All Saints' Friends of Music

Friends of Music is an outreach ministry committed to supporting high quality sacred music and music education for all ages, in the Phoenix community and beyond. Contributions to the fund support the training of new singers by providing scholarships for lessons, choir retreats, and choir tours. Furthermore, this fund supports the general operation of the entire music program at All Saints'.


If you would like to find out how you can support our programs and become a part of our Friends of Music community at All Saints’, please contact our Director of Music, Joseph Ripka.

jripka@allsaintsoncentral.org.




Friends of Music Events

We welcome you to our many fun, exciting events throughout the year!


  • "Dia de los Muertos"

    You are invited to a soulful fiesta of food and entertainment to raise money for the Friends of Music fund!


    Saturday, November 2, 2019

    5:30pm Auction + 7:00pm Dinner


    Enjoy this special evening to gather with friends and discover wonderful treasures at our silent auction.


    It is easy to RSVP & pay online . . . click here!





  • The Menu

    “Pan De Muertos” – “Bread of the Dead”

    Freshly Baked Soft Dough Rolls Served with Spiced Pumpkin Spread


    Homemade Bean and Cheese Sopas Served with

    Roasted Sweet Corn Puree and Fresno Chile Oil


    Pan Seared Spice Rubbed Chicken Cutlets Served with Ancho Chile

    Chocolate Mole Sauce and Toasted Black and White Sesame


    Open Face Tamales with Spiced Butternut

    Squash Masa and Black Beans Served on Corn Husks


    Roasted Anaheim Chilies and Sweet Pepper Medley with Fresh Lime


    Vegetarian Alternative:

    Tostones – Deep Fried Plantains

    Served with House Made Black Garlic Puree and Sour Orange Reduction


    Seasoned Pumpkin Rice with Fresh Sage and Fried Garbanzo Beans


    Caramel Flan with Fresh Pomegranates, Sugared Pumpkin Seeds

    and Homemade Hibiscus Syrup


    A variety of tasty libations and beverages


    $100 per person