Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Symphony Sampler is August 26 in Newport

Symphony Sampler is a regional event hosted by the North Country Friends of the VSO. It's an excellent opportunity to socialize, enjoy music made by local musicians, and support the VSO. The event will be held on Friday night, August 26, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Dancing Sail at Eastside Restaurant in Newport.

The evening includes:

--Music by The Bassooniacs, a quartet which includes VSO bassoonist Rachael Elliott of St. Johnsbury and Steve Tatum, a NCUHS graduate.

--Sumptuous buffet and cash bar

--Multi-prize raffle (grand prize is a hotel stay in Burlington and a pair of tickets to a Masterworks Series concert)

--Live auction of an original painted Adirondack chair and a Symphony Sampler quilt made by Carolyn Ferrara

Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for ages 13-17, $20 for under age 13. Seating is limited. Tickets are nonrefundable. For more information, call (802) 334-8110 or (800) VSO-9293 x14. You may purchase tickets by completing and remitting this form.