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The City of Fairfax Band Association and its ensembles remain the pride and joy of the City and the whole Fairfax community
— Scott Silverthorne, Mayor
City of Fairfax, VA



The City of Fairfax Band Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 1306
Fairfax, Virginia 22038-1306
571-336-CFBA (2322)
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45th Season of Entertaining Fairfax

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City of Fairfax Band

Important Announcement: CFB Concerts start earlier!! City of Fairfax Band concerts have a new start time: 7:30 pm, except for the Christmas in Fairfax concert, which still starts at 7 pm.

Main Street Community Band

Youth Division

    * Subscription Series Concerts


Saturday, October 11, 2014, 12 noon


Fall Festival Concert

Main Street Community Band
Conductor: Geoffrey Seffens

Old Town Hall
3999 University Drive
Fairfax, Virginia

A fun, and sometimes rollicking, program of seasonal music suitable for the entire family! With Halloween just around the corner, don't be surprised if you hear some ghostly favorites, too!


Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:30 pm New time
Subscription Series Concert
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Heroes, Villains and Legends

The City of Fairfax Band
Conductor: Robert Pouliot

Host: Rich Kleinfeldt

Fairfax High School
3501 Rebel Run
Fairfax, Virginia

Music has always been used to depict "characters" of lore, and those characters usually fall into one of these categories. This concert presents musical portrayals of Heroes, Villains, and Legends we have heard of throughout the years. Children are invited to participate in a costume contest and trick-or-treating before the concert.

The program will include the following selections:

  • The Flying Dutchman Overture, Richard Wagner
  • Superman Theme, John Williams
  • Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme), John Williams
  • Casey at the Bat, Randol Alan Bass
  • Tam O'Shanter, Malcolm Arnold
  • The Fairest of the Fair, John Philip Sousa
  • Hymn to the Fallen (from "Saving Private Ryan"), John Williams
  • Hercules, Alan Menken

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 4 pm
Subscription Series Concert

Home for the Holidays

Main Street Community Band
Conductor: Geoffrey Seffens

Lanier Middle School
3801 Jermantown Road
Fairfax, Virginia

Join the Main Street Community Band for a wintry mix of seasonal and holiday favorites for the entire family. Please bring a nonperishable food item to benefit Food for Others— feeding families in Northern Virginia.

Admission is free. Tickets are required. Reserve tickets using the print-and-mail order form. Ticket requests should be addressed and mailed to The Main Street Community Band Holiday Concert Tickets, P.O. Box 1306, Fairfax, VA 22038-1306. Please include a stamped, self-addressed return envelope with your request.


Sunday, December 14, 2014, 3 pm
Subscription Series Concert

Cool Runnings

Northern Virginia Youth Winds
Conductor: Denny Stokes
Northern Virginia Junior Winds
Conductor: Linda Gammon

WT Woodson High School
9525 Main Street
Fairfax, Virginia

This a concert of Wind Ensemble standards with a chance of some Holiday Fare. The Inaugural Concert for Northern Virginia Junior Winds, shares the concert with NVYW, now in its fourth season. Programming includes original works for wind band, music transcribed from orchestral standards, and feature works for selected sections. Music from the artist identified as the NVYW "composer of the year" will be presented at each concert. The concert also features a guest conductor from the cadre of music educators and conductors in the Northern Virginia region.


Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7 pm
Subscription Series Concert



Christmas in Fairfax

The City of Fairfax Band
The Fairfax Choral Society
Conductor: Robert Pouliot
Guest Host: John Lyon
Guest: Santa Claus
Sponsor: Gingrich Foundation

Fairfax High School
3501 Rebel Run
Fairfax, Virginia

The City of Fairfax Band's popular annual gift to the community, this year's Christmas in Fairfax will feature Randol Alan Bass's Gloria for chorus and symphonic band featuring special guests, the Fairfax Choral Society. Come early to enjoy music by our small ensembles and a visit with Santa! Admission is free, but tickets are required. Get yours early!

Admission is free. Tickets are required. Ticket requests should be addressed and mailed to The City of Fairfax Band Holiday Concert Tickets, P.O. Box 1306, Fairfax, VA 22038-1306. Please include a stamped, self-addressed return envelope with your request.

Ticket holders will be admitted, starting at 6:15 pm. After 6:45 pm non-ticket holders will be admitted to take unclaimed seats.


Sunday, February 22, 2015, 3 pm
Subscription Series Concert

Time Travel

Northern Virginia Youth Winds
Conductor: Denny Stokes
Northern Virginia Junior Winds
Conductor: Linda Gammon

WT Woodson High School
9525 Main Street
Fairfax, Virginia

The concert is a mix of original compositions and transcriptions for Wind Ensemble. The bands present an exploration of music from around the world, marches and a presentation of progressive work. The audience will be entertained with featured ensembles, guest conductor participation, and music selections that diverge from traditional "Assessment programming" typical during the winter season in educational settings.


Sunday, March 1, 2015, 4 pm
Subscription Series Concert
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The Gang's All Here

Main Street Community Band
Conductor: Geoffrey Seffens

Lanier Middle School
3801 Jermantown Road
Fairfax, Virginia

A musical celebration, featuring the Main Street Community Band! The program will include special performances by ensembles that have formed from within "Main Street," including the Main Street Brass Quintet and the Main Street Trombone Quartet! Come join us as we celebrate "making music with friends, for friends."


Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30 pm
Subscription Series Concert
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Give Our Regards to Broadway

City of Fairfax Band
Conductor: Robert Pouliot

Fairfax High School
3501 Rebel Run
Fairfax, Virginia

The City of Fairfax Band goes Broadway, with special guest artists who will steal the show! Enjoy Broadway hits of yesterday and today mixed with classic medleys from the Golden Age of Broadway.


Sunday, April 26, 2015, 4 pm
City of Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts 2014 logo

Spotlight Concert

Main Street Community Band
Conductor: Geoffrey Seffens

Sherwood Center
3740 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax, Virginia

Join us as we celebrate the arrival of spring! You will find high-spirited youth, innocent love, heroic music and stately dance mingle in this colorful and vibrant vision of Spring!


Saturday, May 16, 2015, 7:30 pm
Subscription Series Concert
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American Suite
featuring the 2015 Young Artist Competition Winner

City of Fairfax Band
Conductor: Robert Pouliot
Guest Artist: 2015 CFBA Young Artist Competition Winner
Host: Rich Kleinfeldt

WT Woodson High School
9525 Main Street
Fairfax, Virginia

Robert Russell Bennett's Symphonic Songs is a classic suite for band "American style," and Ira Hearschen's Divertimento, a more recent contribution to the repertoire by this modern day Hollywood artist form the centerpieces of this program featuring lighter classics by American composers. The program also features the winner of the 2015 City of Fairfax Band Young Artist Competition in performance with the band. A patron reception is scheduled before the concert.




Sunday, May 17, 2015, 3 pm
Subscription Series Concert

Roots

Northern Virginia Youth Winds
Conductor: Denny Stokes

Harris Theatre
George Mason University

The concert features a guest soloist selected from the wealth of military musicians in the Northern Virginia Region. The band will present a major work by the "composer of the year." Enjoy collaborative programming between the two youth division ensembles.