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Young Artist Competition Now Open

Deadline to apply by video: April 6, 2024

In-person finals: April 27, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.

CVSO is now accepting entries into its 36th annual Young Artist Competition. Young musicians 14-18 years of age who live in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, or Minnesota are eligible to enter. The winner will receive $1300 and the opportunity to perform with CVSO on September 21, 2024 at Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire, WI.

Up Next: Bruckner 7

Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.

RCU Theatre, Pablo Center at the Confluence

Take in the masterpiece that brought Anton Bruckner wide acclaim with Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra’s performance of his Symphony No. 7. A result of a lifetime of musical study and inspired by the works of his idol, Richard Wagner, this pinnacle of symphonic writing showcases lyric melodies and soaring harmonies, intricate details and grandiose emotions.

Tickets are available at the Pablo Center box office by phone (715-832-2787), email (, in person (Mon-Fri 10a-2p + 1 hour before Pablo Center events), online, or on the AXS app.

Flute Recital by CVSO Principal Flute Tim Lane

The Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra presents a new recital by Principal Flute Tim Lane, with piano accompaniment provided by Alexander Woods and Szu-Ling Wu. The recital was recorded at Skyline Studios in Eau Claire and includes works by Bach, Lunde Jr., and Pesch. We hope you enjoy this midwinter treat, created especially for CVSO’s patrons.

Sponsored by Jon Thorpe and Suzette Peltier

Support the Symphony

Chippewa Valley Symphony relies on the generosity of donors to make the music happen. Checks to CVSO can be sent to 402 Graham Ave., Suite 205, Eau Claire, WI 54701. Donations can also be made online by clicking the Donate button below. Thank you to all our supporters who help us bring music you love by people you know to the Chippewa Valley!

Have you noticed that a Google search for CVSO tickets can turn up some dodgy results? Us too! Don’t be fooled by sites that offer inflated prices and unverified tickets. Purchase your tickets only through the Pablo Center at the Confluence box office by:

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The box office is open Mon-Fri 10a-2p + one hour before Pablo Center events.

The Chippewa Valley Symphony is currently seeking candidates for its volunteer board of directors, especially those who could offer:
– Perspectives/experience that would add to the diversity of the board (e.g. racial/ethnic, gender/gender identity, age, socio-economic status, ability, LGBTQ+, etc.)
– Good judgment and effective decision making
– Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a group
– Skills/experience with board governance, business, fundraising, finance, marketing, websites, or event planning

A board term is three years, and members may serve two consecutive terms. Meetings are typically on the first Monday evening of the month.

We are a friendly and collaborative group, and encourage all interested individuals to apply. Questions? Contact CVSO at 715-832-6366 or We would be happy to answer any questions that you have about the organization and/or board service.

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