Young Artist Competition

2015 Young Artist Concerto Competition - Saturday, January 31, 2015


The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition gives talented high school students from around the state the opportunity to showcase their talents with Music Director Andrew Sewell and the musicians of the WCO. The competition will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015, and is open to students in grades 9-12 residing in the state of Wisconsin. We accept applications from string, woodwind, brass and percussion players. 

The winner of the 2015 Young Artist Concerto Competition will appear as a soloist at one of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra’s 2015 Concerts on the Square performances and will receive the David Lewis Crosby Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The runner-up will appear in concert at the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Youth Concerts on March 25, 2015 (performances at 9:20, 11:00) and will receive a scholarship in the amount of $500.

For more information, please call 608-257-0638.


Young Artist Concerto Competition 2014 Results

   Winner of $1000 David Lewis Crosby Scholarship

      Isabella Wu, piano – performing Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp minor, op. 1 (Mvt. 1)

    Runner up - $500 Scholarship

      John Schindler, piano – performing Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 54 (Mvt. 1)

    Highly Commended

      Hannah White, violin

      Ephraim Sutherland, marimba

      Samantha Carter, violin

      Antonia Rohlfing, piano

      Jonah White, piano


Congratulations to all of the competition participants!