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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

Reservations are recommended through the DG Public Library. Register on the library website by clicking RSVP below or by calling the library at 630-960-1200. Our concerts are open to the public and free of charge, with the exception of our Fall and Spring Benefit House Concerts used to fund DGMC student education programs.
The Blues According to John Primer
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 2:00 pm, DG Library

Join John and his harmonica player, Steve Bell, for an acoustic set of great music and stories. Two-time Grammy Award nominee John Primer learned to play the blues from the best of the best—Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Jr. Wells, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor and many more—and has great stories and rich music to share. John has undisputedly helped build the sound and style of Chicago blues as we know it today. RSVP

Colors of Autumn
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 2:00 pm, DG Library

DGMC musicians will regale you with beautiful music for fall. Scheduled performers: Jue He, Dan Moroz, Emily Fallert, Angela Presutti Korbitz, Chris Garofalo. RSVP


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