2018 Young Artist Concerto Competition 

Please note date change to Saturday, January 27, 2018

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition gives talented high school students from around the state the opportunity to showcase their talents with Music Director Andrew Sewell and the musicians of the WCO. The competition will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and is open to students in grades 9-12 residing in the state of Wisconsin. We accept applications from string, woodwind, brass and percussion players. 

The winner of the 2018 Young Artist Concerto Competition will appear as a soloist at one of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra’s 2018 Concerts on the Square performances and will receive the David Lewis Crosby Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The runner-up will receive a scholarship in the amount of $500.


RESULTS: 2017 Young Artist Concerto Competition 

Thank you to all of the talented students who competed this year!

Winner: Emily Hauer, violin, Tzigane by Maurice Ravel

Runner-up: Mara Bajic, violin, Concerto in D Major Mvt. I, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Highly Commended:

  • Isabelle Krier, violin
  • Kei Kohmoto, trumpet
  • Audrianna Wu, piano
  • Yaoyao Chen, violin