Bach Double Violin Competition


The Bach Double Violin Competition is held annually and is open to violinists aged 14 and younger. Violinists perform either part 1 or part 2 from Bach's Double Violin Concerto. An accompanist is provided at the competition.

The 2016 competition will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church in Wauwatosa, WI.

If selected, violinists must be available to:

  • Rehearse with the MSO: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
  • Perform with the MSO: Tuesday, April 13, 2016 (8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Winners will perform on the ACE concerts on April 13, 2016. Slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, please contact Rebecca Whitney, Education Manager, at or 414.226.7886.  


The 2015 competition was held Saturday, January 24. Congratulations to our winners and to all our participants!

First violin:

Hannah Krawiec
Simeon Shoultz
Grace Woo
Alternate: Tiffanie White

Second violin:

Arianna Brusubardis
Ingrid Buschkopf
Samantha Stoeckmann
1st Alternate:  Frederick Van Tiem
2nd Alternate:  Olivia Smith


Contact the MSO Education Department:

Rebecca Whitney: 414.226.7886