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

  • Sunday May 15, 4:00pm.  We return to one of our favorite venues, the UWM Recital Hall.  
  • Thursday June 16, 1:00pm (tentative) - Congregation Shalom Synagogue, in Fox Point
  • Concerts still being finalized include the Hubbard Park summer series and the Lynden Sculpture Garden - two wonderful venues for summer music.  More details to follow.

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.