An important and continuing goal of the Tucson Desert Song Festival Board of Directors is to offer Tucsonans of all ages the opportunity to hear professional vocal music, particularly art song. A variety of outreach programs has been created to engage, educate and hopefully inspire the community.

The Fred Fox School of Music of the University of Arizona has been an important partner since the beginning of the festival. Its faculty are active participants, and the school provides a venue for master classes, recitals and lectures during the festival.

The education component of the festival focuses on three areas:

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