Yearly archive for 2015

Sounds of the Season

WYSO along with our friends at NBC15 will be featured in our annual ‘Sounds of the Season’ broadcast this week. Tune in to NBC 15 on December 24 at 10:00 pm and December 25 at 11:00 am and 7:00 pm to see WYSO’s Youth Orchestra and Concert

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Holiday Office Hours

WYSO will have adjusted office hours for the West Beltline office at the end of the year to accommodate the holiday schedule. Please note that the Humanities office will be closed December 21 – January 4. The office will be open December 21 – 23. The office

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WYSO Alumni, Andrew Balio to give Masterclass

We are extremely excited to welcome back WYSO alumni Andrew Balio, principal trumpet of the Baltimore Symphony. On December 12, Andrew will be working with WYSO brass students during rehearsal and will give a masterclass at 10:45 am – 11:45 am in room 2441. This masterclass is free and

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Thanksgiving office hours

The WYSO office will be closed from November 26 through November 30. We will be open again on December 1.

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WYSO member Audrianna Wu makes Final Forte

Congratulations to the Finale Forte 2016 Finalists! WYSO is extremely proud WYSO violinist Audrianna Wu for making it to the final four on piano. Audrianna won her spot for playing Piano Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 16, Mvt. III by Edvard Grieg. Audrianna is 15 and currently

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Steenbock Fall Concerts

WYSO will present their first concert series of their 50th Anniversary Season, the Evelyn Steenbock Fall Concerts, on Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15. Nearly 400 young musicians will display their great talents to the community during the three concerts, which are dedicated to private and

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WYSO on the Well Tempered Ear

WYSO appeared on Jake Stockinger’s blog, the Well Tempered Ear, today. You can read the full article here.

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WYSO Names Coe Williams as Life Trustee

WYSO is beyond thrilled to announce a new WYSO life trustee in Coe Williams. The announcement was made at today’s board meeting. Coe has been an ardent supporter of WYSO since she was a WYSO parent starting in 1981 when her sons Neal (bassoon) and Charles (horn)

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Tickets on Sale for ‘An Evening with the Kissers’

The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Parent Leaders invite all members of our community to celebrate youth music education at ‘An Evening with The Kissers’, WYSO’s second parent leader fundraiser.The gala, presented by Glanbia Nutritionals, will feature an evening with Madison’s premiere Irish band: The Kissers, delicious appetizers, a

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Tickets Now on Sale for the 50th Anniversary Gala Concert

The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras (WYSO) is celebrating their 50th Anniversary. To cap off the season long celebration, a Gala Anniversary Concert will be held at Overture Hall. The concert will feature three full orchestras, a string orchestra, the percussion ensemble, brass choirs and select chamber ensembles.

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