Strauss, Strouse, and More (February 24, 2019 3:00p.m.)

The North Port Symphony offers a unique program of the most celebrated compositions by Johann Sr., Johann Jr., Josef, Richard and even Charles Strouse, of “Annie and Bye-Bye Birdie” fame.  Surprises abound as we present the finest and most beloved music of these Masters..


Jeremy D. Silverman

Jeremy D. Silverman

Guest Artist

Jeremy D. Silverman is an award-winning songwriter, composer, arranger, and musical director, with music that spans genres from choral/orchestral to pop/rock to musical theatre.  His professional experience includes music for film, television, theme parks, radio, and theatre.  His choral works have been performed all over the United States, and his pop music has been heard around the world. As a professional keyboardist and vocalist, Mr. Silverman has performed with bands, orchestras, and ensembles around the world, as well as produce and play on numerous studio sessions and recordings.  He is published by Colla Voce, Inc., and MusicSpoke.  In 2014, Jeremy made his piano performance debut at Carnegie Hall, New York City. Jeremy enjoys working in many musical styles and is a proud member of both The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs) and ASCAP. 

Jeremy received a Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida, in the studio of Annetta Y. Monroe. He also received a Masters of Music in choral/orchestral conducting under the baton of Maestro Robert Summer. Jeremy’s initial interest in scoring music for film and television led him to the commercial music scene, and his virtuosity on the piano and vocal skills made Jeremy a frequent session player at major studios across Florida.  Whether songwriting, arranging, producing, performing, directing, or coaching, Jeremy enjoys it all!

Because of his love and passion for musical theatre, Jeremy has shifted his focus from commercial music production to musical theatre almost full-time.  He is currently a freelance Music Director and Director, working for theatre companies large and small. Based in Tampa, Florida, he travels frequently and enjoys working with diverse organizations around the United States.  In addition, he is MD at the University of South Florida School of Theatre and Dance in Tampa, FL

Pre-Concert Series Artist

February 24, 2019 2:00p.m. to 2:45p.m. North Port Performing Arts Center Lobby.

FREE ADMISSION (Donations Accepted)

North Port High School Steel Band

 They’re back by popular demand! Our very own North Port High School Steel Band is here again to entertain our audience with easy-listening Caribbean music for everyone to enjoy. The Steel Band is under the direction of Mrs. Lorianne Alegria