Performances This Week

Listings ARIZONA CHOIR. Our Savior's Lutheran Church. 1949 E. Helen St. The UA School of Music and Dance presents the fifty-five voices of the Arizona Choir under the direction of Maurice H. Skones at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8. Call 621-2998 for information.

ARIZONA EARLY MUSIC SOCIETY. Holsclaw Recital Hall. UA Music Building. Enjoy Romanesca, virtuoso music of the Italian and German Baroque at
3 p.m. on Sunday, November 8. Tickets are $13, $10 for seniors, and $3 for students. Call 889-4310 for information.

ARIZONA FRIENDS OF CHAMBER MUSIC. Tucson Community Center, Leo Rich Theatre. 260 S. Church Ave. The Arizona Friends of Chamber music present their third concert of the season, featuring the Prazak String Quartet on Wednesday, November 11. Tickets are $14, $4 for full-time students, and are available at the TCC box office. Call 577-3769 for reservations and information.

ARIZONA FOLKLORE PRESERVE. 44 Ramsey Canyon Road, Hereford. Visit the Arizona Folklore Preserve and enjoy Autumn in Ramsey Canyon with "Arizona's Official Balladeer" Dolan Ellis, at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, November 7 and 8. Reservations are required. Call 1-520-378-6165 for reservations and information.

ARIZONA SYMPHONIC WINDS. Christ Community Church. 7801 E. Kenyon Dr. Director Laszlo Veres and the Arizona Symphonic Winds present a special tribute to the veterans of America at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 8. A donation of $5 is appreciated. Call 531-9836 for information.

CASAS ADOBES CONCERT. Casas Adobes Congretional Church. 6801 N. Oracle Road. 297-1181. Come enjoy the return of soprano Anna Schoff, tenor Dean Schoff, and pianist Sarah Smith at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 8.

DICK DALE. Rialto Theatre. 318 E. Congress St. Wasteland Productions presents King of the Surf Guitar, Dick Dale with local favorites, Shoebomb opening. Doors open at 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Tickets are available at Yikes Toy Store, Zips, Hears Music, and Guitars Etc. and are $15 in advance and $18 at the door.

FESTIVAL OF THE AMERICAS. Sahuaro High School. 545 N. Camino Seco. Enjoy the International Children's Choir concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 8. Tickets are $10, $8 for students and seniors. Call 296-6277 for information.

FINE ARTS SERIES. Campus Christian Center. 715 N. Park Ave. Enjoy a free concert featuring soprano Elena Todd and mezzo-soprano Kay Wiley at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 8. Call 623-7575 for information.

HOWARD JONES. Rialto Theatre. 318 E. Congress St. Wasteland Productions presents Howard Jones at the Rialto on Friday, November 6. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Yikes Toy Store, Zips, Hears Music, and Guitars Etc. and are $17 in advance and $20 at the door.

INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT. Temple of Music and Art. 330 S. Scott Ave. In Concert! presents Windham Hill recording artist Alex de Grassi with Brazilian guitarist Alieksey Vianna opening. The show gets under way at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11. Tickets are $15, $14 for In Concert!, Tucson Jazz Society, and Tucson Guitar Society members and are available at Hear's Music and Guitars Etc. Call 327-4809 for information.

WESTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL. Old Tucson Studios. The Western Music Association presents this five-day event featuring over sixty groups and individuals presenting daytime showcases and workshops with evening celebrity concerts. The show opens on Wednesday, November 4 and continues through Sunday, November 8. Call Michelle Sundin at 743-9794 for information.

ZEITGEIST. Mat Bevel Institute. 530 N. Stone Ave. Enjoy anotherEmerging Voices concert featuring the Mat Mitchell Quartet at 8 p.m. on Friday, November 6. Call 882-7154 for information.


CALL TO MUSICIANS. The Arizona Art Gallery and Event Center is accepting names, music styles, informal demo tapes, and contact information for an "Open Mic" series running November through January. Send information to AZ Gallery, P.O. Box 36318, Tucson, AZ 85740.

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 fifty-member SATB chorus and no longer than 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, PO 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 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, October 20 through November 24, at Catalina United Methodist Church chorus room, 2700 E. Speedway. Call 887-6150 for information.

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 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. Call the director, Dr. Kreloff, at 325-3002 for information or to audition.

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 for information. TW

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