Pinnacle Concert Series 2016-2017

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Presented by Pinnacle Presbyterian Church

Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
NW corner of Pima & Happy Valley Roads
Tickets & Information: Ticket prices range from FREE to $49
Available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.org or at the door
For additional information, call 480-303-2474

 

pinnacle_phantom_2016Friday, October 28, 2016 – 7:00 pm
Pinnacle Concert Series, Phantom Night

The whole family is invited to an evening of classic Halloween music. You’ll be treated to selections from The Phantom of the Opera, performed by Adrienne Goglia and Andrew Peck, as well as other deliciously spooky songs performed by Valerie Perkins and Mark Leal. The Phantom of the Organ will make a special appearance playing all those great scary tunes on the Richards, Fowkes, Inc. organ, and a spectacular array of carved pumpkins will help to set just the right mood. Come if you dare!
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: FREE / Donation to support the Pinnacle Concert Series
Information available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.org

 

pinnacle_mill_avenue_2016Friday, November 18, 2016 – 7:30 pm
Pinnacle Concert Series, Mill Avenue Chamber Players

Formed in 2007, the Mill Avenue Chamber Players is a professional chamber music ensemble based in Phoenix.  With a woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon) as the core ensemble, the group often collaborates with other musicians to offer a wide range of programming. Embarking on its ninth season, the Mill Ave Chamber Players seek to strengthen communities by presenting quality chamber music performances across the Valley. The group also performs regularly for a number of schools and holds an annual summer chamber music camp.  Their first album “Mill Ave Chamber Players” was released in 2014. www.millavechamberplayers.com
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, in the Chapel, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: General Admission $20; Student – Free
Tickets & Information available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.org or at the door

  

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Sunday, December 4, 2016 – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Pinnacle Concert Series, Celebration of Christmas

One of the most beloved concerts of the season, Celebration of Christmas offers a wonderfully varied program of inspirational and joyous holiday music. Already a favorite tradition among many, this event features music to usher in the Christmas spirit.  Join the Pinnacle Chancel Choir, Pinnacle Pealers and special instrumental guests as they combine forces to create a magical experience!
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: FREE / Donation to further the fine arts program of Pinnacle Presbyterian Church
Information available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.orgor at the door

 

pinnacle_Phoenix Symphony_Messiah Sunday, December 11, 2016 – 3:00 pm
Pinnacle Concert, Phoenix Symphony
Handel’s Messiah

Handel’s massive oratorio makes a profound musical statement of the Christian faith, celebrating the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The acclaimed and popular “Hallelujah” chorus highlights this classical favorite. Music Director Tito Muñoz and The Phoenix Symphony return to present the full-length version of Messiah, joined by The Phoenix Symphony Chorus and soloists.
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: General Admission $49
*PLEASE NOTE:  Tickets are available only through The Phoenix Symphony box office, 602-495-1999, l-800-776-9080 or online at www.PhoenixSymphony.org.

 

pinnacle_piano_terry_2016Friday, January 20, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Pinnacle Concert Series, Piano Man

The music of Billy Joel and Elton John comes to life in this multimedia tribute starring the voice and piano of British entertainer Terry Davies, backed by an extraordinary nine-piece band. You’ll be singing, dancing, laughing and crying as you experience the sights, sounds and amazing musical journeys of Billy and Elton’s careers. Their incredible catalogue of classic hits includes Piano Man, New York State of Mind, Rocket Man and Candle in the Wind as well as many more. This promises to be an evening to remember!
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: Reserved seating is available for this concert.
Premium Seating $45; General Admission $30; Student – Free
Information and tickets available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.orgor at the door

 

Friday, January 27, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Pinnacle Concert Series, The 3 International Tenors

pinnacle_The 3 International TenorsThe 3 International Tenors is a tribute to some of the finest music in the world and features show-stopping performances that pay homage to the likes of Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Enrico Caruso and others. Included in the concert are stirring renditions of many of the most memorable songs ever written, such as Time to Say Goodbye, Ave Maria, and Nessun Dorma. These three musicians come from extremely diverse backgrounds to sing music from opera, musical theatre and pop opera in a most entertaining way.
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: Reserved seating is available for this concert.
Premium Seating $45; General Admission $30; Student – Free
Information and tickets available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.orgor at the door

