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WYSO HONORS RECITAL

WYSO is excited to invite you to a unique performance

on Saturday, February 26, 2022

at 7:00 pm

The runner-up competitors in the WYSO Concerto Competition will be performing their concertos in a special recital.

The event is free and open to the public. COVID protocols will be in place.

Oakwood Village-University Woods Center for Arts and Education

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DIANE BALLWEG WINTERFEST CONCERTS

March 5, 2022 at McFarland Performing Arts Center 

1:00 pm Harp Ensemble, Opus One and Sinfonietta Orchestras

4:00 pm Percussion Ensemble and Concert Orchestra

7:00 pm Philharmonia Orchestra

March 19, 2022 at McFarland Performing Arts Center

7:00 pm Youth Orchestra

 

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PERCUSSION EXTRAVAGANZA!

Saturday, April 2, 2022

at 1:00 pm

WYSO Percussion Ensemble performing three World Premieres

WYSO Percussion Pilots

UW Chamber Percussion Ensemble and Samba Band

Patrick Coughlin and the Packers Tundra Line

McFarland Performing Arts Center 

 

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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
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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 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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