The Sarasota Concert Association is pleased to present the Sarasota Opera's Studio Artists in a Munchtime Musicales performance, March 17, noon, at Holley Hall inside the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The concerts are free and open to the public. For more information about Munchtime Musicales, call 941-351-7467, or visit www.sarasotaconcertassociation.org.
The critically acclaimed La Musica International Chamber Music Festival announces its 24th anniversary season, April 9-21, in Sarasota. This year’s theme is “Resolution,” a celebration of the melding of disparate thoughts into a common idea.
Nova Scotia fiddlers Andrea Beaton and Troy MacGillivray and premier Canadian highland stepdancer Sabra MacGillivray bring a bit of Cape Breton to St. Peterburg. Andrea`s new CD, "Branches," is nominated for the 2010 ECMA Instrumental Recording of the Year. Troy has received two ECMA awards. Sabra has received many awards for highland dance.
As part of Manatee Jazz Fest, the Manatee Village Historical Park is pleased to welcome a performance by the Southeast High School band in the historic 1887 Church. Come for the jazz, stay for the history! A food vendor will be on hand with tasty fare perfect for a picnic under the oaks. The Park is located at 1404 Manatee Avenue East, Bradenton, FL 34208. Sponsored by R.B.
An informal lecture on Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah by the the Interim Artistic Director of the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, Dr Joseph Holt. Musical portions will be sung by members of the Chorale and Concordia Vocal Ensemble.