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Wear what is comfortable for you. You will see suits, dresses, sport shirts, business casual, jeans and just about everything else regarding dress at a concert!

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Not a problem. Great music played live often creates both a personal journey and lifetime memory. But if you want to know more about the music, enjoy program notes, pre-concert chats (Preludes), insights from the stage, commentary and musical examples on our social media website kwsocial.ca

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Edwin Outwater, Music Director

Stephen Sitarski, concertmaster; Anthony Christie, Assistant Principal Cello; Allene Chomyn, violin

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Is Subscribing Really for Me?

The Best Seats

Subscribers receive priority seating.

Flexibility

If your schedule changes, so can your tickets! Subscribers can exchange tickets for another concert on any series for only $1 per ticket.

IS GOING TO A SYMPHONY PERFORMANCE EXPENSIVE?

No Fees

Subscribers pay no fees to purchase tickets online, by phone, by mail or in person.

No, subscriptions start at only $80 for 4 concerts or just $20 per concert.

discounts

Subscribers receive a 10% discount off single tickets.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

(Excludes James Ehnes and other special performances)

Wear what is comfortable for you. You will see suits, dresses, sport shirts, business casual, jeans and just about everything else regarding dress at a concert!

We’re Here to Help

Visit our website to subscribe online or call a KWS Patron Services representative today. Patron Services hours Mon-Fri 10-5, Sat 12-4. Visit us at our new location at the Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts — 36 King St W Kitchener.

BUT I DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT THE MUSIC.

Not a problem. Great music played live often creates both a personal journey and lifetime memory. But if you want to know more about the music, enjoy program notes, pre-concert chats (Preludes), insights from the stage, commentary and musical examples on our social media website kwsocial.ca

Photo © Todd Durnan

I DON’T KNOW MY SCHEDULE WELL ENOUGH IN ADVANCE TO SUBSCRIBE.

Edwin Outwater, Music Director

Stephen Sitarski, concertmaster; Anthony Christie, Assistant Principal Cello; Allene Chomyn, violin

“I subscribe to the KWS because I love music and it inspires me. Subscribing guarantees I take time to escape my busy life for pure enjoyment.” — KWS Signature Subscriber 2

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Signature Series Highlights

2 pm I SUNDAY or 8 pm I thursday I river run centre

8 pm I Friday and Saturday I Centre In The Square

1 Mozart Times Two l

5 An Evening of Beethoven & Measha l

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OCT 3 I RRC

Edwin Outwater, conductor Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky, piano Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2 Two years ago, Orion Weiss played with the KWS to great acclaim. He returns bringing his sweetheart, pianist Anna Polonsky, to perform two concerto masterpieces.

2 Schubert, Schumann and l Four Horns NOV 5 & 6 | CITS d Edwin Outwater, conductor

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Alban Gerhardt

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Edwin Outwater, Music Director

Natasha Paremski

Tchaikovsky’s showstopping Piano Concerto No. 1

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Dvo˘rák’s New World Symphony Measha Brueggergosman Orion Weiss

afterparty at KWIAG Join KWS musicians after select Signature concerts at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.

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Apr 1 & 2 | CITS

Edwin Outwater, conductor Kirill Gerstein, piano Mira Hunter, whirling dervish Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite Brian Current: Whirling Dervish Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 Russian soloist and 2010 Gilmore Artist Award winner Kirill Gerstein performs Rachmaninoff’s second piano concerto.

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Apr 28 | RRC

Apr 29 & 30 | CITS

Andrew Grams, conductor Stephen Sitarski, violin Joshua Greenlaw, viola Osvaldo Golijov: New Work (Henry Fogel Commission Consortium) Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in Eb Major Dvor˘ák: Symphony No. 9, New World This exciting concert will showcase concertmaster Stephen Sitarski and principal violist Joshua Greenlaw.

8 Holst, The Planets 4 Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 l l JAN 28 & 29 | CITS JAN 30 | RRC May 27 & 28 | CITS G Edwin Outwater, conductor d Edwin Outwater, conductor

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6 Gerstein plays Rach 2 l

7 The New World l

Simon Streatfeild, conductor Alban Gerhardt, cello Malcolm Forsyth: Morning’s Minion Elgar: Concerto for Violoncello Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 in C minor We’ve invited inimitable soloist Alban Gerhardt back to play Elgar’s “swan song” cello concerto.

Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik “A Little Night Music”

FEB 25 & 26 | CITS

Edwin Outwater, conductor Measha Brueggergosman, soprano Daniel Isengart, cabaret performer Beethoven: Consecration of the House Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 Kurt Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins Since she last performed with the KWS, Measha Brueggergosman won a Juno, performed with the YouTube Symphony, and was featured on Project Runway.

3 Elgar, Cello Concerto — l

Holst’s The Planets

Preludes Audience members are invited to attend pre-concert talks and demonstrations before all Signature concerts. 6:45 pm for 8 pm concerts and 12:45 pm for 2 pm concerts. THESE ARE FREE EVENTS TO TICKET HOLDERS — PLEASE JOIN US!

