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CYS ORCHESTRAS COMPLETE STELLAR SEASON
The CYS Orchestra completed its 2012-13 season with a pair of spectacular concerts in Fremont and Cupertino on May 12 and May 19. The concerts featured three soloists who were winners of the CYS Senior Soloist Competition. The Associate Orchestra, featuring cello soloist Caitlin Lee, winner of the Associate Orchestra Soloist Competition, completed its season on Sunday, June 2 with an outstanding concert in the Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College. Our final concert of the 2012-13 season will be June 9 (see below). We'll have information on the 2013-14 season shortly.
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STRING AND WIND ENSEMBLES JUNE 9
The CYS String Ensembles, directed by Kati Kyme, and the CYS Wind Ensembles, director by Rosita Amador, will give their final performances of the year on June 9 at 2:00pm in the Smithwick Theatre on the campus of Foothill College, Los Altos Hills. Special guest conductor for the String Ensembles will be CYS Music Director Leo Eylar. There is no admission charge for the concerts.
Audition results for the 2013-2014 Season were mailed out on Friday, April 26th. Our congratulations to all new and returning musicians. When you receive your offer letter, please click on the 2013-2014 Member Registration button above. You will need to log-in with the Username and Password provided in your offer letter.
CYS YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION
Each year in April CYS holds its Young Artist Competition at Stanford University to select soloists for the following year. The Competition is open to any young musician 18 and younger. Congratulations to this year’s winners: Ila Shon, performing the Dvorak Cello Concerto and Adrian Lin, performing the Creston Marimba Concerto. We’re looking forward to some fabulous performances next year. Keep an eye on our calendar for exact concert dates.
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