Welcome to the DSO!

2015-2016 Season information coming soon!

The Danville Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1967 and is comprised of over sixty talented musicians led by Jeremy Swerling, Music Director and Conductor. We enrich the eastern Illinois and western Indiana communities with four concerts held in the Danville High School Auditorium and two youth concerts for area schools each year as well as the occasional special event.


Raj Karinattu

Raising funds for nonprofit agencies is a passion of Raj Karinattu’s. Karinattu has been recognized in the past for her volunteerism with various local organizations. The Danville Symphony Orchestra appreciates the time, talent and energy that Karinattu puts towards fundraising for the organization. Karinattu said she gets that talent naturally from her father, who was …


Terence Mayhue

Terence Mayhue is currently the Percussion Instructor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and at Marian University. At each of these universities, he gives all applied instruction and instructs the Percussion Ensemble and World Percussion program. Terence is also an Instructor at Ben Davis High School where he gives applied lessons in percussion, commercial piano, commercial …


Orchestras In Crisis

How an effort to popularize classical music undermines what makes orchestras great. In late June, the Nashville Symphony Orchestra came within days of foreclosure on its concert hall, an imposing neoclassical structure that opened in 2006.Designed by a national architecture firm that specializes in faux-historical buildings, and costing $123.5 million, the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, with …


A Look at Area Arts

DSO is entering its 47th season of performances this year. Its mission is focused on providing the Danville community with a wide variety of professional orchestral entertainment while passing on that appreciation to young people through educational programs.One performance scheduled for this season includes “Mancini and Moonlight” to be performed Oct. 12. It’s a program …