DaCapo Chamber Choir KWS Horn Section Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished Schumann: Konzertstück for four horns Schubert: Mass No. 2 in G Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale This concert features the KWS’ mighty horn section and the acclaimed DaCapo Chamber Choir.

FEB 24 | RRC

Natasha Paremski, piano Mozart: Symphony No. 10 in G Major Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 22 year-old Russian darling Natasha Paremski joins your KWS to play Tchaikovsky’s showstopping piano concerto.

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Women of the Grand Philharmonic Choir Debussy: Nocturnes Holst: The Planets Gustav Holst’s celebrated masterpiece The Planets offers a thrilling conclusion to the 2010/11 Season. Subscribe now!

4-concert series! You can choose any of our 4 concert options – Package A, d Signature B or Snowbird. G Indicates Guelph performances.

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Signature Series Highlights

2 pm I SUNDAY or 8 pm I thursday I river run centre

8 pm I Friday and Saturday I Centre In The Square

1 Mozart Times Two l

5 An Evening of Beethoven & Measha l

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G b

d A

Oct 1 & 2 I CITS

OCT 3 I RRC

Edwin Outwater, conductor Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky, piano Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2 Two years ago, Orion Weiss played with the KWS to great acclaim. He returns bringing his sweetheart, pianist Anna Polonsky, to perform two concerto masterpieces.

2 Schubert, Schumann and l Four Horns NOV 5 & 6 | CITS d Edwin Outwater, conductor

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Alban Gerhardt

Photo © Todd Durnan

Edwin Outwater, Music Director

Natasha Paremski

Tchaikovsky’s showstopping Piano Concerto No. 1

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Dvo˘rák’s New World Symphony Measha Brueggergosman Orion Weiss

afterparty at KWIAG Join KWS musicians after select Signature concerts at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.

Signature Series Sponsor

Buy All 8 Concerts, it’s Like 2 FREE! Buy 4 Concerts & Save Up To 20%! 4

888.745.4717 or 519.745.4711

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Apr 1 & 2 | CITS

Edwin Outwater, conductor Kirill Gerstein, piano Mira Hunter, whirling dervish Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite Brian Current: Whirling Dervish Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 Russian soloist and 2010 Gilmore Artist Award winner Kirill Gerstein performs Rachmaninoff’s second piano concerto.

Tchaikovsky, 2

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DEC 3 & 4 | CITS

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Apr 28 | RRC

Apr 29 & 30 | CITS

Andrew Grams, conductor Stephen Sitarski, violin Joshua Greenlaw, viola Osvaldo Golijov: New Work (Henry Fogel Commission Consortium) Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in Eb Major Dvor˘ák: Symphony No. 9, New World This exciting concert will showcase concertmaster Stephen Sitarski and principal violist Joshua Greenlaw.

8 Holst, The Planets 4 Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 l l JAN 28 & 29 | CITS JAN 30 | RRC May 27 & 28 | CITS G Edwin Outwater, conductor d Edwin Outwater, conductor

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Podium Sponsor

6 Gerstein plays Rach 2 l

7 The New World l

Simon Streatfeild, conductor Alban Gerhardt, cello Malcolm Forsyth: Morning’s Minion Elgar: Concerto for Violoncello Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 in C minor We’ve invited inimitable soloist Alban Gerhardt back to play Elgar’s “swan song” cello concerto.

Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik “A Little Night Music”

FEB 25 & 26 | CITS

Edwin Outwater, conductor Measha Brueggergosman, soprano Daniel Isengart, cabaret performer Beethoven: Consecration of the House Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 Kurt Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins Since she last performed with the KWS, Measha Brueggergosman won a Juno, performed with the YouTube Symphony, and was featured on Project Runway.

3 Elgar, Cello Concerto — l

Holst’s The Planets

Preludes Audience members are invited to attend pre-concert talks and demonstrations before all Signature concerts. 6:45 pm for 8 pm concerts and 12:45 pm for 2 pm concerts. THESE ARE FREE EVENTS TO TICKET HOLDERS — PLEASE JOIN US!

DaCapo Chamber Choir KWS Horn Section Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished Schumann: Konzertstück for four horns Schubert: Mass No. 2 in G Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale This concert features the KWS’ mighty horn section and the acclaimed DaCapo Chamber Choir.

FEB 24 | RRC

Natasha Paremski, piano Mozart: Symphony No. 10 in G Major Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 22 year-old Russian darling Natasha Paremski joins your KWS to play Tchaikovsky’s showstopping piano concerto.

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Women of the Grand Philharmonic Choir Debussy: Nocturnes Holst: The Planets Gustav Holst’s celebrated masterpiece The Planets offers a thrilling conclusion to the 2010/11 Season. Subscribe now!

4-concert series! You can choose any of our 4 concert options – Package A, d Signature B or Snowbird. G Indicates Guelph performances.

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Pops Series Highlights

8 PM | THURSDAY I river run centre

8 pm I Friday and Saturday I Centre In The Square

1 Cirque de la Symphonie l

5 Symphony in Space l

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SEP 23 | RRC

SEP 24 & 25 | CITS

Dan Warren, conductor Back by popular demand: Cirque de la Symphonie! See the incredible acrobatic feats that wowed you last season combined with new acts performed to glorious music by your Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.

