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Youth Symphony

Comprised of students from elementary school through the 8th grade. The Youth Symphony is an audition only ensemble that performs exhilarating and challenging music.
The Youth Symphony helps young musicians to grow their musical skills while performing with a diverse and unique group. 

Director, Abigail Knoche 

Abigail Knoche is an alum of the Alton Youth Symphony and was the founding cellist of the Alton Youth Symphony Chamber Group. Mrs. Knoche attended Illinois State University, where she earned her bachelors in Music Education and is currently completing  her masters in Educational Leadership at the University of Illinois, Springfield. Abigail is a cellist who has studied under Mr. Larry Crabbs, Dr. Marta Simidtchieva, and Dr. Adriana Ransom. Abigail teaches private lessons on cello and bass, and plays handbells with the Upper Alton Christian Handbell Ensemble. She currently teaches orchestra at Hazelwood East Middle School and Hazelwood Southeast Middle School.
Caitlin Peach,
Jan 4, 2017, 10:14 PM
Abigail Knoche,
Nov 8, 2016, 8:11 AM