SCF Music Program Events

SCF Music Program invites you to join us for an exciting
and affordable year of musical events.

Discover the Arts

 Please click here for the SCF Music Program Season 2014-2015 brochure.

The 2014-2015 year will feature renowned music faculty members and guest artists as well as blossoming student musicians, the concerts and recitals presented here reflect the highest quality in musical endeavors. You will be delighted and impressed with each featured performance. We hope that you enjoy this year's wide spectrum of events.

The SCF Box Office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and opens one hour prior to each scheduled event. You may contact the SCF Box Office at 941-752-5252 or


SCF Music Student Showcase

Thursday, January 22, 2015                                          8 p.m.                           Neel Performing Arts Center

Student artist representatives will perform a variety of musical works in a benefit concert on behalf of SCF Music Educators Club.

General admission $10, donations welcome


Master Class & Concert, U.S. Army Woodwind Quintet

Master Class

Wednesday, February 11, 2015                                   1 p.m.                           Neel Performing Arts Center U.S. Army Woodwind Quintet

The Woodwind Quintet will share insights while working with SCF music students. Schools and community members are invited to attend.

General admission free.


Thursday, February 12, 2015                                      8 p.m.                           Neel Performing Arts Center

Founded in 1996, the U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet is one of the Army's premiere chamber ensembles that entertains, educates and inspires..

General admission free.
Informational Flyer


Sundays at Neel Series, Carl Orff's Carmina Burana

Sunday, March 1, 2015                                                 2 p.m.                          Neel Performing Arts Center

The SCF Choirs and Orchestra combine forces to present one of the monumental musical works of the 20th century. Featuring poetry that celebrates life's pleasures, music with earth-shaking visceral choruses, thundering percussion, and blazing brass all packing a massive punch together to make composer Carl Orff's Carmina Burana one of the most exhilarating musical experiences for performer and audience alike. Part of the Sundays at Neel Series.

General admission $30, Sundays at Neel six-show subscription $120, Students and SCF employees $15.

Informational Flyer


SCF Jazz Bands in Concert

Thursday, March 26, 2015                                             8 p.m.                          Neel Performing Arts Center

The Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will feature a variety of jazz styles.

General Admission $8, Students and SCF employees $4.

 Informational Flyer


Master Class, Rebecca Penneys, Piano

Monday, March 30, 2015                                               1 p.m.                           Neel Performing Arts CenterPenney

Rebecca Penneys will share her insight, techniques and performance skills with SCF students in a Master Class. Schools and community members are invited to attend.

General Admission $5   



SCF Faculty Fred Gratta, Cello & Guest Artist Rebecca Penneys, Piano in Concert

Tuesday, March 31, 2015                                           8 p.m.                        Neel Performing Arts CenterAlfred

SCF Chamber  Choir will accompany Susan Boyle on Wednesday, November 5 at 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall located at 777 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. For ticket information contact 941-953-3368 or go online at

Informational Flyer



SCF Chamber Concert,

Join Us On Stage, But Don't Touch My Oboe!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015                                             8 p.m.                           Neel Performing Arts Center
Join the SCF Brass Choir, Woodwind Choir, String Quartet and Percussion Ensemble as we invite you on the stage to sit up close and personal with us as we play some of our favorite chamber music selections.

General Admission $8, Students and SCF employees $4.


SCF Chamber Choir

Munchtime Musicale

 Wednesday, April 8, 2015                                    12 noon                         Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

ChoirSCF Chamber Choir performs a concert of unique and varied repertoire at Holly Hall 709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 

For ticket information about Munchtime Musicales, call 941-351-7467 or visit 


Faculty Recital, Marc Mannino, Jazz Guitar with Guest Artists O Som Do Jazz 

Thursday, April 9, 2015                                         8 p.m.                         Neel Performing Arts Center

SCF faculty Marc Mannino, jazz guitarist and guest artists O Som Do Jazz featuring  O Som Do Jazz group Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson, will entertain you with an evening of jazz favorites along with Brazilian Bossa Nova and samba-jazz.

General admission $8, Students and SCF employees $4.  Marc






Evening Under the Stars

Saturday, April 11, 2015                                    6:30 p.m.                      SCF Venice Performance Pavilion 

SCF ensembles and soloists are featured along with the Venice Symphony in a scholarship fundraiser sponsored by the SCF Foundation at the SCF Venice Performance Pavilion. For additional information, contact Mary Lou Bale at 941-408-1519 or email

General admission $15.  


SCF Chamber Choir with Gloria Musicae

Sunday, April 12, 2015                                        7 p.m.                          First United Methodist Church, Sarasota
Gloria Musicae "Old and New," a concert performed with the SCF Chamber Singers featuring Gjeilo's Sunrise Mass and Giacomo Puccini's Messia di Gloria.

For ticket information go to 


Faculty Recital, Rex Willis, Composer

Disorderly Music in a World of Chaos!

Thursday, April 16, 2015                                   8 p.m.                            Neel Performing Arts Center Willis

SCF faculty member and composition professor Rex Willis presents a traditional original compositions as well as experimental music. Come be a part of it!

General admission $8, Students and SCF employees $4. 

Informational Flyer


SCF Music Theatre Showcase

Monday, April 20, 2015                                     8 p.m.                           Neel Performing Arts Center Music Theatre Ensemble

This showcase includes exciting and moving scenes from the Broadway lexicon performed by members of the Music Theatre Ensemble.

General admission free. 



Spring Fling Concert

Viva Florida!

Thursday, April 30, 2015                                  7 p.m.                         SCF Bradenton Performance PavilionSCF performance pavilion

The annual outdoor Spring Fling concert featuring all the music ensembles will celebrate the unique character of Florida along with a year of musical accomplishments at the SCF Bradenton Performance Pavilion.

General admission $8, Students and SCF employees $4.



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