The Benefit Concert

May 12th, 2018

The SOUNDS Academy season has been a year of growth. On May 12th at 12:00PM we will have our final concert of the year at Kendall Hall in the Central United Methodist Church (1875 N Central Ave.). Celebrate the successes of our students through performances and stories to summarize our year. We will also celebrate Ms. Mintz, Mr. Munoz, and Ms. Pierce as our graduating seniors make their college announcements.


July 21st, 2018

The date has been set!

Stay tuned for more information!

Sounds SpeakEasy

Thank you all for coming to our SpeakEasy! We look forward to seeing you at our next one in the Fall of 2018.

You can find pictures from our Fall SpeakEasy by clicking HERE.

You can find pictures from our Spring SpeakEasy by clicking HERE.

The Sounds SpeakEasy gatherings are a series of private receptions to educate the community about SOUNDS Academy and our programs. They take place in “secret” places all over the valley. If you would like to impact music education by hosting a SpeakEasy, send an e-mail to ““.

Sounds Kitchen

Thank you for coming to our first sold out Sounds Kitchen Dinner.

We enjoyed our time with you and the wonderful memories that we made. #ClapClap to Tanya with The Newton, Chef Beckett with Southern Rail, The Armstrong Family Foundation, Lewis Rothberger Christie, SRP, Councilman Daniel Valenzuela, Dorrell with Always Timeless Productions, and all of our speakers and young performers for making this the best dinner yet.

You can find pictures from the event by clicking HERE.

We look forward to seeing you next year on March 23rd, 2019.

Be sure to get your tickets early before they sell out again. Click HERE to purchase tickets or make a donation for 2019.

Sounds Kitchen is an intimate gala to celebrate the impact of the SOUNDS Academy programs. Hear words and performances from our talented students, alumni, and special guest. Our dinner and program will begin at 6:00PM at The Newton (300 W Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ). Sounds Kitchen will feature amazing food, music, and inspiring stories!

100% of the proceeds are used to spread music education opportunities to children in Arizona.

Instrument Petting Zoo


In an Instrument Petting Zoo, SOUNDS Academy brings instruments to schools and community center so that children can try instruments. SOUNDS Academy students and volunteers help participants to try instruments such as the violin, viola, cello, Piano, and guitar. Join our mailing list or check for updates on our next Instrument Petting Zoo in your area!