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Friday Musicale of Jacksonville, Florida

Friday Musicale of Jacksonville, Florida Friday Musicale was founded in 1890 here in Jacksonville and we have been at our current Riverside location since 1929. We are a non-profit organization.

When you host an event with us, you help to fund some of our many programs that we offer. Thank You! Friday Musicale Main Office:
904-355-7584

Friday Musicale Fax:
904-350-3548

Friday Musicale Office Hours:
Monday: 8:30am - 2:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 2:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 2:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 2:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 2:00pm

Operating as usual

The Friday Musicale upcoming music dates are here! Up next: May 27, Friday, 7pm: Florida Brass Quintet!Visit our website...
05/18/2022

The Friday Musicale upcoming music dates are here! Up next: May 27, Friday, 7pm: Florida Brass Quintet!
Visit our website for more info & concert dates!
https://fridaymusicale.com/events/

04/04/2022

Who are the members of The Adderbury Ensemble?

Martyn Jackson
British violinist Martyn Jackson was born in 1988 and has performed as a solo artist and chamber musician throughout the UK, much of Europe and the Middle East. Previous seasons have included performances of the Mendelssohn, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky Concertos and a European tour with cellist Henri Demarquette encompassing venues such as the Philharmonie and Konzerthaus in Berlin and Les Invalides in Paris. Forthcoming engagements include the Brahms, Elgar, Prokofiev, Sibelius and Tchaikovsky Concertos. Martyn made his recital debut at the Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room last autumn, as part of the Philharmonia Orchestra Martin Musical Scholarship Fund Prize Winners’ Recital Scheme. He was also invited to perform with principal players from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Milan and Rome.
Martyn is a selected artist on the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme 2013 and is a Concordia Foundation Artist. As an orchestral musician, Martyn has frequently served as Assistant Concertmaster of the LSO, Philharmonia Orchestra and BBC SSO. Martyn currently studies at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin with Professor Stephan Picard and is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, London where he studied with Professor Itzhak Rashkovsky. He performs on a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume kindly on loan to him from Frau Angela Schmeink.

Jenny Sacha
Jenny Sacha (2nd violin) began learning the violin at the age of nine with her grandfather. Four years later she gained a place at the Junior Department of the Royal Academy of Music and later went on to become a principal player of the National Youth Orchestra. Jenny graduated from the Royal Academy in 2003 obtaining a First Class Honours degree and a Postgraduate diploma. During her studies in London with soloist Maurice Hasson, she was given the opportunity to learn with Michelle Auclair at the New England Conservatory, Boston U.S.A. She led the N.E.C Chamber Orchestra in Boston and in London took principal positions in many of the Academy orchestras. Jenny has enjoyed playing for session orchestras around London and recording for Travis, Divine Comedy and Pavarotti. She has also performed in large scale concerts such as the Concert For Diana at Wembley Stadium and the Queen’s Jubilee Pop Concert at Buckingham Palace.

Chris Windass has spent much of his life based in Oxfordshire and formed the Adderbury Ensemble in 1986.
He also established the Music in Adderbury series and the famous Oxford Coffee Concert Series in the same year.
He studied at the Birmingham School of Music where he formed part of the first ever quartet in residence at the college.
After Birmingham Chris went on to study privately with Emmanuel Hurwitz and David Takeno.
His professional playing career has covered working with a wide range of ensembles from large scale symphony orchestras, chamber orchestras and Opera Companies including The London Philharmonic Orchestra,The Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, Glyndebourne and English Touring Opera, down to Chamber groups including Medici String Quartet, Brodsky String Quartet, Carducci String Quartet, Tippett String Quartet Guildhall Strings.
He His love of chamber music has always been a driving force in his teaching and playing.
He also organises the Adderbury Ensemble which gives many concerts in the UK and Europe as a chamber group and chamber orchestra.
Chris is head of strings at Bloxham and Stowe School.

