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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!

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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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Join us for Concert Perspectives, where Sarasota Orchestra musicians will recount their onstage performance experiences in a stimulating, moderated discussion. As a member of the Friends, you are invited to join us for coffee and conversation with some of your favorite musicians about the previous weekend's concert.

Stephanie Block, Principal viola; Katherine Baloff, violin; and Scott Sanders, horn share their insights into the performance of Masterworks: Friends and Inspirations. Communications Manager Sara Stovall will moderate the conversation.

Monday, January 8, 10:30am in Holley Hall


Box Office: 941-953-3434
Administration: 941-953-4252


Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
And at the concert venue one hour prior to showtime.

Our Mission

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


Sarasota Orchestra is committed to making our performances and facilities accessible to everyone in our community.

All of the Orchestra’s facilities are accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

Assistive listening devices are available for all Orchestra performances.

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