One of the venues was in Stevens Point.
Organizers said nearly 3000 Wisconsin middle schoolers and high schoolers took part. Musicians said this unique opportunity to play is a big confidence boost.
"It really, I used to be so nervous on stage and it really has helped me a lot, and I feel more comfortable," said Nicole Tessen of Iola.
Organizers said students have to pass a rigorous evaluation before they can participate. They said it's a great way to showcase Wisconsin's talented young musicians.
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