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Our signature newsletters, developed just for Guild members. View previous newsletters here.

April 2021

An in-depth look at MASTERWORKS V, meet Aaron Villarreal-principal percussion, save the date for our RETRO September Guild event and more.

March 2021

Announcing the 2020/2021 Concerto/Aria Competition Winners, meet Amanda Pond-flute, recognition of our Guild members and more. 

February 2021

A memorial tribute to Ramona Borders, meet Kamen Petkov, principal 2nd violinist, American jazz influences with Milhaud’s La Creation du Monde, and more.

October 2020

An in-depth look at MASTERWORKS II, a look inside the performer’s studio, meet Evan Tammem – oboe – and more.

September 2020

A warm welcome to Dr. William McClain, music during historic pandemics, meet Guilherme Ehrat Zils – double bass – and more.

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Symphony Orchestra Guild Announcements

Videos and articles to keep our patrons in-the-know.

MDSO: What to Expect In 2021 and 2022

Dr. William McClain, Conductor, shares what to expect in the 2021-2022 season of Millikin Decatur Symphony Orchestra. MDSO is BACK!

Meet Cecilia Antonelle, Millikin Concerto Aria Competition Winner

Meet Cecilia Antonelle, Millikin University Concerto/Aria Competition Winner Cece with Dr. William McClain, Beth Mason Creighton and Laura Ledford LL: Hi Cece CA: Hello BMC: Welcome back. Alright Cece, before we jump into the program, will you just tell us maybe where...

Meet Adrian Rodriguez, Millikin University Concerto/Aria Competition Winner

Meet Adrian Sanchez Rodriguez, Millikin University student and winner of the Concerto/Aria Competition. Adrian will perform Mozart's Violin Concerto in A Major with the MDSO on March 6th at MASTERWORKS IV. Dr. William McClain: That was wonderful, and really a terrific...
Meet Cecilia Antonelle, Millikin Concerto Aria Competition Winner

Meet Cecilia Antonelle, Millikin Concerto Aria Competition Winner

Meet Cecilia Antonelle, Millikin University Concerto/Aria Competition Winner Cece with Dr. William McClain, Beth Mason Creighton and Laura Ledford LL: Hi Cece CA: Hello BMC: Welcome back. Alright Cece, before we jump into the program, will you just tell us maybe where...

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(217) 423-3189

Email

decaturorchestra@gmail.com

Address

P.O. Box 1541
Decatur, IL 62525-1541