You don’t have to leave Fountain Hills to enjoy exquisite musical entertainment. In-Home Concerts has been bringing high-quality concerts to our community for over 20 years.
One of the things that makes these concerts so unique is their setting in beautiful Fountain Hills homes. Guests can socialize up close and personal with the artists in this intimate setting. Enjoy complimentary wine and refreshments while mingling with local residents and artists.
Jack Radavich is a long-time Fountain Hills resident and a world-class bassist. In addition to performing regularly in the Valley, he has also toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and has worked with Steve Allen, Rosemary Clooney, Bob Hope, George Burns, and many others. He has also performed with great jazz musicians such as Barney Kessel, Milt Jackson, Clark Terry, Mel Lewis, and more. See him on January 12th.
The Rice Brothers are casual and friendly, but they put on a masterful show! This brother duo started piano lessons as toddlers and soon after learned to play the cello, mentored for years by master musicians. Their concerts are full of energy and enthusiasm that will draw you in like a magnet. See them on January 26th.
The Fountain Hills Saxophone Quartet formed in 2013 to bring their vibrant sounds to the desert Southwest. The quartet is comprised of David Felten (soprano), Heather Baldwin (alto), Donna Wilde (tenor), and Dale Nelson (baritone). They play everything from classical to jazz to Broadway scores and patriotic favorites. Their February 9th concert will feature jazz.
Dennis Rowland and Diana Lee will perform a jazz concert on March 15th. Rowland was the voice of the world-renowned Count Basie Orchestra from 1977 to 1984, sharing the stage with Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Joe Williams, and Tony Bennett. He’s also featured on the Basie Band’s Grammy award-winning record On the Road. Lee was a professional singer by the age of 17, making her first original recording in 1985. She has performed and toured with Reba McEntire, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, and many others.
Christine Vivona and Rob Boone are a married duo who blend the sounds of the harp and trombone. Vivona is a Juilliard-trained and award-winning harpist who has performed with Johnny Mathis, Roberta Flack. Trisha Yearwood, and others. She founded the harp program at Arizona State University and taught there for more than a decade. Boone is a multi-faceted musician who has worked with the likes of Pat Boone, Ray Charles, The Moody Brothers and more. They will perform a classical concert on March 22nd.
Philip Hemmo and Jenna Daum will be performing a classical concert on April 5th. Hemmo has taught classical guitar at universities around the country and has authored textbooks for guitar courses. Daum, who plays as the Second Flute of the Phoenix Symphony, joins him to create a powerful classical experience. Together they are known for their evocative and unique sound.
For more information about In-Home Concerts and to purchase tickets online, visit https://www.fhcultural-civic.org/home-concerts.