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03/01/2013

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RELIGION BRIEFS The Church of the Redeemer in downtown Sarasota will host a concert March 3 in tribute to the late Patricia Stenberg. Photo by Norman Schimmel MARCH 3 CONCERT TO BE HELD IN MEMORY OF STENBERG The Church of the Redeemer in downtown Sarasota will host a memorial concert as a tribute to Patricia Stenberg, former principal oboe for the Sarasota Orchestra, on Sunday, March 3, at 4 p.m. money to help aspiring musicians, is a fitting tribute to her passion for music.��� Stenberg also served as a conductor with the Sarasota Pops Orchestra.��� Founded in 1903, SAI works to bring together women who are interested in music on college campuses around the world, the release notes. The fraternity works to encourage female musicians of all ages, races and nationalities while cultivating excellence in music performance, the release says. Stenberg passed away in 2002. Each year, the Sarasota-Manatee Alumnae chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI), an international women���s music fraternity, presents a concert in her name to raise funds for local music education efforts a news release points out. Stenberg served as both local chapter president Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 the day of the and national president of the fraternity, the concert. All proceeds go to area music orgarelease adds. nizations. ���Patricia Stenberg was a musician���s musician and an outstanding player,��� said Redeemer organist and choirmaster Ann Stephenson-Moe in the release. ���This concert, which raises The Church of the Redeemer is located at 222 S. Palm Ave. in downtown Sarasota. For ticket information and to purchase tickets, visit redeemersarasota.org or call 955-4263.

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