MUSIC

Events This Week

CASAS ADOBES CONCERTS. Casas Adobes Congregational Church. 6801 N. Oracle Road. The Casas Adobes concert series continues with Four Hands and A Grand at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Frieda and Stephen Manes perform. Suggested donation is $5. All concerts are wheelchair accessible. Call 297-1181 for information.

COSY SHERIDAN. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. Singer-songwriter Cosy Sheridan returns to Tucson at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Advance tickets are $10, $9 for students, TKMA, TFTM and KXCI members, available at Hear's Music and Antigone Books; tickets will be $2 more at the door. Call 327-4809 for tickets and information.

BACH MARATHON. St. Philip's In The Hills Parish. Celebrate the genius of Johann Sebastian Bach Friday through Sunday, March 6 through 8, at the St. Philip's seventh-annual Bach Marathon. There will be concerts by professional musicians and choirs throughout the weekend. Some events are free, others have tickets available at the door. Call 299-6421 for event schedule and information.

DICK GAUGHAN. Berger Performing Arts Center. 1200 W. Speedway. Renowned Scottish vocalist and songwriter Dick Gaughan makes his premiere Arizona appearance at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11. Advance tickets are $10, $9 for students. Tickets are available at Hear's Music, Piney Hollow and Scot Photo. Tickets at the door are $12. Call 327-4809 for tickets and information.

LADIES OF JAZZ. Berger Performing Arts Center. 1200 W. Speedway. Powerhouse vocalist Saundra Reaves performs The Late Great Ladies of Blues and Jazz, with three performances Friday through Sunday, March 6 through 8. Show time is 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $22.50 to $25. Call Invisible Theatre at 882-9721 for tickets and information.

JUST FOR KIDS. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. The Tucson Symphony Orchestra continues its Just For Kids concert series with "Brass, Beethoven, and a Brontosaurus Too!" on Saturday, March 7, with the TSO Brass Quintet. These special concerts are created to introduce kids (and parents) to classical music in a fun, interactive way. Kids can sit on the carpeted floor, right at the feet of the musicians, or in the bleachers with their parents. Performances are free, and begin at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Call 792-9155 for information.

MASTERWORKS CHORALE. Grace St. Paul Episcopal Church. 2331 E. Adams St. The Tucson Masterworks Chorale performs their winter concert, Mass in C Minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Tickets are $10, $8 for students and seniors. Call 884-3506 for tickets and information.

NOONTIME RECITAL SERIES. St. Philip's In The Hills. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. St. Philip's Parish invites the community to enjoy the free Lenten Noontime Concert Series at 12:15 p.m. Thursdays, through Lent. Ida Jo Gates-Thorpe and Mary Lonsdale perform on March 5; "Flutes Fantastique!" performs on March 12. Bring your lunch, sit in the garden and enjoy a little lunchtime music.

ORGAN CONCERT. Organist Cherie Wescott performs at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Old Sabino Canyon Road just north of River Road. Program includes works by Sweelinck, Scarlatti, Distler, J.S. Bach and others. Concert is free, but donations will be gratefully accepted. Call 296-0791 for information.

PCC WIND ENSEMBLE. 2202 W. Anklam Road. The PCC Wind Ensemble presents its winter instrumental concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Tickets are $4, $3 for students and seniors. Call 206-6988 for information.

SUNDAY JAZZ JAMS. Cottonwood Café. 60 N. Alvernon Way. The Tucson Jazz Society-sponsored Sunday Jazz Jam features Beth and Robin Horn on March 8. Performances are from 7 to 11 p.m. Admission is $4, $2 for TJS members. Call 743-3399 for recorded information.

Announcements

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.

TUNE CATCHERS. The Tune Catchers, an a cappella women's chorus, meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in the music room of the Fountain of Life Lutheran Church, 710 S. Kolb Road. New members are welcome. Call 325-0655 for more information.


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