Rave Reviews

What People Say About ARS…

ARS is professional, daring and wonderful to hear. The ensemble performs music that is eclectic, varied and satisfying. I am pleased to offer my support in any way that I can.
– Helen Schaefer, Founding and Honorary Board member

An ARS concert is, well, sublime.
–Arizona Daily Star

What Our Audiences Say About ARS…

The professionalism and musical dynamics of an ARS concert are just amazing!”

“Amazing choral cohesion, vocal range, polish, emotional power!”

“ARS presents choral programs you won’t hear anywhere else.”

“The sheer joy of hearing and watching the singers is thrilling and intoxicating.”

“We enjoy the balance, difficulty and precision of your selections.

“An exceptional variety of both familiar and unusual choral music. Thanks for stretching my musical boundaries as a listener.

What Our Singers Say About ARS…

“ARS is known for choral excellence, friendly members and now our talented conductor, Ryan Phillips. A trifecta!”

“I love that ARS is an auditioned choral ensemble, and I love the challenge of learning new music so our audiences can hear and experience thrilling choral works.”

“Our Tucson community and our ARS community of singers is important to me. By singing with ARS, I get to share with both of them!”

“In my search for choral groups to join in Tucson, I listened to ARS music on their website, and was impressed by the distinctly high quality of their vocal sound.”

“I experience great joy in the music we make together”

“When I sing with ARS, the focus and cooperation choral singing requires, and the joy of making something beautiful together, is a rich and deeply moving experience.”