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In the Spotlight – The Symphony Ball

The Symphony League of Kansas City, Missouri, will present The Symphony Ball, “Fountains of Music,” on September 8th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Jill and Donald Hall, Jr., are the honorary chairmen and Miki Christophersen will serve as chairmen. The elegant evening will begin with cocktails and a silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner. The Kansas City Symphony, under the direction of Maestro Michael Stern, will perform. The evening will conclude with guests moving to the “Fountain Club” to hear the sounds of Doug Montgomery. Proceeds will help fund the education and community outreach programs provided by The Kansas City Symphony.

Also featured in the May 26th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Strauss Peyton

Donald Hall, Jr., and Jill Hall, honorary chairmen; Miki Christophersen, chairman; Karen Mische, The Symphony League; and Michael Stern, The Kansas City Symphony

















The Whole Person – Carnival! Night of Independence Gala

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UMKC’s Crescendo – Laurel Weir

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