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Dear patrons and symphony family members, Welcome to our 2012-13 season! The Phoenix Symphony is thrilled to present a spectacular spec tacular lineup of Classical masterpieces, Pops delights, one-of-a-kind Special Performances, and Family concerts that promote literacy. Whether you are a lifetime lover of orchestral orchestral music or a newcomer, prepare to be thrilled and inspired by what you hear. This season promises to be especially memorable as it marks our last season with Virginia G. Piper Music Director, Michael Christie. Michael’s leadership and formidable talents promise to leave a lasting legacy of excellence for our orchestra. His work will always inspire us to spread the power of music throughout Arizona. Please join us for his final season and thank him for his tremendous contributions to our community for the past eight years. The Phoenix Symphony Symphon y is not only the largest lar gest arts organization or ganization in our state, state, but also is a vital component to our economic growth, providing providing the civic value and cultural enrichment enrichment that makes Arizona the best place in America to live, work and raise a family. Of course, none of this would be possible without the continued generous support from patrons like you. On behalf of our musicians and staff, I want to thank you for joining us in our mission. Whether you purchase a single ticket to a concert, a subscription to one of our performance series, or you donate to the Symphony, you are making a valuable and positive difference in the quality of life in our community. I would also like to encourage you to strengthen your commitment to the arts by becoming a Symphony Volunteer and helping us truly reflect the community we serve. We welcome your thoughts and ideas on how we can continue to provide an unforgettable experience for you—please you—p ease feel ee free ee to o introduce n oduce you yourself se to o ou our sstaff aff aat a conce concert and g give ve us you your feedback. eedback On beha o The Phoen x Symphony hank you o you suppo and pa onage and o wa d o mee ng you a a conce


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Welcome Friends and Neighbors, Congratulations to all of us for surviving the Doomsday prophecies, fiscal cliff warnings and the various other Chicken Little “the sky is falling” predictions of the last year. After so much doom and gloom I don’t mind sharing with you my number one resolution for this new year; I hereby pledge an oath to positive prognostication by focusing on the good news happening throughout our community. The Musical Instrument Museum increased the number of public education programs it presented by 64% over the previous year.

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Ballet Arizona is set to move into their new state-of-theart facility in late spring of 2013. The new home allows the company to open its doors to more students and patrons of classical dance than ever before. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum opened its largest exhibit in 10 years, The Warden Aquarium, allowing visitors to go deeper in exploring life in our desert home. Thank you for playing an important role in keeping Arizona’s arts alive and well during 2012. Let’s make 2013 a lucky year; with your continued support and attendance, the good news happening in Arizona will soon make national headlines. Please remember to KEEP THE BOOK and take it home to read up on all the latest, greatest and positive news occurring on and off stage. Enjoy

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Board of Directors

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Lifetime Directors

C.A. Howlett Chair

Arthur D. Ehrenreich Gerald W. Murphy Chair Emeritus Hazel Hare Jeanne L. Herberger, Ph.D. Jim Ward President & CEO K. David Lindner David R. Bornemann Vice Chair E. Louis Werner Donald E. Brandt Vice Chair Dr. Edwin H. Wolf John Graham Vice Chair Linda Hunt Secretary & Vice Chair Malcolm Jozoff Vice Chair Doug Scheetz Treasurer & Vice Chair Charles Berginc Cameron Black Jaime Brennan Michael Christie Molly DeFilippis Mark Dix David E. Dodge Drake Duane, M.D. Max Fose Bruce Merrill Eliot Minsker Nate Mitchell, Union Representative Lee R. Nickloy Ryan B. Opel Tim Schultz David A. Selden Councilman Tom Simplot Roger R. Smith, Jr. Robert S. Tancer Gena Trimble John C. Vryhof Melani Walton

Honorary Trustees Hugh Downs Roy A. Herberger, Jr., Ph.D. Richard B. Snell John O. Whiteman


Board of the Phoenix Symphony Support Foundation Gerald W. Murphy Chair Michael F. Casey Hugh Downs Gary K. Herberger Robin Holden Neal Kurn William S. Levine Doug Scheetz Jim Ward John D. Zicarelli

Volunteer Presidents’ Council Margaret McQuarrie Phoenix Symphony Allegro Larry Miller Phoenix Symphony Board of Overseers Lorna Kertesz Phoenix Symphony Chorus Dr. William R. Shapiro Physician’s for The Phoenix Symphony Matt Engle Phoenix Symphony Young Professionals Board Diane Sheets Phoenix Symphony Friends

Board of Overseers Larry Miller Chair Kristin Bloomquist Bruce Cole Jane Cole Jim Copenhaver Virginia Counts Councilman Sal DiCiccio Mayor Phil Gordon Laura Grafman Mary Ann Guerra Phillip M. Haggerty Cheryl Hintzen-Gaines Dave Howell Keven Jones Thomas Jones Jane Jozoff Don Kredel Marilyn Kredel Chris Krygier John R. Lewis Dr. Kimberly Marshall Clarence McAllister Mim J. McClennen T. Troy McNemar Ron Mogel Dee Dee Nadler Michael J. O’Neil Gail Pletnick Doris Elaine Pope Laura Porter Jaclyn Roessel Aaron Searles Dr. William R. Shapiro Amy Silverthorn Reece Stigler Suzanne Stigler Mary Louise Sunderland Dr. Mark Syms Jack Thomas Joseph C. Thompson David Tierney Mary Jo Wilmes

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virginia g. piper music director Michael Christie The 2012/2013 Season marks Michael Christie’s eighth and final season as the Virginia G. Piper Music Director of the Phoenix Symphony. Christie also continues into his thirteenth season as Music Director of the Colorado Music Festival in Boulder. This season also marks the beginning of Maestro Christie’s tenure as the first-ever Music Director of the Minnesota Opera. With his orchestras, he has embarked on a series of ambitious projects focusing on interdisciplinary collaborations with visual artists, dance companies, and theater groups, as well as contemporary composers such as Gorecki, Ligeti, Adams, Golijov, and Tan Dun. As a result of his innovative programming and audience cultivation, the Denver Post named Christie the 2010 “Musician of the Year.” His 16-year symphonic conducting career is vast in scope with previous appointments including Music Director of the Brooklyn Philharmonic (2005-2010), Chief Conductor of the Queensland Orchestra (2001-2004) as well as numerous US guest appearances conducting Los Angeles Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra, the Symphonies of Dallas, St. Louis, Atlanta, Houston, Minnesota, Oregon, Indianapolis, and Cincinnati. European engagements include Rotterdam Philharmonic, DSO Berlin, Orchestre National de Lille, Swedish and Netherlands Radio Symphony, City of Birmingham Symphony, NDR Hannover Orchestra and the Czech Philharmonic. Maestro Christie’s New York Philharmonic debut came in March 2007 in which he stepped in for an ailing Riccardo Muti. Aside from his extensive work in the United States and Europe, Christie enjoys a strong profile in Australia, where he has conducted the Sydney Symphony, Tasmanian Symphony, Opera Queensland, and the Western Australian Symphony in Perth. The Phoenix Symphony 2012/13 SEASON

An ever-increasing and significant facet of Maestro Christie’s career has been his work in the operatic world. As a testament to Mr. Christie’s increasing operatic notoriety, he was recently featured in the August 2012 issue of Opera News as one of twenty-five people believed “to break out and become major forces in the field in the coming decade.” This season, as Minnesota Opera’s Music Director, Christie is at the helm of productions of Nabucco (Verdi), Anna Bolena (Donizetti), and Turandot (Puccini). Other operatic engagements this season include February performances of Silent Night (Puts) with Opera Company of Philadelphia. Maestro Christie closes his season with world premiere performances of Mark Adamo’s The Gospel of Mary Magdalene with San Francisco Opera. Notable past engagements include various performances at Opernhaus Zürich and Finnish National Opera, greatly acclaimed performances of Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles, John Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer, and the North American premiere of Unsuk Chin’s Alice in Wonderland with Opera Theatre of St. Louis, the European premiere of Corigliano’s Ghosts of Versailles at the Wexford Festival Opera, Minnesota Opera performances of Verdi’s La traviata, Bernard Herrmann’s Wuthering Heights, Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, and the world premiere of Kevin Puts’ Silent Night, which was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Music. Michael Christie first came to international attention in 1995 when he was awarded a special prize for“Outstanding Potential”at the First International Sibelius Conductors’ Competition in Helsinki. Following the competition, he was invited to become an apprentice conductor with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra where he subsequently worked with Daniel Barenboim as well as at the Berlin State Opera during the 1996-1997 season. Michael graduated from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music with a bachelor’s degree in trumpet performance. He is married to Alexis, a physician, and they have a daughter, Sinclair, born in 2008. TPS3

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Steven Moeckel, Concertmaster Herberger Foundation Chair Magdalena Martinic-Jercic, Associate Concertmaster John and Ellen Ford Chair Dian D’Avanzo, Assistant Concertmaster Mary K. Yearley Chair by Douglas C. Yearley Cindy Rosin Berginc Nancy Livingston Chun-Yi Lu Dana Pasley Carter Pendell Lan Qiu Karen Sinclair Levon Zarasian Jing Zeng

Peter Anderegg, Acting Principal Elizabeth Shaw Chair Jan Simiz, Acting Associate Principal Frederick Chao Michael D’Avanzo Florence Pool Laurie Stearns Selby

Gabriel Kovach, Principal Peter Erb Barbara Bingham†, Associate Principal Gregory Umber Nancy Dimond, Assistant Principal

Double Basses

Charles Berginc, Principal Emery Harvison, Assistant Principal Ben Nguyen, Associate Principal

Second Violins


Anna Kim Kazepides, Principal Dumitru Lazarescu, Acting Associate Principal Freda Levine Chair Leslie Frey Anderegg, Acting Assistant Principal Cheryl Bintz Carla Ecker†† Tessa Gotman Melanie Levin Robert Strava Diane Sullivan† Ron Whaley

Violas Mark Deatherage, Acting Principal Mathieu Page-Bouchard, Acting Associate Principal Christopher McKay, Acting Assistant Principal Karen Bea ** Mark Dix Dan Dumitriu Yang Yu

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Michael Kazepides, Acting Principal Jonathan Imsande, Acting Associate Principal Steve Koscica, Assistant Principal John Ebinger Glenn Stallcop Viviana Cumplido Wilson, Principal Brian Gordon, Associate Principal & Piccolo



Trombones Christopher Wolf, Principal A. Michael Brown

Tuba David Pack, Principal

Percussion Bill Wanser, Principal Steve Fitch Fred Marderness

Marian Buswell, Principal Damien Shindelman * Paula Engerer, Associate Principal & English Horn Mr. & Mrs. Richard Snell Chair



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Alexander Laing, Principal Richmond Johnson Steve Hanusofski, Associate Principal & Bass Clarinet Sol and Esther Drescher Chair, by Susan and Mark Mulzet

Bassoons Bonnie Wolfgang, Principal Marlene Mazzuca, Associate Principal Erik Ludwig, Bassoon & Contrabassoon John Jay and Sandra Day O’Connor Chair

Bruce Pulk, Principal Steve Fitch, Associate Principal


Librarians Katie Klich, Head Librarian Katelyn Smith, Assistant Librarian

Stage Crew Jason Lewis, Production Stage Manager Eddie Rita, Assistant Stage Manager

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Edwin Outwater Conducts Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 Edwin Outwater, conductor William Wolfram, piano Nico Muhly (b. 1981)

Wish You Were Here

Franz Liszt (1811–1886)

Concerto No. 2 in A Major for Piano and Orchestra, S. 125 I. Adagio sostenuto assai Allegro agitato assai II. Allegro moderato III. Allegro deciso Marziale un poco meno allegro IV. Allegro animato

Thursday May 16 7:30 pm Symphony Hall Phoenix, AZ Friday May 17 7:30 pm Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Saturday May 18 8:00 pm Symphony Hall Phoenix, AZ

William Wolfram, piano INTERMISSION Sergei Prokofiev (1891–1953)

Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op. 100 I. Andante II. Allegro moderato III. Adagio IV. Allegro giocoso

