Events

Music Makers Spring Concert

Join us for the Spring Music Makers Concert on Saturday, May 21, at 3:00 pm. at McFarland Performing Arts Center. You won’t want to miss the Music Makers group classes in their last concert of the year! Free and open to the public. The audience is required to wear masks. No vaccination cards or tests required.

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Percussion Extravaganza!

The WYSO PERCUSSION EXTRAVAGANZA is an exciting and high energy musical event featuring amazing student and professional percussionists from the Madison area and beyond! Performers will include the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras Percussion Ensemble, the WYSO Percussion Pilots, the UW-Madison Graduate and World Music Percussion Ensembles, and the Packers Tundra Line, the official drumline of the Green Bay Packers.

Covid protocols will be in place. Click the title to learn more and to purchase tickets online.

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Diane Ballweg Winterfest Concerts:
Youth Orchestra

You are invited to the Diane Ballweg Winterfest Concerts—Youth Orchestra concert. The event is open to the public and tickets will go on sale here two weeks before the event. COVID protocols will be in place. Click the title to learn more and to purchase tickets for this concert.

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Brass Choirs Concert

The WYSO Brass Choirs Concert will take place on Saturday, January 22 at 3:00 pm at McFarland High School. COVID-19 Protocols will be in place, including showing Vaccination Records and Photo IDs at the door. Click the concert title to read more.

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Brass Choirs Concert

The WYSO Brass Choirs Concert will present “An Afternoon of Brass” on Saturday, May 7 at 3:00 pm at McFarland High School.
The concert will feature all WYSO brass musicians in an exciting program of trumpets, horns, trombones, and tubas. Free and open to the public.
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CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL

The WYSO Chamber Music Recital will take place on Sunday, January 16 at 3:00 pm at Madison Country Day School. COVID-19 Protocols will be in place, including showing Vaccination Records and Photo IDs at the door. Click the concert title to read more.

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Sonora Slocum Virtual Masterclass

Click the event name to read details about the Sonora Slocum Flute Masterclass and for registration link. Sonora Slocum was appointed Principal Flute of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra at the age of 22, and has performed with orchestras around the country.

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Oak Bank Pumpkin Give Away

You are invited to Oak Bank’s Annual Great Pumpkin Give Away scheduled for Saturday, October 8th from 9am to noon. The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra will be the beneficiary of donations made during the Great Pumpkin Give Away event. 

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Art of Note Virtual Gala

You are invited to a virtual evening of music, auctions, and celebrations in support of the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras. Zoom Room Cocktails will begin at 6:00 for table and VIP ticket purchasers and AON sponsors. The program will begin at 7:00 for all ticket holders. Click here to Purchase your tickets now.  

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