A full house was the sight that greeted Traba and Losey, the estimable Flute and Harp Duo from the Sarasota Orchestra. The SMC is doing a great job of inviting members and guests to the monthly meeting/concerts, and Program Chairman Barbara Roth-Donaldson continues to do a great job of lining up talent.
The Sarasota Music Club's upcoming 85th Anniversary inspired a campaign to donate $8,500 to organizations that share its mission of promoting music education and performance. Any Sarasota or Manatee county organization dedicated to music performance and/or education can apply.
The Sarasota Music Club always has interesting programs, along with really nice coffee and sugary things to ruin my diet. Last Friday it was cinnamon rolls, made by hand in the Sunnyside Village kitchen - mmm, good! I actually never learned to like coffee, though I do like the smell. (When I was a kid, my favorite aisle in our old A&P was where the coffee grinders were...what, you, too?)
The Seminole District of the Florida Federation of Music Club met on Saturday, November 17, in Sarasota.
The wife-and-husband team of Karen and Christopher Romig returned to the Sarasota Music Club to open the 2014-2015 season on October 17.