Robert Stoll, our Concert Band conductor, is a retired music educator from Massachusetts.  He has been a trombonist in the Suncoast Concert Band since 2005 and has performed in 
both the concert band and and the Jazz Ambassadors. 

John Cooley,  conducts the Jazz Ambassadors Big Band.  Bob is a retired music educator, having taught in New York and Florida

The concert band started in 1932 and was known as "The Sarasota Trailer Park Band."  In 1963 the band moved into The 
Payne Park Auditorium.  The city changed the name 
of the park so the name of the band changed to 
"Sarasota Mobile Home Park Concert Band."  
In 1992 the name was changed to 
Suncoast Concert Band.

In 1993 the band received 
North America's most prestigious award 
for a community concert band, the
presented by the 
John Philip Sousa Foundation.  

Robert Stoll
Concert Band Director
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Suncoast Concert Band, a volunteer, non-profit organization, seeks:
                   To provide challenging performance opportunities for 
                    adult amateur and professional musicians,
                   To offer cultural and historical enrichment to 
                      Sarasota and Manatee counties, and
                   To bring the joy of music to our community through a                           series of  entertaining, low-cost concerts.

Our mission ...
John Cooley
Jazz Ambassador Director