University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

UWM Concerto Competition


UWM Symphony concerto competition is an annual event. The competition is open to UWM music majors (undergraduates, graduate students, & ICM) who are members of a major performing organization (Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Band, Wind Ensemble, Concert Chorale, University Choir or Women’s Chorus. Pianists must be enrolled in an approved UWM Music Department ensemble).

Winner(s) of the competition performs with the UWM Symphony Orchestra during their subscription concert usually in April each year in Halen Bader Concert Hall, Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts.

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2013-2014 UWM Concerto and Aria Competition


2013 UWM Symphony Concerto Competition results: 

*Winners: (in alphabetical order)  
The following winners performed as soloists with the UWM Symphony on April 25, 2014:
Rachael Charles - Bloch Suite for Viola and Orchestra - I. Lento
Joseph Dvorak - Nielsen Clarinet Concerto op. 57

*Honorable Mention: 
 Julia Dongso Kim- Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor