Here is how the concert bands have done at VBODA, Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association Spring Assessments.
Year Group Music Grade Level Overall Score
2003 Concert Band 4 II
2004 Symphonic Band V 1
2005 Concert Band III 1
2005 Symphonic Band VI 1
2006 Symphonic Band IV 1
2006 Wind Ensemble VI 1
2007 Symphonic Band III 1
2007 Wind Ensemble VI 1
2008 Symphonic Band IV 1
2008 Wind Ensemble VI 1
2009 Wind Ensemble Data unavailable 1
2010 Wind Ensemble V 1
2011 Wind Ensemble V 1
2012 Wind Ensemble V 1
2013 Wind Ensemble V 1
2014 Symphonic Band IV 1
2014 Wind Ensemble V 1
2015 Wind Ensemble V 1
2016 Symphonic Band IV 1
2016 Wind Ensemble V 1
2017 Symphonic Band IV 1
2017 Wind Ensemble V 1
Other Honors or Events of Note include:
2005 Fiesta-Val, Lakeland/Orlando, FL – Outstanding Achievement Award
2008 Fiesta-Val Atlanta, GA – Wind Ensemble, 1st Place in Class and Champion
May, 2012 hosted Music in the Parks. Band members that year loaned instruments to a visiting band that had lost theirs in a traffic accident.
2015 & 2016 Hosted All County Middle and High School Band Events
In 2003, Deep Run’s concert season band was called Concert Band. In 2004, the band was called Symphonic Band. In 2005, the band was split in to two groups. The first band was called Concert Band and the upper, audition entry band was called Symphonic Band. Since 2006, the concert season band has been divided into the Symphonic Band and the elite, audition entry Wind Ensemble.
Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band members regularly qualify for all county, all district, and all state honor bands. In 2014, 16 students qualified for district band, more than any other high school in the district.
The Wind Ensemble usually performs grades V (advanced high school and college level) and VI (professional level) music in VBODA Spring Assessment/Festival. Top Overall Score is a 1 or I.