Three orchestras, chamber music, and drum club. 

For 44 years the Youth Orchestras of Central Virginia (YOCVA) has provided a full-season symphony orchestra experience for elementary, middle, and high school students living in central Virginia. Public, private, and homeschool students travel from seven surrounding counties to participate in our annual programs.


Youth Orchestras of Central Virginia believes any committed musician with a passion for instrumental performance, regardless of their academic environment or economic condition, should have the opportunity to develop their fullest potential. Our programs bring young artists from diverse backgrounds together for weekly rehearsals in a mutual, musical learning environment, which enriches the arts in our community. 

Interested in joining one of our programs?