2018 Concert on the Green

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2019 Concert on the Green

June 24, 2019
Bishops Bay Country Club
3500 Bishops Drive, Middleton

Unleash Your Inner Conductor: Online Silent Auction

Bid on a one-hour conducting lesson with John DeMain and the opportunity to conduct a piece at the 25th Annual Concert on the Green on Monday, June 24, 2019. Bidding is open until 12:15 a.m. on December 13, and the highest bidder at that time wins the opportunity to be our 2019 Concert on the Green guest conductor!

Bidding Instructions: To place your bid, click the button below to visit the auction and create a free 32auctions account. Follow the instructions on screen and use your full name and a current email address. After you create your account, you will be assigned a bidding name that you can keep or change in your account settings. This bidding name will appear publicly when you place your bid.

You are allowed to bid an unlimited number of times before the auction closes on December 13. If you place a bid and someone else places a higher bid after you, you will be notified via email and have the opportunity to raise your bid again. No payment or credit card information will be collected during the bidding process. Payment will be settled between the MSO and the highest bidder after the auction closes on December 13.

With any questions, contact Amanda Dill at adill@madisonsymphony.org.

Terms and Conditions

Winning bidder will be notified by the MSO via email. Payment of the winning bid must be received by the MSO within 30 days of this notification; payment may be made by check or credit card.

Conditions apply as follows:
The conducting lesson is held at a mutually agreed upon time;
You will conduct a mutually agreed upon piece of approximately 5 minutes or less after consultation with John DeMain;
You will participate in two rehearsals with the orchestra just prior to the event, date(s) and time(s) to be determined;
You will be available to conduct at the event held on Monday, June 24, 2019;

Bid terms:
All bidders must sign up for a free 32auctions account and provide their full name and a current email address in order to bid.
Bidding opens online on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
Bidding concludes on December 13, 2018 at 12:15 a.m.

By participating in this auction, you acknowledge you have read and understand the bidding package, conditions and terms noted above.

Save the Date for 2019!

All proceeds from Concert on the Green support the MSO’s Education and Community Engagement Programs that reach over 23,000 children and adults each year.

Preliminary info for the 25th Annual 2019 Concert on the Green event (subject to change):

Schedule
Golf Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
Golf Start: 11:00 a.m.
Cocktail Party: 4:45 p.m.
Concert: 6:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m.

Cocktail Party
Satisfy your senses! The immaculate grounds of Bishops Bay overlooking Lake Mendota set the stage for an enchanting cocktail party complete with hors d’oeuvres. Relax and enjoy your old and new friendships with morsels from a delicious array of savory delicacies prepared by the chef at Bishops Bay, a complimentary margarita fountain, and your favorite libations at a cash bar.

Concert
Have a seat in our airy lakeside tent for a concert of light classics performed by members of the Madison Symphony Orchestra with special guest conductor (winner of the auction at our 2018 Silver Anniversary Gala). A winner of the 2019 Bolz Young Artist Competition will also join the MSO for a special performance!

Picnic Dinner
You’ll enjoy an elegant gourmet picnic dinner, served by the exceptional staff at Bishops Bay. After dinner, adjourn to the Club House for after-dinner drinks and more conversation.

Compete for a chance to win prizes with your team, or as an individual golfer
Prizes include cash, Bishops Bay clubhouse credits and a chance to win luxury cards! Our hole in one sponsor is Fields Auto Group. Win on holes 3, 8 and 17, Jaguar, Volvo or Land Rover (makes and models subject to availability, two-year leases, each valued at approximately $10-15,000 per year).

Fantastic sweepstakes prizes
And example of 2018 prizes included a one year membership to the Madison Club, a Chicago Fine Arts Package, a private cooking class for ten, a sterling silver bracelet, and more. In total, the ten prizes are valued at more than $10,000!

What if it rains? In the event of rain, the cocktail party, concert, and picnic will proceed as scheduled in the shelter of our lakeside tent. Golfers who are signed up and paid can play at their convenience at Bishops Bay.

Presented by the Madison Symphony Orchestra League.

Thanks to everyone who attended the Madison Symphony Orchestra League’s 24th Annual event!
View a gallery of photos from the 2018 Concert on the Green.

View the short promotional video for our 2018 event.
Created in partnership with Mirror 34 Productions.

2018 Concert on the Green Sponsors

Hole Sponsors

Baker Tilly
Boardman & Clark LLP
Cottingham Butler
Farley’s House of Pianos
Future Foam
J.H. Findorff & Son, Inc.
Lycon, Inc.
Oak Bank
Princeton Group Sports Marketing
Sub-Zero Wolf, Inc.
The Suby Group
Vom Fass
The Zimdars Company

Committee Members

Doug Reuhl, chair
Rozan Anderson
Rosemarie Blancke
Janet Cabot
Janet Cibula
Jim Ebben
Marilyn Ebben
James Engeler
Louise Jeanne
Valerie Kazamias
Moo-Young Kim
Darcy Kind
Ann Lindsey
Linda Lovejoy
Leslie Overton
Elene Patenaude
Katie Reuhl
Carole Schaeffer
Patty Schultz
Elissa Strauss
Judy Topitzes
Nancy F. Young

In-Kind Donors

AAA Tentmasters
American Players Theatre
Diane Endres Ballweg
Boar and Barrel
Bonfyre American Grille
Brink Lounge
Scott and Janet Cabot
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Choles Floral
Children’s Theater of Madison
Edgewood College
Food Fight Restaurant Group
Forward Theater Company
Fresco
Graft
Guthrie Theater Minneapolis
Hewing Hotel Minneapolis
Valerie Kazamias
Liliana’s Restaurant
Jordan Lomas
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Madison Children’s Museum
The Madison Club
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Museum Store
Madison Opera
Madison Symphony Orchestra
Madison Symphony Orchestra League
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Nakoma Golf Club
The Old Feed Mill
Old National Bank
Overture Center for the Arts
Elene Patenaude
Rare Steakhouse
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
State Farm Insurance – Michael Wegner Agency
Dan and Patty Schultz
Spectrum Brands
The Sylvee
Trader Joe’s
Von Rutenberg Ventures
Waldorf Astoria Chicago
Walker Art Center Minneapolis
Warren Family Dental