Elgin Symphony Orchestra
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra is one of the preeminent regional orchestras in the United States. Since its founding in 1950, the organization has developed a reputation for artistic excellence, innovative programming, and a deep commitment to the social advocacy and economic development of the diverse communities that it serves.
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ESO in the News
Hailed for her, “instantaneously arresting …sweet, clear, vital” sound (The New York Sun), violinist Sharon Chang maintains an active career as a chamber musician, orchestral musician and as a teacher.
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra (ESO) today announced an amended spring 2021 schedule amid continued state-mandated gathering restrictions surrounding COVID-19.
Ho ho ho! Your last-minute holiday gift problems are solved! (And we do mean last-minute). The ESL Boutique is online! The holiday décor, ornaments, and “attire” (including t-shirts and hats that light up) are now available at ESOboutique.com.
Formerly the principal cello of the Moscow State Symphony “Young Russia” and the Moscow Conservatory Symphony, Nazar has served as the assistant principal cello of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra since 2000.
Rebecca Swan, a graduate of the Juilliard School, recently moved back to the Chicago area after spending several years in Charlotte, NC. She is a wonderfully talented addition to the Elgin Symphony Orchestra!
Gene Collerd is the Principal Clarinet with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, in addition to teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Learn more about this versatile musician!