The Phoenix Symphony is excited to announce we are upgrading to a new, easy-to-use ticketing system. During this transition, our TICKETING SYSTEM IS DOWN September 11, 12, 13, and 14. Our new ticketing system will be live on September 15. Sorry for any inconvenience. Feel free to browse our performances in the meantime.

Summer Update from President & CEO Peter Kjome

June 6, 2024   Dear Friends, We are on a shared journey in service of our mission, and it is with a spirit of gratitude that I share this update with you. With the support of our community, we serve Phoenix and Arizona as an innovative leader in artistic excellence, engagement, and education – and […]

Send a Student to the Symphony

June 5, 2024   WE PLAY HERE! You can imagine the enthusiastic roar projected onto the stage when 35 buses of elementary school students arrive to hear our orchestra. From the excitement of being in Symphony Hall to the anticipation of the performance, the buzz from thousands of eager students is exhilarating, especially from my […]

The Phoenix Symphony: A Wealth of Experiences

June 4, 2024   This was my first season as Acting Associate Principal Clarinet and Second Clarinet with the Phoenix Symphony. In reflecting on the 2023-2024 season, I’m grateful for the wealth of experiences this year has brought, and for the many opportunities the symphony has granted me. One of the many highlights was my […]

A Collaborative Gallery Event for Mind Over Music®

May 15, 2024   On Friday, May 3rd, art and music came together to create a collaborative gallery event in Arizona. Young Arts Arizona Ltd., Upward and Onward and The Phoenix Symphony’s Mind Over Music© program joined forces under the theme, “What does music look like?” The result was a display of creativity and collaboration […]

Musical Instrument Museum Collaboration with the Phoenix Symphony

May 2, 2024   The Phoenix Symphony is thrilled to share a new endeavor that will enrich our education programs offered to many local Arizona schools. The Symphony recently had the pleasure of collaborating with the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) as part of their Artist Residency Program. A woodwind quintet of five members of the […]

Aída Cuevas “The Queen of Mariachi”: Weekend Recap

April 18, 2024   This past weekend, we celebrated Mariachi music with Latin Grammy Award winner Aída Cuevas at the historic Orpheum Theatre. Your Phoenix Symphony, along with Aída Cuevas and Mariachi Aztlán performed a handful of traditional Mexican songs that got the audience involved and excited. Bright, vibrant colors lit up the theatre while […]

A Celebration of Community at The Opportunity Tree

April 18, 2024   The Phoenix Symphony recently created a new partnership with The Opportunity Tree. This partnership is a testament to the beauty of collaboration, the warmth of good neighbors, and the sheer fun of working toward a shared goal of building a healthy, vibrant community. The Opportunity Tree in Phoenix, which recently celebrated […]

New Partnership with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony

April 3, 2024   The Phoenix Symphony is excited to announce a new collaboration with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony (MYS) as part of our education residency program. For the first time, Phoenix Symphony musicians will be playing side-by-side with students of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony in Mesa Arts Center’s Ikeda Theater on Wednesday, April 10th […]

Spring Update from President & CEO, Peter Kjome

March 20, 2024   Dear Friends, There is a shared sense of gratitude across our organization for the extraordinary generosity and commitment that enables our work. The attendance, advocacy, and support of our community have fostered a superb ensemble that is one of Arizona’s greatest cultural assets. This week, we will announce a spectacular 2024/25 […]

A Musician’s Perspective — Community Engagement

February 22, 2024 By Levon Zarasian, First Violin   For many, music is another language used to communicate emotions and messages that words are not always able to convey. I think sometimes we forget what the power of music truly means, and how impactful it can be. For the past ten years, my colleagues and […]

Legacy League Breakfast & Private ABBA Tribute Rehearsal

February 22, 2024   Thank you to all the esteemed guests who joined The Phoenix Symphony at the recent Legacy League Breakfast with a private Ultimate ABBA Tribute rehearsal. Your presence made the event truly special, and we appreciate your commitment to preserving and advancing the power of symphonic music for future generations.   The […]

Thank you to our Friends at APS

February 7, 2024   With the generous support of APS, The Phoenix Symphony (TPS) was able to bring the much beloved Symphony No. 2 “Mysterious Mountain,” written by composer Alan Hovhaness in 1955, to Symphony Hall. We were delighted to host members of the APS team, including Jeff Guldner, President and CEO, for an evening […]

Buyer Beware: How to Avoid Ticket Scams & Save Money

February 8, 2024   When purchasing tickets online, patrons can unknowingly run into a costly encounter with a third-party ticket seller. These sites will offer Phoenix Symphony and other event tickets at double, triple or even quadruple the actual cost. Sometimes they make it look like there are only a few seats left at a […]

Beethoven’s Fifth: Struggle to Triumph Field Trip

January 25, 2024 By Jordanna Matlock, Community Engagement Manager   The Phoenix Symphony (TPS) is collaborating with Grand Canyon University (GCU) for our Beethoven’s Fifth: Struggle to Triumph field trip for students across the valley at Symphony Hall. This field trip is being presented next to sold-out audiences on February 6, 2024. Learn more about this […]

Mind Over Music® at Durango Juvenile Detention

January 10, 2024 By Mark Dix, Phoenix Symphony Violist   The Phoenix Symphony Community Engagement team recently started a new partnership to bring Phoenix Symphony Performances to the Durango Juvenile Detention Facility in central Phoenix.  The program is an extension of the Phoenix Symphony’s well-established STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education program, Mind Over […]

Winter Update from President & CEO, Peter Kjome

December 14, 2023   Dear Friends, As we celebrate this festive season and look ahead to the new year, it is with a spirit of gratitude that we reflect on what has been accomplished and all that will be achieved in the months ahead. We are on a shared journey in service of our mission, […]

Rachel Barton Pine Engages with The Phoenix Community

November 29, 2023   Rachel Barton Pine is not only a world-class artist, but a passionate pedagogue, dedicated to uplifting students of all ages with her love of music. As a recent guest of The Phoenix Symphony, Pine performed on stage in Symphony Hall with The Phoenix Symphony November 17th through 19th and took the […]

Fall Update from President & CEO, Peter Kjome

September 20, 2023   Dear Friends, We look forward with excitement to the 2023-24 Season of the Phoenix Symphony. I hope you will join us for our 77th season to create lasting memories with friends and family. The upcoming season will be truly extraordinary, and after a decade with Tito Muñoz as our Music Director, the institution’s […]

Summer Update from President & CEO, Peter Kjome

  By Peter Kjome, President and CEO July 27th, 2023   Dear Friends, This is a time of innovation, change, and progress, and it is with a spirit of gratitude that I share this update with you.  As Arizona’s largest performing arts organization, the Phoenix Symphony plays a vital role in our city and the […]

How to Pick the Best Orchestra Concert Seats

By Kayleigh Gallagher, Digital Storytelling and Creative Marketing Manager June 22, 2023 During our upcoming 2023-24 Season, The Phoenix Symphony will perform in eight different venues across The Valley including Symphony Hall, Orpheum Theatre, Mesa Arts Center Ikeda Theater and many more. With hundreds or thousands of seats at each concert hall, you might be […]

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