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Madison Symphony Orchestra League's

SYMPHONY GALA

Friday, September 8, 2017
Madison Concourse Hotel

The Madison Symphony Orchestra League invites you to a memorable and musical evening to benefit the nationally-recognized Education and Community Engagement Programs of the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Carolyn White, the 2017 recipient of the John DeMain Award for Outstanding Commitment to Music, will be honored at the event.

RSVP BY MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017

$150 per person ($85 tax deductible) or $1,200 for a table of eight ($680 tax deductible).

EVENING

Master of Ceremonies: Anders Yocom, Wisconsin Public Radio host
6:00 p.m.: Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and music by the John Schaffer Trio
7:00 p.m.: Dinner, performance by the Hunt Quartet and Award presentation
9:00 p.m.: Complimentary coffee and cordials; dancing to the Original Hyperion Orchestra

LOCATION

The Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703

AUCTION

Unleash your inner conductor! Again this year, we are offering one priceless auction item: A one-hour conducting lesson with MSO Music Director John DeMain and the opportunity to conduct a piece at the Concert on the Green, Monday, June 18, 2018.

ATTIRE

Black tie optional

AWARD

The fourth annual John DeMain Award for Outstanding Commitment to Music honors Carolyn White
The award is presented by the Madison Symphony Orchestra League to recognize an individual or individuals for their longstanding and unwavering support of the League, the Madison Symphony Orchestra and music in the community.
Our 2017 award recipient is a Lifetime MSOL member and longtime Symphony supporter who is passionate about instilling a love of music in children. Carolyn has held many leadership roles, including MSOL President (2000-01) and co-chair of the 75th Anniversary Gala.
She was introduced to the MSOL in the early 90s when she helped start the docent program for elementary school students. She has remained an enthusiastic docent and has been an advocate for the Symphony’s many education programs. Discover more...
Past Honorees
2016 - Marilyn and Jim Ebben
2015 - Valerie Kazamias
2014 - Stan and Shirley Inhorn

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

Dr. Stanley and
Shirley Inhorn

Ann Lindsey and Charles Snowdon

Stephen Morton

Judith and Nick Topitzes

FRIENDS

Cress Funeral &
Cremation Service

Carolyn Kau and Chris Hinrichs

Darcy Kind and Marc Vitale

Lynn and
Gary Mecklenburg

Catherine and
Charles Sih

The Suby Group

Makeba and Damond Williams Boatwright

THE JOHN SCHAFFER TRIO

Jim and Marilyn Ebben

Janet and Gordon Renschler

HUNT QUARTET
PERFORMANCE

Elaine and Nick Mischler

Beth and Peter Rahko

IN-KIND
SPONSORS