2019 Concerto Competition

Congratulations to all of our 2019 Concerto Competition Finalists! On March 17th, these talented and dedicated musicians, together with their accompanists, performed a wonderful selection of concertos for a very appreciative audience. Each finalist is to be congratulated for their preparation for and performance at this year's Concerto Competition!

Thank you to judges Dr. Tulio Rondon, Dr. Alistair Wright & Dr. Mike Gruetzner for their time and careful deliberation.

And the winners are....

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First place: Antara Bhattacharyay

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Second Place: Eva Kuohujoki

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Third Place tie: Nathan Stremcha & Joey Uhlir

Antara will perform her concerto, Mozart's Violin Concerto No.4 in D major, accompanied by the youth symphony in our final concert of this season on May 19, 2019, at 3:00 pm at the Pablo Center.

Our Core Values

* We value the excellence of our music instruction and mentoring.
* We encourage personal development, creativity, discipline, and collaboration.
* We seek to provide financial assistance through scholarships so no one is excluded on the basis of ability to pay.
* We aspire to a culture of fairness and mutual respect.
* We expect a strong commitment from all members of the CVYS team including musicians, staff, and volunteers.
* We encourage the important relationship between our musicians and their teachers, families, and audiences.
* We value quality performances at various venues including collaboration with acclaimed artists and ensembles.
* We strive to be an inclusive organization reflecting the diversity of the greater Chippewa Valley area.