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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

Suenos Latin-Jazz Quintet
Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm, DG Library

Stylistic music encompassing Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Flamenco, Fusion and more, led by Steve Hashimoto. RSVP

A Winter Interlude
Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm, DG Library

Take a break from winter as Downers Grove Music Club musicians perform classical music celebrating the beautiful things of February – Valentine’s Day, Oscar Night and only 5 more weeks of winter. RSVP

March of the Women
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm, DG Library

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Suffrage as folk musician Phil Passen, on hammered dulcimer, entertains and informs us with songs from the mid-19th century through 1920. RSVP

2020 Piano Festival & Competition
Sunday, March 8, 2020, Community United Methodist Church, 20 Center Street, Naperville

Well-established, adjudicated event open to piano students in Downers Grove and its surrounding communities. INFO & REGISTRATION

2020 Piano Festival Honors Recitals
Sunday, March 15, 2019 at 1:30 & 3pm, DG Library

Recitals featuring the piano students who excelled at the 2020 Piano Festival & Competition.

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The Holiday Treasures program was great fun...
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Our Fall House Concert & Benefit on November 15th was very successful — all seats sold out and we achieved our funding goals in support of student music scholarships! Many thanks to our fabulous musicians: Jen Leckie (violin), Chris DiMarco (baritone), and Chris Garafalo (piano/harpsichord) for a delightful evening of music.

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