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July 29, 2021

Dance Teachers and Choreographers Pat Ross and Kelly Burnette Join th…

Many may know them as the heart of dance instruction at the Manatee School for the Arts for the past several decades, but now Pat…

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July 22, 2021

Marty Scott, George Harrison Tribute Artist and Band Leader of the Li…

Many may not know that Louise Harrison, George Harrison's sister, lives in Sarasota and the leader and "George Harrison" of the B…

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July 15, 2021

Dr. Jane Hoffman, Principal Flutist for the Pops Orchestra and Instru…

From California to Spain to Florida's Suncoast, from swimmer to skier to flute player, from community music school director to in…

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July 8, 2021

Christine Alexander, Sarasota's Laughter Facilitator, Joins the Club

She may have gotten her start as a founding member of Florida Studio Theatre's Improv Troupe, but that led to Christine Alexander…

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June 30, 2021

Joseph Caulkins, Conductor and Artistic Director of Key Chorale, Join…

He is the recipient of the 2019 Arts Leadership Award for Artistic Achievement for Sarasota County, freelance writer and music cr…

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June 24, 2021

Jenny Townsend, President and Owner of the Music Compound, Joins the …

A fifth generation Sarasotan was working at the Packinghouse Cafe and Leroy Selmon's Restaurant when she noticed that area musici…

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June 17, 2021

Ronnie and Avis Romm, Suncoast Music Power Couple, Join the Club

He walked into Music Theory class at Juilliard on day 1, sat next to the prettiest girl in the room, and they have been making be…

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June 8, 2021

Rex Willis and Kelly Burnette, Composer and Director of the New Music…

When Rex Willis' son Ryan joined some friends for a "Dumpster Diving" excursion a decade ago, Rex never knew it would lead to him…

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June 3, 2021

Suncoast Music Power Couple, Aaron Romm and Sun-Young Gemma Shin, Joi…

Well, if your dad was one of the founding trumpet players in the Canadian Brass and your mother is one of the foremost collaborat…

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May 20, 2021

Rick Kerby, Producing Artistic Director of the Florida Cultural Group…

From Kentucky, to New York City, to our beloved Florida Suncoast, Rick Kerby, Producing Artistic Director of the Florida Cultural…

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May 13, 2021

Aimee Blenker, Arts and Culture Manager for the Bradenton Area Conven…

Her ancestors came to Manatee County in 1840 and now she works for the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau to support a…

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May 6, 2021

Dingbat Theatre Project Joins the Club

What does a creative, imaginative theatre junkie do during a pandemic? Well, establishes a new theatre company on the Suncoast, o…

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April 26, 2021

Dr. Owen Bradley, Band Director at North Port High School, Joins the …

For the past 20 years of his 32-year teaching career, Dr. Owen Bradley has been the band director at North Port High School in S…

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April 19, 2021

Quintessential-Presented by the Bradenton Symphony Orchestra, Thursda…

To celebrate its 5th season, the SCF Bradenton Symphony Orchestra brings you Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, Brahm’s Hungarian…

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April 13, 2021

SCF Music and Theatre Presents "Music and Monologues"-Friday, April 1…

In a brilliant collaborative project, the SCF Theatre students have chosen monologues to act out while the SCF Music student comp…

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April 12, 2021

Sarasota Orchestra's Guest Conductor and Soloist, Stephen Mulligan an…

The Sarasota Orchestra's upcoming concert, "Mozart and Mendelssohn," features its first guest conductor and soloist since March 1…

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April 8, 2021

Mythos Project, an SCF Theatre and SCF Film Collaborative Production

When Covid shuts down your theatre performances at the State College of Florida, what do you do? You turn to the Greek myths, whe…

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April 1, 2021

Summer Dawn Wallace, Co-Founder of Urbanite Theatre, Joins the Club

From Crossville, Tennessee to Sarasota, Florida, how did Urbanite Theatre's co-founder and artistic director Summer Dawn Wallace …

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March 26, 2021

Godzilla Eats Las Vegas and Other Music You Won't Believe-Presented b…

Don’t let the SCF Symphonic Band fool you, this music may be unbelievable, but it is true! Featuring band works such as Godzilla …

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March 22, 2021

Julie Hebert, Visual and Performing Arts Curriculum Specialist with t…

For the past four years, she has been the leader of the visual and performing arts teachers for the the Manatee County School Dis…

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March 18, 2021

Around the World in Eighty Minutes, Presented by the SCF Guitar Ensem…

The SCF Guitar Ensemble presents music from all four corners of the earth: east, west, above and below the equator, music inspire…

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March 11, 2021

E. Faye Butler, Actress, Singer & Entertainer, Joins the Club

On the Suncoast, you've seen her as Queenie in Showboat and as Fannie Lou Hamer in Fannie (both at the Asolo Repertory Theatre), …

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March 4, 2021

The Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Nate Jacobs, Michael Mendez, and…

How has the pandemic affected the Suncoast's most culturally relevant artistic organization? How has Westcoast Black Theatre Trou…

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Feb. 25, 2021

Musical Mosaics-Presented by the SCF Concert and Chamber Choirs, Thur…

Just as using shards of glass and tile to create a whole new image in art, so can individual singers be brought together to creat…

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