Sinfonia Gulf Coast Classical Connections Series features Violinist Corinne Stillwell at Grace Lutheran Church on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 7:30pm. Tickets available online at sinfoniagulfcoast.org. The final concert of the Silver Sands Premium Outlet's Classical Connections Series welcomes violinist Corinne Stillwell to perform alongside Sinfonia's principal musicians. Stillwell, who is on faculty at both Florida State University and the Brevard Music Festival, joins us as guest concert master on Copland's "Appalachian Spring" (13-instrument version) and Mendelssohn's "Octet" and will be the featured soloist on Piazzolla's "Las Cuatro estaciones porteñas" (The Four Seasons). The superb acoustics in Grace Lutheran Church will be the pitch perfect backdrop for this performance. Copland: Suite from Appalachian Spring, original version for 13 instruments Ensemble: Sinfonia Gulf Coast Conductor: Demetrius Fuller Piazzolla: Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (Four Seasons of Buenos Aires) Artist: Corinne Stillwell (Violin) Ensemble: Sinfonia Gulf Coast Conductor: Demetrius Fuller Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings in E flat major, Op. 20 Ensemble: Sinfonia Gulf Coast Conductor: Demetrius Fuller Violinist Corinne Stillwell entered The Juilliard School at the age of ten, where she subsequently spent 15 years, working with Dorothy DeLay, Joel Smirnoff, Earl Carlyss, and Samuel Sanders. A versatile musician, she is equally in demand as a teacher, soloist and chamber musician, and has spent 25 years as a concertmaster and orchestral leader. As a recitalist, she has performed at Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Chicago’s Dame Myra Hess series, and in Germany, Canada, and across the United States. With a repertoire of nearly 30 concerti, she has appeared frequently as soloist with numerous orchestras, including the New Jersey Symphony, the Nanjing Philharmonic in China, the Amarillo Symphony, the Greater Rochester Women’s Philharmonic, and on tour to Romania, Hungary, and Poland. Read more at FSU College of Music. “The Classical Connections performances are my favorite concerts each season. The intimate setting of the venue, with its incredible acoustics, allow an up close and personal connection between the audience and orchestra and our guest artists,” said Demetrius Fuller, Music and Artistic Director for Sinfonia Gulf Coast. “The fact that we have Corinne Stillwell, renowned soloist and professor of violin at Florida State University, paired with Sinfonia’s principal musicians, will be a real musical treat for the audience.” Classical Connections is presented by Silver Sands Premium Outlets and Sinfonia Gulf Coast. Tickets range from $29.50 to $45 per person. Tickets available online at sinfoniagulfcoast.org. Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s stellar 12th season lineup continues with the Gala Event “Rodgers & Hammerstein on Stage and Screen” on Saturday, March 31; and the Alys Beach Pops concert Sunday, May 27 (Memorial Day weekend). For more information or to purchase tickets, go to SinfoniaGulfCoast.org and call (850) 460-8800. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on volunteer opportunities, contact Elaine Tucker at(850) 460-8800 or email ETucker@SinfoniaGulfCoast.org.