Music Theatre

Fall 2013 Music Theatre Ensemble present

Meredith Willson's


November 1 & 2  at 8 p.m.
November 3        at 2 p.m.

The Music Man Audition Packet

The State College of Florida Music Program will present Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN on Friday, November 1, and Saturday, November 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 3 at 2 p.m. in Neel Performing Arts Center on the SCF Bradenton Campus.

One of the most beloved shows of the American Theatre, Meredith Willson's follows the fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band, despite the fact he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. An entertaining show for all ages!

The cast consists of SCF Music Theatre Ensemble Students, SCF Collegiate School students, SCF faculty and community volunteers. Music provided by a pit orchestra, comprised of SCF Instrumental students.

The Creative Team includes Melodie Dickerson, Director; Rex Willis, Music Director; Kelly Burnette, Choreographer; Jan van Wart, Set Designer.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students and will be available by calling the Neel Performing Arts Center Box Office at 941-752-5252. For more information, please call the Music Office at 941-752-5351.

Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson. Story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019, Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 


 Music Theatre Ensemble (MUN1640) meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 to 11:53 a.m.; and Fall term Monday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

 The SCF Music Theatre Ensemble is dedicated to the performance of quality musical productions using student performers. A fully staged production is presented each fall semester and is cast through open auditions. Instrumental students are also featured as members of the pit orchestra.Recent performances include "The Children of Eden," "Bye Bye Birdie," "Into The Woods," "The Boy Friend," "Amahl and The Night Visitors," "Gondoliers," "Jesus Christ Superstar" and original work, "In Ybor City."

A Songs and Scenes format comprises the spring semester production with ample opportunities for students to direct and choreograph musical numbers.Any student interested in musical theater is encouraged to become a part of the cast and production team.

                1 credit hour      Requires additional performance time.

Contact Melodie Dickerson for an audition at 941-752-5580 or email  For information and audition packet contact: LouAnn Gregory, Music Program office, 941-752-5351 or email


Scholarships are available to all SCF students; you do not need to be a music major to be awarded a music ensemble scholarship.

Children of EdenBye Bye Birdie
Into the Woods
Bye Bye Birdie
The Gondoliers
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