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"What you do makes a difference. You just have to decide what kind of difference you want to make."

-GOODALL-

Explore Fox River Academy’s RESOURCES & LINKS for music theory, history, art sites and other places of interest.

Our teachers have visited and enjoyed all kinds of physical and digital sites. Below are some cool links to various sites of music and art. In this list, you will find everything from music games to listening musts and historic information. This site is constantly being updated, so feel free to check back regularly to see what’s new. We hope you will have fun exploring these fun sites!

  • Music Theory
    Basic Music Theory: library.thinkquest.org/15413/theory/theory.htm Good comprehensive site for Music Theory: www.teoria.com www.musictheory.net www.makingmusicfun.net www.8notes.com/theory Music glossary: www.8notes.com/glossary
  • Music History/Repertoire
    Overview of Music History: library.thinkquest.org/15413/history/music-history.htm www.classical.net Classical composers and works timeline: www.classicalworks.com/his.pages/timeline.html web2.wku.edu/~smithch/music Biography: www.8notes.com/biographies Flashcards: www.musicards.net Bach & Fugue Analysis: jan.ucc.nau.edu/~tas3/bachindex.html Composer’s Brief Biography: www.dolmetsch.com/composers.htm
  • Musical Instruments & Orchestra
    New York Philharmonic website. Great graphic and fun games: www.nyphilkids.org San Francisco Symphony website. Fun website for kids on introduction to orchestra: www.sfskids.org Basic information on Musical Instruments: library.thinkquest.org/15413/instruments/instruments.htm www.makingmusicfun.net Piano Technician’s Guild Official Website; History of Piano, etc: www.ptg.org/learningCenter Lean about orchestra and interview musicians: www.playmusic.org Dallas Symphony Orchestra: www.dsokids.com
  • Musical Styles
    Description on various musical styles: library.thinkquest.org/15413/styles/styles.htm Creating Music: www.creatingmusic.com Improvisation: pbskids.org/jazz
  • Music Games & Quizzes (Interactive)
    Ear Training: www.good-ear.com Theory, History, etc: library.thinkquest.org/15413/games/games.htm Fun Music Games For Young Students: boowakwala.uptoten.com/kids/boowakwala-gamesindex.html Students Can Test Their Musical Knowledge With Quizzes and Games: www.quia.com/web www.makingmusicfun.net www.8notes.com/games www.musictechteacher.com/musicquizzes.htm www.zumwinkle.com/work/laco/html/activities.htm
  • Local Concert Venues and Orchestras
    The Fox Valley Philharmonic an Youth Symphony Orchestra: www.fvyso.org Northern Illinois University: www.niu.edu/music/concerts Wheaton College: www.wheaton.edu/Calendars/events Elgin Symphony Orchestra: www.elginsymphony.org Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra: www.ivso.org Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra: www.kishorchestra.org Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: www.mysomusic.org Aurora Youth Symphony: www.aurorayouthsymphony.org DuPage Symphony Orchestra: dupagesymphony.org Salt Creek Sinfonietta: www.saltcreeksinfonietta.com West Suburban Symphony Orchestra: westsubsymphony.org Youth Symphony of DuPage: www.ysdp.org Chicago Symphony Orchestra: www.cso.org Civic Orchestra of Chicago: www.cso.org College of DuPage: www.home.cod.edu Paramount Theater: www.paramountaurora.com Village of Oswego- Venue 1012: https://www.oswegoil.org/i-want-to/learn-about/oswego-entertainment-venue/about-the-venue#:~:text=The%20amphitheater%20measures%2040%20feet,of%20Oswego%20and%20our%20partners
  • Great Art Links
    Artsonia website displaying Fox River Academy student works
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