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SCF Music Program Events

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

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Please click here for the SCF Music Program Season 2013-2014 brochure.

The 2013-2014 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 9 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 email:boxoffice@scf.edu.

     

Faculty Recital, Marc Mannino, Jazz Guitar

  April 10, 2014                              8 p.m.                           Neel Performing Arts Center

 SCF music faculty member Marc Mannino, jazz guitarist, will perform with John Miller, SCF adjunct music instructor and principal bass in the Florida Orchestra, George Mancini, principal trombonist for the Charlotte Symphony and Bob Lunergan, drummer for percussionist band, Woodworks Music. Together, they will perform a variety of jazz music.

Marc Mannino is the conductor of the SCF Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo, is a graduate of Florida State University School of Music with degrees in both music performance and music education. He earned his educational specialist degree by applying existing music research to a real-life classroom setting, proving that music, as a reinforcer, has the ability to modify behavior. Mannino has performed at major jazz and community festivals throughout the United States and has been the accompanist for Broadway stars Idina Menzel and Bernadette Peters.

 General admission $8, Florida students and SCF employees $4.

   

Muical Theatre Showcase

 April 14, 2014                               8 p.m.                           Neel Performing Arts Center

This showcase includes exciting and moving songs from scenes from Broadway lexicon performed by the Music Theatre Ensemble. SCF Music Theatre Ensemble students will perform songs and scenes from "Sister Act,' "All Shook Up," "Sweet Charity," "West Side Story," "Porgy and Bess," "Anything Goes," "The Student Prince," "South Pacific," "Miss Saigon," "Aida," "Jekyll and Hyde," Gypsy," "Spamalot" and "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change."

Free admission!

  

Faculty Recital, Felicia Brunelle, Violin and Alfred Gratta, Cello 

 April 21, 2014                               8 p.m.                           Neel Performing Arts Center

SCF faculty members Dr. Felicia Brunelle, Violin and Alfred Gratta, Cello, will perform with guest artist Cheryl Tschanz, piano and will feature women composers Amy Beach, Gwyneth Walker among others. Gwyneth Walker will meet and greet with the audience at 7:40 p.m. prior to the concert in Neel Performing Arts Center. Gwyneth Walker will give a lecture to students and community members at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 21 in Music building, 11 West, room 189.

Dr. Brunelle is a longstanding member of the Sarasota Orchestra, concertmaster for the Sarasota Pops Orchestra and Missouri Symphony and is a music faculty member at SCF. Brunelle received her Doctorate of Music from State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is an active chamber musician who performs throughout the United States and internationally.

Alfred Gratta ia a member of the Florida Orchestra and serves as principal cellist of the Saint Petersburg Opera Company and Tampa Bay Symphony and is a music faculty member at SCF. Gratta received his master's degree at the Univeristy of Southern California.

Guest artist, Cheryl Tschanz, pianist, maintains a private teaching studio and is an active solo and chamber performer. She is former assistant professor of music at Colby College, where she directed the piano an accompanying programs. She earned a Doctorate of Music from State University of New York at Stony Brook.

General admission $8, Florida students and SCF employees $4.

  

Spring Fling Concert

 April 24, 2014                               7 p.m.                           SCF Baseball Field

 Take Me Out To The Ballgame
The annual outdoor Spring Fling Concert will be held at the Wynn Baseball Field. SCF music ensembles join with SCF athletes and faculty to celebrate a year of accomplishments.

General admission $8, Florida students and SCF employees $4.

If you would like to receive email updates regarding upcoming SCF Music Events please click on the following link and email the SCF Music Program with your information; SCFMusicEvents@scf.edu .

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