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Tickets available for Friends of Music fundraising gala

By Staff | Apr 22, 2016

The Friends of Music will hold their 9th Annual Tuxedo Junction fundraising gala in Shepherdstown the evening of Friday, May 13, at the Bavarian Inn starting at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

The event will include a cash bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, music by the EJ-House Party Band, and dancing until 11 p.m.

This year’s event is being themed the “Two Rivers Derby” to fit the spring horse-racing season. Attendees are being asked to wear their boldest Kentucky Derby Hats and compete for a best “Proper Topper” award.

Other competitions will include “Dicey Horse Races” and a Wine Pull. There will be a silent auction.

Admission will be $100 per person. All proceeds will be used to support the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra and the other musical performances the Friends of Music sponsor.

Tickets can be purchased on the Friends’ website at www.friendswv.org or by contacting info@friendswv. org or 304-876-5765.

Dress for the event will be jacket or Black Tie.

The Friends of Music organization is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1999 to support and promote musical excellence. The group established the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra in 2007.

The Orchestra’s Music Director is Dr. Jed Gaylin, who is also Music Director of the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra in Baltimore,

Full information about the Friends is available at www.friendswv.org.