The Winds of Change

What changed first, the band or the music?  In answer to that question, the FSC Symphony Band traces the transformation of the wind ensemble and its repertoire from the 1950’s through the present.  From band music that shifted from transcriptions to original works – and musical innovations that incorporated compositional and textural changes – judge […]

Jazz Impressions

Thursday, March 31, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Jazz Ensemble, Paul Butcher, director With joy and expertise, jazz director Paul Butcher leads the members of the FSC Jazz Ensemble in a performance featuring all that is enjoyable and distinctive about this great American art form.  Celebrating the diverse repertoire and appealing styles that make up […]

Polk State College Bands

PSC Fine Arts

Thursday, March 31 at 7:30pm.

Lakeland Concert Band Concert

Lakeland Concert Band

March 20. Preshow 1:45pm. Concert 2:30pm. FREE.

Over 55 Show Band Concert: Wearing O’ the Green

March 13 at 2pm. Over 55 Show Band Concert presents “Wearing O’ the Green.”

An Evening of Musical Memories: Ron Seggi & His Orchestra

March 12 at 6 pm: Ron Seggi and his Orchestra. A Las Vegas big band experience featuring music by Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and more. Tickets: $15, $20, $25. 

Over 55 Show Band: Thoughts & Feelings of Love

Over 55 Show Band

Lakeland Concert Band Concert

Lakeland Concert Band

Preshow is at 1:45pm. Concert is at 2:30pm. The pre-show at 1:45 pm features LCB’s very own “Music Ambassadors of Swing” dance band, as a preview for their upcoming public dance. The Winter Concert (2:30 pm) features ballet music from several operas and songs from “The Phantom of the Opera” music by The Association, a […]

Over 55 Show Band Concert: “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

Over 55 Show Band

Equinox Little Big Band: Sinatra Centennial Show

Equinox Little Big Band - Sinatra

7:30 pm, January 8 on the Special Performance Series at Polk State College. Fashioned in the style and swagger of the legendary entertainers led by Frank Sinatra, Davis and Johnson are putting their own stamp on the Great American songbook. Tickets: $20.

Polk Arts Alliance

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