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The state’s jobless rate dropped last month — but just a bit — indicating that Arizona’s recovery is languishing.
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"America's Orchestra" plays much-anticipated concert at Hohokam Stadium.
Ib Andersen and Ballet Arizona present this beloved rags-to-riches tale with magnificent costumes, scenery and a sprinkling of fairy godmother magic.
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It’s a marriage of high culture and pop culture: The Phoenix Symphony is teaming up with “American Idol” for two concerts at Symphony Hall.
Two of the film industry’s most famous figures will be in Phoenix to present clips from and talk about their blockbuster movies.
Ballet Arizona celebrates the influence of famed choreographer George Balanchine by performing his works “Serenade,” “Monumentum pro Gesualdo,” “Movements for Piano and Orchestra,” and “The Four Temperaments.” The Phoenix Symphony accompanies them.
Trumpeter/bandleader Doc Severinsen can still hit the notes, and it's not something he ever takes for granted. He always warms up.
The Phoenix Symphony Association has named Jaime Daddona Brennan and Tim K. Schultz to its board of directors.
Patti Austin Sings Ella and the Duke: Accompanied by the Phoenix Symphony, the world-reknown jazz musician sings the music of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald including favorites like “Cottontail,” “I Got It Bad” and “It Don’t Mean a Thing.”
The Phoenix Symphony Association appointed interim chorus master Dr. Thomas Bookhout to a two-year term as chorus master. He was chosen as interim chorus master in August of 2012.
‘Il Trovatore’ - Verdi’s opera set in medieval Spain tells the entangled love story of Leonora and Manrico, whose love is vehemently opposed by Count di Luna.
As a token of gratitude for his work as maestro of the Phoenix Symphony for the past eight years, the board of directors of the Phoenix Symphony is naming Michael Christie music director laureate.
In a room at the School of Ballet Arizona, this phrase is tacked onto a bulletin board and followed faithfully: “There are three ways to build a costume — good, fast and cheap. Of these three options, only two of the three are possible at a time.”
The Phoenix Symphony Association announced that David E. Dodge and Ryan Opel have joined its board of directors.
The Phoenix Symphony is one of just 22 American orchestras to receive a first-year Getty Education and Community Investment Grant. The grant was awarded as a new and emerging work to expand the orchestra’s B-Sharp Music Wellness program, targeting the homeless population of urban Phoenix, and is recognition of the Phoenix Symphony’s innovation and dedication to increasing its relevance to the community.
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
A total of 32 Phoenix nonprofit arts and culture organizations received $525,346 in grant funding in the 2012-13 fiscal year from the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.
Phoenix nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and their audiences had a total economic impact of $301 million and generated $13.9 in local government tax revenue and $17.7 in state government tax revenue during the fiscal year 2010.
After homework and chores are done, most kids like spending their free time after school watching TV or playing video games.
The final notes of “The Star-Spangled Banner” hang in the air, fading away slowly. But by then members of the group have begun to trade playful quips about who missed a note or who was in the wrong key. Within Ahwatukee Brass, the camaraderie is palpable.
The Phoenix Symphony Association appointed Dr. Thomas Bookhout as its interim chorus master. Bookhout’s appointment is for the 2012/13 season.
The Phoenix Convention Center’s Volunteer Program is recruiting new members. Individuals with a friendly disposition and a spirit of service who are interested in serving as ushers at the facility’s two theatrical venues, Orpheum Theater and Symphony Hall are invited to apply.