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FAQs - Tickets, Lanyards & More


FAQs for the 2013-2014 PMP Sarasota Winter Residency include:

(Scroll down to learn more!)
  • Events -- Locations & Offerings
  • Tickets -- E-Tickets & Free Ticket Distribution
  • Member -- E-Tickets & Lanyards
  • Sponsor -- E-Tickets & Lanyards
  • Tent Seating
  • Parking
  • Accessibility


PMP Sarasota Winter Residency events take place in a heated performance tent at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus (8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243) with the exception of the following:
  • Saturday, December 28, 2013  7pm -- Student Recital (location TBA)
  • Saturday, January 4, 2014  5pm -- Celebration Concert at Sarasota Opera House (61 N. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236)

Click here for PMP Sarasota Winter Residency schedule

Orchestra Rehearsals --
Audience members witness "stop and go" rehearsal techniques under the baton of Itzhak Perlman in addition to hearing his comments as he wears a microphone throughout each rehearsal.

Chorus Rehearsals -- Observe rehearsals of the PMP chorus comprised of PMP students, PMP faculty members, and select community male voices under the direction of Chorus Master Patrick Romano.

Master Classes -- See PMP faculty working one-on-one with individual PMP students.  Master classes are public setting most accurately portraying PMP private lesson and closed studio class experiences.

Student Recitals -- Hear individual & small groups of PMP students perform standard repertoire.  Selections vary with each recital and may include movements of concertos, sonatas, and other chamber music; announced from the stage.


All events are free and do not require tickets, unless noted.  Events subject to change. Visit for updates.

Free Tickets & E-tickets enable general admission seating approximately 30 minutes prior to each event (see Tent Seating section below).

Non-ticketholders are seated 15 minutes prior to the start of an event, based upon availability.

The difference between E-Tickets & Free Tickets:

  • E-Tickets provide print-at-home convenience.  E-Tickets are $5 each for the public and free for PMP/Suncoast members and sponsors (see Members section below). 
  • Free tickets are available for in-person pick-up only (max 6 tickets per person) on the following dates, times & locations:

December 4-11, 2013    10am - 2pm  (Closed Sundays) 
USF Sarasota Manatee Rotunda (main entrance)
8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243
(2.5 blocks North of University Parkway)

Pritchard Pianos - Venice Store
1855 South Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL
(just North of Seminole Dr.)

Pritchard Pianos - Sarasota Store
2108 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL
(just EAST of Tamiami Trail)

MEMBERS -- E-Tickets & Lanyards:

Free E-Tickets are offered to PMP/Suncoast Members for access to seating 30 minutes prior to the start of an event.  (click here for complete list of membership benefits).   

Membership lanyards provide access to the reserved, cushioned membership seating section.  Lanyards are mailed to all members in early December.  

NOTE:  For best seating option,  PMP/Suncoast Members are encouraged to combine the use of E-tickets and lanyards to be among the first to be seated in the reserved membership section for that event. 

Don't have a ticket for an event?  No problem -- simply join us last minute as we'll gladly seat you 15 minutes before the event begins.  Remember to wear your membership lanyard to receive access to reserved membership seating section!

SPONSORS -- E-Tickets & Lanyards:

Sponsorship lanyards provide unlimited access to the reserved, cushioned sponsorship seating section with no additional ticketing required.  Lanyards are mailed to all sponsors in early December.  

NOTE:  Free E-Tickets are offered to PMP/Suncoast Sponsors for sharing with friends and family members so that they may access general admission seating 30 minutes prior to the start of an event.   


A special performance tent is raised in the courtyard of USF Sarasota Manatee especially for the public presentation of daily PMP Sarasota Winter Residency musical events.  Though the tent is heated, events are considered "outdoor" and audience members are encouraged to wear layers and dress for the weather.  

There are @ 1,000 seats available for the public to attend each event.  General admission seating is designated by plain white chairs.

Reserved seating is offered in the tent for Sponsors ($500+) and Members ($50+):
  • Seats with colored cushions designate reserved seating sections. 
  • The first few rows of cushioned seating in front of the stage (center section) are reserved for sponsors who contribute $500+, and for PMP students/faculty attending as audience members for student recitals.
  • Membership seating is limited and reserved for those wearing member lanyards (center section of the tent seating, starting about 5 rows back from the stage).
Limited seating for families with young children is available on the front rows on the right & left sides of the stage.

Accessible seating
is available near each of the two tent entrances (see more about Accessibility below).

PARKING -- USF Sarasota-Manatee campus:

South Parking lots are for general public parking. 

ACCESSIBILITY -- USF Sarasota-Manatee campus:

Handicapped parking -- North Parking lots are reserved for those needing assistance and a shorter distance to the performance tent. 

Golf carts
provide transport to and from parking lots, tent, and restrooms. 

Accessible seating is available near each of the two tent entrances.

Accessible restrooms are located in the Selby Auditorium. 

QUESTIONS?  CALL 941-955-4942




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Corporate & Media Sponsors

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     Main Sponsors & Contributors for 2013-2014:
  as of August 26, 2013





Leif Olson


   Additional Sponsors:


Sarasota Manatee
Alumnae Chapter

District 6960

Rotary Club of
Lakewood Ranch