Dec. 16: Jacksonville Symphony performs holiday pops at Flagler College


Celebrate the season with members of Jacksonville Symphony’s Brass Ensemble + Vocalists

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – Local nonprofit, EMMA Concert Association, is proud to announce the live musical performance of traditional Holiday Pops presented by select members of the Jacksonville Symphony brass ensemble and vocalists. Enjoy an evening of traditional holiday tunes, including the “Nutcracker March,” “White Christmas,” “O Holy Night,” “Jingle Bells,” and much more.

The EMMA Holiday Pops Concert will be held on Wednesday, December 16, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada Street in downtown St. Augustine. This event is sure to be one that puts you in the holiday spirit, with live musical performances of your favorite holiday classics from vocalists Erica Gabriel and Brandon Michael Nase with Ileana Fernandez on piano.

This will be EMMA Concert Association’s only live performance during its 42nd Season. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating is limited and strict safety protocols will be put in-place. Learn about EMMA’s safety plan here.

“This year has been full of unprecedented circumstances,” said Joanne Everett, President of EMMA Board of Directors. “We are incredibly grateful for our loyal EMMA supporters and sponsors. Because of everyone’s patience, we’re able to bring this one very special performance during our 42nd season. We believe everyone could use a bit of holiday cheer, and we are excited to celebrate the holiday season with you in a safe manner.”

ABOUT EMMA CONCERT ASSOCIATION: 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 @emmaconcerts and Instagram @emma_concerts


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