2 Chairman of the Board – A Tribute l to Frank Sinatra d OCT 22 & 23 | CITS

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Photo © Todd Durnan

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Cirque de la Symphonie Frank Leahy Michael Krajewski: Oscar Party

Men with Horns Christmas A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra

Rainer Hersch, Multi-Talented Comedian

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DEC 16 | RRC

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DEC 17 & 18 | CITS

David Martin, conductor Larry Larson, trumpet Tim Louis, vocals/piano Grand Philharmonic Choir Grand Philharmonic Children’s Choir Larry Larson and David Martin offer a fresh, swingin’ approach to your KWS Yuletide Celebration with holiday classics old and new. Elements that you have come to love in our big seasonal concert, now with that special “Men With Horns” flair!

John Morris Russell, conductor He’s been to space with audiences in Carnegie Hall and now he’ll take you! Explore the universe with John Morris Russell in this exciting concert featuring music from galaxies near and far, far, away including popular selections from Star Wars, Star Trek, and Holst’s The Planets... with a guest astronaut on stage!

6 Red Carpet Oscar Party l

3 Men With Horns Christmas l LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s10)

Larry Larson

Matt Catingub, conductor/saxophone/ piano/vocals Hear your favourites of the legendary Frank Sinatra, including I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Come Fly With Me, and more. The multi-talented Matt Catingub leads your KWS in this tribute to “Ol’ Blue Eyes”

FEB 18 & 19 | CITS

MAR 25 & 26 | CITS

Michael Krajewski, conductor Bringing you music straight from the Oscars — the KWS plays scores from your favourite Academy Award-winning films, including Gone with the Wind, Titanic, Ben Hur, and more. And you’ll be the first to hear a live performance of the 2011 Oscar-winning soundtrack! warner bros. presents

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Watch Looney Tunes superstars Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, and Daffy Duck cavort on the big screen while the music is played live by your KWS! Saturday morning cartoons taught us a lot about music, so come see your favourite animated jewels on the big-screen.

4 A Fiddler’s Take on the Symphony l

8 Classical Comedy l

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d Rainer Hersch is a stand-up comic

Orchestra

JAN 13 | RRC

JAN 14 & 15 | CITS

Brian Jackson, conductor Frank Leahy, violin This is Canadian National Fiddle champion Frank Leahy’s most hilarious virtuosic creation yet. Frank will have you toetapping in your seats as you witness his hilarious take on the instruments of the orchestra.

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May 12 | RRC May 13 & 14 | CITS

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with a difference: he’s a multi-talented comedian and conductor who has been delighting audiences worldwide with his comedy sketches. See him conduct favourite pieces such as William Tell Overture, Pachelbel’s Canon, and many more with his special comedic twist!

Rainer Hersch, conductor/comedian

*Note: Thursday & Friday performances. Saturday subscribers will receive tickets for the Thursday performance.

kwsymphony.ca

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d POPS 4-concert series! You can choose any of our 4 concert options – Package A, B or Snowbird.

G Indicates Guelph performances.

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Pops Series Highlights

8 PM | THURSDAY I river run centre

8 pm I Friday and Saturday I Centre In The Square

1 Cirque de la Symphonie l

5 Symphony in Space l

G

B

d A

SEP 23 | RRC

SEP 24 & 25 | CITS

Dan Warren, conductor Back by popular demand: Cirque de la Symphonie! See the incredible acrobatic feats that wowed you last season combined with new acts performed to glorious music by your Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.

2 Chairman of the Board – A Tribute l to Frank Sinatra d OCT 22 & 23 | CITS

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Cirque de la Symphonie

Photo © Todd Durnan

G A ™

Cirque de la Symphonie Frank Leahy Michael Krajewski: Oscar Party

Men with Horns Christmas A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra

Rainer Hersch, Multi-Talented Comedian

Enjoy All 8 Concerts... It’s Like Getting Two FREE! Buy 4 concerts starting at $84 and save up to 20%! 6

888.745.4717 or 519.745.4711

Pops Sponsor

DEC 16 | RRC

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DEC 17 & 18 | CITS

David Martin, conductor Larry Larson, trumpet Tim Louis, vocals/piano Grand Philharmonic Choir Grand Philharmonic Children’s Choir Larry Larson and David Martin offer a fresh, swingin’ approach to your KWS Yuletide Celebration with holiday classics old and new. Elements that you have come to love in our big seasonal concert, now with that special “Men With Horns” flair!

John Morris Russell, conductor He’s been to space with audiences in Carnegie Hall and now he’ll take you! Explore the universe with John Morris Russell in this exciting concert featuring music from galaxies near and far, far, away including popular selections from Star Wars, Star Trek, and Holst’s The Planets... with a guest astronaut on stage!

