Three Area Artists Show Composition Style

In 19th, 20th Centuries in Marly Music Series

Director Mark Sforzini, clarinetist Brian Moorhead, and pianist Justin Harvard will join to show the development of composition style through the 19th and 20th century in this special presentation by the Marly Music Series. They will appear from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Marly Room at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg on Sunday, July 21.

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Sforzini is the St. Pete Opera Artistic and Executive Director and director of the Tampa Bay Symphony. He has conducted more than 40 fully-stage operatic and theatrical productions around the country to high critical acclaim. Moorehead is the associate professor of Applied Music Studies/Clarinet, teaching clarinet performances and chamber music at the University of South Florida since 1985. Moorhead has been Principal (Solo) Clarinet with the Florida Orchestra since 1976, where he has also been featured as orchestral soloist and collaborated with various solo, chamber, and orchestral works in Florida, Colorado, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and New York, with impressive invitations abroad.

Harvard is an accomplished director, pianist and singer who spent more than a decade working in the Tampa Bay area.  He works in the Voice/Choral Department at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, but he previously spent 13 years as the award-winning choral director at Palm Harbor University High School. He’s played for many national tours, including The Book of Mormon, Wicked and Spamalot.

Tickets for the Marly Music Series will be issued on a first come, first served basis. Tickets include general Museum admission. Prices are $15 for Marly Music Society Members and Students with current ID and $25 for Adult Non-Marly Music Society Members. The Museum is located at 255 Beach Dr. NE. Tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis. Tickets include general Museum admission.

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