Congratulations to Kaylin Liu, Winner of the 32nd Annual Chippewa Valley Symphony Young Artist Competition

Kaylin Liu, an 18-year-old violinist from Naperville, Illinois, has earned the top honors in the 32nd Annual Chippewa Valley Symphony Young Artist Competition. Liu receives $1300 in prize money and the opportunity to perform as the featured soloist with Chippewa Valley Symphony. She entered the competition playing the first movement of Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor by Henri Vieuxtemps.

Runners up in the competition were Sophia Jiang, piano (first runner up); Evelyn Rohrbach, piano (second runner up), and Katy Meffert, horn (third runner up).

Chippewa Valley Symphony Performs Mendelssohn’s “Reformation” Symphony

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra’s 45th season kicks off with a performance of Mendelssohn’s mighty “Reformation” Symphony led by Maestro Nobuyoshi Yasuda, conductor and music director.

2020-2021 Season Planning Update

Because of continued uncertainty about when we can safely meet again, we are not ready to make a 2020-2021 season announcement at this time. However, know that we are working hard to create ways of providing you with excellent symphonic experiences in the coming year. If you have questions or suggestions about next season, please let us know. We are here to serve you, and value your input!

Support the Symphony

Chippewa Valley Symphony always relies on the generosity of our donors, and that is especially true this season. Checks to CVSO can be sent to 402 Graham Ave., Suite 205, Eau Claire, WI 54701. Donations can also be made online. Thank you to all our supporters who help us bring music you love by people you know to the Chippewa Valley!

Announcing: The 32nd Annual Chippewa Valley Symphony Young Artist Competition

We invite musicians ages 14-18 to compete for cash prizes and an opportunity to perform with the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra.

The deadline to apply is May 1, 2020.

Finals, tentatively scheduled for May 31, have been canceled due to ongoing health concerns. More information will be available soon on our selection process to determine the winner.

The winner’s performance with the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra will be October 17, 2020 at Pablo Center at the Confluence. The winner will also receive a $1300 prize.

For more information, see:

Young Artist Competition Rules

Young Artist Competition Entry Form

Please feel free to submit your entries using prerecorded accompaniment or even if you do not have access to an accompanist.

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