SPRING INTO MUSIC GALASat, Apr 22 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, One Center Street, Newark, NJ
4:30 pm Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction
6 pm Dinner
8 pm Music of “Ella & Louis” and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Join us for an evening of fine dining and entertainment as we honor Robert C. Garrett, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Hackensack Meridian Health.
Mr. Garrett is a nationally-renowned healthcare leader and head of one the largest, most comprehensive health networks in New Jersey. His commitment to the Network’s partnership with the NJSO’s Music and Wellness Program has played an integral part in launching the initiative, which brings NJSO musicians to perform in several medical centers and partner hospitals throughout New Jersey.
After the gala events, sit back and enjoy the memorable music of Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong featuring all-time favorites from “Love is Here to Stay” to “Just One of Those Things” and highlights from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess performed by the NJSO under the baton of Lee Musiker with Byron Stripling, trumpet and Marva Hicks, vocalist.
All proceeds from the gala event will support the NJSO as it enriches lives through its artistic, music education and community engagement programs.
Gala Details, Reservation Form and Journal Ad Information:
For more information, please contact Laura Bessey at 973.735.1729 or [email protected].
EVENT TICKETS & SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES
Event Ticket – $1,250
Admission for one to the cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and performance.
Includes a $950 tax-deductible donation.
Gold Sponsor – $10,000
An invitation for four guests; preferred seating for the concert; special recognition as a Gold Sponsor on event materials; a full-page color ad prominently placed in the event journal; your company name and logo featured on the NJSO and online auction websites.
Includes an $8,800 tax-deductible donation.
Platinum Sponsor – $15,000
An invitation for six guests; preferred seating for the concert; special recognition as a Platinum Sponsor on event materials; a full-page color ad prominently placed in the event journal; your company name and logo featured on the NJSO and auction websites.
Includes a $13,200 tax-deductible donation.
Diamond Sponsor – $25,000
An invitation for 10 guests (one table); preferred seating for the concert; prominent recognition as a Diamond Sponsor on event materials; premier placement of a full-page color ad in the event journal; your company name and logo featured on the NJSO and auction websites.
Includes a $22,000 tax-deductible donation.
Byron Stripling and Marva Hicks’ chemistry lights up the stage as they take you through the most famous duets and solos recorded by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. From “Love is Here to Stay” to “Just One of Those Things” and highlights from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, they recreate one of the most memorable collaborations in music history while capturing everyone’s hearts along the way.
BYRON STRIPLING trumpet (pictured)
MARVA HICKS vocalist
LEE MUSIKER conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA