Concert in the Park 2018

WYSO’s Youth Orchestra is proud to once again perform at Concert in the Park, hosted by The Gialamas Company on August 8, 2018. For nine consecutive years, WYSO has been invited by The Gialamas Company to be a part of this spectacular FREE concert. Set up lawn chairs,

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WYSO International Tour Blog & Instagram Page

Follow members of WYSO’s Youth Orchestra online as they tour Peru July 5 through July 15: https://wysoperutour.wordpress.com/ You can also follow the tour on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/wysoperutour/  

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International Tour Takes WYSO Students To Peruvian Highlands And More

When 80 students of WYSO’s Youth Orchestra step off the plane in Cusco, Peru during their international tour this July, they’ll be at 10,860 feet, 10,119 feet higher than Madison, WI. Altitude adjustment is just one of many logistical components Joe Bernstein, WYSO’s director of operations and

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Kyle Knox Is Appointed WYSO Music Director Effective July 1, 2018

Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras (WYSO) is pleased to announce that Kyle Knox has been chosen as WYSO’s music director and conductor of the Youth Orchestra effective July 1, 2018. “I couldn’t be more excited about taking on this position,” Mr. Knox said. “WYSO is one of the pillar

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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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Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Spring Concerts Conclude WYSO Season

WYSO presented its third and final concert series of the season, the Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Spring Concerts, on May 19 and May 20, 2018 in Mills Concert Hall. Programed pieces included works from Dmitri Shostakovich, Arturo Márquez, Aaron Copland, Jacques Offenbach, and more. The concert weekend

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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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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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WYSO Honors Brass Quintet To Perform At “Holiday Tunes In The Terminal”

The WYSO Honors Brass Quintet will perform at “Holiday Tunes In The Terminal,” a week-long holiday celebration showcasing musicians of all ages from throughout south central Wisconsin, on December 20 at 6 pm. The event takes place in the South Lobby of the Dane County Regional Airport,

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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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