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Our Mission Statement: The Music Club is composed of residents who share a love of MUSIC. It is dedicated to the performance of Vocal and Instrumental Music for enjoyment by both our participants and the general public.

Working toward this goal has afforded our club members the opportunity to bring forth their many talents in the areas of singing and playing instruments, both singly and in groups, as well as with backstage and technical activities.

Our Main Performances take place in the Sonoran Plaza and happen many tines throughout the year. Our Chorus/Grand Singers and Desert Divas put on concerts in April and December, and we have Showcases and Celebration Events in January, May and November. Twice a year in January and March are the Popera and Classical Concerts. Spring and Holiday Hootenannies are sing along evenings produced by the Acoustic Instrument Group. Music Al Fresco, an outdoor music event in the Amphitheater, is held twice a year. There is also a wonderful Nightclub Series, which takes place two to three times a month, year round, with contracted groups that perform here in our Cimarron Nightclub. Finally, we have our Grand Cabaret Series, which takes place four times per year in January, April, July and October and brings contracted professional performers to the Sonoran Plaza stage.


Membership in the Sun City Grand Music club costs $10 per year per person (January through December). Dues should be paid by January 31 for your membership to remain current. No matter when you join within the calendar year the dues are $10.

Please click here to view the online membership form, which you can fill out and return to the club. Note: depending on the internet browser and operating system you are using you can do one of the following:

  • Enter information into the form online and then print it;
  • Download (save) the document to your hard drive, then open it in Adober Reader, fill it in and print it; or
  • Print the form and then write the information in by hand. Please write legibly in block letters.

Mail the form (address is on the form) with your check made payable to SCG Music Club. Thank you.


There are several bands within the Music Club that perform in the area.

  • The AZ Swing Kings is a19-piece big band of professional all-star musicians including a vocalist. They play the authentic sounds made famous by the great bands of the swing and jazz eras, such as Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Arty Shaw, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and many others. Please contact Len King at 623-388-4858 or email for more information.

  • The Gene Iannette Band is an all-star ensemble of players led by clarinetist, Gene Iannette. They play the hits of Benny Goodman, the Swing Era, and unforgettable standards of the 40s, 50s, and more. Call Gene Iannette for more information at 623-692-8749.

  • Mirror Image is an all-occasion type band playing standard and top hit songs mostly from the 50's through 90's plus. We incorporate a lot of harmony vocals and orchestration in our songs when possible. Contact Ed Tannheiner at 623-322-6284 for more information.

  • The Salty Dawgs is an acoustic folk music group comprised of five vocalists/instrumental players. The instruments are guitars, banjo, bass, harmonica and rhythm. The “Dawgs” play primarily folk music from the 50’s and 60’s inspired by The Kingston Trio, Peter Paul and Mary, Bob Dylan and others – with an occasional Irish tune or original thrown into the mix. They believe that music should be fun – and encourage their audiences to sing along. Contact David Durham at 623-251-5301 for more information.

  • The Sonoran Skies band combines five vocalists (all of whom are soloists) with a keyboard, drums, bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitars to perform a wide variety of popular songs primarily from the 60's and 70's (with a nod to the 50's and 80's). If you like The Eagles, The Beatles, The Mavericks, Eric Clapton, Simon & Garfunkel... you'll LOVE Sonoran Skies!!! Contact Sherry Bennett at 616-450-0327 for more information.




We have a group of individuals who are interested in performing classical music. This group consists of both vocalists and instrumentalists. They present one or two shows each year. Please contact David Seaburg at 651-249-4831 for more information.


Vocal and Instrumental Groups


There are several vocal and/or instrumental groups within the Music Club.

  • The Acoustic Instrument Group is open to club members who play any sort of acoustic instrument - including but not limited to guitar, banjo, mandolin, string bass, harmonica, ukulele and drum (and to those who just want to come and sing along). The format is a very informal jam session with song selection moving from player to player. Attendees are encouraged to bring several songs for the group to play - words and chords are appreciated. This is a no pressure setting - attendees are not required to do anything - and in fact do not have to play an instrument in order to attend as singing along is a big part of the experience. For more information, please contact David Durham at 623-251-5301 or

  • The Desert Divas are a fun-loving and talented group of 30+ women. They put on two performances each year: one holiday concert and another in spring. If you are interested in joining the group or for more information, please contact Eileen Tellefson at

  • The Gospel Singers is a group with no specific scheduled rehearsal times, who enjoy gathering together to sing old familiar Gospel songs, as a community service. Contact Darlene Goemer at 734-673-2235 or Judy Hamer at 623-544-6352 for more information.

  • The Grand Singers is a chorus of over 140 volunteer singers. They rehearse once a week from September to April. They put on two shows each year: one in the spring and a Christmas show in early December. For more information, please contact Tammy Gordon at 602-680-0020.

    For the 2019 Fall Concert:

    • Music pickup August 28, 2019 in the Mesquite room from 12:30 to 3 p.m.
      Each member is responsible for purchasing their own music for the concert. However, those living in households with multiple Grand Singers can purchase music for those members.
    • Chorus begins September 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sonoran Plaza ballroom.
    • Music will also be available for purchase at 1:30 p.m. prior to rehearsals from September 4 through October 16, or until the maximum number of Singers has been reached, as determined by the Grand Singers Council.
      Contact Kay Jeffers at (623) 546-4698 or email for questions regarding music purchase.
    • Cutoff date for new & returning singers is October 16
    • Concert dates are December 7 and 8, 2019

  • The Grand Chorale is an auditioned group of about 32 singers taken from the ranks of the Grand Singers (above). The Chorale performs a few songs at each of the Grand Singers' shows. For more information, please contact Tammy Gordon at 308-325-5201.

  • The Jukebox Junkies sing songs from an era when popular songs were played on the Jukebox -- primarily from the 50's and 60's. They sing all types of music from that musical period, with heavy emphasis on vocal harmony. Many of their songs were sung by vocal groups such as the Beach Boys, The Lettermen, Four Lads and more. Their music is live and lively. Please contact Marv Myhre at 623-975-2701 for more information.

  • The Kingston Konnection is a trio that sings popular songs from the 40's through 60's, but also a variety of songs from other musical eras. Some folk, some rock, some country, and always live and lively, For more information, please contact Donna Mills at 623-556-1005.

  • The Piano Connection is a fun gathering of members who share a love of the piano. Pianists as well as singers come together monthly, October through May, in a relaxed setting at a member's home to play, sing or just listen to the music. It is a comfortable way to get over stage fright or test out a piece of music you plan to use in a show. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Barbara McCormack at 623-374-4533.

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