Sarasota Orchestra's volunteer ushers serve as an essential part of the concert experience. Their role in each audience member's enjoyment of a performance extends beyond a warm greeting in the lobby, the hand that passes your program book, or the friendly guide to a comfy seat. When you get a chance to really talk with a Sarasota Orchestra usher, you discover an enthusiasm for live music so rich, that it's impossible not to share.
You could almost think of Sarasota Orchestra's ushers as professionally trained concert-goers. Getting their perspective was mandatory in this blog series' exploration of live music's significance! Keep reading to meet members of our usher corps, find out what inspires them to gift the Orchestra their volunteer service, and get their expert tips on must-not-miss moments in the 2022-2023 concert season.