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Musical Happy Hour

2017 – 2018 Concert Series


November 10, December 1, January 12, February 23,

March 16, April 6

Prior to Sunday Evening Concerts

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

$20 each / $100 series

Meet and hear Maestro Raffaele Ponti, conductor for the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, as he gives a dynamic sneak peek into each of his six scheduled concerts.  Discover why he chose the specific pieces.  Learn about one of the pieces of each concert in-depth as he talks about the musical examples of each and how different conductors interpret the same piece of music uniquely.  Enjoy this rare opportunity to hear first-hand about each vibrant performance.


Instructor:  Maestro Raffaele Ponti


Nov 10th – A Salute to Our Armed Forces

Dec 1st – Sounds of the Season

Jan 12th – Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess

Feb 23rd – Ravel’s Bolero

Mar 16th – An Evening of John Williams & Friends

Apr 6th – Stravinsky’s Firebird

Musical Happy Hour held at

FGCU’s Renaissance Academy

117 Herald Court, #211

Punta Gorda, FL  33950


Register for Classes


Phone:  941-505-0130

Payment:  Check, Money Order, Credit Card–No Cash Payments



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