Archdiocesan Music Program


The Archdiocesan Music Program offers instrumental lessons and a group band experience in Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Washington.

Archdiocesan Band Festival Performance Times

The time listed below is your school's performance time. Please arrive 1 hour before that time. When you arrive, report to the auditorium. Your teacher will meet your band when a warm-up room is available.

For most schools, first year students (Beginner Band) do not play at the band festival. Ask your teacher if you are not sure.

North Festival

Sunday, April 14, 2019
St. John's College High School, 2607 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015.

11:10 St. John the Evangelist
11:30 St. Elizabeth
11:50 Holy Redeemer/Kensington, St. Mary/Rockville, Our Lady of Victory, & St. Raphael
12:10 St. Bernadette
12:30 St. Patrick
12:50 St. Anthony
1:10 Holy Cross
1:30 St. Martin of Tours
1:50 Our Lady of Lourdes
2:10 St. Jane de Chantal
2:30 St. Andrew Apostle & Little Flower/Bethesda
2:50 Blessed Sacrament
3:10 St. Francis International
3:30 St. Bartholomew, St. Jude, Mary of Nazareth, & Mother of God
3:50 St. Peter/Olney
4:10 St. John the Baptist

South Festival

Sunday, March 17, 2019 ☘️
Bishop McNamara High School, 6800 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD 20747

11:10 St. Mary/Bryantown
11:30 St. Columba & St. Mary of the Mills
11:50 St. Ambrose
12:10 St. Mary of the Assumption
12:30 St. Mary/Landover Hills
12:50 Academy of St. Matthias the Apostle
1:10 St. John/Hollywood, Little Flower Great Mills, St. Michael, Our Lady Star of the Sea, Cardinal Hickey Academy
1:30 St. Thomas More
1:50 Archbishop Neale
2:10 Holy Redeemer/College Park
2:30 Holy Family, St. John/Clinton, St. Mary/Piscataway, St. Philip
2:50 St. Joseph
3:10 St. Peter/Capitol Hill
3:30 Father Andrew White
3:50 St. Peter/Waldorf Prep Band
4:10 St. Pius X
4:30 St. Jerome
4:50 St. Peter/Waldorf Concert Band