BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A lucky — and talented — Palm Beach County high school student will be awarded with a $1500 music scholarship when Boca Raton Symphonia's support group — the Allegro Society — hosts its third annual luncheon on November 9th at the Delray Beach Club. The event is set for 11:30.
According to the group:
Tickets are $75 per person, and funds raised will benefit the Symphonia and its educational outreach initiatives.
Additionally, a $1,500 Music Scholarship Award for orchestral instruments or piano will be presented to a Palm Beach County High School student at the luncheon. The winner, who will be selected at an audition at the Steinway Piano Gallery prior to the luncheon, will perform for luncheon guests. This year’s Music Scholarship sponsor is Marie Iandoli.
“Last year’s sold-out event was a great success, and we are looking forward to an even more amazing luncheon this year,” said Sung Knowles, who is co-chairing the luncheon with Vivian Green.
Committee members include Luz Aristizabal, Maxine Berghoff, Jane Braus, Susan Courey, Sonya Cremin, Marlene Darnell, Ingrid Davis, Silvani Fogel, Joan Gallo, June Gelb, Eleanor Goldstein, Vivian Greene, Mira Halpert, Fran Kaye, Sung Knowles, Molly Foreman Kozel, Virginia Levy, Geri Nilsen, Suzan Peltzie, Annabel Russell, Mimi Sadler, Marlene Samuels, Ilene Shaw, Jan Silverman, Deborah Sokol, Edith Stein, Miriam Sulfaro, Polly Wasserman and Ed Wasserman.
The Allegro Society, which was founded in November 2009, is a support arm of the Boca Raton Symphonia. It has 50 plus members who actively work with the Symphonia at concerts welcoming attendees, encouraging subscribers and underscoring educational outreach initiatives for young people who wish to pursue a career in orchestral music. For more information, call 1-866-687-4201 or visit WWW.bocasymphonia.org or tickets@bocasymphonia