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Events

Symphony Ball

Volunteer Event

On Saturday September 21, 2013, The Women’s Board of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents Symphony Ball, a sumptuous evening of music and festivities in celebration of Giuseppe Verdi. Symphony Ball’s black-tie event begins with celebratory pre-concert reception at Symphony Center at 6:00 p.m., followed by the concert at 7:00 p.m. which features Maestro Riccardo Muti leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and special guests in selections from Verdi’s operas including Macbeth, Nabucco and La forza del destino. Immediately following the performance, Symphony Ball guests will gather at the Palmer House to enjoy cocktails, dinner and dancing to The Bill Pollack Orchestra.

Passionate, Invested, Empowering

Discover how rewarding it is to be a part of a large society passionate about classical music and the on-going excellence of the world’s best orchestra. Built on tradition, The League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (formerly known as The Women's Association) has been proudly serving the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1934.

With the support of over 250 men and women, the League hosts a myriad of music education programs, raises over a million dollars a year, and provides opportunities to meet world-class musicians, conductors, and visiting artists.

Volunteer opportunities abound. Transform lives with music. Become a member today. To learn more about the League programs, view the brochure to the left.

 

 
Annual Membership Requirements

If you have an intention to attend or subscribe to concerts; an appreciation of the musical programming of the CSO; an intention and ability to donate time to volunteering; an interest in the League’s programs and projects and an intention to support the CSO financially, then being a League Member is for you!

Membership Requirements


  1. · Pay dues of $100
  2. · Contribute $100 or more to the Annual Fund
  3. · Support the CSO by concert attendance
  4. · Participate on one committee or more
  5. · Financially support one fundraising event
  6. · Attend a League meeting


Enjoy a World of Privileges Reserved Just For You


  1. · VIP Ticketing service
  2. · Opportunities to meet world-class artists
  3. · Voting privileges
  4. · Subscription to CSOA Insider from CSO Association President Deborah Rutter (CSOA e-newsletter) and Opus (League e-newsletter)
  5. · Invitation to hear upcoming hopefuls at the Youth Audition Finals
  6. · Invitation to an exclusive luncheon with CSO musicians
  7. · Invitation to annual Appreciation Concert (complimentary event)
  8. · An invitation to the CSO’s Annual Meeting
  9. · Advance sales to CSO fundraising events
  10. · Member discount at The Symphony Store
Executive Committee

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE


Liz Stein
President

Barbara Zutovsky
Vice President of Administration

Luise Baldin
Vice President of Areas

Kathy Solaro
Vice President of Education

Mimi Duginger
Vice President of Events

Jane Beam
Vice President of Finance

Bridgette Hayes
Vice President of Membership

Becky Davenport
Strategic Planning Chair

Christy Howell
Secretary

Betsy Beckmann
Elizabeth Shelly
Members-at-Large
 
 


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