T.C. Williams Band
tc williams

Alexandria, VA

T.C. Williams 

High School



Spring Trip: Fees due by Wednesday, February 28

Percussion Ensemble: Tuesdays, 3:45-5:00pm

Upcoming Events

February 15, Pre-Assessment Clinic 2-4pm

February 20, Pre-Assessment Concert @ 6:30pm

March 2 & 3, District Ten Assessment @ Falls Church HS

March 14, Jazz Pyramid Concert 7pm @ GW Middle School

March 22, Jazz 4 Justice 6-8pm @ NOVA-Alexandria

April 28, Music in the Parks Festival @ Hershey Park

Band Boosters Meetings | 7:00 PM in the Band Room, Jan 10, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 11, May 9, and Jun 6






TC Williams High School                              3330 King St. Alexandria, VA 22302


(703) 824-6859

2017 TC Williams Wind Ensemble

2017 TC Williams Wind Ensemble


Concert Band

This course is for new band students or those switching instruments. Students focus on the development of basic skills and knowledge of instrumental music (wind and percussion) including scales, tone quality, and sight-reading.  Students will study and perform music of various genres and grade levels.  The band will perform at VBODA Concert Assessment in March. This course is open to all grade levels.                                        

Prerequisite: Director Approval

Jazz Band

The focus of this course is to develop skill and knowledge in jazz performance and styling. Students will learn elements of jazz improvisation and be exposed to a variety of styles.  The jazz combo is a dynamic group that performs all over the Washington metro area. Students in combo must be members of the jazz band and will be selected by the direct

Co-requisite: Must be currently enrolled in a Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, or Concert Band, or director approval

Symphonic Band

This course focuses on the further development of skills and knowledge with a focus on aesthetics and musicality. Skills learned previously are reviewed and expanded to prepare members for more advanced literature.  Students will study and perform music of various genres and grade levels with a strong focus on VBODA grades IV- V.  The band will perform at VBODA Concert Assessment in March. This course is open to all grade levels and requires an audition.                                        

Prerequisite: Middle School Band & Successful Audition


The Marching Titans is one of the most visible organizations at TC Williams High School.  In addition to developing and reinforcing strong performance skills, students enrolled in marching band will develop individual responsibility, citizenship, teamwork, discipline, attention to detail, spatial awareness, physical and mental strength and endurance.  Members perform throughout the fall at football games, parades, and competitions.                 

Co-requisite: Marching Band is required for all Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble students not participating in a TCW High School VHSL fall sport


Wind ensemble

This is the premier ensemble at TC Williams. Members develop their musical sensitivity and skills, as well as a theoretical understanding of musical literature. Students will perform challenging literature from traditional and contemporary repertoires at VBODA grades V-VI.  As the premier wind band in the school, students are expected to practice regularly and attend sectionals as needed.  Though not required, members are highly encouraged to take private lessons. This course requires an audition.                                

Prerequisite: One Year of High School & Successful Audition

Other Performance Opportunities

Throughout the year, students will have the opportunity to audition and perform at a variety of musical events, including Pit Orchestra, All-District and All-State Band, Solo and Ensemble, as well as other events in the community. 



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