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Summer Program Series Begins 7/5!
All About Pianos: A series of six presentations by John Goodman 7/5 at 10:30am. We have an extensive calendar of free public events, concerts, and informational lectures by the area’s foremost music experts. Click Here for our event calendar.

Scenes from the Inauguration of the Yamaha Grand Piano
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Phyllis and Saul Lowitt were honored in Geldbart Auditorium on November 9 for their generous gift of a Yamaha grand piano to the Selby Public Library. Presented by the Selby Library, the Friends of Selby Library, and the Sarasota Music Archive, the event included a performance by soprano Hein Jung, and pianist Grigorios Zamparas followed by a reception with pianist Bob Constantino at the keyboard. The Lowitts’ gift represents a major contribution to the cultural life of the community and enables the library to continue providing a venue for high quality performances.


Our Mission
To build a bridge linking the great irreplaceable music of the past and present to the future. We do this so that it might enrich, and become part of, the lives of music lovers of this and future generations.

We have one of the largest collections of sheet music, vinyl records, piano rolls, CD’s, and other items in the region.

Our Location

The Sarasota Music Archive’s office hours are Monday 10AM-2PM,  Tuesday- Thursday  10AM-3PM

Please Call In Advance For Other Times or Donations

Sarasota  Music Archive Selby Public Library 1331 First Street Sarasota, FL 34236 Phone: (941) 861-1168 Fax: (941)316-1251

Coming Soon!
We will be sharing items in our collection with members through a new lending/checkout system, starting with our huge collection of rare classical CD’s. Check back for updates . . . .