2014-15 Season

Announcing our 85th year!


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    2014-15 Season

    Announcing our 85th year!


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    Friends of wcfsymphony

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    Inspiring young people

    Youth Concerts, our flagship education program

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Upcoming Performances

  • September 6 Riverloop
    SEP 06


    Join us at the panoramic RiverLoop Amphitheatre in downtown Waterloo, the perfect spot to take in the riverfront’s sights and sounds as they mix with Duke Ellington’s The River and a world premiere.

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    OCT 04

    Lollipop Concert: Bright Brass

    The wcfsymphony Brass Quintet introduces young listeners to the vibrant colors of symphonic brass instruments.

  • Project Trio
    OCT 11


    Celebrate wcfsymphony’s unique artistic vision at an exciting, approachable performance featuring music of our time and place. Chamber music rock stars PROJECT Trio bring their “musicianship, joy and surprise” to an incredible all-American program.

Featured Events

  • Daniel Bernard Roumain

    Drinks and Discovery with DBR

    Mar 19 // 5:00PM - 7:00PM

    An unforgettable evening of musical exploration with 2014-15 composer-in-residence Daniel Bernard Roumain, aka DBR. (Note: Actual party date will be determined based on DBR’s schedule.)

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    Early Years of Norman Borlaug

    Jun 6 // 10:30AM

    Enjoy brunch at the Lane farmhouse, then drive 5 miles down the road to visit the boyhood home of Norman Borlaug and the one room schoolhouse which he attended.

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    Tea and Tunes IV

    Oct 16 // 2:00PM

    A lovely tea followed by a musicale featuring sounds of the 1920s.

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From Our Blogs

  • Maestro Welser-Moest conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra during the traditional New Year's Concert in the Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein in Vienna

    A Sound Shaped by Time and Tools


    Solid NYT piece on one of the most esoteric aspects of orchestral culture, the existence of distinctive sounds unique to particular ensembles. The group under consideration is the hermetic Vienna Philharmonic, though the superb comment thread offers a plethora of

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    A Students’ Side-By-Side


    ‘If a side-by-side experience at their school with professional musicians is what Dylan and his classmates feel is most valuable to their musical development – and they’re committed enough to ask us – then I’m in!’ And indeed I was,

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