Chesterfield County music programs win awards

In the 2014-15 school year, high school music programs within Chesterfield County Public Schools were recognized as outstanding:

Honor bands

Seven high schools achieved honor band status after earning superior ratings at the marching band assessment in the fall and at the symphonic band assessment in the spring. The Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association recognized these band and orchestra programs: Clover Hill High, Cosby High, Thomas Dale High, Manchester High, Matoaca High, Midlothian High and Monacan High.

Blue Ribbon Awards

The Virginia Music Educators Association presented Blue Ribbon Awards to five Chesterfield County high schools: Clover Hill High, Cosby High, Thomas Dale High, Manchester High and Midlothian High. To obtain this recognition, a school’s top-level groups in band, chorus and orchestra must achieve superior ratings at district assesments.