Northern Virginia Youth Winds



Who is Eligible

NVYW Symphonic Winds is open to students, grades 9 - 12, and NVYW Junior Winds is open to students, grades 6 - 8, who are members in good standing in their public, private, parochial or home school band. Placement and/or seating of students in their school band will not be considered in determining acceptance or placement in Symphonic Winds / Junior Winds. Selection to the ensemble will be determined by successful audition and instrumentation needs.

Auditions for the 2018 - 2019 season have concluded. Auditions for 2019 - 2020 will take place in late May / early June 2019.

What Is Expected at NVYW Auditions


Tuition for the 2018 - 2019 season will be $395, due on confirmation of participation. Need-based scholarships may be available. Applications will be made available at the time of acceptance and due upon confirmation of participation. 

Contact Us

Northern Virginia Youth Winds
City of Fairfax Band Association
P.O. Box 1306
Fairfax, VA 22038-1306
571-336-CFBA (2322)

Northern Virginia Youth Winds represent the Educational Division of the City of Fairfax Band Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Donations made to the association are tax deductible as provided by the United States federal tax code.

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