Concert Wishes You a Merry Christmas at Avenue Viera
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra in Free Holiday Performance December 10
(VIERA, FL) November 28, 2016 – The Space Coast Symphony Holiday for Everyone continues with a free mega concert at the Avenue Viera on Saturday, December 10 at 7:00 PM. We Wish You a Merry Christmas will be presented outside the Carmike Theater, with members of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra in a concert of Christmas favorites. The 2nd annual program will include familiar holiday music selections, including “Sleigh Ride,” and “Christmas Festival,” along with selections from the film scores of Sound of Music, Miracle on 34th Street, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Polar Express, and Star Wars. SThe relaxed program will include familiar holiday music selections, including Sleigh Ride, Christmas Festival, and other favorites. Also on the program are selections from the film scores of Sound of Music, Miracle on 34th Street, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Polar Express, and Santa and Mrs. Claus are scheduled to make an appearance during the concert, which will also include a reading of The Night Before Christmas. The concert will conclude with an invitation to Avenue Viera shoppers to join in a sing-along of Christmas carols. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to the casual outdoor program. For more information about We Wish You a Merry Christmas, presented by the Avenue Viera and sponsored by Tropic-Care of Fla, Inc., Commercial Landscape and Lawn Maintenance, visit the orchestra website at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org or call toll free to 855-252-7276. The Avenue Viera is an outdoor lifestyle retail center off Lake Andrew Drive in Viera, 32940.
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra Conductor and Artistic Director Aaron Collins is proud to have partnered with the Avenue Viera for the second year in a presentation of free musical events.
“The look on the shoppers’ faces turns from surprise to delight when the music starts at the Avenue Viera,” said Collins. “It starts on Black Friday with music for the lighting of the 35′ tree and continues with weeks of free concerts and caroling by community and school groups. We Wish You A Merry Christmas is the biggest event of all, with the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra performing some of the season’s most beloved holiday music for everyone at the Avenue Viera. You won’t want to miss the fun on December 10th!”
ABOUT THE AVENUE VIERA — The Avenue is an outdoor lifestyle center concept with four locations throughout the Southeast. The Avenue offers a dynamic mix of premier national retailers, select local merchants and specialty restaurants reflective of local demand and fashion trends. The shopping destination features an open-air, pedestrian friendly setting convenient to major metropolitan areas. Shoppers can visit The Avenue at one of its three metro Atlanta locations, or in Viera, Florida. The outdoor lifestyle center maintains a mix of retailers and restaurants to create a one stop shopping destination. Guests to the Avenue Viera are invited year-round to participate in a variety of exciting events. Find more event information here: http://www.avenueviera.com/events
THE SPACE COAST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA— The SCSO is a lively and passionate Central Florida orchestra comprised of professional musicians, music educators and mentored amateurs of exceptional ability. The Orchestra was formed by Conductor and Artistic Director Aaron T. Collins with a two-fold mission: to provide mentoring and performance opportunities for Florida’s finest young musicians as well as to provide professional concerts at genuinely affordable prices. The ultimate goal of the organization is to help ensure the symphonic tradition for the enjoyment of future generations.
33-year old Aaron T. Collins is garnering recognition for his achievements. LEAD Brevard named the ambitious Collins one of their “4 under 40” Young Professionals, the youngest-ever recipient of the honor. Space Coast Business magazine listed him as one of Brevard’s “100 Most Admired Businesspeople.” In 2016, Collins won the Richard A. Stark Award for cultural leadership from the Cultural Council of Indian River County. Through his personal involvement with more than a dozen performing arts groups, pioneering reciprocal ad program and social media cross promotions, Collins has gained a reputation for generosity; championing other arts organizations throughout Central Florida for the cultural enrichment of the community.
The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra performs in several very comfortable venues in Brevard and Indian River counties, with advance general admission tickets priced at just $20. School-aged children 18 years and under are admitted free of charge, as are college students with a valid ID. In keeping with their mission, the symphony provides a unique Symphony for Everyone ticketing program, a “pay-what-you-can” option designed to provide substantially discounted admission to any Space Coast Symphony concert.
Relying on a non-traditional orchestra model and a slim budget, the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra is one of only 19 U.S. orchestras to perform year-round. In addition to maintaining the Space Coast Symphony JAZZ Orchestra and Space Coast Symphony Wind Orchestra, the non-profit organization provides numerous separate and free ensemble performances. More information about the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concerts, ticket sales, venues, directions and sponsorship opportunities is available at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org by calling toll free (855) 252-7276.