Sinfonia Gulf Coast, the Emerald Coast’s only fully professional symphony orchestra, presents the highest caliber concerts, events and educational programming featuring the best regional musicians and award winning international guest artists. Crescendo! is one of the organization’s premier events and it is right around the corner.
Crescendo! is an exciting new cultural extravaganza to benefit Sinfonia Gulf Coast and its music education and community engagement initiatives. This energy-infused experience will celebrate the cultural and culinary arts by showcasing world-class vintners, expert spirit purveyors, amazing auction items, and an award-winning musical guest.
Sinfonia’s Crescendo! will feature multiple Vintner Dinners on Friday, February 16, beginning at 6 PM and hosted in elegant homes and venues throughout the region. Some of the country’s best vineyards including Aloft, Blackbird, Charles Krug, Calluna, Dunstan, Mario Perelli-Minetti, Sanglier Cellars, and Tournesol will be pouring wines. Culinary maestros include top chefs from the Gulf Coast region including: Nikhil Abuvala, Orion Cordoves, Chris Holbrook, Jack McGuckin, Brendan Spavey, and Wesley True.
The main event will be held at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa on February 18, 2018 at 11:30 AM. This event is held in the coastal ballroom at Sandestin in Miramar Beach. Enjoy reserved table seating, hors d’oeuvres, full, seated lunch and an all-inclusive afternoon of incredible fun with live and silent auction items. Cabaret performances highlight the event and feature Nicholas Rodriguez, who was in Sex & the City 2 and also the lead in Tarzan on Broadway! Complimentary valet parking included. Tables of 10 available by calling the Sinfonia office 850-460-8800.
LINK UP program in conjunction with Carnegie Hall
Live orchestra performances for students (with bus transportation)
Musicians in schools
Guest artists in schools
Youth Orchestra programs
Students4free (free student tickets with any adult preferred purchase)
Arts in medicine with Sacred Heart Hospital
Paint the music project for third through eighth graders in Okaloosa Walton County
This is an opportunity to enjoy great food, wine and music as well as to help our community and our schools. Please join us for Crescendo! Click HERE to read all about the 2017/2018 season.