“Joshua Bell doesn’t stand in anyone’s shadow.”  -New York Times

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) Board of Trustees  is pleased to announce the selection of Brian Baxter as the new Executive Director of the QCSO.  Mr. Baxter is currently the Chief Operating Officer for the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (CYSO). A search committee of individuals from the QCSO Board, assisted by Margaret Genovese of Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates of Toronto, conducted an extensive national search of industry professionals. 

An Evening with Joshua Bell

May 3, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Support the QCSO on #GivingTuesday
November 28, 2017

#GivingTuesday is a special call to action to create a GLOBAL day of giving that brings diverse organizations and communities around the world together to give back.

Arts Education Week is September 10-16 
Designated by Congress in 2010, National Arts in Education Week begins September 10th. The research is undeniable.  When schools and communities embrace the arts - dance, music, theatre, visual and media arts - students benefit, educators are more effective, and communities are enhanced.

Quad City Bank & Trust River Front Pops - A Symphonic Tribute to the Beatles' Greatest Hits!
August 19, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Pops
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone™
November 18, 2017 | 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

August 19, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Today is the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. release of Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band! Celebrate this monumental album by experiencing it like never before at this year's Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops. 

Masterworks VI: St. Matthew Passion
April 8 & 9, 2017

Reflect on Lent and Palm Sunday weekend with two performances of Johann Sebastian Bach’s masterpiece St. Matthew Passion.  This emotionally charged work presents the interactions of Jesus and the Evangelist, and features two orchestras, two choirs, two organs, and six vocal soloists to enhance the enjoyment and inspiration of all, this work will be performed in English.

After three years of service, Benjamin Klemme will step down as the Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s (QCSO) Associate Conductor and Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles (QCSYEs) Music Director at the end of May, to serve as the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association’s (VYOA) Music Director in Clochester, VT.