Aurora Strong: Together in Song

A "Week of Giving" benefiting the Fox Valley Music Consortium

We invite you to a Week of Giving to celebrate and support the programs of the Fox Valley Music Consortium. 

Now more than ever, we need your support to continue enriching the Aurora community through the power of music. We ask for your help in ensuring the continued success of our cultural and educational offerings as we adapt and move forward in this changing world. 

Please consider supporting us through one of the following ways: 

  • Attend a safe, LIVE, performance in Downtown Aurora on Saturdays, October 3 and 10! Enjoy live music by FVMC ensembles and support local dining institutions in Aurora by attending a performance and enjoying food/beverage with friends and family. See the full schedule below!

  • October 3

11:30 - 1:30 p.m. New Vintage Strings  (members of the Fox Valley Orchestra)
Endiro Coffee - 29 W. New York St. 

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Jeff Ford Quintet & friends (members of the Fox Valley Jazz Big Band)
Two Brothers Roundhouse - 205 N. Broadway

  • October 10

4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Jazz Trio (members of the Fox Valley Orchestra) 
Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant - 28 W. New York St.

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Fox Valley Youth Orchestra (students and directors)
Charlie's Creamery - 6 E. Downer Place

  • Drive-Through Wine Pull: Purchase a ticket in advance online, then pick up your wine/beer at New England Congregational Church between the hours of 1:00-4:00pm on October 10!  Address is 406 W Galena Blvd in Aurora.

  • Donate! Any amount is appreciated and will benefit the programs of the FVMC. Several donation levels are presented in our Fund-the-Need category. If you normally would have attended our annual gala, please consider donating the cost of a ticket ($90) or any other amount to our organization.  Every bit helps!

  • Raffle! Buy a 50/50 raffle ticket! Tickets must be purchased by midnight on Saturday, October 10.  The winners will be drawn at noon on Sunday, October 11.  Prize amounts: 1st place 40% of pot, 2nd place 4%, four 3rd place each receiving 1%, and 2% is awarded to seller of winning ticket.

  • Participate in our Online Auction: Bid on our exciting vacation packages and delicious food/beverage baskets!  Auction closes on midnight, October 10.

  Interested in the different activities of our various performing groups?
Please visit their web sites below to learn more!

Fox Valley Orchestra and Chorus

Fox Valley Brass Band

Fox Valley Jazz Big Band

Fox Valley Youth Orchestra

Fox Valley Youth Chorus

Fox Valley Youth Jazz

Fox Valley El Sistema

Have questions? Please contact us!

The Fox Valley Music Consortium

Thank you for your support!

Alderman 6th Ward Fox Valley Orchestra Austin Violins Fox Valley Brass Band Alderman At Large Fox Valley Orchestra Chorus Alderman 10th Ward Fox Valley Jazz Big Band Alderman 4th Ward Fox Valley Youth Chorus Alderman 9th Ward Fox Valley Youth Orchestra Alderman 7th Ward Fox Chamber SIngers Alderman 3rd Ward Fox Valley Youth Jazz Alderman 5th Ward Fox Valley El Sistema Alderman