Southwest

Symphony Orchestra

About the SSO

In the spring of 1964, Alfred Aulwurm, a native of Oak Lawn and a violinist, teacher, and conductor of many years’ experience, approached Daniel Seyman, Oak Lawn businessman, with a suggestion for establishing a community orchestra, which he proposed to name the Southwest Symphony Orchestra. Seyman, an accomplished violinist himself, called several other persons he thought might be interested.

DavidCrane
David Crane Music Director since 1992

Get Involved

Audition

We’re always on the look out for dedicated, skilled musicians to join our ensemble.

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Support the SSO with an individual gift, fundraising, advertising, or sponsorship.

Volunteer

Our organization is run by volunteers with a passion for music and community.