Bach Double Violin Competition



The 2017 competition will be held on Saturday February 11, 2017 at First Congregational Church in Wauwatosa, WI.

The annual MSO Bach Double Violin Competition is open to all violinists through 8th grade. Students play either part one or part two for the audition, and an accompanist is provided by the MSO. Four to eight winners will be chosen and will be given the opportunity to perform with the Milwaukee Symphony at the third grade culminating ACE concert on March 21, 2017.

To sign up for an audition, please contact Rebecca Whitney at 414.226.7886 or

NEW FOR 2017: Please note that previous winners must audition on the opposite part. Those who have performed both parts with the MSO are ineligible to apply.


The 2016 Competition was held Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Congratulations to all our winners and participants!

First Violin:

Sofia Castanho-Bollinger
Ethan Shin
Simeon Shoultz
Grace Woo
Alternate: Enrique Aldape

Second Violin:

Heaven Kim
Kasumi Grace Stoll
Dinesh Traynor
Kaleb Whiteside
1st Alternate: Angelica White
2nd Alternate: Ingrid Buschkopf


Contact the MSO Education Department:

Rebecca Whitney: 414.226.7886