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guest artists Edwin Outwater, conductor One of North America’s most creative, dynamic, and engaging conductors, Edwin Outwater is music director of the KitchenerWaterloo Symphony in Ontario, Canada. Now in his fifth season, he has revitalized the orchestra and gained international attention for his innovative projects and brilliant performances. This season the KitchenerWaterloo Symphony released its first commercial recording in over 10 years, From Here On Out, featuring the music of Nico Muhly, Jonny Greenwood, and Richard Reed Parry (a KWS commission) on the Analekta label. The orchestra’s Intersections series has been widely praised for linking orchestral music to diverse musical genres and other creative disciplines. This season, Mr. Outwater returns to the Chicago Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, New World Symphony, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and the Orquestra Nacional do Porto. In the United States, Mr. Outwater has also conducted the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as the symphony orchestras of San Francisco, Baltimore, Houston, Detroit, Seattle, and many others.  In Canada, he has conducted the National Arts Centre Orchestra, as well as the symphonies of Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Victoria. This season, he conducts Amahl and the Night Visitors at Lincoln Center with the Little Orchestra Society of New York. He has participated as Associate Conductor in both YouTube Symphony projects, at Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House. Edwin Outwater was Resident Conductor of the San Francisco Symphony from 20012006. While there, he worked closely with Michael Tilson Thomas, accompanied the orchestra on tour and conducted numerous TPS6

concerts each season. From 2001-2005 Mr. Outwater was Wattis Foundation Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra. During his tenure, he led the orchestra in all of their concerts as well as on tour to Europe in the summer of 2004. During the tour, the orchestra made its debut at Vienna’s Musikverein, the Théâtre des ChampsÉlysées in Paris, and returned to Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw. Before joining the San Francisco Symphony, Mr. Outwater served as Resident Conductor and Associate Guest Conductor of the Florida Philharmonic. He has also held posts as Associate Conductor of the Festival-Institute at Round Top (a renowned music-training program based in Texas), Principal Conductor of the Adriatic Chamber Music Festival in Molise, Italy, and Assistant Conductor of the Tulsa Philharmonic. Mr. Outwater’s work in music education and community outreach has been widely acclaimed. In 2004 his education programs at the San Francisco Symphony were given the Leonard Bernstein award for excellence in educational programming, and his Chinese New Year Program was given the MetLife award for community outreach. In Kitchener-Waterloo Mr. Outwater redesigned the orchestra’s education series and initiated myriad community connections. At the San Francisco Symphony, he conducted Family Concerts, Adventures in Music

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performances, which are heard by more than 25,000 students from San Francisco schools each year, and Concerts for Kids, which serve students from throughout Northern California. In Florida, Mr. Outwater designed the Florida Philharmonic Family Series and its Music for Youth program, which was heard annually by more than 40,000 fifth-grade students in South Florida. Mr. Outwater has served as music director of the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, and has been on the faculties of the University of Tulsa, the Idyllwild Arts Academy, and the University of California, Santa Barbara. A native of Santa Monica, California, Edwin Outwater attended Harvard University, graduating cum laude in 1993 with a degree in English literature. While at Harvard, he was music director of the Bach Society Orchestra, the Harvard Din and Tonics (an acclaimed a cappella group), and wrote the music for the 145th annual production of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals. He received his master’s degree in conducting from UC Santa Barbara, where he studied with Heiichiro Ohyama, and Paul Polivinick. He also studied music theory and composition with John Stewart, Joel Feigin, and Leonard Stein.

William Wolfram, piano American pianist William Wolfram was a silver medalist at both the William Kapell and the Naumburg International Piano Competitions, and a bronze medalist at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow. A versatile recitalist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician, he has won the respect of musicians and critics across the country and abroad. Wolfram has several recordings on the Naxos label, has played recitals in cities throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe, and has performed with dozens of the finest orchestras in the world. His concerto debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony under the baton of Leonard Slatkin was the first in a long succession

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of appearances and career relationships with numerous American conductors and orchestras. He has appeared with the San Francisco, Saint Louis, Indianapolis, Seattle and New Jersey symphonies, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the National Symphony, the Florida Orchestra, and the Grand Teton and San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival orchestras, among many others. He enjoys regular and ongoing close associations with the Dallas Symphony, the Milwaukee Symphony, and the Minnesota Orchestra. Conductors with whom he has worked include Jerzy Semkow, Joseph Silverstein, Mark Wigglesworth, Jeffrey Tate, Vladimir Spivakov, Gerard Schwarz, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Jeffrey Kahane, James Judd, Roberto Minczuk, Stefan Sanderling, JoAnn Falletta, James Paul, and Carlos Kalmar. Abroad, Wolfram has appeared with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Warsaw, Moscow, and Budapest philharmonics, the Capetown and Johannesberg symphonies of South Africa, L’Orchestre de Bretagne, the orchestras of Thailand and Singapore, and the National Symphony of Peru. An enthusiastic supporter of new music, he has collaborated with and performed music by composers such as Aaron Jay Kernis, Kenneth Frazelle, Marc Andre Dalbavie, Kenji Bunch, and Paul Chihara. His world premiere performance of the Chihara re-orchestration of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1, with the Milwaukee Symphony under the baton of Andreas Delfs, was met with great critical attention and acclaim. Wolfram has extensive


experience in the recording studio. For the Albany label, he recorded the piano concertos of Edward Collins with Marin Alsop and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Wolfram has recorded, and continues to record, the solo piano music of Franz Liszt for Naxos records. These recordings include Liszt’s rarely heard Etudes en douze exercices, as well as opera transcriptions of both Donizetti and Bellini.

Wolfram was the focus of a full chapter in Joseph Horowitz’s book, The Ivory Trade: Music and the Business of Music at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. On television, he was a featured pianist in the documentary of the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition. A graduate of The Juilliard School, William Wolfram resides in New York City with his wife and two daughters.

about the music Wish You Were Here Nico Muhly (b. 1981) “I’ve always suspected that cartoons and illustrations do a better job capturing the emotional content of the unknown than pictures and first-hand narration. I have a picture in my head of the illustrators of the 1940s and 1950, holed up in Belgium drawing the tribal peoples of the Congo, or in California articulating gorgeous Arabian landscapes for early animated films, participating along the way in all of the politically charged problems that arise from empires, colonies, and the abuses of political power. There is something inherently romantic about willfully ignoring the complexities of drawing on sources; artists who ignore political overtones go on to inspire the next generation who, in turn, worry about them too much, and so on and so forth in an unending cycle of guilt and influence. Wish You Were Here, written for the Boston Pops, pays homage to Colin McPhee, one of the first western musicologists to study Balinese gamelan, as well as to the great illustrators Carl Barks and Hergé (responsible for Donald Duck & Tintin, respectively). I tried to write a completely romantic and fanciful gamelaninfluenced piece, attempting nothing but the most superficial authenticity. On top TPS8

of this twittery and excited music, a long, lonesome melody unfolds. After a desolate interlude with severe, ship’s-horn brass, the energetic patterns start again, and the long line returns, this time with a triumphant, revelatory ending.” Nico Muhly

Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major for Piano and Orchestra, S. 125 Franz Liszt (1811-1886) Originally titled Concerto Symphonique, Liszt’s second piano concerto took 22 years and at least four revisions to reach its final form in 1861. It is a unified, singlemovement work, comparable in structure to his tone poems. And in contrast to its predecessor, the athletic Concerto No.1 in E-flat, it is said to be “for poets only.” For most of the A Major concerto the piano remains subdued, working in true partnership with the orchestra. Only near the end does the soloist dominate. The concerto opens with a dreamy theme in the woodwinds including an unusual chord progression that serves as the basis for the whole work and undergoes many transformations in mood, rhythm, key and tempo. Thematic transformation was one of Liszt’s favorite techniques for achieving

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musical unity in a work. It involved making significant changes to the theme while retaining its basic shape and identity. A snide critic once commented that, if the concerto were given “a poetic or dramatic title, it might have been something like The Life and Adventures of a Melody.” Indeed, the concerto’s principal theme is analogous to the stages of life: childhood, youth, adulthood, and old age. While the concerto is written in only one movement, the shifts in tempo, in addition to a couple of cadenzas, provide the musical contrast common in multi-movement works. The response to the inevitable question of the distinction between thematic transformation and variation involves a certain amount of nitpicking. Generally, variations retain the phrasing and harmonic structure of the original theme, and most often—but not always—a binary structure of which each strain is repeated. Thematic transformation is more like changes in a theme during the development section of a sonata-allegro form, and it is this latter model that Liszt expands upon. The originality of Liszt’s transformations is their emotive, sometimes programmatic, function. A set of variations would present one new aspect of the theme after another. In this concerto, Liszt provides long transitions of entirely new music setting up harmonic tension before resolving into the next iteration of the theme. At other times, he disguises the theme, sending it underground as an accompaniment. One of the most memorable sections occurs in the equivalent of a slow movement, where the cello with delicate piano accompaniment takes up a hauntingly beautiful transformation of the theme. After a series of further mood swings, from selfaggrandizement to pathos, the work ends with a march-like statement of the theme and a bombastic finale.

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Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op. 100 Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) Following the German invasion of Russia in 1941, prominent Soviet artists, including Sergei Prokofiev, were evacuated from Moscow. They were relocated first to the Caucasus and later, when that area became endangered, further east into Central Asia and Siberia. All these wanderings, however, did not hinder Prokofiev from accomplishing a prodigious amount of work: music for the film Ivan the Terrible and four others, the opera War and Peace, the Second String Quartet, the Seventh and Eighth Piano Sonatas, the ballet Cinderella, and the Flute Sonata. With the turn in the fortunes of the war in the winter 1943-44, Prokofiev was able to return to Moscow and immediately set about composing his Symphony No. 5. It was a time of national elation as the Soviet Union anticipated the impending victory over Nazi Germany. The composer considered the work a milestone: “I was returning to the symphonic form after a break of sixteen years. The Fifth Symphony is the culmination of an entire period in my work. I conceived it as a symphony on the greatness of the human soul.” Whether this comment represents his true intent or a statement for official consumption we will never know. Mindful of the Soviet authorities, who maintained tight control of all the arts, Prokofiev, like Shostakovich, composed this symphony in the patriotic, “officiallysanctioned” language that he had used in the dramatic works of the late 1930s and early 1940s: the film scores Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible, and the opera War and Peace. His model was Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5, in which traditional symphonic structure, broad dramatic themes and conservative harmonies—the “Soviet reality” demanded by the authorities —still allowed for adequate personal expression. TPS9

Prokofiev conducted the premiere of Symphony No. 5 in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory on January 13, 1945, in what turned out to be his last appearance as a conductor and one of the most dramatic premieres ever. Everybody who was anybody was in the audience. The event is best described in the words of pianist Sviatoslav Richter: “The Great Hall was illuminated, no doubt, as it always was, but when Prokofiev stood up, the light seemed to pour straight down on him from somewhere up above. He stood like a monument on a pedestal. And then, when Prokofiev had taken his place on the podium and silence reigned in the hall, artillery salvos suddenly thundered forth. His baton was raised. He waited, and began only after the cannons had stopped. There was something very significant in this— something symbolic.” The salvo was a tribute to the Red Army, which that day had crossed the Vistula in its march into Germany. A few days later Prokofiev suffered a fall and concussion, never to regain his full health. Like Shostakovich, Prokofiev’s stock declined in the West during the period of the Cold War, not so much with music directors and the public, but rather in the music academies, where strict atonality and austere twelve-tone works of Schoenberg and his disciples of the Second Viennese School reigned supreme. The issue was less one of political ideology than musical; the trend-setting composers of the West regarded the tonal, melodic style of the Russians as passé in the relentless onward progression of “serious” music. The eminently singable themes of the Fifth Symphony have made it, along with the First, the most popular of Prokofiev’s instrumental works. It is one of the symphonic repertory’s most dazzlingly orchestrated works with wonderful solos, section soli and brilliant percussion writing.

