From The Archives: ESO Music Director Dale Clevenger

Dale Clevenger was the Principal Horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1966 until his retirement in 2013, and Music Director of the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra from 1981-1995. Maestro Clevenger was the longest-serving ESO Music Director at the time, and is the second-longest serving Music Director in the orchestra’s history.

Born on July 2, 1940 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Dale was one of the most respected and accomplished orchestral musicians of his generation. He died on January 5, 2022.

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Dale Clevenger Memorial Concert

The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will perform Neiman Plays Brahms: Dale Clevenger Memorial on Sunday, November 13 at 4:00PM.

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