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Jazz Pianist George Winston makes one-time appearance.

Solo pianist and Grammy award winner George Winston will be featured as a special presentation, on Friday, November 20, 7 p.m. This concert will feature Mr. Winston’s solo piano Winter Show, which will include melodic fall and winter type songs, some of Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts pieces, pieces inspired by the New Orleans piano & the stride piano traditions, and songs from his newest solo piano album, Spring Carousel - A Cancer Research Benefit.

Since this performance kicks-off of the holiday season, all attendees are invited to bring a non-perishable canned food donation to the concert for The Food Pantry of Indian River County’s collection area in the main lobby. (Additionally, Mr. Winston donates his merchandise to be sold by the Food Pantry who will ultimately retain 100% of the profits of those sales." Tickets are priced from $38-$83 per seat. Click here to learn more.

Claim your tickets from our online box office, visit our Box Office in person, or call 772.778.5249 today.


We'll laugh. We'll cry. We'll learn. We'll grow.

Right now, we are accepting subscription orders for next year's exciting 2016 Celebrated Speakers Series. If you have not already responded, now is the time for action.

We have an exceptional lineup ready for you, and we want to make certain you are included. Our schedule includes former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly, her astronaut husband; Supreme Court journalist Marcia Coyle; the renowned author humorist Dave Barry; and Michael Tougias, author and lecturer on human responses when facing extreme adversity. Full details can be found in our 2016 Subscribers' Info Guide or on our website.

If you're a Subscriber from 2015, you can retain (or possibly improve) your seating by renewing now. For new or returning Subscribers, responding quickly will secure your priority for seat assignments. After our March 31 deadline, seat assignments will be opened to the general public. So don't delay! Download this Info Guide (with an order form), visit our Box Office, or call 772.778.5249 today.

VIP Tickets... Have you considered becoming a VIP Subscriber? You'll enjoy preferred seating in a reserved section, preferred parking, and invitations to attend a private, catered VIP reception with the speaker. Only a limited number of VIP tickets are available for each performance. Typically, these tickets sell out early, so reply now! See the details in the brochure.

Patrons... Also, you might enjoy becoming an Emerson Center Patron. Each year, our Patrons are invited to vote for their favorite speakers for upcoming seasons. Their guidance is invaluable as we work to recruit speakers. Plus, Patrons are recognized in our program books. Become a Patron by making a $100 (or more) tax-deductible donation. Again, find details in the brochure.

Sign up now and we'll see you at The Emerson Center!

Three featured concerts headline the 2016 Masters Of Music series.


Already, folks are claiming their tickets for the fabulous 2016 Masters of Music series. For prime seating options, it is time for you to act as well!

Legendary folk singer Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul and Mary fame), a performance review of the music of Paul McCartney, and The Kingston Trio will all be appearing on our stage. Click here for all the details.

Peter Yarrow
January 13, 7 p.m
The McCartney Years
February 11, 7 p.m.
The Kingston Trio
March 4 at 7 p.m.

Tickets are available now. You can order your tickets online 24/7 by clicking here, or you can call our Box Office at 772.778.5249.

2015-16 Humanities Schedule announced.

Our "gift to the community," a series of free programs that has become popularly acclaimed throughout the community, is now lined-up. It's time for you to mark your calendars and make plans to attend all seven programs

October 29, 2015, 7 p.m.
Richard Votapka - “Fellsmere Firsts and Other Fellsmere Stories”

November 19, 2015, 7 p.m.
Bill Jamerson - “Dollar a Day Boys: A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps”

December 10, 2015, 7 p.m.
Avenue D Choir – Holiday Concert. Back by popular demand!

January 21, 2016, 7 p.m.
Tom Berson - “Transparent Waters: The History and Significance of Florida Springs”

February 18, 2016, 7 p.m.
Craig Pittman, Ph.D. - “How Florida Contracted Manatee Insanity”

March 10, 2016, 7 p.m.
Michael Francis, Ph.D. - “La Florida Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans, and Indians in La Florida, 1513-1607”

April 14, 2016, 7 p.m.
Jack Davis, Ph.D. - “Paradise Lost: Reflections on Florida’s Environmental History”


Click here to learn more about these exciting programs. Also, you can download a convenient flyer with info about the upcoming schedule.

Ticket Information

For more information about events (or to purchase tickets), call 772.778.5249 or visit our online box office. We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express.



Upcoming Events

Date: Series: Appearing:
10/29/2015 HUM Richard Votapka, Fellsmere (FREE)
11/19/2015 HUM Bill Jamerson, Music (FREE)
11/20/2015 SPC George Winston, Piano
12/10/2015 HUM Avenue D Choir, Holiday Music  (FREE)
1/16/2016 CSS Gabby Giffords & Mark Kelly
1/13/2016 SPC Peter Yarrow, Folk Music
1/21/2016 HUM Tom Berson. Florida Springs (FREE)
2/11/2016 SPC The McCartney Years, Music
2/18/2016 HUM Craig Pittman, Manatees (FREE)
2/6/2016 CSS Marcia Coyle
2/27/2016 CSS Dave Barry
3/4/2016 SPC The Kingston Trio, Music
3/10/2016 HUM Dr. Michael Francis, LaFlorida (FREE)
3/19/2016 CSS Michael Tougias
4/14/2016 HUM Dr. Jack Davis, Environment (FREE)

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