Quincy Area Youth Chorus

QAYClogoThe Quincy Area Youth Chorus joined QSOA in 1995. The Chorus includes children from ages 8 through high school from the surrounding, tri-state area.

QAYC rehearses select Saturdays and Sundays throughout the school year.

To join QAYC, contact the Symphony office at 217-222-2856 for audition dates and times.

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Quincy Area Youth Chorus Conductors

Paul Shelor

Paul Shelor

Amy Walker

Amy Walker

 

2018 – 2019 Concert Dates

qayc-youth-choir-2FALL CONCERT
Sunday, October 23, 2018 6:00 pm

Quincy Area Youth Chorus

Paul Shelor and Amy Walker, Conductors
Performances by the Kinderchor and Concert Choir

Trinity United Church of Christ ~ 2020 S. 24th St., Quincy, IL

Donations encouraged

This concert features some of the most talented young singers in the region. 

qayc-youth-choirSPRING CONCERT
Tues. March 31, 2019 Time TBA

Quincy Area Youth Chorus

Paul Shelor and Amy Walker, Conductors
Performances by the Kinderchor and Concert Choir

Location TBA

Donations encouraged.

The Snowman Family Concert
Saturday, December 1, 2018 3 pm

 

QAYC 2018

“The Snowman” animated film with live music is the highlight of the Christmas family concert. This beloved and gentle story by Raymond Briggs is brought to life with music from the orchestra. The Symphony Chorus and Quincy Area Youth Chorus will join the orchestra for a variety of jolly songs and traditional carols.  A special part of the concert will include the winner of Encore’s “Battle for the Baton” contest conducting Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride.” The audience is asked to bring non-perishable items for Horizons Food Pantry.

Bruce Briney, Phyllis RobertsonPaul Shelor and Amy Walker, Conductors

Quincy Junior High School’s Morrison Theater, Quincy, IL

Adults $18, Seniors $15, children 18 & younger free.

Youth Chorus concerts are included on the Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association season ticket.   The Quincy Area Youth Chorus is funded in part by Encore! Symphony Volunteer Council, the Martha McCrory Foundation,  the Tracy Family Foundation, the Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity Fund, Jayne & Leroy Boeckelman Fund for Young Musicians, Katherine Broemmel Endowment for the Arts, and Alan L. Stiegemeier and Mary Ellen Stiegemeier Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation, and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.