CLINTON Symphony Orchestra

Welcome to the CSO 

The CSO has been a presence in the Clinton, Iowa, area since 1954 when a group of community leaders got together to form an organization to bring great music to the city and it environs. Now in its 64th year, the Orchestra draws patrons from a wide geographic area. Under the leadership of music director and conductor Brian Dollinger, the Orchestra has expanded its repertoire and performances to include soloists of note from our local communities and education systems. The Orchestra Association is proud of our commitment and hopes that you will share this love of great music with us.

Winter Concert 2018

The CSO Young Artists Auditions  winner tops the program for a cold February evening with a selection of his choice. Mozart’s Overture to the Magic Flute uplifts the spirit as does Beethoven’s ode to spring, the Symphony No 6 in F major, Op 68 takes the audience for an early walk in the countryside to shake off the winter doldrums.

Spring Concert 2018

The Spring Concert will feature one work - a local performance of the complete The Creation by Franz Joseph Haydn. The master composer put a lifetime of study and technique into this work of his last years. Freed from his service to the Esterhazy family, he devoted himself to creating this masterpiece of faith in the divine.

Symphony in the Park  2018

The CSO will once again offer the Sunday Pops in Park program of light classical, Broadway, film, and television music to the citizens of the Clinton area. It is a free concert, open to the public and you are invited to bring along your whole family, friends and neighbors for this once-a-year festival of music.

                      Concert Dates

                          2017-2018 (Tentative)

September 30, 2017   Fall Concert, Sterling High School, IL

November 5, 2017      Chamber Music, Zion Lutheran Church, Clinton, IA 

December 9, 2017      Holidays Concert, Clinton High School, IA 

February 24, 2018      Winter Concert, (Young Artists), Morrison High School, IL 

April 28, 2018             Spring Concert, Clinton High School, IA

Great Music from the Mississippi Valley of Northeast Iowa and Northwest Illinois
Clinton, Iowa
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Since 1954
Clinton Symphony Orchestra Association 2017-2018

Holidays Concert - December 9, 2017

Clinton High School       7:30 PM

Music of the Season

PROGRAM SELECTIONS

Christmas Eve/Sarajevo - O’Neill/Kinkle

A Most Wonderful Christmas - Sheldon

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas - Clarke/Holcombe

Nutcracker Suite, Op 72a - Tchaikovsky

Champagner Polka - Strauss, Jr.

I N T E R M I S S I O N

Christmas Day - Holst

Way Down in Bethlehem - Althouse

Sleigh Ride - Anderson

Joy to the World - Rutter

A Christmas Festival - Anderson

CLINTON Symphony Orchestra

Welcome to the CSO 

The CSO has been a presence in the Clinton, Iowa, area since 1954 when a group of community leaders got together to form an organization to bring great music to the city and it environs. Now in its 64th year, the Orchestra draws patrons from a wide geographic area. Under the leadership of music director and conductor Brian Dollinger, the Orchestra has expanded its repertoire and performances to include soloists of note from our local communities and education systems. The Orchestra Association is proud of our commitment and hopes that you will share this love of great music with us.

Holidays Concert - December 9, 2017

Clinton High School       7:30 PM

Music of the Season

PROGRAM SELECTIONS

Christmas Eve/Sarajevo - O’Neill/Kinkle

A Most Wonderful Christmas - Sheldon

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas - Clarke/Holcombe

Nutcracker Suite, Op 72a - Tchaikovsky

Champagner Polka - Strauss, Jr.

I N T E R M I S S I O N

Christmas Day - Holst

Way Down in Bethlehem - Althouse

Sleigh Ride - Anderson

Joy to the World - Rutter

A Christmas Festival - Anderson

Winter Concert 2018

The CSO Young Artists Auditions  winner tops the program for a cold February evening with a selection of his choice. Mozart’s Overture to the Magic Flute uplifts the spirit as does Beethoven’s ode to spring, the Symphony No 6 in F major, Op 68 takes the audience for an early walk in the countryside to shake off the winter doldrums.

