From the St. Augustine Orchestra
The St. AugustineÂ Orchestra, under the direction of William McNeiland, announces its 2014-2015 season performance schedule. This year, theÂ orchestraÂ will perform five concertsÂ â€”Â four at Lightner Museum and one as part of the EMMA Concert series at Lewis AuditoriumÂ at Flagler College â€” both in downtown St. augustine.
TheÂ orchestraÂ will begin the concert season at 8 p.m.Â Friday, Oct.Â 31Â in theÂ historic Lightner Museum, 25 Granada St.Â The Gilded Age ambiance of the former Alcazar Hotel comes to life with beautiful orchestralÂ music in the location of what was once the largest indoor swimming pool in the world.
See the full concert schedule below.Â Access up-to-date information and purchase tickets on the SAO website,Â www.StAugustineOrchestra.org. Â For the first time ever, the orchestraÂ will be selling season tickets which allow patrons to purchase tickets for the season at a discount.
TheÂ orchestraÂ is also looking for new members to expand theÂ orchestra. Membership is open to accomplished musicians who can demonstrate proficiency on their instrument. For more information, contact Victoria Scarlett atÂ 904-655-7944.
The St. AugustineÂ OrchestraÂ is committed to expanding the awareness and appreciation ofÂ orchestralÂ music. It has a proven tradition of increasingly sophisticated performances and is a foundation of St. Augustineâ€™s cultural, artistic and historic legacy. The St. AugustineÂ OrchestraÂ is one of the longest running cultural entities in St. Augustine, numbering about 60 members, all of whom perform on a voluntary basis.
The Friends of theÂ OrchestraÂ was formed to support theÂ orchestraâ€™s operations by providing volunteer assistance within four committee categories: Concert Support, Hospitality, Marketing & Public Relations, and Planning & Implementing Fundraising Social Events. Persons interested in joining the Friends of theÂ OrchestraÂ to participate in the work of any of these committees should contact Linda Masterson atÂ firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014-15 SEASON Â Â
Friday, Oct.Â 31:Â 8Â p.m. inÂ Lightner Museum, 25 Granada St.
Friday, Dec.Â 12:Â 8Â p.m. inÂ Lightner Museum, 25 Granada St.
Friday, March 13, 2015:Â 8Â p.m. inÂ Lightner Museum, 25 Granada St.
Sunday, May 3, 2015: 2 p.m. inÂ Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St. (EMMA Concert Series)
Friday, May 15, 2015:Â 8Â p.m. inÂ Lightner Museum, 25 Granada St.
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