2018 Art of Note FAQ

What is The Art of Note?

The Art of Note is WYSO’s signature annual fundraising event, featuring a live and silent auction, a violin raffle, a wine raffle, music from various WYSO performing groups, fine food, and drinks.

Spreading the message through its locally hand-painted violins placed throughout the Madison area, this gala raises money for the core programming at WYSO.  With over 75 silent auction items categorized by experience or item-type and a live auction, this event highlights the musicians and families it serves.

The 2018 event will include performances by four WYSO groups: WYSO Music Makers and their teen musical mentors; an advanced string ensemble; the Honors Brass Quintet; and the Percussion Ensemble. Attendees will also be serenaded by several WYSO chamber ensembles.

NEW AT ART OF NOTE THIS YEAR: Guests will utilize the mobile Bidpal platform to bid on auction items.

When is The Art of Note?

March 17, 2018 from 6 pm to 10 pm

Where is The Art of Note?

Monona Terrace
One John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI

How much are tickets?

Click here to view your ticketing options and purchase tickets.

Can I donate an item to the silent auction?

Certainly. Click here to download the silent auction donation form.

Do you have sponsorship opportunities?

Yes! Each sponsorship level includes various promotional benefits. Click here to learn how your sponsorship impacts WYSO, and click here to download the sponsorship contract.

Current sponsorship levels are:

Presenting $10,000
Gold $5,000
Silver $3,000
Bronze $2,000

Thank you to our current Art of Note sponsors, including:

Wallman Investment Counsel

 US Bank and US Bank Foundation

Doubletree of Madison

Boardman and Clark

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Attorneys at Law

Julie and CK Chang


EnRich Financial Partners

Oak Bank


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