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The Suncoast Culture Club podcast is your weekly dose of what’s happening in the performing and visual arts on Florida’s Suncoast, including interviews, reviews, discussions, behind the scene tidbits, and insider trading. Join State College of Florida arts faculty and staff members as they bring you all the arts happenings on the Suncoast from music to dance to art to theatre. Come along and join our club.
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What does a creative, imaginative theatre junkie do during a pandemic? Well, establishes a new theatre company on the Suncoast, of course! Come join the founder of the new Dingbat Theatre Project, Luke McFatrich, and the project's choreographer, Brian Finnerty, as they share with us the mission, philosophy, and purpose of the Dingbat Theatre Project, as well as tell us all about Dingbat's second production, Shrek, being performed at the Bazaar on Apricot & Lime May 6 through May 15.Come along and join the club!• Dingbat Theatre Company Website & Facebook & Instagram• The Bazaar at Apricot and Lime Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Venice Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube & Twitter & Trip Advisor• The Players Centre for the Performing Arts Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Music Compound Website & Facebook & Instagram• Asolo Repertory Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Urbanite Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Florida Studio Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Manatee Performing Arts Center Website & Facebook & Twitter & YouTube• Sarasota Ballet Website & Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
For the past 20 years of his 32-year teaching career, Dr. Owen Bradley has been the  band director at North Port High School in Sarasota County. Looking back on his career choice, he says he can't remember a time when he didn't want to a band director and now, as his final years in the profession draw to a close, he is reflecting on the changes that have occurred: "In the past, the most meaningful thing about my job was making music, now...it's about the relationships I get to build with students." How has technology impacted his profession and the students?Who else can say they took their band to Italy 6 weeks before a pandemic broke out?Should Music Performance Assessment scores be used in music teacher evaluations?How does a young band director build trust, respect, and classroom discipline?All that and more on this week's episode of the Suncoast Culture Club podcast.Come along and join the club!• Northport High School Band Facebook • Redlands Grill Website & Facebook• Sarasota Orchestra Website & Facebook & Instagram & Twitter &  YouTube• State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & InstagramSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
To celebrate its 5th season, the SCF Bradenton Symphony Orchestra brings you Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, Brahm’s Hungarian Dance No. 5, Stamitz’s Clarinet Concerto No. 5 featuring soloist and SCF clarinet instructor Eric Anderson, and Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 5. Join us on Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. SCF students, faculty, and staff can attend live in the Neel Performing Arts Center, while all others can view the performance on the SCF Music Facebook page.• Dr. Robyn L. Bell Website & Facebook & Instagram• Eric Anderson, Clarinet Soloist Website• SCF Music Program Facebook Page Link to watch the concert live• SCF Foundation Donate2Music Link to donate to the SCF Music Program• Text Code to donate to the SCF Music Program: Text "SCFMUSIC" to 41444 • State College of Florida Music Program Website & Instagram• State College of Florida Theatre Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & Instagram & LinkedInSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
In a brilliant collaborative project, the SCF Theatre students have chosen monologues to act out while the SCF Music student composers have written original compositions to accompany the readings. Listen to composition instructor Rex Willis and theatre assistant professor Amanda Schlachter explain how this project came about, the learning process and experience for the students, and the rewarding end product that will be presented on Friday, April 16 at 11:00 a.m. in the Neel Performing Arts Center.SCF students, faculty, and staff can attend in person. All others may watch the performance on the SCF Music Facebook page.Come along and join the club! • SCF Music Program Facebook Page Link to watch the concert live• SCF Foundation Donate2Music Link to donate to the SCF Music Program• Text Code to donate to the SCF Music Program: Text "SCFMUSIC" to 41444 • State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• SCF Theatre Program Website & Facebook Page & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & Instagram Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
The Sarasota Orchestra's upcoming concert, "Mozart and Mendelssohn," features its first guest conductor and soloist since March 12, 2020! Maestro Stephen Mulligan, violin soloist David Coucheron, concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the string section of the Sarasota Orchestra will present Mendelssohn's Sinfonia No. 9 and Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 live in Holley Hall April 15-18, with streaming viewing April 22-27.Take a listen as Stephen and David tell us about their musical journeys (including 5-years at the Sarasota Music Festival!), their experiences during the Covid-19 shutdown, these two wonderful pieces of music, and so much more (how DOES one care for a violin made in 1725?????) on this episode of the Suncoast Culture Club podcast.Come along and join the club!• Sarasota Orchestra Website & Facebook & Instagram & Twitter &  YouTube• Conductor Stephen Mulligan Website• The Pops Orchestra of Bradenton and Sarasota Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & InstagramSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
