Band & Winter Guard News

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recognized the JMHS Marching Ensemble for their award-winning season at their February 25th meeting.  You can catch these amazing musicians at their upcoming concert on March 11 at 7:00 pm in the JMHS Auditorium.  The concert is in preparation for the upcoming VBODA state concert assessments on March 20 and 21.

Winter Guard has begun their 2020 season! This year’s show is called “Toxicity.”  Their show took Second Place in their class at Patriot HS on February 8th and Second Place in their class at Woodgrove HS on February 22nd. Their remaining competition schedule is:

  • 3/7 at the WGI regional at Powhatan HS, Powhatan, VA
  • 3/14 at the James River show being held at Cosby HS in Richmond
  • 3/28 at the AIA Circuit Championships at the Hampton Roads Coliseum

The Madison Jazz Band will present Jazz Night on March 24 at 7:00 pm in the JMHS auditorium.  Jazz Night typically includes a performance by and collaboration with professional jazz musicians, and this year the Jazz Band will be performing with renowned trumpeter Dave Detwiler and members of his jazz ensemble.  Dave Detwiler is a fixture in the music scene in this region as both a performer and an educator.  Admission is free.