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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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An Evening with the Kissers Tickets on Sale

The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Parent Leaders invite all community members to celebrate youth music education at The 4th Annual ‘An Evening with The Kissers’ fundraiser.The event will feature an evening with Madison’s premiere Irish band: The Kissers, delicious appetizers, a raffle, silent auction, door prizes, and more.

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Jim Smith presented ‘Making a Difference Award’

NBC15 has awarded WYSO Music Director and Youth Orchestra Conductor, James Smith, the ‘Making a Difference Award’. The award is given to members in the community who have dedicated their time and talents to making a positive difference in the lives of others. To view the full

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Endangered Instrument Workshop Series

This January, 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 to the public. Come and

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Sounds of the Season

WYSO will be featured again this year on NBC15’s Sounds of the Season. The broadcast will feature three WYSO ensembles: Youth Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, and Youth Brass Choir. It will air on Saturday, December 24 at 10:00 pm and Sunday, December 25 at 8:00 am & 12:30

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Support WYSO with Amazon.com

A neat way to support WYSO this holiday season is to shop through amazon.com to support WYSO. If you shop amazon.com, we ask that you first visit wysomusic.org and click on the Amazon.com logo at the bottom of our homepage. You will be redirected to Amazon.com where

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WYSO Chamber Recitals

WYSO’s Chamber Music Program, under the leadership of Chamber Music Director Karl Lavine, will present recitals on Saturday, December 10 at 4:30 pm, Thursday, December 15 at 7:00 pm, and Saturday, December 17 at 4:30 pm. The recitals will take place at Capitol Lakes. These recitals will

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WYSO to be on W.O.R.T.

On Thursday, November 17 WYSO will be featured on the Rich Samuels’ morning show, Anything Goes. The segment will air at 7:22 am and feature interviews with WYSO E.D. Bridget Fraser, and alumni guest artists Cynthia Woods & Kenneth Woods.

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Laurie Smukler – Violin, to give Master Classes & Recital

The UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music is welcoming violinist Laurie Smukler to campus to host two master classes and a recital with pianist Victor Asuncion and violinist Soh-Hyun Altino. The Masterclasses will be on Friday, November 18 at 6:30 pm and Saturday, November 19 at 10:00

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