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The 18th annual Southern Illinois Music Festival runs June 6 through 26, 2022, under the artistic direction of SIU School of Music Professor Edward Benyas.

Professional singers and instrumentalists from across the United States converge in Southern Illinois to perform orchestral and chamber music, opera, jazz and educational programs, along with select SIU faculty and students. The Festivalpromotes our region’s reputation for cultural activity on a national scale. Symphony magazine listed it as the only professional music festival in Illinois south of I-80, AAA magazine described it as a Midwest Travel Treasure, and the Chicago Tribune cited it as one of 24 top summer activities (musical and otherwise) in an eight-state region.

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Jun 06 to Jun 26, 2022

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