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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  • Akshar Barot is Clinton Symphony Orchestra’s 2023 Young Artist Audition Winner
    In Events
    Akshar Barot, the winner of the Clinton Symphony’s 2023 Young Artist Auditions, is a junior at Rock Falls High School, his music teachers are Patrick Anderson and Ramiro Martinez. He is a flute student of Julie McCord. In school, he is an active member of Scholastic Bowl, Speech Team, Knights Alumni Drumline, and of Sterling Municipal Band and Jazz Band. In addition to flute he plays Marimba, [Click to read more…]
  • Clinton Symphony Chamber Concert January 15, 2023 2:00 PM Zion Lutheran Church, Clinton, IAMusic of Friendships – Chamber Concert
    In Events, Program Notes
    Join us on Sunday, January 15 at 2:00pm at Zion Lutheran Church, 439 3rd Ave S in Clinton, to enjoy chamber music featuring members of the Clinton Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are available online or at the door. Learn more about the musicians and the music in the following program notes: Gabriel Fauré……………………..“Pie Jesu” from the Requiem arranged [Click to read more…]
  • Holidays with the Symphony
    In Events
    7:30 p.m. — Saturday, December 10, 2022 Vernon Cook Theater at Clinton High School It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Join us for a night of holiday favorites this coming Saturday, December 10, as we gather at 7:30pm in CHS’s Vernon Cook Theater. We’ll be ringing in 100 years since the “Carol of the Bells” was introduced to America by a choral group from [Click to read more…]
  • Friends of the Clinton Symphony partner with Applebee’s
    In Events
    Friends of the Clinton Symphony invite you to take part in Applebee’s Together We Care Tuesday.  On Tuesday, December 6, Applebee’s will donate 50% of orders of five favorite entrees: Three Cheese Chicken Penne, Fiesta Lime Chicken, Classic Bacon Cheeseburger, Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, and the Chicken Tenders Platter.  The event lasts the entire day….11 am to 11 pm, and is [Click to read more…]

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