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La Jolla Music Society

SummerFest Gala

At The Palais Conrad, Paris 1888

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As co-chairs of La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest Gala, we are delighted to invite you to a truly extraordinary celebration at The Conrad on August 13, 2022. We will be traveling back in time to La Belle Époque at The Palais Conrad, Paris 1888! You will not want to miss this unforgettable evening including a fundraising benefit concert for our education and community engagement programs, featuring our SummerFest Music Director and remarkable pianist Inon Barnatan!

It will be a soirée magnifique, beginning with an elegant French-inspired dinner and specialty handcrafted cocktails. This year’s SummerFest Gala will benefit the La Jolla Music Society education and children’s programming efforts, which means your support will significantly impact a child’s future through critically important music programs. Music affects the intellectual and emotional development of children, particularly children at risk.

Please join us and other like-minded supporters as we continue our mission of leadership and education by becoming a SummerFest Gala Sponsor today! Charitable donors of $5,000 or more are also invited to a fabulous private Sponsor Party at the stunning home of Noni and Drew Senyei in La Jolla on Saturday, September 17, 2022.

Avec tous nos remerciements,
Vivian Lim, Co-chair
Dolly Woo, Co-chair
SummerFest Gala 2022

View the invitation here.

Gala Co-chairs
Vivian Lim
Dolly Woo

SummerFest Chair
Maureen Shiftan

Gala Honorary Chairs
Brenda Baker
Steve Baum

SummerFest Music Director
Inon Barnatan

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VERSAILLES SPONSOR
Brenda Baker and Steve Baum
Raffaella and John Belanich
Joan and Irwin Jacobs
Debra Turner

LOUVRE SPONSOR
Banc of California / Steve Gamp
Mary Ann Beyster
Eleanor and Ric Charlton
Vivian Lim and Joseph Wong
Bebe and Marvin Zigman

CONCERT SPONSOR
Edward and Anna Yeung

RECEPTION SPONSOR
Peter Cooper and Erik Matwijkow
Silvija and Brian Devine
Marge and Neal Schmale

EDUCATION SPONSOR
Li-Rong Lilly Cheng
Mary Ellen Clark
Julie and Bert Cornelison
The Hon. Diana Lady Dougan
Diane and Elliott Feuerstein
Monica Fimbres
Sarah and Mike Garrison
Joan and Irwin Jacobs
Marilyn and Stephen Miles
Peggy and Peter Preuss
Patty Rome
Stacy and Don Rosenberg
Marge and Neal Schmale
Beverly and Alan Springer
Jeanette Stevens
Sue and Peter Wagener
Dolly and Victor Woo

UNDERWRITING
Brenda Baker and Steve Baum
Wine & Champagne

Charles Schwab / Derek Anthony
Artist Outreach

Sharon Cohen
Gala Invitation

Nina and Robert Doede
Student Concert Tickets

Jennifer and Kurt Eve
Valet Parking

Joan and Irwin Jacobs
Student Concert Tickets

Jean and David Nassif
CMC Music Student

Virginia Oliver
Gala Invitation

Sheryl and Bob Scarano
SummerFest Encounters

Noni and Drew Senyei
Gala Sponsor Party

Elizabeth Taft
SummerFest Encounters

Haeyoung Kong Tang
ConRAD Kids Series

Xiomei Zhang
CMC Music Student

HONORARY TICKET SPONSOR
Martha and Edward Dennis
Jill Esterbrooks and James Robbins
Joy Frieman
Wendy Frieman
Thomas Rasmussen and Clayton Lewis
Maureen Shiftan
June and Dr. Bob Shillman

Recognition as of July 19, 2022

SummerFest Gala 2022

5:00 PM – Champagne Reception
6:00 PM – Benefit Concert for Education and Community Engagement Programs
7:00 PM – Seated Dinner
8:30 PM – Dessert & Dancing

Black-tie or La Belle Époque-inspired glamour

Please Note: All gala attendees must be fully vaccinated

The SummerFest Gala is SOLD OUT.  If you have questions about your tickets, please contact either Nicole Slavik at 858.526.3425 at NSlavik@LJMS.org or Ferdinand Gasang at 858.212.3724 or FGasang@LJMS.org

 

