Venice, FL – Monday, July 26, 2021 – The VCO is pleased to provide our latest Fall 2021 updates;

– Begin Saturday, Aug 21st, SCF Venice Campus, 9:30-11:30am. Bldg 800 (large bldg at South end of large parking lot).
– All string players (violin, viola, cello & bass) are welcome to join us!

Our director/conductor, Dave O’Fallon, has chosen some pieces composed by historically significant ‘string’ composers;

  • Bach Brandenburg #3
  • Mozart Allegro from Serenade No. 1
  • Mendelssohn Fingal’s Cave
  • Bizet’s Farandole
  • Two Piazzolla pieces; Oblivion & Libertango (in observance of his centennial this year)
  • Vivaldi’s “Winter”
  • Highlights from the Messiah
  • Away in a Manger (Wonderful holiday arrangement)
  • O Come O Come Emmanuel (another Wonderful holiday arrangement)
  • Season of Carols (several traditional selections for our holiday performances!)


  • Salvation Army Thanksgiving Luncheon – Barring any unforeseen COVID related circumstances, VCO will be continuing our longstanding performance tradition.
  • St. Mark’s Community Holiday Dinner – The VCO will be continuing another tradition, playing for their December Holiday themed dinner.
  • Good Shepherd Episcopal Winter/Spring Concert Series – Once again, VCO is planning on performing for their Spring concert series (probably late Feb or Mar).
  • Large Holiday Concert – TBD. We’re speaking to 1-2 organizations and welcome your help in finding the right opportunity.
  • Spring Concert – Again, TBD. Pretty early and already starting to plan!!!