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2021-2022

Auditions

WYSO Announces Audition Round Two!

All instruments are welcome but those of greatest need include: Viola, Bass, Flute, Bassoon, Horn, Trombone, and Tuba.

Deadline for Applications: August 31st. Deadline for Video Submissions: September 1-3. Results will be emailed by September 10. All necessary materials will be emailed upon application. No audition fees required for this round.

 

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WELCOME TO THE

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Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras Season

WYSO is excited to announce that the 2021 Fall Season will begin indoors on September 11 for all Orchestras, Music Makers, Percussion Ensemble, and Chamber Music. Rehearsal locations will be announced soon!

 

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VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE

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WYSO’S NEW HOME

THE WYSO CENTER FOR MUSIC

IMAGINE a new home for WYSO with room for all of WYSO’s current programs under a single roof, with state- of-the-art rehearsal spaces for orchestras and ensembles of all sizes, studio teaching spaces, admin offices, and a music library. With a location in a vibrant section of downtown Madison, WYSO can become a part of a growing youth arts community and a key collaborator to foster creativity and community events.

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ABOUT
WYSO

WYSO was established in 1966 by Professor Marvin Rabin of the University of Wisconsin-Extension. More than 5,000 young musicians from communities throughout southern Wisconsin have participated in WYSO during its 50+ years of existence. Under the artistic direction of Kyle Knox, WYSO includes orchestras, chamber groups, ensemble programs, and the WYSO Music Makers program.

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OUR MISSION

Enriching Lives by Providing Transformational Musical Experiences & Opportunities

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Babayosimi Fadiran

Babayosimi Fadiran

I knew I wanted to join an orchestra after seeing my first concert at the age of 9. What got me hooked was discovering the versatility of the cello with its wide sound range resembling a human’s. This interest pushed me to join my middle school orchestra where I...

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Babayosimi Fadiran

I knew I wanted to join an orchestra after seeing my first concert at the age of 9. What got me hooked was discovering the versatility of the cello with its wide sound range resembling a human’s. This interest pushed me to join my middle school orchestra…

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Your donation will provide opportunity and inspiration that lasts a lifetime. We are thankful for your support and investment in our students!

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