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April 2017


Academy Spring Concert

April 30 at 1:00 pm

Our Savior Lutheran Church,

420 West Downer Place

Aurora,

IL

60506

United States


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Free

  The Fox Valley Academy of Music Performance and director, Katheryn Barrett-Brown, will perform a 1:00pm concert that will feature the Fox Valley Youth Strings and Academy Orchestra. Admission is free, donations are welcomed.        

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Philharmonic “Virtuoso” Concert

April 23 at 3:00 pm

Our Savior Lutheran Church,

420 West Downer Place

Aurora,

IL

60506

United States


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Free Admission

In its upcoming scheduled free-admission 3:00 p.m. concert on Sunday, April 23rd, the Fox Valley Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of James Yarbrough, will feature solo virtuoso performances by its principal chair wind players in concerto works by Mozart and Cimarosa. Two Mozart works are on the program: the jocular first movement from the Third Horn Concerto and the ever popular Sinfonia Concertante for Wind Quartet, with its delightful musical dialogue between 4 soloists & orchestra. The Cimaraso work, Concerto…

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February 2017


6th Annual Philharmonic Children’s Concert

February 19 at 3:00 pm

Our Savior Lutheran Church,

420 West Downer Place

Aurora,

IL

60506

United States


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Free

At 3:00 on Sunday afternoon, February 19th, the Fox Valley Philharmonic orchestra, directed by James Yarbrough, will once again offer its perennially popular, free admission “Children’s Concert.” This year the concert will be both entertaining and educational, focusing on “What Makes Music ‘Musical’ depends on your Brain” as manifested in the brain’s experience of pitch, meter, and tone color.  Guided active audience participation will be encouraged to prompt a physical and mental experience of these three music elements rather than…

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January 2017


Youth Orchestras Auditions

January 8

Our Savior Lutheran Church,

420 West Downer Place

Aurora,

IL

60506

United States


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$25

The Fox Valley Academy of Music Performance invites students, ages 8-18, to audition for the second half of its 2016-2017 season. Our orchestras are principally looking for string and woodwind players. The FVAMP is comprised of various orchestral ensembles. Its members study challenging music, work with music professionals, perform in the Fox Valley community and enjoy the camaraderie of other student-musicians. Auditions on January 8th are at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Aurora. Students should prepare scales, and a solo…

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December 2016


Sing-Along Messiah

December 4, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Our Savior Lutheran Church,

420 West Downer Place

Aurora,

IL

60506

United States


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Free

The Fox Valley Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra will join forces with guest soloists and the community from the greater Fox Valley area to sing together the choruses from George Frederic Handel’s “Do-It-Yourself” Messiah and other holiday music. The Philharmonic’s concert performance will include the “Christmas Section” of Messiah along with the famous “Hallelujah Chorus”. Adding support to the do-it-yourself audience will be the Philharmonic Chorus with Choirmaster, John Douglas. This is the Fox Valley area’s 6th annual “Do-It-Yourself” performance. This…

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Youth Orchestras Holiday Concert

December 4, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Our Savior Lutheran Church,

420 West Downer Place

Aurora,

IL

60506

United States


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Free

The Academy of Music Performance Academy Conductor Katheryn Barrett-Brown present their Holiday Concert. Sunday’s concert will include well-known classical pieces performed by the Access to Music Program, Youth Strings, and Academy Orchestra. Ensembles will delight the audience with memorable classical favorites and familiar Christmas carol sing-alongs. Admission to the concert is free. Donations are welcome. The concert will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 420 West Downer Place, Aurora. (Parking lot is behind the church on Garfield Ave.).

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October 2016


Philharmonic Celebrates Poplar Creek Library’s 50th Anniversary

October 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Poplar Creek Library,

1405 S. Park Ave

Streamwood,

IL

60107

United States


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Free

The Fox Valley Philharmonic Orchestra invites you to their season opener on October 23rd at Poplar Creek Library in Streamwood. The free concert will feature a collection of show-tunes, movie themes, light classical music, and a rock song or two from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The Philharmonic’s modern classical selections include composers Leroy Anderson, Aaron Copland, and Michael Tilson Thomas. In addition to these works, Maestro Flock will lead the orchestra through gems such as Star Wars, Sound of Music,…

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