Student Awards & Recognitions



CONGRATULATIONS to ALL the talented Oakton students who participated at VANATS (Virginia National Association of Teachers of Singing) this past weekend at Shenandoah University. Several of our Cougar Chorus students (and two of our Oakton Drama students) placed at the competition. Bravo!

Carolyn Best, (Drama Student), 3rd Place, Musical Theater (Upper HS)

Rachel Bloom, Honors, Classical (Woman, Upper HS)

Max Branciforte 2nd Place, Musical Theater (Men, Upper HS)

Julia Ferri, Honors, Classical AND Musical Theater (Women, Upper HS)

Danielle Huser, Honors, Musical Theater (Women, Upper HS)

Eleanor Jacobson, Honors, Musical Theater AND Classical (Women, Upper HS)

Josh Lemons, 2nd Place, Musical Theater (Men, Lower HS)

Joe Malone, Honors, Musical Theater (Men, Upper HS)

Bella Panciocco, 2nd Place, Musical Theater (Women, Upper HS),

Julia Stein, Honors, Musical Theater (Women, Lower HS)

Other Participants Pictured: Liam Bloom, Vivian Lemons, Isabella Walrath, Ian Matthews (Drama Student), Jonathan Geerdes, and Nancy MacArthur Smith, (Voice Teacher and Event Judge)

2019 VCDCA All-Virgina CHoir

Congratulations to Julia Ferri from Oakton Singers and Molly Manhoff from Chamber Choir on being selected to the 2019 VCDA All-Virginia Choir! They will be attending the event in Richmond VA., April 4-6. Bravo ladies!

(Alternates selected are Tarun Sivanandan from Oakton Singers and Zubin Kaul from Basso Choir).

VMEA Senior Honors choir

Congratulations to Julia Ferri and Eleanor Jacobson from Oakton Singers on being selected for the 2018 VMEA Senior Honors Choir! They will be attending the 2018 VMEA Professional Development Conference at The Homestead Resort in historic Hot Springs, Virginia November 15-17. Bravo ladies!

vmea District 12 chorus

Congratulations to the students who have earned placement into the 2019 District 12 Chorus Event, which will be held at Marshall High School on February 7-9, 2019.

Our 2019 delegates:

Liam Bloom, Rachel Bloom, Suhani Chopra, Gwyneth Coyan, Julia Ferri, Jonny Geerdes, Emma Gerry, Eleanor Jacobson, Zubin Kaul, Conor Krouse, Vivian Lemons, Molly Manhoff, Ian McDuffie, Katie Morin, Om Nawthale, Reagan O’Brien, Mridini Ramachandar, Teresa Ribeiro, Isabel Schmitz, Sophia Scotto, Tarun, Sivanandan, Jackson Smith, Anna Stein, Julia Stein, Anvitha Yellai, Hiro Yoshizaki, Sirena Yu, Leah Zarlenga


Annie Abruzzo, Josh Lemons, Spencer Pryslak

nvmta musical theatre competition

(Northern Virginia music teachers association)

Congratulations to our talented students who placed in the NVMTA Musical Theatre Competition on November 10, 2018.

Vivian Lemons - 3rd Place, Division 1

Julia Stein - Honorable Mention, Division 1

Max Branciforte - 1st Place, Division 3

Joe Malone - 3rd Place, Division 3

Jonathan Geerdes - Honorable Mention, Division 3

Joshua Lemons - Honorable Mention, Division 3


NVMTA Competition

(Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association)

Congratulations to Eleanor Jacobson from Oakton Singers, who made 3rd place in Division 2 in this recent competition!

Congratulations to our 2018 All-State Chorus Delegates

Congratulations to Oakton's 2018 All Virginia Chorus Delegates: Nicole Gaspari, Grace Mead, and Rachel Bloom.  You represent our school and chorus community in an exemplary manner and we couldn’t be more proud!


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Oakton Chorus Students Compete in Regional NATS Competition


Maxwell Branciforte , 2nd Place Musical Theater (pictured here with Voice Teacher, Mrs. Nancy MacArthur Smith)

Maxwell Branciforte, 2nd Place Musical Theater (pictured here with Voice Teacher, Mrs. Nancy MacArthur Smith)

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Parker Waters  (front), 2nd place in both Musical Theater and Classical;  Vivian Lemons  (third from front)

Parker Waters (front), 2nd place in both Musical Theater and Classical; Vivian Lemons (third from front)

Oakton Chorus Students Participate in 2018 District Chorus