Spring Gala 2017

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Join Honorary Chair Cynthia Knight on April 8, 2017, for the annual Spring Gala to benefit the Akron Symphony Orchestra.

The evening will feature cocktails and dinner, the best music in town and an auction filled with something for everyone. The best part is that all proceeds support the orchestra’s mission to enrich Northeast Ohio through entertaining music and innovative community outreach programs.

The Spring Gala will be held at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron.

Individual Tickets


Each ticket includes valet parking, a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres, a delectable four-course dinner, and live entertainment and dancing.

Individual: $150 ($110 is tax deductible)

Patron: $200, which includes a complimentary drink ticket and program recognition ($153 is tax deductible)

You may conveniently register for the Spring Gala online or by calling the Akron Symphony Orchestra office at 330.535.8131.

Buy a Table for Eight!


Want to have a group of friends join you for this exciting event? Then consider purchasing a table for the Spring Gala. Tables cost $1,200 ($920 is tax deductible).

You may download a Table Reservation form here.

Questions? Please contact Director of Advancement Peter Grossetti by phone at 330.535.8131 or by email at peter@akronsymphony.org.

Menu

Dinner


Starter Course

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake with Corn Maque Choux and a Grilled Onion Tartar Sauce

Vegetarian: Polenta Cake with Corn Maque Choux and a Grilled Onion Tartar Sauce

Salad Course

Field Greens in a Cucumber Ring with Goat Cheese, Candied Walnuts, Dried Cherries and a White French Dressing

Entrée Course

Twin Filet Mignon Medallions with a Three Peppercorn Sauce and French Chicken stuffed with Boursin, Walnuts and Lemon

Vegetarian: Vegetable and Goat Cheese Wellington and Arugula, Walnut and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed Portobello Mushroom

Smashed Fingerling Potatoes with Crème Fraiche and Chives

Pan Roasted Artichokes with White Wine and Capers

Dessert Course

Chocolate Genoise Cake with a Hazelnut Dark Chocolate Mousse surrounded by Chocolate Sticks

Premium Coffees and Select Teas

Become a Spring Gala Sponsor


Sponsoring our 2017 Spring Gala is a perfect way to help sustain the Akron Symphony Orchestra in a highly visible way for your company or organization.

Six different sponsorship levels have been designed to fit almost any budget and interest level.

You may download a Sponsorship form here.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Director of Advancement Peter Grossetti by phone at 330.535.8131 or by email at peter@akronsymphony.org