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 email@example.com.
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;
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):
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.
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.
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!
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.
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