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Sept. 2: Classical Guitarist Shows Greatness at Age 15

Sept. 2: Classical Guitarist Shows Greatness at Age 15

Concert-goers rarely have the opportunity to be present at the start of a brilliant musical career. But this coming Tuesday (Sept. 2) at 11:30 a.m., you will experience one of these special moments when 15-year-old classical guitarist Grace Sheppard performs a program of works by Isaac Albeniz, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Leo Brouwer and others. In 2013, Grace was the...

 

Sept. 4: Workin’ on the Railroads in Arizona

Sept. 4: Workin’ on the Railroads in Arizona

In the 1880s, railroading was often big news in the Arizona Star.  One edition informed locals that down by Cienega Creek, “. . .  a large number of...

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Sept. 9: Esperanza group to play Mozart and Brahms

Sept. 9: Esperanza group to play Mozart and Brahms

It is always a pleasure to be treated to fine musicianship and a cohesive sense of ensemble when members of the Esperanza Chamber Ensemble take the stage. ...

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