MUSICPerformances This Week
BACH SOCIETY. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. 545 S. Fifth
Ave. The Saint Andrew's Bach Society presents the final concert
of their 1998 Summer Concert Series at
LISA OTEY. DuVal Auditorium. University Medical Center. 1501 N. Campbell Ave. Jazz and blues pianist Lisa Otey, winner of Arizona's top blues honor at the Arizona Blues Showdown in Phoenix 1998, performs on Center Stage at noon Tuesday, September 22. She'll be accompanied by her brother David on the trombone. Performance is free and parking is available in the UMC Visitor's parking garage. Call Nancy Guthrie at 626-7301 for information.
MUSIC IN THE PARK. Udall Center Amphitheatre. 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. The Arizona Symphonic Winds, sponsored by Tucson Parks and Recreation, present An Evening of Music at 7 p.m. Saturday, September 19. Call 791-4079 for information.
MUSIC UNDER THE STARS. Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, Broadway and 22 Street, hosts a Tucson Pops Orchestra concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, September 20. Admission is free. Call 791-4079 for information.
PLAZA SUITE FALL SERIES. St. Philip's Plaza. 4380 N. Campbell Ave. Singing siblings Margo and Michael Reed share the stage from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, September 20. Margo is accompanied by the Armand Boatman Trio, while Michael brings his own Phoenix-based back up band. Tickets are $10, $5 for TJS members, available at the door only. Call 743-3399 for information.
RIDERS IN THE SKY. Berger Performing Arts Center. 1200
W. Speedway. Riders in the Sky, the popular western musical group
and comedy act, returns for two family shows honoring their 20th
anniversary. Show time is
STELLAR BRASS. UA Crowder Hall. Southeast corner of Speedway and Park Avenue. Stellar Brass--a sextet of two trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba, and percussion--is a performing group of the United States Air Force Band of the Rockies. They'll perform at 11 a.m. Monday, September 21. Admission is free. Call 621-2998 for information.
UA WIND SYMPHONY AND WIND ENSEMBLE. UA Crowder Hall. Southeast corner of Speedway and Park Avenue. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 17, The Wind Symphony, under the direction of Jay C. Rees and Martin C. Reynolds, perform Jack Stamp's "Variations on a Bach Chorale." Also on the program is Russian Christmas music, by Alfred Reed, conducted by Gregg Hanson. The Wind Ensemble, under Hanson's direction, will perform La Procession du Rocio, by Joaquin Turina; James Barnes' "Symphony No. 3, Movement 4, Finale," (from the Water Music), by G.F. Handel; and "Intermezzo," from Vanessa, by Samuel Barber. Tickets are $6, $5 UA faculty/staff, $3 students/senior citizens. Call 621-1162 for tickets and information.
UA STUDENT RECITAL. UA Crowder Hall. Southeast corner of Speedway and Park Avenue. South African pianist Sean Schultze plays at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 19. His program includes works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, and Prokofiev. Admission is free. Call 621-2998 for information.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. Press 101.101 W. Fifth St. 884-0278. Press 101 is opening a selection of exhibition spaces in the four-plex public art forum Notes, Vistas, Darkrooms, and Open Spaces. See announcement under Theatre section for details.
FOOTHILLS PHIL. Catalina Foothills High School Band Room. 4300 E. Sunrise Drive. The Foothills Phil, a community, intergenerational orchestra conducted by Laszlo Veres, invites musicians of all ages and abilities to join and share their love of music. Registration fee is $30. Call Judi Botwin at 577-5304 for information.
MUSICIANS WANTED. The Catalina Chamber Orchestra seeks experienced orchestral musicians for the 1998-'99 season. Call 624-0170 to schedule an audition.
STRING PLAYERS WANTED. The Civic Orchestra of Tucson, a
60-piece volunteer symphony orchestra starting its 24th season,
needs violin, viola, cello, and especially bass players. Come
to a rehearsal and get acquainted at
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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