Press Room


QCSO welcomes back rising star Sarah Shafer

Mark Russell Smith knew he was working with a budding talent the first time he worked with Sarah Shafer at the Curtis Institute in 2007. Sarah had been given the small but important part of Barbarina in Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.


Swedes on the River

Fiddlers and music lovers everywhere are invited to participate in a class and hear a performance by Swedish master folkfiddlers Örjan Hans-Ers and Görgen Antonsson at 6:00 p.m. at the River Music Experience in Davenport.


Field is set for sixth annual Derby Day

Your horse may win big atthe Kentucky Derby, but the sure winners this May 4th are the 30,000 Quad City area youth who participate in the music education programs of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra.


Two Soloists, Two Concerts, One Beginning

Two different soloists will perform concertos this weekend, on different instruments, accompanied by different orchestras: What links these two soloists together is a shared beginning in the Quad City Youth Symphony Orchestra.