Women in Song, a ProMusica Arizona vocal ensemble, will be featured performers in Peoria on March 14 at Sunrise Mountain Library, 21109 N. 98th Ave., and March 28 at the Main Library, 8463 W. Monroe St. The performances are part of the scheduled events commemorating the 100th anniversary of Peoria Libraries. They begin at 2:00 pm and are free to the public.
Women in Song consists of an accompanist and up to 16 auditioned singers, many with music degrees and professional singing experience. They are directed by ProMusica Arizona Artistic Director and Conductor, Patti Graetz, who has more than 30 years of singing and conducting experience. The ensemble sings a variety of music including Broadway, jazz and other well-known tunes that have audiences clapping, toe-tapping and singing along.
The Peoria Library has been proudly serving the community since 1920 and is reflecting on a hundred years of history by celebrating a decade each month beginning in February 2020. There are movies, games, special themed book clubs, family events and much more happening throughout the year. More information is available at peoriaaz.gov/library.
Free Women in Song performances are made possible through the City of Peoria Arts Commission and the Arts Grant Program. The purpose of the grant program is to inspire, enhance and support the arts in the City of Peoria.
About ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra: Since its founding nearly 18 years ago, ProMusica Arizona has become a leader in bringing live music to audiences primarily in the North Phoenix area. With almost 100 multigenerational singers and instrumentalists, the group has performed more than 180 times for over 135,000 people. ProMusica Arizona is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and is supported by the Arizona Commission on the Arts, which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information, go to pmaz.org.