Young Artist Auditions

    Forte’s annual Young Artist Auditions - 2017 

    Congratulations to the 2017 Young Artist Audition winners!

    Cassidy Franzmeier, violin - Germantown

    Garrison Keller, cello - Mequon

    Emily Hauer, violin - Appleton


    Forte’s 2017 Young Artist Auditions were held on Saturday, February 18. These auditions are open 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 April 6, 2017. 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 Karli Larsen at 414.226.7885 or



    Registration is now closed for the 2017 Young Artist Auditions. Registration information will be posted here for 2018 when it is available.


    Past Stars of Tomorrow Finalists

    2016: Maynie Bradley, Arianna Brusubardis, Tabby Rhee,

    2015: Julian Rhee, Robert Rockman, Hannah White

    2014: Mercedes Cullen, Bethany Moss, Julia Simpson


    Contact the MSO Education Department:

    Rebecca Whitney: 414.226.7886