WVYB has been in continuous operation since 1930. It is the longest standing Community Band in Canada. Today the WVYB has close to 200 non-auditioned members in four levels of band and two string ensembles. Musicians receive excellent music instruction, numerous performance opportunities, and exposure to top-quality instructors, composers and conductors. The WVYB is a community service organization providing support to the district and many community groups in need of a performance.