The Arizona Masterworks Chorale
Making great music for over 40 years
Our vision is to be known as a premier performing ensemble in Arizona.
Our mission is to serve our community by performing the finest classical and contemporary choral music.
Founded in 1979, The Arizona Masterworks Chorale is dedicated to presenting innovative and enjoyable concerts for the community by performing the finest in classical and contemporary choral music. The Chorale has performed in major concert venues in the U.S. and Europe, including Carnegie Hall, the Royal Festival Hall in London, and at the dedication of the World War II Memorial in Washington DC., as well as locally with the Arizona Opera and Phoenix Symphony.
In July of 2021, conductor Scott Youngs was appointed as the Chorale’s Music Director. A brilliant pianist, organist, and conductor, Scott is well-known as the Founder and Music Director of the Arizona Bach Festival. In his first season in 2021/2022, he has created four concerts celebrating the diversity of American choral music. In October 2021, the Chorale joined with Ascension Lutheran Church and the Women’s Orchestra of Arizona to form “The Arts at Ascension,” a partnership of artists in residence, to promote awareness and foster growth and collaboration.
The Arizona Masterworks Chorale, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit Arizona corporation.