SINFONIA GULF COAST’S ANNUAL FUNDRAISER CRESCENDO!, FEB. 14-16, 2020 DESTIN, FLA. — (Dec. 11, 2019) Sinfonia Gulf Coast, our region’s only fully professional symphony orchestra, is pleased to announce the full line up for its annual fundraiser Crescendo! A Cultural and Culinary extravaganza, slated for February 14-16, 2020. On Friday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. Crescendo! will begin with a series of carefully curated vintner dinners hosted in elegant homes and venues throughout the Emerald Coast, which pairs the talents of local and regional “celebrity” chefs with some of the country’s most acclaimed vineyards for a delicious evening of food and wine. Participating vintners include: Bouchaine Vineyards, Tournesol, Rombauer, Theorem, and On Q. Culinary maestros include top chefs from the Gulf Coast region and beyond including: Luis Pous of Asia de Cuba, Orion Cordóves of the Savory Restaurant Group, and Ryan McNay & Richard McCord of MARROW, plus more. Vintner Dinner tickets are $295 per person and include all food, wine, and gratuities. This year’s main event is themed, “La Vie en Rosé [Life in Pink]” and is set for Sunday, Feb. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach. This energy-infused event experience will celebrate the cultural and culinary arts by showcasing world-class vintners, expert spirit purveyors, amazing auction items, and an “electrifying” performance by award-winning musical guest Violectric. Enjoy reserved table seating, hors d’oeuvres, a full, seated lunch, live and silent auctions, and an all-inclusive afternoon of incredible fun. Tickets to Crescendo! 2020 are $150 per person and include all food, wine, reserved table seating, performance and valet parking. Tables of 10 may be reserved by calling (850) 460-8800. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Proceeds from Crescendo! will benefit Sinfonia and its music education programs, which include: musicians/guest artists in schools, free orchestra concerts, bus transportation for students, Sinfonia Youth Orchestra program, Arts in Medicine initiative with Sacred Heart Hospital and LINK UP concerts for third through fifth graders in partnership with Carnegie Hall. Crescendo! is made possible by the generous support of local businesses including the following co-presenting sponsors: Dermatology Solutions | Aqua Med Spa, The Center for Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, SETCO Services, and Visit South Walton. Are you a “treble” maker? If so, Sinfonia Gulf Coast invites you to join this honorary committee. For a $500 contribution, Treble Makers will receive one ticket to the Crescendo! Kick-Off Lunch and Main Event, recognition in the event program, invitation to the 2020 Thank You Party, a reserved seat at the closed-to-the-public student LINK UP performances on March 3, 2020, at the Emerald Coast Convention Center, plus a special Treble Maker gift. For more information on how you can join Sinfonia’s team of volunteers, contact Beth Clavier at (850) 460-8800 and Tickets for Crescendo! 2020 are now on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets for Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s Crescendo events, visit or call (850) 460-8800. ABOUT SINFONIA GULF COAST 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 14th season of innovative musical programming, designed to entertain, educate and inspire the community. Since it’s founding, Sinfonia Gulf Coast has presented more than 575 concerts and events that have reached over 350,000 patrons, has collaborated with numerous nonprofits and businesses throughout the community and has reached more than 135,000 children through its Sinfonia Guest Artists in the Schools program/music education outreach initiatives. For more information on Sinfonia Gulf Coast, visit, call (850) 460-8800 or e-mail


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