Friends of Saguaro Orchestra
Friends of Saguaro Orchestra (FOSO) is a 501(c)3 tax exempt booster club for strings. We hope you will join us in meetings, volunteering, and fund raising so that our students can have the best possible experience in the strings program.
February 11, 6pm – FOSO Booster Meeting with an emphasis on POPS planning
February 14-15 – Regional Festival @ Camelback HS
February 27, 28 & 29 –Saguaro HS Musical "Footloose"
For a complete listing of this year's events go to the Calendar page.
POPS CONCERT and FUNDRAISER March 28th, 2020
AUCTION BASKET and RAFFLE DONATIONS NEEDED!
We are just a little over two months away from our biggest fundraiser of the year, the annual Pops Concert on Saturday, March 28th.
AUCTION BASKETS: Please use the following Sign-Up Genius link to sign up for Auction Basket items which you would like to provide for the raffle:
DONATION REQUESTS: If you know any businesses that would like to donate, please give the Donation Packet to them to fill out and then return it to Ms. Wright. Download the 2020 Pops Concert Donation Packet HERE
IMPORTANT: All raffle items MUST be received by (or before) Monday, March 2nd and can be turned into Mrs. Wright at school. Please have your gift cards or certificates in an envelope with your name on it so we will know who donated them.
2020 ORLANDO TRIP INFORMATION
View the trip information document HERE
Coming Soon 2019-2020 Concert Videos
Bumblebee Retreat Slideshow
Orchestra Director - Eileen Wright
Ms. Wright graduated cum laude with her Bachelors of Music Education with a violin concentration from Temple University’s Boyer College of Music. Ms. Wright received her Master of Arts in Instrumental Conducting at The College of New Jersey. Ms. Wright taught strings in the Philadelphia Public Schools for 17 years before she came to Arizona. In Philadelphia she instituted the first Suzuki Cello Program in the Philadelphia Public Schools. Ms. Wright has been Orchestra Director at Saguaro High School since 1999, achieving many superior ratings and performances throughout the United States. In this capacity she has also been Orchestra Chair of the Central Regional Orchestra. Ms. Wright was also the editor of the Arizona String Teachers Association Publication. Ms Wright has directed the Scottsdale Unified School District Advanced Honors Orchestra. She has been on faculty at Scottsdale Community College as Orchestra Director since Fall 2014.
By clicking the "Donate" button below, you are donating to the entire orchestra program, not an individual student. The amount will be deductible, but does not qualify for the Public School Tax Credit. To make a tax credit donation for an individual student click HERE
FOSO Board Officers
President - Jeff Harrison
Vice President - Toni Macy
Treasurer - Sherri Ketterer
Secretary - Melissa Jones
Fundraising - Patty Harrison / Joanne Zubal
Webmaster - Erin Hutton