A quarterly publication for alumni of
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra/Music for Youth
Winter 2016 
MYSO Honored at
 White House

This season, the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) is honored as a 2015 winner of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, the country's highest honor for youth arts and humanities programs throughout the United States, presented by the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities each year. This award recognizes the organization's innovative Community Partnership Programs. These programs include nine diverse offerings that bring transformative music training to youth with barriers to such opportunities.  
2016 Alumni Gathering
a Success!

Thank you to all of the MYSO and MFY alumni who attended the reception and played with the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra on Monday, January 4. There was a great turnout and the conductors thoroughly enjoyed hearing about your most recent endeavors. We hope you continue to stay in touch!     
Alumni Access Pass
Sign up to get your personalized Alumni Concert Access Pass, which gives you exclusive alumni ticket discounts for the 2015-16 season! Email katietruax@myso.org to receive your pass. We would love to see you at our performances this year!  

In This Issue
Mr. Dixon to Retire  
Mr. Shelby Keith Dixon will be retiring at the end of the 2015-16 season after 32 years with MYSO! Watch for more information about our plans to celebrate Mr. Dixon this spring. In the meantime, write a message for Mr. Dixon or share a memory here.
Volunteer with MYSO
Each year MYSO engages over 300 volunteers. Your efforts can continue to make an impact! To learn more about the volunteer opportunities at MYSO email jessventura@myso.org.
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