Guilds

Get Involved with the Illinois Symphony Guild in Bloomington-Normal or Springfield!

The mission of our guilds is to support the Illinois Symphony Orchestra (ISO) by promoting its benefit and fostering the art of music through educational projects. We invite anyone who is interested to join us – no auditions or musical talent required! We share an enthusiasm and appreciation of the ISO’s contributions to our cultural and educational landscape.

Here’s What We Do

  • Assist with Fundraising Efforts
  • Youth Outreach
  • Concerts for Kids
  • Pre-Concert Dinners
  • Musician Housing
  • Post-concert Receptions
  • Social Events

Learn More About the Guilds:

Illinois Symphony Guild of Bloomington-Normal

The mission of the Illinois Symphony Guild of Bloomington- Normal is to support the Illinois Symphony Orchestra (ISO) by promoting its benefit and fostering the art of music through educational projects. We invite anyone who is interested to join us—no auditions or musical talent required! Our membership consists of men and women who share an enthusiasm and appreciation of the ISO’s contributions to our cultural and educational landscape.

Get Involved!

Contact us if any of the following interest you:

  • Music Matters! Education Programs
  • Publicity
  • Social Event Planning
  • Membership and Mailing
  • Ushering at Chamber Orchestra Concerts
  • Short Projects, call as needed
  • Concerts for Kids Musician Luncheon
  • Volunteering at Around the Town Concerts
  • Newsletter
  • Program Book Support
  • Reception Sponsorships
  • Computer Projects
  • Donation Solicitations
  • Fundraising Events

Contact Joan Vanden Eynden, VP of Membership, at (309) 662-4334 or jvanden@ilstu.edu for more information.

Join us this season! Experience it all!

Learn more about our upcoming events.


Illinois Symphony Guild of Springfield

The Illinois Symphony Guild of Springfield’s missions is to support the Illinois Symphony Orchestra (ISO) by promoting its activities, raising funds for its benefit and fostering the art of music through educational projects. We invite anyone who is interested to join us no auditions or musical talent required! Our membership consists of men and women who share an enthusiasm and appreciation of the ISO’s contributions to our cultural and educational landscape.

Get Involved!

Contact us if any of the following interest you:

  • Music Matters! Education Programs
  • Social Event Planning
  • Membership and Mailing
  • Ushering at Chamber Orchestra Concerts
  • Short Projects, call as needed
  • Concerts for Kids
  • Musician Luncheon
  • Volunteering at Around the Town Concerts
  • Newsletter
  • Program Book Support
  • Cookie Baking
  • Musician Housing
  • Donation Solicitations
  • Fundraising Events

Contact Kathy Sees, First VP of Membership, at (217) 891-5732 or seesstudio@hotmail.com for more information.

Join us this season! Experience it all!

Learn more about our upcoming events.

Get Involved with Illinois Symphony

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