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Click here for a list of online educational resources available for children, teachers, and families.


Violinists in 8th grade and younger (during the 2019.20 school year) are invited to submit a video of themselves playing Part I or Part II of the first movement of the Bach Double Violin Concerto.  A professionally produced compilation video will be produced and posted on the MSO website and social media at a date to be announced! Click here to be taken to Bach Double page where you will find more information and full details about how to participate.


Join us on the MSO Facebook page for a series of LIVE, interactive music lessons and piano-side performances with Resident Conductor Yaniv Dinur. Each lesson will have a different theme!

  • Tuesday, May 12 at 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday, May 26 at 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday, June 9 at 2:00 pm

Follow the MSO Facebook page to get the latest updates on these fun, educational, family-centered events!


Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we reach out to all music lovers, from the youngest listeners to the most experienced concert-goers.


Arts in Community Education (ACE) Program

This nationally acclaimed program enhances students’ total education through the integration of music and other art forms into the overall curriculum.
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MSO Concerts for Schools

Experience the wonder of live orchestral music with your students at these daytime concerts designed to fit state educational standards.

Teen Choral Partners

Wisconsin high school choral ensembles are chosen annually to perform with the MSO for one of the teen programs in the Concerts for Schools series.
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Stars of Tomorrow Auditions – Audrey G. Baird Stars of Tomorrow Concert

Open to all Wisconsin high school students, the Stars of Tomorrow Auditions are held annually for string, woodwind, brass, and percussion musicians. Winners receive scholarships and the opportunity to play in the Stars of Tomorrow concert with the MSO.
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Bach Double Violin Competition

Violinists 14 years of age and younger are eligible for this annual competition. Winners perform with the MSO on the ACE concert series.  Auditions are by appointment only and slots are first come, first serve.
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           Wisconsin Youth Piano Competition

Co-presented with PianoArts, this piano concerto competition for pianists ages 11-16 challenges young musicians while providing positive learning experiences through rehearsals, performances and classes with professional musicians.
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Many opportunities are available for adult enrichment, both inside and outside the Hall.
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