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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Sep 26 - 11:39 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNc3G2_lS2QSo So exciting to hear announcements for the concerts on October 8 & 9! We are thrilled to have David Taylor and his incredible artistry performing the Beethoven Violin concerto! Tickets here: cwso.org



Sep 22 - 6:04 pm
Birds in Art #classicalthursdays



Sep 22 - 5:59 pm
It's the Yang family in the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum this evening! Olivia performs the Faure Elegy with her dad, Tom accompanying her. Now, until 7:00. #cwsomusicianfamilies



Sep 22 - 10:45 am
What better way to celebrate the first day of fall than with art and music? Listen to the Yang family performing music for piano, cello, and clarinet as you browse the Birds in Art exhibit at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wausau, tonight at 5:30 and 6:30 pm.



Sep 20 - 5:22 pm
We have some really exciting news! In addition to David Taylor, Associate Concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the opening concert of the season features Lori Skelton, Wisconsin Public Radio's host of Afternoon Classics! Lori will provide an in-depth introduction to each work on the concert. Tickets here: cwso.org



Sep 20 - 1:22 pm
Join us this Thursday at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wausau! Listen to the music of the Yang family as you enjoy the Birds in Art exhibit.



Sep 16 - 2:05 pm
Thanks to the staff at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, we have some nice video of the CWSO/UWSP Scholarship String Quartet performing for Classical Thursdays during the spectacular Birds in Art exhibit. We'll be there for the next nine weeks from 5:30-6:00 p.m. and 6:30-7:00 p.m., but the birds will be there every day! Stay tuned - http://www.lywam.org



Sep 15 - 4:10 pm
It's that time again!! So You Think You Can Conduct is looking for 2-4 more candidates for this year's contest. The winner will conduct at our February Magic, Mystery, and More! contest - and we have really great news! ALDER David Shorr and MAYOR Mike Wiza have entered the race! We also understand that NEW this year - Trish Baker, and Dr. Paul (below) will be on hand for coaching...candidates introduced at the October 8 & 9 concert! https://youtu.be/gzxpFSOo1rQ



Sep 14 - 9:53 am
Join the CWSO for Classical Thursdays at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wausau this fall! Come for the music, and browse the new Birds in Art exhibit. The first recital is this Thursday, Sept. 15 at 5:30 PM, featuring the CWSO Scholarship String Quartet with members Marie von Rueden, Michelle Zelinski, Nayoung Ryoo, and Heather Konietzke.



Sep 13 - 2:19 pm
Concert season is fast approaching! You won't want to miss the Northern Gateway Chorus in its inaugural concert of the 2016-17 season!


Sep 26 - 11:39 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNc3G2_lS2QSo So exciting to hear announcements for the concerts on October 8 & 9! We are thrilled to have David Taylor and his incredible artistry performing the Beethoven Violin concerto! Tickets here: cwso.org