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 25 - 11:43 am
Don't miss the opening concert of the amazing Central Wisconsin Jazz Ensemble this Friday! Cool jazz with the best Central Wisconsin jazz musicians around!



Sep 22 - 2:39 pm
We are proud of Joanna - way to go! http://www.waow.com/story/36426422/2017/09/Thursday/national-fiddle-champion-visits



Sep 22 - 11:39 am
The new CWSO season floats in with something old and something new. Roger L. Nelson, Professor Emeritus at UW-Stevens Point and celebrated composer whose arrangmenets have become standard repertoire in the U.S. Army Band and Chorus, has created "Forest Reflections," a work for solo violin and orchestra to be premiered by our very own concertmaster, Steven Bjella. Antonin Dvorak's "Symphony No. 8" is a beloved mix of folk and national themes, and dedicated 'to the Bohemian Academy of Emperor Franz Joseph for the Encouragement of Arts and Literature.' Make your afternoon even more special by dining at MUSE,Sentry's exciting new restaurant and lounge!



Sep 22 - 11:36 am
The new CWSO season floats in with something old and something new. Roger L. Nelson, Professor Emeritus at UW-Stevens Point and celebrated composer whose arrangmenets have become standard repertoire in the U.S. Army Band and Chorus, has created "Forest Reflections," a work for solo violin and orchestra to be premiered by our very own concertmaster, Steven Bjella. Antonin Dvorak's "Symphony No. 8" is a beloved mix of folk and national themes, and dedicated 'to the Bohemian Academy of Emperor Franz Joseph for the Encouragement of Arts and Literature.'



Sep 21 - 3:09 pm
You are invited to an evening of Vintage Elegance hosted by Dr. Paul & Kitty Munck. This CWSO season kick-off fundraiser will feature hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and beverages as well as a season preview and performances by season soloists. Attendance is limited, so please RSVP by Friday, September 29.



Sep 21 - 2:46 pm
We are grateful to the wonderful folks at Worzalla Publishing Company and to our graphic designer, Jenny Vanden Huevel for our gorgeous program book covers! 5000 of these will be delivered soon to DigiCopy for the 2017-18 season!



Sep 21 - 2:04 pm
We are so excited to be partnering with the McMillan Memorial Library to present an evening of chamber music, featuring CWSO musicians Stacey Berk, Andres Moran, Jenni Yang, Mary Moran, and Tom Yang, plus special guest composer and performer Will White! Tonight at 7:00 PM at the McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids--admission is free!



Sep 21 - 1:58 pm
Favorite bird of CWSO violinist Joanna Johnson? Hummingbirds! A glimpse of a hummingbird is always something special--and so is a performance by sisters Joanna Johnson and Maranatha Elmhosrt. Come hear them tonight at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wausau. They'll be performing for the Classical Thursday series at 5:30 and 6:30 PM. (Photo from the San Diego Zoo)



Sep 20 - 3:33 pm
We are sad to share the news of the passing of Earl Spangenberg, long time CWSO supporter and father of CWSO violist Sara Reeve. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/stevenspointjournal/obituary.aspx?n=norman-spangenberg-earl&pid=186706145&



Sep 20 - 3:15 pm
http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/music/2017/09/17/Pittsburgh-Symphony-Orchestra-Music-Therapy-Dream-Foundation-Cramer-Terminal/stories/201709140228


Sep 25 - 11:43 am
Don't miss the opening concert of the amazing Central Wisconsin Jazz Ensemble this Friday! Cool jazz with the best Central Wisconsin jazz musicians around!