Under the direction of Steve Ballard
Classes offered during the regular school day (for grades) are:
- Symphonic Band
- Symphonic Wind Enemble (auditioned)
- Symphonic Percussion
- Percussion Ensemble (auditioned)
Extra-Curricular Bands, Ensembles
Band activities that take place outside the regular school day.
(Thomas Jefferson Marching Colonials, TJMC)
Under the direction of Eric Sabo, this auditioned group rehearses after school. The group performs at the Viennese Ball, seasonal band concerts, Valentine’s Dance, Chantilly Jazz Fest, Jazz Cabaret and other school events.
Jazz Band Club
Open to any TJ student, this ensemble meets once a week during 8th period and performs at the end-of-the year Jazz Cabaret
Winter Drum Line
Indoor percussion unit consisting of a marching battery (snares, tenors, and bass drums), marching cymbals, and a stationary pit (marimbas, vibraphone, synthesizer) that performs a choreographed show at competitions throughout the season.
Indoor color guard unit that showcases flag and weapons talent, performing a dynamic show at local, regional, state and national competitions during the season.