6 Red Carpet Oscar Party l

3 Men With Horns Christmas l LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s10)

Larry Larson

Matt Catingub, conductor/saxophone/ piano/vocals Hear your favourites of the legendary Frank Sinatra, including I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Come Fly With Me, and more. The multi-talented Matt Catingub leads your KWS in this tribute to “Ol’ Blue Eyes”

FEB 18 & 19 | CITS

MAR 25 & 26 | CITS

Michael Krajewski, conductor Bringing you music straight from the Oscars — the KWS plays scores from your favourite Academy Award-winning films, including Gone with the Wind, Titanic, Ben Hur, and more. And you’ll be the first to hear a live performance of the 2011 Oscar-winning soundtrack! warner bros. presents

7 Bugs Bunny at the Symphony l Apr 7* & 8 | CITS d George Daugherty, conductor/creator

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Watch Looney Tunes superstars Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, and Daffy Duck cavort on the big screen while the music is played live by your KWS! Saturday morning cartoons taught us a lot about music, so come see your favourite animated jewels on the big-screen.

4 A Fiddler’s Take on the Symphony l

8 Classical Comedy l

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d Rainer Hersch is a stand-up comic

Orchestra

JAN 13 | RRC

JAN 14 & 15 | CITS

Brian Jackson, conductor Frank Leahy, violin This is Canadian National Fiddle champion Frank Leahy’s most hilarious virtuosic creation yet. Frank will have you toetapping in your seats as you witness his hilarious take on the instruments of the orchestra.

G

May 12 | RRC May 13 & 14 | CITS

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with a difference: he’s a multi-talented comedian and conductor who has been delighting audiences worldwide with his comedy sketches. See him conduct favourite pieces such as William Tell Overture, Pachelbel’s Canon, and many more with his special comedic twist!

Rainer Hersch, conductor/comedian

*Note: Thursday & Friday performances. Saturday subscribers will receive tickets for the Thursday performance.

kwsymphony.ca

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d POPS 4-concert series! You can choose any of our 4 concert options – Package A, B or Snowbird.

G Indicates Guelph performances.

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A Perfect Start to the New Season!

Elegance & Fire

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7:30 pm I THURSDAY & FRIDAY Conrad Centre for the performing arts

Make Time for Great Music

Gala Evening with JAMES EHNES

Daniel Levitin

Dan Deacon

SEPT 18, 2010 7:00

pm

James Ehnes, violin Edwin Outwater, conductor Canadian violin superstar James Ehnes joins your Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony kicking off a new season of the greatest music ever written. He’ll be performing excerpts from Vivaldi’s famous Four Seasons along with Beethoven’s beautiful Romance No. 1 and works by Massenet, Kreisler and more.

Gala Events

Begin your evening with a pre-concert cocktail reception, a perfect start to an elegant evening of music and festivities. Join James Ehnes following the performance in a glitter-filled event including an elegant dinner, live auction and dancing. The Elegance & Fire Gala Evening is the KWS’ largest and most important fundraising event of the season. Funds raised support the orchestra’s core artistic and education programs.

2009 Gala Sponsor

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Enjoy all 3 shows for only $81! Beethoven and Your Brain

Frankenstein!!

Edwin Outwater, conductor Daniel Levitin, author/speaker First he published This Is Your Brain on Music, then The World In Six Songs. He’s performed with Sting, cracked jokes with Robin Williams, been heard on the CBC, NPR, and at Google HQ, and now Daniel Levitin is returning to the KWS with dozens of iClickers to present an entirely new concert.

Edwin Outwater, conductor Daniel Handler, narrator Daniel Handler (better known as Lemony Snicket) joins your KWS to share some of his favourite music and narrate H.K. Gruber’s pandemonium Frankenstein!! It’s a modern classic with a warped vision of childhood that is strange, hilarious, and unexpectedly touching.

Oct 28 & 29 | CCPA

Dan Deacon’s Electronic Bus

May 5 & 7* | CCPA

*Note: Thursday & Saturday performances. Friday subscribers will receive tickets for the Saturday performance.

Feb 3 & 4 | CCPA

Edwin Outwater, conductor Dan Deacon, electronics Dan Deacon’s music is simultaneously dance party, electronic odyssey, minimalist magnum opus, and childhood gone horribly right. Joining him and the KWS is a bus-full of his electronic musician friends. He’ll upend your expectations and make you a fan for life.

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A Perfect Start to the New Season!

Elegance & Fire

intersections

7:30 pm I THURSDAY & FRIDAY Conrad Centre for the performing arts

Make Time for Great Music

Gala Evening with JAMES EHNES

Daniel Levitin

Dan Deacon

SEPT 18, 2010 7:00

pm

James Ehnes, violin Edwin Outwater, conductor Canadian violin superstar James Ehnes joins your Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony kicking off a new season of the greatest music ever written. He’ll be performing excerpts from Vivaldi’s famous Four Seasons along with Beethoven’s beautiful Romance No. 1 and works by Massenet, Kreisler and more.

Gala Events

Begin your evening with a pre-concert cocktail reception, a perfect start to an elegant evening of music and festivities. Join James Ehnes following the performance in a glitter-filled event including an elegant dinner, live auction and dancing. The Elegance & Fire Gala Evening is the KWS’ largest and most important fundraising event of the season. Funds raised support the orchestra’s core artistic and education programs.

2009 Gala Sponsor

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Enjoy all 3 shows for only $81! Beethoven and Your Brain

Frankenstein!!

