Monthly archive for January 2016

WYSO Alumna Lucille Goeres to work with WYSO Flutes

During rehearsal this Sunday WYSO Flutes will spend a bit of time in a coaching by Lucy Goeres, WYSO alumna and freelance musician based in NYC. This coaching is a special part of our 50th Anniversary season. We’re honored to have distinguished alumni return to provide outstanding educational

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Congratulations to Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition Winners

Congratulations to the following students who won this year’s Youth Orchestra concerto competition. The winners will perform their concertos at the Youth Orchestra concerts during the Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Spring Concerts. The concert will be on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Aurora Greane, violin

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WYSO is Hiring New Conductor

 January 28, 2016 Organization:    Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras Position:              Conductor Opus One The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra seeks a conductor for the WYSO Opus One Orchestra.  Opus One is a new, beginning level string orchestra comprised of musicians ages 8-12 years of age.    Opus One

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Chamber recital this Saturday, January 16

WYSO will be holding a chamber recital this Saturday, January 16. The recital will take place at Oakwood West at 2:30 pm. The WYSO chamber music recitals are a fantastic way to see and hear a smaller, more personal side of WYSO. This recitals will feature several

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WYSO’s 50th Anniversary Retrospective Airport Exhibit Extended

The Dane County Regional Airport has extended the length of WYSO’s current retrospective exhibit through the end of February, 2016. This exhibit features 50 years of compelling history, captivating photographs, and intriguing Art-of-Note painted violins in an extensive display at the Dane County Regional Airport. This exhibit was

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Endangered Instrument Workshop Series

This Saturday, January 9 at 1:00 pm, WYSO starts the first of four Endangered Instrument Workshops. Join us for deeper study and understanding of the unique instruments included in our Endangered Instrument Workshops: Bassoon, Viola, Low Brass, Horn, and String Bass. All workshops are free and open

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