The familiar first notes of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony will launch a 5k run/walk benefiting youth music programs through Encore!, the volunteer council for Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association.
Come join the race on Saturday, September 16 at 8 am at the Wavering Park baseball diamond. The race is professionally chip-timed and medals will be awarded to men’s and women’s top 3 finishers plus everyone who beats the time 28 minutes 29 seconds (the performing time for the 5th Symphony).
A free t-shirt will be available to those who register by September 1. The cost is $30 for individuals and $90 for families of 4 residing at the same address.
Encore! supports not only the Quincy Symphony Orchestra, but also many youth music initiatives in Quincy and surrounding communities including:
Summer Music Camp Scholarships (Quincy and Regional Students)
Quincy Public Schools Music Departments
Quincy Parochial Schools Music Departments
Quincy Area Youth Chorus
Quincy Area Youth Orchestra
Kinderchoir (Children's Chorus)
Annual Young Artists Competition & Concert
Stipends for students playing with the Symphony Orchestra
Annual Young People's Concert for Area Third - Sixth grade students
For more information about this event and more, visit www.beatbeethovenquincy.com.