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Summer Gala Featuring Branford Marsalis
July 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Classical Tahoe Summer Gala
Featuring Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Kern Schumacher Estate
Classical Tahoe Summer Gala Features
Branford Marsalis, Three-time Grammy Award-winner
The 2018 Classical Tahoe Summer Gala, a benefit event for Classical Tahoe, features a performance by three-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis. Set for July 8, 2018 at the lakefront estate of Kern Schumacher in Incline Village, Nevada, the event promises to be more thrilling than ever: Marsalis is joined by the wunderkind pianist Peter Dugan, a delicious feast by Colin Smith of Roundabout Catering and an auction with one-of-a-kind experiences – all to benefit arts, culture, and learning at Lake Tahoe.
Funds raised at the Gala support Classical Tahoe Music Institute, a new and interactive, multi-generational Institute for community involvement and education. A major grant from the Firefly Scientists’ Foundation matches qualified donations 4-to-1 for this new community education initiative.
Along with the performance and silent auction, the Gala boasts a delicious meal featuring Bently Ranch dry-aged, grass-fed locally raised beef followed by an exhilarating live auction with spectacular packages in an intimate lakefront setting.
Early bird tickets for the Gala are on sale now for $250 per person or $2,500 for a table of 10 through May 31.
Starting June 1, individual tickets increase to $300 and $3,000 for a table of 10. For reservations call 775-298-0245.
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Repertoire and Guest Artists subject to change.
NEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award®‐winning saxophonist and Tony Award® nominee Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time.
American Pianist Peter Dugan’s 2017 debut solo performances with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony were described by the Los Angeles Times as “stunning” and by the SF Chronicle as “fearlessly athletic.”