Community Music Center's Gala featuring Frederica von Stade, honoree and Joyce DiDonato and Jake Heggie

May 12, 2018 @ 6:30PM — 9:30PM

Community Music Center's Spring Gala

Join us in honoring Frederica von Stade and raising funds in support of CMC

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Presenting Sponsor
Diane B. Wilsey

Join us in celebrating CMC's mission of music for everyone at our Spring Gala! The evening features Honoree Frederica von Stade and a special performance by acclaimed mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and composer, pianist Jake Heggie!

Enjoy a wine reception with CMC faculty performances, a lavish banquet dinner, and heart-warming performances by CMC students. All proceeds support CMC's mission to make high quality music education accessible to all people, regardless of financial means.

Frederica von Stade, renowned mezzo-soprano will be presented with the Gertrude Field Community Impact Award in recognition for her international artistry, and her dedication to the arts and to music education in our community.

6:00-7:00 pm-VIP reception with Frederica von Stade, Joyce DiDonato, and Jake Heggie

6:30-9:30 pm-Wine and hors d'oeuvres, banquet dinner, performances by CMC students, CMC faculty, and a special performance by mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and composer, pianist Jake Heggie.

Gala Honorary Committee
Alexander String Quartet
Jan and James Buckley
Claudia Campazzo, San Francisco Classical Voice
Yanek and Mary Chiu
Lloyd and Janet Cluff
Mary Commanday
Interim Mayor Mark Farrell
Ruth Felt
Jake Heggie
Alexander Katsman, Livermore Valley Opera
Jean Kellogg, Merola Opera Program
Henry and Carole Klyce
Kronos Quartet
Patricia Taylor Lee and Richard Lee
Fred Levin and Nancy Livingston, The Shenson Foundation
René Mandel, Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
Garrick Ohlsson and Bob Guter
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader
Jeff Phillips, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
Steve Shapiro and Ellen Rosenthal
Matthew Shilvock, San Francisco Opera
Senator Scott Wiener
Diane B. Wilsey

Presenting Sponsor:
Diane B. Wilsey

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Corporate Sponsor:
Sheet Music Plus

Event Location
Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco
757 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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