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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 has begun with all members safely rehearsing in-person at Madison Country Day School (all five orchestras, sectionals, and chamber music), McFarland High School Black Box Theater (Percussion Ensemble), and Memorial United Church of Christ (Music Makers).  Fall concerts are scheduled and Tickets go on sale November 1.

Registration is still open for Chamber Music students.

Open to WYSO and Non-WYSO musicians.

 

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Art of Note

Buy Tickets Now!

 

The November 6 Art of Note Gala will be a virtual event with all proceeds to benefit the programs of the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras. Get dressed up and join the crowd on Zoom for music, student interviews, and joyful camaraderie! Buy your tickets now. Begin bidding at the Silent Auction. New Auction items are added daily.

 

 

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2021-2022

A New Season of Performances!

Join us at two of the area’s premier community performing arts venues:
Middleton Performing Arts Center and McFarland Performing Arts Center.
Tickets will go on sale two weeks before each concert.

 

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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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Derek Powell

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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WYSO

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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