Participation fees for the 2017-2018 season are as follows:

  • $400 - Full orchestra members: Youth Symphony and Evans Orchestra ($375 participation fee + $25 materials fee)
  • $375 - Flute Ensemble
  • $295 - Junior Strings, Flute Choir, and Clarinet Ensemble

Members who participate in more than one group qualify for a 25% discount on the lesser membership fee. Families with more than one child participating receive a family discount.

Membership in any group is based on a full-season commitment, from September through May.  Once accepted into a group, members are expected to participate for the entire season. Participation fees are due by the first rehearsal of the season.

Scholarships are available. Please visit our scholarship page for more information and application deadlines.

Method of Payment:
Checks may be paid in-person, or mailed to: YOCVA, PO Box 4845, Charlottesville, VA 22905. Please make checks payable to YOCVA, and include member's name and orchestra/ensemble on the check. A $25 late fee will apply if participation fees are not paid by November 1 of the current season.

Participation fees are non-refundable.  Members who discontinue participation during the season will not receive participation fee credits.