Be a Britt Classical Host This Summer

This summer, beginning on July 26, about 100 musicians will descend on Jacksonville. They’re all members of some of the country’s leading orchestras and come to town to be part of the annual three-week-long Britt […]

Epic Season Coming to the Britt Classical Stage – by Donna Briggs

News from Britt Hill – March 2015

At the February 5th Classical Festival Announcement, Music Director Teddy Abrams promised an “epic season,” and after hearing about it, we believe him! Not only is Teddy’s enthusiasm infectious, […]

Britt Festival Announces 2015 Classical Programs

Britt Festival just announced their 2015 Britt Classical Programs! Tickets go on sale to both members and non-members on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 9am. Get your tickets at!


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News From Britt Hill, February 2015 – by Donna Briggs

As we enter the New Year, Britt welcomes Jacksonville’s three newest City Council members: Ken Gregg, Brad Bennington and Jim Lewis. As volunteers, the City Council works tirelessly with the city’s administrative staff and citizens […]

News From Britt Hill, December 2014/January 2015 – by Donna Briggs

It has been a very busy year for Britt, and perhaps that’s why we feel 2014 flew by so quickly. We’ve reached new goals and met new challenges while experiencing another successful season. […]

News From Britt Hill, November 2014 – by Donna Briggs

As we enter the 2014 Holiday Season, the words that come to mind are “thank you for an amazing year.” We embarked on transformative changes to the Britt Hill, hosted a powerful and innovative Classical […]

Thanks Britt Society – by Donna Briggs

News From Britt Hill – October 2014

I am dedicating this entire column to the Britt Society, the unsung heroes of Britt Festivals. Did you know that the Britt Society is a separate non-profit 501c3 organization […]

News From Britt Hill, September 2014 – by Donna Briggs

As I write this, we have just completed the final weekend of the 2014 Classical Festival. Wow! I do believe Teddy saved the best for last. On closing night, Mahler’s piece was simply breathtaking. I […]

Classical Music Accessible for All – by Donna Briggs

News From Britt Hill – August 2014

My hope is that 2014 will be remembered as the year of accessibility: accessible music, accessible venue and accessible Music Director.

Who’s afraid of classical music? Lots of people, apparently. […]

Major Construction Breathes New Life Into the Community – by Donna Briggs

News From Britt Hill, July 2014

The combined projects of the City of Jacksonville’s First Street sidewalk project, the Booster Club’s lighting project and the Britt Festival’s Performance Garden project resulted in over $2 million dollars […]