Phoenix Symphony Masterclass and Lobby Performance

Selected students from SOUNDS Academy will perform for members of the Phoenix Symphony. A member of the Phoenix Symphony (“The Master”) will give feedback to the student in a public setting. Afterwards, SOUNDS Academy students will fill the lobby with beautiful music before heading into the main all to watch a performance of the Phoenix Symphony.

When: On March 7th at 5:45pm

Where: Symphony Hall (75 N 2nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004)

Orpheus Male Chorus Benefit Concert

The Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix, in partnership with First United Methodist Church of Phoenix, is presenting a free concert to benefit Sounds Academy Sunday, March 29th at 3:00pm.

Concert goers will get a preview of Orpheus’ spring concert series. In addition, as a special treat, students from SOUNDS Academy will perform and there will be a short presentation by SOUNDS Academy regarding their programs.

An opportunity will be provided during the concert for attendees to donate to SOUNDS Academy, a very worthwhile non-profit organization. Information on all of SOUNDS Academy’s programs will be available. Come out to listen to Orpheus and SOUNDS Academy while supporting music education!

Don't Stop Believing: The Benefit Concert

Beyond performances by SOUNDS Academy students, and special guests, we will award students with scholarships, community partners with awards, and our seniors will make their college announcements.

100% of the proceeds from this concert will go towards spreading music education opportunities for children in Title-1 Schools and lower income neighborhoods.

If you believe in music education, join us for this dazzling afternoon featuring our talented students and special guest performers!

To find out more information, get tickets, or make a donation, check out our Eventbrite page: (Coming Soon)



Instrument Petting Zoo

In an Instrument Petting Zoo, SOUNDS Academy brings instruments to schools and community centers so that children can try instruments. SOUNDS Academy students and volunteers help participants in trying instruments such as the violin, viola, cello, piano, and guitar.

Upcoming Instrument Petting Zoos:

Coming Soon

Sounds SpeakEasy

On November 9th at 6PM, please join us for an elegant evening of hors devours, drinks, and music. During the evening you will learn about SOUNDS Academy, the impact of our programs, and ways that you can help to spread music education opportunities in underserved areas of State 48. You will also hear wonderful selections from our piano students and other selected SOUNDS Academy ensembles.

Please RSVP by clicking HERE.

If you have already RSVP’ed, you can access the secret page by clicking HERE.

Spring Recitals

Concert Week was AMAZING!
Our students had a wonderful year and showed it with every note that they played.
We look forward to seeing you all next year for our Spring Recitals.
Keep May 4th, 2020 – May 16th, 2020 open in your calendars!

Cover The Crescent: The Music of Leonard Cohen

#ClapClap to Crescent Ballroom and everyone that came out to support music education! We look forward to seeing you next year!

Sounds of Seamus

Sounds of Seamus is back!!!

In commemoration of our 6th year, we are celebrating our anniversary on September 7th. Join us at Seamus McCaffreys and hear the sounds of House of Stairs and The GRIFFTONES. This will be an evening of awesome music, prizes, and fun! Get your wristbands and raffle tickets by clicking HERE!

September 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Seamus McCaffrey’s
18 W Monroe St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003