Inclement Weather Policy
If the Eau Claire School District cancels school, the Youth Symphony will cancel rehearsal. If schools are dismissed early, rehearsal will also be cancelled. If inclement weather occurs after school hours, any rehearsal cancellations will be communicated on this website and on social media as soon as possible. If school is delayed 2 hours, rehearsal will be held, unless otherwise noted on this website.
Music Director: Dr. John Stewart
Dr. John R. Stewart is Associate Professor of Music and Director of Concert Bands at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire where he conducts the Wind Symphony, teaches courses in conducting and repertoire, supervises student teachers, coordinates the concert band program, and serves as the Wind and Percussion Division Coordinator.
Dr. Stewart comes to CVYS with an extensive and comprehensive background in teaching at the middle and high school level, conducting, composing, orchestral performance (oboe) and repertoire programming for students. His goals for CVYS involve musicianship enrichment, exposure to traditional and diverse repertoire, and artistic expression. CVYS is fortunate to have Dr. Stewart on board as Music Director as we look forward to the 2018-2019 performance season.