Symphonic Winds preparing to strike up its 24th fall series

2013-09-12T00:00:00Z Symphonic Winds preparing to strike up its 24th fall seriesArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
September 12, 2013 12:00 am  • 

For the 24th year the Arizona Symphonic Winds, under the direction of László Veres, is ready to kick off its fall concert series at Udall Park, 7290 E. Tanque Verde Road.

The free outdoor concerts are presented at 7 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 14-Oct. 5.

The symphonic winds is an all-volunteer community concert band that performs a variety of music for all ages including: overtures, light classics, marches, Broadway show tunes and popular music.

The public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets to the shows.

Shuttle service is available from the Big Lots shopping center at the northwest corner of East Tanque Verde and North Sabino Canyon roads.

Here’s the schedule:

Saturday: “Winds’ Potpourri of Music” — variety of music performed by the band.

Sept. 21: “The Sound of Violins” — Violinists George Blum and Jose Reyes, members of the Tucson Pops Orchestra and the Tucson Symphony, will perform Sarasate’s “Navarra” (danza espagnol).

Sept. 28: “Magical Flute” — Sasha Lipay, Tucson Symphony’s principal flutist, will perform.

Oct. 5: “Evening with Elena” — Soprano Elena Todd will sing favorites from the music of Romberg, Herbert, Porter and others.

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