Under the direction of Music Director, Stephan Wucherer, this ensemble performs standard orchestral repertoire. Members generally have three or more years of ensemble experience and perform at an advanced level. The ensemble performs two concerts each season and tours when available. Members receive sectional mentoring from UW-Stevens Point music education majors and master classes from the Music Department and Aber Suzuki faculty.
Under the direction of Austin Bolden, the Philharmonia (non-auditioned ensemble) performs string and full orchestra literature from the middle school to younger high school levels. Students should have two to three years of playing experience. The ensemble performs two concerts per season. Members receive sectional mentoring from UW-Stevens Point music education majors and master classes and sectionals from the Music Department and Aber Suzuki faculty.
Percussion sectionals take place during regular rehearsal times
The CWYSOP Percussion Staff is comprised of top UW-Stevens Point music education majors with a percussion emphasis. They hold sectionals the first 15 minutes of many rehearsals to teach percussion technique, instrument care, and aspects of performance.