The Annual Black and White Gala is one of the highlights of the social season combining elegance, gourmet dining, and gorgeous classical music. This year, the Waring Black and White Gala will add a spectacular hour of classical music and a new location: The Show at Agua Caliente Casino and Spa, on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Check back for updates.
2017 Black and White Gala
This year’s event took place on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage.
6 PM – hosted cocktails and appetizers
7 PM – program, dinner and dancing
$300 – general seating; $500 VIP seating; table sponsorships ranged from $3,000 to $20,000
Honorees were: Jan and Richard Oliphant
The 2017 Gala Chairs were: Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty and Dr. John D. Welty
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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