News and Upcoming Performances

SFCE MLK Day of Service Project called Beethoven Beach Clean-up

Join the SFCE on Monday, January 21 for a park and beach clean-up in Deerfield Beach.  Help us clean pick up discarded items and then use those items to make your own musical instrument.  Play along with the SFCE Junior Ensemble is a performance of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony .  Email us to sign up for a slot: sfcemusic@gmail.com

8-9 Pioneer Park-park clean up  (walking the park and collecting found items to place in three containers: trash to discard, recycling to recycle and items that can be reused to make musical instruments)

9-10 Constitution Park/Villages of Hillsboro Park-park clean up (walking the park and collecting found items to place in three containers: trash to discard, recycling to recycle and items that can be reused to make musical instruments)

10-11 Sullivan Parn/Oveida McKeithan Complex-park clean up (walking the park and collecting found items to place in three containers: trash to discard, recycling to recycle and items that can be reused to make musical instruments)

11-12 Deerfield Beach beach-park clean up (walking the beach and collecting found items to place in three containers: trash to discard, recycling to recycle and items that can be reused to make musical instruments)looking for potential musical instrument components

12-1 Lunch at the Bulter house

1-4:30 Instrument making workshops and item sorting (Butler House) Volunteers are needed to assist in the workshops and to sort recycling items and items that will be reused for the instrument workshops

4:30- Dress rehearsal for Beethoven performance

5- Beethoven performance


Program 3: Black Lives Matter

Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place Miramar, FL 33025

$25 Adults/ $20 students and seniors/ Free for children 12 and under

Program 3: Black Lives Matter

This program features the first of our world premieres by African American local composer Marie Douglas.  Her first project as part of the SFCE Emerging Artist Coalition is a work about Trayvon Martin.  Other works include Dvorak’s Ninth Symphony which was inspired by African American spirituals and From the Southland by Dvorak’s  protegée, African American composer Harry Burleigh.  

Saturday, February 2, 2019 2pm

Program 4: Women’s Rights

Emerging Artist Coalition composer Elizabeth Schwartz headlines this program with her new work Scream, which contains a white noise effect created by layering stories submitted by local women who were victims of violence against women and works by female suffragists Elfrida Andree and Ethel Smyth. 

Saturday, March 16, 2019 2pm

Program 5: Climate Change

This program celebrates mothers who held their families together during the recent natural disasters in the US, Mexico, Japan and Puerto Rico.  Guest artist Nestor Torres joins the SFCE with music by American composer Frank Ticheli’s Earth Song, Consuelo Velazquez’s Besame Mucho, Michio Miyagi’s Haru no Umi, and Beethoven’s 6th Symphony, part of the Beethoven Pastorale Project, a global initiative about the Paris Climate Agreement.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 7pm Sunshine Cathedral, Fort Lauderdale


The South Florida Chamber Ensemble announces its newest initiative, the Emerging Artist Coalition.  The goal of this project is to bring peace, prosperity and beauty to the world through the works of emerging artists.  We invite emerging artists of all genres to send us their stories and work samples.  Through the Coalition we will provide emerging artists with mentors, funding opportunities, creative collaborations, and a support network to give a loud voice to the incredible but yet unknown artists of this world. Submit your stories and samples to sfcemusic@gmail.com or tweet us @sfcemusic.


Collaborating composer submission boxes are open. Please send us your refugee stories and/or your stories of #MeToo to be included in Season 8: Changing our World.  Click here to submit your story: http://sfcemusic.com/?page_id=151


Congratulations to our own Myrna Meeroff who was named a finalist for the fifth year in a row for ArtsEd Forever  Broward Teaching Artist of the Year.


The South Florida Chamber Ensemble receives a grant from FAB!(Funding Arts Broward) for our eighth season, Changing Our World.  Executive Director Myrna Meeroff accepts the award on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

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