Symphony orchestras -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 236
Overview The Augustana Symphony Orchestra, also known as the Augustana College Orchestra in its earlier years, is a student-based musical organization that features select soloists from the college. It has been an active organization in the college, even from its early years. The Augustana Symphony Orchestra records, 1912-1991 and undated, contains programs, clippings, financial records, and posters.
Identifier: MSS 318
Overview The Quad City Symphony Orchestra held its first concert on May 19, 1916 at the Burtis Opera House in Davenport, Iowa. At the time, the orchestra was known as the Tri-City Symphony Orchestra, and had a conductor, 60 musicians, and two soloists. The group changed its name to the Quad City Symphony in 1985. Materials in the collection include bound programs, a published history of the orchestra, news clippings, press releases, promotional materials, scrapbooks, and secretary’s minutes and reports.