WE LOOK FORWARD to again bringing you the best in classical and popular music, in person. We are eager to resume performances in 2021 when it is safe to do so. In the meantime, we'll share music, and musical thoughts, with you both here and through our Facebook page.

lipari square tight.jpg FROM THE MAESTRO West Suburban Symphony music director Peter Lipari shares his perspective on music and life in 2020, and relates how he came to be a conductor, in this short video.
laura square crop compressed.jpg HEAR OUR MUSIC We're delighted to share with you, here, some of our favorite recordings from our past concerts, starting off with selections well suited to eerie evenings in October.
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OUR STORIES Our performers have taken many paths to the concert stage, and some are active non-classical musicians as well. Hear their music and read their stories here.

2012-13 martha low for web from renee square.jpg MUSIC APPRECIATION Many composers have celebrated the changing seasons and the wondrous world of living things. We invite you to enjoy some examples here.
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MUSIC IN THE WORLD People are irresistibly drawn to music and may simply explain that attraction by saying "music makes me feel good." Music does indeed bestow health benefits, including relief from stress. Read more here.


THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS Since the start of our 2019-20 season, we have been fortunate to be supported by 25 private-sector organizations. We encourage you to patronize our business partners during these challenging times - they're listed here.

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Our 2019-20 concert season was partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. We also are grateful to the Agency for its support through an August 2020 emergency COVID-19 recovery grant.