Edwin Outwater, conductor Daniel Levitin, author/speaker First he published This Is Your Brain on Music, then The World In Six Songs. He’s performed with Sting, cracked jokes with Robin Williams, been heard on the CBC, NPR, and at Google HQ, and now Daniel Levitin is returning to the KWS with dozens of iClickers to present an entirely new concert.

Edwin Outwater, conductor Daniel Handler, narrator Daniel Handler (better known as Lemony Snicket) joins your KWS to share some of his favourite music and narrate H.K. Gruber’s pandemonium Frankenstein!! It’s a modern classic with a warped vision of childhood that is strange, hilarious, and unexpectedly touching.

Oct 28 & 29 | CCPA

Dan Deacon’s Electronic Bus

May 5 & 7* | CCPA

*Note: Thursday & Saturday performances. Friday subscribers will receive tickets for the Saturday performance.

Feb 3 & 4 | CCPA

Edwin Outwater, conductor Dan Deacon, electronics Dan Deacon’s music is simultaneously dance party, electronic odyssey, minimalist magnum opus, and childhood gone horribly right. Joining him and the KWS is a bus-full of his electronic musician friends. He’ll upend your expectations and make you a fan for life.

888.745.4717 or 519.745.4711

Intersections Sponsor

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Brandenburg Concertos!

8 pm I wednesday I waterloo, first united church

8 pm I Friday I Guelph, Harcourt memorial united church

8 pm I saturday I cambridge, central presbyterian church

This season we explore Johann Sebastian Bach’s six Brandenburg concertos. These masterworks represent a pinnacle of not only Bach’s own work, but that of the entire Baroque era. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience all of them live, in the ideal setting of a beautiful church featuring soloists from your own KWS. — Stephen Sitarski, Artistic Director, Baroque & Beyond.

Bach and his Contemporaries Oct 13 | WAT OCT 15 | GUE OCT 16 | CAM

Photo © Todd Durnan

Linda Melsted

Joshua Greenlaw

James Mason

Joseph Lanza, leader/host/violin Larry Larson, trumpet Thomas Kay, flute James Mason, oboe Johann Caspar Fischer: Suite in C Major Telemann: Concerto for 4 violins in G Major Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in C Major Haydn: Symphony No. 85, La Reine

Carolyn Clappison

Stephen Sitarski, Artistic Director, Baroque & Beyond

Judith Davenport

The Baroque and Beyond Series is generously supported by Karen Wilkinson. The Cambridge concerts of the Baroque and Beyond Series are generously supported by Jim and Lorna Blair.

Mar 2 | WAT Mar 4 | GUE Mar 5 | CAM

Stephen Sitarski, leader/host/violin Thomas Kay, flute Carolyn Clappison, flute Borys Medicky, harpsichord Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major Talivaldis Kenins: Partita on Lutheran Chorales Glenn Buhr: Ricercare for strings Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major

Joseph Lanza leads this delightful and varied program including music by Fischer, Telemann, and Haydn anchored by Bach’s effervescent Brandenburg Concerto No. 2.

Framed by Bach’s wonderful Brandenburg Concertos 4 and 5, Stephen Sitarski presents works by Canadian composers who were inspired by Bach and his world.

Bach and his Predecessors

Apr 13 | WAT Apr 15 | GUE Apr 16 | CAM

Nov 17 | WAT Nov 19 | GUE Nov 20 | CAM Thomas Kay

Inspired by Bach

Linda Melsted, leader/host/violin Telemann: Suite to Don Quixote Vivaldi: Concerto Grosso in F Major Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major Linda Melsted highlights two of Bach’s greatest influences, Vivaldi and Telemann. Discover their impact on Bach in his exhilarating Brandenburg Concertos 1 and 3.

Romantic Bach

Stephen Sitarski, conductor/host Joshua Greenlaw, viola Judith Davenport, viola Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in Bb Major Dvor˘ák: Serenade for Winds in D minor Brahms: Serenade No. 2 in A Major In addition to Bach’s lovely Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, two of the Romantic era’s most popular pieces are featured in this concert conducted by KWS Concertmaster Stephen Sitarski.

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Brandenburg Concertos!

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8 pm I Friday I Guelph, Harcourt memorial united church

8 pm I saturday I cambridge, central presbyterian church

This season we explore Johann Sebastian Bach’s six Brandenburg concertos. These masterworks represent a pinnacle of not only Bach’s own work, but that of the entire Baroque era. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience all of them live, in the ideal setting of a beautiful church featuring soloists from your own KWS. — Stephen Sitarski, Artistic Director, Baroque & Beyond.

Bach and his Contemporaries Oct 13 | WAT OCT 15 | GUE OCT 16 | CAM

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Linda Melsted

Joshua Greenlaw

James Mason

Joseph Lanza, leader/host/violin Larry Larson, trumpet Thomas Kay, flute James Mason, oboe Johann Caspar Fischer: Suite in C Major Telemann: Concerto for 4 violins in G Major Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in C Major Haydn: Symphony No. 85, La Reine

Carolyn Clappison

Stephen Sitarski, Artistic Director, Baroque & Beyond

Judith Davenport

The Baroque and Beyond Series is generously supported by Karen Wilkinson. The Cambridge concerts of the Baroque and Beyond Series are generously supported by Jim and Lorna Blair.

