About the SOA
Fort Lauderdale’s own professional Symphony of the Americas, under the direction of its award-winning Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese, is celebrating its 28th year of bringing the best of classical music to the multi cultural population of South Florida. Its International Guest Artist Series is presented in its performance home at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, outreach concerts reach audiences throughout South Florida, as well as a myriad of educational programs with ensembles and full orchestra. The Internationally renowned Summerfest, hosts an acclaimed European chamber orchestra each summer, joined by selected members of the Symphony of the Americas.
The Symphony, takes a leadership role in fostering cultural relations with the Americas, initiating musical exchanges throughout Europe, the US, Central and South America. As a collaborator with community organizations and various South Florida cities, the Symphony performs outreach concerts throughout Palm Beach County, as well as in Weston, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood and Miami – all woven into the fabric of our community in parks, museums and libraries. Performances are captured on compact discs distributed nationally and internationally.