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

Uncharted Series

The Resurrection Mixtape

Apr 12

Pops Series

Latin Fire

Apr 14 - Apr 15

Classical Series

Jun Märkl Conducts Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

Jun 9 - Jun 10

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

Sarah Studzinski

Bose, McKinney & Evans LLP, Partner

Alexandra French

Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Associate

Clark Johnson

Binz Construction, Business Development and Operations

Patrick Jessee

Thrivant Consulting, Founder & CEO

Hillary Egan

Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Deputy General Counsel

Kevin Lin

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster

Will Nevins

Ascension Critical Care, Transport Paramedic

Jae Kim

Eli Lilly, Associate Director of Engineering and Capital Projects

Julian Winborn

Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

Allison Marchesani Ackerman

Founder, Cortland Consulting

Andrew Bauman

Bauman Government Relations, Principal

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