Offers & Discounts

Student Rush
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Student Rush

As a student, we understand that you may be on a budget. The MSO is proud to offer you the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets using only your student ID. Offering two affordable price levels, students can choose from the best available seating beginning on the Friday of each concert weekend – or on the day of the concert you would like to attend.

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Symphony Student Rush: $20 or $15
For $20, students may choose the best available seats in Overture Hall. (A-Price seats are in sections 2, 5 and 7 on our seating chart are normally priced at $95 each)

For $15, students may choose from the rest of the available seats in the house. (Tickets for these sections are normally priced between $19 and $72)

Organ Student Rush: $10
All student rush tickets to organ performances are just $10. (Tickets for organ performances are normally $20)

How to purchase Student Rush tickets
Beginning the Friday of a three-day Symphony weekend OR on the day of a concert, students may purchase up to two student rush tickets in person at the Overture Center Ticket Office, 201 State Street. Students must present a valid student ID or claim student status for younger students to redeem student rush tickets. The ticket office is open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m Monday through Thursday, 11:00 a.m. until concert time on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on MSO concert Sundays. Please note that box office hours may vary depending on the show schedule at the Overture Center.

Questions about Student Rush?
Call the Overture Center Ticket Office at (608) 258-4141.

Student Pricing

Students also have the option of purchasing advance discounted seats in most seating areas in Overture Hall. Discover more here.

Become a Student Ambassador!

Help the MSO spread the word about upcoming concerts by distributing posters and making personal contacts throughout the concert season. You can receive a complimentary pair of tickets for each concert you help promote! Fill out the form below, or email Amanda at

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