“This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Central MN Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund."
2017/2018 Calendar Events

(selections listed do not reflect all music that will be performed)
2017/2018 DISCOVERY DAY!

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Salem Lutheran Church

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Students will bring their Instruments and will play a couple pieces!  Parents will meet with staff to discuss the exciting new year.   Student Activities!

(More information will be added in July!)
In the Spirit of Unity: The Journey
Featuring the Cadenza, Intermezzo & Encore Ensembles

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 4:30 pm
Salem Lutheran Church
90 Riverside Dr SE, St Cloud, MN 56304





Saint Paul Suite Op. 29 No.2       Gustuv Holst
Claim                                            Michael Zellgert
Pendulum Op. 16 - Mosaic           Anthony Glise


       Guest Artists: Dr. Nicholas Raths & Nicholas Mordal
 
Saint Cloud Symphony "Children's Holiday Fantasy"

CMYO Lobby Performance

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 3:00 pm
St Cloud State University, Ritsche Auditorium Lobby


Come join us in the lobby to enjoy music performed by the CMYO program.  Afterwards, enjoy the beautiful and fun sounds from the Saint Cloud Symphony!
CMYO Rehearsals Begin!

Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the College of St. Benedict - Benedicta Arts Center

Program Duration: 10:00 am to 1:30 pm 

12:30 pm   Prelude
11:00 am   Cadenza
12:00 pm   Intermezzo
10:00 am   Encore

(Schedules will be available in July!)

O. Nicholas Raths is a founding member of the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, a nationally renowned chamber ensemble he performed across the country with for twenty-five years. He attended the University of Southern California, where he studied with classical guitarist Pepe Romero and jazz guitarists Jimmy Wyble and Howard Roberts and received his DMA from the University of Minnesota under the direction of classical guitarist Jeffrey Van. He teaches at St. John’s University and Augsburg College.


Nick Mordal is a freelance guitarist and private instructor. While earning a bachelors degree at Augsburg College he studied under Nick Raths and was one of two students to earn a Hognander music scholarship during the year 2014-15.

PROGRAM NOTES




In the Spirit of Unity: Continuity

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 4:30 pm
The Great Hall, St. John's University

QUOTE: “Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous.”

Yehudi Menuhin

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY of ST CLOUD PRESENTS:

Youth Outreach: LINCOLN TRIO


Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:00 am (arrive)
Salem Lutheran Church

Students will have the opportunity to meet world-class artists in residence prior to the  big performance day!




PAST EVENTS
MARK WOOD VIDEO
Premiered on
TEDx Talks

MARK WOOD MUSIC VIDEO
MARK WOOD EXPERIENCE: ELECTRIFY YOUR STRINGS!
In the Spirit of Unity: Empower

A TWO-DAY EVENT: January 12 & 13 2018
St. Cloud State University - Stewart Hall - Ritsche Auditorium


Pre-Sale TICKETS
(Jan 2)   general adults $10; general students $5; VIP (reserved) $20; VIP+(reserved + backstage pass)  $30
Same Day TICKETS          general adults $15; general students $5; VIP (reserved) $25; VIP+(reserved + backstage pass)  $35

CMYO will presenting a two-day workshop with Mark Wood, former TransSyberian Orchestra performer, and his band!  Mark Wood will come on
Day 1 to advocate for music diversity and another approach to play music. Local mentors will be assisting with the breakouts throughout the day. 

Day 2 will kick off with rehearsals that will include the whole Mark Wood band (Mark Wood, vocalist, electric guitar, bass guitar, and drums).  After the rehearsals. the concert will be a ticketed event with Mark Wood, band, AND student performing on STAGE! 
"To provide a unique orchestral experience leading to performances that shape, educate and inspire lives of developing youth musicians in the communities of Central Minnesota."

"To provide a unique orchestral experience leading to performances that shape, educate and inspire lives of developing youth musicians in the communities of Central Minnesota."