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You are invited to the 2024

Nov. 2, 2024 from 6:00 – 10:00 PM at the Monona Terrace Convention Center

Join us at our 2024 Art of Note Celebration with activities that will include live & silent auctions, cocktail party, concert and dinner!

All proceeds benefit the programs and scholarships of the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras.

 

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This Friday, July 12th

Music Makers

Summer Session

Tuuli Quartet

Join us this Friday, July 12th at 6:30pm to hear the Tuuli Quartet live in concert at the WYSO Center for Music

Tuuli Quartet are Lauren Pulcipher (violin), Danielle Simandl (violin), Kelly Quesada (cello), and WYSO Music Maker Director Ria Hodgson (viola).

 

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Congratulations 

20232024 WYSO Members!

Congratulations to all of our 2023-2024 WYSO Members on a fantastic end to our season. Concert Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Philharmonia Orchestra, Opus One, Harp Ensemble, Sinfonietta Orchestra, Music Makers, and Youth Orchestra played a spectacular end-of-season concert weekend at the Hamel Music Center and the WYSO Center for Music.

Great job, Everyone! And be on the lookout for information about our 2024-2025 Season Coming soon.

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Please Note…

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We’ve Moved!

The WYSO team has moved

into the new WYSO Center for Music

at 1118 E. Washington Ave!

Pardon our dust! Construction work  continues with the staff in the new building. Thank you for your patience as we settle into our new home.

We recommend that you call or email specific staff directly. Don’t know who to email? Use wyso@wysomusic.org and it will be forwarded to the correct person.

We look forward to welcoming you to the WYSO Center for Music soon!

 

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Join Us In The

20232024

Note by Note Campaign

for the WYSO Center for Music!

Learn more about this exciting new home for WYSO

under construction in the 1100 block of East Washington Avenue

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Your Chair is Waiting!

Consider an Endowed Chair in honor of a graduate or loved one!

With WYSO’s Endowed Chair Program, you can honor someone in a meaningful way while supporting WYSO’s transformative music programs and opportunities.

 

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WYSO’S NEW HOME

Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras

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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Enriching Lives by Providing Transformational Musical Experiences & Opportunities

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Derek Powell

Derek Powell is a versatile violinist and recording artist, as comfortable on-stage performing alternative styles as he is uncovering the subtleties of the great classical works. Currently based in Washington, D.C., Derek performs with the National Symphony Orchestra....

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Derek Powell

Derek Powell is a versatile violinist and recording artist, as comfortable on-stage performing alternative styles as he is uncovering the subtleties of the great classical works. Currently based in Washington, D.C., Derek performs with the National Symphony 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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