Spring Concert 2018

The Spring Concert will feature one work - a local performance of the complete The Creation by Franz Joseph Haydn. The master composer put a lifetime of study and technique into this work of his last years. Freed from his service to the Esterhazy family, he devoted himself to creating this masterpiece of faith in the divine.

Symphony in the Park 

2018

The CSO will once again offer the Sunday Pops in Park program of light classical, Broadway, film, and television music to the citizens of the Clinton area. It is a free concert, open to the public and you are invited to bring along your whole family, friends and neighbors for this once-a-year festival of music.

                      Concert Dates

                          2017-2018 (Tentative)

September 30, 2017   Fall Concert, Sterling High School, IL

November 5, 2017      Chamber Music, Zion Lutheran Church, Clinton, IA 

December 9, 2017      Holidays Concert, Clinton High School, IA 

February 24, 2018      Winter Concert, (Young Artists), Morrison High School, IL 

April 28, 2018             Spring Concert, Clinton High School, IA

Great Music from the Mississippi Valley of Northeast Iowa and Northwest Illinois
CLINTON Symphony Orchestra
Great Music from the Mississippi Valley of Northeast Iowa and Northwest Illinois
Clinton Symphony Orchestra Association 2017-2018
CLINTON Symphony Orchestra

Welcome to the 

CSO 

The CSO has been a presence in the Clinton, Iowa, area since 1954 when a group of community leaders got together to form an organization to bring great music to the city and it environs. Now in its 64th year, the Orchestra draws patrons from a wide geographic area. Under the leadership of music director and conductor Brian Dollinger, the Orchestra has expanded its repertoire and performances to include soloists of note from our local communities and education systems. The Orchestra Association is proud of our commitment and hopes that you will share this love of great music with us.

Holidays Concert -

December 9, 2017

Clinton High School       7:30 PM

Music of the Season

PROGRAM SELECTIONS

Christmas Eve/Sarajevo - O’Neill/Kinkle

A Most Wonderful Christmas - Sheldon

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas -

Clarke/Holcombe

Nutcracker Suite, Op 72a - Tchaikovsky

Champagner Polka - Strauss, Jr.

I N T E R M I S S I O N

Christmas Day - Holst

Way Down in Bethlehem - Althouse

Sleigh Ride - Anderson

Joy to the World - Rutter

A Christmas Festival - Anderson

Winter Concert 2018

The CSO Young Artists Auditions  winner tops the program for a cold February evening with a selection of his choice. Mozart’s Overture to the Magic Flute  uplifts the spirit as does Beethoven’s ode to spring, the Symphony No 6 in F major, Op 68 takes the audience for an early walk in the countryside to shake off the winter doldrums.

Spring Concert 2018

The Spring Concert will feature one work - a local performance of the complete The Creation by Franz Joseph Haydn. The master composer put a lifetime of study and technique into this work of his last years. Freed from his service to the Esterhazy family, he devoted himself to creating this masterpiece of faith in the divine.

Symphony in the Park  2018

The CSO will once again offer the Sunday Pops in Park program of light classical, Broadway, film, and television music to the citizens of the Clinton area. It is a free concert, open to the public and you are invited to bring along your whole family, friends and neighbors for this once-a-year festival of music.

                      Concert Dates

                          2017-2018 (Tentative)

September 30, 2017   Fall Concert, Sterling High School, IL

November 5, 2017      Chamber Music, Zion Lutheran Church,

Clinton, IA 

December 9, 2017      Holidays Concert, Clinton High School, IA 

February 24, 2018      Winter Concert, (Young Artists), Morrison

High School, IL 

April 28, 2018             Spring Concert, Clinton High School, IA

Great Music from the Mississippi Valley of Northeast Iowa and Northwest Illinois
CLINTON Symphony Orchestra
Great Music from the Mississippi Valley of Northeast Iowa and Northwest Illinois
Clinton Symphony Orchestra Association 2017-2018