2010 - 2011 Highlights

Photo Albums

High School Band Awards

Band Most Outstanding Most Spirited Most Improved
C2 Julia Kim Anton Martin The Euphoniums
C3G Jennifer Visasky Gretchen Aventino Naod Haddish
C3B John West Meredith Parker Michael Morris
C4 Megan O’Bryan Spencer Boyd Lauren Lebien
Percussion Shon Topper Diego Reyes DK Nguyen

Outstanding Woodwind: Meghan Doyle
Outstanding Brass: Brian Kropaczek
Outstanding Percussion: Jack Prothero
Director Awards
9th Grade: Jontyler Hartmann
10th Grade: Chris Lluber
11th Grade: Jennifer Harazin
12th Grade: Anne Stickley
Senior Drum Major Award
Alex Emmons and Kelly Gawne
David Foster Awards
Band Camp Scholarship: The Swenson Family
Memorial Award: Eddie Nettrour
Lunsford/Behrend Scholarship
Ainsley Kilgo
Stokes Scholarship
Megan McMahon
NBA Oustanding Musician Award:
Shamik Chakraborty, Naquan Henry, Jason Ko, Eddie Nettrour, Anne Stickley, and Wil Taube
Louis Armstrong Jazz Award:
Nick Bock
Departmental Honors
Megan McMahon
Semper Fidelis Award
Meghan Doyle
John Philip Sousa Award
Ainsley Kilgo

Middle School Spring Trip to Busch Gardens - May 13, 2011
Congratulations Robinson Middle School Band & Orchestra!
In competition with schools from throughout the Commonwealth, the orchestra, chorus and band departments
earned 7 superior ratings, 3 excellent ratings, 7 first place trophies, 2 second place trophies,
an Outstanding Cello Section award, and Orchestra and Band Grand Champion trophies.
Album 1 - Album 2
Video 1 - Video 2 - Video 3 - Video 4

2011 VBODA State Assessment
Congratulations to all the Robinson Bands!
Concert 3-Blue – Excellent
Concert 3-Gold – Excellent
Concert 4 – Superior
Symphonic Band – Superior

Congratulations to the following Robinson High School Band and Orchestra students who have been selected through audition to perform in the 2011 All-Virginia Band and Orchestra event to be held on April 7-9 in Charlottesville. These students had to first be selected to either their Regional Orchestra or District Band, and then were selected from a competitive audition pool of over 1200 students this past weekend at James Madison University. Bravo!

David Chung
So Yeun Jeng
Megan McMahon
Kevin Thompson
Symphonic Band:
Jen Harazin
Jontyler Hartman
Brian Kropaczek
Taylor Speed
Concert Band:
Meghan Doyle
Ainsley Kilgo

CONGRATULATIONS to the following Robinson HS Band students on being accepted as a performer or alternate in the District XI 2011 All-District Band. These students were accepted through a competitive audition process from a group of more than 700 students auditioning. Students selected into the Symphonic and Concert Bands will take part in the All-District Band event to be held at WT Woodson High School on February 3-5. Guest Conductors will be Dr. Tom Fraschillo from The University of Southern Mississippi and Prof. Travis Cross from Virginia Tech. It take a lot of work, preparation, and learning to be accepted into one of these ensembles. (Students marked with an asterisk* have earned an opportunity to audition for the All-Virginia Band and Orchestra Festival later this Spring). Please congratulate these terrific young people when you see them!

*Johnson Lorena Piccolo Concert Band
Son Sophie Flute Symphonic Band
*McGuire Caitlin Flute Concert Band
Bishop Megan Flute Concert Band
Kwon Minji Flute Concert Band
Tippett Rachel Oboe Concert Band
*Doyle Meghan Eb Clarinet Symphonic Band
*Harazin Jennifer Bb Clarinet Symphonic Band
Kim Kyunghoon Bb Clarinet Symphonic Band
Fitchett Nicole Bb Clarinet Symphonic Band
Ghadiyaram Monica Bb Clarinet Concert Band
Regan Alison Bb Clarinet First Alternate
*Speed Taylor Bass Clarinet Symphonic Band
*Hartman Jontyler Bass Clarinet Symphonic Band
Lebein Lauren Bass Clarinet Concert Band
*Kilgo Ainsley Alto Saxophone Symphonic Band
Karas Matthew Alto Saxophone Symphonic Band
Kilgo Grayson Alto Saxophone Symphonic Band
Banks Nate Alto Saxophone Concert Band
Reinsel Sam Tenor Saxophone Concert Band
*Henry Naquan Baritone Saxophone Symphonic Band
*McMahon Megan French Horn Symphonic Band
Witter Drew French Horn Concert Band
Miller Zachary French Horn Concert Band
Barto Eleanor French Horn Concert Band
Olson Courtney Trumpet Symphonic Band
Flint Ben Trumpet Symphonic Band
Nettrour Eddie Trumpet Concert Band
*Emmons Alex Tenor Trombone Symphonic Band
Knitzer Rachel Tenor Trombone Concert Band
*Stickley Anne Tenor Trombone Concert Band
Kim John Tenor Trombone Second Alternate
Terry Barton Euphonium Symphonic Band
*Kropaczek Brian Tuba Symphonic Band
Sheldon Zachary Tuba Concert Band
Green Noah Tuba Second Alternate 

