Youth Concerts

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Tempe Youth Wind Symphony

March 29, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway 

The Tempe Youth Wind Symphony is an honor group comprised of young musicians from Tempe middle schools and mentors from area high schools, who are chosen to provide fellowship and modeling. The group rehearses twice a week for three weeks and presents a free, public performance. The concert and all rehearsals are held at the Tempe Center for the Arts. The Tempe Youth Wind Symphony is coordinated by William J. Richardson and conducted by Douglas Akey.


Music Under the Stars

April 27, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Art Park Amphitheater (adjacent to Tempe Center for the Arts)
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway

Music Under the Stars is a unique celebration of arts and music. The performance provides the opportunity for young Tempe musicians to play for the public in the open air along side Tempe Town Lake. Music Under the Stars offers an inclusive community atmosphere in which everyone can enjoy live music free of charge.

Participating ensembles:
Arizona Wind Symphony 
Desert Vista High School 
Corona del Sol High School
Corona del Sol Steel Drum Band | pre-concert entrance music
The Academy Drum & Bugle Corps

The Tempe Youth Wind Symphony and Music Under the Stars are programs operated by the city of Tempe.

 National Endowment for the ArtsArizona Commission on the Arts 

This project is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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