Events and Performances

September

SEP 07
By Invite
Great Hall GBPAC, Cedar Falls

Pre-Concert: PROJECT Trio

Thursday, September 7 // 6:30PM - 7:00PM

An exclusive pre-concert event for Upbeat members, featuring conductor Jason Weinberger and guest artists PROJECT Trio!

SEP 07
Tickets
Great Hall GBPAC, Cedar Falls

Concert: PROJECT Trio

Thursday, September 7 // 7:30PM - 9:00PM

PROJECT Trio returns to perform an exciting and approachable new work written just for them, plus Copland’s beloved Appalachian Spring.

Special Event
SEP 23
Free
Hearst Center, Cedar Falls

Lollipop: We Got Rhythm

Saturday, September 23 // 10:00AM - 11:00AM

A free concert that will get kids moving to the beat of our lively guest combo as they explore the irresistible rhythms of jazz music.

October

OCT 14
Free
GBPAC Lobby, Cedar Falls

Lollipop: Miraculous Marimbas

Saturday, October 14 // 10:00AM - 11:00AM

A free show by Heartland Marimba, whose magic with the mallets will fill kids with musical wonder!

OCT 29
Tickets
Great Hall GBPAC, Cedar Falls

Concert: Gary Kelley’s Nachtmusik

Sunday, October 29 // 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Spooky sounds for Halloween, featuring an newly illustrated horror story by internationally-acclaimed artist Gary Kelley and family-friendly lobby activities.

November

NOV 11
Tickets
Brown Derby Ballroom, Waterloo

Concert: Serenades

Saturday, November 11 // 5:00PM - 6:15PM

Party like it’s 1800 with jovial music for entertaining written by Mozart and his contemporaries. This is the 5pm performance.

NOV 11
Tickets
Brown Derby Ballroom, Waterloo

Concert: Serenades

Saturday, November 11 // 8:30PM - 9:45PM

Party like it’s 1800 with jovial music for entertaining written by Mozart and his contemporaries. This is the 8:30pm performance.

NOV 27
Great Hall GBPAC, Cedar Falls

Concert: Cedar Valley Christmas

Monday, November 27 // 7:30PM - 9:00PM

Our annual sing-along of classic holiday carols featuring the festive sounds of the wcfsymphony brass section onstage for the first time.

December

DEC 10
Tickets
Great Hall GBPAC, Cedar Falls

Concert: The Snowman

Sunday, December 10 // 4:00PM - 5:15PM

The eloquent animated film “The Snowman” alongside our live performance of its beautiful soundtrack, preceded by popular, kid-friendly activities in the lobby.

February

FEB 10
Tickets
Brown Derby Ballroom, Waterloo

Concert: Concertos

Saturday, February 10 // 5:00PM - 6:15PM

Hear Iowa’s finest musicians – your very own wcfsymphony players – in virtuosic music of the Baroque. This is the 5pm performance.

FEB 10
Tickets
Brown Derby Ballroom, Waterloo

Concert: Concertos

Saturday, February 10 // 8:30PM - 9:45PM

Hear Iowa’s finest musicians – your very own wcfsymphony players – in virtuosic music of the Baroque. This is the 8:30pm performance.

March

MAR 03
Free
Cedar Falls Community Center, Cedar Falls

Lollipop: If It Ain’t Baroque

Saturday, March 3 // 10:00AM - 11:00AM

A free concert for kids to hear and touch a very unique historical instrument, the harpsichord!

April

APR 15
Tickets
Great Hall GBPAC, Cedar Falls

Concert: Bernstein @ 100

Sunday, April 15 // 4:00PM - 6:00PM

A dramatic concert celebrating one of America’s greatest musicians and his inspiring work, co-presented with a host of community organizations.

May

MAY 12
Tickets
Great Hall GBPAC, Cedar Falls

Concert: The Hungarian Project

Saturday, May 12 // 7:30PM - 9:30PM

The culmination of a special week with violinist László G. Horváth of Budapest’s Anima Musicae highlighting the best in Hungarian music and culture.