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.
17th Season with CVYO will be Jennifer Bellefeuille's finale.
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.
Our 2016-17 season:
The second SPRING session will start Tuesday, February 7, 2017 and end with a concert
Friday, April 21. Please join us!
are required for participation annually. Our next audition will be Saturday, February 4, 2017. See our "Join CVYO" page for requirements (will need a prepared solo, excerpt, and scale). Email us if interested!
Tuesday Rehearsal Times
Haydn orchestra (advanced beginners) meets 4:30-5:30pm.
Mozart orchestra (intermediate) meets 5:45-6:45pm.
Bach orchestra (advanced) meets 7-8:00pm.