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Mark Leiser Testimonial/Stories

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Newly Named Honors Brass Quintet Recognizes Major Alumnus Gift

Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras is pleased to announce that Charles and Eva Tibbetts of Eau Claire, WI have recently made a major commitment to the WYSO endowment. In recognition of this gift, the newly created WYSO Honors Brass Quintet will be named the Tibbetts Brass Quintet. Charles […]

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2018 Chamber Music Camp Registration Now Open

July 30 – August 3, 2018 At the downtown campus of Madison College, Madison, WI About This five day summer Chamber Music Camp is designed for young musicians, age 11 – 18 who are interested in developing their performance and preparation skills with peers in a fun and […]

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Audition Registrations Are Open For The 2018-2019 Season

Our online audition registration period is officially open for the 2018-2019 season. Students can learn more about our audition process and book an audition appointment here. Registration runs through April 21, with excerpts available on March 1. Auditions will be held June 6 through June 10, 2018 […]

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Video: Sounds of the Season

WYSO is pleased to sponsor this year’s NBC15 broadcast of “Sounds of the Season,” a special holiday concert featuring local high school music ensembles, the WYSO Youth and Sinfonietta Orchestras, the WYSO Honors Brass Quintet, and an interview with Sinfonietta conductor Mark Leiser. Click here to view the broadcast.

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2018 Stars of Tomorrow Auditions Held Feb. 17

Auditions for Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s 2018 Stars of Tomorrow will be held on Saturday, February 17. These auditions are open to all Wisconsin high school string, woodwind, brass and percussion musicians. The top three winners will have the honor of appearing as soloists with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra at […]

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WYSO Advanced String Orchestra Opportunity

Attention Youth Orchestra String Players! We will again be offering the Advanced String Orchestra this year, conducted by Michelle Kaebisch.  If you are interested, please email the WYSO office at wyso@wysomusic.org no later than Saturday, December 16. Here are the details: Performances Ballweg Winterfest Youth Orchestra Concert Saturday, March 10, […]

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WYSO Music Makers Host Inaugural Concert

WYSO Music Makers hosted their inaugural concert on Sunday, November 19 at UW-Madison Music Hall, 925 Bascom Mall. The group performed pieces by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Harold Arlen, and more. The Madison Music Makers program was acquired by WYSO in July of 2017. Currently directed by accomplished violinist Paran Amirinazari, […]

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Calling All Pianists

Do you play the piano? Are you interested in joining WYSO for the 2017-18 season? Since a substantial amount of this season’s repertoire calls for an advanced pianist, we have created a designated piano position in the WYSO for this season. Preference will be given to students […]

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WYSO Staff in New Roles

On July 19th, the WYSO family bid a fond farewell to Jonathan Schroerlucke, Communications & Membership Coordinator, as he left to join the staff at Madison Opera. Jonathan brought numerous skills and a cheerful attitude to WYSO daily. We miss him, but we wish him well in […]

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