Performances This Week

Listings UA ARTIST SERIES. UA Crowder Hall. Southeast corner of Speedway and Park Avenue. The UA School of Music and Dance presents Mark Rush on violin and Tannis Gibson on piano at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 30. Tickets are $10 general; $8 UA faculty/staff; $5 students/senior citizens. Call 621-1162 for tickets and information.

ARIZONA FOLKLORE PRESERVE. 44 Ramsey Canyon Road, Hereford. Visit the Arizona Folklore Preserve and enjoy An Arizona Thanksgiving with "Arizona's Official Balladeer" Dolan Ellis, at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, November 28 and 29. Reservations are required. Call 520-378-6165 for reservations and information.

BLUEGRASS JAM. The Desert Bluegrass Association presents a bluegrass blow-out at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, November 28, at Pizza Hut, 2943 N. Campbell Ave. All are invited to play, sing along, or just listen and enjoy this open jam session. Call 743-7086 for information.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT. Christian contemporary vocal group River performs at 3 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 8051 E. Broadway Blvd.; and at
7:30 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1949 E. Helen St. Both concerts are on Saturday, November 28, and admission is free. Call 749-4972 for information.

CRY CRY CRY IN CONCERT. Dar Williams, Richard Shindell and Lucy Kaplansky perform with special guest James Keelaghan at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 1. See this week's Music section for details. Tickets are $14 and $16, and are available at Hear's Music, Antigone Books or by phone at 327-4809. In Concert! members receive a $1 discount. Call 327-4809 for information.

FRIENDS OF CHAMBER MUSIC. TCC Leo Rich Theatre. 260 S. Church Ave. The Arizona Friends of Chamber Music present the Miami String Quartet, with pianist Lydia Artymiw, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 2. Call 298-5806 for tickets and information.

JAZZ AT PIMA. PCC West Campus Proscenium Theater. 2202 W. Anklam Road. The PCC Jazz Improv Combos perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 30. Tickets are $4, $3 for students and seniors.

MCGUIRE SISTERS. Phyllis, Christine and Dorothy McGuire perform a benefit concert for the Assistance League of Tucson and the Green Valley Community Fund at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 29, in the TCC Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave. Tickets are $15 and $25, available at the Dillard's and TCC box offices.

SEASONS OF LOVE. Steve Gray directs area talent in this musical showcase. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, November 28 and 29, with an additional Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Call 577-7682 for information.

SOPRANO CONCERT. Crowder Hall, UA Music Building. Faye Robinson, accompanied by Rex Woods on piano, performs at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 30. Tickets are $10, $8 for UA staff and faculty, and $5 for students and seniors. Call 621-1162 for information.

WHISPER MUSE! CONCERT. St. Phillip's in the Hills Recital Hall. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. This new vocal quintet presents Renaissance Currents and Connections at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 29. A donation of $10 is suggested. Call 791-7453 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 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 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.

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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