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Instrumental Music

The Phoenix College Instrumental Music Program is comprised of twelve ensembles and classes open to community members, including private instruction:

  • Concert Band (MUP161), Dr. Rose French, Director
  • Community Orchestra (MUP159), Dr. Rose French, Director
  • Beginning Band (MUP181), Dr. Rose French, Director
  • Beginning Orchestra (MUP181), Dr. Sarah Schreffler, Director
  • Jazz Orchestra (MUP163), Ryan Anthony, Director
  • Superstition Jazz Orchestra, Mike Crotty, Director
  • Phoenix College Jazz Combos (MUP163), Mary Petrich, Zach Wiggins, and Ryan Anthony, Directors
  • Mariachi Osos del Valle (MUP168), Mike Dominguez, Director
  • Chamber Music (MUP181), Dr. Rose French, Director
  • Percussion Ensemble (MUP190), Wes Hawkins, Director
  • Flute Ensemble (MUP185), Stephanie Hoeckley, Director
  • Guitar Ensemble (MUP169), Alex Resnick, Director
  • Jazz Improvisation (MUP164), Mary Petrich
  • Guitar Class I-IV (MUP127, 128, 227, 228)
  • Piano Class I-IV (MUP130, 131, 132, 231, 232)

Flute: Stephanie Hoeckley
Clarinet: Erin Finkelstein
Oboe: Nikolaus Flickinger
Saxophone: Dr. Justin Rollefson
Jazz Saxophone: Mary Petrich
Bassoon: Dr. Tom Breadon
French Horn: Dr. Rose French
Trombone: Bruce Mansfield
Euphonium: Kevin Bock
Tuba: Kevin Bock
Percussion: Wes Hawkins
Classical Guitar: Pedro Perez, Alex Resnick, Erik Sloyka
Violin: Dr. Sarah Schreffler
Viola: Dr. Allyson Wuenschel
Cello: Fred Chao
Bass: John Murray
Jazz Bass: John Murray
Electric Bass: John Murray
Piano: Dr. Nathan Uhl, Ellen Brown, Julie Tuttle

The Concert Band holds two concerts each semester, performing music from a variety of styles on each concert around a central theme. The Concert Band consists of music majors, college students, and community members and is open to all without audition. Instruments are available to rent by the semester through the college. Please contact Dr. Rose French ( for more information.