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

BIO   |   WEBSITE   |   EMAIL

Ernesto Estigarribia

Ernesto Estigarribia

Assistant Conductor & Youth Ensembles Music Director

BIO   | EMAIL

Michele Ottesen

Michele Ottesen

Youth String Ensemble Conductor

Elizabeth Lundine

Elizabeth Lundine

Youth Prelude Strings Conductor

Administration

Brian Baxter

Brian Baxter

Executive Director

Caitlin Bishop

Caitlin Bishop

Director of Marketing

Stephen Mohr

Stephen Mohr

Director of Development

Beth Sindt

Beth Sindt

Director of Finance

Marc Zyla

Marc Zyla

Director of Education & Community Engagement, Orchestra Personnel Manager

Elizabeth King Powers

Elizabeth King Powers

Office Manager

Randy Nunez

Randy Nunez

Box Office Manager

Chelsea Sammons

Chelsea Sammons

QCSYE General Manager

Matthew Kowalczyk

Matthew Kowalczyk

Orchestra Librarian

Elisabeth Oar

Elisabeth Oar

Assistant Orchestra Librarian

Chelsea Eichelberger

Chelsea Eichelberger

Development Associate

Cris McNeal

Cris McNeal

Accounting Assistant

Judy Blowers

Judy Blowers

Accounting Assistant

Linda Baustian

Linda Baustian

Music Copyist

Julie Scott

Julie Scott

VfS Co-President

David Scott

David Scott

VfS Co-President

Funding for the QCSO website provided by the Scott County Regional Authority