Kiddoo to paint cello for QC Symphony fundraiser

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Carlea Kiddoo of Joy, IL has been selected as one of the artists to paint a cello for the Quad City Symphony Orchestra's historic 100 Years, 100 Cellos fundraiser.  In celebration of world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma performing with the QCSO on May 14, one hundred cellos will be painted by select artists and displayed throughout the Quad City region. 

On May 29 the QCSO is hosting a Cello-Bration at the Figge Art Museum where all one hundred cellos will be displayed.  The cellos will be bid on through a silent auction with proceeds supporting QCSO music education programs.

Carlea is the daughter of Doug and Barb Kiddoo  and a junior at Mercer County High School.  She is involved in Key Club, competitive dance, Mercer County dance squad, track, and loves art and  photography.