WYSO Welcomes Back Alumni Guest Artists

We are so very excited to be welcoming back several alumni to perform with us and work with our WYSO members. In honor of our 50th Anniversary we are most please that Violist Vicki Powell will be performing at the Steenbock Fall Concerts, Bassonist Nancy Goeres will be performing at the Ballweg Winterfest Concert, and Percussionist Mike Truesdell will be performing at the Percussion Extravaganza. WYSO is also excited to be welcoming back alumni Andrew George and Andrew Balio who will be working with WYSO students in interactive workshops. WYSO is fortunate to ahve so many illustrious alumni continuing their musical careers all around the world, and even more fortunate that they continue to come back to WYSO to offer guidance and inspiration to the next generation of musicians.

You can read about all of our returning alumni by clicking on their photo below.


Vicki Powell, 00′ – 06′ Guest Artist Fall Concerts


Nancy Goeres, 66′ – 70′ Guest Artist Winterfest Concerts


Mike Truesdell, 00′ – 03′ Guest Artist Percussion Extravaganza








Andrew Balio, 78′ – 83′ Guest Artist, Lecturer


Andrew George, 81′ – 86′ Guest Artist, Conductor

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