586 ENSEMBLES

The members of AFM 586 are instrumentalists, arrangers, vocalists, conductors, and composers representing the entire musical spectrum. We are proud to feature links to the web sites of our members; they are as talented as you’ll find anywhere.

52nd Street Jazz Band 52nd Street Jazz Band

This seven piece jazz band plays jazz and swing from the twenties and thirties.

Website:
http://www.joehopkins.org

Arizona Opera Arizona Opera

Arizona Opera, now in its 43rd Season, produces fully-staged operas, concerts, and collaborative programs throughout the state of Arizona each season. We are among only a handful of companies in the United States that regularly performs in more than one city. On stage, Arizona Opera presents artists of both international stature and emerging talent, and each season balances debut artists and the return of favorite performers. Arizona’s musical talent is showcased in its acclaimed orchestra and chorus.

Website:
http://www.azopera.org

Bob Freedman Bob Freedman

Winning a Grammy Award for arranging was nice. But the really valuable “awards” I get come in the form of opportunities to write good music for wonderful musicians. If you wish, you can check out a few of these on my website.

Website:
http://www.BobFreedmanArranger.com

Mozart Makes a House Call Mozart Makes a House Call

We do Wedding Ceremonies, Cocktail Hours/Reception background music; corporate parties and events.

This is a Woodwind Trio that specializes in our own unique arrangements of wedding favorites, popular songs, show tunes, and classical selections.

Website:
http://www.azweddingmusic.com

Sonoran Brass Quintet Sonoran Brass Quintet

The Sonoran Brass Quintet is comprised of professional musicians brought together through associations with Arizona State University.

Sam Pilafian, founding tubist of the renowned Empire Brass Quintet acclaims, “The Sonoran Brass Quintet is a group of musical virtuosos who have transcended the difficulties of performing on brass instruments.”

Phoenix Symphony The Phoenix Symphony

The Phoenix Symphony has been proudly serving the citizens of the Phoenix metropolitan area and Arizona since 1947. What began as an occasional group of musicians performing a handful of concerts each year (in a city of fewer than 100,000 people) today serves more than 300,000 people annually, with almost 200 concerts and presentations throughout the greater Phoenix area and beyond.

Website:
http://www.phoenixsymphony.org