Guest Soloists

Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir

Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir

The Dubuque Chorale Children's Choir is currently in their fourth season. The choir is made up of students in fourth, fifth and sixth grade. The members come from Dubuque and all over the Tri-State area. The DCCC has performed with the symphony at...

Sydney Mei Ruf-Wong

Sydney Mei Ruf-Wong

Sydney Mei Ruf-Wong is an NYC-based musical theatre and concert dance performer. She hails from nearby Platteville, WI, which made it possible to pirouette and jeté through all twelve years of Marina O’Rourke’s Dubuque Academy of Ballet Program...

Rocky Reuter

Rocky Reuter

Dr. Rocky J. Reuter (b. 1956) composes music for a vast array of acoustic and electronic ensembles in a myriad of styles, using varied and unique techniques. He is the recipient of numerous commissions nationally and internationally, received an...

Sarah Ellis

Sarah Ellis

A former DSYO clarinetist, Sarah hails from Platteville, WI and is thrilled to be back in Dubuque, having spent 10 years dancing with the Heartland Ballet and Dubuque City Youth Academy of Ballet Companies.  She is currently dance captaining the...

Matthew Richardson

Matthew Richardson

Matthew was born in Denver, Colorado and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. He graduated with his Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music. Matthew began his professional performing career singing with the College Light Opera Company in...

Craig Allen

Craig Allen

Singer, dancer, actor, director, and choreographer Craig Allen has been described as an exemplary soloist (Kansas City Star) with a brilliant nimble voice (KC Metropolis). As an actor/singer, he has been seen in numerous productions, including She...

Megan Gloss

Megan Gloss

Soprano Megan Gloss is humbled to have happened upon the good fortune of a fulfilling, active and versatile career, both on stage and off. An Iowa District winner and Midwest Regional finalist in the National Association of Teachers Singer Artist...

Jillian Slade

Jillian Slade

Jillian is beyond thrilled and honored to be back in her hometown, performing with the DSO! It seems as though just yesterday she was performing in pigtails at the fairgrounds as a ten year old for the Summer Pops Concert! Jillian is a proud...

Eleanor Bartsch

Eleanor Bartsch

Chicago-based violinist Eleanor Bartsch is the Concertmaster of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, Associate Concertmaster of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, and an active chamber and orchestral musician throughout the United States. Ms. Bartsch performs...

Sarah Hartmann

Sarah Hartmann

Sarah Hartmann is a New York based director, actor, and playwright. Most recently she worked as the Associate Director for Anastasia on Broadway.  Directing credits include The How and the Why (Shakerbridge Theater); her own adaptations...

Caroline Curtis

Caroline Curtis

Caroline was a member of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra for 39 years and Concertmaster for over 20 years. Since 1990 she had periodically been a featured soloist with the orchestra. In March of 2007 she performed the Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No.3...

Max Roll

Max Roll

Max Roll is an actor based out of New York and London. Recent credits include 2 Pianos 4 Hands (Chemainus Theatre); The Great Gatsby (UK National Tour); Much Ado About Nothing and Twelfth Night (dir. Hal Chambers, RBL Theatre); Romeo and Juliet (u/s...

Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra

The Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra is the DSYE’s premier honors orchestra.  Students typically have 5-9 years of ensemble experience, or equivalent ability, and play individually at a pre-college or college level.  Musicians gain experience...

Manny Laureano

Manny Laureano

Principal Trumpet Manny Laureano, who joined the Minnesota Orchestra in 1981, has performed solos in all the Orchestra’s concert series and served as an assistant conductor during the 2005-06 season. In 2003 he premiered Stephen Paulus’ Concerto for...

Teresa “Terry” Eckhart

Teresa “Terry” Eckhart

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Teresa (Terry) Eckhart MD started Dubuque OB-Gyn in 1981 and now has 6 partners and 2 midwives in a private practice at the Delhi...

