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Upcoming Concerts

A Grand Bohemian Celebration

Sep

21

7:00 PM
A Grand Bohemian Celebration
Nightmare on the Bay: Mischief at the Masquerade Ball

Oct

12

7:00 PM
Nightmare on the Bay: Mischief at the Masquerade Ball
Beach Home for the Holidays

Nov

30

6:00 PM
Beach Home for the Holidays
Holiday By The Bay: The Magical Sounds of Christmas with Justin John Moniz

Dec

14

7:00 PM
Holiday By The Bay: The Magical Sounds of Christmas with Justin John Moniz

All concerts held at the Barbara W. Nelson Fine Arts Center at Bay High School 1200 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL

Sergey Bogza

Meet Sergey Bogza

Sergey Bogza, described as “a charismatic conductor whose passion radiates from the podium” (The Virginian-Pilot), is known for his unique approach to working with orchestras and engaging audiences on and off the podium. In his third year as the Music Director of the Panama City Symphony, he leads masterworks and holiday concerts, curates a monthly chamber music series, and serves as the Director of Music Education. In 2024, he was named the Music Director and Conductor of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and has made his professional debut with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and the Alabama Ballet. Bogza has previously held Music Director roles with orchestras such as the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, Willmar Symphony, and Heartland Symphony Orchestra.

Equally comfortable leading productions of opera, ballet, and concert repertoire, Bogza’s energy and artistic integrity are highly regarded by audiences and musicians alike. He has been awarded top prizes at international conducting competitions and is an active composer of symphonic and chamber music. Combining the roles of a conductor and a composer, the premieres of his works are enthusiastically received by audiences and musical ensembles across the United States and Europe.

Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the symphony’s beautiful new home! Located in downtown Panama City, the Barbara W. Nelson Fine Arts Center offers ample parking and accessibility and is moments away from Historic Downtown to help you make your evening a memorable one!

Make A Donation

You are the key to our success! Help PCS sustain our mission to provide dynamic performances, youth educational opportunities, and community outreach with your tax-deductible donation. By being an active participant, you invest in the success of the Symphony and its value to our community. The Panama City Symphony is a 501(c)3 organization.

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In the Community

PCS reaches beyond the stage to bring music and joy to the community. Through special performances, insightful lectures, and more, PCS strives to make music experiences accessible – contributing to enhanced quality of life for all.

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Music Education

Inspiring the next generation! From elementary school through college, PCS offers innovative, age-appropriate concepts and interactive programming to foster an appreciation for music, build confidence, and nurture talent.

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About PCS

Now entering our 29th season, learn more about our orchestral journey, talent, and vision for the future of the Panama City Symphony.