As befitted the occasion, the symphony opens with a grand andante movement with a sweeping main theme supported by the timpani and brass that overpowers the lighter subsidiary themes. The second movement provides a sharp contrast, a scherzo marked allegro marcato that consists of two main themes which are passed around the orchestra. The trio, featuring the upper winds, temporarily slows the pace, but a new theme brings in more orchestral solos. The brilliantly dramatic transition back to the scherzo begins slowly, gradually accelerating and restating increasingly longer bits of the theme. Like Mozart and Shostakovich, Prokofiev was a master of the gut-wrenching slow movement. But the Adagio of the Fifth Symphony is not an intimate expression; in its formality it is more funereal, perhaps recalling the millions of the Russian fallen. It is in conventional ABA form, the first part a gentle, sinuous extended phrase over pianissimo triplets in the violins with cellos basses bowed to sound like deep Russian church bells. The second section includes the first instance in this work of typically Russian folk-like themes and builds to a climax with the sound of the tolling bells. The return to the first theme is varied but recaptures the contemplative mood of the opening. A quiet reprise of the opening of the symphony serves as an introduction to the finale, an exultant celebration. While the first part of the movement is subdued, it is clear that the composer has deliberately withheld the biggest sound for last. The coda alone lasts a full two minutes, a buildup of tension using a gradual crescendo that adds more and more instruments, delayed harmonic resolution and an unexpected final pianissimo—all over an ostinato in the violins and upper winds—leading up to the final “big bang.”

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South Pacific Ted Sperling, conductor Alex Kirby, Nagana TJ Rossi, Jerome Jeannie Shubitz, Ensign Nellie Forbush Rusty Ferracane, Emile De Becque Renee Morgan Brooks, Bloody Mary Joseph Cannon, Luther Billis Toby Yatso, Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C. David Barker, Capt. George Brackett, U.S.N. Chandra Crudup , Liat Jonathan Furedy, Sailor 1 Richard Rodgers

Chris Eriksen, Sailor 2/Stewpot Evan Tyler Wilson, Sailor 3 Beau Heckman, Sailor 4/Professor Lucas Coatney, Sailor 5 Isaac Wesley Wilson, Sailor 6 Heth’r Brady, Nurse 1 Lisa Fogel, Nurse 2 Lauren Devine, Nurse 3 Cydney Trent, Nurse 4 Caroline Wagner, Nurse 5

South Pacific Overture Dites Moi Music Under Scene A Cockeyed Optimist The Scene Continues Twin Soliloquies Unspoken Thoughts Intro: Some Enchanted Evening Some Enchanted Evening Encore: Some Enchanted Evening Reprise: Dites Moi Bloody Mary There Is Nothin’ Like A Dame Mary and Lootellan Bali Ha’i Cable Hears “Bali Ha’i” Change of Scene Company Street I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair Encore: I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair Intro: Some Enchanted Evening Reprise Reprise: Some Enchanted Evening Intro: Wonderful Guy I’m In Love With A Wonderful Guy Encore: I’m In Love With A Wonderful Guy Introduction Scene 9 Reprise: Bali Ha’i

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South Pacific, continued Younger Than Springtime Reprise: I’m In Love With A Wonderful Guy This Is How It Feels Encore: I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair Finale Act I INTERMISSION Entr’acte Act II Opening Entrance of Liat Happy Talk Incidental Honey Bun You’ve Got To Be Carefully Taught Incidental Bridge This Nearly Was Mine After Emile’s Solo The Take Off Communication Established Communication Discontinued Operation Alligator Incidental Finale Ultimo Exit Music


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guest artists Ted Sperling, conductor One of today’s leading theater artists, Ted Sperling is a conductor, music director, arranger, singer, pianist, and violinist. He was music director and conductor of the first Broadway revival of South Pacific, which won seven 2008 Tony Awards and played to soldout Lincoln Center Theater houses since its opening. Moreover, in 2005, Mr. Sperling won the Tony and Drama Desk Awards (with Adam Guettel and Bruce Coughlin) for his orchestrations of The Light in the Piazza, for which he was also music director. Mr. Sperling maintains an active concert career. His recent performances include two sold-out programs with the New York Philharmonic; “The Mikado” and “The Grapes of Wrath” at Carnegie Hall with The Collegiate Chorale; “Brooklyn Village” with the Brooklyn Philharmonic and Brooklyn Youth Chorus; a Leonard Bernstein tribute for New York City Opera; as well as concerts with the Chicago Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, National Opera Orchestra, Alabama Symphony, and Westchester Philharmonic. Artists with whom he has performed include Audra McDonald, Kelli O’Hara, Nathan Gunn, Deborah Voigt, Paulo Szot, Idina Menzel, Patti LuPone, Victoria Clark and Michael Bublé. Mr. Sperling was music director and conductor of the 2009 Tony Award Nominated revival of Guys and Dolls. Other Broadway credits as music director/ conductor/pianist include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Angels in America, My Favorite Year, Falsettos, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Les Misérables, Roza, and Sunday in the Park with George. Mr. Sperling was an original cast member of the Broadway musical Titanic.

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Off-Broadway credits as music director include A Man of No Importance, Wise Guys, A New Brain, Saturn Returns, Floyd Collins, Falsettoland, and Romance in Hard Times. Mr. Sperling’s work as a stage director includes the world premieres of four musicals: See What I Wanna See, V-Day, Charlotte: Life? Or Theater? and Striking 12, as well as a revival of Lady in the Dark. He has conducted the scores for the films The Manchurian Candidate and Everything Is Illuminated, and directed the short film, Love Mom, starring Tonya Pinkins, which has been shown in five international festivals. Mr. Sperling was a recipient of the 2006 Ted Shen Family Foundation Award for leadership in the musical theater and is the Director of the Music Theater Initiative at the Public Theater, as well as the Creative Director of the 24-Hour Musicals.

David Barker, George Brackett David Barker’s credits include national and international tours, Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theatre, international festivals and TV. He conducted master classes, workshops and residencies at universities, conservatories and public schools throughout the country and in London, Athens and Shanghai. He is a Professor of Theatre at Arizona State University where he teaches movement and acting and serves as the Coordinator of the MFA Performance Program. He and his wife live in Tempe, Arizona and they have four children and four grandchildren.


Heth’r Brady, Nurse 1

Lucas Coatney, Sailor 5

Heth’r is so thrilled to be a part of this collaboration! Credits include Gabriella in Phoenix Theatre’s Boeing, Boeing, Polly in Crazy for You and Diana in A Chorus Line (FHT), Pauline in Dividing the Estate and Cinderella in Into the Woods (TW), Rosie in DFT’s Bye Bye Birdie, Rent at DST, and most recently Spamalot and La Cage aux Folles at Phoenix Theatre. Still, favorite roles are wife to John and mama to Jack.

Lucas is a native of Scottsdale, AZ . He just finished the can-can at La Cage Aux Follie (Mercedes) with Phoenix Theatre and is happy to hang his heels up for the Symphony!  Past credits include the music man(tenor/quartet) in concert with The Phoenix Symphony/Phoenix Theatre.

Renee Morgan Brooks, Bloody Mary Renée Morgan Brooks is delighted to be back in the theater she calls home, Phoenix Theater and especially in this production of South Pacific. This is where Mz. Brooks dove in under then director Michael Mitchell in 1989. Through many “incarnations” of cast, crews and directors Mz. Brookshas enjoyed many theatrical experiences. All the while another calling was looming and time away was required to investigate. During her hiatus she earned two ministerial degrees and a professional practitioners license.

Joseph Cannon, Luther Billis Joseph Cannon hails originally from Spokane, WA. where he joined the United States Marine Corps in 1999 until 2004 when he landed a role on the CBS show JAG. Recently coming to us from Los Angeles, Joseph is a graduate from University of Phoenix where he just received his B.S. degree in Psychology in August of this year. Some recent credits include, Roger in RENT, Don John in Much Ado About Nothing, Lun Tha in King and I, Count Carl Magnus-Malcolm in Theater Works’ production of A Little Night Music last season, Billy Bigelow in Carousel, Richard Loeb in Thrill Me, Uncle Peck in How I Learned To Drive, and many more.


Chandra Crudup, Liat Chandra has been seen most recently in The Black Theater Troupe’s productions of Ain’t Misbehavin, Don’t Bother Me I Can’t Cope, The Life, One Mo’ Time, and Phoenix Theater’s production of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Hairspray. Chandra has served in various roles at the Black Theatre Troupe for the past 16 years, including Production Stage Manager for multiple seasons. She choreographs youth productions for a local school and summer program. Chandra enjoys teaching as a Lecturer at Arizona State University, where she is also a second year PhD student in the School of Social Work.

Lauren Devine, Nurse 3 Lauren Devine is thrilled to be performing with Phoenix Theatre and the Phoenix Symphony. She most recently appeared with Phoenix Theatre in Spamalot (Laker Girl/Female Ensemble), and has also been seen in Gypsy (June) and Hairspray (LouAnn/ Female Ensemble). Last summer, she appeared as Sandy in Arizona Broadway Theatre’s production of Grease. Lauren is a new college graduate, having completed her Bachelor’s of Music in Music Theatre performance at Arizona State at the beginning of May. Favorite roles include Sally in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (AriZoni Nomination) and Fraulein Kost (Cabaret), both with Lyric Opera Theatre at ASU.

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Chris Ericksen, Sailor 2/ Stewpot Chris is glad to be returning to the Phoenix Symphony Hall stage, as he was seen last season in An Evening with Rogers and Hammerstein, and the year before as the menacing Charley Cowell in the production of The Music Man. He is a four-time AriZoni award winner, including best lead actor in I love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. He has appeared in commercials, PBS, and also nationally in various musical comedies. Most recently, Chris survived 23 costume changes per performance in the show Curtains. Locally, Chris has recently been seen in La Cage Aux Folles, Hairspray, Curtains, The Producers, Thoroughly Modern Millie,The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, The Will Rogers Follies, A Chorus Line, Cole, Into the Woods, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, Little Shop of Horrors, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, City of Angels, and many, many more. When not on stage, Chris is also the Fifth-Grade Coordinator and English teacher at Phoenix Country Day School.

Rusty Ferracane, Emile De Becque Rusty has performed with many of the major theatre companies across the Valley as well as in regional theatres, including the American premier of the musical Enter the Guardsman Off-Broadway. Some of his favorite roles include Don Quixote in Man of LaMancha, Georges in La Cage Aux Folles, Harold Hill in The Music Man with the Phoenix Symphony, Father Flynn in Doubt, and Joe Pitt in Angels in America (Parts I & II). Other theatre highlights include King Claudius in Hamlet, James in Time Stands Still, Kit in No Way to Treat a Lady, Lt. Cioffi in Curtains, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change and the World Premier of All The More To Love. He was the Producing Artistic Director for The Actors Group, producing Bent, The Grapes of Wrath, Love! Valour!

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Compassion! and David’s Mother. Rusty has recorded two CDs and also sings in numerous churches, concerts, conventions, galas and private parties throughout the Valley. In addition to his performing career, Rusty has a Masters Degree in Elementary Education and is a Reading Intervention Specialist at Madison Camelview Elementary.

Lisa Fogel, Nurse 2 Lisa Fogel has appeared in some of Phoenix Theatre’s most exciting and elaborate productions including Les Miserables (Fantine); Gypsy (Tessie Tura); Hairspray (Prudy, Female Authority); No Way to Treat a Lady (Flora and others); Forbidden B’way (Ethel Merman, Carol Channing, etc); and with the PSO in Desert Yuletide (Mother/Mrs. Cratchett). At Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Lisa portrayed Patsy Cline in Always…Patsy Cline; and Mrs. Mayor/Bird Girl in Childsplay’s Seussical. Fun fact: Lisa played the violin in Orchestra Hall as a member of a touring group of Suzuki youth players with Sir George Solti’s Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Jonathan Brian Furedy, Sailor 1 Jonathan, a member of Actor’s Equity, is excited to be performing with The Phoenix Symphony, having recently appeared in Phoenix Theatre’s production of La Cage Aux Folles (Phaedra/Cagelle). He has also appeared in Phoenix Theatre’s productions of Spamalot, Gypsy, and The Producers, as well as readings of Divine Fruit/Kundalini Rising and Polliwogs as part of Phoenix Theatre’s New Works series. Recent credits include Legally Blonde: The Musical (Emmett) at the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, Octopus (Kevin) with Stray Cat Theatre (AriZoni nomination), Evil Dead: The Musical (Ed) with Nearly Naked Theatre (AriZoni nomination), the Arizona premiere of Bare (Jason) with Aperio Productions, and Forbidden Broadway with Mesa Encore Theatre (AriZoni nomination). Other roles


include Oklahoma! (Ali Hakim), Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour), FAME (Schlomo), Hamlet (Horatio), Little Shop of Horrors (Orin, et al.), Side Show (Geek), A Christmas Carol, The Fantasticks, and Dames at Sea.

and three sisters in Anthem and is a third grade gifted student at Diamond Canyon School. He enjoys dancing, playing baseball, and speaking Mandarin in addition to many other activities.

