Inclement Weather Policy
If the Eau Calire School District cancels school, the Youth Symphony will cancel rehearsal. If school is delayed 2 hours, rehearsal will be held, unless otherwise noted on this website.
The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony concert "Pirates & Dragons" was successful in raising $1,000 and over 200 pounds of food for the Feed My People Food Bank!! Thank you to all who attended and contributed to this very worthy cause.
Staff photo by Dan Reiland
The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony’s upcoming concert is all about kids helping kids. CVYS’ free spring concert, “Pirates and Dragons,” will help raise money for Feed My People Food Bank — specifically the food bank’s Weekend Kids’ Meal Program, which provides food for children in need when school is not in session. Read more...
2015 Concerto Competition Winners
First place: Diane Hu, piano
Second Place: Clay Steiner, tenor saxophone
Third Place: Nathalie Burmeister, violin
On January 18, the Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony held its 8th annual Concerto Competition. After the preliminary adjudication round, 5 finalists were chosen to perform in the Finalists' Performance. A three-judge panel determined the winners of this year's competition immediately following the performance. All finalists delivered inspired performances to the delight of the audience and judges. Congratulations to our winners and all the student musicians for their wonderful performances and hard work in preparing for this competition!
2015 Student Composition Competition Winner
The CVYS concert "Pirates & Dragons" on March 15th, 2015 will feature the premiere performance of Erich Kauffman's composition "Airships" by the Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony. Erich is the winner of the 2015 CVYS Composition Competition. Congratulations Erich and thank you for sharing your talent as a composer with us!
2015 Student Conductor Competition Winner
Sarah demonstrated her talents as a conductor at the CVYS Concert on December 14th, conducting the piece 'Sleigh Ride' by Leroy Anderson. Congratulations, and thanks for a job well done, Sarah!