Welcome to the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra

Our mission is to enrich, engage and educate through the power and performance of live music.

The vision of the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra serves as a center of artistic excellence; through leadership and partnerships, nourishes spirits, develops intellectual and creative capital, adding value for all.
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May 18 - 3:29 pm
One more chance to hear the BEST in big band jazz tonight! Tickets available at the door.



May 18 - 9:41 am
The CWSO is excited to begin holding the Betty Frost Jenkins Young Artist Concerto Competition on an annual basis! Young musicians in grades 9 through 12 in the fall are invited to apply for a chance to perform with the CWSO and win a $500 scholarship. Rules and application materials are available on our website. Help us share the news! http://www.cwso.org/events/cwso-events/event_7d46dfd48527/
Apr 25 - 5:38 pm
Auditions for violin and viola and the CWSO/UWSP Scholarship String Quartet positions are announced - find the details and excerpts here: http://www.cwso.org/media/news/central-wisconsin-symphony-orchestra-announces-audition-schedule-for-2018-19-2018-04-25/



Apr 25 - 1:55 pm
Heads up! The CWSO will be holding auditions for open positions in the 2018-19 season on Tuesday, May 8. Openings will be announced later this week - come play with us!



Apr 24 - 3:49 pm
Be watching your mailbox for our 70th anniversary season brochure! Thank you for your support SpectraPrint! This year's brochure designed by the inimitable and endlessly creative Jenny Vanden Heuvel!



Apr 24 - 1:14 pm
Congratulations to Cathia Houston for her winning bid on "Promenade!" The closing price was $1500, and the winner was announced at the weekend's concerts. We will miss having this masterpiece in the CWSO offices, but know that Cathia will appreciate it forever - thank you!



Apr 20 - 11:25 am
Bidding closes at 5:00 p.m. for this gorgeous painting - we are at $1500 right now! Next bid $1525 - send us an e-mail: cwso@cwso.org



Apr 17 - 2:11 pm
CWSO MUSICIANS - THIS IS A REMINDER THAT THIS EVENING'S REHEARSAL WILL BE AT SENTRY THEATER! REHEARSAL SCHEDULE: Tuesday, April 17 SENTRY THEATER 7:00 Gould w/soloist 7:40 Gershwin 8:10 Break 8:25 Barber 9:00 Copland



Apr 16 - 12:40 pm
NOTICE! DUE TO THE INCLEMENT WEATHER, AND THE INABILITY OF SOME OF THE MUSICIANS TO TRAVEL, TONIGHT'S SCARABOCCHIO JAZZ LISTENING SESSION IS CANCELLED. WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE IN THE NEAR FUTURE.



Apr 14 - 12:20 pm
The CWSO joins the community in mourning the passing of Anne Schierl. Anne's contributions over her lifetime are undoubtedly too numerous to count, and the arts have benefited greatly through her enthusiastic support. Our grateful thanks for the gift of this remarkable individual whose legacy will be inspiration for us to continue to invest in our community.


May 18 - 3:29 pm
One more chance to hear the BEST in big band jazz tonight! Tickets available at the door.