SUNCOAST SINGERS of Florida 

Celebrating 37 Years of Family-Friendly Choral Music

Providing family friendly choral entertainment to Pinellas County and surrounding areas.


 
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Suncoast Singers is in its 37th year! Here are some of our highlights:


1980 Began performing as the Largo Community Chorus, under  the direction of Mary Jane Johns (also founder of Clearwater Community Chorus)



1982 Chorus was renamed Suncoast Singers after receiving seed money from Howard and Maxine Cook



1983 Registered as 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation





1985 Presented a full production of The Music Man at Largo High School Auditorium


1988 Began rehearsing in Largo High School's Choral Music room




Began performing at St. Petersburg Junior College Auditorium in Clearwater



1989 Performed at Tampa Bay Buccaneers halftime show



1990 10th Anniversary Celebration



1995 Mary Jane Johns retires as artistic director and a new director is appointed

The chorus celebrated its 15th Anniversary



1996 Suncoast Singers becomes an anchor performance group at the new Largo Cultural Center




2004 Artistic Director Rob Knabel and accompanist Dede Natale are hired

Moved rehearsal venue to Faith Presbyterian Church in Seminole



2005 Celebrated with 25th Anniversary with a Silver Jubilee Show



2006 30 members of Suncoast Singers performed with the East Lake High School Chorus and other choruses from around the nation at New York City's famed Carnegie Hall. The concert commemorated 250th anniversary of Wolfgang Mozart's birth



2007 Moved mid-Pinellas County performance venue to Faith Presbyterian Church in Seminole

Began hosting dinner concerts to benefit the church's Honduras Mission Team



2009 At the request of audiences, Suncoast Singers began giving dinner concerts for all concert themes at Faith Presbyterian Church



2010 Celebrated Suncoast Singers of Florida's 30th Anniversary

Select members of Suncoast Singers performed at Carnegie Hall



2010/11 For its 31st season, Suncoast Singers of Florida presented "Christmas USA" and "When We Were Young"

 



2012/13 Started performing at Richey Suncoast Theatre in New Port Richey

 

Started perfoming at Honeywell Minnreg Hall in Largo



 


2013 Moved rehearsal venue to St. Paul United Methodist Church in Largo to attract more north Pinellas County singers


2015 Celebrated 35th Anniversary with A Century of Song 

Returned to performing at the Largo Cultural Center

Invited to perform at Mease Manor, a new north county performance venue for the chorus. 

Ticket prices were reduced


Publicity efforts were expanded to include social media 

A new grant development manager was recruited

Performance risers were donated to the chorus.  

2016 Concert venues will include local high schools.  Concert participation will include Elementary and High School students.


2017 Performed at new venues at East Lake High School, St. Petersburg High School and Christ Church.  Students at East Lake High School and St. Petersburg High School share the program with Suncoast Singers.

Suncoast Singers Box Office and information 781-854-8237

Season Tickets are available for the shows at Faith Center

 

Suncoast Singers accepts VISA, Master Card, and Discover

 

The Note-Ables and A Class Act

In 1983, a group of Suncoast Singers women formed a small group, The Note-Ables. They perform at venues throughout Pinellas County and act as goodwill ambassadors for the chorus. 


In 2008, "A Class Act" was formed with seven women, two men, and one accompanist. The ensemble performs for area organizations seeking musical entertainment. 


The performance rate for both ensembles is $150.00 per hour,  including set up and tear down of equipment (usually 2 hours). To book these groups, please call Juanita at 727-623-9193.

 

Tax Free Donations

Suncoast Singers is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.

All donations are tax deductible.

To be a patron call (781)854-8237.

Patrons can have their name appear in the programs for all shows

 

Interested in becoming a new member?

Suncoast Singers of Florida is auditioning singers! Click here for a new member application, or email us at: [email protected].