Stars of Tomorrow

MESA ARTS CENTER – Piper Theater Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Our season opens with the winners of the second Youth Symphony of the Southwest Concerto Competition. After the Overture to Don Giovanni, hear Alex Dergal perform two movements of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto and Thomas Menefee playing Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen, (Gypsy Airs) on his String Bass! Yes, on his String Bass. Galen Kingsley opens the second part of the program with the Arutunian Trumpet Concerto and Connie Zhu will dazzle you with the first movement of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.

Great music. Great talent. You’ll want to be there. Last year this concert was sold out. Get your tickets and subscriptions early.


Holiday Concert

MESA ARTS CENTER – Ikeda Theater Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Description: Join the Symphony of the Southwest for a festive concert of traditional holiday music and an extended version of the Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky.

Great Romantics

MESA ARTS CENTER – Piper Theater Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Description: The majesty of Johannes Brahms takes center stage with his Violin Concerto featuring the Symphony of the Southwest Concertmaster, Beth Youngblood Tumajyan. The ever popular Dvorak Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” will bring the concert to a blazing finish.

Festive Sight and Sound

MESA ARTS CENTER – Ikeda Theater Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Description: Bright musical colors abound in the brilliant sounds of Dvorak’s Carnival Overture, Debussy’s Fetes and Saint Saens’ Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah. The Symphony of the Southwest and the Youth Symphony of the Southwest continue the tradition of great music coupled with video enhancement in a performance of Holst’s “The Planets”. Dr. Jeffery Hall of the Lowell Observatory has created a wonderful visual interpretation of this monumental musical masterpiece. Come and enjoy a great evening in the theater and bid on your favorite items in the lobby during our annual silent auction fund raiser.

Check out pics from some of our past events.

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