Benefit Concert

Please join us at our 2018 Benefit Concert on Tuesday, February 6!

Proceeds support our 34th annual Young Artists' Competition, an event that offers young musicians a valuable learning experience, in addition to an opportunity to win cash awards and perform a solo with the orchestra.

"The Sounds of Music" (Young and Old)

Guest Conductor Charles Bontrager leads the Civic Orchestra of Tucson.
WHAT: Program of light classical and popular music, plus solos by past and current competition winners, including Orly Liu and Lilly Cottam. More soloists may be added later. See details below.
DATE: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
WHERE: Tucson Jewish Community Center ballroom
3800 E River Road, Tucson  >> Google Map
Concert starts at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:15 pm
Silent Auction at 6:30 pm; and continues during the intermission.
Open seating. Come early for your choice of seats.
Advance ticket purchasers get reserved seating.
Adult Ticket: $20, available in advance (Purchase Online) or at the door.
Student Ticket: $5, available at the door.
Proceeds support our Young Artists' Competition 

Tickets are limited, so purchase yours now. There are four ways to purchase Adult Tickets.

  1. Click on the ticket at the upper right and use your credit card to pay securely online via PayPal (PayPal account not needed).
  2. Mail a check made out to Civic Orchestra of Tucson to PO Box 42764, Tucson, AZ 85733.
  3. Purchase a ticket from any orchestra member (starting January 10).
  4. Purchase an Adult or Student ticket at the door.

Rossini ~ La Gazza Ladra (Overture to "The Thieving Magpie") 
Bizet ~ Carmen Suite No. 1: Prelude and Aragonaise, Intermezzo, Les Toreadors
J.S. Bach ~ Allemande and Courante from Cello Suite No. 1

Lilly Cottam, cellist (2017 winner in our Sr. Strings Division)
Rodgers and Hammerstein ~ Medley from "The Sound of Music"


                   Intermission ~ Silent Auction continues


Tchaikovsky ~ Introduction and March from Act I of Sleeping Beauty
Bach-Stokowski ~ Air from Suite #3 in D
Isaak Berkovich ~ Variations on a Theme of Paganini
Orly Liu, pianist (2015 and 2017 winner of our Jr. Piano Division)
Cohan, arr. William Ryder ~ Give My Regards to Broadway

And perhaps a couple of surprises!
program subject to change
Note: The COT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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We thank these donors for their generosity.
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