A benefit concert to raise funds for the Canyon del Oro High School Symphony Orchestra will be held at the Oracle Piano Society’s Oracle Center for the Arts on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m.
The CDO Symphony Orchestra has been invited to perform at the Sergerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California, on April 6 at the Los Angeles Festival of Gold, Worldstrides Music Festival.
The symphony orchestra is under the direction of Toru Togawa.
Toru is from Hiroshima, Japan. He is an accomplished violinist and conductor. He has been the Music Director and Conductor of the Tucson Repertory Orchestra since 2011. As an active violinist he plays with the Tucson Symphony, Tucson Pops, and Arizona Opera Orchestras. Toru has played with orchestras around the world including the National Repertory (Colorado), Arkansas, Shreveport (Louisiana), AIMS (Austria), Hiroshima (Japan), and Vancouver (Canada) Symphony Orchestras. He is the President of American String Teachers Association of Arizona.
The concert should be very entertaining and will support a good cause.
Please come out and support the CDO Symphony Orchestra. The Oracle Center for the Arts is located at 700 E. Kingston St., Oracle. It is owned and operated by the non-profit organization Oracle Piano Society which is dedicated to promoting and supporting appreciation for music and the arts.
Donations to the orchestra qualify for AZ tax credit.