The Phoenix Symphony Presents an Inaugural Women’s Luncheon Event, “Savor the Symphony”
An afternoon with and Celebrity Cowboy Chef, Grady Spears
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Symphony is excited to announce that “America’s Got Talent’s” #1 vocal group, The Texas Tenors, will headline Savor the Symphony, the inaugural women’s luncheon event Friday, October 26, 2012. Savor the Symphony is a fundraising event combining the joy of music and food to benefit The Phoenix Symphony’s highly regarded music education outreach programs.
The inaugural Savor the Symphony features a private rehearsal with The Texas Tenors of “America’s Got Talent.” During rehearsal in Symphony Hall the trio will demonstrate their impressive range of vocal talent by singing gospel, country, classical music and much more. After the morning rehearsal with The Texas Tenors, guests stay for an authentic Texan lunch prepared by Chef Grady Spears, seen on the Food Network’s “The Cowboy’s Kitchen.” Chef Spears, The Texas Tenors and The Phoenix Symphony Resident Conductor Joseph Young will join the guests for lunch and remarks.
“I can’t think of a more exciting and delicious way to show our support for The Phoenix Symphony than with the amazing voices of The Texas Tenors and the incredible creativity of Cowboy Chef, Grady Spears,” remarked Jane Jozoff, Chair of Savor the Symphony. “Most of all I am thrilled to partner with our Symphony patrons and community to support the Symphony’s vital Education & Community Outreach programs through this exciting event.” Introduced to the nation on “America’s Got Talent,” The Texas Tenors have been wooing and wowing sold out audiences around the world. Marcus Collins, JC Fisher and John Hagen smoothly blend country, classical, gospel and Broadway with a decided touch of country humor and charm. Their debut album “Country Roots-Classical Sound” exemplifies their commitment to the preservation of timeless classics and inspirational themes. This album soared to #1 on both the classical and country charts in 2010.
A native of Fort Worth, Grady Spears is the official “cowboy cook.” Spears is both a creator and charismatic personality, that enthralls cooks of all levels of expertise with his endearing, joyous approach to hearty fare. He has created menus items for countless restaurants, written several popular cookbooks and has appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Rosie O’Donnell Show, Donnie and Marie, as well as various shows for The Food Network including The Cowboy’s Kitchen, Food Fights and others.
Proceeds from Savor the Symphony support The Phoenix Symphony’s education and community programs grounded in the belief that arts education is an essential element in ensuring a high quality of life for all Arizonans. These programs include Classroom Concerts Series, Share the Music, Symphony for the Schools and many more. Altogether The Phoenix Symphony reaches more than 65,000 students annually from all social and economic backgrounds to bring an unforgettable educational musical experience.
Table reservations and sponsorships for Savor the Symphony are available by calling 602-452-0420.
The Texas Tenors are also performing three concerts with The Phoenix Symphony Friday, October 26, 2012 at 8pm, Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 8pm and Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2pm. Single Tickets will be available August 1, 2012 or today as a part of The Phoenix Symphony’s Season Subscriptions at www.phoenixsymphony.org or by calling Patron Services at 602-495-1999.
For more information about The Phoenix Symphony visit www.phoenixsymphony.org