The official youth symphony of West Virginia

Events

We hope you will join us for our upcoming events!

Monday, June 17, 2024
8:30 am – 3:00 pm

WVYS Beginner Strings Camp

The West Virginia Youth Symphony will offer a one-week strings camp at the Mountaineer Montessori campus, 308 20th St. SE, Charleston, WV 25304, 8:30AM to 3:00PM each day June 17-21. More information HERE.

Tuesday, August 20, 2024
4:00 pm

New Student Auditions

New Student Auditions for the 2024-25 season are scheduled for Tuesday, August 20, 2024, beginning at 4:00PM at Horace Mann Middle School, located at 4300 MacCorkle Avenue SE, Charleston, WV 25304, entrance from Noyes Ave.

View and prepare audition requirements and materials and schedule your audition HERE.

Schedule your audition by submitting an Audition Form

Monday, December 9, 2024
6:30 pm

WVYS Winter Concert

Location TBA.

Admission is $10 for adults, free for children ages 18 and younger. Admission fee accepted upon arrival.

Tuesday, December 10, 2024
4:00 pm

New Student/Move Up Auditions

New Student and Move-Up  Auditions for the 2nd semester of the 2024-25 season are scheduled for Tuesday, December 10, 2024, beginning at 4:00PM at Horace Mann Middle School, located at 4300 MacCorkle Avenue SE, Charleston, WV 25304, entrance from Noyes Ave.

View and prepare audition requirements and materials and schedule your audition HERE.

Schedule your audition by submitting an Audition Form (Available August 20, 2024).

Sunday, April 6, 2025
2:00 pm

WVYS Chamber Concert

Location TBA.

Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for students and seniors. Admission accepted upon arrival.

Saturday, May 3, 2025
1:00 pm

WVYS Spring Concert

Located at the Clay Center Maier Theater, at 1 Clay Square in Charleston, WV.

Admission is FREE! Donations are welcome.

Saturday, May 3, 2025
7:30 pm

WVYS/WVSO Side by Side Performance

Members of the WVYS and WVSO will collaborate in a side by side performance at the Clay Center Maier Theater! Tickets and more information available at wvsymphony.org

Tuesday, May 13, 2025
4:00 pm

Winds, Brass, and Percussion Auditions

Auditions for Winds, Brass, and Percussion are Tuesday, May 13 beginning at 4:00PM at Horace Mann Middle School, located at 4300 MacCorkle Avenue SE, Charleston, WV 25304, entrance from Noyes Ave.

View and prepare audition requirements and materials HERE.

Schedule your audition by completing a Winds, Brass, and Percussion Audition Form (available January 2025).

Wednesday, May 14, 2025
4:00 pm

New Student Strings Auditions/Current Strings Move-Up Auditions

New strings students and current strings students who wish to move up will audition on Wednesday, May 14, beginning at 4:00pm at Horace Mann Middle School, located at 4300 MacCorkle Avenue SE, Charleston, WV 25304, entrance from Noyes Ave.

View and prepare audition requirements and materials HERE.

Schedule your audition via the Strings Audition Form (available January 2025).

Students wishing to move up to Youth Strings or Youth Orchestra may only audition on the published audition date unless invited to do otherwise. All students are eligible to audition to move up to the next group.

Sunday, June 1, 2025

Symphony Sunday

The WVYS will perform among other performing musical groups for a full day of entertainment at the campus of University of Charleston!

Free admission. Schedules TBA.

Friday, June 13, 2025

WVYS European Tour Send-Off Concert

WVYS students and alumni present a free public performance before embarking on their fifth European Tour! This tour marks the 25th anniversary of the WVYS’s first-ever tour of Europe.

Time and location TBA.

Sunday, June 15, 2025

European Tour 2025

WVYS 2025 European Tour to Central Europe in June 2025!!!

Including Budapest (Hungary), Banska Bystrica (Slovakia), and Prague (Czech Republic).

Open to Youth Strings and Youth Orchestra members. Alumni and chaperones are also welcome.

Join the music and fun on the 25th Anniversary of the first WVYS European Tour!

Direct inquiries to Tom Beal (tbeal56080@aol.com) or Julie Serafin (julianaserafinwv@outlook.com).

 

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