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Coordinator: Jamie Barrack

The Thomas Dale H
igh School band program is one of the finest in Virginia. It is led by Sarah Klinger and Steven Kunka. The Wind Ensemble, which performs grade VI music, has received Superior ratings 9 of the past 10 years. The Symphonic and Concert Bands perform grade V and IV respectively and provide opportunities for students to bond and perform. The Marching Knights is a 120-member Ensemble that has earned multiple awards and accolades from judges and audiences alike. The acclaimed Jazz Band performs music from a wide range of style periods and composers. Band students are provided with many opportunities for individual growth. They have averaged over 30 students in All-District Band for a decade, qualified 10 students annually for All-Virginia Band auditions, and placed from 1 to 4 students in All-State Band for the past 10 years.