The Chicago Symphony Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the contributions of our corporate partners.

Renée Metcalf, Marketing Executive, Illinois Global Commerical Banking


Bank of America is proud to continue its long-standing support of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Our partnership not only delivers artistic quality but also helps to create meaningful connections with a diverse audience base in Chicago and around the world.

Mark Larson, Partner U.S. and Global Sector Leader, KPMG LLP


KPMG is proud to partner with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra – a musical institution that exemplifies Chicago’s cultural contributions both locally and abroad. We are proud that our support helps to make the CSO more accessible to youth and families, both residents and visitors alike, who wish to appreciate the contributions that the CSO makes to our community.



E. Scott Santi, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, ITW


As a longtime supporter of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, ITW is proud to partner with an organization whose outstanding reputation is well deserved both locally and around the world. The CSO’s past, present, and future will continue to play a critical role in ensuring that Chicago remains a thriving and important cultural center.


Frederick H. Waddell, Chairman and CEO, Northern Trust


For more than half a century, Northern Trust has enthusiastically supported the highly acclaimed CSO. We are dedicated to sharing the arts with all of Chicago’s citizens and ensuring that people around the world can enjoy the CSO’s extraordinary tradition of musical excellence.


Christ M. Crane, President and CEO, Exelon Corporation


At Exelon, we believe that creativity inspires us all. We are proud to serve as sponsor of the SCP Jazz Series. Exelon has a strong tradition of committing our energy and resources to the communities we serve.  Through our corporate citizenship program, Exelon creates collaborations with community-based nonprofits to deliver cutting-edge ideas that achieve meaningful and measurable change for the better.


Jim Kolar, Central Market Managing Partner


PwC is proud to support the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, a vital and world-class artistic institution that has enhanced Chicago’s cultural community since 1891. The CSO’s long-standing tradition of excellence is legendary, and we applaud its efforts during another exciting season.


Richard C. Godfrey, Partner, Kirkland and Ellis LLP


Kirkland & Ellis LLP is proud to continue its long-standing support of the CSO and applauds the Orchestra's commitment to the community. We extend our sincere wishes for another successful season to this timeless Chicago institution.


Margo L. Cook, President


Nuveen Investments is proud to support the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Rich in tradition and innovative in vision, the CSO brings musical excellence to our city and our world—and represents an investment in arts and culture that truly enriches us all.


Charles W. Douglas, Partner, The Management Committee, Sidley Austin LLP


From one Chicago tradition to another, Sidley Austin LLP congratulates the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on a successful 2016/17 season. We are proud to support an organization that has contributed so much to the rich heritage of our city. May the music continue to transform and inspire us all.


Miles D. White, Chairman and CEO, Abbott


Abbott and Abbott Fund congratulate the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on its continued role as one of the world’s best orchestras and one of the highlights of our city. We are proud of our long partnership and are delighted to continue to help bring the CSO’s inspirational music to the world.


Steve Shebik, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Allstate Insurance Company


Allstate applauds the CSO for its commitment to community and educational programs that enrich our hometown of Chicago. We are a proud supporter of The Negaunee Music Institute at the CSO, as we believe that good starts young.


Terrence J. Truax, Managing Partner Jenner & Block LLP


Jenner & Block is proud to share with the CSO a passion for creativity, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence.  As the CSO celebrates its 125th season, we look forward to the unfolding artistry and excitement that the CSO is poised to bring to Chicago, other communities throughout the United States, and the rest of the globe.  We are pleased be a supporter in this important mission.


Gregory C. Case, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aon


Aon applauds the CSO and takes great pride in the long-standing partnerships we hold with the communities in which our clients and colleagues live and work. Aon is excited to support the CSO’s 2016/17 season and the Orchestra’s efforts to provide a broad diversity of musical programs to the Chicagoland area and around the world.


Scott C. Swanson, President, PNC Bank Illinois


At PNC, we recognize the importance of the arts in contributing to a dynamic, vibrant and successful community. We applaud the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s achievements as a cornerstone of our local arts community and look forward to another exciting year of world-class performances.


Paul W. Theiss, Chairman, Mayer Brown


Mayer Brown is pleased to support the continued excellence of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The Orchestra’s outstanding performance, education, and touring programs improve the quality of life for Chicagoans and music lovers worldwide. We are very proud of our partnership with such a world-class cultural treasure.


W. Robert Reum, Chairman, President and CEO, Amsted Industries


Amsted Industries is proud to continue its support of the world class Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  The CSO brings artistic excellence to Chicago’s citizens and communities, as well as to citizens around the world, that enriches lives and provides inspiration.  The CSO is a partner that exhibits the same standard of excellence as Amsted and its 17,000 colleagues around the world.


Brian W. Duwe, Managing Partner, Chicago, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates


Skadden is proud to partner with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in its efforts to spread the gift of music throughout our community and beyond. The CSO’s commitments to excellence, innovation, collaboration, diversity and education speak to many of our own core values at Skadden and we are delighted to help support this world-renowned Chicago institution.


Marci Eisenstein, Managing Partner


Schiff Hardin proudly supports the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for delivering musical excellence to Chicago and the Midwest. As partners, we are committed to bringing communities together to celebrate and serve.


David R. Casper, President and CEO


The Chicago Symphony Orchestra commands the admiration of music lovers worldwide. Its reputation across the world brings acclaim to our great city, and its programming and outreach connect audiences through the bond of music. As a proud admirer and supporter, BMO Harris Bank is pleased to help play a role in strengthening the CSO. During a year in which BMO is celebrating its bicentennial, we are honored to continue our sponsorship of one of our city's greatest cultural legacies.


Marilyn A. Pearson, Partner


DLA Piper is honored to sponsor the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association. We salute all the sponsors, donors, and patrons of the CSO for supporting its mission of artistic excellence and community engagement. We applaud the CSO's incomparable musical achievements and the skill and dedication of its staff and leadership. Thanks to you all for bringing us another marvelous year of music making and celebration.