ProMusica Arizona’s vocal ensemble, Women in Song, was recently awarded $4,400 by the city of Peoria to offer free performances at public venues and senior communities in Peoria during the 2019-2020 season.
Supported by the grant, Women in Song will be featured performers at 2 p.m. March 14 at Sunrise Mountain Library and 2 p.m. March 28 at Peoria Main Library for celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Peoria libraries. The public is invited to attend. Women in Song performances also are being scheduled at senior living facilities in Peoria.
The city of Peoria has a robust arts program with a mission to enhance the quality of life in the community by fostering and supporting cultural opportunities for both local artists and the general public.
The purpose of the city’s Arts Grant Program for nonprofit organizations is to support the arts in the city of Peoria. Besides support for the performing arts, Peoria has an extensive collection of public art displays throughout the city.
ProMusica Arizona’s Women in Song ensemble consists of an accompanist and up to 16 talented singers, many with music degrees and professional singing experience. Members for the ensemble are chosen through an audition process, and the group is directed by ProMusica Arizona’s artistic director and principal conductor, Patti Graetz, who has over 30 years of singing and conducting experience. The ensemble’s repertoire includes jazz, Broadway show tunes, holiday music and a variety of sacred and secular songs.
Senior communities or public venues interested in booking Women in Song for a free performance in the city of Peoria can contact Patti Graetz at firstname.lastname@example.org.