A vibrant community orchestra serving Chicago since 1947
Join the CWSO
We don’t require auditions, and we’re open to musicians playing all instruments.
Perform with Us
Whether you want experience playing a solo with a full orchestra or conducting, we have opportunities for members of the community to engage as guest performers.
Thank You, Community Supporters
Members of the community have always been friends of the CWSO. Learn more about our sponsors and how you can get involved.
We’d love to hear from you!
Contact us to learn about joining, guest performances, sponsorship, and more!