Welcome to the Yorktown High School Band Booster Website. Congratulations to the Yorktown Music Program for being named a “Blue Ribbon School” in 2012-2013 by the Virginia Music Educator’s Association. The Music Department was also named a GRAMMY Signature Schools semi-finalist, for outstanding commitment to music education.
Congratulations to the Yorktown High School Marching Band for the completion of another great season! This year’s honors include 1st place at the Northern VA Regional competition, 3rd place at the Oakton Classic, a Superior Rating with straight 1’s (best possible) at our State Marching Assessment, and the band was awarded the caption for Best Percussion in 3a competition at the Mid-Atlantic State Championships, where the band finished 4th among 13 competitors and 2nd among Virginia schools. During the season, the band received caption awards for Best Music, Best Visual Performance, and Best Overall Effect. The Yorktown Marching Band was also a WUSA9 Band of the Week!
What Are People Saying About The Yorktown Bands?
- “I’m thrilled to see high school students involved in chamber music. For me, it’s the most rewarding musical outlet!” – University Professor
- “One of the things that I really love here is that you guys are going beyond the technical demands of the drill and the music and you’re really performing! There’s a comfort level to what you’re doing and a confidence that you’re projecting visually – You’ve mastered the vocabulary, and now you can just go there and have a really good time. Thank you.” – Adjudicator, VBODA Assessment
- “It’s not often that we get to say that you’re really performing, and to me that’s one of the highest complements, that as a musician, we can give to one another, and I really want you guys to know how much we appreciate that.” – Adjudicator, VBODA Assessment
- “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
- “This is what you want a judge to do – just make positive comments – thank you for all of your hard work . . . I love it.” – Adjudicator, VBODA Assessment
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.
You can send checks to:
Yorktown Band Boosters
5200 Yorktown Blvd.
Arlington VA, 22207