Photo courtesy of Chris Weise
Congratulations to Chris Weise and the marching band, who became the Oakton Classic Grand Champions this weekend! They scored a 90.86 total average and received a Superior Rating from the judges.
The marching band’s other honors for the day were:
- Highest score of the day in music
- 2nd highest score of the day in percussion
- 3rd highest score of the day in color guard
- Highest score of the day in visual performance (marching)
- Highest score of the day in general effect
Photo courtesy of Jessica Tang
The marching band had its first competition of the year at the USBands Marine Corps Invitational at the Navy Stadium in Annapolis on Saturday, Sept. 28. McLean’s group won 1st place in our division, as well as Best Music, Best Guard, Best Visual, Best Effect, and Best Percussion, ending up in 2nd place overall for the whole day.
I’m so proud of the accomplishments of Chris Weise and those hard-working marching band students!