The WYSO Youth Orchestra has a long history of touring internationally and domestically. Extended tours are usually 5 to 14 days in length. Past performance trips have included Argentina, Canada, Japan, Spain, Scotland, France, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Washington DC and New York City.
In 2016, the WYSO Youth Orchestra enjoyed an immensely successful tour of Italy. Read all about it!
WYSO is currently planning the next tour to Peru in summer of 2018. A parent/member meeting will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the UW Madison Humanities Bldg., room TBA. Please plan to attend to learn more about this opportunity.
Each year, Sinfonietta, Concert Orchestra and Philharmonia Orchestra members enjoy a day’s outing traveling on a coach bus to statewide destinations to perform concerts in schools, and community centers. These one day tours give students an opportunity to share their talents with enthusiastic audiences around the state.
On March 11, 2017, the WYSO Philharmonia Orchestra will tour to Minneapolis, MN to perform with the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Philharmonic. This special overnight tour will feature combined rehearsals and performance along with a master class by GTCYS Artistic Director, Mark Russell Smith.