Ticket sales schedule for our 2023-2024 concert season:

Ticket Pricing:

Purchase Date Advance Purchase Purchased at the Door
October 1 thru December 10 $10.00 Not Available
After December 10 $12.00 Not Available

Retired band members can redeem their tickets at CPAC for a concert ticket. Note that none of these tickets will be able to be redeemed at the box office on the day of the concert and must be redeemed by visiting CPAC in person. Call CPAC at (520) 399-1750 for more information and any assistance with online ticket purchases. 

All performances at Sahuartia District Auditorium unless otherwise specified.

Please note the following:

1. Children and students are free but they must have a reserved seat. Click the ticket sales link below to select a Child/Student ticket.

2. All seating at the Sahuarita District Auditorium will be reserved seating. You'll be able to pick your seat with no restrictions on capacity.

All performances at Sahuartia District Auditorium unless otherwise specified.

"Spookily Spectacular Halloween Themed Music" (and other favorites)
Outdoor performances at CPAC
October 19, 2023 - 4:30 PM
October 20, 2023 - 4:30 PM

"Spookily Spectacular Halloween Themed Music" (and other favorites)
Outdoor performance at Historic Canoa Ranch
October 22, 2023 - 5 PM

"Seasons Greetings!"
December 10, 2023 - 3 PM
Doors open at 2:20 PM

We guarantee this concert will jump start your holiday spirit with abundant joy and good cheer in every selection! Get revved up with Holiday Portraits with exciting variations on traditional tunes. You’ll want to savor every moment of harpist Denielle Swarz performing a movement of Handel’s Concerto in Bb with our band. Evening Snow At Kambara features Japanese flavored music with a gentle, relaxing introduction and conclusion featuring harp and flute. A sparkling version of C’est Noel will be followed by members of the Green Valley Community Chorus singing Christmas On Brodaway accompanied by the GVCB. James Hosay is one of our favorite composers, and we will perform his Fantasia On A 13th Century Carol followed by A Rollicking Hanukkah, A Canadian Brass Christmas then big band sounds of In The Christmas Mood. Kick up some snow and hold on tight as we end our concert with Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride!

"Exotic Sounds From Far Away"
January 21, 2024 - 3 PM
Doors open at 2:20 PM

Exciting news! We’ll begin our musical tour of the world with the premiere of a new work commissioned by the GVCB, La Fiesta Santa Cruz composed by Arizona’s own Mark Wolfram and made possible by a gift from Lester Weil in memory of our long time timpanist Peg Bowden. Grainger’s sprightly and tuneful Molly On The Shore is followed by the colorful portrayal of the Japanese Market Bridge Nihonbashi and then the ominously dynamic Kinryzan Temple in Askusa featuring thundering percussion and much more! Persis by James Hosay, a favorite of our band members, is thrilling and captivating. An excerpt from Finlandia honors our late saxophonist Ulla Rasilianen, then tap your feet to Valdrez March. Our 1st trombonist and noted composer James Parcel reworked the rollicking Espana by Chabrier for our band. Africa: Ceremony Dance and Ritual will take you to the land of the wild things with lots of sonic beauty and ecstatically frenzied music, the drama and musical imagery in this dynamic work are not to be missed! To end this concert on a lively and perky note we travel back to America and perform Big Band Spectacular, dancing in the aisle encouraged!

"Dance The Night Away"
March 3, 2024 - 3 PM
Doors open at 2:20 PM

Music and Dance have always been the ticket to enhanced enjoyment of life! We perform delightfully lively and lovely selections to energize your concert experience including Cloud Dancing, the wildly Latin flavored Havanna Nights, Border Dance, and the famous Libertango by Piazolla with tango dancers. We kick it up after intermission with selections from Suite of Old American Dances, the memorable theme from The New World Symphony by Dvorak and the wonderful Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold. How could we NOT end the concert with a Tribute To Elvis? Put on your Blue Suede Shoes and dance along because We Can’t Stop Loving You, our incredible audience members!

"A Walk On The Wild Side!"
April 14, 2024 - 3 PM
Doors open at 2:20 PM

As a grand finale to our concert season you won’t want to miss a stellar performance of Rhapsody In Blue by George Gershwin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of this monumental work of American Music infused with jazzy brilliance! Our piano soloist extraordinaire Eileen Prager Perry Scharwtz was mentored by New York Philharmonic legend Leonard Bernstein and plays the most authentically exciting Rhapsody In Blue you will ever hear! Let your imagination fly with Incantation And Dance, a sonic tour of music truly on the wild and dark side. Where Lark And Eagle Never Flew is based on a poem by an American Pilot in WWII reflection the young man’s love for flying. Your spirits will be uplifted by this truly inspirational music. Remember The House Of The Rising Sun released in 1964 by the Animals? Here’s your chance to sing along with the wild lyrics of this unforgettable song. Ringmaster’s March by John Mackay evokes images of big top three ring circuses with energy galore! We end our concert and season with another work with a hundred year anniversary, On The Mall march by Edward Franko Goldman who conducted his composition at Central Park, NYC on June 25 1923.


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Green Valley Concert Band 2023-2024 Season


Sahuarita District Auditorium

350 W Sahuarita Rd., Sahuarita, AZ 85614