CONGRATULATIONS to the following Robinson MS Band students on being accepted as a performer or alternate in the District XI 2011 All-District Band. These students were accepted through a competitive audition process from a group of more than 500 students auditioning. Students selected into the band will take part in the All-District Band event to be held at WT Woodson High School on February 3-5. The guest conductor will be former Robinson band director Linda Gammon. It takes a lot of hard work to be accepted into one of these ensembles.
Please congratulate these terrific young people when you see them!
Champs Barto David Trombone
Champs Pearson Mackenzie Baritone (Alternate)
Stars Henry Austin Tenor Sax (Alternate)
Green Coleman Thomas Percussion (Alternate)
Green Neston Victoria Clarinet
Purple Martin Prescott Trumpet
Purple Ruthinoski Dominic Percussion
Purple Won Minsik (Dean) Clarinet
Red Gunnarson Peter Oboe
Red O'Bryan Allison Clarinet

Congratulations to Nathaniel Banks, Junior band member, for being selected as the lead alto saxophone for the All-Virginia Jazz Ensemble.
Nate will perform with the band at the Virginia Music Educators Association Conference in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday November 20th.
The Robinson Band is very proud of Nate for being one of only two alto saxophone players to be selected to the ensemble in the state of Virginia.
More information about the All-Virginia Jazz Ensemble and their upcoming performance can be found at www.vbodajazz.org.

VBODA State Marching Assessment ~ October 30, 2010
West Springfield HS
Rating: 1 Superior

USSBA Northern Virginia Showcase ~ October 16, 2010

Park View High School, Sterling, VA
2nd Place Division 6 Open

USSBA Marine Corps Invitational ~ October 2, 2010
United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
1st Place Division 6 Open

Hermitage Classic ~ September 25, 2010
Hermitage High School, Richmond,VA
2nd Place Division 5A

Mid-Atlantic Middle School Concert Band Camp ~ Sweet Briar College ~ July 18-22, 2010
Nicole Genge was awarded the Director's Award.
JonTyler Hartman was awarded a Dorm Award and THE Outstanding Camper Award for the entire camp!
JonTyler, Jordan, Nicole, and Claire performed in camp recitals.

Robinson Marching Rams 2010 ARTIST MARCHERS
Congratulations! Go Rams!

Name Section Grade Date
Meghan Doyle Clarinet 12 9/29/10
Alison Regan Clarinet 12 9/29/10
Megan McMahon Mellophone 12 9/29/10
Anne Stickley Trombone 12 9/29/10
Jeffrey Hilton Mellophone 11 10/1/10
Ainsley Kilgo Saxophone 12 10/1/10
Valerie McLean Clarinet 10 10/1/10
Emily Smith Trumpet 11 10/1/10
Natasha Penfield Trombone 10 10/6/10
Lauren Lebein Clarinet 11 10/6/10
Sam Reinsel Saxophone 11 10/6/10
Nicole Fitchett Clarinet 12 10/7/10
Grayson Kilgo Saxophone 10 10/7/10
Caitlin McGuire Flute 12 10/7/10
Daniel Salbert Mellophone 10 10/7/10
Natalie Johnson Flute 12 10/12/10
Brian Sharp Mellophone 10 10/12/10
Hannah Root Tuba 12 10/12/10
Alison Hunter Euphonium 10 10/14/10
Courtney Olson Trumpet 12 10/14/10
Terry Barton Euphonium 12 10/14/10
Liam Dillon Euphonium 10 10/15/10
Jen Harazin Clarinet 11 10/15/10
Jon Tyler Hartman Tuba   9 10/15/10
Sarah Jones Clarinet 10 10/15/10
Rachel Knitzer Trombone 12 10/15/10
Lorena Johnson Flute 12 10/18/10
Megan Pearsen Color Guard   9 10/18/10
Alex Winkowski Clarinet 10 10/18/10
Gretchen Aventino Clarinet 10 10/20/10
Henry Naquan Saxophone 12 10/20/10
Meredith Parker Front Ensemble 12 10/20/10
Miae Bok Cologuard 12 10/21/10
Monica Ghadiyaram Clarinet 11 10/21/10
Jack Prothero Drum Line 11 10/21/10
Megan Bishop Flute 12 10/25/10
Ben Flint Trumpet 10 10/25/10
Emilia Otero Saxophone 10 10/25/10
Maggie Brudvig Clarinet 10 10/28/10
Joey Camerisi Mellophone 10 10/28/10
Nicole Genge Drum Line   9 10/28/10
Matthew McMahon Trumpet 10 10/28/10
Rachel Tippett Trumpet 10 10/28/10



President - Meghan Doyle
Vice President - Ainsley Kilgo
Secretary - Natalie Johnson
Treasurer - Alison Regan
Head Librarians - Anne Stickley


Alex Emmons
Kelly Gawne
Drew Witter


Miae Bok
Natalie Kwon
Morgan Nitz


FLUTE: Megan Bishop, Lorena Johnson, Caitlin McGuire
CLARINET: Meghan Doyle, Alison Regan
SAXOPHONES: Ainsley Kilgo, Sam Reinsel
MELLOPHONE: Megan McMahon, Zach Miller
TRUMPET: Eddy Nettrour, Courtney Olson
TROMBONE: Rachel Knitzer, Anne Stickley
EUPHONIUM: Barton Terry
SOUSAPHONE: Brian Kropaczek, Hannah Root
DRUM LINE: Jack Prothero, Stephen Ramos
FRONT ENSEMBLE: Kevin Clark, Carolyn Seeger

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