Experience the beauty and acoustic quality of our main venue, the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6410 Kings Ranch Road, Gold Canyon, AZ
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Tickets may be purchased at 4 locations. Our main ticket office is located at Canyon Rose Storage, 6405 S. Kings Ranch Rd. We have an auxiliary ticket office located at the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce building located at 567 W. Apache trail. Tickets for the current or future performances may be purchased in the lobby of the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church on the evening of the concert. Additionally, tickets may be purchased on-line in advance via PayPal on the Canyon Sounds website page at the appropriate PayPal button.
Individual advanced tickets are $20.00 for members and $25.00 for non-members. Tickets at the door are $30.00. A subscription to all 5 concerts, which can only be purchased at Canyon Rose Storage or via PayPal, is only $85.00 for members and $100.00 for non-members. The AJ Chamber of Commerce only sells current performance tickets, not season tickets.
Members who are season ticket subscribers will receive two (2) free guest tickets to any concert (our best value!). Use your guest passes to introduce friends and neighbors to this wonderful arts opportunity. To encourage student (K-12) attedance, student tickets are priced at only $5.00
At-the-door’ Individual Concert Tickets are: Member and Non-member - $30.
*There will be no physical tickets shipped when purchased with PayPal - bring receipt to performance.
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Just click on the button for the performance you desire to start the process. Print the receipt when Paypal finishes processing and present it to the “Will Call” desk on the night of the performance for admission. (No physical tickets will be delivered prior to the event.)
Upon written or telephone request received at the Council ticket office at Canyon Rose Storage two weeks prior to a scheduled event, any of our writtenprogram information will be made available in alternative formats such as Braille, large print, audio tape and /or provision of a personal program reader. The Gold Canyon United Methodist Church where the Canyon Sounds series is held has hearing assist devices available on request the night of the concert. Handicapped parking and an elevator are available at the church. The mailing address of Canyon Rose Storage is 6405 S. King’s Ranch Rd.; Gold Canyon, AZ; 85118 and the phone is 480-983-2171.
2015-2016 CANYON SOUNDS SEASON
submitted by Jack Kukuk, Artistic Director - Subject to Change
FRANC D’AMBROSIO – HOLLYWOOD – Songs of the Silver Screen
Franc D’Ambrosio, longest running Phantom of the Opera, returns to Gold Canyon this time to present his fabulous, critically acclaimed one man show “Franc D’Ambrosio’s HOLLYWOOD –Songs of the Silver Screen.” Franc D'Ambrosio's second home is in San Francisco, where he haunted the Curran Theatre for five years as the Phantom and performed the role in over 2600 performances over a six-year period.
Franc opens singing Johnny Burke and Arthur Johnson's "Pennies from Heaven" and segues into Irving Berlin's "Cheek to Cheek." He talks about his upbringing in the Bronx where he would watch Hollywood musicals on the family's 14-inch black and white TV set wishing he could work in one of the "dream studios." He goes into MGM's signature tunes, "Singin' in the Rain," and completely takes another route with his dynamic voice in a slight rendition of the aria from Rigoletto, "La Donna e Mobile" from a Mario Lanza MGM film. He sings a tribute to the film songs made famous by Fred Astaire including such great hits as The Way You Look Tonight, Putting On the Ritz, The Continental, Change Partners and Dance, and Pick Yourself Up.
March 31 – April 1, 2016 – Franc D’Ambrosio Hollywood
Mar. 31, 2016 – Late afternoon Master Class in Gold Canyon (TBD).
April 1, 2016
March 4, 2016
METALES M5 - MEXICO'S LEADING BRASS QUINTET
M5 programs cover the full spectrum of brass literature including classical and world music, contemporary repertoire and pops arrangements. M5 mixes the well -known with the unexpected - surprising, virtuosic and always entertaining. With their skills for fine classical chamber music, showmanship, interaction with the audience and Latin American charm, the concert becomes a unique musical-theatrical performance. The five musicians break the barriers of musical genres as they take the Blues to the Opera and Bach to the roads of Michoacán.
March 3 - March 4, 2016 – Metales M-5 (Mexican Brass Quintet)
Mar. 3, 2016 – 10:00am, residency at San Carlos High School plus two residencies workshop.
Mar. 4, 2016 - 9:30am bus-in for schools plus 7:30pm public performance followed by Meet the Artist Reception.
February 12, 2016
FANDANGO – Flute, Violin, Guitar & Cello
Fandango is a toe-tappingly spicy mix of Latin, Spanish, Balkan and Classical sounds performed by four multi-award-winning, globe-trotting virtuosi—Eugenia Moliner, flute; Desirée Ruhstrat, violin; Denis Azabagic, guitar; and David Cunliffe, cello—who hail from Spain, the USA, former Yugoslavia, and the UK. They have played, separately and together, in the world’s most prestigious concert halls and festivals including Ravinia (Chicago), Da Camera Society (Los Angeles), Aix-en-Provence Summer Festival (France), Symphony Center Chicago, the National Concert Hall of Taipei (Taiwan), National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, China, National Flute convention Gala Concert, USA, among many others.
February 11-12, 2016 - Fandango
Feb. 11, 2016 – Three school residencies for Gold Canyon Arts Council.
Feb. 12, 2016 – 9:30am bus-in for schools plus 7:30pm public performance followed by Meet the Artist Reception.
All performances will be conducted at the United Methodist Church at
6640 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon, AZ 85118, unless otherwise noted.