News and Updates

CYS rehearsal notes are now available here.

Elementary Strings information (including the class schedule) has been updated for 2015-2016. See this page. Like last year, the registration and payment can be done online. The Elementary Strings Kick-Off Night will be held at the Corvallis High School Auditorium on Wednesday September 30, 2015, from 7-8:30pm. Note that second year or third year students don’t need to come to ES Kick-Off Night; Please just register online.

2014-15 Season Highlights

December 14, 2014
CYS Winter Concert
  • Four Dances from “Estancia” — Alberto Ginastera
  • Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso — Camille Saint-Saëns
    Doron Grossman-Naples, violin
  • Symphony no. 2 — Ralph Vaughan Williams
January 24, 2015
Elementary Strings Winter Concert

March 14, 2015
Classical Cabaret – Salsa II: Havana Nights
Pre-cabaret Dinner 5pm
Dessert/Dance 8pm
Welcome back Portland’s salsa sensation – Pilon D’Azucar, for another great night of food and dancing. Enjoy Pilon d’Azucar sample salsa:
April 19, 2015
Willamette Valley Junior Honors Symphony Concert
April 26, 2015
CYS Spring Concert
  • Cello Concerto in E Minor (op. 85) — Edward Elgar
    Spencer Wilson, cello
  • Fandango — Joseph Turrin
    Henry Henniger, trombone
    Jay Yue-Chen, trumpet
  • Carmen Suite no. 1 — Georges Bizet (arr. Ernest Guirard)
May 30, 2015
Elementary Strings Spring Concert

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.