Young Artist Competitions
Students in grades 3-8 are eligible to compete in the Fall Youth Concerto Competition on Saturday, September 23, 2023. The winner will play with the MSO in a concert for their peers during the Fall Youth Concerts on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.
Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to compete in the Bolz Young Artist Competition. The dates for the 2023-2024 Bolz Young Artist Competition are:
- Bolz Young Artist Competition Preliminary Rounds: Saturday, January 6, 2024
- Bolz Young Artist Competition Semi-Final Round: Friday, January 12, 2024
- The Final Forte: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
High school students from across the state compete, and the four finalists perform with the MSO in a free concert in Overture Hall before a live audience. Wisconsin Public Radio and PBS Wisconsin broadcast “Wisconsin Young Artists Compete: The Final Forte” throughout the state.
The Final Forte 2024 will take place on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.