Lincolnville Jazz at the Excelsior – Mama Blue

The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center presents Lincolnville Jazz at the Excelsior, a jazz music series hosted at the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center from January through May 2020. Mama Blue was the featured artist to begin this wonderful series of Jazz. The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center was formerly the historic Excelsior High School, the first public high school for African Americans in St. Augustine. Lincolnville Jazz at the Excelsior features a number of highly regarded and talented artists.

St Augustine Orchestra Performs for Christmas

By popular demand, the St Augustine Orchestra gave two holiday concerts this year at the Lightner Museum Dec. 4 & 5, setting the mood for the happiest of holidays. The St. Augustine Orchestra featured a selection of beloved music and included a sing-along piece. The audience felt the warmth of a fireplace, the magic of snow, the glow of being with good friends and family and the wonder of this time of year as the St Augustine Orchestra performed timeless holiday favorites. Later to be joined by the St Johns County Center for the Arts Chamber Singers, making it a perfect night.

Opera & Musicals at Grace

Music at Grace presented three fine singers: Lisa Lockhart, Dirk Gavin McCoy and Janet Rabe-Meyer along with accompanist Barb Polomsky, they offered an afternoon of familiar tunes from opera and musical theater repertoire. The program was titled “Carmen to Carousel: Favorite Gems from Opera and Musical Theatre.” This was a free concert. 

Deux Saisons in St Augustine

Keri Lee Pierson soprano and Christopher Schoelen on the guitar will perform as the duet Christopher Schoelen at the Grace United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 29th at 3pm. First Coast.TV went to listen and get to know Deux Saisons before their upcoming performance.

Sing Out Loud Fest 2019 – Sept 8 – Highlights

Sunday was another beautiful day of sunshine and music. First Coast TV did the rounds of the Sing Out Loud Festival 2019, and here are the highlights.

Sing Out Loud Fest – Sept 7 – Highlights

Once again First Coast TV hopped around the venues of the Sing Out Loud Festival and here are some highlights.

Sing Out Loud Opens with a Bang! Sept 6 Highlights

First Coast TV cruised around town on Friday Sept 6 to get the pulse of the Sing Out Loud Festival. Here are some highlights. Enjoy.

St Augustine Music Festival 2019 Final Night

The St. Augustine Music Festival is the largest free classical music festival in the U.S. With two full weekends of concerts featuring musicians from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra joined by internationally renowned artists presenting a variety of classical compositions, the festival offers a unique opportunity for visitors and locals to appreciate classical music in the impressive setting of St. Augustine’s historic Cathedral Basilica. Enjoy the highlights of the final night of June 29th.

St Augustine Music Festival Day 2

The 13th Annual St. Augustine Music Festival will take place over the last two weekends (Thursday to Saturday) in June 2019: June 20 to 22 and 27 to 29, at the Cathedral Basilica. There will be six concerts in all, beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night. The concerts are free and will feature selections from a wide variety of composers, from Mozart to Mahler and Schubert to Shostakovich.

The St. Augustine Music Festival is the largest free classical music festival in the U.S. With two full weekends of concerts featuring musicians from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra joined by internationally renowned artists presenting a variety of classical compositions, the festival offers a unique opportunity for visitors and locals to appreciate classical music in the impressive setting of St. Augustine’s historic Cathedral Basilica.

On day 2 (June 21) was a night of percussion by musicians Joseph Becker and Kevin Ritenauer.

Gigs for Musicians

St Johns Cultural Council (SJCC) is putting up a workshop/presentation for musicians. Its goal is to get musicians to have some better understanding on gigs, pay, tours and so much more. It’s a must for musicians starting up and the people who promote them. It will be held Thursday, June 20th at Sarbez, at 530-630pm. All are invited and its FREE. Please share this video segment with fellow musicians.