Quad City Symphony Orchestra Staff

The QCSO is dedicated to inspire, entertain, and engage the Quad City community through superb symphonic music, music education, and cultural leadership. Our staff is available to assist with questions and or concerns you may have regarding the Quad City Symphony Orchestra. We look forward to working with you!

Artistic Staff

Mark Russell Smith

Mark Russell Smith

Music Director and Conductor

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Hisham Bravo Groover

Hisham Bravo Groover

QCSO Assistant Conductor & QCSYE Music Director

Michele Ottesen

Michele Ottesen

Concert Orchestra Conductor

Elizabeth Lundine

Elizabeth Lundine

Youth Prelude Strings Conductor

Anthony Hernandez

Anthony Hernandez

QCSYE Wind Specialist

Kim Busic

Kim Busic

Violin/Viola Teaching Artist

Administration

Brian Baxter

Brian Baxter

Executive Director

Caitlin Lingle Bishop

Caitlin Lingle Bishop

Director of Marketing

Stephen Mohr

Stephen Mohr

Director of Development

Kaylee Anderson

Kaylee Anderson

Director of Finance

Chelsea Sammons

Chelsea Sammons

Director of Education & Community Engagement

Elizabeth King Powers

Elizabeth King Powers

Office Manager

Randy Nunez

Randy Nunez

Box Office Manager

Marc Zyla

Marc Zyla

Orchestra Personnel Manager

Matthew Kowalczyk

Matthew Kowalczyk

Orchestra Librarian

Edie Wester

Edie Wester

Marketing & Development Associate

Kevin Sells

Kevin Sells

Youth Ensembles Coordinator

Daniela Rybarczyk

Daniela Rybarczyk

Youth Ensembles Rehearsal Assistant

Cris McNeal

Cris McNeal

Accounting Assistant

Mary Fran Blevins

Mary Fran Blevins

Accounting Assistant

Linda Baustian

Linda Baustian

Music Copyist

George Hesse

George Hesse

VfS President

Ember

Ember

Office Dog

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