Videos

The Sarasota Orchestra's upcoming concert, "Mozart and Mendelssohn," features its first guest conductor and soloist since March 12, 2020!
Maestro Stephen Mulligan, violin soloist David Coucheron, concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the string section of the Sarasota Orchestra will…

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When Covid shuts down your theatre performances at the State College of Florida, what do you do?
You turn to the Greek myths, where mask wearing was the norm, and you allow your students to pick their myths, write their scripts and produce their own plays – casting, lights, sets, music, blocking, a…

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From Crossville, Tennessee to Sarasota, Florida, how did Urbanite Theatre's co-founder Summer Dawn Wallace land on the Suncoast to bring us cutting edge, ground breaking theatre? And who are the amazing women playwrights that will be featured on this year's Modern Works Festival from April 14 to 18…

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Don’t let the SCF Symphonic Band fool you, this music may be unbelievable, but it is true! Featuring band works such as Godzilla Eats Las Vegas, Voodoo, Snakes, and more, this concert will have you fooled into thinking you have entered a new reality. Fun, scary, and unbelievable!
If you are a memb…

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March 21, 2021

Episode 49: Julie Hebert

Why did Julie Hebert co-found the Manatee Arts Education Council? What, exactly, do this organization do? And who is being honored at its Arts Alive Event on Monday, March 29 at the Grove Restaurant in Lakewood Ranch?
All that and more on this episode of the Suncoast Culture Club podcast. Come alon…

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The SCF Guitar Ensemble presents music from all four corners of the earth: east, west, above and below the equator, music inspired by Thailand, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, the Northern Lights of Alaska, who knows where the sounds will take you! This feast for the ears will include never…

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Actress, singer, entertainer E. Faye Butler talks to us about her career, her roles, her pointers on success, and answers the age old questions: Deep dish Chicago pizza or Maryland Crab cakes?
All that and more on this week's Suncoast Culture Club podcast.
Come along and join the club!
Hear the e…

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How has the pandemic affected the Suncoast's most culturally relevant artistic organization? How has Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's founder Nate Jacobs seen the color barriers of our area's cultural arts offerings change over the past 25 years? What's next for this ever changing organization and …

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Join the SCF Choirs on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. on the SCF Music Facebook page for the livestream of Musical Mosaics. Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com​​​​​ or on your favorite podcast player.

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How in the world did we come up with the concept of “Boots, Banjos and the South” for a symphony orchestra concert??? Get the answer and more on this week’s episode of the Suncoast Culture Club podcast. Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com​​​​ or on your favorite podcast pl…

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Nate and Erin Mayland, Broadway orchestra performers for Beetlejuice and Hamilton, discuss reinventing their Broadway careers during COVID to form their next venture, "Maple and Brass." Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com​​​ or on your favorite podcast player.

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Maria Schaedler-Luera, Co-Founder of Atomica Arts, talks about her vision for the arts and our purpose in life. Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com​​ or on your favorite podcast player.

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Dr. Dan Burdick, SCF’s new tuba/euphonium teacher, talks about the difficulties of students staying motivated during the pandemic. Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com​ or on your favorite podcast player.

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Barbara Banks, celebrated Suncoast photographer, talks about the "Worker Project," her permanent art exhibit at the Sarasota Art Museum. Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com​ or on your favorite podcast player.

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Ever wonder what the state of Florida does to support music education? Listen to this episode as Melodie Dickerson and Robyn Bell explain what the state sponsored "Student Artist Competition" is and meet SCF Music's eight students who will be competing this January for the $2000 scholarship. These …

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Piano performer and piano teacher at the State College of Florida, Aza Torshkoeva, talks about the process of becoming a US citizen as a piano performer. Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com​ or on your favorite podcast player.

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The Suncoast Culture Club podcasters Robyn Bell, Kelly Burnett, Katherine Bzura, Melodie Dickerson, and Amanda Schlachter chat together about their experiences in the cultural arts and the semester in the arts at SCF over the past five months. Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastculturecl…

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New percussion instructor at SCF and Acting Principal Percussionist of the Sarasota Orchestra talks about his early musical training in Poland and how he became addicted to…PRACTICING! Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com or on your favorite podcast player.

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Suzanne Hudson-Smith, Associate Director of Leadership Gifts for the Van Wezel Foundation, talks about the vision for the new Sarasota Performing Arts Center and the future of the cultural arts on Sarasota Bay on this episode of the Suncoast Culture Club podcast. Hear the entire podcast at http://w…

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SCF Music Piano Students Perform their end of semester recital.
All levels presented.
Monday, November 30, 2020

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Join the SCF Music Program on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 7:30 PM on the SCF Music Facebook Page for the livestream of our concert, "Joy to the World," featuring the SCF Jazz Combo & Big Band, Concert & Chamber Choirs, Guitar Ensemble, and Bradenton Symphony Orchestra.
https://www.facebook.com/S…

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Nov. 22, 2020

Episode 33: Natalie Helm

Natalie Helm, principal cello, talks about our culturally vibrant community and the need for the Sarasota Orchestra to have a performance hall in our city on this episode of the Suncoast Culture Club Podcast. Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com or on your favorite podcast …

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SCF Symphonic Band Concert, Thursday, November 19, 2020
Featuring actors from the SCF Theatre Program and celebrating SCF Veteran Services Department.
Dr. Robyn Bell, conductor

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Sarasota Contemporary Dance and Ann Hopson Pilot present “SCD + Piazzolla.” November 19-22 at the Historic Asolo Theatre or viewed virtually.
Hear the entire podcast at http://www.suncoastcultureclub.com or on your favorite podcast player.

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