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!
- December 18 – Winter Bands Concert – 7 pm
- January 12, 13, & 15 – Middle School Auditions for 2015-2016 Yorktown Bands. Sign-Up & Audition Requirements Here.
- January 24 – Essentially Ellington Regional High School Jazz Band Festival. Free & open to the public, including evening concert by U.S. Army Blues! Details Here.
- January 31 – Yorktown Symphonic Camp for ALL BANDS! Students will work with professional musicians during the day, and a free concert by the U.S. Navy Concert Band at 7 pm.
- February 12 – 3:15 – 4:45 pm, Symphonic Band Rehearsal & Clinic with members of U.S. Army Band.
What Are People Saying About The Yorktown Bands?
- “Very, very, very fine program, really tasteful, trained, artistry in all areas, keep up the good work.” Judge – Adjudicator, Northeast Marching Band Championships.
- “Wow! That is killin’, that is just super bad. Great Bone Section!” Clinician, Chantilly Jazz Festival
- “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
5200 Yorktown Blvd.
Arlington VA, 22207