Ephraim Sutherland, a finalist in the 2014 Bolz Young Artist Competition, is a sophomore at Viroqua High School. He has been studying percussion for four years and piano for eight years. Ephraim is a member of the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble. In the summer of 2013, he was a member of the Shadow Armada drumline, which won first place in the MACDBA competition.

To find out more about the Final Forte competition please visit the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s website.