About Us

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Newton Musical was established in 1978 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida. Glynda and Cliff Newton have created a company that cares about providing the right entertainment for your event. We know that high quality and reliability are important factors to make the event a success.                                                                       

Newton Musical makes an extra effort to insure that your event is memorable for all the right reasons. We work very closely with the venue coordinators as well as with many professional bridal consultants.

Newton Musical is associated with the Local 444, American Federation of Musicians. The members of the various ensembles we provide are professional musicians who are highest quality and have the experience to make your event a success! Our AFM affiliation indicates that we view music-making as a honored profession.

Newton Musical is proud of our record for reliability and excellence.  Cliff and Glynda were members of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra for over 30 years.  Cliff retired in 2011 as Principal Trumpet, and Glynda retired in 2017 as a violinist.  They look forward to putting all of their energies into growing Newton Musical!

Special Occasions

Newton Musical can provide the musical entertainment appropriate to your event, including:

  • Wedding
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Anniversary
  • Family reunion
  • Educational concert
  • Reception
  • Building dedication
  • Grand opening
  • Party

A  few of the musical options include:

  • Solo Trumpet
  • Solo Violin
  • String Ensembles
  • Solo Trumpet and Strings
  • Herald Trumpets
  • Tango/Salon Orchestra
  • Baroque Orchestra
  • Brass Ensembles

Specific information on these ensembles can be found on the ensembles page.


Glitz is not just for Hollywood! Need an act that knows how to act corporate? Our professional musicians work with you to boost your image with your clients. We can customize a program for your corporate event.

Enhance your award ceremony with the excitement of live music. Background music for your reception can create the perfect ambiance for your Corporate image.


Bring the customers into your store with special promotions featuring live music. Whether it’s a grand opening, a seasonal sale promotion, an anniversary event, or a party, your customers will appreciate you more for adding excitement with upscale live music. Your employees want to know that they’re appreciated too. Give them the best when you reward them for their hard work at employee appreciation functions.

A small representation of our previous performance locations in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, FL, as well as Jekyl Island, St. Simon’s Island and Brunswick, GA:
All Saints Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, FL Amelia Island Plantation, Ameila Island, FLAssumption Catholic Church, Jacksonville, FL

Callahan 1st Baptist Church, Callahan, FL

Casa Marina, Jacksonville Beach, FL

Casa Monica Hotel, St. Augustine, FL

Castle Otttis, South Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Augustine, St. Augustine, FL

Christ Episcopal Church, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Christ the King Catholic Church, Jacksonville, FL

Cloister at Sea Island, St. Simons Island, GA

Club Continental, Orange Park (Jacksonville), FL

Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL

Cypress Village, Jacksonville,FL

Epping Forest Yacht Club, Jacksonville, FL

Fleet Landing, Atlantic Beach, FL

Holy Family Catholic Church, Jacksonville, FL

Immaculate Conception Church, Jacksonville, FL

Lightner Museum, St. Augustine, FL

Lodge and Club at Ponte Vedra

Marsh Landing Country Club, Jacksonville, FL

Nocatee Town Center, Nocatee, FL

 Old St. Andrews Church, Jacksonville, FLOldest House, St. Augustine, FLOur Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Ponte Vedra Inn and Club

Ribault Club, Fort George Island, FL

River House, St. Augustine, FL

Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, FL

Riverside Baptist Church, Jacksonville,FL

Sawgrass Marriott Hotel, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Sawgrass Country Club

Sawgrass Beach Club

Serenata Beach Club, South Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, FL

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, Jacksonville, FL

St. John’s Cathedral, Jacksonville, FL

St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Jacksonville Beach, FL

The Allegro Senior Living Community, St. Augustine, FL

Timuquana Country Club, Jacksonville, FL

Tournament Players Championship (TPC Sawgrass), Ponte Vedra, FL

White Oak Plantation, Yulee, FL

The White Room, St. Augustine, FL

Wolfson’s Childrens Hospital Art & Antiques Show