2015 Concerts and Events

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 5:00 PM

“Celebrating the Americas”
At the Bower Chapel in Moorings Park
120 Moorings Park Dr, Naples, FL 34105 (map)

This concert is part of the continued celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Naples Music Club. The performers represent manyPearseBosworth2003 of the different categories of people who are involved in the Club’s music program: Allyson Hayford who is a student from the Haegg program, an award that provides private lessons to talented students in middle school or high school for whom these lessons would otherwise be unaffordable; Jeremy Brackle, one of our top scholarship awardees who has placed or won every year he has entered; Karen Davis, a member of our adult performance group who has concertized extensively; Mario Bernardo, the saxophone teacher at FGCU who helped in the design of this program and has served as a judge in our Scholarship Competition; and Stephanie Pearce and Richard Bosworth — fine professional musicians who have been leaders in the world of music as well as strong supporters of the Naples Music Club and its goals. The picture of Stephanie and Richard dates back to a Music Club concert in 2003.

The Bower Chapel does not permit the collection of a donation, so we are asking that people consider a donation of $10 or more in advance.  Reservations are also needed since seating is limited.





Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 2:00 PM

An Italian ‘retrospective” for the ArtsNaples World Festival – A Rossini-Soiree Musicale concert.
Naples United Church of Christ
5200 Crayton Road
Naples, FL 34103 (Map & Directions)
ickets: $47 per person (purchase tickets for this event)

Join us to hear an all-star cast perform some of Rossini’s favorite music including works by Verdi, Mozart, Vivaldi, and Liszt and art songs written by Rossini himself. A wine and champagne reception with the artists will follow. Organized by Tom Turrichi of the Italian Cultural Society & co-sponsored by the Naples Music Club and ArtsNaples World Festival.


Saturday, April 25, 2015, 3:30 PM 

2015 Annual Scholarship Winners’ Recital
Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church
1225 Piper Blvd, Naples, FL 34110
Free-will donations.

These talented students will amaze you. You will hear some future stars and the candidates for the Turiel Award.


Friday, May 1, 2015, 7:00 PM 

CAPA Rising Stars Series
Florida Southwestern (FSW) State College  (formerly Edison State College)
7505 Grand Lely Drive Naples, FL 34113-8977 (Map)
Etudes de Ballet and Naples Music Club Turiel Award
Tickets: $25 Adult / $20 Student (purchase online here)

Sponsored by CAPA, the Rising Stars concerts feature outstanding youth performers from our local community. Winners of the Naples Music Club Scholarship Awards will be competing for the special annual Turiel Award. The winner will be announced immediately following the concert.


2014-2015 Completed Concerts and Events 

Saturday, November 15, 2014, 4:00 pm

“A Romantic Interlude” – Members’ Recital
Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church
1225 Piper Blvd, Naples, FL 34110

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear works spanning 400 years by some of the world’s best-loved composers, from Henry Purcell and Johannes Brahms to Sergei Rachmaninoff and Dave Brubeck! Sure to delight, the season’s opening Naples Music Club recital features wonderfully talented club members performing on organ,  piano, flute, voice, violin, clarinet and saxophone. This program promises to be a memorable Romantic Interlude experience! (See Press Release) (See Full Program)(See Examples).


Sunday, December 7, 2014, 6:00 PM 

Naples Music Club’s Holiday Dinner
Bonita Bay Country Club
26660 Country Club Drive, Bonita Springs, FL 34134

Cocktails and dinner will be followed with performances by some of the winners of our scholarship competition at the newly renovated Bonita Bay Country Club. (See article.)


Sunday, January 25, 2015, 6:00 PM 

50th Anniversary Gala – “Gimlets & Gershwin”
A Country Club in Naples

Celebrate Naples Music Club’s 50th Anniversary Benefit with an evening of “Gimlets & Gershwin”. A concert of Gershwin favorites – Rhapsody in Blue, selections from Porgy and Bess, and more – by fabulous musicians will be followed by wine, gimlets & delicious savories.

Our amazing performers include:


  • David Dash – Ass’t principal trumpet, Naples Philharmonic; previously member of the prestigious President’s US Marine Band: outstanding performer and teacher who helped to organize this concert.
  • Alexandra Carlson – concert pianist who is superb as a soloist, accompanist, chamber music musician, teacher and new mother. The music world of Naples still celebrates Alexandra’s arrival a few years ago.
  • Michael Baron – the head of the piano department of FGCU who has put the University on the map with his international performances, his teaching, and his outstanding recruitment of amazing musicians.
  • Priscilla Navarro – piano student of Michael Baron, the winner of numerous international competitions, and the mesmerizing soloist at our 2014 benefit, with a surprise in store to this special evening.
  • Rebecca Richardson – Renown jazz and classical vocalist – a perfect fit for Gershwin. A very popular performer, a highly successful teacher, who has a glorious voice.




North Naples (United Methodist) Church
6000 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples, FL 34109 (map)

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A free day of performances and safari events will attract families and music lovers of all ages from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.





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North Naples (United Methodist) Church
6000 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples, FL 34109 (MAP)

Nachit Herrera Concert

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At 7:00 PM, the fabulous Cuban Jazz Great pianist, Nachito Herrera & his Trio will have the audience on their feet at the North Naples United Methodist Church. (See Naples Daily News and  Florida Weekly articles).

Tickets for this Special Concert – Family Tickets: $10/adult and $5/child; General Admission $25; Patron (Reserved Section) $75 – may be obtained using (Select one):

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