What’s Happening Backstage
January 15, 2018
Daitch, who has played the violin since age 5, is the concertmaster-violinist for the Gulf Coast Symphony. A concertmaster is often considered the second-most important musician in an ensemble, and in America the position is usually called first chair.Read The Entire Story Here
November 7, 2017
The Gulf Coast Symphony and Fort Myers Mastersingers perform a concert of patriotic songs, Broadway tunes, light classics, and a finale featuring the uplifting and inspirational "Ode to Joy" from Beethoven's 9th Symphony.Read The Entire Story Here
October 3, 2017
Join American Opera Projects for a music reading of excerpts from the new opera Gulliver’s Travels, a “mythological burlesque” based on the Jonathan Swift novel, by composer Victoria Bond and librettist Stephen Greco.Read The Entire Story Here
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.