Sugar Creek Symphony & Song

About Sugar Creek Symphony & Song
Sugar Creek Symphony & Song, Ltd is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Watseka, Illinois. All donations are tax-deductible up to the amount of the donation minus the fair value estimate for the goods and services received. Please contact Helen Todd, general and artistic director, at (216) 534-1897 or email her for more information. This festival cannot exist without the donations of people like you.

Our Mission
» Bring world-class arts out of the city and into the country
» Spur economic revival by making rural Illinois more attractive to business and investment
» Provide educational and cultural opportunities to youth and adults
» Introduce students to careers in the arts through our Young Artist Program

Contact Us
Sugar Creek Symphony & Song values your comments and feedback on our activities. To send us your comments, questions, or concerns, please communicate with us via one of the following:

Business and general inquiries
Sugar Creek Symphony & Song, Ltd. | 136 E. Walnut St. | Watseka, IL 60970 | Tel: (815) 432-3830 | Email

Artistic inquiries
Helen Todd, General Director | Sugar Creek Symphony & Song, Ltd. | 1499 Compton Road | Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 | Tel: (216) 534-1897 | Email

With the mission of bringing the classical arts to small town America, we rely on donations to make this a reality. Please consider giving. You will be playing a very important a role in a dynamic effort in rural Illinois.

Sugar Creek Symphony & Song is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit entity based in Watseka, Illinois.

Volunteering can be a great way to help Sugar Creek succeed with its mission of bringing the arts to the countryside. There are many ways to help out. Open your home to an artist during the festival. Help with mailings. Or pick up an artist at the airport. There are lots of ways you can help, and all of them have a direct impact by helping us save money, improve our programs, spread the word about the festival, and just get things done. Call or email the business office or the general director today to volunteer for upcoming activities.

Board of Directors
Sugar Creek Symphony & Song is governed by a 11-member board of directors: Helen Todd, General Director | Judy Weidert, President | Lynn Riley, CPA, Treasurer | Jonica Suver, Secretary | Mary Decker, Guild President | Dr. Philip Hays | Bernie Markley | Barbara Todd | Sherrill Stichnoth | John Whitman | Dr. Neal Woodruff


Experience the Voices of Our Summer Festival

Courtenay Budd
Marie, The Daughter of the Regiment

audio | video | photos

Javier Abreu
Tonio, The Daughter of the Regiment

audio | video | photos

Matthew Lau
Matthew Lau

Sulpice, The Daughter of the Regiment

"Ho un dottor"
Il barbiere di Siviglia

audio | video | photos


Cindy Sadler
Marquise, The Daughter of the Regiment

"Pour une femme de mon nom"
La fille du regiment - Donizetti

audio | video | photos