Mar 2 | WAT Mar 4 | GUE Mar 5 | CAM

Stephen Sitarski, leader/host/violin Thomas Kay, flute Carolyn Clappison, flute Borys Medicky, harpsichord Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major Talivaldis Kenins: Partita on Lutheran Chorales Glenn Buhr: Ricercare for strings Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major

Joseph Lanza leads this delightful and varied program including music by Fischer, Telemann, and Haydn anchored by Bach’s effervescent Brandenburg Concerto No. 2.

Framed by Bach’s wonderful Brandenburg Concertos 4 and 5, Stephen Sitarski presents works by Canadian composers who were inspired by Bach and his world.

Bach and his Predecessors

Apr 13 | WAT Apr 15 | GUE Apr 16 | CAM

Nov 17 | WAT Nov 19 | GUE Nov 20 | CAM Thomas Kay

Inspired by Bach

Linda Melsted, leader/host/violin Telemann: Suite to Don Quixote Vivaldi: Concerto Grosso in F Major Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major Linda Melsted highlights two of Bach’s greatest influences, Vivaldi and Telemann. Discover their impact on Bach in his exhilarating Brandenburg Concertos 1 and 3.

Romantic Bach

Stephen Sitarski, conductor/host Joshua Greenlaw, viola Judith Davenport, viola Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in Bb Major Dvor˘ák: Serenade for Winds in D minor Brahms: Serenade No. 2 in A Major In addition to Bach’s lovely Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, two of the Romantic era’s most popular pieces are featured in this concert conducted by KWS Concertmaster Stephen Sitarski.

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Matt Catingub Alban Gerhardt

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James Ehnes

Matt Catingub Alban Gerhardt

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This is Where It All Starts!

Photo © Sean Puckett

Learn the stories behind the masterpieces of the Signature series with these delightful concerts, conducted and hosted by Edwin Outwater. This is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of classical music.

DaCapo Chamber Choir

Generations Sponsor Edwin Outwater

Education & Outreach Programs Sponsor

Simon Streatfeild

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Edwin Outwater, conductor & host DaCapo Chamber Choir KWS Horn Section Schumann, Konzertstück for four horns Schubert: Mass No. 2 in G Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale This concert featuring the DaCapo Chamber Choir performing Schubert’s magnificent Mass in G. The KWS’ mighty horn section shows us Schumann’s Konzertstück for 4 horns.

Generations 2 Dec 5 | CITS

Simon Streatfeild, conductor & host Malcolm Forsyth: Morning’s Minion Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 in C minor Simon Streatfeild conducts and takes you on a journey to discover Tchaikovsky’s famous Little Russian.

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Edwin Outwater, conductor & host Mira Hunter, whirling dervish Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite Brian Current: Whirling Dervish Edwin Outwater conducts and hosts as he tells the stories behind Stavinsky’s Pulcinella and an exciting new KWS commissioned work.

Generations 4 May 29 | CITS

Edwin Outwater, conductor & host Women of the Grand Philharmonic Choir Debussy: Nocturnes Holst: The Planets Gustav Holst’s celebrated masterpiece The Planets offers a thrilling conclusion to the 2010/11 Season. Join us for the stories behind The Planets and Debussy’s haunting Nocturnes.

Edwin Outwater will lead the orchestra in excerpts and lively discussion about the listed works.

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140 young musicians Ages 5 to 25 5 ensembles 5 fabulous conductors

Be Inspired! Make time to come and see talented young musicians perform the music you love.

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kwsyouthorchestraprogram 2 pm I saturdays I Centre in the square

This is Where It All Starts!

Photo © Sean Puckett

Learn the stories behind the masterpieces of the Signature series with these delightful concerts, conducted and hosted by Edwin Outwater. This is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of classical music.

DaCapo Chamber Choir

Generations Sponsor Edwin Outwater

Education & Outreach Programs Sponsor

Simon Streatfeild

Subscribe & Save up to 30%! Generations 1 Nov 7 | CITS

Edwin Outwater, conductor & host DaCapo Chamber Choir KWS Horn Section Schumann, Konzertstück for four horns Schubert: Mass No. 2 in G Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale This concert featuring the DaCapo Chamber Choir performing Schubert’s magnificent Mass in G. The KWS’ mighty horn section shows us Schumann’s Konzertstück for 4 horns.

Generations 2 Dec 5 | CITS

Simon Streatfeild, conductor & host Malcolm Forsyth: Morning’s Minion Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 in C minor Simon Streatfeild conducts and takes you on a journey to discover Tchaikovsky’s famous Little Russian.

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Generations 3 Apr 3 | CITS

Edwin Outwater, conductor & host Mira Hunter, whirling dervish Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite Brian Current: Whirling Dervish Edwin Outwater conducts and hosts as he tells the stories behind Stavinsky’s Pulcinella and an exciting new KWS commissioned work.

