Northern Virginia Youth Winds

NVYW

Audition

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.

2018 - 2019 Audition Registration

Junior Winds Audition Dates (rising 6th through rising 8th grades)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - Washington Irving Middle School, Springfield, VA - map
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - Washington Irving MIddle School - map
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - Rachel Carson Middle School, Herndon, VA - map
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 (only as needed) - Washington Irving Middle School - map

Click the sign up button to register online:

All duplicate registrations will use newest time slot requested.

Symphonic Winds Audition Dates (rising 9th - 12th grades)
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Washington Irving Middle School, Springfield, VA - map
Monday, June 4, 2018 - Washington Irving Middle School, Springfield, VA - map
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - Washington Irving Middle School, Springfield, VA - map
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - Rachel Carson Middle School, Herndon, VA - map
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - Rachel Carson Middle School, Herndon, VA - map

Click the sign up button to register online:

All duplicate registrations will use newest time slot requested.

Note: Walk-in registrations will be accepted when time and space allow. Students will audition in order of arrival within their time slots and will be afforded a reasonable amount of warm-up time.

The audition fee of $26.75 ($25 plus $1.75 processing fees) may be paid online during the registration process or paid by check, payable to "Northern Virginia Youth Winds". Please write the student's name and either Symphonic Winds or Junior Winds audition fee on the check.

Note: Returning students' audition fees are waived. Use the "Sign up & pay later" button at the end of registration.

Mail check to:
Northern Virginia Youth Winds
c/o City of Fairfax Band Association
P.O. Box 1306
Fairfax, VA 22038-1306

Audition locations:
Washington Irving Middle School map
8100 Old Keene Mill Rd., Springfield, VA 22152
Facing the school, entrance #2 is to the left, towards the back of the school.
 
Rachel Carson Middle School map
13618 McLearen Rd., Herndon, VA 20171
Facing the school, entrance #1 is in the center of the school.

What Is Expected at NVYW Auditions

Tuition

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)
info-nvyw@fairfaxband.org

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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