Jane Fenton was principal Cellist/founder member of the Guildhall Strings, making their name when they won the International Jeunesses Musicales Competition in Belgrade - 1982.
They made their Carnegie Hall debut in 1991 on their first tour of the USA. They recorded for RCA records, regularly broadcast for the BBC and appeared in all the major international Music Festivals.
She was Principal Cellist with Glyndebourne Touring Opera for 18 years and continues to be Principal Cellist with Garsington Opera.
Jane has been a Guest artist with many established chamber music groups including;
The Composers Ensemble, The Balanescu Quartet, The Emporer Quartet and The Allegri Quartet. She is also a regular performer in the Chamber Music series "Oxford Coffee Concerts" at the Holywell, Oxford.
Jane has freelanced with The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia and The Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
She has been guest Principal Cello for The London Chamber Orchestra, The Scottish Ensemble, The Mozart festival Orchestra and Ballet Rombert.
Jane's work has a broad spectrum and has included;
Chamber music coach for Pro Corda Young Musicians Summer Course, England 1984 and 2000
Workshop/Chamber Music course in Segovia, Spain 1996
Coach and Teacher for the Orchestra Joven, Cadiz, Spain since its creation
Session fixer for Mike McEvoy (Producer and Composer)
Sessions for the "Harry Potter film" 2000
Jazz Improvisation and World Music projects @ Dartington International Summer school 1984 - 1994
Working with "Madonna" 1998

03/11/2022

The Palm Court Society Chamber Orchestra at Friday Musicale

01/28/2022

The Gainesville Brass Quintet!

Attention Clients and Guests:Our Executive Office is relocating to "The Big House" located at 630 May Street which is be...
01/14/2022

Attention Clients and Guests:

Our Executive Office is relocating to "The Big House" located at 630 May Street which is behind our historic Auditorium and L'Engle Hall.
Our phone and internet systems are experiencing some technical difficulties so please be patient with us. Feel free to use the mobile phone to contact us until further notice at (904)233-7152.
We should be up and running soon. Thank you for your support as we continue to serve the community with excellence.

Sincerely,
Carrie CeCe Cox
Venue Director

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01/05/2022
Friday Musicale

Are you interested in getting emails from Friday Musicale letting you know what's happening each month? Go to www.fridaymusicale.com and register for the email list.

Don’t miss an event! Subscribe to our monthly e-Notes! SUBSCRIBE Explore this season's concert series Friday Musicale concert season runs from October to June and offers monthly FREE concerts for the residents of Jacksonville Florida. With a variety of artists performing, concert goers can enjoy e...

We would like to encourage you to go out and support one of Jacksonville's hidden gems, the First Coast Wind Symphony, o...
12/07/2021

We would like to encourage you to go out and support one of Jacksonville's hidden gems, the First Coast Wind Symphony, on Sunday December 12 at 5:00 PM. The concert will be held in St. Johns Cathedral. This ensemble is over 30 years old and is entirely volunteers. Support local musicians!

Opps- we goofed! On our Constant Contact email reminder we have the wrong time for our Friday morning concert.  Here are...
11/22/2021

Opps- we goofed! On our Constant Contact email reminder we have the wrong time for our Friday morning concert. Here are the correct times. We are working on sending out a revised email.

Hollywood Jazz with Nick DeCarlis
Thursday, December 2nd at 7:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm)
AND
Friday, December 3rd at 11:00 am (Doors open at 10:30 am)

As a Reminder, The office will be closed Tuesday, November 23- Sunday, November 28th. Everyone enjoy a wonderful Thanksg...
11/22/2021

As a Reminder, The office will be closed Tuesday, November 23- Sunday, November 28th.

Everyone enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving Feast. We are so grateful for all of our patrons, guests, event staff, vendors, musicians and clients! Enjoy being together.

Concert Reminder: Kyle Dzapo Flute SoloistTHIS SUNDAY, November 21 @ 3:00 pm Doors Open at 2:30pmFree to the Public, Fre...
11/18/2021

Concert Reminder:
Kyle Dzapo Flute Soloist
THIS SUNDAY, November 21 @ 3:00 pm
Doors Open at 2:30pm
Free to the Public, Free Parking
Donations Appreciated

Thursday, November 11th, 2021 Friday Musicale's office will be open until 1:00pmWe thank all the Veterans for their serv...
11/10/2021

Thursday, November 11th, 2021 Friday Musicale's office will be open until 1:00pm

We thank all the Veterans for their service including our own Carrie CeCe Cox.

Some highlights from our 2nd Annual Harvest Festival!! We had such a good time. Thank you for sharing your Halloween wit...
11/09/2021

Some highlights from our 2nd Annual Harvest Festival!! We had such a good time. Thank you for sharing your Halloween with us

10/28/2021

Please come out and join us for our family friendly Harvest Fest! Happening on Halloween from 1:00pm - 5:00pm 645 Oak St.

