Phoenix Symphony Masterclass

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. The SOUNDS Academy audience will then go into Symphony Hall to watch a performance of the Phoenix Symphony.

When: On October 19th at 5:45pm

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

• Experience the cheerful side of Beethoven with his Symphony No. 2, a piece whose difficulty and complexity marked a change in symphonies forever.
• One of the premiere cello concertos in all the repertoire, and one of the most demanding, all registers of the cello sing out in this concerto’s one continuous movement, by Romantic French composer Camille Saint-Saëns.

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:

Children’s Museum of Phoenix (215 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034)
Friday, November 1, 2019 at 5:00pm

Arizona Opera (1636 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004)
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:00am

Please join our e-mail list in order to be updated on future Instrument Petting Zoos.

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.

Orpheus Male Chorus Benefit Concert

Thank you for attend the Orpheus Male Chorus Benefit Concert. The day was filled with music, stories, and smile. We look forward to seeing you next year to create even more memories!.

100% of the raised proceeds will go towards providing scholarships for children to participate in music programs.

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!

Don't Stop Believing: The Benefit Concert

May 18th, 2019 at 12:30PM

Thank you for attending The Benefit Concert. The day was filled with music, stories, and smiles. We look forward to seeing you next year to create even more memories! You can see pictures from the event by clicking HERE. In the meantime, mark May 16th, 2020 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