general information

The 2024 MSO Bach Double Violin Competition will take place on Saturday, February 10 at First Congregational Church in Wauwatosa, WI. Registration information will be available in the fall, please stay tuned for more information.

The annual MSO Bach Double Violin Competition is open to all violinists in 8th grade and younger. Violinists must perform either part one or part two of the first movement of J.S. Bach’s Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043. An accompanist is provided by the MSO. Four to eight winners are chosen and given the opportunity to perform with the Milwaukee Symphony at the 3rd Grade ACE concert on April 10, 2024.

Please note: Previous winners must audition on the opposite part. Those who have performed both parts with the MSO are ineligible to apply. 


The 2023 Competition was held on February 11, 2023 at the First Congregational Church in Wauwatosa. Winners performed with the Milwaukee Symphony on the 3rd Grade ACE Concert on April 26, 2023. Congratulations to all our winners and participants!

First Violin:
Colette Wiering
Nero Eichinger
Stephanie Neely
Sophia Shoultz

First Alternate: Austen Wu
Second Alternate: Paul Anggara

Second Violin:
Kenneth Zhang
Annalise Song
Hayley Stevens
Seunga Yang

First Alternate: Ilina Joshi
Second Alternate: Milo Burns