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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series II: Holiday Brass
December 12, 2020 - January 11, 2021
Ring in the Holiday Season with members of the QCSO’s Brass and Percussion Sections performing uplifting selections of holiday favorites!
Digital Access Available | Live Streams Saturday, December 12, 2020, at 7:30 PM & Available to Stream for 30 days
Additional Event Information
TRADITIONAL Hark the Herald Angels Sing
TRADITIONAL Adeste Fideles
HOLST Christmas Day
DILORENZO T’was the Night Before Christmas
TRADITIONAL Stille Nacht
TCHAIKOVSKY Nutcracker Suite
TRADITIONAL Manger Pastorale/Jesu Bambino
TRADITIONAL Joy to the World
ANDERSON Sleigh Ride
Live Stream + Digital Access | $25 (Households are only required to purchase one Access ticket)
Student Access available. Call our box office at 563.322.7276 for details.
ABOUT LIVE STREAM + DIGITAL ACCESS
The digital concert will be a live stream on December 12, 2020, at 7:30 PM, and will be available for viewing through January 11, 2020 (30 days following the live stream). Please allow 12 hours for video processing after the conclusion of the live-streamed event before attempting to access the recorded Digital Concert.
Live Stream access information will be emailed to the ticket purchaser at least 24 hours before the event. If you purchase digital access to the concert less than 24 hours before the premiere, the access information emailed to you as soon as possible. Please contact Caitlin Bishop (firstname.lastname@example.org • 563.424.7734) if you have not received your access information by that time.
Digital Access will remain available for purchase following the premiere. If purchased at that time, please allow at least 1 business day for processing.
QCSO Brass & Percussion Sections
Mark Russell Smith, Conductor
WQAD News 8’s Eric Sorensen, Narrator
About Eric Sorensen
Eric Sorensen brings more than 20 years of broadcasting experience to mornings at WQAD News 8.
He was born and raised in nearby Rockford, Illinois. He graduated from Boylan High School before attending and graduating from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. After graduation, he began his career in Meteorology in East Texas at KTRE-TV. After learning the ropes for a few years, he moved up to Tyler, Texas to forecast for KLTV where he chased tornadoes and even reported live in a hurricane.
After about five years in Texas, he was called home to work for WREX-TV, the station his family watched as a kid. He spent a few years doing morning news before being promoted to Chief Meteorologist. During his tenure in Rockford, he talked to more than 10,000 children about the power of severe weather. He also led a relief effort with his brother Mike, flying needed supplies from the Rockford Airport to Cedar Rapids, Iowa during the record flood of 2008.
Eric has been nominated for Regional Emmy Awards three times and has received a Silver Dome Award for broadcast excellence from the Illinois Broadcasters Association. He is also a Fellow of the Society of Environmental Journalism for his work on climate change communication. He is on the Board of Directors of Clock, Inc., the Quad City’s only LGBTQ resource center.
He is proud to live in Moline, Illinois and lives just a few blocks from the TV station allowing him to ride his bike to work during nice weather.
On off days, you’ll find him kayaking area waterways, hitting the slopes in the winter, and on dreary days playing around with his model railroad. He shares his home with his better half Shawn, and two dogs: Oliver and Petey.