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Community Foundation awards 5 new Bright Idea Fund grants

By Carolyn Desrosiers, Community Engagement Manager The Community Foundation’s Bright Idea Fund has awarded five new grants to nonprofit organizations striving to improve the quality of life in the Fox Valley region. This fund combines dollars from endowments established by generous donors to address ever-changing community needs in Outagamie, Calumet, Waupaca and Shawano counties and […]

Music can be a basic need, too

Posted on Apr 9, 2018, by

When the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra and the newVoices choir take to the stage at Lawrence University Chapel April 28, some of the audience members most informed about the John Rutter compositions “Requiem” and “The Gift of Life” they’ll be performing may also be among the youngest people there. They will have had the benefit […]

‘Big Arts’ matches music with graphic arts

Posted on Jan 31, 2018, by

The Fox Valley Symphony will repeat its successful experiment of adding graphics to music to help its audience understand the composition, this year combining it with a project involving about 1,000 Appleton Area School District students. For Big Arts in the Little Apple, the students produced artwork to illustrate the score to Route 66 by […]

Symphony offers free Beethoven at stadium

Posted on Jun 28, 2016, by

The Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra Association will present “Brats, Beers and Beethoven!” a free, family friendly concert 7 p.m. July 1 at Fox Cities Stadium. The Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra will perform an array of classical music, including Beethoven, Copland and Sousa. Additionally, the MacDowell Chorus and Fox Valleyaires will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” and […]