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"Our Cellist"

May 17, 2017

Nancy Stetson is a journalist with Florida Weekly who has been learning how to play the cello along with our MusicWorks Students. You can read an incredible article about her experience, and gain a first person perspective on what it's like to be a MusicWorks! student

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Q & A with Doug LaBreque

April 11, 2017

Doug LaBreque has created a prestigious touring career singing around the world with symphony orchestras. A dear friend to Gulf Coast Symphony, Doug was in our concert, From Hollywood to Broadway. We asked him a few questions about touring, music, and why he loves Southwest Florida (hint: he doesn't miss tee time!)

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The Gulf Coast Symphony has created MusicWorks!, an El Sistema-inspired after-school program embedded in a larger, pre-existing program called School Success at The Heights Center in Harlem Heights. MusicWorks! provides string instruction Monday through Friday, totaling 7.5 hours per week during the school year. This program offers an innovative education and social initiative that provides opportunities for personal development to children through the study of music.

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Announcing our 2018 season

A TRIBUTE TO ELLA

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 2018

A program honoring the “First Lady of Song” with Capathia Jenkins, Aisha de Haas, and Metropolitan Opera star Harolyn Blackwell.

OKLAHOMA!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018 & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2018

The 75th anniversary of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration! Gulf Coast Symphony and Broadway Palm Dinner Theater again collaborate to present a Great American Musical.

Rock On!

SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2018

A journey back to rock and pop hits of the 70’s and 80’s with Broadway artists Rob Evan, LaKisha Jones, and Chloe Lowery.

WEST SIDE STORY TO WICKED: CALLAWAYS ON BROADWAY

SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018

This dynamic sister duo proves they’re one singular sensation, singing showstoppers from “West Side Story,” “Chicago,” “Funny Girl,” “Cats,” “Carousel,” “Wicked” and more.

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