John will have his new composition “Beyond a Wild Dream” premiered by The Quad City Symphony Orchestra on their 2014-2015 opening concert celebrating their 100th anniversary season. The premiere performance, under the direction of conductor Mark Russell Smith, will take place at the Adler Theater in Davenport at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. In addition there will be a matinee performance at Augustana College’s Centennial Hall Auditorium at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. Other works featured will be Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, with Andre Watts, piano soloist and Antonín Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”.