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.

Auditions

Quincy Area Youth Chorus auditions are in May, August, & December. Next audition is Saturday,
December 7, 2019 from 10am-12 at Christ Lutheran Church. To sign up for a 10 minute audition and for more information, please call the Quincy Symphony Orchestra office at 217-222-2856.

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Quincy Area Youth Chorus Conductors

Paul Shelor

Paul Shelor

Amy Walker

Amy Walker

 

2019 – 2020 Concert Dates

qayc-youth-choir-2FALL CONCERT
Sunday, October 20, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

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

Donations encouraged

Trinity United Church of Christ
2020 S. 24th St.

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

qayc-youth-choirSPRING CONCERT
Monday, April 6, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

Quincy Area Youth Chorus

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

Donations encouraged

Trinity United Church of Christ
2020 S. 24th St.

Natural Wonders Concert
with the Quincy Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, 2020
Quincy Junior High-Morrison Theater

Bruce Briney, Phyllis RobertsonPaul Shelor and Amy Walker, Conductors

The season concludes with NATURAL WONDERS. This concert feature Beethoven’s idyllic “Symphony No. 6”, also known as the “Pastoral Symphony”. Dvorak’s masterwork “Te Deum” is a large-scale production featuring the Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Chorus, QU and JWCC choruses, the Quincy Area Youth Chorus and soprano soloist Penelope Shumate and baritone soloist Jeffrey Seppala. The evening opens with a brand new composition by Illinois composer Steven Taylor.

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, Green-Humphrey Family Fund for Music of the Community Foundation, and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.