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:
This semester's theme: Romance
Click here for the Spring 2015 welcome letter and schedule
Click here for the Youth Symphony Audition Form.
First Rehearsal Date for the Spring Semester:
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Spring 2015 Concert Date:
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Chamber Group rehearsals are Sunday evenings at 5PM.
Orchestra Rehearsals are Sunday evenings at 6PM in Studley Theater, Old Main
College-Youth Symphony © 2005-2013
New Paltz, NY 12561
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