The Sinfonia Gulf Coast's 2018-2019 season begins on a swingin’ high note at Grand Boulevard at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 with “Sinfonia Swings on the Boulevard” and features the Joe Gransden Big Band with members of Sinfonia.

This free community concert will include exciting big band music, dance demonstrations, lessons by members of Luna Ballroom, and open seating on the Grand Lawn between Cantina Laredo and Tommy Bahama. VIP tickets are available for those who wish to indulge in a VIP pre-concert reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by a three-course meal with reserved seating on the Tommy Bahama Café patio or garden room.

Lawn seating for concert is complimentary. VIP reception and three course dinner is $125 per person. Tickets may be purchased now at sinfoniagulfcoast.org.

Sinfonia Gulf Coast was founded in 2005 on Florida’s Northwest Gulf Coast with the mission of redefining the symphony experience. Under the guidance of founder and Music Director Demetrius Fuller and a dedicated board of directors, the nonprofit orchestra is in its 13th season of innovative musical programming, designed to entertain, educate and inspire the community.

Since it’s founding, Sinfonia Gulf Coast has presented more than 550 concerts and events that have reached over 335,000 patrons, has collaborated with numerous nonprofits and businesses throughout the community and has reached more than 115,000 children through its Sinfonia Guest Artists in the Schools program/music education outreach initiatives.