Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra

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Engage with the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra in its mission to ignite lifelong engagement with music through high-caliber performance, innovative programming and community collaboration.


The Elmhurst community has a long and proud tradition of coming together to enjoy well-performed symphonic music. The encouragement and generous financial support of the community has allowed the symphony to provide quality concerts for 60 years. In the 1940’s the Elmhurst Community Theatre Orchestra provided music between sets of summer plays at the Elmhurst Community Theatre. They also performed at schools, churches, parks and other civic functions. From 1959 to 1961 the Theatre Orchestra transitioned into the current organization led by its first Music Director John Lazich. The first performance of the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra was on November 19, 1961.

The last thirty years has seen the successful accomplishment of more diverse and complex musical challenges and more and more talented professional musicians becoming a part of our rich symphonic traditions. We are especially proud of the contributions of Music Director Dale Clevenger (1981-1995) to the growth of the ESO. The growing reputation of the Elmhurst Symphony has expanded enormously with the nationally renowned leadership of Dr. Stephen Alltop who has been the Music Director since 1995.

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Executive Assistant at Elmhurst Symphony
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
OVERVIEW: For sixty years the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra (ESO) has been providing Chicago’s western suburbs with unparalleled music experiences. The ESO is proud to work with some of Chicago’s most accomplished musicians in its mission to ignite lifelong engagement with music through high-caliber performance, innovative programming and community collaboration. JOB SUMMARY: The Executive ...read more
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619 Enterprise Drive,
Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL 60523

630-472-9377
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