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UT School of Music Gala 2018

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Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Cherokee Country Club
5138 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

RSVP by April 6

Join us for a Red, White, and Orange celebration full of American music classics, fine dining, and lively auctions!

All contributions from this black tie event will fund scholarships to attract the very best young musicians to the University of Tennessee, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Pilot Flying J.

The evening will feature entertainment by outstanding School of Music students and faculty. A cocktail reception with open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and silent auction begin at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. with entertainment throughout and live auction to follow.

Gala Supporters

Virtuoso Supporter

  • Thermal Label Warehouse

Maestro Supporters

  • Karen and Harvey White
  • Daniel F. McGehee
  • Chuck and Terry James
  • Mark and Kathy Hill
  • Jan Bechtel

Sponsorship Packages and Tickets

All funds raised at this event go to School of Music student scholarships.

$5000 Virtuoso Sponsor

  • Table for 10 at the Gala 
  • Recognition in the Gala program 
  • Recognition in all Gala displays and promotional materials
  • Recognition in Noteworthy, the UT School of Music annual magazine
  • An invitation to the Patrons’ Party at the UT School of Music in the fall 2018
  • Special recognition prior to UT School of Music faculty and student recitals

$3000 Maestro Sponsor

  • Table for 8 at the Gala 
  • Recognition in the Gala program 
  • Recognition in all Gala displays and promotional materials
  • Recognition in Noteworthy, the UT School of Music annual magazine
  • An invitation to the Patrons’ Party at the UT School of Music in the fall 2018
  • Special recognition prior to UT School of Music faculty and student recitals

$1500 Impresario Sponsor

  • 4 tickets to the Gala 
  • Recognition in the Gala program
  • An invitation to the Patrons’ Party at the UT School of Music in the fall 2018

$750 Aficionado Sponsor

  • 2 tickets to the Gala
  • Recognition in the Gala program
Individual tickets $200

Live Auction Items

  • Exclusive private concerts by School of Music artists at your home or event
  • A magical epicurean dining evening for four at Blackberry Farm
  • A fascinating weekend for two at the 2018 CMA Music Festival, June 7-10 in Nashville with nightly concerts, unique artist experiences and more than 70 hours of music
  • Great music and a gourmet dinner for eight at a mid-century home with an amazing performance by Sandra G. Powell Endowed Professor of Piano, Chih-Long Hu
  • A week at charming Bel Nor Cottage on Anna Maria Island near Sarasota
  • And a surprise to come...

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