Enriching Lives by Providing Transformational Musical Experiences & Opportunities
WYSO will expand instrumental music education and performance opportunities for young people of diverse backgrounds and inspire excellence and a lifelong connection to music.
Meet the WYSO Team! From Artistic Conductors & Directors to Music Makers Instructors to Administrative Staff, everyone is passionate about music and the WYSO Programs.
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WYSO alumni, numbering over 5,000 strong, are an essential part of the WYSO family. From our first orchestra members in 1966 to our most recent high school graduates, alumni have stayed in touch to let us know where they are and what they are doing. From musicians to teachers to scientists to politicians, WYSO alumni are making a difference in our world.
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The WYSO program is a not-for-profit organization, depending upon many diverse constituencies for its financial stability. Students who successfully audition into the WYSO program are assessed a tuition fee that represents less than 30% of the total cost to sponsor a WYSO student musician. Scholarship funds are available for season tuition, private lesson support, and international touring.