A quarterly publication for alumni of
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra/Music for Youth
Summer 2017 
2017 Tour to 
Argentina and Uruguay
As alumni, many of you have toured with MYSO around the world to places such as Canada, Scotland, Spain, Italy, China, Vienna, Prague, Budapest, Carnegie Hall and more! 

Once again this summer, members of the Senior Symphony and Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra will tour and perform in  Buenos Aires and Rosario, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay from July 9-19
Bon Voyage concert at Bayshore Town Center before the 2015 tour to Vienna and Budapest.

The orchestra will perform a preview of their international program just prior to their departure at two free outdoor Bon Voyage concerts. Read below how you can be a part of this journey:
Allegro Association
Thank you to the generous alumni who joined MYSO's new Allegro Association! The Association was launched this season as a way to help support future generations of young musicians. This season, we had 64 members and raised nearly $12,000 to help make MYSO's life-changing programs possible. We look forward to the continued participation and impact of this group.

2016-17 Allegro Association Co-Chairs (L-R):
Erik Eisenmann, Andy Sajdak, Jennifer Bauer, Amy Mikec
Class of 2017 at a Glance
We welcome 95 new MYSO alumni who graduated this spring! They will be attending over 30 different universities and 
colleges in the fall.
In This Issue
Alumnus Spotlight
MYSO alumnus Douglas Lechner played clarinet in the Senior Symphony and Chamber Orchestra during his senior year in high school in 2007-08. Doug has many fond memories from rehearsals and carpooling to MYSO with a group of friends from Racine.
Doug's time in MYSO and music helped him learn collaboration, cooperation and communication.
He believes that "these skills, which are so important for music, are also just as essential as a teacher, especially when working with the large international community."

Read Doug's full story HERE!
Alumni Survey
There is still time to participate in this year's Alumni Survey. Please share with us your experiences with MYSO/MFY. Thank you for your help.

Volunteer with MYSO
We miss you! Come back as a volunteer. We are looking for assistance with seating auditions in August.  To learn more, email 
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