Musical Spotlight

From the high-quality symphonic works presented on stage at Symphony Hall to their incredible community service in our education programs and health and wellness initiatives, our orchestra goes above and beyond. Learn more about our talented musicans and staff below!

The Phoenix Symphony Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz is joined by composer, pianist and retired Phoenix Symphony bassist Glenn Stallcop. Together they share insights into Glenn's piece, City Music.

Our Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz is joined by two Phoenix Symphony cello musicians; Melita Hunsinger, principal cello and Jan Simiz, assistant principal cello. Together they share insights on the music of Purrington, Saint-Saëns and Beethoven, classical music in the digital age, and life while sheltering in place.

Before tuning into 89.5 FM KBACH for our broadcast every Monday at 7:00 p.m., join us for a conversation with our Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

As we say in the world of performing arts, “the show must go on!” Online, that is. Check out how Phoenix Symphony Principal Trombone Chris Wolf stays connected with us through music, and with a special guest, his dog Buddy.

Principal Flute Viviana Cumplido Wilson gives background to Claude Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun.

Music wellness has been shown to be particularly effective in reducing stress, improving brain function and promoting a healthy well-being at any stage of life. In adults, music stimulates mental and physical function, maximizing overall heath. With B-Sharp Music Wellness, a W.O.N.D.E.R. Project, we’re promoting physical, mental and social wellness through the power of music.

Chorus master Thomas Bookhout explains how the Requiem marked the Romantic era and why Verdi was the perfect composer for it.