Music Students to Present Benefit Concert at State College of Florida

(Bradenton, Fla., December 18, 2014) — Music students at State College of  Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), will present a benefit concert at 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W.

Students will perform a variety of musical works in the showcase sponsored by the SCF Music Educators Club to benefit SCF music student activities.

SCF students participating in the concert include Christopher Leiper, trumpet; Ryan Brown, tenor saxophone; Brad McDade, clarinet; Emily Champagne, violin; Richard Johnson, guitar; Joshua Weitz, guitar; Katelyn Priest, soprano; Jade Turner, alto; Liston Gregory, jazz piano; Bit Risner, jazz trumpet; John Hetherington, piano; and Medsyre Rochanavibhata, piano.

They also were selected to compete in the Florida College System Activities Association Music Symposium at the University of North Florida Jan. 29 -31.

General admission is $10; donations will be accepted.

For more information, call the Neel Performing Arts Center box office at 941-752-5252 or the SCF music department at 941-752-5351. A complete list of music events is available at

Neel Performing Arts Center is Building 11 East, off 60th Avenue West between 26th and 34th streets, accessible from parking lot I. Maps and directions are online at


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