Monthly archive for October 2013

Former WYSO Alum Ken Woods to Conduct UW Orchestra

On Nov. 2nd in Mills Hall, Madison Native Kenneth Woods will be returning from Wales to conduct internationally-known violinist, Rachel Barton-Pine, with the UW-Madison Orchestra. They will be performing the Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77. They will also be performing The Gale of Life

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WYSO holds annual open rehearsal for prospective members

On Saturday, October 19, 2013, music students, families, and teachers are invited to come and see what WYSO has to offer at the Fall Open Rehearsal. The event will begin at 10:00am with a meet and greet featuring breakfast snacks in the Strelow Lounge of the UW

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WYSO welcomes two new faces to its administration offices

It is with great enthusiasm that WYSO would like to welcome Leah Schultz and Jonathan Schroerlucke to it’s administrative staff. Leah will be our new Administrative Assistant in the office. She is a former member of WYSO and a working musician here in Madison. Leah has a charming personality

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Joe Bernstein Promoted to Director of Operations and Education

It is with great excitement that we would like to announce that Joe Bernstein has been promoted to Director of Operations and Education. Since 2008 Joe has been an invaluable asset to the WYSO. team.  Whether he was planning rehearsals, recruiting prospective members or planning concert tours Joe has always been consistent in

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Dr. Noa Kageyama, a Juilliard-trained violinist-turned-psychologist, gives two workshops on “Psychological Skills of Top Performers”

The UW has invited Dr. Noa Kageyama to give two evening workshops on, “Psychological Skills of Top Performers”. Kageyama,  a Julliard-trained violinist-turned-psychologist, will use wisdom gleaned from sports psychology, among many other sources to talk about how to succeed in the music business. It’s not always about skills

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