Announcing the 2023 Young Artists’ Competition

The Racine Symphony Orchestra is pleased to invite all students studying orchestral instruments or piano in grades 9-12 to compete in the 2023 Racine Symphony Orchestra’s Young Artists’ Competition.

The first-place winner will perform with the Racine Symphony in our Spring Masterworks Concert. Cash Prizes will be awarded as follows: First place $800, Second place $600 and Third Place $400.


The first-place winner must be available to perform as guest soloist with the RSO at the May 21, 2023 concert (3:00 pm), including all rehearsals on May 16, 18, and 19 (7:30pm). Please note the change in concert and rehearsal dates from the previous email.

Family, teachers, and friends of competing musicians are invited to attend the competition free-of-charge on Sunday, February 12 beginning at 1:00 pm. Please be aware there may be required covid-19 safety restrictions due to the RSO and/or UW-Parkside.

Contact heather@racinesymphony or 262-636-9285 for more information or questions.

Application materials below.

2023 Young Artist Competition Information

2023 Young Artist Competition Application