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Join The Friends of the IPO...We help make the music happen.

The Friends of the IPO is a dedicated group of extraordinary volunteers that host a variety of hospitality, youth education, and fundraising events each season. Individual membership is $20 and a Family membership is $30 annually. For more information about Friends of the IPO, call (708) 481-7774.

Click here for a membership brochure.

A Symphony of Style

26th Anniversary Fashion Show & Luncheon
Saturday, October 28, 2017

10:30 am Bazaar - A variety of vendors offering jewelry and unique items.

Noon Luncheon followed by designer fashions from

Simply Rose Boutique, Kluger Furs and My Sister's and Me Boutique

Idlewild Country Club

19201 Dixie Highway

Flossmoor, IL

Tickets are $50 per person / Call (708) 481-7774


9th Annual Rising Star Showcase


The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra is the only professional orchestra playing in the South Suburbs of Chicago.  The headquarters are in Park Forest and they perform throughout the Chicago Southland. 

“The Friends of the IPO” is a volunteer group that supports the orchestra by hosting several fundraising activities, helping with mailings, and other activities.  One of the events they sponsor is the RISING STAR SHOWCASE, a program designed to offer performance ready music students in the South Suburbs a chance to perform before a live audience.  This year the concert will be at 4:30 PM Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison, Flossmoor.

Adult tickets are $10 each. All students are free. Tickets may be ordered by calling the IPO office at 708-481-7774.