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Fri., Sept. 16, 2016
Madison Concourse Hotel

Join us for a very festive evening of celebration in tribute to the recipients of this year’s John DeMain Award for Outstanding Commitment to Music: Marilyn and Jim Ebben.
Begin the evening by listening to the John Schaffer Trio. Then, enjoy a three-course dinner and performance by the Hunt Quartet. The presentation to the Award honorees immediately follows dinner and the musical performance. Linger after dinner with friends in the ballroom over cordials and dance to the music of the Original Hyperion Orchestra.
Please reserve your spot by Fri., Sept. 9, 2016.

The Evening

Master of Ceremonies-Anders Yocom, Wisconsin Public Radio host
6 p.m. - Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, and music by the John Schaffer Trio
7 p.m. - Dinner, performance by the Hunt Quartet and the award presentation to Marilyn and Jim Ebben
9 p.m. - Complimentary coffee, cordials, and music by the Original Hyperion Orchestra

Award

This is the third annual John DeMain Award for Outstanding Commitment to Music. The Madison Symphony Orchestra presents the award to recognize an individual or individuals for their longstanding and unwavering support of the League, the Madison Symphony Orchestra and music in the community.

Sponsorship Information

See all opportunities here.

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Event details

Location
The Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703
Attire
Black tie optional
Parking
Directions and Parking
Complimentary parking (on a space available basis) will be offered at the hotel’s indoor garage.
Please note, complimentary parking is only available at the hotel.

Silent Auction: Unleash your Inner Conductor!

Attend the Gala and you can bid in the silent auction on a one-hour conducting lesson with Maestro John DeMain AND the opportunity to conduct at the June 2017 Concert on the Green. Our Madison Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Grammy and Tony Award-winning conductor is donating his time and talent. Bidding opens at $1,000. For any music lover, this will be a rare and priceless opportunity.
Please reserve your spot by Fri., Sept. 9, 2016.
Individual tickets: $150 per person ($85.00 tax deductible)
Table of eight: $1,200 ($680.00 tax deductible)

Thank you to the Gala Planning Committee:

Beth Rahko (Event Chair), Pat Bernhardt, Rosemarie Blancke, Janet Cabot, Stan & Shirley Inhorn, Valerie Kazamias, Ann Lindsey, Linda Lovejoy, Elaine Mischler, Katie Reuhl, Judy Topitzes

Presented by the Madison Symphony Orchestra League

The Madison Symphony Orchestra League is an organization of more than 300 dedicated men and women who are committed to support the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Love the Symphony, Join the League! The MSOL presents the Symphony Gala as a benefit and all proceeds support the MSO's nationally recognized Education and Community Engagement Programs. These programs enrich the cultural life of the entire community and help build the future of the art form we all love so much.

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

JOHN DEMAIN
AWARD SPONSOR
HOTEL
SPONSOR
PATRON
SUPPORTERS

Joel and
Kathryn Belaire

Marian and
Jack Bolz

Mildred and Marv Conney

W. Jerome Frautschi
and Pleasant Rowland Frautschi

Stephen
Morton

Joe and Mary Ellyn
Sensenbrenner

Ann Lindsey and
Charles Snowdon

Judith and Nick Topitzes

FRIENDS

Margo Ahrens

Rosemarie and
Fred Blancke

Anne Bolz

Cress Funeral &
Cremation Service

Tyrone and
Janet Greive

Carolyn Kau and Chris Hinrichs

Stan and
Shirley Inhorn

Michael and
Linda Lovejoy

Gordon and Janet Renschler

Makeba and Damond Williams Boatwright

HUNT QUARTET
PERFORMANCE

Elaine and Nick Mischler

THE JOHN SCHAFFER TRIO

Doug and Katie Reuhl,
in honor of
Jim and Marilyn Ebben

ORIGINAL HYPERION
ORCHESTRA

Gary and Lynn Mecklenburg

Fred and
Mary Mohs

Peter and
Beth Rahko

IN-KIND
DONORS

John Schaffer

Anders Yocom