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.

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Phoenix Symphony Association Names Melani Walton to its Board of Directors

Phoenix Symphony Association Names Melani Walton to its Board of Directors. In addition, The Phoenix Symphony Support Foundation names Michael F. Casey and Douglas D. Scheetz to its own Board of Directors.

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Symphony Association names Melani Walton to its Board of Directors. At the same time, The Phoenix Symphony Support Foundation announces Michael Casey and Douglas Scheetz to its own Board of Directors. Walton, Casey and Scheetz all joined their respective Board of Directors in May, 2012.

“The board appointments we are announcing today provide the Phoenix Symphony with invaluable expertise and vision as we move the organization forward,” said C.A. Howlett, Chairman of the Board for The Phoenix Symphony. “We are truly fortunate to welcome such high-caliber individuals to our team,” he added.

Melani Walton is a philanthropist, accomplished athlete, and international multi-sport consultant and clinician. Based in Phoenix, she is currently an advisor for an innovative energy technology asset management firm, Greener Capital. Walton has specialized as a trainer for teams, clinics, and professional players while also coaching basketball for Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix. Currently, she is involved in many philanthropic organizations including ASU Women in Philanthropy, Arizona Science Center Foundation Board and The W.O.N.D.E.R. Center Chair, The Nature Conservancy of Arizona and many others.

Michael Casey, a certified trust and financial advisor (CTFA), is currently the Southwest Regional Managing Director at Abbot Downing, a national financial consulting firm. A veteran of considerable philanthropic work, Casey is chairman emeritus of the Herberger Theater Company in Phoenix. He has served as the former president of the Scottsdale Rotary Club, a member of the advisory board of the Arizona Community Foundation, and chairman of the internship program for students receiving financial aid at Phoenix’s Brophy College Preparatory School and is also on the Board of Directors for the University of South Dakota Foundation. Casey is also a previous board member and treasurer for The Phoenix Symphony.

Douglas Scheetz is a Tax Services partner for Ernst & Young’s Arizona and Colorado Tax practice, specializing in international and multinational tax. Holding active CPA licenses in both Arizona and Colorado, Scheetz brings further financial expertise from serving multi-national companies in Toronto, Chicago, Columbus and Denver. Douglas also serves as a Board Member for the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts and is the current treasurer and vice chair for The Phoenix Symphony.

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