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Phoenix Boys Choir


(2011, 2010, 2009) Savor the holiday season with this celebration of classic American carols while wrapped in the angelic sound of the Phoenix Boys Choir, one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious choirs. Enjoy preferred seating for four at your choice of their holiday concerts, offered from December 16-19, 2011. Remember the experience for years with their 60th anniversary “Joy to the World” CD.

 

Founded in 1947, the Phoenix Boys Choir has programs featuring training in voice, music theory, and performance for boys age 7 to 14. The Phoenix Boys Choir, through educating boys in the art of singing and performing the finest music in the boy choir tradition, develops character, discipline, leadership, global awareness, and a strong commitment to excellence, thereby contributing to the greater Phoenix musical life and enhancing Arizona’s cultural reputation nationally and internationally. The Phoenix Boys Choir guarantees every member a world-class music education and one of the most significant experiences of his life. Currently, there are approximately 150 young boys and men participating.

Each year, the Phoenix Boys Choir offers a full season of concert performances offering a wide repertoire from classical to popular selections. In its sixty years of history, the choir has frequently collaborated with other cultural arts organizations such as the Arizona Opera, the Phoenix Symphony, the Bach Choir and Orpheus Male Chorus. Beginning with the Training Choir, boys can progress to Cadet, Town and Tour choirs, and upon graduation, participate in the Master’s Choir. When the boys reach the performance levels of Town and Tour Choir, they have the opportunity to travel nationally and internationally. They record CDs, participate in music festivals, sing with other professional groups and even host touring choirs. Members of the Phoenix Boys Choir have performed for four United States Presidents and with name entertainers such as Doc Severinsen, Stevie Wonder, and Keith Lockhart conducting the Boston Pops Orchestra.

 

Phoenix Chamber Music Society


(2011) The Phoenix Chamber Music Society donated 2 tickets to see a performance of the Miró String Quartet on January 21, 2012.

The Phoenix Chamber Music Society opened its first season in 1961 with a series of 4 concerts at the Phoenix Art Museum, performed by a quartet of Phoenix Symphony Orchestra members. Louise Kerr, an avid chamber music player, was a founder and enthusiastic supporter of the Society. She and co-founder Lewis J. Ruskin proved to be a magical team and, in 1975, the Society outgrew the Studio and moved to the Scottsdale Center for the Arts. they continue our commitment to bring the finest chamber music in the world to the Valley for their 51st season at Camelback Bible Church.

The Miró Quartet, one of America’s highest-profile chamber groups enjoys its place at the top of the international chamber music scene garnering praise from audiences and critics alike. Founded in 1995 at the Oberlin Conservatory, the Miró Quartet met with immediate success winning first prizes at the Coleman, Fischoff, and Banff competitions as well as the prestigious Naumburg Chamber Music Award. The Miró Quartet was also a recipient of the Cleveland Quartet Award and was the first ensemble ever to be awarded the Avery Fisher Career Grant.

(2010) The Phoenix Chamber Music Society donated 4 tickets for the American String Quartet on Saturday, February 26, 2011 concert at Camelback Bible Church. Resident Quartet at the Aspen Music Festival & the Manhattan School of Music, the American Quartet with James Duham, viola, & Norman Fisher, cello, is internationally recognized for performances of elegance & strength.

(2009) The Phoenix Chamber Music Society donated 4 tickets for the Muir String Quartet concert on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Entering its 30th season, the Muir String Quartet has long been acknowledged as one of the world’s most powerful and insightful ensembles.

 

Phoenix Chorale


The Grammy Award-winning Phoenix Chorale, in residence at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Phoenix, is regarded as one of the finest professional choral ensembles in America. The 27-voice chorus, under the direction of Artistic Director Charles Bruffy, is equally dedicated to the creation and performance of new music, which is intermingled with more traditional concert literature. We’re so proud that some of our own All Saints’ Senior Choir was onstage at the Grammys to accept the award!

(2011)The Phoenix Chorale celebrates the warmth & spirit of December with classic holiday songs & music by composers Rene Clausen & Ola Gjeilo, including his “O Magnum Mysterium” from their upcoming album. Rejoice in the season & enjoy a real Arizona holiday tradition with this Grammy Award winning choir!

(2010) Join the Phoenix Chorale for its popular “Home for the Holidays” concert featuring a well-rounded balance of beloved holiday favorites mixed with exciting new pieces sure to energize you holiday cheer.

(2009) A candlelit concert of “Darkness and Light,” where the Phoenix Chorale explores the spectrum of emotions evoked in today’s choral music – love, loss, spirituality, innocence, joy, and beyond. Two tickets to a February 2010 “Darkness and Light” concert.

 

Phoenix Symphony


(2010) Phoenix Symphony donated tickets to performances of its “World’s Greatest Piano Concertos Series” coming up in May 2011. 4 legendary composers, 4 talented soloists, 88 keys and your Phoenix Symphony make for an outstanding mini-festival dedicated to the piano. With works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Grieg and Tchaikovsky, you’re in for a spectacular treat that will dazzle & delight!

 

 Linda Pressman – Literary Tea


(2011) Experience an enthralling book reading, conversation and high tea with Linda Pressman, author of Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Survivors and Skokie.  Discover first hand why 100% of Linda Pressman’s Amazon ratings are FIVE star and how humor and tragedy blend seamlessly in this memoir of childhood upbringing and family trauma. 

This is a Friends of Music auction party of a lifetime, learning about young life growing up with the Holocaust!  All attendees will receive a signed copy of the book at the tea party. For more insight on the book, read the Kirkus Review, the article in the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix or the Chicago Jewish News.

 

ProjectCenter


2010 Art & Soul invitations were delivered by a fantastic Local First Arizona business, right in our neighborhood! ProjectCenter is a single-source marketing and document services company located in the Biltmore area of Phoenix, AZ. They offer graphic design, printing, mailing, copies, scanning and online document storage.
Local First Arizona

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