Northern Virginia Youth Winds

Northern Virginia Youth Winds is the Educational Division of the City of Fairfax Band Association. With members selected by audition, NVYW represents talented musicians from school music programs throughout Northern Virginia. They seek to serve the region by supporting students, music teachers and the musical community of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. The mission of NVYW includes:

  • Providing additional, supplemental performance opportunities for advanced students
  • Encouraging lifelong learning and performance
  • Expanding student access to advanced wind repertoire
  • Supporting school band programs, their directors, students and families
  • Strengthening the bonds of musicianship, friendship and common experience for music students across the region
  • Serving as another musical voice, with a regional perspective, for the protection, preservation and advancement of music education in Northern Virginia
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The City of Fairfax Band Association
571-336-CFBA (2322)

Should there be inclement weather, NVYW will follow Fairfax County Public Schools for possible delays or cancellations.

Northern Virginia Youth Winds represents 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.