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QCSYE Winter Concert

February 21 - June 1


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

Susan H. Day | Indigo Mountain
Todd Parrish | Canzone
Kathryn Griesinger | Wildfire

Youth String Ensemble
Michele Ottesen, conductor

English Folk Song (arr. by Shirl Jae Atwell) | A Maid in Bedlam
Percy Aldridge Grainger (arr. by Sandra Dackow) | Molly On The Shore

Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
Ernesto Estigarribia, conductor

Johannes Brahms (arr. Vernon F. Leidig) | Variations On A Theme of Haydn “Chorale of St. Anthony”
Richard Meyer| An American Rhapsody

Youth Symphony Orchestra
Ernesto Estigarribia, conductor

Joan Tower | Sixth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Guido López Gavilán | Mojito con saoco

The Directors

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



February 21
June 1
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