Beau Heckman, Sailor 4

Jeanne Schubitz, Nellie

Last seen in Dream a Little Dream, Beau is happy to be a part of South Pacific with Phoenix Theatre and The Phoenix Symphony. Beau has also been seen at Phoenix Theatre in Les Miserables, The Producers, Guys and Dolls, A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, and Cabaret among others. The Who’s Tommy and Reefer Madness the musical for Nearly Naked Theatre. Carmen for Phoenix Opera. A Christmas Carol and The Lieutenant of Inishmore for Actors Theatre of Phoenix. Stop the World I Want To Get Off for Theatreworks. Macbeth and Private Lives for Southwest Shakespeare among others.

Jeannie Shubitz is a native of Tucson, Arizona, and holds a Master’s degree in Musical Theatre/Opera Performance from Arizona State University.  Off Broadway: Red, Hot and Blue (Musicals Tonight).  NYC: Mary/Elizabeth in Creation: A Ghost Story (Actor’s Temple), MISIA (Playwrights Horizons).  Arizona credits include:  Anna (Love Makes The World Go ‘Round), Margaret Johnson (The Light in the Piazza), Eliza Doolittle (My Fair Lady), Luisa (Nine), Shelby (The Spitfire Grill).   Regional: Sound of Music (Papermill Playhouse), Fiona (Brigadoon), Josephine (HMS Pinafore), Marian (The Music Man),  Christine (Yeston’s Phantom), Sarah Brown (Guys and Dolls), Julie Jordan (Carousel), Philia (Funny Thing...Forum), Evelyn Nesbit (Ragtime), Miss Dorothy Brown (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Magnolia (Show Boat), Mabel (Pirates of Penzance). She is also a proud member of AEA.

Alex Kirby, Nagana Alex is thrilled to return to Phoenix Theatre and is honored to perform with the Phoenix Symphony! She recently appeared in Valley Youth Theatre’s production of They Chose Me! and Hale Theatre’s production of Annie. Favorite roles include Kate in Annie (VYT) and the Teacup in Beauty & the Beast (Art & Sol). Alex is 11 years old and is in 5th grade at Arizona School for the Arts.

T.J. Rossi, Jerome T.J. Rossi knew he wanted to be performer since the age of five. He is now a 9 year old who has performed in over 10 musical theatre productions here in Arizona. Amongst his favorite roles are Tigger in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids and Toad in A Year With Frog and Toad with Musical Theatre of Anthem and The Child in The Quiltmaker’s Gift with the Phoenix Theatre Cookie Company. He’s been nominated twice for National Youth Arts Awards for Outstanding Featured Actor. He lives with his parents

Cydney Trent, Nurse 4 Cydney Trent is a proud member of Actors’ Equity, and is thrilled to return to the Phoenix Symphony stage. Phoenix Theatre audiences may remember Cydney as Jacqueline in La Cage, Stephanie Necrophorous in Nine, tapping her toes in The Producers, or from the past two years of Phoenix Symphony collaborations, The Music Man and A Night With Rogers and Hammerstein. She is originally from Colorado but has lived and performed in theatres all across the country, including Drury Lane Oakbrook, Carousel Dinner Theatre, Beef & Boards, & The Country Dinner Playhouse, to name just a few. She has also sailed the seas performing with Disney Cruise Line. Cydney was recently a rotating continued, TPS17


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cast member with the Off Broadway company, Golf, The Musical, and has been seen on stages throughout the Valley. Her voice can also be heard as Princess Petunia in the animated cartoon series, VeggieTales. Cydney’s best-loved role is Mom to her beautiful 5-year-old daughter, Marlee Gray.

Caroline Wagner, Nurse 5 Caroline is thrilled to be a part of South Pacific! Her first musical was Curtains at Phoenix Theatre. Caroline had the honor of being the moderator for the Phoenix Symphony’s Brass Quintet tours this Spring. She also appeared in the Home for the Holidays show. Recently, Caroline was seen in The Bubbly Black Girl… (Black Theatre Troupe). Favorite credits: Maggie Brigadoon National Tour, Ghost of Christmas Future - A Christmas Carol , Hunyak - Chicago, and Sister Berthe - The Sound of Music. Caroline received her BA in Theatre (Summa Cum Laude) from ASU. When not on the stage, Caroline teaches, music directs, and choreographs. She is a proud member of Phoenix Theatre’s “Partners That Heal,” an acting ensemble that performs for sick children and the less fortunate.

Evan Tyler Wilson, Sailor 3 Evan Tyler Wilson (Equity Membership Candidate) is thrilled to be working on this exciting collaboration between Phoenix Theatre and The Phoenix Symphony! Evan has appeared on the Phoenix Theatre stage in Gypsy (Angie), Hairspray (IQ), Spamalot (Featured Male Ens.), Les Miserable (Male Ens.), Avenue Q (Brian U/S), and Spelling Bee (Mitch Mahoney U/S).

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Isaac Wilson, Sailor 6 Isaac Wesley Wilson is excited to be back with Phoenix Theatre this season. He studied Theatre Arts at Eastern Arizona College and he studied Performance and Education with The Young Americans at The California Pacific College of the Performing Arts. Some of his resent credits include The National Tour of Alice In Wonderland (The Caterpillar), If You Give A Pig A Party (Dog), Seussical the Musical (Wick 1/HotonUS), The Fantastics (Matt/DanceCaptain) and Charlotte’s Web (Wilbur).

Toby Yatso, Lt. Joseph Cable Toby is a Phoenix Theatre Associate Artist and is truly honored and grateful to be a part of this fantastic company!  Favorite PT stage credits include Malcolm in The Full Monty, Leo in The Producers (ariZoni Award winner), Male in Forbidden Broadway, Cosme in Glorious (ariZoni and Encore Society Award winner), Corny Collins in Hairspray, Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q (Encore Society Award winner), Joe in The Spitfire Grill, and most recently as Lancelot/French Taunter/Knight of Ni/Tim the Enchanter in Spamalot.  As an actor, performer, director, teacher, and choreographer, and has worked extensively with many theatre companies and venues throughout the Valley and beyond.  Other favorite roles include Tom in Hunter Gatherers, Ash in Evil Dead: The Musical (ariZoni Award winner), Ewart Dunlop in The Music Man (with the Phoenix Symphony), Orin et al in Little Shop of Horrors, and Mr. Mayor/Wickersham Brother in Seussical.  Favorite directing credits include The 25th…Spelling Bee, Forbidden Broadway, Devil Boys From Beyond, Oedipus For Kids, and Bat Boy: The Musical.  Toby is a member of the Megaw Actor’s Studio and he is on the musical theatre faculty at ASU’s Lyric Opera Theatre.


The Phoenix Symphony Presents

Salute to the Troops Friday May 31 8:00 pm Symphony Hall Phoenix, AZ

Stuart Chafetz, conductor Michele Ragusa, vocalist The Phoenix Symphony Chorus Thomas Bookhout, chorus master John Stafford Smith (Toscanini)

The Star-Spangled Banner

John Williams

The March from 1941

John Philip Sousa

High School Cadets

Hugh Martin (Rockage)

Trolley Song Michele Ragusa, vocalist

L. Wolfe Gilbert

Waitin’ for the Robert E. Lee The Phoenix Symphony Chorus

Richard Rodgers (Bennett)

Victory at Sea: Symphonic Scenario

William Steffe (Wilhousky)

Battle Hymn of the Republic The Phoenix Symphony Chorus

Harold Arlen (Rockage)

Somewhere Over the Rainbow Michele Ragusa, vocalist The Phoenix Symphony Chorus

James A. Beckel

Liberty for All

George M. Cohan (Gordon)

Star-Spangled Spectacular

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FM Classics Overture

Jule Styne (Rockage)

Don’t Rain On My Parade Michele Ragusa, vocalist

John Williams

Hymn to the Fallen The Phoenix Symphony Chorus

Samuel Ward (Dragon)

America the Beautiful The Phoenix Symphony Chorus

George Douglas (Rockage)

What a Wonderful World Michele Ragusa, vocalist The Phoenix Symphony Chorus

Irving Berlin (Ringwald)

God Bless America The Phoenix Symphony Chorus

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Armed Forces Salute

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1812 Overture

John Philip Sousa

The Stars and Stripes Forever


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guest artists Stuart Chafetz, conductor Stuart Chafetz, known for his ability to engage audiences with innovative concerts, is a conductor increasingly in demand with orchestras nationwide. His guest conducting appearances include the orchestras of Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Edmonton, Florida, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Louisiana, Naples, New Mexico, San Francisco Ballet and Virginia. Chafetz has worked with George Benson, Richard Chamberlain, John Denver, Marvin Hamlisch, Thomas Hampson, Wynonna Judd, Jim Nabors, Randy Newman, Jon Kimura Parker and Bernadette Peters, to name a few. As resident conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony from 2007-2011, Chafetz conducted over 75 concerts throughout the state of Wisconsin, assisting Maestro Edo De Waart. While with the Honolulu Symphony, Chafetz stepped in at the last minute for music director Andreas Delfs to conduct American baritone Thomas Hampson performing Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer and Copland’s Songs, among others. In addition, Chafetz conducted over 30 performances of The Nutcracker with Ballet Hawaii with principals from the American Ballet Theatre. In his fifth year as frequent guest conductor with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, Chafetz leads a series in September and October 2011 entitled Fall Fest, which celebrates great classics for modern audiences in a relaxed setting. In the summers, Chafetz spends his time at the Chautauqua Institution, where he

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conducts the annual July 4th concert with the Chautauqua Symphony. 2012 will mark Chafetz’s 10th summer conducting this popular, patriotic and fun event!

Michele Ragusa, vocalist Michele Ragusa has starred with Marvin Hamlisch at the Kennedy Center and JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic, Maestro Chafetz with the Toronto, Long Beach, Chautauqua and Modesto Symphonies as well as the Naples Philharmonic. She recently returned to the BPO for concert versions of Funny Girl and Kiss Me Kate. She last starred on Broadway in Mel Brook’s Young Frankenstein as Elizabeth, succeeding Megan Mullally. She won the Barrymore Award and received both Lortel and Drama League noms. for her performance as Corinna in Christopher Durang’s Adrift In Macao at Primary Stages - NYC. Other Broadway: Urinetown (Penny/Hope cover); Ragtime (Evelyn); A Class Act (Mona); Titanic (Caroline); Cyrano (the Novice). Regional Credits: Singing In The Rain (Lina Lamont) - MUNY; Into The Woods (The Witch) - Kansas City Rep; Sweeney Todd (Beggar Woman) - Portland Center Stage; The Full Monty - (Vickie) - Paper Mill; World Goes Round - Pittsburgh Public; Kiss Me Kate ( Lilli/Kate) - Paper Mill Playhouse; Bad Dates- Studio Arena; She Loves Me Amalia - Paper Mill Playhouse; Guys and Dolls - Adelaide - (Rabin Award) - Dallas Theatre Center and San Jose Rep; Nunsense - Sr. Amnesia - Sacramento Music Circus; My Fair Lady- Eliza - Westbury/Valley Forge - with Michael Moriarty.


chorus master Thomas Bookhout Thomas Bookhout brings to The Phoenix Symphony Chorus his vast experiences in the choral art, including symphony, opera, university, community, school and church choruses. As Chorus Master of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, he prepared the Chorus for symphonic performances such as Britten’s War Requiem, Vaughan Williams’s Sea Symphony, and Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast; and for fully staged operas such as Carmen, Il Trovatore and Die Fledermaus. The WVSO Chorus’s performances earned notable reviews in the American Record Guide and Opera News. Dr. Bookhout draws on his experience as a conductor, educator, and administrator to produce consistently excellent choral ensembles that perform an extremely wide range of repertoire. Before moving to Phoenix nine years ago, Dr. Bookhout also served as Music Director of the Taghkanic Chorale (succeeding two internationally-known

conductors, Johannes Somary and Dennis Keene, in that position), Director of Choral Activities at the University of Charleston (WV), Director of the Women’s Chorus and Assistant Conductor of the Concert Choir for the Arizona State University, Director of Music at The Stony Brook School (Long Island, NY), and headmaster of a private school in upstate New York. In addition to The Phoenix Symphony Chorus, Bookhout is the Director of Performing Arts at Scottsdale Christian Academy and the Sanctuary Choir Director at Camelback Bible Church, which performed a featured concert this summer at the AZ conference of the American Choral Directors Association and toured Poland in 2010. He earned his Doctor of Musical Arts at Arizona State University, the Masters in Music from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, and a Bachelor of Music in vocal and instrumental music education from Houghton College. Dr. Bookhout has practiced his craft under the teaching of Donald Neuen, Donald Bailey, Alfred Mann, Samuel Adler, David Stocker, Eric Nelson, Joseph Flummerfelt, Frauke Haaseman and Dale Warland. He is on the executive board of the AZ American Choral Directors Association and is a member of numerous professional organizations.

