CVYS is delighted to introduce Kristo Orthodontic Specialists as our 2013-14 exclusive season presenter. Through the generous underwriting support of Team Kristo, the youth symphony is able to provide additional scholarship support and enhanced outreach opportunities as well as to engage in greater organizational growth through CVYS’s first strategic planning initiative. We are extremely grateful for the important financial support from Kristo Orthodontic Specialists and all our generous donors, sponsors, and advertisers as well as the vital volunteer support from CVYS families and friends. Your contributions are crucial to the success of this exceptional youth music program.
2014 Concerto Competition Winners
First place: Jason Lin, piano
Second Place: James Li, clarinet
Third Place: Hunter Hanson, violin
On January 19, the Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony held its 7th 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!
2014 Student Composition Competition Winner
The CVYS concert "Metamorphosis" on March 9th, 2014 featured the premiere performance of Erich Kauffman's composition "Island in the Ocean" by the Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony. Erich is the winner of the 2014 CVYS Composition Competition. Congratulations Erich and thank you for sharing your talent as a composer with us!
2014 Student Conductor Competition Winner
Sarah demonstrated her talents as a conductor at the "Let it Snow!" CVYS Concert on December 15th, conducting the title piece 'Let it Snow!'. Congratulations, and thanks for a job well done, Sarah!