The Quad City Wind Ensemble Concert PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Patrick Driscoll   
Friday, 17 February 2012 15:21
The Quad City Wind Ensemble, celebrating its 26th concert season, will be holding its Winter Concert on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2363 W. 3rd St. in Davenport, Iowa. The concert will feature Dr. Joan Trapp, playing Mozart's Piano Concerto in C Major, K. 503. Also featured will be Katherine Dalin, mezzo-soprano, singing Bizet's "Habanera" from the opera, Carmen.

Conducted by Brian L. Hughes, the Quad City Wind Ensemble will also perform works by Frank Ticheli, Derek Bourgeois, Richard Strauss, John Philip Sousa and more.

Chicago based Mezzo-Soprano, Katherine Dalin is an active performer throughout the greater Chicagoland and southeast Wisconsin area. She is a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists and the National Association of Teachers of Singing. In addition to performing, during the day Ms. Dalin has the pleasure of being the Executive Director for Elgin Opera. She is honored to be making her Quad City debut with the Quad City Wind Ensemble.

Dr. Joan Trapp, an Iowa native, has been on the faculty of St. Ambrose University for 38 years. She received her MMus from Northwestern University and her DMA from the University of Iowa. In addition to her teaching, she performs regularly in the bi-state region. She has played with the Serenata Trio, the Classique Quintette, Quad City Visiting Artists, the Quad City Mozart Festival, the Quad City Friends of Chamber Music, and Ballet Quad Cities. Dr. Trapp enjoys performing with her colleagues at St. Ambrose, especially as part of the SanTrapp four-hand piano team. She has been soloist in concerto performances with the Quad City Wind Ensemble, the St. Ambrose Symphonic Band, the St. Ambrose Community Symphony Orchestra, and for the 35th anniversary gala of the Friends of Chamber Music.

Admission for the concert is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (65+) and FREE for students up through 12th grade. There will be a reception with members of the ensemble and free refreshments following the concert. For additional information about the QC Wind Ensemble you can visit our website at


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