Music Dept.

W-L Music Program Earns VMEA Blue Ribbon for 6th Time

The VMEA Blue Ribbon Award is the highest award given to school music programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia and recognizes the achievement in excellence in Band, Orchestra and Choral Performance.

Having recently earned Blue Ribbon Awards in 2007, 2011, 2016, 2018, 2019. 

Students Earn All – Virginia Choir Honors

This past weekend Washington-Liberty High School hosted 450 middle and high school singers from Arlington Public Schools and Fairfax Co. Public Schools for the three days of the 2020 All-District Choir. Congratulations are in order for Class of 2021 students, Caden Henrich and Marissa McDonnell. Both were selected by audition for the 2020 All-Virginia Choir. […]

Students Chosen for the 2020 American Choral Directors Assoc. All-Southern Division & All-District Choirs

Congratulations to Sofia Sanz-Kimura and Gaston Finger who were selected by audition for the 2020 American Choral Directors Association All-Southern Division Honor Choir. The choir will be in March in Mobile, Alabama where Sanz-Kimura and Finger will represent Washington-Liberty HS, Arlington and Virginia in this select choir. Also, congratulations to the following students who were selected by audition for the 2020 […]

W-L HS Students Selected to 2019 All-Virginia Choir in Richmond, VA.

Washington-Lee HS Choir will be represented by two students at the annual 2019 All-Virginia Choir in Richmond, VA. Sophomore Marissa McDonnell, for the second year in a row, will be joined by Freshman Henry Bedell. Three students were also named alternates; Drew Kellenberger (12), Sofia Sanz-Kimura (11) and Joel Brown (10). McDonnell and Bedell will […]

Senior Regional Orchestra Students Aiming for States

Congratulations to seniors Sarah Russell-Hunter, Max Herrmann and Sabrina Shuster for being accepted into the Senior Regional Orchestra on November 8 – 10, 2019. Henry Nissen and Lily Watson were also selected as members of the All-District Orchestra which performed at Wakefield HS on January 12th. Only 44 violins were accepted out of nearly 150 students […]