Concert Season

shutterstock_872112Honoring the Veterans

                           “American Music at it’s best”

Veterans Day concert November 8th, 2015  2pm to 4pm Senior Friendship Center 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota Fl. 941-955-2122. Featuring selections from George M. Cohan, Armed services medley, “This is my country”, “This Land is Your Land” and “Portrait of Freedom”- Reinke. Join us as we honor our countries Veterans in the beautiful Senior Friendship Center. tickets are $20.00 purchased at the door.   ________________________________________________________________________________________

shutterstock_238516645Music of the Season

Sing along with us and have some fun for the Holidays on December 6th,2015, 2pm to 4pm at the Senior Friendship Center 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota Fl. “Sleigh Ride”, “White Christmas”, Selections from “The Nutcracker” and “The Messiah”. Have fun singing along to “The 13 Days of Christmas”, it is sure to put you in the mood for the holiday season! tickets are $10.00 purchased at the door.   _________________________________________________________________________________

 shutterstock_283288658Symphonic Favorites-

                                                            Music of the Masters

Soloist Charlie Harnish  will be performing Grieg Piano Concerto- First Movement, joined by the Sarasota Concert Band on February 28th,2016 at Hope Lutheran Church 4535 26th St. West, Bradenton, Fl.    4pm to 6pm You may have had the pleasure of hearing him last year when he performed the Rhapsody in Blue piece with us. Beethoven’s “Egmont Overture”, Dvorak” Finale” from the New World Symphony and Music from Duke Ellington to name a few of the masters that we will be performing for you. tickets are $10.00 purchased  at the door, no reserved seating.   _________________________________________________________________________________________    

 shutterstock_74185327Broadway Bash- 

                                                Music of the Theatre 

At the Glenridge. Another exciting performance of some of the best loved Broadway pieces. ” The Sound of Music”,” My Fair Lady” and many more of your favorites. Please join us for an “After Party” with wine and cheese after the performance. Sunday March 20th, 3pm- reserved seating tickets $20.00 or call 941-552-5325 Glenridge Performing Arts Center 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota, Fl.  __________________________________________________________________________________________

 shutterstock_132916160A Spring Celebration

                                                          with a Taste of Jazz

This Spring concert is a mix of Jazz, Classical and Movie pieces. A fun mix of songs featuring selections from Porgy and Bess, Main Street Station, Moorside March, The Pathfinder of Paris, String of Pearls and the Blues Brothers Medley.
Guest vocalist Mary Beth McLeod sings-  “Summertime”,” God Bless the Child”, “Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me” and “At Last”.

You will be glad you came, the Friendship center is a beautiful venue to enjoy a concert at. Plus refreshments will be provided by their friendly staff.


At the Friendship Center- 1888 Brother Geenan Way, Sarasota, Fl.941-955-2122. April 24th, 2016- 2pm to 4pm tickets $10.00 at the door. Open seating






 Honors Band Concert

May 8th,2016- 4pm to 6pm at the Sarasota Opera House- 61 North Pineapple Avenue- Sarasota

This is a free concert to the public, kicking off the areas first Honors Band for the five counties of Sarasota, Manatee, Hardee, Desoto, and Charlotte

The Sarasota Concert Band is proud to be the sponsor of this student band project. This project was made possible through the generous donation of

the Vera and Imre Hecht Foundation- for which we are deeply grateful.

The Sarasota Concert Band’s, 45 piece wind ensemble, will open the concert by playing a few pieces then bring on the student bands to perform for you. Ages are from 7th grade to 12th grade, in addition you will hear a solo from the winner of the Young Artists Competition,

This is the beginning of a great tradition for our areas music students and we want you to be a part of it. So come out support the students and enjoy the concert.

There will be open seating for this event





 American_FlagMemorial Day Concert- Remembering the Heroes, American Music and Pride

May 30th, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm at the Phillippi Estate Park 5500 Tamiami Trail Sarasota, Fl. Join us as we honor all the branches of our Military with” America the Beautiful”, “Battle Hymn of the Republic”,” American Salute”- Morton Gould and “Main Street Celebration”- Reineke The Concert Band will perform a beautiful collection of familar pieces dedicated to the various branches of the services. Vendors will be on site with food and beverages or you can bring your own special picnic to enjoy. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join us in this annual tradition. Adults -$5.00 admission, 16 year olds and under free.

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