Awards

 

2018-2019 School Year

Marching Season

“Red, White & Bleu”, Drum Majors Diego Acosta Argueta, Zoey Birman, Jordan Meyer

  • Virginia Honor Band

  • Shenandoah Valley Marching Invitational: 5th place, Group 4

  • Parade of Champions, James Madison University: 10th place, Group 5A

  • Battle of the Blue Ride: 3rd place overall

  • VBODA: Superior Rating

Concert Season

  • District Assessment ratings

Symphonic Band – Good 

Symphonic Winds - Excellent

Wind Ensemble – Excellent

2017-2018 School Year

Marching Season

“From Dusk til Dawn”, Drum Majors Diego Acosta Argueta, Allison Bliss, Allen Truong

  • USBands Maryland State Championships: 1st place all captions group 6A

  • Battle of the Blue Ridge: 3rd place overall

  • Indoor Guard and Drumline show titled “The Curse”

  • VBODA: Superior Rating

Concert Season

  • District Assessment ratings

Symphonic Band – Superior 

Wind Ensemble – Superior

2016-2017 School Year 

Marching Season

"Jungle", Drum Majors Kevin Archambeault, Emma Wilson, Cale Witmer

  • Oakton HS: 4th place overall

  • Parade of Champions, James Madison University: 11th place overall

  • Indoor Drumline show titled “Demons and Angels”

  • Indoor Guard show titled “Lost Boys”

  • VBODA: Superior Rating

Concert Season

  • District Assessment ratings

Symphonic Band – Excellent 

Wind Ensemble – Excellent

2015-2016 School Year 

Marching Season

Rain or Shine, Drum Majors:  Julia Picchiottino, Sarah Otih and Peter Trapp

  • 19th annual Showcase of Bands hosted at Herndon High School

  • Towson University - Prelims - 1st place all captions group 6A

  • Towson University - Finals: 3rd against all bands, best percussion against all bands

  • Loudoun Valley HS, First place all captions group 5A, best percussion and guard for whole day

  • VBODA State Marching Assessment, Patriot High School, Superior Rating

Concert Season

  • District Assessment, South Lakes HS

Symphonic Band – Excellent  rating

Wind Ensemble – Excellent rating

HHS Winter Indoor Drumline - Scholastic Regional A Division

  • Indoor Drumline show titled “Bring the Heat”

Winter Guard – Scholastic Regional A2 Division

  • Indoor Guard show titled “Lord of the Dance”

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2014-2015 School Year –  Virginia Honor Band (3rd year in a row)

 

Marching Season

The Final Frontier, Drum Majors:  Braden Cuttler, Julia Picchiottino and Peter Trapp

  • 18th annual Showcase of Bands hosted at Herndon High School

  • Loudoun Valley HS, 1st place in 4A

  • Parade of Champions, James Madison University, 7th Place

  • VBODA State Marching Assessment, Patriot High School, Superior Rating

Concert Season

  • District Assessment, Washington & Lee HS

Symphonic Band – Excellent  rating

Wind Ensemble – Superior rating

  • VBODA Jazz Assessment, Chantilly HS – Excellent Rating

 

HHS Winter Indoor Drumline - Scholastic Regional A Division

  •  AIA Preliminaries at Robinson HS, 2nd place

  • AIA Finals at Robinson HS, 3rd place

 

Winter Guard – Scholastic Regional A2 Division

Show Name – Scarecrow

  • AIA Regional Competition at Mt Vernon HS, 7th place

  • AIA Regional Competition hosted by TJ at South County HS, 3rd place

  • AIA Regional Competition at Freedom HS, 2nd place

  • AIA Regional Competition at Broad Run HS, 5th place

  • AIA Regional Championship, 6th place in Preliminaries; 7th place in Finals

 

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2013-2014 School Year – Virginia Honor Band

 

Marching Season

Star-Crossed, Drum Majors: Dasha Bradfield, Holly Novak, Blake Morgan

  • 17th annual Showcase of Bands hosted at Herndon High School

  • Caroline Invitational, Caroline, Virginia, 2nd place in 5A

  • Arundel High School, Arundel, Maryland, 1st place 6 Open Band in all Captions

  • Chesapeake Challenge, Towson, Maryland, 1st place 6 Open Band in all captions, grand champion music

  • VBODA State Marching Assessment, Millbrook High School, Superior Ratings from all judges

  • 2013 Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade, Honolulu, Hawaii

Grand Champion

 

Concert Season

  • District Assessment, Wakefield HS

Symphonic Band – Excellent  rating

Wind Ensemble – Superior rating

  • Chantilly Jazz Festival – Excellent rating

 

Winter Drumline – Percussion Scholastic Regional A

  • West Potomac HS – 2nd in all captions

  • Mills Godwin HS, Richmond, VA – 2nd in all captions

  • Woodbridge HS- 2nd in General Effect and Visual 5th overall

  • FINALS at Freedom HS  – 3rd in music and 4th overall

 

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2012-2013 School Year – Virginia Honor Band

 

Marching Season

Songs of the Northern Seas, Drum Majors:  Dasha Bradfield, Jessie Horting, Blake Morgan

  • Millbrooke High School, 3rd place

  • 16th annual Showcase of Bands hosted at Herndon High School

  • Parade of Champions, James Madison University, 5th place

  • VBODA State Marching Assessment, Battlefield High School, Superior ratings from all judges

 

Concert Season

  • District Assessment, South Lakes High School

Symphonic Band – Excellent  rating

Wind Ensemble – Superior rating

  • OrlandoFest, Universal Studios

Symphonic Band – 2nd place, Superior rating

Wind Ensemble – 1st place, Superior rating

  • Jazz Band – 1st place, Excellent Rating

  • Percussion Ensemble – 1st place, Superior rating

 

Winter Drumline – Percussion Scholastic Regional A

 

  • West Potomac high School – 1st place

  • Mills E. Godwin High School – 1st place

  • Freedom High School in Loudoun County – 2nd place

  • Hayfield High School in Fairfax, – 1st place

 

 

2011-2012 School Year
 

Marching Season

 

Lost and found, Drum Majors: Adam Trapp and Leann Poirier

  • Midlothian High School Showcase of Bands, 1st place in all captions Class AAA, Superior Rating

  • 15th annual Showcase of Bands hosted at Herndon High

  • USSBA Southeastern Virginia Regional, Sportsplex Stadium, Virginia Beach, score of 81.063

  • VBODA State Assessment, Superior Rating (inside due to snow)

 

Concert Season

 

  • District Assessment, Madison High School

Symphonic Band – Excellent rating

Wind Ensemble – Good rating

  • VBODA Jazz Assessment, Colonial Forge High School – Superior Rating

  • Spring trip to Chicago, IL

 

 

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