The 35th Annual Colly Concert presents


“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” –Yoko Ono

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Featuring impressionistic music of Ravel, Fauré, Satie & more, celebrating Colly and Paolo Soleri’s aspirations embodied in concrete.

Chamber Music Ensumble includes:
Lynne Haeseler, Piano
Daga Suchon, Violin
Ruth Wenger, Violoncello
Jocelyn Obermeyer, Harp
Jeff Stein, Narrator

4:00 pm Tour of Arcosanti

5:00 pm Concert

6:30 pm Dinner

$40 for Concert & Dinner | $20 for Concert & Tour only ($10 for students)

Granny’s Borscht, 
Local Rosemary Chicken, Ratatouille (vegetarian)
, Rice Pilaf with Fresh Peas and Mint
Garden Salad with Paolo’s Dressing
, Black Irish Ginger Cake

Pianist Lynne Haeseler has distinguished herself as an inventive and integrative performer and producer. Her multidisciplinary events include performances coordinated with sunset, a salon series at Marshall Fine Arts gallery, educational programs and even a 7-course dinner paired with music. Contact:

Joycelyn Obermeyer is a Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner and brings soothing vibrations to patients, families and staff in 40 locations across the valley. She is program director for Therapeutic Harp Foundation and plays both pedal and celtic harp. Contact: 602 565-0522

Daga (Dagmara) Suchon comes from a Bohemian family of musicians with extensive musical traditions. Since moving to the U.S. in 2005 Daga continues an active career as both a performer and teacher. For information please visit:

Ruth Wenger, a Phoenix native, is principal cellist in the West Valley Symphony and has been a member of the Herberger String Quartet for three years. Ruth is currently in the D.M.A. program at Arizona State University. Contact:

Howard Sadler, Calming Wind, is a master of the rim-blown Anasazi flute, as a player, as a highly regarded teacher, and as a maker of the instruments. Visit him at

Jeff Stein is an architect, writer and co-president of the late Paolo Soleri’s Cosanti Foundation. He has been an architecture critic and architecture school dean in Boston, and has taught in architecture schools in Europe. See his TED talk and blog about urban design at

This concert is made possible in part by the generosity of the Herberger Foundation.

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