Young Artist Competition

Young Artist Competition


2.4.2024 | 1:00 p.m.
UW Parkside, The Rita, Frances Bedford Concert Hall

Winner’s Performance:

Masterworks, The Emperor
 | 7:30 p.m.
Memorial Hall

The Young Artists Competition is a decades-long running program designed to highlight the most advanced, young classically-trained musicians in Racine County. Adjudicated by regional professional musicians, the winner of the competition is featured in a concerto performance during the April Masterworks Concert. The most recent winners were oboist Lydia Morency (2023), Ashely Springer (2022) and Nolan Boerner (2021). The Competition is open and free to the public.

Please see the links below for details on requirements to participate in this season’s Young Artist Competition as well as the application. You may submit your application electronically or through the mail. Applications are open now and must be received by Friday, January 12, 2024 if you would like to participate. If you have any specific questions, please email the office at

2024 Young Artist Competition Information

2024 Young Artist Competition Application form

Lydia Morency - 2023

Ashely Springer - 2022

Nolan Boerner - 2021