Sarasota Orchestra Friends

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Be Inspired! If you have a passion for music and would like access to exclusive Orchestra experiences... then the Sarasota Orchestra Friends is for you.

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For more than 60 years, Sarasota Orchestra Friends has furthered the mission of the Sarasota Orchestra by promoting musical knowledge and championing the Youth Orchestra Program in a welcoming, friendly environment.

Membership Benefits:

  • Meet Orchestra musicians
  • Member newsletters and monthly email updates
  • Attend fun-filled gatherings

Come join us today!

Questions about joining the Friends or membership? Send us an email: SOFriends@SarasotaOrchestra.org

Sarasota Orchestra Friends members are dedicated advocates and ambassadors of our Sarasota Orchestra, Youth Orchestras, and Music Festival. Together we share our collective talent and passion in support of great music.

Friends' Events

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January 9, 2023 | Concert Perspectives

Each Concert Perspectives features a variety of Sarasota Orchestra musicians who recount their onstage performance experience during the previous Masterworks concert. In this edition, musicians Daniel Jordan, Concertmaster, Edward Rumzis, bassoon and Joshua Horne, Co-Principal Horn, share their concert impressions from the recent Masterworks 3—“Mahler: View of Heaven.” This unique program will be presented in a moderated panel discussion format by Dr. Olivia Steinman Deems, Artistic Operations Manager. The attending audience members will have the opportunity to contribute questions during the live discussion. Always educational and entertaining, Concert Perspectives welcomes members at no charge—one of the many benefits of Friends membership.

Monday, January 9, 2023, 10:30a – 12:00p in Holley Hall

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Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund ensure that Sarasota Orchestra can continue to share the gift of music with our community through concerts, education and outreach programs. Please join us by making a donation today. Together, we can keep the music playing, now and always.

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Special Events

Deepen your connection and make great memories with Sarasota Orchestra at these delightful happenings.


Special Concert and Gala featuring Yo‌-‌Yo Ma
March 2, 2023

Masterworks Dinner
March 28, 2023

Contact Us

 Address

709 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34236

 Phone

Box Office: 941.953.3434
Administration: 941.953.4252

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About Us

Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical experiences.

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