- Concert Orchestra received a plaque with a Bronze rating
- Symphonic Orchestra received a plaque with a Bronze rating
- Sinfonia Orchestra received a 3rd Place plaque with a Silver rating
- Philharmonic Orchestra received a 1st Place plaque with a Gold rating
- Outstanding Orchestra Group Trophy, given to the orchestra program that received the highest performance scores throughout the festival
- Adjudicator’s Award Trophy, given to the combined school orchestra/band/choir program that received the highest combined performance scores throughout the festival
- Maestro Award Trophy, given to violinist Alexander Bills for his excellent leadership and performance
2023 Orlando Competition
Congratulations to the orchestra, band, and choir students for a wonderful trip to Orlando this past weekend! Below is a list of the awards the orchestra won as part of the Heritage WorldStrides competition:
Congratulations to the students listed below for their acceptance into this year’s All-Virginia Orchestra! Students auditioned this past weekend at JMU and will head down to the Richmond Convention Center for rehearsals and a prestigious performance from April 27-29th.
Ryan Chun, violin
Birka Chun, violin
Christina Wu, cello
Lea Kung, harp (alternate)
Kian Choi, Bb clarinet
The orchestra is very proud of these students for representing the Highlanders at the state level!
The McLean High School Orchestra Program seeks to develop individual musical artistry, ensemble excellence, and promote a life-long enjoyment of music in each young person. This important goal cannot be attained without a sincere desire, effort, and commitment from each orchestra member.