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Welcome to Downers Grove Music Club

Downers Grove Music Club (DGMC) is a nonprofit musical arts organization founded in 1927 in Downers Grove, Illinois. We believe the arts support vibrant communities, and we aspire to connect people to the musical arts and local artists through public concerts and education programs. DGMC also makes investments that strengthen musical arts development in our schools and community.

Each year DGMC offers free public concerts; sponsors a piano festival for local students; and recognizes talented high school students with music awards to help them further their studies.

DGMC also publishes a Directory of Music Teachers and a List of Accompanists, which is updated every two years and distributed to all area schools, libraries and music stores.

Our members include performing musicians (professional and amateur), music teachers, music students and non-performing music lovers. Members receive newsletters, special announcements, and a members directory. Membership is also open to ensembles and organizations, which benefit from increased visibility in the community through our members, events and website.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Carolyn May performs works by Mozart and Gossec
Streamed Performance

Here are two delightful pieces played by flautist Carolyn May, Adagio from Mozart's Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285 and Tambourin by Francois Joseph Gossec. Carolyn is an accomplished performer and teacher who has supported our high school music awards over the years.

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"A Vision of Hills" by Gwyneth Walker
Streamed Performance
Available Sunday, March 7, 2021

You can imagine the "vision of hills" that the composer saw from her Vermont studio as she composed this exciting piano trio centered around the simple melody of "Be Thou My Vision." Performed by Michèle Lekas (violin), Mark Lekas (cello) and Chris Garofalo (piano).

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VISIT BLOG

Our Student Music Awards Benefit Video Concert is online! 100% of the proceeds raised by this event are used to fund the Rising Star and College Music Awards, which are given each year to talented local high school music students. We hope this event will inspire you to make a generous donation in support of student music education.

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