Donor Engagement

Casey Murphy
Position:
Grants and Donor Communications Manager

Miscellaneous Information

Joined the Orchestra in 2022

Hometown: Rochester, MI

Casey describes his role as essentially that of a storyteller. Writing grant proposals and donor communications is largely about collecting, crafting, and conveying the story of Sarasota Orchestra—who we have been, who we are now, and who we want to be in the future.

Education and Experience:

Casey earned a B.A. in Theatre/English from the University of Michigan. Before coming to the Orchestra, he was a Development Associate for Foundation Relations & Individual Giving at Asolo Repertory Theatre.

Favorite Classical Music Work:

"Johann Hummel – Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra (E-Flat Major). As a young trumpet player, I grew up listening to this and absolutely idolizing Wynton Marsalis."

People are surprised when they learn this about you:

Casey has worked as an actor in New York, regionally, and locally. Select theatres at which he has appeared include Urbanite Theatre, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, Florida Studio Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Bigfork Summer Playhouse, and the Michigan Shakespeare Festival.

Give to the
Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund ensure that Sarasota Orchestra can continue to share the gift of music with our community through concerts, education and outreach programs. Please join us by making a donation today. Together, we can keep the music playing, now and always.

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Special Events

Deepen your connection and make great memories with Sarasota Orchestra at these delightful happenings.


Side-By-Side Brunch
November 13, 2022

Discoveries Dinner
December 19, 2022

Pops Dinner
January 19, 2023

Special Concert and Gala featuring Yo‌-‌Yo Ma
March 2, 2023

Masterworks Dinner
March 28, 2023

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Box Office: 941.953.3434
Administration: 941.953.4252

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