The City of Fairfax Band Association (CFBA) has scheduled 23 concerts by its various ensembles through August. Many are outdoors at Veterans Amphitheatre (next to Fairfax City Hall) and the Old Town Plaza in Fairfax City. Others are at various parks throughout Fairfax County. All concerts are free of charge. One new indoor venue has been added this year: the Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum Read More
During the City of Fairfax Band’s “Legends of the Air” concert on May 13, Fairfax Delegate David Bulova presented a proclamation to the City of Fairfax Band Association commending it for being invited to participate in France’s D-Day commemorative festival in Normandy next month. The resolution, which passed unanimously in both chambers of the General Assembly, recognizes the association for its representation of the Commonwealth Read More
Were you unable to make it to Saturday’s performance? View some great photos from the evening and mark your calendars for our Summer Concert series starting June 18. Col. Gabriel (ret.) signing copies of his book “The Force of Destiny” Delegate David Bulova with Music Director Bob Pouliot receiving a proclamation in honor of the CFB’s upcoming trip to France Col. Gabriel welcoming concert attendees Read More
Members of the CFBA Marketing committee sat down with Colonel Gabriel before dress rehearsal on May 12 to talk about his role in the upcoming performance and the significance of this concert. Tickets are still available! Join us at 7:30 today, May 13 to see Colonel Gabriel in action.
The Young Artist Competition is a great opportunity for local musicians to earn deserved scholarship for their pursuit of secondary education. Meet this year’s winner, Olivia Johann. Olivia will be joining the City of Fairfax Band at the “Legends of the Air” concert, May 13. Oboist Olivia Johann is a junior at TJHSST, in Alexandria, VA. Beginning in 2015, Olivia has won first place at the Read More
The next City of Fairfax Band concert, “Legends of the Air,” is sure to be a special treat. The City of Fairfax Band is excited and honored to have Ret. Colonel Arnald Gabriel back with the baton for this performance as a guest conductor. Not only will you have the opportunity to see Colonel Gabriel on the podium, but he will also be signing copies Read More
The City of Fairfax Band (CFB) is headed to France June 1-8 to perform in Normandy and Paris. In Normandy, the band will provide the music for one of the year’s most significant observances of D-Day (June 6, 1944): the commemoration and wreath laying at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, which overlooks historic Omaha Beach. The Virginians’ other D-Day related performances include a ceremony Read More
CFBA is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 Young Artist Competion: Olivia Johann, from Thomas Jefferson High School (third from left). In addition to the $2000 prize, Olivia will be a guest artist at the City of Fairfax Band’s May 13 concert. Also pictured are the other three talented finalists: Henry Drembus, West Potomac HS; Akie Kadota, T.C. Williams HS; and Tommy Camilo, Read More
Since 1996, the CFBA has sponsored the Young Artist Competition to encourage the development of stand-out high school musicians who plan to pursue a musical career. The winner of the annual competition is the featured guest soloist at the May concert and is given a financial award of $2,000 in support of future music endeavors. February 10—Application Deadline March 5—Finalists’ Recital May 13—Solo performance with Read More
The City of Fairfax Band Association is ready to conclude it’s 47th season on a high note with 6 upcoming performances! We hope you will be joining us for one or all of these great concerts.