I’ve mentioned before how much I enjoy the woodwind quintet for its variety of sounds. This reason alone would give me eager anticipation of Arizona Philharmonic’s Sonoran Winds Concert on Sunday, September 25, 3 PM, at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. Just by looking at the instruments of a Wind Quintet, you can see how unique this ensemble is.
In the past, Marguerite Salajko (cello), Mary Jackson (clarinet), and Jeannette Hirasawa Moore (flute) have played together in the full Arizona Philharmonic, but never teamed to form a chamber group. In fact, these three instruments are an unusual instrumental combination for chamber music. Mary Jackson, a founding member of AZ Phil, worked with Executive Director Henry Flurry to choose the overall musical program. Mary
Few youth who study music pursue a degree in classical music. Of those that do, it seems that a minority of those continue in a career in music. Last I checked, roughly 25% of my music college classmates were professionally involved in music. Perhaps we see better odds when considering youth from Prescott. For years Prescott’s Yavapai
Photo courtesy: Abby Brill, left, Prescott creative community contributor is recognized by Finding and Making the Good’s Bree Hinkel for her contributions to the community, with flowers from Allan’s Flowers, a donation from Finding and Making the Good and tickets to an Arizona Philharmonic concert. Finding and Making the Good made their reappearance recently with the
Photo: Scott Richardson, AZ Phil principal clarinetist, Prescott resident and retired member of the Air Force Academy Band leads the Sonoran Winds Quintet Arizona Philharmonic (AZ Phil), Prescott’s regional professional orchestra, presents the Sonoran Winds Quintet, Sunday, November 14 at 3 p.m. in the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. Organized by AZ Phil principal clarinetist
Courtesy photo: Arizona Philharmonic performs at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center 2019. Arizona Philharmonic (AZ Phil) Prescott’s regional professional orchestra, announces their Art 4 All™ program, a fundamental component of AZ Phil’s effort to bring professional orchestra music to all interested members of the community on a pay-what-you-can basis. “To connect the community to our Art 4 All program, we collaborate