The Sarasota Chorus of the Keys recently awarded Sheridan E. Brown Memorial Scholarships to four high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding musical achievement and will be pursuing a vocal or instrumental college curriculum. Chorus President Jeffry Olesen presented awards totally $9,000 to Jonathan Bruzon and Jacob Harvey of Riverview High School, David Linkenhoker of Bradenton Christian School and Luca Stine, home schooled and State College of Florida.

The men of the Sarasota Chorus, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2019 as it has been entertaining Sarasota area residents with four-part a cappella harmony since 1949. Chorus rehearsals occur every Tuesday beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Annex on Main Street in downtown Sarasota. More information can be learned at chorusofthekeys.org.

— Submitted by Roger Murphy