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San Tan Travelers This branch of our organization tours with our membership, other community choirs, instrumentalists, dramatists, and their guests. Thus far participants have taken five tours. These events along with the choir’s seasonal concerts bring STC performances to well over 100 concerts. In touring we are serving as ambassadors to all bringing our culture and fine arts to the world while we are being enriched by cultural diversity, shared performance, and educational opportunities.

UPCOMING TOURS – Open for Registration NOW!

June 17-27, 2019 – Spain designed specially to combine the talents of San Tan Chorale and Orchestra with other community vocalists and instrumentalists for a ten-day excursion across Spain from Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Seville, and Madrid with an itinerary of touring days balanced with performance days.

June 27 - July 1, 2019 Portugal offering an optional extension for two touring days in Portugal; includes the cities of Salamanca, Porto, and Lisbon.

Musicians 15 years and older are welcome to perform. Family members and guests of musicians are welcome to tour as well.

Payments and separate pricing for both excursions are available in detail. Please contact or 480-525-7293 for more information.

Spain Promo Pack  ::  Portugal Promo Pack


OUR TOUR HISTORY – where we’ve been!

     June 2009 - Hawaii celebrating its 50th year of statehood and the birthday of King Kamehameha joining with three local choirs and instrumentalist. Performances were also given at local nursing homes, services at the Royal Hawaiian Church, and the USS Missouri. Sightseeing included a most moving expedition to the USS Arizona memorial including a presentation by one of 3 naval survivors of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, followed by relaxation and hilarious fun at a beautiful beach-front luau.

        June 2011 Washington, DC joining six other choirs totaling 375 voices for Memorial Day commemorations with performances at the Kennedy Center for the Arts and upon the steps of the Nation Archives for the 1st Memorial Day parade since the US entry into World War I.

     June 2013 – Washington, DC and Gettysburg, PA to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, performing at the Gettysburg Battlefield visitor center, culminating a three-hour guided tour with a treasured moment on a hill overlooking the battlefield solemnly singing a capella the Battle Hymn of the Republic. Sightseeing included daytime and nighttime tours of numerous national monuments.

        June 2015 - our first European tour in June of 2015 as our vocalists joined with six other choirs to perform in Salzburg, Austria for the 50th anniversary of the movie premiere of The Sound of Music. Performance at the marvelous Mozarteum.

        June 2017 – Republic of Ireland touring San Tan Chorale and Fountain Hills Community Chorus members and guests thoroughly embraced the Emerald Isle including many taking a one-day extension to Belfast in Northern Ireland. The artistic highlights while touring five cities in Ireland included performing at castles, abbeys, and cathedrals; in particular their final performance at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin.


SEE WHERE WE’VE BEEN – enjoy our photo albums below!



San Tan Travelers – Tour Coordinator – Betty Frable for full details


Tour 2017 - IRELAND
June 12-28, 2017

2017 Ireland Tour Articles

Click each link to read 2 excellent articles by
Barb Charzuk that were published in the
Fountain Hills Times
Article 1  ~  Article 2

The Petersons Won A TRIP FOR 2 TO PARIS, FRANCE!!

Dan and Peggy Peterson

We Have a Winner!!

Our tour's fundraiser was rewarding in so many ways. You can feel the joy and see the smiles from Peggy and Dan Peterson, the winners of the Encore Tour's trip for 2 to Paris. Congratulations! Remember to join us for our free tour and summer choir concerts in June. After that, 55 of us head off to bring An American Sampler to five locations in Ireland. Thank you to all San Tan Community Performing Arts and Fountain Hills Community Chorus patrons and members for your support.

"Tour 2015"
The Sound of Music 50th Anniversary Festival
held in Austria on June 22-28, 2015

We made local news with our Sound of Music Tour!
Click on the following links for articles & pictures.

Fountain Hills Times #1 ~ Fountain Hills Times #2

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"Tour 2013"
The 150th Gettysburg Commemoration!
 June 20-23, 2013

The Fountain Hills Community Chorus & San Tan Chorale will be part of the National Festival of the States in Washington, D.C. as part of the 150th Commemoration of the American Civil War!

The Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address represent two of the most significant milestones in American History! Our next Tour is for the Official Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address!


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San Tan Community Performing Arts
& Fountain Hills Community Chorus

National Memorial Day Choral Festival

Memorial Day Weekend, 2011 - Washington, D.C.
May 27-30, 2011

DC Tour Photo Gallery

(When you click the Photo Gallery button, a new window will open. Click photos and, if you wish to save them, right click on the enlarged version and save from there.)

Bon Voyage Concerts

Hawaii Tour 2009

The combined choirs of

Fountain Hills Community Chorus

San Tan Chorale

Matthew Frable

Artistic Director

Hawaii Tour Photo Gallery

 Sun. May 31st   3pm 

First Evangelical Lutheran Church

142 N Date

Mesa, AZ 85201

Mon. June 1st, 2009  7pm  

Trinity Lutheran Missouri Synod Church

13770 N Fountain Hills Blvd.

Fountain Hills, AZ 85268





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San Tan Community Performing Arts is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and cultural group for the practice and performance of music and drama in the Phoenix Southeast Valley area.

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Mesa, AZ 85210

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