Welcome to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra!
2013-2014 marks the 21st season of critically-acclaimed music making by the Illinois Symphony Orchestra.
Each season, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra performs at multiple venues including Sangamon Auditorium on the campus of the University of Illinois at Springfield, First Presbyterian Church, and St. Agnes Catholic Church in Springfield; and at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts and Second Presbyterian Church in Bloomington. Outdoor performances take place at the Old State Capitol in Springfield and the Corn Crib in Normal. Having numerous performance locations enables the orchestra to bring diverse repertoire and live musical experiences to audiences of all ages and backgrounds in both urban and rural settings.
Recognizing that live music has the potential to transform and rejuvenate, to encourage and inspire, the Illinois Symphony proudly serves as a vital cultural resource, an educational partner, and an invaluable enhancement to the quality of life in Bloomington-Normal and Springfield continuing to fulfill its mission of enriching lives through excellent orchestra performances which inspire and educate.