Youth Orchestra to hold fundraiser concert

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The First Presbyterian Youth String Orchestra will present a Spring Concert on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at 2:00pm in the sanctuary at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Royal Palm Boulevard, Vero Beach. Admission is free to the community; donations will be accepted during the performance and also online via the church’s website. The suggested donation per person is $10.

The First Presbyterian Church String Orchestra, Directed by Jacob Craig

The Spring Concert on May 29th will serve as a fundraising event to help offset the costs of the Youth Orchestra’s upcoming tour of the Florida Keys. Musical selections they have chosen for this performance are: Rumanian Folk Dances by Bartok, Dvorak’s “Dumky” Piano Trio, Movement II of the Serenade for Strings by Elgar, Vitali’s “Chaconne” featuring soloist Sam Bormett, and Bloch’s Concerto Grosso for Strings and Piano, Opus 1, featuring Becca Harrison on piano.

All funds raised from the concert will go directly toward trip costs. Donations will be accepted via a bucket upon entering the sanctuary, or, concertgoers may choose to watch the performance via livestream on the church’s website,, and also donate via the “Giving” section on their website. If donating online, please choose “all other gifts” in the dropdown and write “String Orchestra” in the memo section.

The FPC Orchestra performs during services on Sundays at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Royal Palm Boulevard, Vero Beach. During special performances, the String Orchestra is joined by professional wind and percussion musicians from throughout the Treasure Coast.

For more information, please contact Ginger Lagemann, Music and Arts Administrator, at (772) 562-9088 or

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