FUNDRAISER: VocalEssence Choralia 2016
May 1, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm | $175
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VocalEssence invites you to spring into song on May Day 2016 by attending Choralia—a singing celebration to benefit the VocalEssence Community Engagement Programs, which inspire people of all ages and cultures to explore their love of singing—together we sing!
- Spring Into Song Menu: Chef Dinesh Jayawardena of the FireLake Grill has put together a bouquet of delectable items including a delicious chicken and mushroom wellington or a mouth-watering vegetarian cannoli.
- Uplifting and immersive entertainment: VocalEssence, a guest choir, and special guest Melanie DeMore get you singing for your supper.
- Enticing auction items: Adele concert tickets (courtesy of Travelers), BBQ Throwdown with Phillip Shoultz and Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, suite at the Xcel Energy Center for the Duran-Duran concert (courtesy of the Xcel Energy Center), and many more!
- Event timeline:
4:30 PM: Registration opens, Silent Auction opens, passed cocktails/hors d’oeuvres
5:45 PM: Ballroom opens for dinner seating
6:00 PM: Silent Auction closes
6:15 PM: Salad course served and program begins
6:35 PM: Live Auction
6:55 PM: Main Dinner course served and program continues
8:20 PM: Auction Check-out opens
Single tickets are $175 each, or guests can save $25 per ticket and pay only $150 each by putting together a table of 10 guests. (Note: Please contact VocalEssence for your online table discount code. If you have your code, please add your tickets to your cart first, then enter the code in the “Discount Code” field.) Registration open until April 1, 2016.
~Cocktail to black tie admired~
Katherine B. Andersen Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
Jack and Cathy Farrell – Haskell’s
John and Sheila Bjorklund
Greg and Lisa Buck
Jerome and Linda Carlson
Wayne and Meg Gisslen
Art and Martha Kaemmer
John and Nancy Lindahl
Leland T. Lynch and Terry Saario
Alfred P. and Ann M. Moore
Paul and Abigail Pribbenow
Mary Ann Aufderheide
Ann Barkelew and Jim O’Hagan & Dave and Linda Mona
Judy Blaseg and John Engelen & Kathryn Roberts and Jim Hiniker
Philip and Carolyn Brunelle
Roma Calatayud-Stocks and Thomas Stocks
Andy Christensen (Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra)
Steve and Judy Drobeck
Ralph and Debbie Estes
Brian and Ann Farrell
Ryan and Jenny French
Lowell and Cay Shea Hellervik
Glenn and Kartra Kohl
Ronald and Nicolai Lewis
Kay and Mike McCarthy
David and Judy Myers
Michelle and G. Phillip Shoultz, III
Timothy C. Takach and Jocelyn Hagen
Alan and Dorene Wernke