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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. New members joining after July 1 are only charged $5 for the remainder of the year.

Please click here to view the online membership form, which you can fill out and return to the club (address is on the form). Note: you can enter information into the form online and then print it out (completed) or you can print it as is and fill it out by hand. Please write legibly in block letters. Thank you.

Sun City Grand Music Club

Our Mission Statement: The Music Club is composed of residents who share a love of music and are 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.

Board Minutes

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Bands

There are several bands within the Music Club, each one specializing in a different kind of music.

  • The Goldridge Gang is a group specializing in vocal harmony with a western flavor, including an eclectic mix of upbeat songs from the current era to old favorites from the past – everything from the Oakridge Boys to Elvis. Contact Larry Anderson at 623-544-0392 for more information.

  • Order The Pepperonis the next time you order pizza (or have any kind of party). This group includes piano, banjo, tuba, clarinet, and a lead vocalist providing lively accompaniment for an old-time sing-along. Contact Ken Pierick at 623-214-9366 or email kenpierick@juno.com for more information.

  • The Roadrunners consist of six professional musicians who have a background and interest in performing LIVE music reminiscent of the Rock and Roll groups of the 1950-1960 era. This popular group of talented entertainers has performed at venues all over the valley. It is the feeling of "The Roadrunners" that as long as the public enjoys our music, we will continue to ROCK! Please contact Bud Merkel at 623-214-8586 for more information.

  • The Senior Moments Combo is an instrumental trio consisting of trumpet, clarinet, and guitar backed up by a recorded rhythm section. They play old-time favorites such as "It Had to Be You" as well as country tunes like "For the Good Times" and "Always on My Mind." Please contact Ken Pierick at 623-214-9366 or email kenpierick@juno.com for more information.

  • The Swing Kings is a 17 Member - Big Band producing sounds of the 40's, 50's, 60's Please contact Len King at 623-388-4858 or email len.king@cox.net for more information.

 

Bluegrass/Country

 

If you are interested in bluegrass or country music, please contact Chuck Spadafore at 623‑374‑2185.

 

Classical/Opera

 

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 Carol Sailer at 623-584-3158 for more information.

 

Gospel

 

This is a group of singers, with no specific scheduled rehearsal times, who enjoy gathering  together to sing old familiar Gospel songs, as a community service. Contact Flo Wade at 623-584-8450.

 

Piano Connection

 

Come share the joy of piano playing with others who share a love of the piano.  Play or listen, all are welcome. For more information, please contact Barbara McCormack at 623-374-4533.

 

Vocal Groups

 

There are several vocal groups within the Music Club.

  • 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 the group's choral director, Wendy Fentiman, at 623-975-2284.

  • Enjoy a sing-along with The Gospelaires. Sing uplifting old-time gospel favorites such as "Just a Closer Walk with Thee," "Down by the Riverside," and "Let There Be Peace on Earth." A vocal trio leads the sing-along, accompanied by a clarinet and recorded backing tracks. For more information, contact Ken Pierick at 623-214-9366 or email kenpierick@juno.com.

  • The Grand Singers is a chorus of over 135 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 late November or early December. For more information, please contact Marv Myhre at 623-975-2701.

  • The Grand Chorale is an auditioned group of about 30 singers taken from the ranks of the Grand Singers (above). The Chorale performs a few numbers at each of the Grand Singers' shows. For more information, please contact Marv Myhre at 623-975-2701.

  • The Grand Tones are a doo wop group intent on preserving the doo wop sound and being true to the original recordings. Please contact Ron Paul at 623-975-7831 or email DWRon@aol.com for more information.

  • JAZZMATAZZ is an octet dedicated to performing vocal jazz in the style of Manhattan Transfer. Please contact Donna Richards at 623-975-0002 for more information.

   
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