Ben Loeb Loeb Leaving QCSO By Herb Trix • May 10, 2017 QCSO After four and-a-half years, the executive director of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra is leaving, and not by choice. Ben Loeb will leave his position officially on June 30th. Dr. Seuss & the QCSO By Herb Trix • Apr 28, 2017 QCSO The Quad City Symphony Orchestra will reach out to the community this weekend - with a Family Music Carnival Saturday and special concerts on Sunday. QCSO and Yo-Yo Ma By Herb Trix • May 12, 2015 QCSO A big idea, and six months of phone calls, have paid off for the Quad City Symphony Orchestra. Thursday night (5/14) it will celebrate the end of its 100th season with a concert, featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma.