GOOD CONDUCT. UA Crowder Hall, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway, east of Park Avenue. Join George Hanson, conductor and musical director of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 21, for a free Master Class entitled Being A Conductor. Hanson will work with students in an open rehearsal with the UA Symphony Orchestra, on Beethoven's Prometheus Overture. Class offers an up-close and personal look at the process of blending musicians into a unified symphonic orchestra. Though free, reservations are recommended by calling 621-1655. Call MusiCall at 621-2998, or log on to http://www.arts.arizona.edu/music, for information.
Performances This Week
CEOL SEAN. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. 545 S. Fifth Ave. The Saint Andrew's Bach Society presents Celtic music duo Ceol Sean at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 14. Tickets are $8, $5 for seniors and students. Call 628-8119 for information.
HAMMES & FRIENDS. Temple of Music and Art Cabaret Theatre. 330 S. Scott Ave. Move to the music of Todd Hammes & Musical Guests at 8 p.m. Friday, September 12. Special guests include Homero Cerón, Brian Harris, Pete Fine, Stefin Gordon and Jeff Holsten. Advance tickets are $10, available at Hear's Music, and $12 at the door. Call 881-3947 for information.
MUSICAL MEDITATION. Soundings of the Planet. 3045 N. First Ave. Join local author Twintrees, classical fusion guitarist Riki Newell, and violinist Sapphire Kiest for "a free spontaneous meditation experience" with the Meditational Concert for Planetary Healing, at 7 p.m. Sunday, September 14. Call 750-9755 for information.
OLD BLIND DOGS. Berger Performing Arts Center. 1200 W. Speedway. Direct from Scotland, the Old Blind Dogs return for a single performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 13. Reserved seats are $14 and $12, with a $1 discount for seniors, available at Piney Hollow, Hear's Music, and Scot Photo. Reserve by phone at 327-4809, or 881-3947. Call 327-4809 for information only.
PLAZA JAZZ. St. Philip's Plaza. 4340 N. Campbell Ave. The Tucson Jazz Society presents a Sunday evening jazz showcasing blues to bebop, Dixieland to Brazilian, and more. The Plaza Suite Series continues on September 14, with guitarist Randy Johnston. Concerts are from 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays through October. Tickets are $8, $4 for TJS members, available at the door. Call the Jazz Hotline at 743-3399 for information.
SOUTH AMERICAN MUSIC. Berger Performing Arts Center. 1200 W. Speedway. The Hispanic Cultural Showcase of Tucson presents South American Harpist Alfredo Rolando Ortiz at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 14. Advance tickets are $8, available at Hear's Music, and Workshop Music on Oracle Road. Tickets are $10 day of show. Call 888-8816 for reservations and information.
SUNSET DANCE PARTY. Old Tucson Studios. 201 S. Kinney Road. 883-0100. Old Tucson Studios continues the Saturday Sunset Dance Party with The Bad Newz Blues Band on Saturday, September 13. Concerts are from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Grand Palace Saloon. Admission is $5. Call 883-0100, ext. 1, for information.
UNDER THE STARS. The Tucson Pops Orchestra continues its Music Under the Stars series at Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center on Sundays, September 14 and 21. Performances begin at 7 p.m., and admission is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
UNIVERSITY MUSIC. UA Crowder Hall. Southeast corner of Speedway and Park Avenue. The UA Faculty Recital series presents Charles Roe, baritone, and Rex Woods, piano, performing the music of French opera composers at 8 p.m. Monday, September 15. A free "Concert Talk" precedes the performance at 7:15 p.m., in Room 162 of the Music Building. Tickets are $10 general; $8 UA faculty/staff; $5 students/senior citizens. Call 621-1162 for tickets and information.
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