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2022 Symphony Gala

Friday, Sept. 9
Madison Concourse Hotel

The Madison Symphony Orchestra League invites you to a memorable evening in support of the MSO’s Education and Community Engagement Programs at the Madison Concourse Hotel. The John DeMain Award for Outstanding Commitment to Music will be presented to Judy Topitzes.

6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar with music by The Honey Pies
Musical performances by a Bolz Young Artist Competition Winner and the Rhapsodie Quartet
Dinner with strolling violin
Award presentation and remarks
Complimentary coffee and cordials


View photos from the 2019 Gala!

About the John DeMain Award for Outstanding Commitment to Music
This award recognizes an individual or individuals for their longstanding and unwavering support of the League, the Madison Symphony Orchestra and music in the community.

Presented by the Madison Symphony Orchestra League
The Madison Symphony Orchestra League is an organization of more than 375 dedicated men and women who are committed to support the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Love the Symphony, Join the League! The MSOL presents the Symphony Gala as a benefit and all proceeds support the MSO’s nationally recognized Education and Community Engagement Programs. These programs enrich the cultural life of the entire community and help build the future of the art form we all love so much.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Lead Sponsors

John DeMain Award

Rhapsodie Quartet Sponsor
David and Kato Perlman

Barbara and Norm Berven
Joel and Kathryn Belaire
Shirley and Stan Inhorn
John F. Suby


Bolz Young Artist Sponsor
Elaine and Nick Mischler

The Honey Pies Sponsor
Peter and Beth Rahko

Dr. Ernest and Louise Borden & Dr. Paul and Anne-Marie Correll
Ann Lindsey and Charles Snowdon
Stephen Morton
Heidi Wilde and Kennedy Gilchrist


Strolling Violin Sponsor
Carolyn White

W. Jerome Frautschi
Valerie and Andreas Kazamias
Timothy Reilley and Janet Nelson
Pleasant T. Rowland


Marian and Jack Bolz
Marilyn Ebben
Charles Ford and Sharon James
Michael and Linda Lovejoy
Cyrena and Lee Pondrom
Doug and Katie Reuhl
Joe and Mary Ellyn Sensenbrenner
Sharon Stark and Peter Livingston
Nancy and Ed Young


Scott and Janet Cabot
Tyrone and Janet Greive

In-Kind Sponsors

american print
Farley's House of Pianos
madison concourse
american print
american print
Farley's House of Pianos


September 9


Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor’s Club
1 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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