FAURÉ
Dolly Suite, Opus 56
Inon Barnatan, Marc-André Hamelin, pianos

MASSENET 
Meditation from Thaїs
Stefan Jackiw, violin; Inon Barnatan, piano

STRAUSS
Rosen aus dem Süden, Opus 388 (arr. Schoenberg)
Inon Barnatan, piano; Angie Zhang, harmonium; Dover Quartet

Table Sponsorships

$100,000 La Belle Époque Table Sponsor

 

  • 10 gala tickets at a Sponsor Table and concert seating in rows A & B
  • 6 tickets to the exclusive Sponsors Party
  • Recognition on the website, in eblasts, at the concert, on video screens, and in programs
  • $97,200 is deductible

 

 

$50,000 The Versailles Table Sponsor

 

  • 10 gala tickets at a Gala Table and concert seating in rows B & C
  • 4 tickets to the exclusive Sponsors Party 
  • Recognition on the website, in eblasts, at the concert, on video screens, and in programs
  • $47,200 is deductible

 

 

$25,000 The Louvre Table Sponsor

 

  • 10 gala tickets at a Gala Table and concert seating in rows C through J
  • 4 tickets to the exclusive Sponsors Party 
  • Recognition on the website, in eblasts, at the concert, on video screens, and in programs
  • $22,200 is deductible

 

 

Sponsorships

$15,000 Reception Sponsor

 

  • 2 gala tickets at a table and concert seating  in rows A & B
  • 2 tickets to the exclusive Sponsors Party
  • Recognition on the website, in eblasts, at the concert, on video screens, and in programs
  • $14,200 is deductible

 

 

$10,000 Artist Sponsor

 

  • 2 gala tickets at a table and concert seating in rows B through F
  • 2 tickets to the exclusive Sponsors Party
  • Recognition on the website, in eblasts, at the concert, on video screens, and in programs
  • $9,200 is deductible

 

 

$5,000 Education Sponsor

 

  • 2 gala tickets at a table and concert seating in rows C through G
  • 2 tickets to the exclusive Sponsors Party
  • Recognition on the website, in eblasts, at the concert, on video screens, and in programs
  • $4,200 is deductible

 

 

Honorary Tickets

$4,000 Honorary Tickets for Two

 

  • 2 gala tickets at a table and 2 concert seats in rows J through L
  • Recognition on video screens and in programs
  • Includes $1,000 support of SummerFest education programs 
  • $3,500 is deductible

 

 

$2,000 Honorary Ticket for One

 

  • 1 gala ticket at a table and 1 concert seat in rows J through L
  • Recognition on video screens and in programs
  • Includes $500 support of SummerFest education programs
  • $1,750 is deductible

 

 

Gala Tickets

$3,000 Gala Tickets for Two

 

  • 2 gala tickets at a table and 2 concert seats 
  • $2,500 is deductible

 

 

$1,500 Gala Ticket for One

 

  • 1 gala ticket at a table and 1 concert seat
  • $1,250 is deductible

 

 

Underwriting

Underwriting Gifts are fully deductible and include recognition on the website, in programs and eblasts and, for Support at $5,000+, you will receive an Invitation to the Sponsor Party.

$50,000 will support

 

  • Year-long Sponsorship of the Community Music Center

 

 

$30,000 will support

 

  • Year-long residency of Education Ambassador

 

 

$25,000 will support

 

  • ConRAD Kids Series

 

 

$15,000 will support

 

  • Concert tickets for 500 students

 

 

$10,000 will support

 

  • Student matinee concert
  • Streaming for a SummerFest Concert
  • Post-concert reception

 

 

$5,000 will support

 

  • Encounters at SummerFest
  • Gala Program Book

 

 

$3,000 will support

 

  • Champagne
  • Wine
  • Gala Valet Parking

 

 

$2,500 will support

 

  • Artist performances at local schools
  • Open Rehearsals at SummerFest
  • Gala Photography

 

 

$2,000 will support

 

  • Concert tickets for 100 students
  • A SummerFest Fellowship Artist

 

 

$1,000 will support

 

  • 1 year of instruction for a Community Music Center student
  • Dance masterclasses

 

 

$500 will support

 

  • Musical instruments for two Community Music Center students