The clarinet will be the featured instrument when Ashley Knecht performs a lunchtime concert Tuesday at the Arizona Senior Academy.
The great 19th century French horn player Anton Horner once said, "God made some people horn players; others are not so fortunate."
Academy Village resident Anne Kilmer will speak on "Ancient Music" at a special Arizona Senior Academy presentation Wednesday.
Drums are the oldest musical instruments known to mankind, and they may not be through evolving. On Tuesday, the UA Percussion Studio will present a concert at the Arizona Senior Academy that promises, according to Prof. Norman Weinberg, "to push the envelope of defining percussion and even,…
Following earlier sessions on literature and art, James Reel's course on Romanticism will conclude Wednesday with a focus on the music of Vienna and Paris as the 19th century gave way to the 20th and the segue of romanticism into the modern.
The Arizona Senior Academy, at Academy Village, is in the midst of offering a four-session course on "The Decline and Fall of the Romantic Empire: Cultural Decadence in Paris and Vienna."
The second installment of James Reel's four-part lecture series at Academy Village focuses on the painters who gained prominence at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century in Vienna and Paris.
Beginning Aug. 8 and continuing for three subsequent Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. the Arizona Senior Academy will offer a course, "The Decline and Fall of the Romantic Empire; Cultural Decadence in Paris and Vienna."
The fall of Saigon, which happened 37 years ago Monday, was a chaotic and ignoble conclusion to America's involvement in Vietnam. But the U.S. Army scored a largely unheralded victory by the time that day was over by saving the lives of 135,000 Vietnamese citizens and Cambodian refugees.
The Southwest folk music of Teodoro "Ted" Ramirez will fill the great room of the Arizona Senior Academy on Tuesday.
Aaron Boyd, concertmaster of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and Paula Fan, principal pianist with the symphony, will return to perform at the Arizona Senior Academy Tuesday.
Members of the Arizona Senior Academy and their guests from the
greater Tucson area enjoy all types of music, including classical,
instrumental, vocal, ensemble and choral. At 11:30 a.m. Tuesday the
Academy's weekly concert will feature Kort McCumber, an
Americana/folk singer from Colorado.
Frank Sinatra will come to Academy Village today, at least in
Tucson Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Conductor George
Hanson will make his annual season's preview visit to Academy
Village at 4 p.m. Friday in the Great Room of the Arizona Senior
Popular KUAT-FM personality James Reel is the latest expert
scheduled to teach this fall at the Arizona Senior Academy.
Three musicians from the Tucson Symphony Orchestra will present
their piano-trio version of "The Ugly Duckling" and other music at
11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Academy Village.