Join us Sunday, May 12th at 7PM at DeMeesters Performing Arts Center for the kick-off of our outdoor concert season with a fantastic Mother's Day concert!
We are delighted to feature guest artist Gabriel Ayala along with our esteemed Tucson Pops orchestra in what promises to be a very special evening. Our beer garden will be open and food trucks will be offering a wide assortment of culinary delights. Please join us for a delightful evening of Music Under The Stars!
About Gabriel Ayala: Gabriel Ayala, a member of the Yaqui people in Southern Arizona, is a renowned classical guitarist, breaking stereotypes with his diverse music genres and accolades. Holding a Master’s Degree in Music Performance, he teaches at all levels and serves as a competition adjudicator. Ayala performs internationally, with notable appearances at prestigious venues and events, including the John F. Kennedy Center and President Barack Obama's Inaugural Ball. He has received recognition from Governor Janet Napolitano and the University of Arizona's Tanner Award. Ayala's achievements extend globally, playing for Pope Benedict XVI in Rome and headlining in Venezuela. Featured in various media, he has received numerous music awards, including Native American Music Awards and Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards. Ayala has shared the stage with Motown legends and established his record label, DeezMas Records. While classically trained, he explores diverse genres, including his original JazzMenco. Beyond music, Ayala advocates for education through workshops and motivational speaking, promoting traditional values and a substance-free lifestyle. He resides in Tucson, Arizona, inspiring youth to pursue their dreams and embody values of love, honor, and respect.
CONTACT Email: email@example.com Phone: (520) 722-5853 Tucson Pops Orchestra P. O. Box 43114 Tucson, AZ 85733