The Quincy Symphony Chorus performs American Heritage Music

Great American music is the feature of the Quincy Symphony Chorus spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7 in Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ.

This concert unfolds the legacy of our musical heritage with tunes from Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Aaron Copland, Stevie Wonder, and many others. From Broadway show tunes to patriotic hymns and heart-felt spirituals, there’s something for everyone at this inspiring event.

The chorus, under the direction of Dr. Phyllis Robertson, is a regional singing group with members from many generations coming together weekly for the fellowship and the enjoyment of making music.

Tickets for “American Heritage” will be available at the door or in advance at Quincy County Market, Hy-Vee and Sturhahn Jewelers. The cost is $18 for adults and $15 for seniors. Seating is limited within the church and patrons should arrive early to be guaranteed a seat. Thanks in part to support from the Tracy Family Foundation and the Joe & Jill Tracy Fund of the Community Foundation, children 18 and under are admitted free to all QSO concerts, and are encouraged to attend. The performance is made possible in part by Music Sponsor Bank of Springfield, Media Sponsor STARadio WTAD, and the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Special thanks to our season sponsors Knapheide Manufacturing Company and Blessing Health System.

The $250 early bird drawing for the QSOA fundraising raffle will be held at the end of intermission.  Raffle tickets are for sale for $10 each or 12 for $100, and are available from any chorus, orchestra, Encore!, or board member.  The $1,000 grand prize drawing will be held at the Quincy Symphony’s Orchestra’s “American Salute” Finale Concert on April 24. The winner need not be present at the drawing. Sponsored by Homebank and Cape Air, the annual raffle supports the many programs of the Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association.  Visit or call the symphony office at 217-222-2856 for more information.