The Danville Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1967 and is comprised of over sixty talented musicians led by Jeremy Swerling, Music Director and Conductor. We enrich the eastern Illinois and western Indiana communities with four concerts held in the Danville High School Auditorium and two youth concerts for area schools each year as well as the occasional special event.
Motown Idol is a singing competition executed in conjunction with our 50 Years of Motown concert. An open, karaoke style audition will be held October 4, 2014 at the Village Mall. The top 12 semi-finalists will audition on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Heron Supper Club for The Contours.
With over 30 years of choral experience, Martha Lindvahl will serve as the DSO Community Choir’s Rehearsal Conductor. If you are interested in singing in the DSO Community Choir and performing with the Danville Symphony Orchestra on the Joyful Sounds concert of December 14, 2014, please contact us for more information.
How an effort to popularize classical music undermines what makes orchestras great. In late June, the Nashville Symphony Orchestra came within days of foreclosure on its concert hall, an imposing neoclassical structure that opened in 2006.
The Danville Symphony Orchestra will be honoring the late Harry Adams, founding conductor of the symphony, at one of its 2014 concerts. Mr. Adams, 78, died unexpectedly in his sleep on May 18 in San Francisco. He had been a Santa Rosa, Calif., resident for the last 25 years.
Music inspires your passions, likes, loves, interests and general enjoyment of life. Music is one of the few universal languages that unites us as a people. With support from our many corporate and individual contributors, the Danville Symphony Orchestra can continue to create the music that ignites your inspirations.
If you have been coming to concerts for any length of time, you know that the orchestra's quality and its presentations have improved dramatically in recent years. An endowment will maintain this progress and ensure that the Danville area has an excellent source of great music for generations to come.
Your gift will help ensure the future of our symphony for generations to come! Your help, our foundation can continue support of the Danville Symphony Orchestra's artistic and educational programs.
Volunteering is a great way to contribute to the community and gain invaluable experience, and also fosters deep personal growth. Whether you would like to take a short volunteer assignment or a prolonged one, the Danville Symphony Orchestra provides challenging and rewarding volunteer programs.