FORTE: The ISO's Young Professionals Group

The mission of FORTE is to develop a network of supporters for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra by offering engaging, symphony-focused opportunities for young professionals. 

Membership Benefits

Invitations to exclusive events with ISO musicians and Board of Directors
Networking opportunities and events
50% off our NEW Uncharted Series
50% off Forte Series Package that includes pre-selected Classical, Pops, and Film concerts
30% off all Classical, Pops, Film, and Symphony on the Prairie orchestra performances
Presale access to AES Yuletide Celebration, Kroger Symphony on the Prairie, and all ISO special events

Upcoming FORTE Events

Special Events

23-24 Opening Night Gala

Sep 23

Classical Series

Lin Performs Saint-Saëns

Oct 6 - Oct 7

Uncharted Series

Kendrick Lamar x Stravinsky

Nov 8

Pops Series

Cody Fry: Live with the ISO

Jan 12 - Jan 13

Classical Series

Stravinsky and Carmina Burana

Feb 23 - Feb 24

Pops Series

Frankie Moreno & Tony DeSare

Mar 15 - Mar 16

Uncharted Series

And I Love Her: Beatles

Apr 17

Classical Series

Liszt and Saint-Saëns

May 17 - May 18

Uncharted Series

From Beethoven to Beyoncé

Jun 5

Become a Member Today

FORTE Membership: $50 annually

FORTE, the ISO’s young professionals group offers you access to guest artists, invitations to exclusive networking events, rewarding volunteer opportunities, and VIP benefits and discounts! Get all the ticket discounts, networking opportunities, and access to behind-the-scenes events available only to FORTE Members.

Interested in joining FORTE’s leadership team? Contact us here.


Meet FORTE Leadership

Alexandra French

Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Partner

Clark Johnson

Independent Contractor

Julian Winborn

Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

Will Nevins

State Performance Automotive, Commerce Director

Patrick Jessee

Enable Inc., President & CEO

Hillary Egan

Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Deputy General Counsel

Andrew Bauman

Bauman Government Relations, Principal

Niko Harbosky

J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Commercial Banking Associate

Jae Hong Kim

Eli Lilly, Associate Director of Engineering and Capital Projects

Allison Marchesani Ackerman

Cortland Consulting, Founder

Sarah Studzinski

Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe, Of Counsel

Chris Harrison

RATIO Design, Graduate Architect

Salvador Perez Lopez

Classical Music Indy, Producer and Streaming Host

Kevin Lin

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster

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