Gary Olsen

Gary Olsen

Gary Olsen

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I arrived in Dubuque 50 years ago as a college student at the University of Dubuque. It is where I met Linda Breitbach whom I...

Lynn “Tut” Fuller

Lynn “Tut” Fuller

Market President, EVP,
Dubuque Bank & Trust
Dubuque, IA

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Tut Fuller currently serves as Market President, EVP for Dubuque Bank & Trust....

Harriet Heitzman

Harriet Heitzman

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Harriet Heitzman and her late husband, Wes, have attended and been supporters of the Dubuque Symphony since it was founded in...

General Bob Felderman

General Bob Felderman

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Felderman has been an Iowa real estate appraiser since 1984; he is associated with Felderman Appraisals Dubuque as a certified...

Derek M. Jenkins

Derek M. Jenkins

Derek M. Jenkins (b. 1986, Frankfurt am Main, Germany) is an American composer and musicologist. He is currently a Preparing Future Faculty Fellow studying at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (DMA Composition, MM Musicology), and he holds...

Robert Zimansky

Robert Zimansky

Robert Zimansky is among the most versatile musicians of our time. He not only possesses an all-encompassing solo repertoire, but his vast knowledge and experience in chamber music, contemporary music and orchestral playing are widely respected.
He...

Michael Gilbertson

Michael Gilbertson

The works of Michael Gilbertson have been described as “elegant” and “particularly beautiful” by The New York Times, “vivid, tightly woven” and “delectably subtle” by the Baltimore Sun, and “genuinely moving” by the Washington Post. Gilbertson holds...

Allen Cordingley

Allen Cordingley

Allen Cordingley is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville where he teaches saxophone, directs Jazz 1, and coordinates the annual jazz festival. He is also a founding member of the Ensemble 135 trio, a dynamic chamber ensemble...

The Über Horn Quartet

The Über Horn Quartet

The Über Horn Quartet is much more than a quartet.  Whether performing classical or contemporary genres, this exciting ensemble is at ease sharing its passion for music with audiences of all ages. Over the past three years, Über has been honored to...

Paul Alan Price-Brenner

Paul Alan Price-Brenner

Paul Alan Price-Brenner, originally from Brookfield, WI, began composing at the age of thirteen.  Thanks to the encouragement of his school orchestra director, Anne Marie Peterson, and his private violin instructor, the late Terry E. Bjorklund,...

Dino De Palma

Dino De Palma

De Palma achieved the diploma in violin at the Frosinone Conservatory of music with full marks and honours (10/10 and lode), the diploma in viola at the Bari Conservatory of music with full marks (10/10) and he is graduated as bachelor of Arts with...

Gianna Fratta

Gianna Fratta

Gianna Fratta set her heart on becoming a conductor at the age of nine, after hearing for the first time an orchestra in a live concert. From that moment she planned all her studies in order to achieve this goal. She completed her academic education...

Keith Lienert

Keith Lienert

Keith Lienert is currently on faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville where he teaches percussion and serves as an instructional specialist in jazz at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 
A versatile musician on drumset, steel pan, and...

Corey Mackey

Corey Mackey

Corey Mackey is the Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and the Principal Clarinetist of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra.  He is a founding member of Driftless Winds, a dynamic professional reed trio that...

Dubuque Chorale

Dubuque Chorale

Founded in 1971, the Dubuque Chorale is a community choral organization of over 100 singers from Dubuque and the surrounding area. Singers of all ages from high school on participate in this nonprofit group, which is dedicated to improving the...

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Classics 2

Nov 11, Sat | 7:30pm

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Classics 2

Nov 12, Sun | 2:00pm

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DSYE Fall Concert

Nov 19, Sun |

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Holiday Concert

Dec 2, Sat | 7:30pm

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Holiday Concert

Dec 3, Sun | 2:00pm

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Ultimate Rock Hits

Jan 19, Fri | 8:00pm

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Ultimate Rock Hits

Jan 20, Sat | 8:00pm