Welcome to the 2017-2018 Season of The Suncoast Symphony Orchestra

The orchestra is a member of the Pinellas Arts Foundation. All members of the orchestra donate their time. For anyone interested in joining the orchestra, we currently have openings in all of the string sections and in the percussion section. If you know of a string/percussion musician who would like more information about joining our orchestra please have them contact Jim Mateka.

Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 7:15pm-9:30pm; Downbeat at 7:30pm with Dr. Ted DeCorso at the podium.
Grace Lutheran Church, 1812 North Highland Avenue, Clearwater 33755-2136  Map 

Remember to bring a stand and be prepared to play some challenging music! 

Upcoming Concert Series:

Series III:

Monday April 9, 2018 at 7:00pm
  Highland Lakes
  3300 MacGregor Dr., Palm Harbor, FL 34684
  Donations Welcome
Friday April 13, 2018 at 7:30pm
  North Bay Community Church
  3170 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater
  Donations Welcome

  Saturday April 14, 2018 at 4:00pm
  Palm Harbor United Methodist Church
  1551 Belcher Road, Palm Harbor
  Donations Welcome

Sunday April 15, 2018 at 2:30pm
  St. Jerome Catholic Church
  10895 Hamlin Boulevard, Largo, FL 33774
  Donations Welcome

Wednesday April 18, 2018 at 7:30pm
  Grace Lutheran Church
  1812 N Highland Ave, Clearwater, FL 33755
  Donations Welcome

May 1st 2018

Give Day Tampa Bay - May 1, 2018



Series III Program

Suncoast Symphony Presents:

Hollywood BlockBusters!

Curtain Up!                                                      Arranged by Bob Krogstad


Jurassic Park                                                    John Williams

            Piano:  Desiree Little                       Arranged by Calvin Custer


Lord of the Rings                                        Howard Shore

                                                                               Arranged by John Whitney


Tara:  A Short Symphonic Poem                 Max Steiner

            From “Gone With the Wind”            Paraphrased and Scored 

                                                                                  by F. Campbell-Watson


Overture to West Side Story                      Leonard Bernstein

            Celebrating the Leonard Bernstein Centennial



Theme from Rocky:  “Gonna Fly Now”        Bill Conti  

                                                                       Arranged by Christina Cruder


Pirates of the Caribbean                    Klaus Badelt

                                                                        Arranged by Ted Ricketts                  

 Duke Ellington                                      Music by Duke Ellington

                                                                        Arranged by Calvin Custer                                        

Star Wars:  Epic Part II                          John Williams

                                                                       Arranged by Robert W. Smith



Stars and Stripes Forever John Phillip Sousa