Our mission is to provide an ever-increasing level of artistry and audience appreciation.
The Guild encourages educational opportunities that include all segments of our population.
We are passionate about promoting and supporting symphonic music in Decatur, IL and beyond.
Upcoming Concerts and Events
BLOCH Concerto Grosso Millikin University student winners of the annual Concerto and Aria Competition, Victor Lawton, Clarinet, and Megan Devine, Percussion, will make their solo debuts with the MDSO on
Introducing Dr. William McClain
Dr. William McClain is the Music Director and Conductor of the MDSO and offers a candid conversation about his life, training, and inspirations.
Dr. Aaron Jacobs, Concertmaster
Dr Aaron Jacobs joins MDSO as the new Concertmaster.
Join the Symphony Orchestra Guild of Decatur
Membership in the Guild is a great way to support music in the Decatur area, including the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, the Decatur Youth Orchestra, and music in Decatur schools. Plus, Guild members get exclusive perks.
The Andreas Foundation
Looking to support the Guild?
A donation to the Symphony Orchestra Guild of Decatur puts instruments in the hands of children, makes live symphonic music accessible to all Illinoisans, and makes it possible for world-class musicians to call Illinois home.
Every dollar counts, and each donation helps ensure a sustainable, thriving future for the Guild.