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ESO League

Elgin-Symphony-LeagueFor 48 years, the Elgin Symphony League has been one of the principal supporters of our award-winning Orchestra.  Each year, League members contribute their time and talents, along with being ambassadors to the community on behalf of the ESO.  We invite you to join us at our League meetings and hear our guest speakers talk about their careers and interests.


For more information about the Elgin Symphony League or to attend a meeting, please contact Jeanne Hebeisen at (847) 741-6264 or email League@elginsymphony.org.


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2019-2020 Elgin Symphony League Meeting Dates

All meetings are at the Evangelical Covenant Church, 1565 Larkin Ave, Elgin.  Cost $15 per meeting for meal, but join us free as our guest for your first meeting.

Thursday, March 5 @ Noon
Guest Speaker: Erik Malmquist, ESO Director of Artistic Planning and Operations

Thursday, April 2 @ Noon
Guest Speaker: Charlie Schuchat, ESO Tuba

Thursday, April 30 @ Noon
Guest Speaker: TBA

Elgin Symphony League Boutique

Boutique2A large portion of the Elgin Symphony League’s donation to the orchestra each year is from proceeds of sales at the boutique. The boutique is in the lobby before each concert and during intermissions. All major credit cards, cash and checks are accepted.

Elgin Symphony League Board Officers

Patty Harkin*

Jeanne Hebeisen*

Sandra Magana
Boutique Chair

Carol Prang
Corresponding Secretary

Sandy Beith
Governance Chair

Lois Myers-Bauer

Murna Hansemann
Meetings Chair

Diane Campbell and Carolyn Branch
Orchestra Hostess Chairs

Kathe Pava
Program Chair

Carolyn Branch
Publicity Chair

*denotes Executive Committee


The purpose of the League is to support the Elgin Symphony Orchestra Association’s mission through actively volunteering time, talents and enthusiasm, thus encouraging others of all ages and backgrounds in the Fox Valley to participate in the ESO mission.