Generations 4 May 29 | CITS

Edwin Outwater, conductor & host Women of the Grand Philharmonic Choir Debussy: Nocturnes Holst: The Planets Gustav Holst’s celebrated masterpiece The Planets offers a thrilling conclusion to the 2010/11 Season. Join us for the stories behind The Planets and Debussy’s haunting Nocturnes.

Edwin Outwater will lead the orchestra in excerpts and lively discussion about the listed works.

Photo © Sean Puckett

• • • •

140 young musicians Ages 5 to 25 5 ensembles 5 fabulous conductors

Be Inspired! Make time to come and see talented young musicians perform the music you love.

Preludium Strings: David Wadley Youth Strings: Lance Ouellette Youth Sinfonia: Julie Baumgartel Valhalla Brass: Trevor Wagler Youth Orchestra: Paul Pulford

Youth Orchestra 1

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Youth Orchestra 3

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Ages 4-12 Your Host and Conductor, JOHN MORRIS RUSSELl 2:30 pm I SaturDAY I Centre In The Square

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Symphony in Space

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Percussion Power

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Jane Maness, tuba

Tunes and Tarantellas — Music and Dance for Tots OCT 16 | RRC

OCT 30 | CCPA

Exotic instruments and lots of percussion, a twirling dancer and a truckload of tunes!

Carnival of the Arctic Animals FEB 5 | RRC

Feb 12 | CCPA

Travel through the far north on a magical dog sled and meet lots of musical animals along the way! This exciting journey features a KWS string quartet playing music by Elgar, Saint-Saëns, Bartok and Mozart.

Bella the Tuba Gets Her Melody

Percussion Power!

KWS Brass Quintet Everyone should get to play a melody, tubas too. Join the brass quintet as they explore melody, harmony, and rhythm.

Your whole family will love marching to the beat of different drums and percussion instruments in this interactive show featuring instruments and musicians from many different cultures. Hear the percussion section featured in the music of RimskyKorsakov, Sousa, Kodály, and many others.

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Pre-concert Activities Start at 1:15 and Concerts Start at 2:30

A Family of Strings – A World of Music Apr 2 | CITS

This concert demonstrates instruments of the string section, featuring examples by orchestra members (and kids!) on violin, viola, cello, and bass as well as string instruments from around the world! Hear the KWS strings play music by Bach, Holst, Ravel, Vivaldi and many more!

ENJOY A BIG FAMILY EXPERIENCE Doors open at 1:15 pm for a PRE-CONCERT jam-packed hour of fun with art activities, musical demonstrations and much more. Activities take place throughout the Centre In The Square lobby and in the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.

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fun for 5 and under!

9:15, 10:15 & 11:15 am I Saturday I CONRAD centre, kitchener 9:00, 10:15 & 11:30 am I Saturday I River run centre, guelph

family

Ages 4-12 Your Host and Conductor, JOHN MORRIS RUSSELl 2:30 pm I SaturDAY I Centre In The Square

Make Time for Great Music

Education & Outreach Programs Sponsor

Symphony in Space

John Morris Russell, conductor

Percussion Power

Bring a family of 4 to all shows for only $132!

Jane Maness, tuba

Tunes and Tarantellas — Music and Dance for Tots OCT 16 | RRC

OCT 30 | CCPA

Exotic instruments and lots of percussion, a twirling dancer and a truckload of tunes!

Carnival of the Arctic Animals FEB 5 | RRC

Feb 12 | CCPA

Travel through the far north on a magical dog sled and meet lots of musical animals along the way! This exciting journey features a KWS string quartet playing music by Elgar, Saint-Saëns, Bartok and Mozart.

Bella the Tuba Gets Her Melody

Percussion Power!

KWS Brass Quintet Everyone should get to play a melody, tubas too. Join the brass quintet as they explore melody, harmony, and rhythm.

Your whole family will love marching to the beat of different drums and percussion instruments in this interactive show featuring instruments and musicians from many different cultures. Hear the percussion section featured in the music of RimskyKorsakov, Sousa, Kodály, and many others.

MAR 26 | RRC

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Symphony in Space, The Family Edition Feb 19 | CITS

Explore the universe with John Morris Russell in this exciting concert featuring music from galaxies near and far, far away. There will even be a real live astronaut on stage.

Pre-concert Activities Start at 1:15 and Concerts Start at 2:30

A Family of Strings – A World of Music Apr 2 | CITS

This concert demonstrates instruments of the string section, featuring examples by orchestra members (and kids!) on violin, viola, cello, and bass as well as string instruments from around the world! Hear the KWS strings play music by Bach, Holst, Ravel, Vivaldi and many more!

ENJOY A BIG FAMILY EXPERIENCE Doors open at 1:15 pm for a PRE-CONCERT jam-packed hour of fun with art activities, musical demonstrations and much more. Activities take place throughout the Centre In The Square lobby and in the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.

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Your annual donations allow us to…

Donations from individuals at every level are needed, sincerely appreciated and gratefully received! The KWS is committed to performing at the highest international level, inspiring young people to actively engage in music and to present music in new and relevant ways. Each season the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony must raise $1.8 million in contributions from people, companies and private foundations through its annual fund drive. Your annual donations ensure that the KWS continues as a vibrant, core cultural organization for our region and beyond.

