The St. Augustine Music festival features musicians from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra joined by internationally renowned artists presenting a variety of classical compositions. Come inside and visit the SAMF performance clips, videos and photos from past festival performances.Be sure to join us for the 2015 Ninth Annual St. Augustine Music Festival, scheduled again by popular request over two consecutive weekends, June 18-20 and June 25-27. We will be celebrating the 450th birthday of the City of St. Augustine with special concert programs, including the world-premiere of a composition commissioned in honor of this notable anniversary.
All concerts are free and start at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica. No tickets are required. Enjoy some of our past performances in high-definition videos here on our Website.
“New Music for the Oldest City” Kickstarter campaign
Thank you to the 122 donors who contributed a total of $10,174 to our one-time, online Kickstarter campaign. to fund “St. Augustine Suite” for chamber orchestra. Gifts ranged from $1 to more than $1,000. Your support enabled the festival to commission the work by composer Piotr Szewczyk given its world-premiere performance June 27, our gift for St. Augustine’s 450th anniversary. The campaign also funds our guest conductor and other costs associated with presenting the performance.
Kickstarter donors, $450 or more:
Daniel Yip – $1,502
Anonymous – $700
Liz McAlhany & Tom Vickery – $500
Peter Voisin – $500
David Brezing – $450
Candace DeLapp – $450
Pamela Martin – $450
Rhey Palmer – $450
St. Augustine Historic Inns – $450
Special thanks to Wendy B. Tatter, whose batik design graces our limited-edition SAMF 2015 poster honoring St. Augustine’s 450th birthday. Also to photographer Stacey Sather for use of her El Galeon image and videographer Chad Light for use of his aerial footage of St. Augustine in our Kickstarter campaign