When Covid shuts down your theatre performances at the State College of Florida, what do you do?You turn to the Greek myths, where mask wearing was the norm, and you allow your students to pick their myths, write their scripts and produce their own plays – casting, lights, sets, music, blocking, and all. Oh, but let's not stop there...enter the SCF Film Department and its talented students and faculty to take these SCF Theatre student plays and turn them into big screen productions!Join SCF Theatre faculty Amanda Schlachter and Craig Smith, SCF Film faculty Chris Bellanca, and students Makenna Seifke and Tony Gallucci as they tell us all about the process and the product on this week's episode of the Suncoast Culture Club podcast.Come along and join the club!• Mythos Project Website• SCF Theatre Program Website & Facebook Page & Instagram• State College of Florida Film Club  Facebook • State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & InstagramSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
From Crossville, Tennessee to Sarasota, Florida, how did Urbanite Theatre's co-founder Summer Dawn Wallace land on the Suncoast to bring us cutting edge, ground breaking theatre? And who are the amazing women playwrights that will be featured on this year's Modern Works Festival from April 14 to 18? Take a listen to this week's episode of the Suncoast Culture Club podcast and find out.Come along and join the club!• Urbanite Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Asolo Repertory Theatre Website & Facebook Page & Instagram & YouTube • Lida Key Beach Website• Lila Restaurant Website & Facebook & Instagram• Baker and Wife Restaurant Website & Facebook & Instagram• Bikram Yoga Sarasota Website & Facebook & Instagram• SCF Theatre Program Website & Facebook Page & Instagram• SCF Website and Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• SCF Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• SCF Foundation Website & Facebook & Instagram & LinkedInSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
Don’t let the SCF Symphonic Band fool you, this music may be unbelievable, but it is true! Featuring band works such as Godzilla Eats Las Vegas, Voodoo, Snakes, and more, this concert will have you fooled into thinking you have entered a new reality. Fun, scary, and unbelievable! If you are a member of the SCF family (student, staff, or faculty member), you may join us live and in person (up to 100 people) in the Neel Performing Arts Center, free of charge, on Thursday, April 1 at 7:30 PM  – email boxoffice@scf.edu to get your name on the attendee list.If you are a guest to the campus, join us for free on the SCF Music Facebook page on the same date and time (Thursday, April 1 at 7:30 PM) to enjoy the concert. • Tom Duffy Website & Facebook & Instagram• Eric Whitacre Website & Facebook • Daniel Bukvich Website & Facebook• Sir Malcolm Arnold Website • SCF Music Program Facebook Page Link to watch the concert live• SCF Foundation Donate2Music Link to donate to the SCF Music Program• Text Code to donate to the SCF Music Program: Text "SCFMUSIC" to 41444 • State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• SCF Theatre Program Website & Facebook Page & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website and Facebook and Instagram and LinkedInSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
For the past four years, she has been the leader of the visual and performing arts teachers for the the Manatee County School District by helping them devise curricula, working with principals to understand scheduling, and seeking professional development workshops specifically for arts educators, but Julie Hebert quickly realized there was a funding issue for her many initiatives. So what did she do? She started an organization called the Manatee Arts Education Council that helps raise funds for arts student events, in-service opportunities for arts educators, and recognition for outstanding teachers and leaders in the arts on the Suncoast through its annual program called Arts Alive.This year's Arts Alive event is Monday, March 29 at the Grove Restaurant in Lakewood Ranch and will recognize 10 of our area's greatest art teachers, leaders, and champions.Hear Julie's story of how she came in to her role, why she started the Manatee Arts Education Council, and, the most important question of all...the saxophone octave key or the clarinet register key!Come along and join the club!Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
The SCF Guitar Ensemble presents music from all four corners of the earth: east, west, above and below the equator, music inspired by Thailand, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, the Northern Lights of Alaska, who knows where the sounds will take you! This feast for the ears will include never before heard, newly commissioned works and a few popular favorites. The SCF Guitar Ensemble creates an orchestra-chamber sound like none other. You'll not want to miss this unique performance!• Dr. Pete Carney Website & Facebook & Instagram • Roger Hudson Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Dr. Jonathan Godfrey Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• SCF Theatre Program Website & Facebook Page & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & Instagram Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
