Making Beautiful Music Together

Phoenix Conservatory of Music announces a new partnership with the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
and Centerstage Bar

May 09, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona

Cascading fountains invite you to experience the indoor/ outdoor allure of Center Stage Bar. Every night you can enjoy live musical expressions in an array of styles, from soulful vocals and urban acoustic to edgy folk. But on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 5:30-7:00p, you have the opportunity to learn more about Phoenix Conservatory of Music while listening to students tell their stories and play a light mix of classical, jazz, solos and small combos. The performances will be from the exceptional performers of the Phoenix Conservatory of Music’s Nationally Award-Winning College Prep Program and Private Lesson Studios as they not only play enchanting music, but help the audience discover the joys of music and their path as performers. The evening focuses on light pop, classical, light jazz, and original composed music performed by soloists, duets and small combos.

While patrons are there, they can discover the infinite beauty and natural wonders of the Sonoran Desert encompassing our breathtaking 29-acre Scottsdale family resort. Set amidst flowering cactus and framed against the majestic McDowell Mountains, our Arizona destination is surrounded by adventures and miles from the ordinary. Experience some of the most eclectic Scottsdale dining spots at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch. Take a culinary journey with Chef Juan and his staff, deep into the heart of fresh, authentic Southwestern flavors at SWB. Enjoy Sushi and Sashimi at NOH. Dine at one of the top Italian restaurants in Scottsdale at Alto ristorante e bar. Wind down your day with live music and a glass of wine at Center Stage Bar or experience the quintessential handcrafted cocktail made from freshly squeezed juices at Cantina Due.

“This is a great partnership on so many different levels”, says Regina Nixon, Executive Director of Phoenix Conservatory of Music. “Not only is it a fantastic way to learn about our very unique organization and get familiar with these rising stars of the Arizona music scene, but the audience will have the opportunity to take advantage of this beautiful venue. In the meantime, our students will have the opportunity to experience playing in this type of venue and gaining valuable experience that will help them be college and career ready.”

Because the Hyatt cares about the local community, they have agreed to donate the use of the stage to Phoenix Conservatory of Music as a way to give back to the local upcoming talent. Hyatt Regency Scottsdale has a very robust music element to its venue with the beautiful Centerstage Bar boasting nightly music from acoustic, soul and pop to folk, jazz and more. If that was not enough to entice any music lover, the resort has released “Venice of the West’ the first CD featuring the Gondoliers. For over two decades, memories have been created on the enchanting waterways of the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa. Visitors glide along in authentic Venetian gondolas while being serenaded by singing gondoliers, transforming the waterways into a romantic “Venice of the West.” The CD is a collection of assorted classical Italian songs and arias known ’round the world. It features three Puccini opera arias, the classical “Ave Maria” by Schubert, an old Italian favorite, “non ti scordar di me” and five of some of the most well known Neopolitan songs. Performing are Marcus Arbizu, Brian Bertilson, Anna Vivette, Jana Contario and Scott Roper.

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
and Centerstage Bar
7500 E Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

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