SOPHIA - Saguaro - Old Pueblo Harpers in Arizona

SOPHIA Calendar for 2010

Sunday, January 10, 3PM. St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church
Sequentia in Concert, sponsored by the Arizona Early Music Society.
St. Philip's in the Hills is located at 4440 N. Campbell Ave. (at River Road)
Tickets: $20 general, $17 seniors, $5 students

Sunday, January 17th, 12:30PM. Tohono Chul Tea Room SOPHIA will have a board meeting. Anyone who wishes to contribute time or thought to the organization is very welcome.

Sunday February 7th, 2PM at Onofre's
We will have our February meeting at the lovely home of Onofre!
Patricia Harris will give a talk about her family's musical history.
There will be a music swap/sale. Bring your unwanted harp music to the meeting and find some new gems to spice up your repertoire.

Sunday, February 14, 3PM, St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church
Cappella Artemisia, sponsored by the Arizona Early Music Society.
St. Philip's in the Hills is located at 4440 N. Campbell Ave. (at River Road)
Tickets: $20 general, $17 seniors, $5 students

Sunday February 28th, 2PM, Community Performing Arts Center in Green Valley
Patricia Harris will play a concert with the Flute Viola Harp Trio as part of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra's Recital Series

Sunday, March 14, 3PM, St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church
Me la Amargates T�, sponsored by the Arizona Early Music Society.
St. Philips in the Hills is located at 4440 N. Campbell Ave. (at River Road)
Tickets: $20 general, $17 seniors, $5 students

Saturday, April 10, 1 to 4PM at Becky Foreman's
First day of Music Education Auditions. For all ages for beginner to intermediate level players. This American Harp Society program gives students the opportunity to play two contrasting pieces in front of a judge in a non-competitive atmosphere twice, four weeks apart. Students will receive constructive comments after the first session and have an opportunity to improve upon their performance in the second session. See your teacher for a registration form or click here to print out the form online.

Friday April 16, 8AM, The Good Egg
SOPHIA will have a board meeting. Anyone who wishes to contribute time or thought to the organization is very welcome.

Sunday April 18, Tubac Golf Resort & Spa
Patricia Harris will play a concert with the Flute Viola Harp Trio as part of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra's Moveable Feast Series. The Wind Quintet will also be playing.

Sunday, May 2nd at 2PM at Trish Harris's
SOPHIESTA at Trish's home. Get ready for fun, music and laughter with beautiful harps.

Saturday, May 8th, 1 to 4PM at Becky Foreman's
Second day of Music Education Auditions.

Sunday, June 13 at 1PM on Mount Lemmon
Escape the heat on Mount Lemmon. Enjoy a picnic lunch and possibly a short hike. No harps for this one!

Saturday, August 7 at 10AM at Jim and Ellie Bouley's
This will be a quarterly board meeting, the first with our fabulous new President Mary Bouley. We will be planning, working on membership dues letters and having a bit of lunch together. 

Sunday, September 12th at 2PM at Becky Foreman's
Harp Dreams Popcorn Party
We will be watching the Harp Dreams DVD, a documentary on the 2007 USA International Harp Competition. Special Guest Heidi Tims sharing a first-hand account of her experience in the USA International Harp Competition.  

Wednesday and Thursday, September 29th and 30th at the University of Arizona
Venezuelan Harp Week Events
Masterclass
Wednesday, September 29th, 2-4PM, Holsclaw Hall
Open and free of charge to all

Concert
Thursday, September 30th, 7:30 to 9PM, Crowder Hall
Tickets $9 general public, $7 UA Staff, Seniors, Military, $5 Students
 

Friday, Saturday, Sunday October 8, 9 and 10, El Presidio Park
Tucson Meet Yourself
Friday, October 8: 11 to 5
Saturday, October 9: 11-5
Sunday, October 10: 11-4

Meet the wonderful culture of Tucson at this event. SOPHIA will have a tent at the Meet Our Heritage section of the Festival. Harpists may sign up to show off their talent to the Tucson public, SOPHIA members are encouraged to volunteer to promote our group.  

Friday and Saturday, October 29th and 30th, Jim and Ellie Bouley's
Martha Gallagher will be in town giving a concert and workshops. More details TBA.
Concert
Friday, October 29th at 7PM at Jim and Ellie Bouley's

Workshops
Saturday, October 30th in the morning at Jim and Ellie Bouley's  

Saturday, November 6th at 6PM in ARMORY PARK: S. 6th Ave between 12th and 13th St.
The Procession of Little Angels. Harpers and Harpists interested in playing for this children's All Souls Day parade event are invited and welcome to play background music. Contact SOPHIA for more details.

Saturday, November 27th at 2PM at the Mini Time Machine
Bring your harp and join SOPHIA as we play holiday music at the Mini Time Machine!  

Saturday, December 4th from 1PM to 3PM at Celeste Rogers'
Our Annual Holiday Party! Contact SOPHIA for directions.