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Photo by Member Mark Krancer, Kram Kran Photo


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6/26/2024 4:00:00 AM Member News

Press Release: Music Director Courtney Lewis to Speak at Jacksonville’s Inaugural Pride Month Event

Jacksonville, Fla. (June 24, 2024]- The Jacksonville Symphony is proud to announce that its 
esteemed Music Director and Conductor Courtney Lewis has been invited to speak at Jacksonville's 
first Pride Month event, hosted by Mayor Deegan, on June 28 at 10 a.m. in the City Hall Atrium. 
This historic event will feature the city's first Mayoral Proclamation celebrating Pride Month, 
reflecting Jacksonville's commitment to inclusivity and diversity.

Lewis was extended an invitation to share personal experiences and reflections on the importance of 
Pride Month and what it means to him. This event marks a significant step forward for Jacksonville, 
as it aims to foster a more inclusive environment for all its residents.

This event is open to the public, and all community members are welcome to join in the celebration 
of diversity.

About the Jacksonville Symphony
The Jacksonville Symphony is North Florida's leading nonprofit performing arts organization 
offering live performances at Jacoby Symphony Hall in the Jacksonville Center for the Performing 
Arts and other venues throughout the area. Led by President and CEO Steven Libman and Music 
Director Courtney Lewis, the Jacksonville Symphony reaches over 113,000 individuals through over 
125 performances each season. In addition, the Symphony provides music instruction for youth and 
operates the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras. For more information about the Symphony, visit