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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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Music Makers Spring Recitals

Join us for an afternoon of WYSO Music Makers Recitals. Hosted by the historic Grace Episcopal Church in downtown Madison, the excellent acoustics and beautiful setting will form the backdrop for 20+ Music Maker students sharing their progress in instrumental music studies.

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Music Makers Spring Concert

Join us for the Spring Music Makers Concert on Saturday, May 20 at 3:30pm. You won’t want to miss the Music Makers group classes in their last concert of the year! Free and open to the public.

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Postponed: Derek Powell Virtual Masterclass

The Derek Powell Virtual Masterclass, originally scheduled for Sunday, January 23, has been postponed until later in the spring.
A WYSO Alumnus, 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. The masterclass is free and open for the public to virtually attend. Registration is 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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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!

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Wisconsin Day of Percussion

The WYSO Percussion Ensemble will be performing as part of the Wisconsin Day of Percussion festivities.   Repertoire will include:   “Six Healing Sounds” from our weekly Tai Chi Quigong Practice “Hope, Life, Love” James Weldon Johnson, Author, Diplomat, Civil Rights Activist, & NAACP Director 1920-1930 Creative...

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Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Concerts: Youth Orchestra and Brass Choir

You are invited to attend the 2023 Bolz Family Concert Series: Youth Orchestra and Youth Brass Choir Concert. This concert will be a special end-of-year event, taking place at the beautiful Hamel Music Center on the UW campus. The Youth Orchestra will play four works in the concert, all conducted by Maestro Kyle Knox. The concert will feature the Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition winner. The event will be open to the public. Tickets will go on sale at Campus Arts Ticketing, $10 for children and $20 for adults.

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