Calendar Of Events


Pianist Gregory Martin

Sarasota Music Archive Events
Geldbart Auditorium, Selby Public Library

Events sponsored by the Sarasota Music Archive and the Friends of the Selby Public Library
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2018 Winter Lecture and Performance Series

March 14
Sarasota Opera Studio Artists,
(12 noon) Selections from the season’s

March 21
John Goodman, Mozart, Cosi fan

March 28
John Goodman, Verdi, Luisa Miller

Sarasota Music Archive Members Appreciation Reception
Wednesday, March 14 at 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Geldbart Auditorium
before the Sarasota Studio Opera Artists performance at noon.

Music Flea Market and Record Store Day
Saturday April 21, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


The Archive is part of the Sarasota County Library Special Collections Department of the Selby Public Library, the Sarasota Music Archive is one of the nation’s leading music reference collections containing several hundred thousand recordings, tapes, music scores, books, and memorabilia. The collection includes opera, vocal, choral, musicals, jazz, popular, folk, instrumental, and orchestral music. Recordings may be in the form of Edison wax cylinders, one- or two-sided shellac disks, LP vinyl records, laser disks, DVDs, or compact disks. A listening station is available at the Archive.

The catalogue is online at: Volunteers check and catalog donated materials, plan programs and events, and provide assistance to members and the public.

Recordings and music scores that are not needed for the collection are sold at very reasonable prices to the public. Materials may be copied.