Symphonic Band


The Herndon High School Symphonic Band is exceptional by any measure.  The Symphonic ensemble maintains a full schedule of performances and competitions throughout the year.  The Symphonic Band generally performs between Grade III-V literature.

Symphonic Band Awards by year


2017-2018 School Year

  • ​District Assessment, Wakefield HS, Superior rating


2016-2017 School Year

  • District Assessment, Washington-Lee HS, Excellent rating

2015-2016 School Year

  • District Assessment, South Lakes HS, Excellent rating


2014-2015 School Year

  • District Assessment, Washington & Lee HS, Excellent  rating


2013-2014 School Year

  • District Assessment, Wakefield HS, Excellent  rating


2012-2013 School Year

  • District Assessment, South Lakes High Schoo, Excellent  rating

  • OrlandoFest, Universal StudiosSymphonic Band – 2nd place, Superior rating


2011-2012 School Year

  • District Assessment, Madison High School, Excellent rating

  • Spring trip to Chicago, IL


2010-2011 School Year

  • District Assessment, Washington-Lee High Schoo, Superior rating

  • Festival DisneySymphonic Band, Excellent rating (88.5), second place


2009-2010 School Year

  • District Festival, Excellent rating


2008-2009 School Year

  • District FestivalSymphonic Band – Superior rating

  • Myrtle BeachSymphonic Band – Excellent rating, 1st place in class


2007-2008 School Year

  • District FestivalSymphonic Band – Excellent rating

  • OrlandoSymphonic Band – Superior rating


2006-2007 School Year

  • District Band Festival, Excellent rating

  • Williamsburg, Fiesta-Va, Excellent rating


2005-2006 School Year

  • District Band Festival, Superior Ratings

  • NYC Trip (Heritage Festivals), Superior and Best in Class


 2004-2005 School Year

  • District Band Festival, Superior ratings

  • Festival Disney, Orlando Florida, Excellent rating


2003-2004 School Year

  • District XI Band Festival, Superior ratings

  • Heritage Music Festival in Atlanta, GA, 1st place (Silver medal)


2002-2003 School Year

  • All American Band Festival, Hard Rock Cafe, Orlando, Florida, Superior rating and 1st place finish


2001-2002 School Year

  • Festivals of Music in Nashville, TN, 2nd place


2000-2001 School Year

  • Orlando All-Star Music Festival – Combined Symphonic Band, Superior Rating, Best in Class

  • District Band Festival, Superior Rating in Grade V


1999-2000 School Year

  • District Band Festival, Superior Rating in Grade V

  • Dixie Classic National Adjudicators Festival, Virginia Beach, VA, First place in class IV, Superior rating, Second place overall


1998-1999 School Year

  • District IX Band Festival, Superior Rating,

  • Concert at Landmark Mall Montreal, Canada, Second place


1996-1997 School Year

  • District XII Festival, Symphonic Band II - Excellent Rating, Symphonic Band I – Superior Rating

  • Nashville Music Festival, Nashville, TN