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2023-2024 School Year

Iowa All-State Auditions/Festival 2023! 

Life in orchestra (without instruments)...

City High Symphony Strings 

November 6th 2023

City High Symphony Strings and Choirs Masterworks Concert

December 20th 2023

The Great Britain Tour March 2023!

Senior Class of 2023

Meet Davis the Orchestra Mascot! Davis is a 7 year old Weimaraner who is a retired registered therapy dog through Pet Partners of America and Pet Partners of Johnson County. He makes regular visits to the orchestra office and has been keeping students happy since 2017! 

  Megan Stucky-Swanson is the Director of Orchestras for the Iowa City Community School District at City High School. Mrs. Stucky-Swanson is currently in her 20th year of public school education where her high school program consists of three orchestras with 130 string players in grades 9-12. Her top orchestras have performed in Austria, Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy and Great Britain. Mrs. Stucky-Swanson has also conducted numerous musicals including Oliver, Mary Poppins, Grease, Guys and Dolls, Little Shop of Horrors and Les Miserables consistently earning state awards for best pit orchestra. Mrs. Stucky-Swanson graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a BME in 2003. Over the course of 20 years, Mrs. Stucky-Swanson has maintained an active schedule as a violinist and guest clinician performing regularly with the Waterloo Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Nolte and various local groups. She is a member of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) and Iowa String Teachers Association (ISTA).