assistant chorus master William Gorton William Gorton is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting at Arizona State University. Before attending ASU, William served as the Founding Artistic Director of the Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale. At ASU, William has directed the Early Music Chamber Choir and ASU Women’s Chorus, been TPS20

Assistant Director of ASU Symphonic Chorale and Choral Union, and Chorus Master for ASU Lyric Opera Theater. With a Masters in Voice Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College, William has The Phoenix Symphony 2012/13 SEASON

had a busy career as a professional tenor and voice teacher, performing numerous opera roles and oratorios with organizations such as Sacramento Opera, Opera Pacific, Pacific Repertory Opera, Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra, National Messiah Festival at Bethany College, North Bay Opera, West Bay Opera, Orchestra X of Houston, Berkeley Opera, San Francisco Lyric Opera, San Francisco Opera Guild, and others. Choral work has included section leader with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, the Grace Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, and performances under the batons of conductors such as Leonard

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Bernstein, Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Muti, Michael Tilson Thomas, Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Roger Norrington, and others. William spent a year teaching piano, voice, and choir at the Adventist College of Sagunto in Spain, and is also a composer. His hymn, O God in Whom We Live, is published in Worship and Song: for United Methodists. He recently served as music director/accompanist in a production of Mozart’s Magic Flute with Three Oaks Opera Company. William is currently employed as Director of Music for the Church at Litchfield Park, and Adjunct Professor of Voice at Paradise Valley Community College.

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Thomas Bookhout Chorus Master William Gorton Assistant Chorus Master



Kathryn Stewart Pam Banning Robin Stinnett Paula Barr Paula Strano Isobe Robbie Brada M. Diane Van Dyke Mary Louise Brockmeier Stephanie Vargas Tia Coates Anne Webb Sara Cooper Barbara Welsh Susan Weil Ernst Kirsten Wolpert Brittanie Fain Diane Woodyard Jennifer Franz Wendy Gould Midge Holley Gina Hupton Katie Jones Lorna Kertész Dana Linder Stephanie Medema Mindy Nolls Susie Phillips Marjorie Reiter Kendra Roberts Hyunjung (Helen) Shin Ruth Sikorski Katelyn Skoda Susan Starbuck

Rebecca Barry Jeanne Bookout Donna Rae Cintora Nicole Colby Elizabeth (Betty) Erickson Mandy Fried Beverly Graham Kay Hanson Kathryn James Bonnie Kasten Claudia Kennedy Jane Kniffen Marilyn Kredel Sherry Kriegshauser Susan Kujawski Cynthia Lambert Laurie Lemley Peggy Linkin Dinah Majure Sharon Murry Jean O’Donnell Lana Oyer Ellen Patera Elizabeth Rosensteel

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Larry Loeber Rehearsal Accompanist

Jennifer Schwarz Jan Snesrud Lynne Traverse Valerie Voigt Patricia Walsh Shannon Wampler



Michael Clark Gerald M. (Jerry) Cook Dennis Dahlen Noel Daniels Steve Donohue Frank Fanning Robert Goulstone Michael Hegeman Eric Hekler Steve Hwang Tim Kellar Ralph Klingensmith Bruce Little Robert Moore Dan Morson Gerald W (Jerry) Palmer Deron Ruse Dan Russ Craig Spaulding Richard Turasky Andy Vaught David Weaver Mike Winget

Michael Bernstein William Broyles IV Tom Cunningham Ellwood Cushman Peter Decker Gary Ehlers Russ Ernst James Galbraith Sean Gardner Greg Garrison Richard Guerra Daniel (Dan) Hahn John Halliburton Bradley Hann David Kahrs Robert Majure Brian Matas Craig Petty Vic Quiros Warren Riggers Daniel Rue Mark Sims Arlin Snesrud William Stinnett John Vousden


The Phoenix Symphony Presents

Cirque Musica Cirque Musica, acrobats Stephen Cook, Executive Producer Tracy Silverman, Music Director Marcelo Zarvos, Original Music Composer Rietta “Lyric Wallenda” Arestov Simon Arestov, acrobat

Angelo Iodice, acrobat Rietta Jordan, acrobat Ambrose Martos, acrobat Christian Stoinev, acrobat Evgeny Vasilenko, acrobat Ashley Winn, acrobat Veronica Gan, featured violinist

Thursday June 6 7:30 pm Symphony Hall Phoenix, AZ Friday June 7 8:00 pm Symphony Hall Phoenix, AZ

Julius Fucik Marcelo Zarvos

“Overture”: Entrance of the Gladiators, Op. 68 Cirque Musica Prelude

Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov Tsar Saltan

“Rolla Bolla” “Flight of the Bumblebee” Simon and Lyric Arestov, acrobats

Marcelo Zarvos

“Aerial Love”: Cirque Musica Power Ashley Winn, acrobat

John Williams

“Classic Themes”: Themes from Star Wars & Superman

Modest Mussorgsky

“Bald Mountain”: Night on Bald Mountain Lyric Arestov and Rietta Jordan, acrobats

Gustav Holst

“Mars Slackwire”: “Mars” from The Planets Evgeny Vasilenko, acrobat INTERMISSION

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

“1812”: 1812 Overture Simon and Lyric Arestov, acrobats

Paul Dukas

“Sorcerer’s Apprentice Hooped”: Sorcerer Ashley Winn, acrobat

Aaron Copland Gioacchiano Rossini

“Whip Cracking Hoe-Down”: “Hoe Down” from Rodeo Overture from William Tell Angelo “AJ Silver” Iodice, acrobat

McCartney/Lennon Et Al

“All You Need is Love”: Beatles Medley Ambrose Martos, acrobat

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

“Beauty Aloft”: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 Allegro Moderato Veronica Gan, violin and Christian Stoinev, acrobat

Marcelo Zarvos

“The Grand Finale”: Cirque Musica Finale Cirque Musica Cast


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guest artists Cirque Musica, acrobats Cirque Musica features top circus performers from around the world and veterans of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and Cirque du Soleil. The music includes all time favorites from the classical repertoire including excerpts

from Flight of the Bumblebee, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Holst’s The Planets, and more. From the POPS world, the show features pieces by John Williams and a musical salute to the Beatles. Cirque Musica also features original music composed by Emmy and Academy Award nominated composer, Marcelo Zarvos.

2013/14 Special Performances Available Now! · Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell · New Year’s Eve Celebration · Folk-rock duo Indigo Girls

· World-renowned pianist Lang-Lang · The Midtown Men · Cirque de la Symphonie Family Special

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administration President’s Office


Jim Ward President & CEO Katie Cobb Vice President of External Affairs Joan Hosey Special Assistant to Administration & Development Affairs

Loren Bouchard, CFRE Director of Development Karen Thorn Senior Manager of Major Gifts and Special Events Alexis Smith-Schallenberger Grant Writer Lauren Stephenson Annual Fund Manager Alexandra Birch Development Intern Monique Espiritu Development Intern

Symphony Operations Andrew Kipe General Manager Kim Leavitt Director of Education and Community Engagement Jenene Cherney Operations Manager Jason Lewis Production Stage Manager Katie Klich Head Librarian Damien Shindelman Orchestra Personnel Manager Alan J. Tomasetti Artistic & Production Coordinator Karen Bea Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager Jordan Drum Education Assistant Eddie Rita Assistant Stage Manager Katelyn Smith Assistant Librarian Mark Fugina Library Intern

Marketing & Public Relations Todd Vigil Director of Marketing Mary McCauley Assistant Marketing Director Robert Valdez Marketing & Patron Services Assistant Rachel Kress Marketing & Public Relations Intern

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Finance and Administration Robin Holden Director of Finance & Administration Pam Logan Accounting Manager Randall A. Mitchell Director of Information Systems Kathy Surleta Accounts Payable / Payroll Technician

Patron Services Debbie Damon Patron Services Manager Shereen Marino Data Analysis Manager Jennifer Dulik Patron Services Representative Dana Fox Patron Services Representative Rylie Harrod Patron Services Representative John Haubner Patron Services Representative Katelyn Smith Patron Services Representative Holly Squires Patron Services Representative Eric Thorn Patron Services Representative Katie Valadez Patron Services Representative


The Phoenix Symphony Presents

Idina Menzel Idina Menzel, vocalist

Selections to be announced from the stage

Saturday June 8 8:00 pm Symphony Hall Phoenix, AZ

This performance is sponsored by


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guest artist Idina Menzel, vocalist Tony-Award Winning Broadway powerhouse Idina Menzel has a diverse career on the stage, in film and television, and in music. Menzel, lauded for her strong yet emotional performances, recently culminated a highly successful international orchestra tour. Accompanied by world-renowned symphonies, Menzel played to sold-out audiences and demonstrated why she is one of the great performers of her time. The Denver Post dubbed her “The Streisand of her generation,” while The New York Times praised Menzel as “an entertainer with a phenomenal voice… Diana Ross with ten times the stamina and lung power.” In March, Menzel released a CD and DVD entitled “Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony,” a live concert with an orchestra led by legendary composer/ conductor Marvin Hamlisch, filmed at The Royal Conservatory’s Koerner Hall in Toronto, Canada. The concert also aired nationally on PBS stations. Garnering huge critical acclaim, Menzel reached superstardom on Broadway with her Tony Award-winning performance as Elphaba, the misunderstood green girl, in the blockbuster WICKED and in her Tony-nominated role as Maureen in the revolutionary RENT. This season, Menzel reprised her role on “Glee,” FOX’s smash hit television series, as Shelby Corcoran, Rachel’s biological mother. A skillful songwriter, Menzel also performs and records her own music. With three albums to her credit, she toured nationally last year, playing to soldout houses to promote her most recent The Phoenix Symphony 2012/13 SEASON

effort, “I Stand,” which was produced by Glen Ballard and released by Warner Bros. Records. On Broadway, in addition to WICKED and RENT, Menzel appeared as Sheila in the Encores! production of HAIR and starred as Amneris in Broadway’s AIDA. In London, she premiered the Broadway hit WICKED in the West End and received the Theatregoers Choice Award for Best Actress in a Musical. She also starred in Michael John LaChiusa’s musical SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE directed by Ted Sperling at The Public Theater. Other OffBroadway credits include the pre-Broadway, production of RENT and THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES. Menzel’s film credits include Disney’s romantic fable, Enchanted where she appeared opposite Susan Sarandon, Patrick Dempsey and Amy Adams; Rent, in which she reprised her role as Maureen; and a co-starring role in Robert Towne’s Ask the Dust, opposite Salma Hayek and Colin Farrell. She will next be heard on the big screen in Disney’s animated feature Frozen, a tale in which a young girl Anna (voice by Kristen Belle), embarks on a journey to find the Snow Queen (voice by Idina Menzel) in order to help save the kingdom from eternal winter. The film is set to release in theaters in November 2013. Philanthropy is also important to Menzel who created the A BroaderWay Foundation in 2010 with her husband Taye Diggs. This organization is dedicated to offering girls from underserved communities an outlet for self-expression and creativity through arts-centered programs. The emphasis is on building self-esteem, developing leadership qualities and striving for personal and social achievement. For more information on Idina Menzel visit, and for more information on A BroaderWay, visit www. TPS25

institutional support

Corporate, Foundation, & Government Grants

The Phoenix Symphony is pleased to acknowledge the following corporations, foundations and government agencies that support the Symphony’s annual programs and activities at the $1,000 level and above. For more information on becoming an institutional supporter, please contact 602-452-0425. As of April 2013

Chairman’s Council

Executive’s Council

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Western Refining

Anonymous APS Arizona Community Foundation B & L Charitable Foundation Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona The Hearst Foundations The Herberger Foundation IWS The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Musicians of The Phoenix Symphony ON Media The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust SRP Swift Transportation Target Corporation US Airways Wells Fargo Bank

