The Palm Beach Symphony kicks off the season in style with its Season Opener Cocktail Party at Club Colette in Palm Beach.

A luxury annual members-only event for the Palm Beach Symphony, the Season Opening Party at Club Colette sets a precedent for a wonderful year in music for symphony supporters.

PALM BEACH, FL (NOVEMBER 29, 2016) – The Palm Beach Symphony is known for the impeccable quality of their symphonic performances but what most people don’t know is that their members enjoy an equal quality in the private events that surround the concert season.

Palm Beach Symphony’s Season Opening Cocktail Party welcomed over 160 of its members both new and past, board of directors, VIP guests, and at the request of the Board, the Young Friends of the Palm Beach Symphony Committee members. This lavish evening event was held once again in the exclusive Club Colette in Palm Beach. As usual, guests were delighted to greet each other, catch up on their summer activities, and meet our many new members. The event was generously underwritten by The Bristol Palm Beach. On behalf of The Bristol Palm Beach, Mr. Gene Golub, chairman of Golub & Company LLC was presented a unique gift, an original art piece made from recycled musical instruments and parts by artist William Halliday.

Palm Beach Symphony Board of Directors president, Dale McNulty, and Symphony Executive Director, David McClymont, both welcomed guests to the reception. They announced the performance schedule that was masterfully created by Maestro Ramón Tebar and the current enthusiastic response from the community for the upcoming season.

“As you know, ticket sales cover only a portion of the overall expense of operating the orchestra. We are indebted to our sponsors, donors and members for their support for the Symphony. Memberships have flown in by past and new members and we are thrilled to welcome you to the Palm Beach Symphony this season.” – David McClymont, Executive Director

Guests in attendance at the beautiful cocktail reception included: Marietta and Dale McNulty, Gene Golub (The Bristol,) Sandra and Paul Goldner, Ann and Charles Johnson , Andy and Carol Hays, Arlette Gordon and Elizabeth Bowden, Gary Lachman and Linda Fellner, Pat and Howard Lester, Amy and Mike McGowan, Nancy and Ellis Parker, James Borynack and Adolfo Zaralegui, Mary and Don Thompson, Sean and Victoria Smith, Marguerite Rosner and David McClymont, Leslie Rose and Helene Karp, Robin Smith, Leslie Blum, Nannette Cassidy and Trudy Brekus, John Herrick, John Pohanka, Tom Boland, Tom and Tricia Trimble, Ann Webb, Krystian von Spiedel, Steven and Janine Burke, Lars and Gay Henriksen, Carol Katz, Phyllis Katz, Gudrun Sawerthal, Michel Kang, Kenneth and Karen Rogers.

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Founded in 1974, the mission of the Palm Beach Symphony is to engage, educate and entertain the greater community of the Palm Beaches through live performances of inspiring orchestral music. The Symphony performs in a variety of historically important venues including Bethesda-By-The-Sea, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Mar-a-Lago and The Society of the Four Arts.

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