Participation fees for the 2019-2020 season are as follows:

  • $450 - Full-orchestra members: Youth Symphony and Evans Orchestra ($425 participation fee + $25 materials fee)

  • $375 - Flute Ensemble & Clarinet Ensemble

  • $325 - Junior Strings & Flute Choir

Our payment structure and fees have been extensively revised for 2019-2020. Please click here for the complete details of our payment policies.

Members who participate in more than one ensemble qualify for a $50 discount per family each season. Similarly, those with multiple children in YOCVA also receive a single $50 discount per family. A family may only take advantage of one of these discounts each season.

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. With the exception of Junior Strings, the full participation fee must be paid by September 1st and is non-refundable.

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.