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Join the Illinois Council of Orchestra today and be a part of a dynamic network of organizations and individuals that are making an impact in the lives and communities across the state of Illinois.

 Annual Organizational Membership Dues

Orchestras, festivals, chamber orchestras, ensembles, choruses, and non-profit dues are determined primarily by budget size. Benefits apply to all your staff members, board members, musicians, and volunteers.

  • $50 for orchestras with budget size under $100,000
  • $75 for orchestras with budgets $100,000 - $499,999
  • $150 for orchestras with budgets $500,000 - $999,999
  • $200 for orchestras with budgets over $1,000,000

All membership pricing subject to change. The ICO Membership Year is July 1-June 30 and is on an anniversary cycle or all members.

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Individual and Student Membership Benefits

For individuals seeking to advance their career, deepen their knowledge of the orchestral field, or are currently not affiliated with a singular orchestra. It is also for those who wish to make a deeper connection with the classical music field and to make their voice heard by advocating for and supporting its future. Individual membership is $50 per year and individual student membership is $25 per year.

  • Free or discounted rates to all ICO professional development programs and events, including ICO's annual conference.
  • Members-only access to articles, tools, and resources, including the archive of Town Halls
  • Learning opportunities through webinars, regional gatherings, and workshops
  • Real-time networking and co-learning opportunities in the Virtual Peer Forums
  • Connection to the field with e-Newsletters, Advocacy Alerts, and ICO News Feed.
  • Access to all ICO programs and services (Awards, Conductor Mentoring, Conferences, Consultants, MusicShare, Program Notes, etc.)
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