Events This Week

Listings COURTYARD CONCERT SERIES. Plaza Palomino. Fort Lowell and Swan roads. King Ernest performs a Rhythm & Blues and Soul Revue at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 22. Tickets are $12 in advance/KXCI/TBS, available at Plaza Palomino in Suite 219, Hear's Music, and Piney Hollow; $15 the day of the show. Call 297-9133 for information.

DESERT BLUEGRASS JAM. Pizza Hut. 2943 N. Campbell. The Desert Bluegrass Association invites the public to play, sing or just listen, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, August 22. Call Wilbur Welsh at 743-7086 for information.


A CAPPELLA SINGERS WANTED. The Arizona Repertory Singers will audition for new choir members Tuesday evening, August 25. Prospective members should be able to read music and have choral experience. The choir's repertoire is primarily classical. Call Kathleen Santo at 529-1502 or send e-mail to for information or to schedule an audition.

BAND CLASSES. Desert Cove Christian Church. 6163 S. Midvale Road. Desert Cove School of Music offers band, orchestra, keyboard, guitar, voice and preschool music and movement classes for all ages. Cost ranges from $25 to $40 per month, plus enrollment and materials. Private instruction on piano, strings, guitar and band instruments is available. Call 888-3352 or 887-4266 for information.

FEMALE SINGERS WANTED. The Tucson Horizon Chorus seeks new members. Meetings at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Catalina United Methodist Church. Prior experience is not required. Call Julie at 887-6150.

FOOTHILLS WOMEN'S CHORUS. A group of women who love to sing, no auditions required, meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays in the Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road. Spring programs include Broadway tunes, pop music and old favorites, performed in front of various organizations and retirement communities. For more information, call 888-1737 or 299-1449.

MALE SINGERS WANTED. The Sons of Orpheus all male choir seeks singers for their 1998-'99 season. No audition required. Call Grayson Hirst at 621-1649 for information.

MUSICIANS WANTED. The Catalina Chamber Orchestra seeks experienced orchestral musicians for their 1998-'99 season. Call 624-0170 to schedule an audition.

VOICE LESSONS. The Tucson Horizon Chorus, in conjunction with Pima Community College, offers Vocal Development for Women at 7 p.m. every Tuesday from September 8 through 29. Call 206-6468 to register.

STRING PLAYERS WANTED. The Civic Orchestra of Tucson, a 60-piece volunteer symphony orchestra starting its 24th season, needs the following string players: violins, violas, cellos, and especially basses. Come to a rehearsal and get acquainted at Tucson Jewish Community Center, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Call the director, Dr. Herschel Kreloff, at 325-3002 for information or to audition.

UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY CHORUS. The University Community Chorus, which includes members of the community as well as University of Arizona students, faculty and staff, welcomes new members for its 1998-99 season. Interested singers should attend the first rehearsal on Tuesday, August 25. There's a $15 administrative fee. Contact Dr. Steven M. Zielke at 621-8651, or email, for information.

WEST AFRICAN DRUM. Learn the rhythms of Guinea and Mali in a relaxed atmosphere. Beginning and intermediate classes are now forming. Hour-and-a-half classes meet once each week. Cost is $40 per four-week session, or $12 per class. Registration is ongoing. Contact Martin Klabunde (206-9250) or email for information. TW

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