Stars of Tomorrow Auditions

Forte’s annual Stars of Tomorrow auditions - 2019

Forte’s 2019 Stars of Tomorrow Auditions will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019. These auditions are open to all Wisconsin high school string, woodwind, brass and percussion musicians. The top three winners will have the honor of appearing as soloists with the MSO at the Audrey G. Baird Stars of Tomorrow Concert on May 9, 2019. Audition slots are limited and will be granted on a first-come, first served basis as applications are received.

In addition to the honor of performing as a soloist with the Milwaukee Symphony, winners are eligible to receive up to $2,000 in scholarships. Finalists and honorable mentions will be given the opportunity to play side-by-side with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra musicians.

With questions, please contact the Education Department at 414.226.7812 or



To register, please complete the Stars of Tomorrow Auditions application and return to the MSO Education Department with a $40 application fee* at the following address:

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Education Department
1101 North Market Street, Suite 100
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Applications must be postmarked by January 28, 2019



2018: David Pickar, Maggie Setterstrom, Monona Suzuki

2017: Cassidy Franzmeier, Garrison Keller, Emily Hauer

2016: Maynie Bradley, Arianna Brusubardis, Tabby Rhee









*For questions regarding application fees, please contact the MSO Education Office at or 414.226.7812.


Contact the MSO Education Department:

Phone: 414.226.7812

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