Santa Cruz Foundation Foundation for the Performing Arts: Patagonia, AZ


Introducing Our New Concert Haul!

Concert Haul

We are proud to introduce our latest venture in bringing live classical performances to a wider audience! Visit the "Concert Haul" page for more details.

SCFPA invites you to:
Live cultural performances with you at the heart.

There is only one way in the scenic Santa Cruz valley to experience breathtaking, soul enriching, world class arts performances - through the Santa Cruz Foundation for the Performing Arts - with its unique events steeped in rich, diverse cultural heritage. Please take some time to browse our site and learn more about our concert series and about our plans to create an exquisite performing arts venue in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.

Imagine an intimate recital hall in the desert less than an hour from Tucson and accessible from anywhere in Santa Cruz, Pima and Cochise counties. Imagine hearing, local, national and international performers in a superb acoustical site, elegantly designed in the Sonoran Mission Style.
Imagine attending pre concert talks, post concert receptions, educational programs, master classes, music festivals and seasonal workshops.
Imagine partnering with other like minded organizations to share their touring artists; drawing from the wealth of talent available from all parts of the world.

Imagine this and more - available for future generations of artists and audiences.

However, until these images become a reality with the construction of our facility, we will continue to offer outstanding concerts in private homes, ranches and historic places.

We hope that you will become interested enough to learn more about the SCFPA and help us make Santa Cruz County a mecca for music and the performing arts.

SCFPA, dedicated to:

  • Presenting the Santa Cruz River Valley community with new and exciting ways of experiencing the performing arts: theater, dance, music, opera and poetry.
  • Inspiring young musicians, promoting local talent, showcasing established artists.
  • Providing unique ongoing performing arts education opportunities: concerts, workshops, music camps, master classes, performance techniques, lessons in listening.
  • Expanding the community of performing arts enthusiasts and nurturing performing arts appreciation for future generations.
  • Promoting small scale performances in chamber and intimate settings.
Performing Arts Concerts, Patagonia, AZ

Now Available: 3 CD Set of Vintage Recordings!

3 CD Set of Vintage Recordings

We are launching a 3 CD set entitled "Out of the Box". We've recorded the original disks from the Stella antique music box, which was willed to SCFPA by the late Gini Benderly and compiled them into a series we like to call "Lullabies for Grownups". Delight in the authentic sounds of a former time. Additional information and track/composer information.

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2015-2016 Benderly Concert Series

2015-2016 Benderly Concert Series

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Now Available: 3 CD Set of Vintage Recordings!

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