Concerts: Oct. 11, 2012

October 11, 2012 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

Manatee

CLASSICAL

OCT. 11: State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota Musical Faculty Recital: Martha Lopez, soprano, 8 p.m. Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $4-$8.

OCT. 21: Sanctuary Concerts: "Beautiful Melodies Across The Ages," with Robert Lischetti, tenor, Julie Cornwall, cellist, Don Bryn, pianist, 2:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-371-4974.

OCT. 21: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Series: Mary Mozelle, organist, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 601 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation.

OCT. 23: Sarasota Orchestra's Musical Mornings: Betsy Trapa, flutist, and Cheryl Loser, harpist, 10 a.m., The Shores, 1700 Third Ave. W., Bradenton; $15. Information: 941-782-3278.

NOV. 8: State College of Florida Symphonic Wind Ensemble, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

NOV. 13: Sarasota Orchestra's Musical Mornings: Brass Quintet, 10 a.m., Crosley Estate, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-782-3278.

NOV. 15: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Symphony Orchestra "Dial M for Murder," concert, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

NOV. 18: Sanctuary Concerts: "Beautiful Melodies Across The Ages," the Mike Markaverich Trio, 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota; $15.

COUNTRY

OCT. 13: Jerrod Niemann, 7 p.m., Joyland; $15/$20. Information: 941-756-6060.

NOV. 24: DeSoto Music Fest: Easton Corbin, Craig Campbell, Lawyers, Guns and Money, Dr. Dave Band, Gretchen Wilson, Love and Thefts, noon-10 p.m., Manatee County Fairgrounds, 1303 17th St. W., Palmetto; $29.99-$100. Information: 941-722-8951.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 4: State College of Florida "Holiday Concert," featuring SCF Choirs, Guitar Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

DEC. 18: Gloria Musicae's "Celebrating the Season," 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $35 adults, $15 students. Information: 941-360-7399.

JAZZ

NOV. 29: State College of Florida Jazz Bands, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-48.

ROCK/BLUES

DEC. 1: Bradenton Blues Festival, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Riverwalk, Bradenton; $25 advance, $30 day of the event. Information: www.bradentonbluesfestival.org.

SARASOTA

CELTIC

NOV. 1: Celtic Thunder, 7:30 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$80.

CLASSICAL

NOV. 2: The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast's Emerging Artists Performance Series: The Ariel Quartet, 5:30 p.m., Tube Dude Gallery, 1001 Central Ave., Sarasota; no charge. Information: 941-955-4942.

NOV. 4: Concert and Lecture series: "History of Keyboard Instruments" 3 p.m., Allegro Music Academy, 241 Whitfield Ave., Sarasota; no charge.

NOV. 4: The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast's Emerging Artists Performance Series: The Ariel Quartet, 3:30 p.m., Temple Sinai, 4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota; no charge. Information: 941-955-4942.

NOV. 9-11: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "The Four Seasons + 7," 8 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

NOV. 14: Sarasota Concert Association's Munchtime Musicales: Sylvia Reynolds Eckes, noon, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Sarasota; no charge.

NOV. 15: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "Maslanka and Mahler," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

JAZZ

OCT. 12: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: The Greg Nielsen Quintet, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers.

OCT. 19: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: Haferhouse Jazz Quartet, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers.

OCT. 26: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: Ben Roberts Quartet, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers.

NOV. 10: The South County Jazz Club series: Dan Miller and Lew Del Gatto, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota; $15, $10 GPAC members. Information: 941-552-5325.

NOV. 18: Sarasota Orchestra "Roarin' 20s, Hot Jazz on a Snazzzy Sunday," 11:30 a.m., Michaels on East, 1212 East Ave. S., Sarasota; $100, brunch included.

OPERA

NOV. 2: Singers from the Sarasota Opera, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center; no charge, reservations are required. Information: 941-552-5325.

OTHER

NOV. 17: Then and Now, the Music of New College Students: The Jack Quartet, 8 p.m., Mildred Sainer Music and Arts Pavilion, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota; $15 general admission, $5 non-New College students. Information: 941-487-4888.

POPS

OCT. 10-13: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape series: "Stompin' at the Savoy," 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10 and 12, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Holley Hall; $26 and up.

OCT. 19: Florida Orchestra Rock Concert series: "The Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel," 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $35-$75.

SUN CITY

CLASSICAL

NOV. 4-MARCH 3: St. Andrew Fine Arts Concert Series: Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet, Nov. 4; Eleonora Lvov, pianist, Dec. 2; Daniel Rodriquez, tenor, Jan. 6; Ken Dake, piano and organ, Feb. 10; Kyoung and Won Cho, soprano and bass bariton, March 3. All performances are 3 p.m. at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd., W., Sun City Center. Tickets: $10. Information: 813-634-1252.

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