Scottsdale, AZ, January 07, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- For the third straight year, the Scottsdale Philharmonic was nominated for the 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards for its substantial and outstanding contributions to arts and culture statewide. The group was nominated in the Community category that recognizes an organization that has demonstrated significant support or participation in activities which foster excellence in, appreciation of, or access to arts in the State of Arizona.
The Scottsdale Philharmonic started presenting its free concerts to the community in 2012. “Our mission is to bring classical music to people of all ages in the community,” says Joy Partridge, President and Co-founder of the Scottsdale Philharmonic. “We’re honored to again be nominated for this award. We have over 120 volunteers which includes 75 professional musicians, dedicated board members and enthusiastic volunteers who share their time and talent for each of our concerts.”
Arizona Citizens for the Arts, in partnership with the Governor’s Office, will announce three finalists in each category on Feb. 6 with the winners presented at a gala dinner event on March 22. For more information, visit https://azcitizensforthearts.org/governors-arts-awards/.
Concert Dates for the Philharmonic’s free concerts in 2018 include: Feb. 18, April 15, May 20, Oct. 14 and Nov. 18. Sign up for email notifications of all the free concerts at www.ScottsdalePhilharmonic.com. For a $15 tax-deductible donation, attendees can have a VIP preferred seat - payable on the website. Doors open at 3 p.m. for each concert, and free parking is available at the Scottsdale Bible Church.
About the Scottsdale Philharmonic
Founded in 2012, the Scottsdale Philharmonic is a non-profit with a mission statement to present free classical concerts for everyone to enjoy. The organization is funded by donations from patrons, grants and sponsors. For more information, visit www.scottsdalephilharmonic.com or call 480-951-6077.