Wootton Band Students in their College Band!
Great to see former Wootton and La Plata band students in college band and at the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament! Congratulations!
Congratulations to Jessica and Katie!
Congratulations to Jessica Zhu (12th grade) and Katie Hwang (10th grade) who performed last night as finalists in the US Army Orchestra Young Artist Competition. String players from across the DMV auditioned to be considered for this competition,...
On Tuesday, March 2, 2023, the Wootton Bands participated in the District II Band Adjudication. The Patriot Winds, Symphonic Winds, and Wind Ensemble received straight A’s, with overall ratings of All Superior. Comments include “Beautiful...
MMEA Outstanding Music Educator
Mrs. Eckerle was awarded the MMEA Outstanding Music Educator Award. She was recognized at the Annual Awards for Excellence presentation during the MMEA annual conference on Saturday, March 4, 2023.
WBDI Scroll of Excellence
Mrs. Eckerle was awarded the Women Band Directors International Scroll of Excellence Award on December 14, 2022, for her consistency, contribution, and passion for band and music education. The purpose of the Scroll of Excellence award is to honor...
The Wootton Percussion Ensemble perform with the MCYO Philharmonic on December 11 at Strathmore, in the east coast premiere of Oscar Navarro’s Libertadores, a beautiful and powerful homage to the Amazon Forest, its indigenous people, and the idea coming together as one people. Congratulations on a great performance!
Congratulations to the 22-23 Maryland All State Members
56 Made MCPS Honor Band and All-State!
Congratulations to Wootton County and All-State Members. Wootton had 56 members make an All-State ensemble, the most in the state. View County and State Honors Results
2022 MMBA Open West Region Champions
On November 5, 2022, the Marching Band competed at the MMBA Urbana competition, a Prelims/Finals format. They performed at 2:30 and won 1st place in the Open-Small division, earning the caption award for Best Color Guard, Best Overall Effect, and...
Patriot Winds to perform at the MMEA Fall In-Service
On Friday, October 21, 2022, the Patriot Winds helped me present a session on tone at the Maryland Music Educators Fall Conference, which was very well received. Some students spoke, and they handled themselves very professionally. All Patriot...