Sarasota Concert Association presents State College of Florida Chamber Choir In a Munchtime Musicales Performance April 8 § Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; The vocal ensemble chosen to accompany Susan Boyle at the Van Wezel brings its masterful singing and unique repertoire to the final Munchtime Musicales performance of the season

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Sarasota Concert Association presents

State College of Florida Chamber Choir

In a Munchtime Musicales Performance

April 8 § Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

The vocal ensemble chosen to accompany Susan Boyle at the Van Wezel brings its masterful singing and unique repertoire to the final Munchtime Musicales performance of the season.

 

(Sarasota, Florida) The Sarasota Concert Association’s 2014-15 Munchtime Musicales series closes with a performance by the State College of Florida Chamber Choir, a student vocal ensemble that performs a repertoire spanning from Renaissance madrigals to contemporary jazz, Wednesday, April 8, noon, at David Cohen Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information about Munchtime Musicales, call 941-351-7467, or visit www.scasarasota.org.

Praised for its unique and diverse repertoire, and for singing as “well or better than their professional counterparts” (Gayle Williams, Sarasota Herald Tribune), the State College of Florida Chamber Choir was chosen to accompany world-renowned Scottish singer Susan Boyle at her sold-out Sarasota concert in 2014. Under the direction of Melodie Dickerson, this mixed vocal ensemble performs a broad range of choral literature at concerts on and off campus throughout the region.

Munchtime Musicales is a series of free concerts featuring performances by high-caliber, area-based artists. The series is designed to offer a wide variety of musical genres, including classical, folk, and jazz, featuring both vocal and instrumental performers. All performances are at noon at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The series, which runs November to April, is free and open to the public. Seating is open; no reservations taken. For more information about Munchtime Musicales, call 941-351-7467 or visit www.scasarasota.org.  Munchtime Musicales’ 2015-16 season will be announced in summer 2015.

Sarasota Concert Association’s 2015 “Great Performers Series” concludes with an inspired and challenging program performed by celebrated pianist Murray Perahia (March 25, 8 p.m.). Great Performers Series concerts are at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 North Tamiami Trail, in Sarasota. Tickets are $40-$70 and are available online at www.scasarasota.org.

Upcoming: The SCA’s 2016 “Great Performers Series” features the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (January 26); the Cleveland Orchestra (January 31); the Miro String Quartet (February 15); pianist Olga Kern (March 14); and the Russian National Orchestra (March 8). Great Performers Series concerts are at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 North Tamiami Trail, in Sarasota. For subscriptions, updates and more information, call 941-225-6500 or visit www. scasarasota.org.

 

About the Sarasota Concert Association

The Sarasota Concert Association (SCA) exists to foster the development of an appreciation for the musical arts by sponsoring professional presentations that are not otherwise available in the community, through a not-for-profit, organized-audience plan. SCA aims to set the fee for all performances as reasonably as possible, in order to make the concerts available to as much of the community as possible. The organization is not designed to make a profit but does intend to be self-supporting. It provides outreach to all members of the regional community by offering a series of free concerts, Munchtime Musicales. For more information about SCA, visit www.scasarasota.org.

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