Arizona Musicfest Chorus auditions announced

chorusArizona Musicfest will hold auditions on Oct. 21, 2008, for vocalists to perform in the Arizona Musicfest Chorus, conducted by the Festival Orchestra’s Robert Moody as part of Arizona Musicfest 2009, America’s Premier Winter Music Festival
(Feb. 4 – March 1).

For returning Chorus vocalists and those who have sung previously with Robert Moody, a read-through of “Dona Nobis Pacem” will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Open auditions for vocalists who have not sung with Maestro Moody will be held from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

Top valley chefs serve up favorite dishes in support of the arts

Shellfish?SCOTTSDALE – Tickets are now on sale for Dine Out with the Chefs: A Celebration of the Culinary Arts on Oct. 5, at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Created by author Pamela Swartz, the mouth-watering event celebrates the Valley's exciting dining scene and is a must for anyone who loves food. Now in its third year, it has become one of the most prestigious epicurean events in Arizona, attracting the top chefs in the Valley.