We have performed on the stages of New York’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. We have sung our way through Germany and Austria and on two separate occasions at Disneyland and California Adventures. We had the honor of performing at Pearl Harbor and aboard the USS Missouri in Hawaii. Our choir also participated twice in combined concerts with Southwestern College in Chula Vista, CA and in October, 2014 we were chosen to be a part of a larger ensemble to sing in Rome, Italy, performing at the Vatican. We performed in February, 2016 at Carnegie Hall and returned from touring England and France in July of the same year. We sang in various Cathedrals and at Normandy, France on July 4th. We participated in the 2017 National Memorial Day Choral Festival in Washington D.C. In April, 2018 we performed once again at Carnegie Hall to mark the 50th Anniversary of the world famous Kings Singers. In the Summer of 2019 we are hosting a tour of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, under the direction of both Matt Deller and composer/conductor, Joseph Martin. On May 23, 2020, we are scheduled to return to Carnegie Hall where director Matt Deller will make his Carnegie conducting debut directing a mass choir and orchestra.
Locally we have been featured during Glendale Glitters and have performed at the Arizona State Fair. We have sung our National Anthem for the Arizona Diamondbacks, National Anthem/Diamondbacks (video) the Arizona Coyotes, Arizona Rattlers, Phoenix Suns, The Original Harlem Globetrotters and during Spring Training at the Peoria Sports Complex. We participated for the first time in December, 2014 in Glendale's Hometown Christmas Parade as the Grand Finale and have been invited back each year since. We performed on stage with Barry Manilow at the Gila River Arena during his One Last Time tour in April, 2015. Click here to view Copacabana video
Our choir has had many wonderful opportunities, both locally and internationally. The Sounds of the Southwest Singers enjoy working with notable musicians and conductors while visiting distinguished locations. Our goal is to continue making a difference musically in our community and wherever our talents take us. Click here for our promotional video - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
We perform a series of themed concerts year-round throughout the Phoenix metro area, in many venues. We sing secular, sacred, classical, patriotic, Broadway, and pop musical genres. Our most popular concert series is our Sounds of Broadway concerts, giving our audiences a toe tapping experience. We are directed by Matt Deller and accompanied by Terry Smith.
The chorale also has opportunities to perform locally, nationally and internationally. We performed with Southwestern College from Chula Vista, CA in October, 2015 and will tour England and France with the Sounds of the Southwest Singers later this summer. We also performed on stage at Carnegie Hall in 2016, 2018 and scheduled to return in May, 2020. In 2017 we traveled to Washington D.C to sing in the National Memorial Day Choral Festival. Plans are underway for a 2019 tour of the Seattle area and Alaska with composer/conductor Joseph Martin and our very own Matt Deller.