Anonymous (2) Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation and the League of American Orchestras The Boeing Company Capital Group Companies Dorrance Family Foundation Ernst & Young, LLP Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation and the League of American Orchestras The Harold & Jean Grossman Foundation Haven Charitable Foundation J.W. Kieckhefer Foundation Margaret T. Morris Foundation PetSmart, Inc. Phoenix Symphony Allegro The Phoenix Youth Symphony Platt Photography The J.M. Smucker Company Snell & Wilmer, LLP US Airways Education Foundation

Associate’s Council

($50,000 & above)

President’s Council ($25,000 - $49,999)

Anonymous Act One Foundation Arizona Ford Dealers Association / Team Detroit Arizona 5Arts Circle BMO Harris Bank / BMO Private The John Dawson Foundation Freeport-MoMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation The Bruce T. Halle Family Foundation Discount Tire The Pakis Family Foundation Phoenix Suns Chairities Phoenix Symphony Gift Shop Scottsdale Insurance Company / Nationwide Foundation St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center VMI Holdings Zicarelli Family Foundation

gifts in-kind Alliance Beverage Susie Alofs Allegro Music Store APS Arizona Business Magazine Aventura AZ StRUT Baerclaw Productions Central United Methodist Church CityScape Community Florist Donovan’s Steak & Chop House Eddie’s House First Choice Coffee Services Google, Inc. Hilton Suites Hyatt Regency Phoenix


($10,000 - $24,999)

Director’s Council ($5,000 - $9,999)

Alliance Beverage Arizona Diamondbacks The Arizona Republic Craig & Barbara Barrett Foundation Celebrity Fight Night Cox Communications Dr. Scholl Foundation El Dorado Holdings, Inc. Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation HP Enterprise Services HUB International The Lodestar Foundation William & Kathleen Lane of the Minnie B. & Bernard B. Lane Foundation Matson Navigation Company Moreno Family Foundation Nordstrom National Bank of Arizona Pivotal Group Inc. Shamrock Foods Company Thunderbirds Charities IWS Jewels by G. Darrell Olson Malcolm & Jane Jozoff KBAQ 89.5 FM KJZZ City of Phoenix Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture Phoenix Convention & Theatrical Facilities Dept Parks & Recreation Department Phoenix Public Library System Phoenix Business Journal Phoenix Suns Professor Ralph Lockwood Mesa Arts Center Mike McCutchan William & Linda Miller

($1,000 - $4,999)

Allen-Heath Memorial Foundation Alliance Bank of Arizona Arizona Cardinals Bank of Arizona BNSF Railway Foundation Cramer-Krasselt Cox Charities Ford Motor Credit Company Goodman-Klein-Pinckney Family Foundation Goodman’s Hensley & Company John C. Lincoln Health Network Lowry Hill Ed Marshall Jewelry Dellora A. & Lester J. Norris Foundation Pebble Creek Community Price Waterhouse Coopers, LLP The Safeway Foundation San Tan Ford Southwest Gas Corporation Sundt Construction Three E One North Investment Co., LLC US Trust Westroc Hotels and Resorts

Public Grants & Support Arizona Commission on the Arts City of Glendale & the Glendale Arts Commission Maricopa County Community College District City of Mesa Creative Economy Fund City of Phoenix Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture Phoenix Convention & Theatrical Facilities Dept Parks & Recreation Department Phoenix Public Library System City of Tempe Cultural Services Salt River Community Children’s Foundation Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Benefits Fund Molina Jewelers ON Media Platt Photography Quarles & Brady, LLP Renaissance Hotel Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Sleep America SRP Tammie Coe Cakes / MJ Bread The Arizona Republic Theatre Works US Airways Valley Limousine VIZTEK Studios David Yurman ZPizza

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legacy league The Phoenix Symphony is humbled by the supporters who have chosen to ensure a vibrant future for our orchestra through a planned gift. All individuals who graciously remember The Phoenix Symphony in their estate are welcomed into the Legacy League Society. As of April 2013

Member Listing Anonymous (23) Bette Orovan Adelman Virginia L. Alton Lucy M. Baisden * Pauline M. Bailey Peter D. Baird * Ann Bamberger Evelyn D. Barnard * Forrest N. Barr * Liz M. Bernreuter Ruth L. Bird * Harriet D. Brewster * Mr. Oliver H. Briggs, Jr * Gary & Elizabeth Bright Barbara Busse * Warren E. & Leora E. Campbell * Jane Casteel * Jeanne & Scott Chisholm George Clements * Ruth Clements * June S. Cordier * Janet A. Corey * Lu Dahle Ann DeFrance & James M. Greisiger Isobel “Robin“ Degnan Edith Litchfield Denny * John A. Dever Patricia Dickerman * Drake D. Duane, MD Bessie V. Dusbky * Dr. Albert & Liese Lotte Eckstein * Carol S. Felton & Harold B. Felton * George Flam * John & Ellen Ford Susan & Jack Fuhrer Ira J. Gaines & Cheryl J. Hintzen-Gaines Maryellen H. Gleason & Kim Ohlemeyer

John Gombas Robert L. & Linda J. Granzow Terrence M. Hanson Mr. & Mrs. Richard A. Harrold Mr. Kermit Heinrich * Jan & Howard Hendler Vladimir F. Hladik * Mark Hoover Margaret Iglauer * Bernard & Dora Jacobs Doris L. Jay * David & Karen Jones Marian E. Jones * Theodosia P. Joyce * David & Stephanie Kahn Tim Kellar & Joe Polonski Margaret Lynn Kirkpatrick Dan A. Klingenberg Ed & Helen Korrick Marilyn & Don Kredel Frederick W. & Jacqueline M. Laver Betty La Fevers * Freda Levine * Mike & Linda Lindquist William K. & Geraldine A. Lloyd James E. & Patricia C. Lohmiller Roman & Cindy Lopatynski Dr. Paul Luenow * Jane L. Lundgaard * James A. Magee * W. Jeffrey Marshall & Judith M. Smith David Martell Robert Martell * Larry A. Mattal Marmee & Joe Medalie Foundation * John K. & Patricia A. Meinert Roy & Mary Miller Les & Phyllis Minsuk Mr. Gerald H. Myers * Gerry & Peggy Murphy Robert & Elizabeth Orth*

Kathleen C. Passey * Virginia G. Piper * Tim Porthouse Donna C. Powell Dr. Stephen G. Protas Margaret Victoria Ray * Raymond Riffert * Gretchen Riggs * Robert & Patricia Rosichan Sue Louik Salita* Carole R. Schmieder Gladys G. Sepp Daniel J. & Evelyn G. Simon Berniece I. Smith* Drs. Harvey Smith & Dorothy Lincoln-Smith Theodora Smokler Rosamond & Joseph Stern Reece & Suzanne E. Stigler Katherine M. Straus * Elizabeth Swan Ardele H. Sweeney * Julia Sweeney * Glenn C. Taylor * Nikolaus A. Tendler Joyce Thaw * Patricia Tipton * Carolyn Waterbury * Bert & Gladys Waterhouse Naomi & Gerald Weiner * Virginia A. Weise Barbara T. West * Carolyn Wilber Hamilton W. Wright * Ralph E. & Phyllis Young

* Denotes those whose legacies have been realized.

For further information about the Phoenix Symphony Legacy League or to inform the Symphony about a potential planned gift, please contact the Symphony’s Development Office, at 602-452-0425. All inquiries are held in strictest confidence.

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annual fund

Individual Gifts of Support

The Phoenix Symphony gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the donors listed on the following pages, who are current members with annual gifts of $300 or more. As of April 2013 PHOENIX SYMPHONY SOCIETIES Carol & Ken Kasses Tim Kellar & Joe Polonski Jon F. & Lanora A. Keller Mr. & Mrs. Earl G. (Ken) Kendrick, Jr. $50,000 & above Ed & Helen Korrick Mr. Neal Kurn Anonymous (2) Louis L. Manes Foundation Mr. David R. Bornemann Mr. David Elgin Dodge - Architect Tom & Diane Might † William & Linda Miller Carol S. Felton Mr. & Mrs. T. G. Montague, Jr. John & Ellen Ford Jerry & Corrine Nothman Fund Jeanne & Gary Herberger/ of The Oregon Community The Herberger Foundation † Foundation Theodosia P. Joyce Musicians of The Phoenix Symphony Ms. Maritom K. Pyron Ida Rhea  The Schuld Family Fund Sheila Schwartz Ms. Barbara T. West † Dr. & Mrs. Robert F. Spetzler Drs. Edwin H. & Judith G. Wolf Dr. & Mrs. Mark J . Syms Mr. Hamilton W. Wright † Paul & Patricia Taylor Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Whiting Mrs. Sue Wilcox $25,000 to $49,999 Barry & Barbara Zemel Mrs. Jane Wallace Thorne

Grand Partita Society

Symphony Society Concerto Society

$15,000 to $24,999 Anonymous Mrs. Joseph Beardwood III Mary Jo & David A. Christensen Molly & Nick DeFilippis Dr. Drake D. Duane * Mr. George A. V. Dunning Mr. & Mrs. John W. Graham Mr. & Mrs. Allan C. Mayer Dr. & Mrs. Bruce Merrill Doris & Eliot Minsker  Mr. Douglas Scheetz Mrs. Thomas E. Sunderland Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Tancer Carolyn Waterbury † Bill & Terry Wilhoit

Fanfare Society

$10,000 to $14,999 Tim & Casey Bolinger Ms. Marcy Clark Mr. & Mrs. Arthur D. Ehrenreich Deborah G. Carstens  John & Kathleen Graham The Harold & Jean Grossman Family Foundation Malcolm & Jane Jozoff Mr. Warren Kreft Ms. Julianne Loegler Doug & Chris Scheetz Paul & Patricia Taylor Robert & Mary Jo Wilmes Mr. & Mrs. Paul Yatkowski

Sonata Society

$5,000 to $9,999 Anonymous Sebastien & Onnie Baron Rhett & Kay Butler  Mary & Mike Carey  Mr. Edward Claussen Bruce & Jane Cole Mr. Eric Crown Mr. A. Wallace Denny Mr. & Mrs. Bennett Dorrance William O. & K. Carole Ellison Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Andrew J. Evans II Mr. Larry Fitzgerald Mr. & Mrs. Budd F. Florkiewicz Sandra Gibson & Gary Wolff Mr. Robert & Martha Haley Stewart & Ellen Horejsi Mr. & Mrs. C.A. Howlett Keven & Tom Jones


Overture Society

$2,500 to $4,999 Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Allsop Mr. & Mrs. Edward Altman Lee & Barbara Barbakoff Mr. & Mrs. Robert K. Beck John & Oonagh Boppart Mrs. Nanci Bruner Mrs. Ishik Camoglu Sandra J. Carroll Dr. & Mrs. Fred Christensen Lucia Renshaw & Bruce Covill Dr. & Mrs. Michael Dimler * Steve & Ardie Evans John & Nora Fairfield Eunice & Carl Feinberg Mr. a& Mrs. Richard P. Fox Gretchen Frazier Patricia & Robert Goulstone Mr. Philip M. Haggerty & Ms. Edith E. Goble Mrs. Joan Heller Capt. & Mrs. Lee L. Henry Mr. & Mrs. Howard Katz Ms. Draga S. Kellick Dr. & Mrs. David M. Kelsey Mr. Joseph Kobus James Kort & Wilhelmina (Ina) Smeets James & Patricia Lancaster Barb & Dex Laske Doug & Mollie LeFevre Robert & Marion Liden Janet & John McKelvey Mrs. Irene B. Metz Mrs. Linda Pelberg, M.D. Mr. Slobodan Popovic & Ms. Janie Shapiro Doris Elaine Pope Dr. & Mrs. J. Michael Powers * Gerald & Marilyn Roye Ms. Ruth Ruffer Dr. Mark & Mary Schubert Dr. Amy & Mr. Lee Silverthorn * Diane & Jay Simons Dr. Jack Sipperley & Kaye Maas * Mr. & Mrs. Richard Snell Mel & Rita Sorensen Donald & Martha Squire Rosamond Stern Mr. Fife Symington, IV and Mrs. Marcella B. Symington Mr. & Mrs. James A. Unruh Drs. Debra & K. S. Venkatesh Bob & Emily Vincent

