Symphony Chorus & Youth Orchestra Holds Weekend Concerts

March 05, 2019 9:38 AM | Guest Blogger (Administrator)

QSOA: British Invasion
Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 pm
Salem Evangelical United
Church of Christ (435 S. 9th)

QAYO: Spring Concert
Sunday, March 10 at 7 pm
Kroc Center
(405 Vermont St.)

Symphony Chorus To Rock During British Invasion Concert

Get British-mania when you hear Quincy Symphony Chorus sing the most popular and your favorite British pop songs during its spring concert at 7:30 pm Saturday, March 9 in Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ.

British Invasion will take you on a magical musical tour from mop tops to folk songs and theatre hits. The chorus performs pops from favorite British artists including The Beatles, Queen, Elton John, Gilbert and Sullivan and many others. The Symphony Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Phyllis Robertson.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors available in advance or at the door or in advance at Quincy County Market, Hy-Vee and Sturhahn Jewelers. Children 18 and under are admitted free to all concerts and are encouraged to attend.

The following day, you're invited to the Quincy Area Youth Orchestra's Spring Concert at 7 pm, Sunday, March 10, at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont Street.

Under the direction of Dr. Rich Cangro, the orchestra will perform a repertoire of “Overtures for Every Mood.” Pieces include “Orpheus in the Underworld,” “Overture to Nabucco” and “Kirkpatrick Fanfare.” Admission to the concert is free with donations encouraged.

The 2018-2019 QAYO consists of 40 talented musicians from across the Tri-State area. Each of the members was selected for the orchestra based on auditions held this past October. The student musicians come together weekly for rehearsals. Their first performance will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10 when they join the Quincy Symphony Orchestra side-by-side for “Colas Breugnon Overture,” during the Legends & Lore concert.

For more information call the symphony office at 217-222-2856 or visit

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