A Cold Mountain Premiere

7:30 p.m. — Saturday, October 1, 2022 Vernon Cook Theater – Clinton High School Clinton Symphony Orchestra has joined a consortium of other orchestras around the country to commission a suite of music by Jennifer Higdon from her award-winning opera

Dvorak’s Brilliance

7:30 p.m. — Saturday, November 5, 2022 Centennial Auditorium – Sterling High School Violinist Sirena Huang is the 2022 winner of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and was the 2017 first prize winner of the Elmar Oliveira International Violin

Holidays with the Symphony

7:30 p.m. — Saturday, December 10, 2022 Vernon Cook Theater at Clinton High School The Holidays are a time for family, friends and music. On this special evening we gather many of our friends to perform for you, and we

Musical Friendships

2:00 p.m. — Sunday, January 15, 2023 Zion Lutheran Church, Clinton, Iowa A social tradition throughout history has been to gather with  friends to make music. Composers are eager to write music for a  specific group of friends to play,

Stories in Music

2:00 p.m. — Sunday, February 19, 2023 Morrison High School Auditorium, Morrison, Illinois The Clinton Symphony Orchestra will present “Stories in Music” as their family concert on Sunday, February 19 at 2 p.m. at the Morrison High School Auditorium. The

The Breadth of Greatness

7:30 p.m. — Saturday, April 22, 2023 Vernon Cook Theater – Clinton High School Pianist Lorraine Min returns to our stage to perform the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1. The program will open with Haydn’s L’isola disabitata Overture, followed by

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  • November 5 Clinton Symphony Concert features Sirena Huang
    In Events, Program Notes
    7:30 p.m. — Saturday, November 5, 2022 Centennial Auditorium – Sterling High School Violinist Sirena Huang is the 2022 winner of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and was the 2017 first prize winner of the Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition. She is one of her generation’s most celebrated violinists, praised by The Baltimore Sun for her [Click to read more…]
  • A Cold Mountain Premiere
    In Events, Program Notes
    7:30 p.m. — Saturday, October 1, 2022 Vernon Cook Theater – Clinton High School Clinton Symphony Orchestra has joined a consortium of other orchestras around the country to commission a suite of music by Jennifer Higdon from her award-winning opera Cold Mountain. The suite uses dramatic themes highlighting the emotional throes of love, war, and the journey of a Confederate soldier making [Click to read more…]
  • Birdies for Clinton Symphony
    In Events
    Enjoy the John Deere Classic? We have a great way FORE! you to support your favorite Symphony! Simply click through to the Birdies for Charity site to make your donation and guess at the number of Birdies. You’ll be entered for prizes, plus your guess at the number of birdies during the tournament could win the grand prize of a free 2 year lease on a Lexus RX 350! (Entries are due June 10 [Click to read more…]
  • Clinton Symphony to conclude 68th season with A Grand Finale
    In Events, Program Notes
    7:30 p.m. — Saturday, April 30, 2022 Vernon Cook Theater – Clinton High School Guest soloist for the evening is violinist Naha Greenholtz. She will perform Mozart’s Fourth Violin Concerto accompanied by the orchestra. Greenholtz is concertmaster of the Quad City Symphony and Madison Symphony, and her past engagements include concertmaster appearances with the Oregon, Omaha, and Memphis [Click to read more…]

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