Welcome to the LHS Instrumental Music Boosters web site! Under the direction of Ms. Brandi Jason, the Instrumental Music Program at Liberty High School currently features seven ensemble groups: Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and Marching Band.
The Boosters support the needs of the overall program in areas such as instruments, instrument maintenance, transportation, uniforms, master musicians, and supplemental instructional staff.
This site, owned and operated by the Boosters, is the central information repository for the LHS Instrumental Music Program, the Boosters and their respective activities.
Brandi Jason is in her fifteenth year as Instrumental Music Director at Liberty High School. She directs the Concert Band, Honors Symphonic Band, Honors Wind Ensemble, Honors Orchestra, Honors Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and the Lions’ Pride Marching Band. Additionally, she is the Instructional Team Leader for the Fine Arts Department.
Ms. Jason is a graduate of James Madison University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and a Master’s degree in Clarinet Performance. While at Liberty she has enjoyed many successes with the program including superior ratings at the county and state level with the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Orchestra, a first place/grand champion title with the Jazz Ensemble at the 2013 Choice Music Awards Festival in New Orleans, LA, as well as 2007-2011, 2013-2014, 2016 and 2018 Chapter V (Greater MD, VA, WV) Championship titles, and the 2018 Atlantic Coast Group 3 Open Class Championship win (best music, visual and drum major) with the marching band. Her ensembles travel bi-annually to Orlando, Florida (Disney World and Universal Studios) and continue to actively perform within the greater Eldersburg community.
Ms. Jason conducted the 2006 Carroll All-County High School Band and currently works as an associate conductor for the Carroll Concert (Sousa) Band. Ms. Jason continues to perform regularly on the clarinet and piano within the community. She is a 2018 GRAMMY Music Educator Award Finalist and a 2016 GRAMMY Music Educator Award Semi-Finalist. In 2016 she was a Carroll County Outstanding Teacher Finalist, and, most recently, Ms. Jason was awarded the 2019 Carroll County Teacher of the Year.