VocalEssence 2024 Gala Sponsors

Sponsoring the VocalEssence Gala 2024 has many Benefits:

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  • Visibility to an audience of more than 500 prominent business and community leaders
  • Opportunity to support and partner with VocalEssence, an organization with decades of experience presenting concerts and education programs that engage, inspire, and entertain more than 30,000 people of all ages annually
  • Brand equity in THE EVENT of the season

Click here for a complete list of sponsor benefits!

Ready to become a sponsor or table host? Click on the button below. For more information, contact Director of Development Elissa Weller at elissa@vocalessence.org or 612-547-1452.



Thank You to our Table Sponsors and Hosts

Mary Ann Aufderheide
Ann Barkelew O’Hagan
Stephen Benson and Sonja Thompson
Carol Brandenburg
Larry J. Brandts
Robert Bruininks and Susan Hagstrum
Philip and Carolyn Brunelle
Ben Brunnette and Michael Crow
Productivity, Inc., Greg and Lisa Buck
Ann Buran
Ginny Buran and Dwayne Cody
Margaret Chutich and Penny Wheeler
Edward and Betsy Cussler
Dan Dressen and Elisabeth Comeaux
Jim and Liza Ervin
Jack and Cathy Farrell
Ryan and Jenny French
Autumn Gurgel Valentini
Jerry Johnson and Larry Montan
Jon and Lisa Lewis
Nikki Lewis
Leland T. Lynch and Terry Saario Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
David E. and Judy L. Myers
Marilyn Carlson Nelson
Laura A. Kinkead and Richard P. Neuner
Terry and Kristen O’Brien; The Hoeschler-O’Brien Fund of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation
Nicholas Peter
Kristina Rodel Sorum and Eric Sorum
Elizabeth Truesdell Smith
Timothy C. Takach and Jocelyn Hagen
D. Jean Thomson

Thank You to our Corporate and Foundation Sponsors

Gold Sponsors



Bell Bank
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In Kind Sponsors

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