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Tickets on Sale For Once On This Island

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

The Florida Academy of Performing Arts presents, Once on this Island, the theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale, “The Little Mermaid.”  The eight-time Tony nominated Broadway musical is based on the Novel “My Love, My Love” by Rosa Guy.  Directed by Jenn Abreu-Grechika and presented by the Academy’s, “Audition Only Group” this energetic dance-driven production will be presented at Music Showcase at 402 Oakfield Drive in Brandon.  The show, staring Michelle Magruder as Ti Moune and Christian Meany as Daniel, is completed by a lively cast of Islanders and Gods.  Shows are scheduled for Friday, June 3 at 7:00 pm, Saturday, June 4 at 7:00 pm, and Sunday, June 5 at 2:00 pm.  Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for senior & children. They can be purchased on-line at or you can call 813-490-ARTS (2787) for more information.

Game Show Family Fun Night

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Music Showcase and WTTA, My TV Tampa Bay, are inviting people to participate in
“Don’t Forget The Lyric’s”… a night of family fun with free pizza and prizes.
Wednesday, March 23  7pm.
First and second place prizes will be awarded to game show winners.
*Raffle prize offered by Sirata Beach Resort
* Must be 18 or older to be eligible to win a 3 day/2 night vacation at Sirata Beach Resort

February 2011 Newsletter

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

For up to date information on the store and ELITE Center,
read our newsletter.

January 2011 Newsletter

Monday, January 17th, 2011

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read our newsletter.

Free Guitar Clinic

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Guitar Clinic with bass player for Steve Vai and Dethklok!
D’Addario and Planet Waves present an intimate guitar clinic with BRYAN BELLER on Wednesday, December 8th at 7pm. It’s free!

Judy Payne received the donations from October

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Judy Payne receiving the donations from Paula GaskinsThank you to everyone who donated!

Breast cancer patient Judy Payne, who was nominated by you, our customers, received the donations at Music Showcase. These donations, which included cash and other goods donated by customers and staff, will help her and her family.

Developing the Arts in the Community

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Heather Stump, owner and CEO of Music Showcase and founder of the Florida Academy of Performing Arts, won the award for Development of the Arts in the Community. The award was part of the 2010 Brush Strokes Awards for Excellence in the Arts presented at Center Place in Brandon on October 28, 2010 and sponsored by the Greater Brandon Arts Council.

2010 Girl Scout Kick-Off

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Music Showcase helped the Girl Scouts kick off their 2010 year with the “What’s Your Story” Theme at Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, FL on Saturday, October 9th, 2010.

Gallery Hop Performers

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Here are some clips from the Gallery Hop concert at Music Showcase.

ELITE Team Announced

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Here is the roster for the Music Showcase 2010-2011 ELITE Team. Congratulations to everyone!

  • AJ Ellis
  • Amelia Fong
  • Angelica Latorre
  • Ben Feciura
  • Brooke Ginaitt
  • Carolyn Crouch
  • Chandrika Gandusi
  • Courtney Jones
  • Darienne Bartsch
  • Delaney O’Brien
  • Jamey Wright
  • Jeannie Rossi
  • Kathryn Tagliarini
  • Kennedy Ginaitt
  • Kyle Ballado
  • Mahaillie Griffith
  • Mary Klahs
  • Megan Klahs
  • Padmavathi Gandusi
  • Phil Cruz
  • Rebekah Taylor
  • Shelby O’Brien
  • Sydney Ginaitt
  • Sydney Harber
  • Vanessa Volz