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Madison Music Makers Concert

Our friends over at Madison Music Makers will be having their last concert of the season June 4 at 4:00 pm at Holy Wisdom Monastery. Several Madison Music Makers are also WYSO members! They have worked all season long to prepare for this stellar concert. Be sure

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WYSO Concert Season Ends

The WYSO 2016 – 2017 concert season has ended. This season saw performances by special guest artist such as Ken Woods, Cynthia Woods, and Tom Sharpe; amazing concerto performances by several of our young musicians; the addition of a 5th orchestra – Opus One; and countless memorable

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WYSO Performs at Concert in the Park

The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras is proud to be a part of Concert in the Park, Hosted by The Gialamas Co. on August 9, 2017 for yet another season. For eight consecutive years, WYSO has been invited by The Gialamas Company to be a part of this spectacular event. This

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Registration for Chamber Music Camp Now Open

WYSO will be hosting its Chamber Music Camp from July 10 – July 14, 207. 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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Endangered Instrument Workshops in April

On Saturday, April 8 we will hold another session of our Endangered Instrument Workshops. These FREE workshops are designed for bassoon, viola, horn, low brass, and bass to receive individual attention from a professional coach to improve their technique. For more information please visit our Endangered Instrument

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Concerto Competition Winners to Perform at Winterfest

The Youth Orchestra concert at 7:00 pm on March 18, will feature two of the winners from the Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition: Violinist, Mary Deck and Percussionist, Adam Goren.  Mary Deck, age 16, is a junior at Madison West High School, and has been a part of

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Winterfest Concerts

The Diane Ballweg Winterfest Concert Series will be taking place on March 11, 2017. The concerts will feature Opus One, Sinfonietta, Harp Ensemble, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, and Youth Orchestra. For more information and program repertoire, please click here. Saturday, March 18, 2017 11:30 am – Opus

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Tom Sharpe to perform with Percussion Ensemble

We are so excited to announce our 16th annual Percussion Extravaganza! This year will be unlike any other as WYSO’s Percussion Ensemble takes the stage with internationally recognized performer, composer, and percussionist Tom Sharpe. In addition to his own music, Tom is the drummer for the widely

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Endangered Instrument Workshops in February

This February, WYSO will continue its 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 to the public. Come and develop your

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Youth Orchestra Honors Recital

On Friday, January 13 WYSO will present an honors recital featuring the Honorable Mention recipients from WYSO’s 2017 Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition. The free recital will take place at 7:00 pm at the Oakwood Village West Auditorium located at 6201 Mineral Point Rd in Madison, WI. The

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