About MSO

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Mission & History
The mission of the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Inc. is to produce high quality concerts of orchestral, instrumental, vocal, and choral music, to educate and entertain audiences of all ages in the Madison area and beyond, and to advocate music as a universal language of expression and understanding. Learn more about our mission and history.

News & Reviews
Access our latest press releases and news coverage.

Sign up for our email communications and learn more about our Score Newsletter, Program Books, Gratitude Reports, and Program Notes.

Conductors & Musicians
Meet our Music Director John DeMain, Chorus Director Beverly Taylor, and musicians of the Madison Symphony Orchestra.

Board & Staff
Meet and contact our board and staff members.

Employment & Auditions
Browse our open administrative positions, and learn more about orchestra and chorus audition opportunities.

Discover what people say about their experiences with us. From accolades about the impact of our Education and Community Engagement Programs, to guest artist performances, John DeMain’s leadership as our Music Director for 25 years, the artistry of our musicians, and more, we are fortunate to inspire the lives of so many people. We’re grateful for the stories our community shares about us.