SCF Orchestra to Present Concert

(Bradenton, Fla., October 24, 2011) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Orchestra will present a joint concert with the Lakewood Ranch High School Orchestra at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Neel Performing Arts Center at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West.

The concert will feature Camille Saint-Saens’ “Danse Baccanale” from “Samson and Delilah,” Vivaldi's Double Cello Concerto, featuring SCF cello students Ashton Wade and Grace Binder,  Johannes Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 1 and Franz Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony.”

Conducted by Robyn Wilkes, director of instrumental studies, the SCF College Orchestra is comprised of students pursuing a variety of fields including music, nursing, engineering, teaching and various other professions. SCF will be joined by Lakewood Ranch High School Orchestra, conducted by Steve Terry.

General admission is $8. Tickets are $4 for students and SCF staff. For more information, call the Neel Performing Arts Box Office at 941-752-5252 or the music department at 941-752-5351. A complete list of SCF music events is available online at Maps and directions are online at

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