Symphony stages ‘Welcome Back’ concert

The Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra will once again perform live at the Stefanie H. Weill Center in a “Welcome Back” fundraising concert on Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

The event marks the return of the symphony’s first live performance since February 2020.

The fun-filled evening will feature a variety of fan favorites, including music from Star Wars, Wicked, Jurassic Park, Les Misérables and more. Lakeland University Music Professor Evan Chancellor will conduct the concert.

In addition to extraordinary music, a virtual auction to benefit the SSO will feature exclusive items including:

Whistling Straits golf package

Authentic Peruvian home-cooked dinner party

One-week luxury stay in Elkhart Lake

Italian in-home dinner party prepared by Lakeland University chefs

One-hour private concert by the SSO string quartet

Guest conducting experience with the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra at this year’s Sounds of the Season concert.

Interested bidders will have the opportunity to bid through an online app and continuing through a special concert intermission. Concert attendees will also have the unique opportunity to participate in a fun and creative photobooth experience using musical instruments.

The event is sponsored by the Zieve Foundation, Frank G. & Frieda K. Brotz Family Foundation, Mr. Terry House, and media partner Midwest Communications.

The SSO has also opened ticket sales for the 2021-22 season package, with the first concert scheduled in October. The season will feature four conductor finalists as part of its ongoing search for a new Music Director.

The Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1918, is the longest continually active orchestra in the state of Wisconsin. Over the span of more than a century, extraordinary musical experiences have evolved into a legacy of old and new traditions.

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