WYSO Welcomes New Opus One Conductor

WYSO is excited to announce the hiring of Geri Hamilton as the charter conductor of the Opus One Orchestra. Ms. Hamilton brings a wealth of experience that fit with WYSO’s mission and as she leads Opus One in its pilot year. Not only does Ms. Hamilton bring […]

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Madison Music Makers concert on June 5

Looking for a fun activity on June 5th? Why not stop by and see our friends at Madison Music Makers perform their spring concert? At 4:00 on the campus of Holy Wisdom Monastery, Madison Music Makers, WYSO Mentors, and Staff will perform in “a joyous musical celebration […]

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WYSO Chamber Camp

WYSO is extremely excited to announce that it will be hosting a Summer Chamber Music Camp this July. From July 25 – July 29, 2016 on the campus of Edgewood College in Madison, WI, WYSO will work with young musicians ages 11 – 18 in an effort […]

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WYSO Hiring Development Manager

Organization:    Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras Position:              Development Manager Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras (WYSO) seeks an energetic and forward thinking development professional to join one of the most highly respected youth orchestra programs in the country.  The Development Manager will play a major role in the […]

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Free Family Concert at Goodman Community Center

Join us for a unique concert experience at the Goodman Community Center. On April 23 at 3:00 pm, WYSO’s Philharmonia Orchestra will present a casual and intimate concert for Madison Area families. The concert itself will feature not only Philharmonia Orchestra but the Music Makers Honors Ensemble […]

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Under the direction of Vicki Jenks, WYSO’s Percussion Ensemble was on Rich Samuels’ morning show, Anything Goes, on WORT Madison this morning. If you missed the broadcast you can listen to a it on WORT’s website. WYSO’s section starts at the 2:20 mark. It’s a great preview […]

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Percussion Extravaganza!

On April 16, WYSO’s Percussion Ensemble will put on a performance featuring several performing ensembles including WYSO alumni Mike Truesdell. This concert will knock your socks off! Mike Truesdell– Percussion Performer, Educator, & WYSO Alum Rutgers University & Columbia University, New York City, NY Associate Faculty, Zeltsman […]

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WYSO Chamber Recitals

This weekend and next week WYSO will hold its last chamber recitals of the season. These FREE concerts will feature all of the WYSO chamber ensembles. Trio’s, quartets, and quintets will perform works that they’ve been preparing all year long. Saturday, April 9, 2016 4:00 pm & […]

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Diane Endres Ballweg Winterfest Concert Series

WYSO will present its second concert series of the season, the Diane Endres Ballweg Winterfest Concert Series, on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Almost 400 young musicians will display their great talents to the community during the four concerts. This concert series will also welcome back alumna bassoonist, […]

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Audition Workshop

This Saturday, March 12 at 1:00 pm WYSO will be holding an Audition Workshop. The event will take place in the UW-Humanities building in room 2650. \ This workshop is aimed at presenting students who are auditioning in to WYSO and their parents a clear picture of […]

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