Sherando High School Indoor Competition


1st Place

Class Scholastic A 

OCHS Band Program Earns Honor Band Distinction

For the third year in a row, and 11th time overall, the OCHS Band Program has earned the VBODA Honor Band distinction after receiving Superior ratings at both their marching and concert band assessments!

Congratulations to all of these hard working musicians and their Director, Allison Satterwhite.

2024 Concert Band Assessments

On Saturday, March 2nd, the OCHS Concert Band and Wind Ensemble traveled to Charlottesville High School for their VBODA concert assessments. 

Both ensembles did an amazing job! Concert Band earned a rating of Excellent and Wind Ensemble earned a rating of Superior. 

Congratulations to all of these talented musicians and Director, Allison Satterwhite.

Jazz Nights

On February 13th and 15th, the OCHS chorus and jazz band hosted Jazz Nights for the community. Both groups performed numerous pieces during the event. Guests were treated to coffee and desserts during intermission.

Art Programs Giving Back to Community

During their Winter concerts, the OCHS Choir and bands collected non-perishable food items that that donated to the Orange Love Outreach Food Pantry.

OCHS Band Students Invited to Participate in District Band

After auditions in December, 30 students from OCHS were invited to perform at the District Band event in February, with 2 more selected as alternates. Over 200 students throughout the area auditioned.

Additionally, 13 were invited to audition for the All-Virginia Band/Orchestra.

2023 Gordonsville Veteran's Day Parade


VBODA Marching Assessment at Hermitage High School


Superior Rating

Shenandoah Valley Music Invitational:


1st Place - Class 3A

Best Music

Best General Effect

Best Percussion

James Madison University

Parade of Champions 2023:


2nd Place - Class 2A

Best Visual

Best Percussion

Hermitage Classic 


1st Place - Class 1A

Best Marching

Best Music

Best Percussion

2023 Band camp is in full swing at OCHS. The kids are working hard, even in the heat! Can’t wait to see what they have to show at the family and friends event!!

For more information, please refer to the 2023 Marching Band Handbook.

2023 Band Camp

Week One:

Monday, July 24th - 8:00 am - 6:00pm

Tuesday, July 25th - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, July 26th - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday, July 27th - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday, July 28th - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Week Two:

Monday, July 31st - 3:00 pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday, August 1st - 3:00 pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday, August 2nd - 3:00 pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, August 3rd - 3:00 pm - 8:00pm

Friday, August 4th - 3:00 pm - 8:00pm

Volunteers and Items Needed for Band Camp! Please visit our Sign-up Genius to see how you can help.