DERBY DAY Scholarship Benefit - Public Concerts
DERBY DAY Scholarship Benefit
Derby Day Matinée
A TMC Scholarship Benefit
When & Where:
1:00 - 4:00 PM Saturday May 6
The Pittsburgh Golf Club
5280 Northumberland Street
Come for an elegant RACE-DAY LUNCHEON with raffles, auctions and music.
We are excited to welcome Gretchen Van Hoesen, PSO Principal Harp PSO and James Gorton, PSO Co-Principal Oboe Emeritus as our keynote speakers and performers and WQED’s Jim Cunningham as our guest of honor.
Tickets are $50 and the entire price is tax-deductible. RSVP deadline is May 2.
TMC offers over $40,000 in music scholarships annually to students from the Pittsburgh area. All proceeds go to our college scholarship fund. Please consider helping with fundraising beyond your ticket and auction spending. Donations are fully tax-deductible and will be acknowledged in the program.
You can register online for this event by clicking the box below. Don't forget to select the entrée of your choice.
ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE SET AT $50 EACH. TO RESERVE A PATRON DONOR SEAT ONLINE PLEASE VISIT THE SUPPORT PAGE TO MAKE AN ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTION OF $50. THANK YOU.
Visit our Support page to DONATE NOW.
If you prefer to mail in your reservation you can print the Deby Day Reservation form.
Our Keynote Speakers Gretchen Van Hoesen and James Gorton will speak about their careers and the importance of the TMC scholarship awarded to their daughter, Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton, now principal harp for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Gretchen and Jim will give a short performance then you will also be entertained by TMC scholars Jacob McAleavey, string bass, by Sarah Nadler, soprano, and by Pittsburgh Concert Society viola duet winners Jimmy Cunningham and Devin Moore from the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra (PYSO). Following the performances will be a tribute to our Guest of Honor, Jim Cunningham, host of WQED’s classical morning show.
The Pittsburgh Golf Club is at 5280 Northumberland Street. Simply head west on Northumberland Street in Squirrel Hill until it ends at the golf club. Valet parking is included so just drop your car at the door and head in to the registration table where you will be given your table number.