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FIF Encore and Totally Classical


The FIF Encore and CFCE Totally Classical Series are two cultural offerings in the Daytona Beach area that feature today’s best chamber music performers and showcase fresh, popular artists and performers for music lovers from all walks of life. More »


FIF Encore Series

MOUNTAIN HEART, MARCH 18-19, 2005
Bluegrass music's fastest rising band, Mountain Heart, heated up the stage when they opened for Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder during the 2003 Florida International Festival. And, while they've also opened for the likes of George Jones and Merle Haggard, this group is rooted in the intimate atmosphere of music festivals. Their CD, “No Other Way,” was released by Skaggs Family Records in 2002, and “Force of Nature” followed in May 2004. Read the Press Release...

SMT Downtown
176 N. Beach Street
Daytona Beach

For tickets call (386) 257-7790 or buy online! Series tickets, call (386) 257-7790 — This is a FIF ENCORE SERIES selection.


WYNTON MARSALIS, APRIL 8, 2005
This official United Nations Messenger of Peace has won nine GRAMMYS® and is the first jazz musician ever to be honored with the Pulitzer Prize in Music for his epic 1997 recording "Blood on the Fields." Wynton Marsalis has produced 33 jazz and 11 classical records and sold more than 7 million records worldwide. “The Magic Hour,” Marsalis' most recent release, is his first jazz ensemble studio recording since 1999 and has earned rave reviews.

Mary McLeod Bethune
Performing Arts Center
698 W. Int'l Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach

For tickets call (386) 257-7790 or buy online! — This is a FIF ENCORE SERIES selection.


Totally Classical Series

IL GIARDINO ARMONICO, APR. 10, 2005
Considered one of the most remarkable Baroque ensembles performing today, every member of IL Giardino Armonico is a virtuoso soloist, each specializing in period instruments. Depending on the program, the award-winning cast consists of anywhere from three to 30 musicians. These performers give a new voice to the classics by adding spontaneous ornamentations and improvisations so that the pieces are not museum works but instead, vibrant offerings. Their recordings of works by 18th-century composers have received major awards.

For tickets call (386) 257-7790 or buy online! TOTALLY CLASSICAL SERIES ticket benefits, call (386) 257-7790.

Our Lady of Lourdes Church
201 University Boulevard
Daytona Beach


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