The Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra (MAYSO) is a regional orchestra centered in Mankato, MN. Our mission is to provide quality orchestral experience for talented young musicians and present a quality performance for audiences both in Mankato and outlying communities. The North Star Strings (NSS) is a youth orchestra for our younger students to develop and prepare to become a member of MAYSO.

Upcoming Auditions - September 10 & 11 and October 1

We are now scheduling auditions for the 2016-17 concert season. We are holding auditions for North Star Strings, Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Youth Wind Ensemble. Click here to learn more about each group and to schedule your audition.




WANT TO LEARN TO PLAY THE VIOLA? WE HAVE A SCHOLARSHIP FOR YOU!
New this year, we are offering the use of a viola to a student who may be interested in learning to play. Free lessons at the Suzuki School are included. For more information, contact Carolyn Borgen at info@mayso.net or 612-251-8492.