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Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville

WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra presents two Young Artist's Concerts this weekend featuring Jared Campbell.

Campbell will be playing the "First Movement of the Piano Concerto in A Minor" by Edvard Grieg.

He is a senior at Paynesville High School and studies piano with Dr. Paul Wirth. In 2015, he won third place at the Minnesota Junior Young Artist piano competition and in 2016, he made it to the final round of six contestants in the Open division of the Minnesota State Fair talent contest.

The orchestra is under the direction of Stephen J. Ramsey.

The first concert will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, at WEAC in Willmar. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students, under 5 are free and are available at the door.

The second concert will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Paynesville High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for students and are available online at or at the door.