 On the Suncoast, you've seen her as Queenie in Showboat and as Fannie Lou Hamer in Fannie (both at the Asolo Repertory Theatre), but you may have also seen her as the Narrator in the PBS production of A Christmas Carol, the Concert and, if you are from Chicago or Washington D.C., you have seen her in hundreds of other productions.Though while training to be an actress at a conservatory, she was told she would only get small "maid" type roles, she has found her own voice, made her mark, and shattered the color barriers in the theatre world.Hailing from Chicago, actress, singer, and entertainer E. Faye Butler has been inducted into the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C., was named the 2020 "Chicagoan of the Year" by the Chicago Tribune, and has been showered with award after award for her incredible talent and craft.Want to know how she tackled the pandemic head on? How about her perspective on typecasting? And, the answer to the all important question, "Porgy and Bess or Hamilton?"Come along and join the club!Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
How has the pandemic affected the Suncoast's most culturally relevant artistic organization? How has Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's founder Nate Jacobs seen the color barriers of our area's cultural arts offerings change over the past 25 years? What's next for this ever changing organization and its creative and imaginative leader? And...let's settle the score...Smokey Robinson or Marvin Gaye?All that and more on this week's Suncoast Culture Club podcast. Come along and join the club!Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
Just as using shards of glass and tile to create a whole new image in art, so can individual singers be brought together to create a variety of vocal ensembles from small duos to a large choir. In this concert, the SCF Choirs will explore the many ways of presenting choral music during challenging times.• SCF Music Program Facebook Page Link to watch the concert live• SCF Foundation Donate2Music Link to donate to the SCF Music Program• Text Code to donate to the SCF Music Program: Text "SCFMUSIC" to 41444 • State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook &  Instagram• State College of Florida Theatre Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & Instagram & LinkedInSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
Strap on your cowboy hat and boots to join the SCF Bradenton Symphony Orchestra for Boots, Banjos and the South on Thursday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. Selections will include Aaron Copland’s Hoedown and Buckaroo Holiday  from Rodeo, Donald Grantham’s Southern Harmony, which is based on four southern shape note tunes, and featuring Dr. Jon Godfrey as composer and soloist on the premier of his Okeechobee Concerto for Banjo and Orchestra. Come along and join the club!• Aaron Copland Website• Dr. Donald Grantham Website & Facebook• Dr. Jonathan Godfrey Website & Facebook & Instagram• Dr. Robyn L. Bell Website & Facebook & Instagram• SCF Music Program Facebook Page Link to watch the concert live• SCF Foundation Donate2Music Link to donate to the SCF Music Program• Text Code to donate to the SCF Music Program: Text "SCFMUSIC" to 41444 • State College of Florida Music Program Website & Instagram• State College of Florida Theatre Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & Instagram & LinkedInSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
Nate and Erin Mayland have been making a living playing on Broadway in pit orchestras for the past decade. Nate plays jazz and orchestral trombone having toured with the Four Tops, the Temptations, the Platters, and Frankie Valli, as well as performing for over 10 Broadway shows including Beetlejuice. Erin played violin in many Broadway shows and for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Show with the Rockettes, until she auditioned for this unknown, off-Broadway show called Hamilton, which became her full time job for the past six years. The two of them have an interesting connection to our Suncoast and performed a masterclass for the music students at the State College of Florida called "The Back Story to Backstage: What Gets You in the Room Where It Happens," stressing the importance of interpersonal skills in the music business industry (plus some "backstage Hamilton" tidbits!). Their new venture, "Maple and Brass" have helped them reach thousands of young musicians with inspiring stories of the grit and glamour of their musical lives. Hear Nate and Erin's tale to Broadway and beyond and how they have reimagined their careers since their industry came to a screeching halt in March of 2020.Come along and join the club!Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
