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Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony Concerto Competition Winners Announced

RELEASED: March 6, 2008

Kate Van de Loo, Julia Johnson, Sarah Kubiatowicz
Winners of the Inaugural Concerto Competition were Kate Van de Loo, Julia Johnson and Sarah Kubiatowicz.

EAU CLAIRE — The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony Inaugural Concerto Competition Finals were held Feb. 23 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

The winner of the competition was Kate Van de Loo, a 9th grader from Eau Claire. Van de Loo competed on the piano, performing the third movement of Beethoven's Concerto No. 3 in C minor. She will receive $100 and perform her piece with the CVYS on May 18.

Van de Loo, the daughter of Dave and Sue Van de Loo, is a freshman at Kolbe Academy Home School.

Second place went to Julia L. Johnson, a junior at Chippewa Falls Senior High School, who performed Mozart's Concerto No. 5 in A Major. Johnson will receive $50. She is the daughter of Robert and Esther Johnson.

Sarah Kubiatowicz, oboist, placed third, performing Concerto in C minor by Benedetto Marcello. Kubiatowicz, a senior at North High School, is the daughter of Mike and Anne Kubiatowicz. She will receive $25.

The CVYS provides opportunities for area youth in grades 7-12 to develop and showcase their musical artistry in a full symphony orchestra experience, under the direction of music director Eugene Power.

The event was possible through a partnership with the UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension.

For more information, go to www.cvyouthsymphony.org or contact the CVYS at info@cvyouthsymphony.org or 715-955-4085.

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