Prelude Society

$1,500 to $2,499 Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Allen Gwynne J. Autrey Mr. & Mrs. James Bonfiglio Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. Brand Mr. & Mrs. Donald E. Brandt Mr. Patrick & Mrs. Jaime Brennan Dr. & Mrs. Rex E. Brewster Mr. Larry Bryson Bob Bulla Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Butler Michael Casey-Lowry Hill Ms. Suzanne P. Cash Ms. Angela Cesal Cathy Chess Mrs. Jeanne Chisholm Michael & Alexis Christie Dr. Ismar & Donna Rae Cintora Ms. Marcy Clark Mr. & Mrs. Jack Clifford A. Wayne Collins Pat & Bill Corbin  Mr. Thomas DeMark Denk Strategic Wealth Partners Mr. John A. Dever Mr. David D. Dodge Jo Anne Doll  Dr. Kati Festy-Sandor * Carolyn & John Friedman * Dr. Michael W. Goerss Matthew Goode & Deborah Ash Bette Gordon Mr. & Mrs. David Gustafson Jack & Merideth Hale Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Hammer Ashley Harder Warren Harris & Clarissa Cosgrove Mr. & Mrs. Jim Hebets Mr. & Mrs. Judd R. Herberger Dr. H. Barry & Lucy V. Holt Mr. Mark Hoover Mr. & Mrs. Bill A. Hunt Mr. Roger Johnsonbaugh David & Karen Jones Mr. Derek Kaczmarek Wendy & Rickey Kelman Fredrick & Katherine Kenny Dr. & Mrs. Graham B. Kretchman * Joe & Kathay Ladrigan Richard & Susan Landon Ms. Loeymae Lange Michele Larson Mr. & Mrs. Frederick W. Laver Neiani & Richard Lefler Dale K. & Constance L. Lewis Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Lewis Mr. & Mrs. Herb Lienenbrugger Roman & Cindy Lopatynski Jim & Marcia Lowman Audrey Magee Mr. Gary Malouf Mr. & Mrs. Murray Manaster Rex & Ruth Maughan Mim J. McClennen Daniel T. McKeithan Larry & Nancy Miller Gerry & Peggy Murphy Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Nadler Lee Nickloy Mr. & Mrs. Robert C. Norris Ms. Lee & Mrs. Vivian Nowak Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Orozco Jaye & Barry Perricone Mrs. Marian Perrone Mr. & Mrs. William Pope Tim Porthouse & Caroline LaBarre Doug Pruitt Mr. Roger Richardson Mary Jane Rynd Mr. & Mrs. Charles Sands

Claire & Henry Sargent Lecia & Tom Scaglione Robert & Margaret Schulke Dr. Jean C. Schulman & Rabbi Maynard W. Bell Larry Seay & Barbara Walchli Dr. Sidney K. Shapiro Drs. William & Joan Shapiro * Rosamond Stern Jim & Susan Stuart Dr. & Mrs. Mark J. Syms Anne & Steve Thomas * Gena Trimble Bob & Emily Vincent Mr. & Mrs. John C. Vryhof Dr. Edward Waldmann & Dr. Sandra Waldmann Gerard & Sheila Walsh Mr. & Mrs. Robert Walton Mrs. Kay Watkins Fred Wood

Arizona 5Arts Circle $1,000 or higher

Providing membership through a single contribution in support of five major Valley arts organizations: 1. Arizona Opera 2. Ballet Arizona 3. Phoenix Art Museum 4. The Phoenix Symphony 5. Scottsdale Cultural Council Mike & Makenna Albrecht Mr. & Mrs. John Anderson Ellen Andres-Schneider & Ralph Andres Sandra Baldwin William & Roberta Beville Susan & Eliot Black Rachel Blank Carol & Arthur Brandon Nancy & Joe Braucher Nancy & Chuck Brickman Virginia G. Cave & James Sudal Jill Christenholz Merri & Steve Davis Judith & John Ellerman Doris & Mike Flinn Angela & Jeffrey Glosser Jan & Dick Govig Jackie & Larry Gutsch Tracy L. Haddad Lori & Howard Hirsch Lynda & Arthur Horlick Mr. & Mrs. David Horwitz Nancy & Tony Jacobs Evelyn Krosnick Mary & Lars Lofgren Tracey & Larry Lytle Janet & John Melamed Ed & Judy Miksch Naomi Caras Miller & Alvin Miller Marta Morando & Bill Moio Mimi Ostrander Rose & Harry Papp Betsy Ross Merle & Steve Rosskam Judith & Robert Rothschild Sandra & Earl Rusnak Val & Ray Sachs Stella & Mark Saperstein Carol & Randy Schilling Drs. Harvey & Dorothy Lincoln-Smith Alan Solomon Lois & Maury Tatelman Pat & Phil Turberg

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Jacquie & Merrill Tutton Gretchen & Dick Wilson Micki & Paul Zatulove

Mr. Morton Goodman & Ms. Kathy Niederst Elaine C. Gordon Wells Gorman Robert A. Greenman PHOENIX SYMPHONY Virginia Jones Gregg MEMBERSHIPS Gerald & Jacque Griffith Bud & Gerry Grout $500 to $1,499 Mr. & Mrs. Jim Gustafson Anonymous (8) Bob & Annetta Haack Mr. George Abrams Kathy & Michael Haake Mrs. Judy W. Ackerman Samuel Perry & Bette O. Adelman, Esq. Mary Louise Haddad Mrs. Kim Y. Adria Mr. & Mrs. Michael Hagerty Dr. Natalie & Mr. John Ahearn Mr. Patrick Hamilton John & Natalie Ahearn Mary Lou Hapner Mr. & Mrs. Carl Aldrin Dr. & Mrs. S. M. Harman * Dr. & Mrs. William Amberg Tom & Katrina Harrison Mr. & Mrs. Alan Amper Barbara Hathorne Mr. & Mrs. Thor L. Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Hayden Vince Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Michael Hecomovich Mr. & Mrs. Tony Astorga Anthony K. Hedley, M.D. Mr. Robert Auslander Jack & Marcia Heller Ms. Mary M. Ausman Mr. & Mrs. Kris K. Henderson Mr. & Mrs. Lynn Babcock Rebecca & Kevin Herbst Mr. & Mrs. Burt Barnett Christoph Hilscher Mr. Herbert & Harriet Bartick Mr. Michael Hipwell Jeffrey & Katherine Behr Bob & Karen Hodges James Bell Ms. Donna Hougen Ms. Deanna H. Bell Jenelle Howard Dr. Barbara A. Berry * Mr. Mark Huth Mr. & Mrs. Max Biegert Roger & Winnie Hyde Julie Binter & James Nicol Ms. Ann Iverson Tom Bodmer Donald & Sharon Jackley Ambassador David B. Bolen Nancy & Tony Jacobs Ms. Chandra Bonfiglio Scott De Wald & Walter & Tania Booriakin Deborah Jamieson John & Bonnie Bouma Patrick Jenkins & Mr. & Mrs. Robert Boyajian Agnes Courtney-Jenkins Joe & Robbie Brada Ms. Marcia Jobe Nancy & Joe Braucher  Mr. & Mrs. Richard Johnston Maurice J. Brill Dr. & Mrs. Eric Jungermann David Brown Louis & Ann Jutzi Dr. & Mrs. Lewis J. Brown John & Mary Katsenes Terrie & Bill Bunker Terri Keville Mr. & Mrs. Malin Burnham Sandra Kinion & Wayne Bradford Dr. & Mrs. Richard D. Burns Dr. Jack Kinsinger & Dr. & Mrs. Quinton Callies Dr. Gladys Johnston Mr. Wilford R. Cardon Mr. Mark J. Klamrzynski Kipp Charlton, M.D. Dr. Robert Kleinsasser Mrs. Mary Clancy JoAnne & Frank Knell Mr. & Mrs. F. Wesley Clelland III Mr. & Mrs. C. D. Knight Mr. & Mrs. Gerry Cockrell Ms. Krystal Konrad Andrew & Amy Cohn Todd & Donna Korb Mr. & Mrs. Jerome A. Colletti Marilyn & Don Kredel Mr. & Mrs. John Cotton Mr. & Mrs. John Krstich CAPT. & Mrs. David A. Crain Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Lai Kevin & Teri Crocker Dr. & Mrs. Ian G. Lamont Barbara & John R. Cummings Ms. Loeymae Lange Mrs. Marla Dailey Tom & Jan Lathrop Susan & Ennis Dale Bernard & Pauline Lee Ms. Barbara Dalicandro Dale & Constance Lewis Paul & Nadine Dankert Mr. & Mrs. Harry Lewis Ms. Ann Davies Mike & Linda Lindquist Mr. Derek Davis Mr. & Mrs. Kent A. Logan Mr. & Mrs. E.K. Delph Mr. & Mrs. Jim Lohmiller Kate Downes Shauna Case Ms. Shelley Duane Phil & Christine Lulek Robert & Kathleen Duyck Larry & Tracey Lytle Edwin & Linda Earhart Ms. Sharon Lytle-Breen Mr. & Mrs. Geoffrey H. Edmunds Mr. John MacDonald Mr. & Mrs. F. Thomas Elder, Jr. Tom & Maureen MacGillivray Tim & Susan Ernst Mr. & Mrs. Marion MacGruder Contractors West Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Mallender Earl Ferguson Mr. Michael J. Malley Charles & Bernadine Fillipone Jeffrey Mandigo Firestone Family Foundation Betty F. Marshall Mary & Ed Fishencord Mrs. Susan Martin & Cal & Patti Fisher Daniel Bonnett Stephen Fisher Mr. & Mrs. Franklin W. Martinson P. Douglas Folk & Cynthia L. Lasko Mrs. Sylvia C. Mayer Dr. & Mrs. James R. Forseth Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Mazer Paul & Reta Gabriel Mrs. Sharon Dupont McCord Ira J. Gaines & Hugh & Rita McCoy Cheryl J. Hintzen-Gaines Dr. John T. McDonough Dr. Philip & Roseann Geiger Robert & Mary Ellen McKee Mr. & Mrs. William P. Gentz Dr. & Mrs. John K. Meinert Dr. & Mrs. Farid Ghebleh Mrs. Kathryn Merkel David & Donna Gillman Mr. & Mrs. Dieter B. Michel Selma K. Glass David R. & Sharon K. Miller Rodney & Sasha Glassman Mr. & Mrs. Norman Miller Mr. Robert Glick Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Mitchem Dr. & Mrs. Edwin G. Goldstein Duane & Margaret Morse Deborah & Matthew Goode Dan Morson & Diana Lauria Mr. Earl L. Moses


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Scott & Laura Nagy Mr. & Mrs. Edwin P. Nevin Mimi Ostrander Elmer & Kathryn Paine Charles & Alice Palmer Julie & Tom Palmer Charles C. Parker Cecil Penn & Mary Beth Herbert Ms. Isabel Perkins Samuel Perry & Mary Louise Haddad Ms. Elizabeth Peters Dr. & Mrs. Leo Philippe Steve Pierce Mr. & Mrs. Wick W. Pilcher II Mr. & Mrs. Gerold Pokorny Dr. & Mrs. Michael Pollay Mr. Robert Pompa William & Mary Kay Post Mr. Van H. Potter Dr. & Mrs. J. Michael Powers * Doug & Becky Pruitt Mr. Gordon Radley Claire & John Radway Art & Fran Rakestraw Jim & Lillian Reed Dr. & Mrs. Martin Reiss Dr. Herschel & Valerie Richter Mr. & Mrs. Philipp M. Rimmler Marilyn & Donald Robbins Mr. John A. Roberts, Jr. Mr. Craig Rock Mrs. Joel A. Rogers Mark & Lynn Roosa Dr. & Mrs. Sanford Roth Edward W. Rothe Mr. & Mrs. Frederic L. Ruskin Dr. & Mrs. Vincent Russo Ms. Vicki F. Samson William & Suzanne Samuels Syd & Judi Saperstein Chearles & Jennifer Sands Sherman & Linda Saperstein Jim & Pamela Schembs The Schlotterback Family Gordon & Jerri Schubert Marc & Tracy Schwimmer Morton & Arlene Scult Enid & Michael Seiden Dave A. Selden & Julie A. Pace Mr. Duane Shambora Lyn & Larry Shaw Ms. Alva-Gay Sheridan Charles Shnier Mrs. Sharon Shuster Ms. Janice Sickels Rodica Siclovan Mrs. Myrtle I. Sillen Daniel J. & Evelyn G. Simon Mr. Raj Sivananthan Mr. George R. Smith Peter & Jeanine Starrett Mr. & Mrs. Gerhard Steinbrenner Barbara & Leonard Steiner Mr. & Mrs. James R. Stoll Mrs. Paula Strano Isobe Judy Sutter Mr. Bob Swanson & Ms. Cynthia Shelvin Drs. Jerome & Selma E. Targovnik * Nikolaus A. Tendler Bonnie F. Thompson David & Susan Tierney Joyce Tokar William C. Torrey Victor & Irene Tseng William & Terry Tucker Philip & Patricia Turberg Scott & Leslie Turner James & Roberta Urban Richard & Mina VanDyne David & Dawn Veldhuizen Todd Vigil Mr. & Mrs. Robert Walton Kerry Wanberg Larry Wangrud Mr. & Mrs. Louis A. Weil III Naomi & Gerald Weiner Drs. Johnathon B. Weisbuch & Mary Ellen Bradshaw Paul D. Wenz Janet E. Whirlow, MD * Stuart & Mary Wilkening Dr. & Mrs. Robert L. Williams

