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QCSYE Fall Concert

November 15, 2020 - June 1, 2021


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The Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles (QCSYE) program consists of four performance groups for students of all levels. Under the direction of the outstanding QCSYE conducting staff, members have the opportunity to perform great orchestral repertoire with the most talented young musicians in the area and learn from the mentorship of professional musicians from throughout the region. Ensemble members come from the greater Quad Cities, as well as other communities in southeast Iowa and northwest Illinois.




Prelude Strings
Elizabeth Lundine, conductor

Dorothy A. Straub | Summer Stomp
Kathryn Griesinger | Hidden Passages
English Folk Song (arr. Jeremy Woolstenhulme) | English Sea Chantey

Youth String Ensemble
Michele Ottesen, conductor

Igor Stravinsky (arr. by Andrew H. Dabczynski) | Petrushka
Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky (arr. by Richard Meyer) | Serenade for Strings (Finale)

Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
Ernesto Estigarribia, conductor

Dmitri Shostakovich | Six Pieces from First Ballet Suite

I. Lyrical waltz
II. Dance
III. Romance
V. Polka
VI. Gallop

Youth Symphony Orchestra
Ernesto Estigarribia, conductor

Dmitri Shostakovich | Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

I. Moderato – Allegro non troppo
II. Allegretto

The Directors

Ernesto Estigarribia, Youth Symphony Orchestra
Ernesto Estigarribia, Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
Michele Ottesen, Youth String Ensemble
Elizabeth Lundine, Prelude Strings



November 15, 2020
June 1, 2021
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