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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Cultural Council of Indian River County is hosting a classical concert at Christ by the Sea United Methodist Church on A1A in Vero Beach.
Global American Broadcasting Network is the local sponsor for the evening's event and will broadcast the concert live via the Internet.
James Brooks-Bruzzese, artistic director for Symphony of the Americas, working with Marcos Flores at the church, decided to add a conductors workshop with four local conductors: Michael L. Carter, minister of music and worship at First Baptist Church of Vero Beach; Matt Stott, orchestra director for the School District of Indian River County, where he teaches at Vero Beach High School and Gifford Middle School; Sean Srigley, band director for the school district and Ryan Kasten, associate director of music ministry at the Community Church of Vero Beach.
Children from the Academy for the Performing Arts will be greeters and help with ticket sales. The workshop will start the evening at 5 p.m. Mr. Flores will rehearse at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. there will be a musicians reception. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets cost $25 in advance from www.cultural-council.org, (772) 770-4857 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Credit cards, checks or cash accepted.