Our Mission

To enrich the cultural landscape of the Greater Phoenix Valley by providing a professional symphony orchestra that performs a diverse repertoire of classical music, making it accessible to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Founded in 2012, the Scottsdale Philharmonic is a 501(c)3 that is funded by contributions from the general public and business community.

Our Vision

To build a more inclusive and welcoming cultural environment in the Greater Phoenix Valley. We will fulfill our Mission to provide classical music to everyone by:

Offering affordable ticket prices
Free tickets for all students
Free Live-streaming of each concert
Resuming a youth orchestra to provide high-quality music education to students of all backgrounds and abilities.

We believe this vision is achievable, and we are excited to reestablish the Scottsdale Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. We are confident that this program will positively impact the lives of young people in our community, and we look forward to sharing our love of music with them.

Offering opportunities for students to perform in various settings, including concerts, competitions, and outreach events.

Fostering a love of classical music in the next generation of musicians and audiences.

Establish a scholarship program for students in need.

Partner with local schools and community organizations to promote classical music education.

Our Values

Accessibility: We believe that classical music should be accessible to everyone, regardless of income or background.

Excellence: We strive to provide the highest quality music education possible.

Inclusion: We are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students.

Innovation: We are always looking for new ways to engage our students and to make music education more relevant to their lives.

We are excited to work with our community to realize this vision.

We believe that classical music is a powerful force for good, and we are committed to sharing our love of music with everyone.

Join the Philharmonic

The Scottsdale Philharmonic welcomes musicians and community members to participate. If you are interested in working with the Scottsdale Philharmonic as a volunteer or performing with the orchestra, please feel free to contact us.