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.

WVIK/QCSO Signature Series III | Horn Fourtune
February 26, 2017 | 2:00 p.m.

Sitting far, far away at the back of the orchestra for most Masterworks performances is the stand-out QCSO horn section!  This instrument with a broad range of colors, from majestic, to tender, to mysterious, and these four exceptional musicians assemble in a program of beauty and power that will inspire.  read more...

Due to an unexpected conflict, soprano Heidi Melton is unable to join the Quad City Symphony Orchestra for their fifth Masterworks concert, River of Life on March 4 & 5. The QCSO is pleased to announce that soprano Erin Wall will join the orchestra to perform the same repertoire.

The QCSO is pleased to announce our new publication, Notes from the Symphony! This monthly newsletter will provide you with a deeper look into the organization and how its programs are enriching the Quad City area. 

Beginning on Tuesday, January 10, the Quad Cities Community Piano took its first residency at the Figge Art Museum. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) created this initiative to raise awareness of how music, like our river, joins this community together. Painted by the Davenport Central High School/Creative Arts Academy AP art class in the theme of the QCSO’s current season Joined by a River, the piano features images that represent the Quad Cities and the river that joins us.