She is a Brazilian-born educator and artist with extensive work experience and knowledge in theater, music, arts and literacy, and cross-cultural engagement. On the Suncoast, Maria Schaedler-Luera has served as the Manager for Arts Integration for Any Given Child Sarasota at Sarasota County Schools and serves as a drama teaching artist for the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Her company, Atomica Arts, has a simple mission: To explore the building blocks of extraordinary.She studied with theater director Augusto Boal and has taught classes and workshops that focus on Theatre of the Oppressed techniques for the American Repertory Theater, Harvard Extension School, Lesley University, and several other non-profits in Boston and Sarasota. She worked at the Harvard Art Museums developing, coordinating, and teaching gallery classes to immigrants in English, Portuguese and Spanish and at the Community Art Center in Cambridge, MA leading the Community Programs and Public Art Initiatives.Take a listen to her life's work, journey, and passion. You will be a better human for it.Come along and Join the club!• Maria Schaedler-Luera Website & Facebook & Instagram• Any Given Child Sarasota Website & Facebook• Augusto Boal Theatre of the Oppressed Website• State College of Florida Theatre Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• The Gallery at SCF Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & Instagram & LinkedInSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
Dr. Dan Burdick "retired" to Lakewood Ranch about a month ago. He is a world-class tuba player and teacher,  was on the faculty of Edinboro University in Pennsylvania, has two degrees from Boston University and his doctorate in tuba performance from the University of Michigan. He has performed with the Canadian Brass, the Detroit Symphony, the John Philip Sousa Band, and has soloed on tuba all around the world, including Austria, Italy, Germany, Scotland, and Canada. He is now the new tuba euphonium teacher at the State College of Florida and can't wait to immerse himself in the cultural arts scene on our Florida Suncoast.Hear his story and find out how much the tuba actually weighs!Come along and join the club!• Dr. Dan Burdick website & Facebook & Twitter & Instagram• International Women's Brass Conference Website & Facebook & Instagram• The Harry T. Burleigh Society Website• The Stiletto Brass Quintet Website & Facebook • The Pops Orchestra of Bradenton and Sarasota Website and Facebook and Instagram• Asolo Repertory Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Florida Studio Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Perlman Music Program Website• Sarasota Orchestra Website & Facebook & Instagram & Twitter &  YouTube• State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & InstagramSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
From shooting the Worker Project at the Sarasota Art Museum to hanging from the ceiling by her belt to shoot for the Sarasota Ballet, to taking photos of political figures such as Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama, Suncoast native Barbara Banks tells stories through pictures. Her skill and eye for light and pose make her photos remarkable, memorable, and iconic. Take a listen to her story of growing up in Sarasota, her path to photography as her art form and business, and her favorite photo shoot of all time.Come along and join the club!• Barbara Banks Website & Facebook & Instagram• State of the Arts Gallery Website  & Facebook & Instagram• Sarasota Art Museum Website & Facebook & Instagram• Sarasota Ballet Website and Facebook and Instagram • Urbanite Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram • Lila Restaurant Website & Facebook & Instagram• Michael's on East Restaurant Website and Facebook and Instagram• The Ringling Museum of Art Website & Facebook & Instagram• SCF Art Gallery Facebook & Instagram• Katherine Bzura Facebook & Instagram • State College of Florida Music Program Website & Instagram• State College of Florida Theatre Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website and Facebook and Instagram and LinkedInSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
Ever wonder what the state of Florida does to support music education? Listen to this episode as Melodie Dickerson and Robyn Bell explain what the state sponsored "Student Artist Competition" is and meet SCF Music's eight students who will be competing this January for the $2000 scholarship. These eight students will be presenting their competition pieces in a recital on Thursday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m. live-streamed on the SCF Music's Facebook Page. You won't want to miss these fine musicians:Silvia Hernandez-Soprano singerAnna Rodriguez-Alto singerSean Jatich-Alto SaxophoneChloe Armentrout-ClarinetHenley Connor-Jazz Drum KitJacob Wicks-Classical GuitarNathan Reid-TubaNick Vagn-TromboneCome along and  join the club!• State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & Instagram• The Florida College System Activities Association Website & Facebook Support the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
In the halls of the SCF Music building, you often hear, "Ms. Aza! Ms. Aza!" as student affectionately call her. To her colleagues, she is simply known as "Aza, piano player and teacher extraordinaire." Her road from Russia led her to an unfamiliar place, hearing an unfamiliar language, but performing very familiar music. Take a listen as Aza Torshkoeva describes her upbringing, early piano successes, navigation of the immigration system, and love of teaching the piano students at the State College of Florida. Come along and join the club! • Aza Torshkoeva Website & Facebook & Instragram & YouTube & Spotify• West Coast Black Theatre Troupe Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• Asolo Repertory Theatre Website & Facebook & Instagram & YouTube• State College of Florida Music Program Website & Facebook & Instagram• State College of Florida Foundation Website & Facebook & Instagram• The Pops Orchestra of Bradenton and Sarasota Website & Facebook & InstagramSupport the show (https://scf-foundation.org/suncoastcultureclub/)
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