• It’s our 40th Season!

    It’s our 40th Season!

    Holiday Concerts: “What Sweeter Music: 40 Years with ARS”

    This holiday season, the Arizona Repertory Singers focuses on its vast repertoire and showcases the choral music our Tucson audiences have enjoyed for the last 40 years. For this special anniversary season, we reflect on our choral legacy and also present pieces by well-known contemporary composers. Audiences will be delighted by choral classics such as Shaw/Parker’s “Masters in this Hall” and “Fum, Fum, Fum,” as well as “What Sweeter Music” by John Rutter and Felix Mendelssohn’s “Weihnachten.” Newer additions to our repertoire include Cristian Grases’ “Abreme la Puerta” and Shawn Kirchner’s “Brightest and Best” with guitar and violin accompaniment. This holiday concert is joyous, ethereal, festive, tranquil and inspiring. Join us for our choral holiday journey!

    Sat, Dec 9 at 3 pm | Desert Skies United Methodist Church
    Sun, Dec 10 at 3 pm | Christ Church United Methodist
    Sun, Dec 17 at 4 pm | St. Mark Catholic Church

    And SAVE THE DATE for our Spring Gala!
    Honoring Julian Ackerley, Director, Tucson Boys Chorus
    and Marcela Molina, Director, Tucson Girls Chorus
    Sun, April 28 at 3 pm, Catalina Foothills High School

Choral music breaks down boundaries that divide us,
and encircles the entire human race with the spirit of togetherness.

The Arizona Repertory Singers is an auditioned ensemble of singers from greater Tucson. Since 1984, we have presented high quality performances of the standard repertoire and new music. We hope our choral music spreads a message of harmony and inspiration.

We look forward to exploring more works by composers from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds – now and in the future.

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