OVERVIEW

2019 Grammy® Award-Winning Houston Symphony Ball
Vintage Music Garden
Friday, May 10, 2019
The Post Oak at Uptown Houston
6:00 PM Reception and Silent Auction
8:00 PM Seated Dinner

CHAIRS

Courtney and Bill Toomey

SILENT AUCTION CHAIR

Allison Harper

AFTER PARTY CO-CHAIRS

Lexi Sakowitz and Elise Lubanko

The 2019 Grammy® Award-winning Houston Symphony Ball, chaired by Courtney and Bill Toomey, will return to the illustrious Post Oak at Uptown Houston on Friday, May 10, 2019. Gala guests will be immersed into a “Vintage Music Garden.”

You will be whisked away at the start of this opulent occasion with circulating silver trays of wine, champagne, and hors d’oeuvres as you wander through the highly-coveted silent auction, blooming with a bouquet of thoughtfully curated luxury trips, must-have items, and experiences.

While the sounds of a special musical guest fill the air, guests will swoon over the seated dinner prepared by The Post Oak Hotel executive chef Jean-Luc Royere. Once in full bloom guests will enjoy spectacular entertainment and dancing at the After-Party among luxuriant company.

All proceeds from this annual gala celebrates and supports the Houston Symphony’s Education and Community Engagement initiatives, at Jones Hall and in schools, hospitals and other venues throughout the city. These activities serve more than 181,000 Houstonians from all walks of life, including 114,000 children, each year.

TABLES

$100,000 Presenting Sponsor Table for Fourteen

  • A premier table located front and center
  • VIP car service for table hosts
  • VIP valet for table guests
  • Opportunity to have a Houston Symphony first-chair musician and their spouse seated at your table
  • Invitation to the Underwriter Reception
  • Place card service

$75,000 Premier Underwriter Table for Twelve

  • A premier table location
  • VIP car service for table hosts
  • VIP valet for table guests
  • Opportunity to have a Houston Symphony musician and their spouse seated at your table
  • Invitation to the Underwriter Reception
  • Place card service

$50,000 Underwriter Table for Ten

  • A premier table location
  • VIP Valet parking
  • Opportunity to have a Houston Symphony musician and their spouse seated at your table
  • Invitation to the Underwriter Reception
  • Place card service

$25,000 Prominent Table for Ten

$15,000 Ravel Table for Ten

TICKETS

$5,000 Underwriter Individual Ticket

  • A premier seating location
  • VIP valet parking
  • Opportunity to be seated next to a Houston Symphony musician
  • Invitation to the Underwriter Reception
  • Place card service

$2,500 Premier Individual Ticket

$1,500 Individual Ticket (Limited Availability)

$1,500 Houston Symphony Musician Sponsor Ticket

  • Sponsor a Houston Symphony Musician and their guest to attend

All table and ticket benefits include complimentary valet parking, recognition in press materials, InTune magazine, and event related materials as print deadlines permit.

I/We would like to purchase a table or ticket(s) to the 2019 Houston Symphony Ball.

Ball guests are always eager to bid on the highly-coveted items of the Silent Auction. During the wine and champagne reception, guests can wander through the auction blooming with luxurious vacation homes, savory culinary favorites, fine jewelry, VIP Houston Symphony-centered experiences, festive parties, and many more items dripping in elegance and recherché.

All bidding will be done electronically through iPads and your mobile device. An online auction catalog will be available to view 3-4 weeks prior to the event.

The Houston Symphony Ball Auction proceeds support our mission to inspire and engage a large and diverse audience in Greater Houston and beyond, specifically through our Education and Community Engagement Programming. Through these initiatives we foster meaningful, educational, and collaborative relationships with more than 181,000 Houstonians, including 114,000 children, each year.

If you are interested in donating to the Ball Silent Auction, please contact:

Rachel (Klaassen) Bosworth, Manager, Special Events
rachel.bosworth@houstonsymphony.org or
713-337-8520

Complimentary valet is a benefit to all table and ticket buyers. The Post Oak at Uptown Houston has a dedicated valet entrance for the Grand Ballroom. Proceed to the south side of the hotel and enter the porte cochère for the Houston Symphony Ball valet. Please do not valet at the main hotel entrance.

There is also an Uber drop off point near the south side entrance.

There is no self-parking available at the hotel.

Upon your arrival, please follow the signs to the check-in area to receive your table number, auction catalog, and activate your bidder number. A credit card number is required to activate your bidder number.

$550 per seat assigned

For more information, or to purchase a table or tickets, please contact:

Tim Dillow, Director, Special Events
timothy.dillow@houstonsymphony.org or
713-337-8538

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