Who will be the next Celebrity Conductor of the Quincy Symphony Orchestra? 

Please check back in September 2018 to find out!  If you are interested in being one of our candidates, please let us know by contacting Encore at - encorequincy@gmail.com 


The winning conductor will be announced at the

Join us at The Holiday Inn at 6:30PM to celebrate all five candidates!  Tickets are $30. We will have heavy appetizers, desserts, wine pull, cash bar, entertainment, auctions and much more!  Fun will be had by all as we find out who will be the next Celebrity Conductor of the Quincy Symphony Orchestra!

​​This will be a fun way to support youth music in the community and we hope you will participate in this way to make a difference in the community! ​​​​​​
Battle for the Baton, a Celebrity Conductor Contest, is a fundraiser for Encore!, the Volunteer Council for the Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association.

Five well-known & respected Quincy residents will compete for the honor to conduct "Sleigh Ride" during the Holiday Concert. The celebrity with the most votes will be chosen.

​​ All proceeds are returned to the tri-state area to support music in its many forms, with a focus on youth.

For information about the Holiday Festival Family Concert - ​​

Battle for the Baton