Black and White Gala Concert & Dinner

Special Event to Support the Orchestra

Andrew von Oeyen, piano

January 31, 2018

Wednesday | Tickets $275pp

6:00 pm | Piano Concert at Holley Hall
6:30 pm | Cocktail Reception followed by Dinner at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium

Catered by Michael’s On East
Attire: Cocktail

Call the Donor Engagement Office at 941-487-2740 or send an email for more information.

Please join us for an evening of beautiful music to celebrate our new Steinway Grand Piano.

Enjoy a unique musical evening beginning with a private recital by renowned pianist and Andrew von Oeyen.  The evening includes dinner with Sarasota Orchestra Musicians seated at your table and additional performances throughout the evening by the Sarasota String Quartet and Wind Quintet.

All Proceeds will support the musicians and programs of the Sarasota Orchestra.

Leadership Team


Beverly and Bob Bartner
Renee Hamad
Sherry and Tom Koski

Sarasota Orchestra Board and Development Committee Advisors:

David Green

Design Chair:

Anne Folsom Smith

Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum-Plus Sponsorship


(tax-deductible portion $13,700)

Gala Table for 10
Special guest seated at your table
Champagne service at your table
Maestro Society Membership*

Platinum Sponsorship


(tax-deductible portion $8,960)

Gala Table for 8
Champagne service at your table
Maestro Society Membership*

Gold Sponsorship


(tax-deductible portion $4,220)

Gala Table seating for 6
Maestro Society Membership*

Silver Sponsorship


(tax-deductible portion $1,980)

Gala Table seating for 4
Maestro Society Membership*

Bronze Sponsorship


(tax-deductible portion $1,240)

Gala Table seating for 2

All Sponsorships include recognition in event program, on event signage and the Sarasota Orchestra website.

*Invitations to three complimentary Maestro Society events in 2017/18 (mailed separately)

Please note the following information:

For guests with mobility challenges, a shuttle service will be provided to transport you from Holley Hall to the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. Valet parking will also be available. Please arrive at Holley Hall by 5:45 pm. The piano concert will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.

Contact Development Department at 941-487-2740 or  for more information.


Title Presenting Sponsor

Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Platinum Sponsors

BMO Private Bank

Gold Sponsors

Robert and Beverly Bartner
Hugh Steele
Lois Stulberg

Silver Sponsors

Susan and Zuheir Sofia

Bronze Sponsors

David and Linda Green
Bette and Arn Hoffman
Tom and Meg Ryan
Kim Morey Wheeler
Sheila and Merrill Wynne

HA+W Aprio

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Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical experiences.

 709 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34236

 Box Office: 941.953.3434

 Administration: 941.953.4252

 Box Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 pm
and at the concert venue one hour prior to show time

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