A WORD WITH … Steve Barber
Updated: Sep 17
In celebration of Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s 15th anniversary, we are sharing conversations with some of the many amazing people who make the magic happen.
Publisher, Scarlett Magazine
Principal, Steve Barber Public Relations
Board Member 2007-Present, Bravo! Event Chair 2007-2009, Volunteer 2007-Present
Q: Why did you first get involved?
SB: I was excited to have a symphony in our small community of Destin.
Q: Why do you have a passion for supporting live music?
SB: I am happy to support live music, because we are so lucky to have such quality programming in our small community.
Q: How has Sinfonia “redefined” the contemporary orchestra experience in your view?
SB: Every concert is unique and has a “wow” factor.
Q: Favorite concert?
SB: Roberta Flack was absolutely spectacular.
Q: Favorite event?
SB: Crescendo! What’s not to love?
Q: What is your favorite instrument in the orchestra?
SB: French Horn
Q: What does Sinfonia bring to the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast arts scene?
SB: Quality entertainment and much needed music education for our schools.
Q: Name one word to describe Sinfonia Gulf Coast.