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Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony
Extends Invitation to Young Musicians
MAILED: Sept. 5, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE  Upper elementary, middle and high school students in the Chippewa Valley are invited to participate in the 21st season of the Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony. The program offers a creative outlet for young musicians and a symphony experience to complement school music programs.
         Ivar Lunde, Jr. will again manage and conduct CVYS. University student musicians also work with the orchestra and with youth symphony students in small group sessions. Acceptance into CVYS is by need and seating is determined through an informal audition.
         Rehearsals will be held from 6 to 7:50 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 11-Dec. 11 and Jan. 29-May 7 in Room 139 of the Haas Fine Arts Center at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Concerts are scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 and May 11 in Gantner Concert Hall of the Fine Arts Center.
         Fees for the year are $70 and can be divided into two payments. Full or partial financial aid is also available.
         Pre-registration is encouraged, but students may register and pay the first fee installment on-site at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Room 139 of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Students should bring their instruments for auditions.
         For more information, call CVYS Board President Tim Abraham, (715) 835-5253, or Ivar Lunde, (715) 834-5578 or 836-3524.
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Updated: Sept. 5, 2001