Powerful Music Making!

Offering spectacular literature and awesome performances, The Classical Symphony Orchestra and The Protégé Philharmonic present the finest advanced orchestral training with the widest range of repertoire available on a once-a-week rehearsal basis in the Chicago Area and are considered one of the best youth orchestra programs in the United States! Both orchestras are incredible opportunities for young players looking for intensive, regular orchestral experience at an extremely high level.

The Classical Symphony Orchestra & The Protege Philharmonic Offer Artistic Excellence and Peerless High Quality Orchestral Training In A Challenging, Fun and Nurturing Environment!

Rehearsals are open to the public in Classical Symphony Hall, and we perform in beautiful concert halls such as Preston Bradley Hall at The Chicago Cultural Center and the Auditorium in the Fine Arts Center at Northeastern Illinois University with standing-room-only audiences at all of our concerts!

All photos taken at the November 24, 2013 Fall Showcase Joint Concert
at Northeastern Illinois University.
Photos by Tobias Lopez Photography

Please join us on
Sunday, May 4th at 3:00 p.m. for our next concert!

Spring Showcase Joint Concert !

Northeastern Illinois University
Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center, Auditorium
3701 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue

Admission - General Admission $15.00
Students/Seniors $10.00
Children Under 12 $5.00
(Free Parking in Lot F)

Borodine - In the Steppes of Central Asia
Copland - Billy The Kid: Suite
The Pro
tege Philharmonic

Gershwin - Porgy and Bess: Symphonic Picture
The Classical Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture
The Combined Orchestras

Joseph Glymph, Conductor

For Further Information, Call (312) 341-1521
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