News & Updates

Pops Concert at Wellfield Gardens

Join us for live music in the gardens! Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 4:00 PM Wellfield Botanic Gardens 1011 N Main St, Elkhart, IN 46514  

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Student Concerto Competition Cancelled

Announcement We have had to cancel the Student Concerto Competition. There will be no competition which was previously scheduled for Sunday, January 8th .Questions may be directed to Executive Director, Susan Ellington (

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Be sure to participate in #Giving Tuesday on November 29th. It is a special day to show your support to our local symphony as all financial support is derived from donors, occasional grants, corporate or Conductor Circle patrons. We provide opportunities for education, cultural enrichment and a platform for talent within our community which enriches and provides a better quality of life as the arts attract businesses to the area and an outlet for aspiring youth to vie for the…

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Masha Lakisova with Symphony + WannaBea Conductor Winner!

On June 11th, the Symphony’s Celebrate Prodigies: Past & Present concert featured young violinist Masha Lakisova under the direction of guest conductor, Brian Groner. The concert also brought the Annual Reveal of the winner of the WannaBea Conductor Campaign. Congratulations to this year’s winner Kristi Noble!

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2016 Concerto Competition Winners

Congratulations to Our 2016 Winners! The Elkhart County Symphony held its 30th Annual Youth Concerto Competition on Sunday, January 10th a 3:00 pm, in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church in Elkhart. The Competition is underwritten by MSC Industrial Direct and the competition is open to students through Grade 12 who play string, woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments or piano. Entrants must be residents of Elkhart County, attend school OR participate in musical activities (such as Youth Honors Orchestra in…

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Audience Survey Winner

The audience completed important Surveys at the final concert to help the Symphony and its Board to best serve their interests in programming and staying connected with supporters. Surveys were turned in at Intermission and a drawing was held and the lucky winner received a voucher for 2 FREE Season Tickers to the upcoming 2015/2016 Season, celebrating our 68th year! WINNER: MARGARET HIGHFIELD

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2015 Wanna Bea Conductor Winner

Angie Recchio was our 2015 WBC candidate. Angie and Shelley Manthey and George Quinlan, Jr. all worked very hard to bring in important funding to the Symphony by collecting $1.00 per vote donated to the Symphony and this year’s race was a neck and neck race to the end with Angie being declared winner. Actually, all three candidates had a spotlight on stage and time in front of the orchestra at the concert on June 13th as they explained why…

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