Welcome to the Yorktown High School Band Booster Website. Congratulations to the Yorktown Band Program for being named a 2013-2014 Honor Band by the Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Association. The Music Department was also named a GRAMMY Signature Schools semi-finalist in 2013 for outstanding commitment to music education, and the Symphonic Band and Percussion Ensemble have been invited to the 2015 Music For All National Concert Band Festival (Press Release Here) . See the video of Yorktown’s World Premiere of Voyage here! Catch a full recap of the band’s recent accolades here!
Want to learn more about what Marching Band & Band Camp are all about? Check out our Marching Band Video Trailer Here!
Band Bulletin: Bulletin 25, 2/2 – 2/15
- Monday, Feb. 2, 5 – 8 pm, eat at 4520 Lee Highway Chipotle & they will donate 50% of the order to Yorktown! Must tell cashier you want to support the Yorktown Band Program.
- February 12, 3:15 – 4:45 pm, Symphonic Band Rehearsal & Clinic with U.S. Army Band members.
- February 18 – Concert Featuring Swanson Concert Band, Williamsburg Symphonic Band, and Yorktown Concert Band.
- February 19 – Concert Featuring Williamsburg Wind Ensemble, Swanson Wind Ensemble, & Yorktown Symphonic Band.
- February 24 – Marine Band Brass Quintet Performance, 9:10 am at Yorktown.
What Are People Saying About The Yorktown Bands?
- “Your program here at Yorktown is World-Class and has a glowing reputation . . . I’ve heard your bands before and everybody’s familiar with the good work that’s happening here” Adjudicator – Regional Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival.
- “Congratulations Yorktown, your band is killin,’ you’ve got a great program here, I love everything about it here – the enthusiasm, your choice of material, your presentation was spectacular . . . Top marks for you, I couldn’t be more complimentary.” Adjudicator – Regional Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival.
- “Very, very, very fine program, really tasteful, trained, artistry in all areas, keep up the good work.” Judge – Adjudicator, Northeast Marching Band Championships.
- “Wooo! Haha! Very nice! Yeah, I LOVE the intensity you guys just had. I was buying it. There is just a command of what you guys do . . . Yeah. Wow. That’s a moment that takes your breath away.” Judges, Indoor Percussion Championships
- “Yeah! I really liked it. Very nice, polished. Lots of musicality, artistry, strong individual playing, good ensemble playing, solid throughout the ensemble, everyone contributed beautifully, so congratulations, I really enjoyed it.” Adjudicator, VBODA Concert Assessment
- “Very good work, very meticulous work. This is an outstanding group.” Adjudicator, VBODA Concert Assessment
- “I’m thrilled to see high school students involved in chamber music. For me, it’s the most rewarding musical outlet!” – University Professor
- “I’m one of those older walkers who is privileged to enjoy your beautiful music as I circle the track in the evenings . . . many thanks for making my walks so magical.” – Arlington Community Member
Fundraising with Amazon
The Yorktown Band Boosters are now part of the Amazon Associates program. Click on the Amazon search box on the right side of every page, or on the Amazon.com banner on Amazon page. The band will get up to 15% of anything you buy. This is a year round deal – books, music, electronics, holiday shopping – everything’s included! read more..
Would you like to support the Yorktown Bands? You can donate online or by check. Thank you for your patronage. Yorktown Band Boosters Federal ID Number : 54-1769406
You can send checks to:
Yorktown Band Boosters
PO Box 101141
Arlington, VA 22210