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

Milwaukee Mandolin Mini - Festival 

The first one ever!  We are so excited to have our great friends coming to Milwaukee. 

June 1 - Evan Marshall and Brian Oberlin

June 2- Carlo Aonzo and Rene Izquierdo

June 3 - Don Stiernberg Trio

All concerts at 7:30 pm

UWM Recital Hall - 2400 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee

Tickets and more details available here.

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

The MMO Upcoming Concerts

  • Lakefront Festival of the Arts - Milw Art Museum - Sunday, June 18 - 11:30 am
  • Patio Pops - Milwaukee Catholic Home - Wed June 28, 7:30pm


Rene Izquierdo, our talented and dynamic Musical Director,  recently celebrated his four-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 2017.

The MMO is generously supported by Strings by Mail.

The MMO is generously supported by Strings by Mail.