Jon Territo joined Mark Goff and Mike Thomas as an instructor in the music department at Foundation Academy. Territo has been a part of the Central Florida music and arts industry for more than 20 years. He previously worked for Walt Disney World Resort, The First Academy and First Baptist Church of Orlando. Territo holds a bachelor’s andmaster’s in music education, and serves as music director of the Orlando Concert Band and associate conductor of the Florida Young Artist Orchestra. He also works as a conductor and clinician at WDW. Territo resides in Oakland with his wife, Michelle.
Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando Resort is searching for an on-camera talent to serve as the show’s inaugural collegiate correspondent. Submissions will be accepted through Oct. 9, 2011.
The winner will work with Blue Man Group to cover current events and news related to the show. Reports will be featured in promotional videos that will air on Blue Man Group websites and social media sites. The winner also will receive $1,500, a MacBook Pro, copies of their work, and more.
Candidates must be actively enrolled in a Florida college or university, and applicants should be energetic, articulate and passionate about TV, theater, journalism and/or music.
For more information or to apply, visit www.blueman.com/correspondent on the Web.
The inaugural Micro-Budget Film Festival will be held Feb. 2 through Feb. 5, 2012, at the Garden Theatre, located at 160 W. Plant St. in Winter Garden. The film festival will showcase dramatic feature-length films that were produced for $100,000 or less.
Film submissions will be accepted through Oct. 31, 2011. Narrative feature-length films between 70 and 110 minutes can be submitted at www.withoutabox.com on the Web. Documentaries and short films will not be accepted.
For more information, email Chris Blanc at
www.microbudgetfilmfest.org on the Web.
The inaugural Orlando Calling music festival will take place Nov. 12 and Nov. 13 at Citrus Bowl Park. The new festival features headliners like The Killers on Saturday, and Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band and Kid Rock on Sunday. Performers from numerous genres, including blues, nu folk, country, rock, alternative, rhythm and blues, and more, will perform on four stages. Scheduled artists include O.A.R., Gavin DeGraw, Doobie Brothers, Dwight Yoakam, Michelle Branch, Blues Traveler and others, as well as emerging talent from Central Florida.
Daily tickets and VIP and weekend packages are available.
For more information, visit www.orlandocalling.com on the Web.
Bach Festival Society will hold its second annual Fête at Feliz fundraiser Oct. 13 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Casa Feliz Historical Home Museum, located at 656 N. Park Ave. in Winter Park. The event includes a preview of the 2011-12 season, musical performances, wine, hors d’oeuvres, tours of Casa Feliz, a silent auction and more.
Tickets are $40 per person or $70 per couple.
For more information, call 407-646-2182 or visit www.bachfestivalflorida.org on the Web.
The Winter Garden Heritage Foundation will present its sixth annual Winter Garden MusicFest, presented by Bright House Networks, from Oct. 7 through Oct. 9 on Plant Street in Winter Garden. The free event includes live performances from musicians in more than 30 genres performing on two outdoor stages, Garden Theatre, as well as food, beer stations, more than 100 vendors, a KidsFest and more.
Event proceeds benefit the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation and its mission to preserve local history and create cultural experiences.
For more information, visit www.wgmusicfest.com on the Web.
Windy Ridge School students attended Central Florida Ballet’s performance of 9/11:An American Moment, which commemorated the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
In addition to learning about this moment in country’s history, the children learned about the power of courage and patriotism.
The Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will sponsor the Triple Play on Lake Ivanhoe fundraiser Nov. 6 from 4:30-9 p.m. The musical event includes a progressive evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and desserts in three homes along Lake Ivanhoe. The cost is $125 per person and $100 for Friends members. For more information, call 407-896-6700 or visit www.friendsorlandophil.org on the Web.
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