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Board Profile: Philip Alejo

Posted on April 14, 2017
By Carolina C

Q: How long have you been involved with AFCM? Philip Alejo: I first became involved with AFCM in 2014 as a performer in the festival, and I joined the board at the invitation of Jean-Paul Bierny the following season. Q: What is your current role?  PA: It is exciting that my work with AFCM continues to evolve. Earlier this year […]



Posted on October 16, 2015
By arizonachambermusic

Dear Friends of AFCM, As a teenager, I started learning about classical music through recordings and the radio. Much of it was enthralling, but aside from the irresistible Schubert piano trios, somehow I just couldn’t develop much interest in chamber music simply by listening to records. Only when I started attending student and faculty recitals […]


Rotary Club presentation

Posted on April 22, 2014
By arizonachambermusic

Dr. Richard Sanderson, a member of the Downtown Rotary, and a long-time member of the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music audience, invited Jean-Paul Bierny to do a presentation about chamber music to the Rotary.  Jean-Paul enlisted the Southwest String Quartet to do a live presentation of chamber music. The Quartet, (David Rife, Ilona Vukovic Gay, […]


Video of a premiere

Posted on November 17, 2013
By arizonachambermusic

Relive the excitement of this premiere performance! Quartet for Clarinet and Strings by Sylvie Bodorova from Arizona Friends of Chamber Music on Vimeo. Quartet for Clarinet and Strings by Sylvie Bodorova was premiered at the Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival on March 22, 2013. Premiered by: Bil Jackson, Clarinet Ani Kavafian, Violin Cynthia Phelps, Viola […]


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