Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1950 and is Orchestra is Illinois' premier regional orchestra, respected for exceptional performance and innovative education and community outreach initiatives. The Orchestra's season includes over 50 concerts annually (Classics, Pops, Family, Educational Programming, and Holiday performances) at the 1,200-seat Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin and the 440-seat Prairie Center for the Arts in Schaumburg. Audiences of over 50,000 are served each year: 20,000 students are reached and educated through several music education programs.