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Willis Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Winograd Ms. Susie Wissinger Mr. & Mrs. Frederick K. Withycombe Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Wittcoff Dr. Douglas & Janet Wood George & Nora Wood Mrs. Margaret S. Wright Shelby & Sybil Yastrow Nobuhiko Yonekura Mr. & Mrs. Michael F. Ziegler Robert & Cathy Zinn Private Foundation Dorothy Zusman

Encore $300 to $499

Anonymous (8) Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Abbott Mr. & Mrs. Dayton W. Adams Jr. William & Nancy Adams Trust Mrs. Rebecca Ailes-Fine Leona Aiken & Stephen West Ms. Katherine Aldon Mr. & Mrs. George Allen Bill & Mary Estelle Amberg Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Andreen Jim Andrews & Susan Sacks Mr. & Mrs. Elliet Aronson Dr. & Mrs. Peter Bankoff Mr. & Mrs. John P. Bechtold Sandy & Harry Belfer Julia Bickford Mr. Donald Bierman Marvin Siegel & Eileen Bloom Ms. Kristin Bloomquist Janice K. Boerner Ms. Valorie Booth Denise M. Hawks & Sandra M. Brandt Ruth Braunstein John D. Briggs J. “BeBop” Heimer Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Brody Ms. Marian Buswell Mr. & Mrs. John Cain Ms. Georgann Cain Mr. & Mrs. Dain K. Calvin Richard & Barbara Cardinal Richard Carr Jacqueline Chadwick Mrs. Marilyn H. Chesson Jack & Beverly Clifford Mr. Jon Cline Mr. & Mrs. Elliott Cobb Michael & Kathleen Connors BJ Cook Maryianne Cooper Mary Cornes Mr. & Mrs. John Cotton Mr. & Mrs. Sol Crandell Mr. Robert Cremin Shannon Currie Ms. Nina Davis Ms. Florence DeMers Mr. & Mrs. Jochen Deman Bernadette Donahue Mr. & Mrs. Scott Donaldson Dr. & Mrs. Edward L. DuBrow Mr. Paul Duckworth Michael & Mary Ellen Dunn Michael & Sandra Durazo Mr. Gerald Ehrlich Gene & Dee Eilers Dr. & Mrs. Edward Ernst Dennis & Carolyn Eynon Dr. Mitchell & Mrs. Mindie Factor Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Farmer Ron Fearon Ms. Fran Fee Norman Fee, M.D. Mr. & Mrs. Noel Fidel Barbara J. Filosi Creed Fleenor Karen & David Fleischer Elizabeth Foremwalt Mr. & Mrs. Rhonda & Christopher Forsyth Virginia & David Foster Dr. & Mrs. Donald Fruchtman Alexandru Ganus Ms. Katherine M. Gertz Richard & Betty-Ann Gillons Mrs. Ann Goldberg Bill & Glenice Graham


Randall Graham Mr. & Mrs. Gary Griffith Mr. & Mrs. Frank P. Gross Mr. & Mrs. James E. Gustafson Mr. & Mrs. Richard Haas Mr. & Mrs. Michael M. Hagerty Mr. & Mrs. Don Hansen Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth R. Harder Tom & Katrina Harrison Catherine Hayes Mr. & Mrs. John Hayes Mr. & Mrs. Russell A. Henzel Mr. & Mrs. Thom Heusser Mr. Charles T. Hill Mr. & Mrs. Durrell Hillis Ty & Barb Hofflander Mr. Harold Holady Mark Hoover Mr. & Mrs. Thomas C. Horne Mr. & Mrs. Phillip Horwitz Mr. & Mrs. James D. Howard, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Robert M. Howe Jr. Ms. Cathy Hullverson Mr. & Mrs. Harald Ingholt Dr. Norm & Fran Johansen Robert Johnson Robert Johnson Thomasina Johnston & Kevin Venisnik Mr. W Mathew Juechter Marcia Klein Dr. & Mrs. Ravi Koopot Ms. Ruth Kort Emily H. Kosobucki Dr. Jacque Sokolov & Dr. Mitzi Krockover Kyroudis Family George & Jill Kyroudis Lynne A. Lagarde William & Linda Langer Jay B. Langner Dr. Agnes Lardizabal Ms. Elaine Leibsohn Mary Leshin John & Shirley Lester Mr. & Mrs. Robert Levine Roy Lewis Mr. & Mrs. Alan Lezak

Mr. & Mrs. James Libby Lysbeth S. Lieber Mr. & Mrs. Michael Lies Elaine R. Lincicome David & Joan Lincoln Mike & Linda Lindquist Mr. & Mrs. Robert Longo Richard & Kathryn Merkel William & Shirly Moroney Tom Lammie & Selina Schuh Mr. Bruce P. Loring Stephen & Carolyn Ludick Mr. & Mrs. Dorsey Lynch Mr. & Mrs. Charles Madigan Judith Mari, LLC Jeffrey & Judy Marshall Mr. Michael Martin Mr. Mike Martin Heyoung McBride, M.D. J.J. & Connie McCarthy Mr. & Mrs. Barry McNeill Betty & Hamilton E. McRae III Drs. David & Deborah Mendelson Arthur R. Meza Stephen & Jacquelyn Miller George & Eleanor Mink Les & Phyllis Minsuk Mr. & Mrs. Wendell Monyak Mr. & Mrs. William T. Moroney Mr. & Mrs. Michael H. Morris Mr. & Mrs. Alan Muller Mr. & Mrs. Scott Nagy Mr. & Mrs. Michael Nicholas Nazar Noori Ms. Ann G. O’Keefe David C. Ostermeyer & Cathleen J. Ostermeyer P. J. & Susan Owens Mr. & Mrs. Terry Ozan Bill & Sally Paetz Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence Pass Mr. & Mrs. Kurt Patton Mr. Patrick Paul Mrs. Anne R. Paull Charles Perrings & Ann Kinzig Dr. & Mrs. Drew Peterson Mr. & Mrs. Gary Peterson Dr. & Mrs. Staffan Pettersson

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas K. Pickles Arnold & Elodee Portigal Rosemary Price Laurel Prieb Dr. & Mrs. Michael A. Prosin Ms. Rita Pyle Craig & Heidi Reeder Ms. Lucia Renshaw Mr. & Mrs. Ian Robbins Ernest Robinson Joseph & Mary Jo Rodriguez Mr. & Mrs. Jerome D. Roeske Mr. & Mrs. Dan Rohr A. Rosenberg, M.D. Mr. & Mrs. G.L. Roubos Leslie Rousseau Dave Roy Mrs. Carol Ruikka Mrs. Wendy Saint Dr. Lecia Scaglione Michael R. & Judith R. Schaffert Wesley & Janet Schlotzhauer Virginia & Richard Schuff Selina Shuh & Tom Lammie Dr. & Mrs. H.J. Schulte Ms. Jacquelyn Seeger Denny & Donna Seese Mr. & Mrs. James H. Shikany Ms. Amy Shuman Rodica & Constantin Siclovan Mrs. Caren Siehl Marta Simmons Katherine & Gregory Smith Paul & Diana Ellis Smith Mr. & Mrs. Earl Smith Mr. & Mrs. William K. Smith Tom & Sarah Jane Smith Mr. & Mrs. Arlin D. Snesrud Mr. & Mrs. Art C. Soares Johndale & Ann Solem Alden Rebecca Spooner Greg & Nicole Stanton Mr. & Mrs. John Steigerwald Richard & Marie Stewart Reece & Suzanne Stigler Mrs. Olga P. Strickland Dean & Janet Strycker Michael Stumpf, M.D.

Jeane Synhorst Lois & Maury Tatelman Mr. & Mrs. Philip W. Taylor Mr. Harry Teaford John & Nancy Teets Ms. Rachel Tenaglia Jack & Nancy Thomas Mr. & Mrs. Roger L. Thomas Mr. & Mrs. Joseph C. Thompson Mr. & Mrs. Stephen E. Traverse Graham & Kathleen Tubbs Mr. & Mrs. Robert Tutag Mr. & Mrs. Jack Twitchell Mr. & Mrs. Jim Valerio Mr. & Mrs. Warren J. VandeBerg Dr. Beth D. VanderSchaaf Mr. & Mrs. Thomas C VanDyke Tom & Mary Veeser Mr. & Mrs. Carl Vertuca Ms. Bonnie Walk Graham & Barbara Walker Ms. Martie Warden William C. Weese, M.D. * Libby & Bernie Weiner Lea Werner Donald & Nancy White Mrs. Nancy White W. White Drs. Stephen L. Williams & Jane Rosenthal Larry & Lyle Willson Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Winograd Charles & Polly Wood Dr. Judith G. Wolf Mr. & Mrs. John Wolff Evelyn & Leon Zeitzer Dr. & Mrs. James C. Zemer

* Denotes member of

“Physicians for The Phoenix Symphony”  Denotes patron that is also a member of Arizona 5Arts Circle †

Denotes deceased patron(s)

The Phoenix Symphony acknowledges the generosity and support of all Annual Fund contributors. Ticket sales and concert engagements represent just 50 percent of the Symphony’s annual budget. Thousands of generous individuals and organizations provide additional funding each year to present symphonic music to people of all ages throughout the state. For more information about how you can play a supporting role, contact the Development Office by calling 602-452-0425 or emailing Thank you for your support!

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accompany us! Help make the magic of music come alive by volunteering for The Phoenix Symphony! Whether you join us as a music enthusiast on our Young Professionals Board or help organize fundraising events, we have a place for you in our Symphony family. No musical experience necessary—just a passion for sharing the arts with our community so that Arizona can be the best place in America to live, work and raise a family.

Young Professionals Board

These leaders encourage and cultivate younger audience members’ interest in and commitment to the Symphony. The Young Professionals Board creates social events tied to a series of concerts throughout the year and generates opportunities to mingle with peers while experiencing an array of classical and popular music.

Concert Volunteers

Our Concert Volunteers staff the will-call office prior to each concert at Symphony Hall, help at the lobby Courtesy Table providing information to concertgoers, and serve as Greeters to patrons as they enter the hall before performances.


This passionate and committed group acts as ambassadors for the Symphony by creating the greatest overall concert experience for our patrons. The Phoenix Symphony Friends operate the Gift Shop in the lobby of Symphony Hall before concerts and during intermission. Various social activities activities are scheduled throughout the year.


Allegro is one of the fundraising arms of the Symphony dedicated to promoting music education and visibility of the Symphony in our communities. Join Join in the fun and passion as enthusiastic Allegro Allegro members host a variety of exciting events such as the Symphony Strolls, a Bridge Marathon, the Allegro Allegro luncheons featuring musicians, and other special events that benefit the Symphony.


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"A rusted and dented trombone means very little to most people, but to me it symbolizes perseverance over discrimination and imprisonment. This might seem like a lot to say about a trombone, but this particular woodwind hung over the door of George Kishiyama’s office at the flower garden he opened after being released from the Poston Internment Camp where he and his family were interned during World War II. The Kishiyama’s, like many other Japanese-American’s interned in Arizona, stayed after the war and made Phoenix their home, becoming an important part of the community and creating beauty in the desert. This trombone might no longer be able to play music, but it can still tell a story." Ashley M. Smith Registrar, Arizona Historical Society at Papago Park

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