09/28/2021

Concert Reminder.....
Friday Musicale's 132 Season Opening Night Kick-Off and Reception
6:00-7:00pm Reception
7:00pm Fanya Lynn, Piano
Free Concert to the public
Free Parking
Admission by Donation

08/30/2021

Our membership appreciation luncheon is Friday, October 1st at 11:00 a.m. Invitations are going out this week. Members may RSVP to, Jonathan, our Venue Director, by calling (904) 355-7584.

08/25/2021
Friday Musicale of Jacksonville, Florida

“Calling All Crafters: Reserve your booth for Harvest Fest now! 10X10 space, 1 6ft table, 2 chairs, for $35.00 We have 2 venues to choose from – indoor/AC and outside under the shady oak trees. If outside bring your tent.

See our Ad below. Sunday, October 31st, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free parking in our lot. Call Jonathan at (904) 355-7584 to book your spot. Historic Friday Musicale, 645 Oak Street, Jacksonville.

Friday Musicale was founded in 1890 here in Jacksonville and we have been at our current Riverside location since 1929. We are a non-profit organization. When you host an event with us, you help to fund some of our many programs that we offer. Thank You!

A sneak peak at our Fall Concert Season! We cant wait to see you!
08/12/2021

A sneak peak at our Fall Concert Season! We cant wait to see you!

Just some beautiful photos shared with us of a lovely wedding being held at Friday Musicale. Contact us for more informa...
08/08/2021

Just some beautiful photos shared with us of a lovely wedding being held at Friday Musicale. Contact us for more information regarding weddings, birthday parties, reunions, and social gatherings.

We are pleased to welcome our newest Event Manager at Friday Musicale... Christine Parker. She is an FSCJ student majori...
08/01/2021

We are pleased to welcome our newest Event Manager at Friday Musicale... Christine Parker. She is an FSCJ student majoring in Supply Chain Logistics. She has experience with events as a florist for PRI Productions.

Christina is excited to learn about event management and looks forward to planning special events with us like the Sister Cities Concert, Harvest Fest, and the Annual Holiday Concert.

3rd Annual Friday Musicale Jazz Camp. Lots of music making and mentoring today! Getting ready for their concert tomorrow...
07/29/2021

3rd Annual Friday Musicale Jazz Camp. Lots of music making and mentoring today! Getting ready for their concert tomorrow, July 31st at 4pm. Free to the public, come cheer them on!

Everyone had so much fun at this sold out event for the Chris Thomas Band Summer Dance Event! Here are a couple pictures...
07/23/2021

Everyone had so much fun at this sold out event for the Chris Thomas Band Summer Dance Event! Here are a couple pictures captured from the night.

We are hosting another social dance - Friday, November 12, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Be on the look-out for more details as we plan!

Today we celebrate Gustav Mahler’s Birthday. Born July 7th, 1860. Died May 18th, 1911. Gustav Mahler was an Austro-Bohem...
07/07/2021

Today we celebrate Gustav Mahler’s Birthday. Born July 7th, 1860. Died May 18th, 1911. Gustav Mahler was an Austro-Bohemian Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation. As a composer he acted as a bridge between the 19th century Austro-German tradition and the modernism of the early 20th century.

Happy 4th of July!! God Bless America 🇺🇸 Have a fun and safe day.**A reminder that Friday Musicale’s office will be clos...
07/04/2021

Happy 4th of July!! God Bless America 🇺🇸 Have a fun and safe day.

**A reminder that Friday Musicale’s office will be closed on July 5th in observance of the holiday. We will be back on Tuesday, July 6th! **

https://youtu.be/ynV5-L0sxmcCheck out this awesome video from last Concert Season! Stay tuned for the upcoming season so...
07/03/2021
Bold City Brass Band Concert at Nocatee

https://youtu.be/ynV5-L0sxmc
Check out this awesome video from last Concert Season! Stay tuned for the upcoming season soon!!!

The Bold City Brass Band treated Nocatee residents and their guests to a free concert on Sunday, June 20th at Nocatee Station Field. Nocatee's Blue Water Bar...

A wedding and graduation taking place today at Friday Musicale! Ceremony and reception in the Auditorium with easy a roo...
06/19/2021

A wedding and graduation taking place today at Friday Musicale! Ceremony and reception in the Auditorium with easy a room flip. Congratulations to everybody!!! What a special day.

So exciting to hear the clapping and cheering from the audience for their loved ones. Welcome back students!!
06/13/2021

So exciting to hear the clapping and cheering from the audience for their loved ones. Welcome back students!!

06/13/2021

So exciting to hear the clapping 👏 and cheering of the audience. Welcome back students!!

