Elegant gala - hosted cocktails and appetizers; gourmet dinner, Bill Marx during cocktails, featured guest artist is internationally renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu, Special In Memoriam tribute to Jack Grundhofer. Guest Emcee, KESQ Anchor Peter Daut; Community Impact Award presented to Saks Fifth Avenue, accepted by general manager Dennis Flaig-Moore. Gala chair is JoAnn Wellner, producer is Frank Goldstin of Momentous Events. Sponsors are El Paseo Jewelers, Grace Helen Spearman Foundation, Saks Fifth Avenue, Contour Dermatology, Palm Springs Friends of the Philharmonic, and Palm Springs Life. Table Centerpiece Patrons are Robert Archer and Charles Hilliar; Paddle Auction Patron is Contour Dermatology. Valet Parking Patron is Karen Speros.
Sponsorships are available, ranging from $5,000 up to $20,000. Individual tickets are $300 and $500. For more info, contact the Waring office at 760-773-2575 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To excite, educate, and engage the community at large with the joy of classical piano by presenting, promoting, and nurturing classical music through live piano performance including international competitions, concerts, and local educational outreach programs for all ages.
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