Welcome to the College-Youth Symphony
The College-Youth Symphony ("CYS") is a symphony orchestra
comprised of qualified high school and college students from the Mid-Hudson
region of New York and is in residence at SUNY-New Paltz. The CYS has performed
concerts throughout the Mid-Hudson region with selected students and guest
artists as soloists. There are also opportunities for selected CYS members
to perform in chamber ensembles. Dr. Carole Cowan, concertmaster and
principal violinist with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and Professor
at SUNY New Paltz, is founder and director of the CYS.
CYS at a Glance...
The CYS season runs from early September through May. Auditions are usually held in January, May and September and are open to any high school or college student who demonstrates proficiency in his or her instrument. The CYS schedule consists of:
News and info:
Click here for the Spring 2013 Welcome Letter and Rehearsal Schedule.
Chamber Group rehearsals are Sunday evenings at 5PM.
Orchestra Rehearsals are Sunday evenings at 6PM in the Max & Nadia Shepard Recital Hall, Room 115(College Hall).
Evan Bish, String Bass
Cush Solberg, cello
Winner College/ Youth Symphony
Justin Cox, Rondo from the Concerto for Clarinet by Ignaz Pleyel
Audition Date for the Fall Semester:
Saturday, May 18th 2013
College-Youth Symphony © 2005-2009
New Paltz, NY 12561
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