06/04/2021

Did you know there is only 1 more FREE Concert left in our 2020/2021 Season?!? Come join us this Sunday, June 6th at 3:00pm( Doors Open at 2:30) for Palm Court Chamber Orchestra. Refreshments will be served and donations are appreciated!

Concert Reminder:Palm Court Chamber OrchestraThursday, June 3rd at 7pm ANDSunday, June 6th at 3:00 pmConcerts are Free a...
06/01/2021

Concert Reminder:

Palm Court Chamber Orchestra
Thursday, June 3rd at 7pm
AND
Sunday, June 6th at 3:00 pm
Concerts are Free and Open to the Public

Friday Musicale welcomes our newest adoptee - Bridges of Harmony Chorus, the Jacksonville Chapter of Sweet Adelines Inte...
05/19/2021

Friday Musicale welcomes our newest adoptee - Bridges of Harmony Chorus, the Jacksonville Chapter of Sweet Adelines International.

Bridges of Harmony Chorus is a diverse group of passionate female singers committed to vocal excellence. Their mission is to share with all women love of the a capella barbershop singing style, musical education, friendships, performance in Sweet Adelines competitions, and community service.

Bridges of Harmony will be performing in our 132nd season. We look forward to sharing their concert repertoire with our audience in Fall of 2021 and Spring of 2022. Stay tuned!

05/17/2021

We had so much fun enjoying Bold City Band this weekend! What a great turnout. Thanks to everyone who enjoyed the show!

Introducing our new Venue Director, Dr. Jonathan M. Lacey.Jonathan received his Ph.D. in Music from Florida State Univer...
05/17/2021

Introducing our new Venue Director, Dr. Jonathan M. Lacey.Jonathan received his Ph.D. in Music from Florida State University, with Master's and Bachelor's in Music from Valdosta State University. A Native of Albany, GA, Jonathan and his wife Scarlett now live in St. Mary's GA. They are proud parents of 18 month old Nathan.

Jonathan shares: "I am excited about the opportunity to be part of an organization that brings joy to the community in the form of music education and the arts". Jonathan approaches the role of Venue Director to "look beyond the now to see what could be".

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645 Oak St
Jacksonville, FL
32204

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(904) 355-7584

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The Palm Court Society Chamber Orchestra at Friday Musicale
The Gainesville Brass Quintet!
Attention Clients and Guests: Our Executive Office is relocating to "The Big House" located at 630 May Street which is behind our historic Auditorium and L'Engle Hall. Our phone and internet systems are experiencing some technical difficulties so please be patient with us. Feel free to use the mobile phone to contact us until further notice at (904)233-7152. We should be up and running soon. Thank you for your support as we continue to serve the community with excellence. Sincerely, Carrie CeCe Cox Venue Director
Are you interested in getting emails from Friday Musicale letting you know what's happening each month? Go to www.fridaymusicale.com and register for the email list.
We would like to encourage you to go out and support one of Jacksonville's hidden gems, the First Coast Wind Symphony, on Sunday December 12 at 5:00 PM. The concert will be held in St. Johns Cathedral. This ensemble is over 30 years old and is entirely volunteers. Support local musicians!
Opps- we goofed! On our Constant Contact email reminder we have the wrong time for our Friday morning concert. Here are the correct times. We are working on sending out a revised email. Hollywood Jazz with Nick DeCarlis Thursday, December 2nd at 7:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm) AND Friday, December 3rd at 11:00 am (Doors open at 10:30 am)
As a Reminder, The office will be closed Tuesday, November 23- Sunday, November 28th. Everyone enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving Feast. We are so grateful for all of our patrons, guests, event staff, vendors, musicians and clients! Enjoy being together.
Concert Reminder: Kyle Dzapo Flute Soloist THIS SUNDAY, November 21 @ 3:00 pm Doors Open at 2:30pm Free to the Public, Free Parking Donations Appreciated
Thursday, November 11th, 2021 Friday Musicale's office will be open until 1:00pm We thank all the Veterans for their service including our own Carrie CeCe Cox.
Some highlights from our 2nd Annual Harvest Festival!! We had such a good time. Thank you for sharing your Halloween with us
Please come out and join us for our family friendly Harvest Fest! Happening on Halloween from 1:00pm - 5:00pm 645 Oak St.
Concert Reminder..... Friday Musicale's 132 Season Opening Night Kick-Off and Reception 6:00-7:00pm Reception 7:00pm Fanya Lynn, Piano Free Concert to the public Free Parking Admission by Donation