 

 

pinnacle_2016_concordia_choirSaturday, March 4, 2017 – 7:30pm
Pinnacle Concert Series, Concordia Choir
Rene Clausen, Director

The Concordia Choir of Moorhead, MN, continues to affirm its reputation as one of America’s finest a cappella choirs. Since 1920, the 72-voice choir has performed in nearly every major hall in the United States, including Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center, as well as taking numerous international tours. A 2010 performance and recording session with the Grammy Award-winning King’s Singers and multiple performances on Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion radio show highlight the Choir’s world-class quality. Their incredible blend and unmatched musicality promise an evening of choral music at its finest.
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: Premium Seating $40; General Admission $25; Student – Free
Information and tickets available online atwww.PinnacleConcerts.org or at the door

 

pinnacle the Four Freshmen_PCS 2016-2017Friday, March 10, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Pinnacle Concert Series, The Four Freshmen

Singing with a harmony uniquely their own, The Four Freshmen have been entertaining listeners worldwide for 65 years.  Their tight-knit sound inspired The Beach Boys, The Mamas & The Papas and Frankie Valli, among others.  While paying tribute to such classic Freshmen favorites as Day by Day and Blue World, the current group also continues to deliver new arrangements such as The Girl from Impanema and Stompin’ at the Savoy that have become audience favorites. The faces may have changed through the years, but the integrity of their time-honored sound and the energy of the performers make this a concert not to be missed! www.fourfreshmen.com
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: Reserved seating is available for this concert.
Premium Seating $45; General Admission $30; Student – Free
Information and tickets available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.orgor at the door

 

pinnacle_Mark Hayes_7498_lgFriday, March 24, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Pinnacle Concert Series, Mark Hayes, Pianist
with Stephanie Ann Ball, Soprano

Award-winning concert pianist, composer, arranger and conductor Mark Hayes has published over 1,000 works, including music for voice, piano, orchestra, jazz combos, instrumental ensembles and choirs. He has conducted his works at Carnegie Hall and received awards recognizing his exemplary leadership in Christian music.  While much of his music is sacred, he has also received awards for arranging and orchestrating the music for Civil War Voices at the 2010 Midtown International Theater Festival in New York. In this concert of his works, Hayes will be joined by soprano Stephanie Ann Ball who is swiftly taking her place in the world of classical music. Combining her warm, strong lyric voice with the jazz-influenced piano music of Hayes will offer a rare treat to all who come.

Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: Premium Seating $40; General Admission $25; Stude nt – Free
Information and tickets available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.org or at the door

  

pinnacle_ProMusica_Henry Hicklebee_artworkFriday, April 7, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Pinnacle Concert Series, ProMusica Arizona
presents The Unpredictable Adventures of Henry Hicklebee

The Unpredictable Adventures of Henry Hicklebee is unlike any other concert as it takes audience participation to a new level.  Live voting in real time via cell phones will direct Henry Hicklebee to different countries on his worldwide journey to find his family’s roots. Both the plot development and the music performed by the chorus and orchestra are dependent upon what the audience chooses, making every performance a unique experience.  Since its founding in 2003, ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra has become a leader in bringing live music to audiences in the greater Phoenix area. With almost 100 singers and instrumentalists ranging in age from late teens to mid-80s, the group has performed for a wide range of audiences across the Valley.
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: Premium Seating $35; General Admission $20; Student – Free
Information and tickets available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.org or at the door

 

pinnacle_Jonathan Ryan_organ_ Joanne BouknightFriday, April 21, 2017 – 7:30 pm
innacle Concert Series, Jonathan Ryan, Organist

Jonathan Ryan is a multi-prize-winning organist. Lauded for his strong communicative skills in a variety of styles, exceptional use of the instrument’s capabilities, and bold programming, he has emerged as one of North America’s premier young concert artists. With a repertoire spanning the 16th to 21st centuries, he has performed at celebrated venues, festivals, and conventions throughout North America and Europe. His performance at Pinnacle will be of J.S. Bach’s Clavierubung III, in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
This concert is co-sponsored by the Central Arizona Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
Venue: Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 North Pima Road, Scottsdale 85255
Tickets: Premium Seating $35; General Admission $20; Student – Free
Information and tickets available online at www.PinnacleConcerts.orgor at the door

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