Gala 2020

Tuesday, May 5

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 East Delaware Place

6:00 pm Reception | 7:00 pm Dinner

For more information, contact Rina Tsang at 312-553-2000 or via email.

HONORING

RICHARD COLBURN OF THE NEGAUNEE FOUNDATION

The Alice S. Pfaelzer Distinguished Service to the Arts Award

CIVITAS ENSEMBLE

The Merit School of Music Citizen Artistry Award

GALA HONORARY CO-CHAIRS

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Barbara Greis and Howard Gottlieb

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Judy and Verne Istock

helen richard thomas

Helen and Richard Thomas

SUPPORT GALA 2020

In formation

Merit School of Music deeply appreciates the individuals and organizations who celebrate the accomplishments of our honoree, Richard W. Colburn, and support the nationally-renowned programming at Merit School of Music.

In addition to the opportunities listed below, benefactors will receive special acknowledgment of their support on the Gala invitation (5,000+ impressions), in the printed Gala program book (1,000+ impressions), signage at the Gala, as well as a listing on Merit’s Gala webpage and in Merit’s annual report.

Contact Meredith Barber at 312-267-4461 or via email for more information and to reserve your level of support.

 

LEADERSHIP CIRCLE | $50,000

  • A premier table in the ballroom for 10 guests at the Gala
  • Premier recognition of your support in the Gala on event materials

EMERALD SOCIETY | $40,000

  • A priority table in the ballroom for 10 guests at the Gala
  • Priority recognition of your support in the Gala on event materials

STERLING SOCIETY | $25,000

  • A prime table in the ballroom for 10 guests at the Gala
  • Prime recognition of your support in the Gala on event materials

VIRTUOSO | $10,000

  • A preferred table in the ballroom for 10 guests at the Gala
  • Preferred recognition of your support in the Gala on event materials

CONCERTMASTER | $5,000

  • A reserved table in the ballroom for 10 guests at the Gala
  • Recognition of your support in the Gala on event materials