Just as books are the culture of the mind and art is the culture of the eyes … music is the culture of the heart. It enlivens humanity. It gets in touch with emotions, the breath of life. Sarasota Concert Band is the preeminent symphonic band in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. As a nonprofit corporation, their purpose is to promote good band literature with concerts that showcase music in superior performances.
Sarasota Concert Band Announces "Russian Romance" - a majestic concert of great composers of the Romantic Era at Glenridge Performing Arts Center, April 21 at 8 pm - Saturday. "Danse Russe "(from "Petrouchka"; Stravinsky)," Procession of Nobles" (Rimsky-Korsakov) and the ever-popular "Pictures at an Exhibition" (Moussorgsky) plus the world premiere of "Maximum Ride" (a high speed train trip) by nationally recognized composer, Munro Sherrill.