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Since 1956, Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) has been nurturing, challenging, and inspiring generations of students, profoundly changing lives and our community for the better. MYSO has grown from one orchestra and 30 students, to become the largest after-school youth orchestra in the country,
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Fanfare and Finale Concert, Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

Sunday, April 29 at 6:00pm
​The Brass Choir, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and Senior Symphony are showcased in the ensembles' final performances of the season. ​Tickets…
​The Brass Choir, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and Senior Symphony are showcased in the ensembles' final performances of the season. ​Tickets available at the door: Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10; Premium Reserve: $25. Discounted tickets available through the MYSO office in advance. Call 414-267-2950. SENIOR SYMPHONY BRASS CHOIRDonald Sipe, DirectorPAUL DUKAS, Fanfare pour précéder La périDANIEL LEVY, Giants, Wizards, and Elves (world premiere) METROPOLITAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRACarter Simmons, Music DirectorCHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS, As Dancing is to Architecture (1996)W.A. MOZART, Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, mvt. IAmy Koo, violin, Winner, 2018 Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Concerto CompetitionANDREW CRAPITTO, Introspection, Tribulation, Growth (world premiere)FRANCIS POULENC, Suite from The…
​The Brass Choir, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and Senior Symphony are showcased in the ensembles' final performances of the season. ​Tickets available at the door: Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10; Premium Reserve: $25. Discounted tickets available through the MYSO office in advance. Call 414-267-2950.…
​The Brass Choir, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and Senior Symphony are showcased in the ensembles' final performances of the season. ​Tickets available at the door: Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10; Premium Reserve: $25. Discounted tickets available through the MYSO office in advance. Call 414-267-2950. SENIOR SYMPHONY BRASS CHOIRDonald Sipe, DirectorPAUL DUKAS, Fanfare pour précéder La périDANIEL LEVY, Giants, Wizards, and Elves (world premiere) METROPOLITAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRACarter Simmons, Music DirectorCHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS, As Dancing is to Architecture (1996)W.A. MOZART, Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, mvt.…
​The Brass Choir, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and Senior Symphony are showcased in the ensembles' final performances of the season. ​Tickets available at the door: Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10; Premium Reserve: $25. Discounted tickets available through the MYSO office in advance. Call 414-267-2950. SENIOR SYMPHONY BRASS CHOIRDonald Sipe, DirectorPAUL DUKAS, Fanfare pour précéder La périDANIEL LEVY, Giants, Wizards, and Elves (world premiere) METROPOLITAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRACarter Simmons, Music DirectorCHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS, As Dancing is to Architecture (1996)W.A. MOZART, Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, mvt. IAmy Koo, violin, Winner, 2018 Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Concerto CompetitionANDREW CRAPITTO, Introspection, Tribulation, Growth (world premiere)FRANCIS POULENC, Suite from The…
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2018 Concerto Competition Results Announced

by Michelle Hoffman on Monday, January 15
MYSO is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Concerto Competitions which took place Saturday, January 13, 2018. The…
MYSO is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Concerto Competitions which took place Saturday, January 13, 2018. The winners of these competitions will perform as featured soloists with their ensembles at select concerts later this season. Please join us in congratulating the following musicians: Senior Symphony Winner: Mara Bajic, violin Runner-Up: Arianna Brusubardis, violin Honorable Mention: Travis Cooke, trombone; Mystique Evans, cello; Cassidy Franzmeier, violin; Clara Montes, violin; Joel Osinga, cello Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Winner: Amy Koo, violin Runner-Up: Madelyn Kudronowicz, xylophone Honorable Mention: Andy Liu, cello; Mara Rodewald, trombone; Cecelia Santiago, viola; Isabella Vesely, violin; Emily Whitney,…
MYSO is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Concerto Competitions which took place Saturday, January 13, 2018. The winners of these competitions will perform as featured soloists with their ensembles at select concerts later this season. Please join…
MYSO is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Concerto Competitions which took place Saturday, January 13, 2018. The winners of these competitions will perform as featured soloists with their ensembles at select concerts later this season. Please join us in congratulating the following musicians: Senior Symphony Winner: Mara Bajic, violin Runner-Up: Arianna Brusubardis, violin Honorable Mention: Travis Cooke, trombone; Mystique Evans, cello; Cassidy Franzmeier, violin; Clara Montes, violin; Joel Osinga, cello Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Winner: Amy Koo, violin…
MYSO is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Concerto Competitions which took place Saturday, January 13, 2018. The winners of these competitions will perform as featured soloists with their ensembles at select concerts later this season. Please join us in congratulating the following musicians: Senior Symphony Winner: Mara Bajic, violin Runner-Up: Arianna Brusubardis, violin Honorable Mention: Travis Cooke, trombone; Mystique Evans, cello; Cassidy Franzmeier, violin; Clara Montes, violin; Joel Osinga, cello Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Winner: Amy Koo, violin Runner-Up: Madelyn Kudronowicz, xylophone Honorable Mention: Andy Liu, cello; Mara Rodewald, trombone; Cecelia Santiago, viola; Isabella Vesely, violin; Emily Whitney,…