There are not many cities in America where you will ever see an authentic mandolin orchestra.
Only one is the oldest mandolin orchestra in the world and it’s based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Milwaukee mandolin orchestra

The MMO at MAM (Milwaukee Art Museum) - photo courtesy of Robert M. Powell

The MMO Upcoming Concerts

  • Thursday June 16, 1:00 - 2:00pm  - Congregation Shalom Synagogue, in Fox Point
  • Sunday June 19, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Lakefront Festival of the Arts - Milwaukee Art Museum Grounds
  • Wednesday July 27, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm - Hubbard Park - Shorewood Music Series - with Robin Pluer
  • Wednesday Aug 24, 6:30 pm - 8:30pm (time is tentative) - Italian Community Center
  • Saturday Sept 24 - 1:00pm (tentative) - Lynden Sculpture Garden - Urban Forest Fest
  • Sunday October 30, 4:00 pm - UWM Recital Hall - Vivaldi's Four Seasons, featuring Carlo Aonzo.

Rene Izquierdo, our talented and dynamic Musical Director,  recently celebrated his three-year anniversary with the MMO.  His plans for the Orchestra include more concerts, challenging and fun repertoire, and an intense focus on getting the best sound out of the ensemble.


The MMO in 2014.

The MMO is generously supported by Strings by Mail.

The MMO is generously supported by Strings by Mail.