The Cannon Valley Youth Orchestra seeks to foster artistic growth and personal development of talented young musicians and to provide opportunities for the musical education and enjoyment of the membership and the community at large.

CVYO Conductor and Artistic Director, Jennifer Bellefeuille, conducts the Haydn orchestra in concert.

With three string orchestras, CVYO serves young musicians from advanced beginners to intermediate to advanced string players.  A total of 45-50 musicians gather in Northfield, MN from local area communities to rehearse during our fall and spring sessions.  Consider auditioning for our Haydn, Mozart, or Bach Orchestras!
Guest conductor, Professor Charles Gray of St. Olaf College, rehearses the Bach orchestra.


 for the 2015-16 season:
Saturday, August 29

  • 9am-12pm in Northfield  
  • 2-4pm in Owatonna
To sign up for a specific 8 minute audition time and/or for more information, contact us at info@cvyomn.org

Our 10-week fall 2015-16 session will start Tuesday, September 15.

Tuesday Rehearsal Times

Haydn orchestra meets 4:30-5:30pm.
Mozart orchestra meets 5:45-6:45pm.
Bach orchestra meets 7-8:00pm.