2018 Young Artist Competition Finalists Announced

The City of Fairfax Band Association is pleased to offer scholarship to talented musicians each year, and this year is no exception. This years competition had 11 applicants from a total of 10 high schools across Fairfax County. This first round of competition consists of submitted recordings to be reviewed by music director, Robert Pouliot.  All submissions were exceptional, and the decision was difficult. However, Read More

New Year New Concerts for Everyone to Enjoy!

It’s hard to believe we are already in a New Year but the ensembles of the City of Fairfax Band Association have started their work for a great series of concerts for everyone to enjoy! Our next concert segment begins with the Northern Virginia Youth Winds’ Winter Concert and carries on into Spring with performances by the Main Street Community Band and City of Fairfax Read More

Rick Parrell Remembers Dr. Hill

Mr. Rick Parrell, associate conductor of the City of Fairfax Band Association, is a longtime member of the City of Fairfax Band.  He played for many years under the direction of Conductor Emeritus Dr. Thomas Hill, who led the band from 1971 to 1993.  Here is his remembrance of Dr. Hill, who passed away on December 16, 2017.   ———————————————————————   Matt Hynes, my high Read More