BRIT BASH AUCTION
The Live Auction
Intimate Dinner Concert with VocalEssence Singers
Donors: VocalEssence Singers
An elegant, catered dinner and private VocalEssence concert for you and nine of your closest friends. Chef (and tenor) Dan Sola will prepare an elegant four-course dinner for up to ten guests, in your home, while an octet of VocalEssence's finest, directed by baritone Ryan French, will serenade you with an after-dinner concert of selections from our season. Dan will work with you and schedule the event and select a dinner menu that fits your taste, while Ryan will design a program of music fitting the occasion. Dessert, as always will be Crème Brunelle, created especially for this occasion. Date to be mutually agreed upon and valid through the end of the year.
A Week on Holiday at Radisson Blu Resort Marina & Spa, St. Martin
A 6-night, 7-day package for two at Radisson Blu Resort Marina & Spa in St. Martin. One room with VIP amenities that features spacious designer accommodations, showcasing contemporary Euro-Caribbean furnishings. The clean lines and cool, crisp colors provide a comfortable and inviting respite after a sunny day at the beach, a sailing adventure to Anguilla or a day exploring St. Martin. Airfare not included.
Music and Dinner for Eight
Donors: David & Ann Buran, Jon Cranney & Katherine Ferrand, Philip Brunelle and James Bohn
Back by popular demand, an evening at the Buran's lovely home with a spectacular dinner (prepared and served by Jon and Katherine) capped off with a private performance by baritone James Bohn with Philip Brunelle at the piano.
One Week Stay in a Luxury Mexican Villa
Donors: Margee & Will Bracken, Bruce & Caroline Carlson and Sun Country
A 6-night, 7-day stay for up to eight guests at the romantic Casa Pacifico. A private ocean-side retreat just 25 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta, located on a bluff, 200 feet from the ocean with easy access to the beach. Casa Pacifico is a modern, 3-level, Vallarta-style home impeccably designed with terraces to take advantage of the extraordinary views of the ocean and Bahia de Banderas mountains. It affords family and friends a warm, private retreat and includes three master suites with king-sized beds and two bedrooms with twin double beds. A 52.5’ long infinity pool, as well as an entrance garden containing a reflecting pool and fountain, is situated on the property. Airfare for TWO included.
Stepping into Philip’s Shoes
Donors: VocalEssence & Philip Brunelle
Become part of the holiday celebration when you have the opportunity to step unto the stage and conduct the VocalEssence Singers at a 2012 Welcome Christmas Concert. Experience includes rigorous bootcamp and extensive training with Maestro Brunelle five minutes prior to performance.
A Week in the Grand Tetons at Jackson Hole
Donors: Marilyn Carlson Nelson & Dr. Glen Nelson
You'll spend 8 days/7nights at the guest house of Dr. Glen and Marilyn Nelson: Bloomerhaus (Flower Garden). This getaway is at the foot of the majestic Teton range. The residence has a full kitchen, living room, 3 bedrooms, game room and a Volkswagen Beetle to get around town. Sleeps 3 couples and 4 children (bunk and Murphy style). Included are 4 tickets to the internationally-renowned Teton Music Festival. Bloomerhaus is available July 1-8 or July 22-29.
Your Name in Northern Lights - Prairie Home Companion
Donors: Garrison Keillor, Prairie Home Productions
This is your chance to become part of a Prairie Home Companion story – Garrison Keillor will write you into a script with one of the Acting Company being YOU! You have your choice of October 6, 13, or 20 and will be given 4 great seats for the show. After the show you will be escorted backstage to meet Garrison and the actor who portrayed you!