Concert Venues

The First Coast Wind Symphony has provided concert audiences in the greater Jacksonville, Florida area with exciting performances of quality music since its first program on October 18, 1990. Jacksonville University has been the home of the group since its founding, and most concerts have been held in the acoustically superb Terry Hall on the JU campus. However, the FCWS has appeared in many different venues in Northeast Florida, including the performance locations listed below.

EDWARD WATERS COLLEGE
Jacksonville: March 2013

MOOSEHAVEN
Orange Park: May 2012, 2013

THRASHER-HORNE CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Orange Park: October 2011

JACKSONVILLE LANDING
Jacksonville: May 2006, 2011

THE BOLLES SCHOOL
Bartram Campus: 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
San Jose Campus: October, 1991

FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE
Wilson Center for the Arts: October 1996, 1997, 2011
Kent Campus Auditorium: October 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995

HOLIDAY CONCERTS
Christ the Redeemer Church, Ponte Vedra: December 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016
Riverside Baptist Church, Jacksonville: December 2015
Arlington Baptist Church, Jacksonville: December 2016

JACKSONVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Treaty Oak Park, Jacksonville: October 2009

SPRING POPS CONCERTS
Jacksonville Beach Sea Walk Pavilion: May, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009

HIGH SCHOOL CONCERTS
Bartram Trail High School: January 2013, 2014, 2015
Douglas Anderson SOTA: October 2014
Paxon School for Advanced Studies: April 200
St. Johns Country Day School, Orange Park: February 2006; April 2007, 2008, 2009
Episcopal High School: April 2005
Terry Parker High School: February 2003
First Coast High School: February, 2002
Mandarin High School: February 2000
Fernandina Beach High School: February 2001
Pacetti Bay Middle School, St. Augustine: January 2016, 2017

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Jacksonville: October 2006, 2007, 2008

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Jacksonville: October 2015, 2016

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Riverside Avenue: March 2015, November 2015

PARTNER CONCERT WITH THE RITZ VOICES
Ritz Theatre, Jacksonville: February 2004

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA
Lazzara Hall, Jacksonville: October 2003, 2004

FLORIDA ART EDUCATION ASSOCIATION STATE CONFERENCE
Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville: October 2000

PENNEY RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
Penney Farms: Spring 1998, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2017; Fall 2001, 2002, 2003, 2012

NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF CONCERT BANDS (ACB)
University of Florida, Gainesville: April 1995, 2003
(The First Coast Wind Symphony achieved national prominence with these performances.)

COLLEGE BAND DIRECTORS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (CBDNA)
Southern Division Conference, Jacksonville: February 1998

GRAND OPENING OF JACOBY SYMPHONY HALL
Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, Jacksonville: April 1997

WESTMINSTER WOODS
Jacksonville: May 2000

HOLIDAY CONCERT WITH THE DON THOMPSON CHORALE
Old St. Andrews Church, Jacksonville: December, 1999

HOLIDAY CONCERTS FOR CATHEDRAL RESIDENCES
St. Johns Cathedral, Jacksonville: December 1996, 1997, 1998

PARTNER CONCERT WITH THE BEL CANTO SINGERS
Daytona Beach: 1992

FLAGLER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY CONCERTS
Daytona Beach Community College Amphitheater, Palm Coast: April, October 1991