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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Jun 22 - 1:36 pm
Today's Google Doodle is musical! https://www.google.com/

Jun 19 - 2:16 pm
UPDATE! The Betty Frost Jenkins Young Artist Concerto Competition date has been moved to Saturday, September 16. Applications are due soon, however! Full details on the CWSO website.

Jun 19 - 2:14 pm
The CWSO participated in collecting data for the Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 study last fall, and the results are in - read the entire report here: https://artsboard.wisconsin.gov/Documents/AEP5/WI_StateOfWisconsin_AEP5_CustomizedReport.pdf There's no argument when it comes to the importance of the arts in our communities, but one quote that stands out particularly is this: "The success of my family's business depends on finding and cultivating a creative and innovative workforce. I have witnessed firsthand the power of the arts in building these business skills. When we participate personally in the arts, we strengthen our 'creativity muscles,' which makes us not just a better ceramicist or chorus member, but a more creative worker--better able to identify challenges and innovative business solutions." -- Christopher Forbes, Vice Chairman, Forbes, Inc.
Jun 16 - 2:36 pm
Celebrating 50 years of inspiration, education, and service!

Jun 16 - 2:10 pm
The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra extends its sincere gratitude to the Aber Suzuki Center for its FIFTY years of service to the community and hearty congratulations to the American Suzuki Institute on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. May your celebrations be rich and your memories be grand this weekend!

Jun 13 - 7:50 am
The CWSO Governance Committee meeting had an abrupt end last evening. As of 7:30 this morning, we still had no power, so the office will be closed until power is restored.

Jun 12 - 3:39 pm
The power of the collective one - an impressive result for the League of American Orchestra's Giving Day!

Jun 8 - 11:30 am
What a bunch of smart, dedicated orchestra managers! Thank you all for sharing your ideas and support for the past two days! #Orch2017

Jun 7 - 10:20 am
Today's the day! Help celebrate the League's invaluable contributions to the field for 75 years by making a donation in any amount TODAY!

Jun 6 - 1:53 pm
Bob Swaney, of RSC Consulting, Inc., kicks off the first session for Group 7-8 at the 2017 League of American Orchestras Conference. We are charged by the message (board engagement in fundraising, creating a fundable strategic plan, and developing an attractive, fundable annual fund case statement), and a full room of colleagues new and familiar. #League75 #Orch2017

Jun 22 - 1:36 pm
Today's Google Doodle is musical! https://www.google.com/