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!
- February 28 – KAPLAN SAT 10 Question Challenge Seminar. Sign Up 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 28, 3/2 – 3/15
- March 4, Big Band Showdown, 8 pm Center for Arts Concert Hall, GMU
- March 6, Symphonic Band Clinic – Dr. Wayne Gallops
- March 11 – 15, Music For All National Festival, Indianapolis, IN
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