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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

Jessi Kirchner-Sparks

Jessi Kirchner-Sparks

 

2015 – 2016 Concert Dates

qayc-concert-choirFALL CONCERT
Sunday, October 25th, 2015 6:00pm

Quincy Area Youth Chorus

Paul Shelor and Jessi Sparks, Conductors
Performances by the Kinderchor and Concert Choir

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

Donations encouraged

qayc-kinderchorSPRING CONCERT
Sunday, April 10th, 2016 3:00pm

Quincy Area Youth Chorus

Paul Shelor and Jessi Sparks, Conductors
Performances by the Kinderchor and Concert Choir

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

Donations encouraged.

SHOSTAKOVICH 5 CONCERT
Sunday, April 17th, 2016 3:00pm

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The concert opens with Karl Jenkins’ inspiring collection called “The Peacemakers.” A major collaborative effort between the Quincy Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Chorus and Youth Chorus, this piece offers inspiration through the words of Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Anne Frank, Mother Teresa and others. The concert, and season, concludes with Shostakovich’s triumphant “Symphony No. 5.”

Bruce Briney, Phyllis RobertsonPaul Shelor and Jessi Sparks, Conductors

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

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