• Employ 52 professional musicians who perform, teach and contribute to a higher quality of life for our communities. • Bring today’s great artists to Waterloo Region and Wellington County. • Send musicians into area schools as part of our School Concerts Program. In 2008/2009 126 classroom visits took place and over 10,000 students attended our schools concerts. • Nurture a future generation of professional musicians through our 5-ensemble Youth Orchestra Program. • Donate 1,700 tickets to charitable organizations across region, sharing the gift of great music.

Donations from You! 37%

Earned Revenue 36%

Government Support 27%

Please Play Your Part Today and make a donation or consider increasing your Annual Fund support with your subscription order. The KWS is a registered charity. Charitable Registration Number: 12252 4713 RR 0001

The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our corporate sponsors:

Season Sponsor

signature series Sponsor

podium Sponsor

school concert Sponsor

pops series Sponsor

Generations series Sponsor

Education and Outreach Programs Sponsor

The Baroque and Beyond Series is generously supported by Karen Wilkinson. The Cambridge concerts of the Baroque and Beyond Series are generously supported by Jim and Lorna Blair.

Intersections series Sponsor

The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony gratefully acknowledges the support of the Government and Foundation supporters: Black

CMYK

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The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony gratefully acknowledges the additional support from our many donors and volunteers.

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Every gift is instrumental…

Your annual donations allow us to…

Donations from individuals at every level are needed, sincerely appreciated and gratefully received! The KWS is committed to performing at the highest international level, inspiring young people to actively engage in music and to present music in new and relevant ways. Each season the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony must raise $1.8 million in contributions from people, companies and private foundations through its annual fund drive. Your annual donations ensure that the KWS continues as a vibrant, core cultural organization for our region and beyond.

• Employ 52 professional musicians who perform, teach and contribute to a higher quality of life for our communities. • Bring today’s great artists to Waterloo Region and Wellington County. • Send musicians into area schools as part of our School Concerts Program. In 2008/2009 126 classroom visits took place and over 10,000 students attended our schools concerts. • Nurture a future generation of professional musicians through our 5-ensemble Youth Orchestra Program. • Donate 1,700 tickets to charitable organizations across region, sharing the gift of great music.

Donations from You! 37%

Earned Revenue 36%

Government Support 27%

Please Play Your Part Today and make a donation or consider increasing your Annual Fund support with your subscription order. The KWS is a registered charity. Charitable Registration Number: 12252 4713 RR 0001

The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our corporate sponsors:

Season Sponsor

signature series Sponsor

podium Sponsor

school concert Sponsor

pops series Sponsor

Generations series Sponsor

Education and Outreach Programs Sponsor

The Baroque and Beyond Series is generously supported by Karen Wilkinson. The Cambridge concerts of the Baroque and Beyond Series are generously supported by Jim and Lorna Blair.

Intersections series Sponsor

The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony gratefully acknowledges the support of the Government and Foundation supporters: Black

CMYK

Fete gala title Sponsor Please do not reproduce logo any smaller than 2 inches in width

Pantone

FUND At The Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation

The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony gratefully acknowledges the additional support from our many donors and volunteers.

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4 CONCERTS Adult Youth/Student Section A+ $170 $130 Section A $143 $108 Section B $121 $92 Section C $94 $70 Section D $50 $35

CENTRE IN THE SQUARE, KITCHENER SIGNATURE 4-PACK A,B, d

Section A+ Section A Section B Section C Section D

$446 $372 $286 $220 $132

$424 $364 $272 $210 $124

$264 $220 $176 $132 $80

$250 $209 $167 $125 $76

INTERSECTIONS 3 CONCERT SERIES Adult

POPS

8-PACK

4-PACK A,B, d

$48

3 CONCERT SERIES Adult Child Family Pass

$438 $372 $282 $220 $130

$280 $232 $182 $136 $84

Alban Gerhardt

$462 $392 $298 $230 $138

$266 $220 $173 $129 $80

$99

Adult Child Family Pass 3 CONCERT SERIES

$42

General Admission

$27

$132

Youth Orchestra 4 CONCERT SERIES Adult Child Family Pass

Senior

General Admission

$157 $125 $76

$33

$28

$108

Special gala with james ehnes Elegance & Fire

Senior

$170 $134 $80

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POPS Adult 4 CONCERT SERIES Section A $179 Section B $141 Section C $84

$24

Family

Signature 4 CONCERT SERIES Adult Section A $165 Section B $132 Section C $80

$30

General Admission

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Student

KINDERCONCERTS

Adult Senior Adult Senior

Section A+ Section A Section B Section C Section D

$81

General Admission

Measha Brueggergosman

8-PACK

Adult Senior Adult Senior

Rainer Hersch

Section A+ Section A Section B Section C Section D Ticket prices include HST and the Capital Reserve Fund.

$85 $70 $60 $50 $35

Cocktail Reception $35* Gala Dinner $125 * Cocktail reception includes hors d’oeuvres and a beverage. Partial tax receipts will be issued.

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