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 Selections will be Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 in A minor, op. 56, as well as Dvorak’s Violin Concerto in A minor, op. 53. Sirena

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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  • 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…]
  • Meet 2022’s Young Artist!
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    Keegan Roddy is a senior at Sterling High School and first chair cellist in her High School Orchestra. Her parents, Stuart and Joselynne, are teachers at Sterling High School and she is the middle of five children in the family. She has participated in Illinois Music Educators All-District and All-State Orchestras. Her cello teachers have included Clinton Symphony Orchestra musicians Barbara [Click to read more…]
  • The Music of Friendships – Chamber Concert to be January 16.
    In Events, Program Notes
    Please make plans to join us for our annual Chamber Music concert on Sunday, January 16 at 2:00 p.m. The concert will take place at Zion Lutheran Church • 439 3rd Avenue South, Clinton. Program: Duet “With Two Eyeglasses Obligato” for Viola and Cello  by Ludwig van Beethoven  Paul Price-Brenner, viola <> Kevin Price-Brenner, cello  – • –  Terzetto, Op. 74  for [Click to read more…]

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