July 31 in Wheaton
Please join us for our first live concert since March 1, 2020. Led by Maestro Peter Lipari, our symphony orchestra will present some of classical music’s most popular, and most emotional, masterpieces. Selections range from the somber, remembering the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic, to .. read more
WE LOOK FORWARD to performing for you on July 31! In the meantime, we'll continue to share music, and musical thoughts, with you here and through Facebook.
|FROM THE MAESTRO West Suburban Symphony music director Peter Lipari shares perspectives on music and life with you here, including his thoughts about American composer Jack Heggie.|
|HEAR OUR MUSIC We're delighted to share with you, here, some of our favorite recordings from our past concerts.|
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.
|MUSIC APPRECIATION Be moved by the 2020 performance, the 45th annual, of the Chicago-based Do It Yourself Messiah, with many West Suburban Symphony players in the orchestra, here, through January 3. And we've shared a link to an awesome collection of music inspired by winter, here.|
MUSIC IN THE WORLD Recordings are now our lifeline to music, as live music remains on hold. We're pleased to share some selected play lists of somber and happy music for pandemic listening, here, along with insights into how music bestows health benefits, including relief from stress.
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.