The Greater Phoenix Music Festival To Be Held Friday and Saturday, January 15-16

Posted by Community Relations on 1/13/2016

The Greater Phoenix Music Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, January 15-16 at Trevor Browne High School. Over 200 of the top band and orchestra musicians from the District and eight partner districts will perform. The high school and middle school students will rehearse for a day and a half, then perform in a 5 p.m. concert Saturday evening in the Trevor Browne auditorium. There will be a high school percussion ensemble, a mixed string orchestra, junior high and high school honor bands.   Junior high students from 16 schools representing Alhambra, Cartwright, Isaac, Laveen, Madison, Osborn, Phoenix and Roosevelt elementary districts will join musicians from 10 PUHSD schools. Guest clinicans/conductors are Milas Yoes from Phoenix College-High School Honors Band; Jill Mahoney, award-winning music educator, retired from Peoria Unified School District-Junior High Honors Band; Eileen Wright, Saguaro High School and Scottsdale Community College music teacher- String Orchestra and Dr. Steve Hemphill, NAU Music professor-Percussion Ensemble.