MUSICPerformances This Week
ARIZONA REPERTORY SINGERS. Grace St. Paul's Episcopal Church. 2331 E. Adams St. Fabulous Folk presents a selection of traditional American, Irish, Macedonian and other folk tunes arranged for a cappella and accompanied singing at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 1. Admission is $10, $8 for students and seniors. Call 792-8141 for information.
BLUEGRASS JAM. The Desert Bluegrass Association presents a bluegrass jam session at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, October 31, at Pizza Hut, 2943 N. Campbell Ave. All are invited to play, sing along, or just listen and enjoy! Call 743-7086 for information.
BLUES TRAVELER. UA Centennial Hall. Blues Traveler takes the stage at 8 p.m. on Monday, November 2; doors open at 7. Tickets are $25. Call 621-3341 for information.
CENTER FOR MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES. Berger Performing Arts Center. 1200 W. Speedway Blvd. The Latif Bolat Ensemble presents Infinite Beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 30. See "Lectures" for details.
CHORAL CONCERT. St. Andrews Episcopal Church. 545 S. Fifth Ave. The Lane Justus Chorale presents its first concert of the season at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 1. Call 299-0900 for information.
ORGAN CONCERT. Christ Church United Methodist. 655 N. Craycroft Road. The American Guild of Organists presents the eighth-annual Showcase Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 1. Admission is a $5 donation at the door.
UA FINE ARTS. Holsclaw Recital Hall. The UA School of Music and Dance presents two concerts: guitarist Tom Patterson, with guest flutist Valerie Watts, at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 1; and violinist Mark Rush, with pianist Tannis Gibson, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 2, in Crowder Hall. Tickets are $10 general, $8 for faculty and staff, and $5 for seniors and students. Call 621-5130 for information.
UA OPERA. Buena High School. Sierra Vista. The UA School of Music and Dance presents The Barber of Seville at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4. Call 485-8278, ext. 129, for information.
UA PRESENTS. Russia's lively young chamber music group, Trio Voronezh, plays a free mini-concert at the Main Library at noon, followed by their full-length performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 29, at the Catalina United Methodist Church, 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. Cost is $20, half-price for children 18 and under and students with ID. Call 621-3364 for information.
UA VISITING COMPOSER SERIES. UA Music Building, south end of the pedestrian underpass on Speedway east of Park Avenue. Jonathan Harvey is the second in a series of six visiting composer-lectures presented by the UA School of Music and Dance, and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. The series features composers' unique expression of their music, and its genesis and development over time. Harvey is in concert from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, November 5. Admission is free. Call MusiCall at 621-2998 for recorded information.
PLAZA SUITE FALL SERIES. St. Philip's Plaza. 4380 N. Campbell Ave. 'Round Midnight features singer John Ronstadt and sax/flute player Jed Paradies, from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, October 25. Call 743-3399 for information.
WESTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL. Old Tucson Studios. The Western Music Association presents this five-day event featuring more than 60 groups and individuals in daytime showcases and workshops, and evening celebrity concerts. The show opens on Wednesday, November 4, and continues through Sunday, November 8. Call Michelle Sundin at 743-9794 for information.
MALE A CAPPELLA SINGERS. Established, four- to six-man a cappella singing group seeks soulful group singers who can harmonize on the spot. Rock, soul, R&B, doo-wop, folk-rock, etc. Bass and/or tenor especially needed. Experience/training preferred, but not necessary. Call Mike at 628-3125, or Jay at 887-5246, for an appointment.
FEMALE A CAPPELLA SINGERS. Tune Catchers Women's A Cappella Chorus seeks new members. Chorus meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in the Music Room at Fountain of Life Lutheran Church, 710 S. Kolb Road. Call 325-0655 for information.
BAND CLASSES. Desert Dove Christian Church. 6163 S. Midvale Road. Desert Dove 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 also available. Call 888-3352 or 887-4266 for information.
CALL FOR COMPOSERS. Desert voices invites young women, ages 16 to 30, to submit their original choral compositions. The new work is to be written for a 50-member SATB chorus, and should not exceed five minutes in length. The deadline is November 15, with the winner being notified in January 1999. Send seven copies of the work to: Desert Voices, P.O. Box 270, Tucson, AZ 85702.
CALL FOR MUSICIANS. The Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra invites Tucson-area musicians to join the group and be a part of their 20th-anniversary season. String players and percussionists especially needed. Auditions are not necessary. The orchestra rehearses from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Tucson High Magnet School, 400 N. Second Ave. There are also rehearsals on Saturday mornings prior to Sunday afternoon concerts. Call Sam Kreiling, SASO concert master and president, at 825-4426 for information.
FEMALE SINGERS WANTED. The Tucson Horizon Chorus seeks
50 new members to sing with them for holiday performances. Holiday
rehearsals are from 7 to
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. There are no auditions, but students younger than high school age should have the recommendation of their music teacher to participate. Registration fee is $30. Call Judi Botwin at 577-5304 for information.
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.
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 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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