May 7: The Gainesville Orchestra presents Jersey Boys and Girls in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College

EMMA Concert Association holds concert during Romanza Festivale of the Arts

In conjunction with the Romanza Festivale of the Arts, EMMA Concert Association will bring The Gainesville Orchestra back to St. Augustine in May, the final concert of EMMA’s 43rd season.

The Gainesville Orchestra will present Jersey Boys & Girls at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 2022 in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada Street, downtown St. Augustine. Tickets are available at or call 904-797-2800.

The concert will feature songs by Frank Sinatra, Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Frankie Valli, Dionne Warwick, Lesley Gore and others well-known performers from the Garden State.

Expect such hits as Fly Me To The Moon, My Eyes Adored You, That’s Life!, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, I Will Always Love You, and more.

“We are excited to bring The Gainesville Orchestra back to the nation’s oldest city. This talented group of musicians performed a beautiful holiday pops concert for EMMA Concert Association in December 2021,” said Joanne Everett, President of EMMA Board of Directors.  

Tickets are $35 per guest and include free parking at the St. Johns County Council on Aging, with complimentary shuttle to and from the venue. Parking is not available on site at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. 

This is the final concert of EMMA’s 43rd season. The organization is currently working on the 2022-2023 performance lineup, which will be announced soon. Started by a small group of music lovers in April 1979, the organization was named after a famous Spanish cellist, Emil Maestre, who retired to St. Augustine. EMMA is a nonprofit all-volunteer organization with the mission to produce quality music and dance performances at modest ticket prices. In 1989, the EMMA Board of Directors formed the EMMA Guild. The board and the Guild work hand-in-hand to produce one successful concert after another. Since 1993, Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College has been the home for EMMA’s concerts. 

Learn more at and follow along on Facebook at and Instagram @emma_concerts


  • The Gainesville Orchestra: Jersey Boys and Girls
  • Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 8 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Tickets: or 904-797-2800

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