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Golf, dinner,
and concert…

Concert on the Green

Monday, June 20, 2022

A Day of Golf. An Evening of Music, Food & Fun.

We are so excited to welcome you back for our annual Concert on the Green in 2022! Registration for this event is now closed.

Concert on the Green is the MSOL’s most successful fundraiser, with proceeds benefiting the Education and Community Engagement Programs of the Madison Symphony Orchestra. These award-winning programs serve 25,000 people annually, ranging from elementary school children who discover the joy of music at the Symphony’s youth concerts, to seniors facing health challenges who experience the beauty and healing power of music played by a professional string quartet in their places of residence.

Health & Safety Information

There will be no proof of vaccination nor COVID testing required for this event. Please wear a mask as you feel is necessary for your safety. If you are not feeling well, have a fever, or known active COVID, please refrain from attending out of respect for everyone’s safety.

The weather for June 20th is predicted to be sunny and clear with a high of 93 and a low of 76 degrees. The wind will be a pleasant SSW 15 mph. Dress for the predicted heat with a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

Event Highlights

We are very excited to announce that Mike Leckrone, UW Band Director emeritus, will join our 2022 event as Honorary Golf Chair! Those who enjoy golf may start the day at Bishops Bay on the shores of beautiful Lake Mendota by participating in our annual golf tournament, which includes fabulous prizes. Professor Leckrone will be on the golf course throughout the day for photo opportunities.

The evening includes a cocktail hour, a private concert by the Madison Symphony Orchestra under a large lakeside tent, and a gourmet picnic dinner. The annual concert highlight is a stunning solo performance by Clark Snavely, the second-place winner of the MSO’s Bolz Young Artist Competition. Plus, as a special treat, Professor Leckrone will conduct one piece on the concert program.

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 a delicious array of passed hors d’oeuvres prepared by the chef at Bishops Bay, and your favorite drinks 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 under the direction of Kyle Knox. Silent auction winner Lynn Van Campen and Honorary Golf Chair Mike Leckrone will also each conduct a piece, and Clark Snavely, a winner of The Final Forte, will join the MSO for a special performance.

Program

Gioachino Rossini
“The Barber of Seville” Overture

Johann Strauss II
“Die Fledermaus” Overture
Mr. Leckrone

Jean Sibelius
Violin Concerto in D minor
III: Allegro, ma non tanto
Mr. Snavely

Leroy Anderson
Sleigh Ride
Ms. Van Campen

Sergei Prokofiev
Excerpts from Symphony No. 1 in D major, “Classical Symphony”

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A major
IV: Allegro con brio

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.

Sweepstakes Prizes
Prizes include a one-year Madison Club membership, a pearl set in gold ring, a framed oil on canvas painting, MSO season tickets, a golf outing at Blackhawk Country Club, Green Bay Packers memorabilia, a catered personal chef experience, tickets to the MSOL Gala in September, and Mike Leckrone memorabilia.

Golf Tournament
All golfers can have their photo taken with our Honorary Golf Chair, Mike Leckrone, Director of the UW–Madison Marching Band from 1969 to 2019! Participate in the optional daytime golf tournament (scramble format). Bishops Bay recently completed a comprehensive redesign and update of its golf course, including an 18th hole totally changed to reward golfers with a view of Lake Mendota at all tees. Play for a chance to win prizes with your team, or as an individual golfer! Prizes include a chance to win a car in the Hole-in-One contest.

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.

View photos from the 2019 Concert on the Green!


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Thank you to our 2022 Concert on the Green sponsors!

Lead Sponsor

An Anonymous Friend

Co-Sponsors

Beth and Peter Rahko

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Supporting Sponsors

 

Keith and Juli Baumgartner

 

Barbara and Norm Berven

 

Rosemarie and Fred Blancke

 

Elaine and Nicholas Mischler

 

Richard and Pamela Reese

 

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Contributing Sponsors

Fred and Mary Mohs

 

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Details

Date:
June 20
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Venue

Bishops Bay Country Club
3500 Bishops Bay Dr
Middleton, WI 53562
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