Sarasota Orchestra Brunch
November 3, 2019Sunday | 10:30 am | $175pp
Selby Gardens - Michael's on the Bay
900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota
Valet Parking Available | Attire: Dressy Casual

Join us to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Sarasota Youth Orchestra Program

Over the last 60 years, Sarasota Orchestra has educated and inspired thousands of young musicians.
Music education helps students develop skills of self-esteem, discipline, teamwork, leadership and performance.
Since the Youth Orchestra program started in 1959, more than 10,000 students have been enriched by the experience.

Performances include:
John Miller Jazz Ensemble and featured Youth Orchestra Ensembles

Come enjoy a delicious brunch catered by Michael's On East and learn more about Sarasota Youth Orchestras.

Proceeds from the Brunch support Sarasota Orchestra Education Programs.

For tables, tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please call 941-487-2717 or email

Leadership Committee:

Honorary Chairs:
Dick and Leslie Rivera

Erin Christy; Charlie Huisking & Jeff Sebeika; Lydia Landa; Flora Major; Audrey Robbins & Harry Leopold

John Miller, Principal Bass; Alyson Rozier, Director of Education

Ensemble Sponsorship
  • Includes 8 seats, preferred seating and *Maestro Society Membership

  • (Tax-deductible portion $9,160)

Gold Sponsorship
  • Includes 6 Seats and *Maestro Society Membership

  • (Tax-deductible portion $4,370)

Silver Sponsorship
  • Includes 4 Seats and *Maestro Society Membership

  • (Tax-deductible portion $2,080)

Bronze Sponsorship
  • Includes 2 Seats

  • (Tax-deductible portion $1,290)

All sponsorships include:

Event Recognition:
Brunch Program Book, Event Signage, Sarasota Orchestra website

*Invitations to three Maestro Society events mailed separately.


Foundation Title Sponsor

Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Individual Title Sponsor

Angele Christine and William M. Isaac

Title Corporate Sponsor

BMO Wealth Management

Ensemble Sponsors

James and Maryann Armour Family Foundation
Flora Major for the Kutya Major Foundation
Charlotte and Charles Perret

Gold Sponsors

Anne and Robert Essner

Anne Folsom Smith Interior Design

Sherry and Thomas Koski
Audrey Robbins and Harry Leopold
Tom and Meg Ryan
Jeff Sebeika

Silver Sponsors

Stephen and Kay Aidlin
Mira Akins

Lydia Landa
Billy Robinson

Hugh Steele
David and Pamela Steves

Lois Stulberg

Bronze Sponsors

David and Linda Green
Bette and Arn Hoffman
Mary Lou Loughlin and Bob Ploussard
Marie Monsky

Judy Rudges and Dr. Stanley Katz
Kim Morey Wheeler
Sheila and Merrill Wynne


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 Every section and soloist within the orchestra played their role with strength and beauty; every tree proud and tall. Tali served as an excellent guide leading the forces with assured confidence. The overall sound was lush and, yes, intense just where it needed to be.  

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 It was a thrill ride resulting in an explosion of audience enthusiasm.  

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 Tali conveyed a clear vision for the dramatic outline of this symphony, carefully pacing the darker, searching character of the music with pastoral conversations among voices in the orchestra.  

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 If you haven’t seen Tali yet, this will be a great introduction to the skyrocketing conductor who’s quickly becoming a household name around the world. You’ll see why we feel we’re lucky to have her here.  

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