Milwaukee Symphony Neighborhood Residency 2019: Wauwatosa and Washington Heights!
June 7-16, 2019
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with the We Energies Foundation, the City of Wauwatosa, and the Washington Heights Neighborhood Association presents “Symphony in the Neighborhood” from June 7-16. “Symphony in the Neighborhood” is a 10-day residency project that brings the music out of the concert hall and into the community where people live, work, and play. The MSO will perform free events at unique venues including bars, markets, schools, and churches.
The week will include two free full-orchestra performances for the community. In addition, it will feature a Secret Symphony performance with $5 tickets at Birch in Wauwatosa on Thursday, June 13.
Join us for over 20 unique experiences.
These full-orchestra performances are free and open to the public!
- Wednesday, June 12
- Sunday, June 16
Secret Symphony - $5 tickets
Pop-Up Performances & SPECIAL APPEARANCES
Catch MSO musicians around the neighborhood at the following locations throughout the week:
- Friday, June 7
- 7:00 pm: Kick-Off Party at Vennture Brewing
Stop by to help kick-off 10 full days of MSO in the Neighborhood as our 2019 residency begins.
- Saturday, June 8
- 10:00 am: Wauwatosa Public Library
Experience music in a typically quiet setting and explore book recommendations all about music for all ages.
- 4:00 pm: Tosa Yoga* ► Register through venue
A special yoga session with live music! Ease into your savasana with the sounds of mellow cellos.
- 6:00 pm: Indulgence Chocolatiers
Indulge your taste buds and your ears at the same time with suggested chocolates to compliment the music and ice cream samples to cool you down!
- 7:45 pm: Ruby Tap
Sit back and relax with friends, sip wine, and catch a live performance by MSO musicians.
- Sunday, June 9
- 8:30 am: Cranky Al’s
Fresh donuts and fantastic music? It’s impossible to leave this local favorite cranky!
- 10:00 am: McBob's Pub & Grill
Enjoy the brunch menu at McBob's with music by MSO musicians
- Monday, June 10
- 8:30 am: Colectivo Coffee on 68th & Wells
Coffee, tea, pastries, and music by MSO musicians to start off the week.
- 6:00 pm: West End Conservatory* ►Register through venue by phone at 414.502.9378
This event for West End Conservatory students and families gives an inside look at what it takes to be a member of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra from the musicians themselves.
- Tuesday, June 11
- Wednesday, June 12
- 11:45 am: St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
Free and open performance with a Q&A session, following a sponsored lunch provided by the Older Adults Group of St. Matthew’s with a suggested donation.
- Thursday, June 13
- 9:30 am: Spirit of Peace Church ► Free to attend; please bring a food item donation
Come to Spirit of Peace for the Sherman Park Community Ministries, Inc. Food Pantry. Bring a non-perishable donation or volunteer while the MSO performs.
- Friday, June 14
- 6:00 pm: Tosa Village
Sidewalk serenades by strolling musicians - walk alongside or just enjoy the music while our musicians perform on the streets of the Wauwatosa Village.
- Saturday, June 15
Please note: all events subject to change. Times and additional details will be updated when available.
Symphony in the Neighborhood is sponsored by the We Energies Foundation.