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CYS auditions will be held Tuesday June 7th and Wednesday the 8th from 4:30 to 8pm at Crescent Valley High School in room B2. CYS accepts members who will be in grades 9 – 12 this fall. Members must be enrolled in their school’s band or orchestra program if there is one. Returning CYS musicians don’t need to re-audition. To set an audition time, use this form.

CYS+JHS Spring Concert photos are now published here, including senior photos.


2015-16 Season Highlights

Joe DodyClick here to see a word from our new Executive Director, Joe Dody!
June 4, 2016
Elementary Strings Spring Concert
Susanne_Joe April 24, 2016
CYS Spring Concert with JHS Tickets are available here.
  • CYS
    • Norwegian Dances No. 2 and No. 4 — Edvard Grieg
  • JHS
    • Hungarian Dances No. 5 — Johannes Brahms
    • Summer Dances — Brian Balmages
    • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring — J.S. Bach
    • Bacchanale from “Samson and Delilah” — Camille Saint-Saens
  • CYS
    • Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35. Mvt. I, Allegro moderato — Peter Tchaikovsky
      Suzanne Joh, violin
    • Overture from “Ruslan and Lyudmila” — Mikhail Glinka
  • CYS with JHS
    • Finlandia, Op. 26 — Jean Sibelius

February 13, 2016
Cabaret Dance and Romance
Elegant Dessert and Wine 6:30 pm
Cabaret 8:30 pm
For more information, see this post.
January 30, 2016
Elementary Strings Winter Concert
TowakiDecember 13, 2015
CYS Winter Concert
  • Violin Concerto — Samuel Barber
    Towaki Takikawa, violin
  • Leonore Overture no. 3 — Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture — Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Vocalise — Sergei Rachmaninov

Did you know that you can get an Oregon tax credit when you donate to both CYSA and Oregon Cultural Trust? See Donate page for more information.