SUMMERFEST GALA: Carnival at The Conrad

CARNIVAL AT THE CONRAD
Sérgio Mendes Benefit Concert for Education

Saturday, August 17, 2019
The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
7600 Fay Avenue, La Jolla

Lehn Alpert Goetz, Gala Chair
Sylvia Ré, SummerFest Chair
Dolly Woo, Honorary SummerFest Chair

You will not want to miss this unforgettable evening featuring a Fundraising Benefit Concert for Education by legendary Sérgio Mendes and his five decades of evolution and new collaboration of iconic music.

It will be a Colorful and Festive evening starting with world-class Brazilian inspired cuisine created by Award-Winning Celebrity Chef, Jeffrey Strauss of Pamplemousse and specialty Exotic handcrafted cocktails by Snake Oil Cocktail Co. This will be the Carnival that everyone will be talking about for years to come!

This year’s SummerFest will benefit the La Jolla Music Society Education and Children’s Programming efforts, which means…your support, will significantly impact a child’s future, through our critically important music programs. Music affects the intellectual and emotional development of children, particularly children at risk. Please join us and other like-minded supporters as we continue our mission of leadership and education by becoming a SummerFest Gala Sponsor or attending this extraordinary celebration.



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BENEFIT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Includes invitation to August 1st Sponsor Party
Education and Community Endgagement are at the heart of La Jolla Music Society's mission. We work closely with visiting and local artists to create outreach activities that highlight their unique talents, serving over 11,000 community members each year. Change a child's life by becoming a sponsor today.

$100,000 Education Ambassador & Artist-in-Residence Sponsor ($97,500 Deductible)
Artist-in-Residence Danish String Quartet and our 2019 Education Ambassador, Pablo Sáinz Villegas. Connect with the Community on a deeper level with multiple, weeklong engagements.

  • Celebrate as a Major Sponsor of Sérgio Mendes' performance at The Conrad for SummerFest Gala 2019
  • Recognition on the Main Event Signage in The Devine Lobby
  • Recognition from The Debbie Turner Stage
  • Invitation to Lead Toast from The Debbie Turner Stage for SummerFest at The Conrad
  • Meet and greet and photo opportunity for 10 with Sérgio Medes at Reception
  • VIP Concert and Dinner Seating for 10 People
  • Recognition as a Bossa Nova Spoonsor in Printed Materials
  • Full-page Recognition in the Gala Program Book
  • *Exclusive VIP Spanish Paella and Wine Pairing Dinner and Intimate Live Performance by 2019-20 Education Ambassador-in-Residence Pablo Sáinz Villegas for 20 Guests

$50,000 Community Music Center Sponsor ($47,500 Deductible)
La Jolla Music Society’s after-school music program, the Community Music Center, helps foster students’ self-confidence and motivation for learning, while giving them a safe and comfortable learning environment. For the past 20 years, we have provided free, bilingual music instruction and free instruments to 130 underserved students annually.

  • Celebrated as a Major Sponsor of Sérgio Mendes
  • Recognition on Main Event Signage in The Devine Lobby
  • Recognition from The Debbie Turner Stage
  • Meet and Greet and Photo Opportunity for 10 with Sérgio Mendes at Reception
  • VIP Concert and Dinner Seating for 10 People
  • Recognition as a major Sponsor of the Community Music Center in Printed Materials
  • Full-page Recognition in the Gala Program Book

$50,000 Music Education Transportation Sponsor ($47,500 Deductible)
Some students in San Diego never have the opportunity to see a live performance of music or dance. LJMS can help change that with your support. Improve access and equity by providing funding for transportation and tickets to LJMS classical music, jazz, and dance performances for local schoolchildren. Help students get to concert halls and give them experiences they will remember for the rest of their lives!

  • Celebrated as a Major Sponsor of Sérgio Mendes
  • Recognition on Main Event Signage in The Devine Lobby
  • Recognition from The Debbie Turner Stage
  • Meet and Greet and Photo Opportunity for 10 with Sérgio Mendes at Reception
  • VIP Concert and Dinner Seating for 10 People
  • Recognition as a major Sponsor of the Community Music Center in Printed Materials
  • Full-page Recognition in the Gala Program Book

$35,000 Community Programming Sponsor ($32,500 Deductible)
Thousands of San Diego children are introduced to classical music each year when LJMS artists visit schools. Students ask the artists questions, learn practice tips, and experience music-making of the highest caliber.

  • VIP Concert and Dinner Seating for 10 People
  • Recognition as a major Sponsor of the Community Music Center in Printed Materials
  • Full-page Recognition in the Gala Program Book

$25,000 Education Programming Sponsor ($22,500 Deductible)
LJMS has helped to launch the careers of renowned artists like Sheryl Staples, Michelle Kim, David Chan, Dover Quartet, Escher String Quartet, and countless more through our Fellowship Artist Program. Your support allows us to continue this tradition and inspire the next generation.

  • Concert and Dinner Seating for 10 People
  • Recognition as a major Sponsor of the Community Music Center in Printed Materials
  • Full-page Recognition in the Gala Program Book

TICKETS AND SPONSORSHIP

$10,000 Concert Sponsor ($9,000 Deductible)

  • Two VIP Tickets, VIP Seating at The Conrad and Valet Parking
  • Recognition in the Gala Invitation and Program Book

$10,000 Reception Sponsor ($9,000 Deductible)

  • Two VIP Tickets, VIP Seating at The Conrad and Valet Parking
  • Recognition in the Gala Invitation and Program Book

$10,000 Décor Sponsor ($9,000 Deductible)

  • Two VIP Tickets, VIP Seating at The Conrad and Valet Parking
  • Recognition in the Gala Invitation and Program Book

$7,500 Invitation Sponsor ($7,000 Deductible)

  • Two VIP Tickets, VIP Seating at The Conrad and Valet Parking
  • Recognition in the Gala Invitation and Program Book

$6,000 Musician Sponsor ($5,500 Deductible)

  • Two VIP Tickets, VIP Seating at The Conrad and Valet Parking
  • Recognition in the Gala Invitation and Program Book

$2,500 Honorary Brasil 66 Gala Ticket per guest ($2,250 Deductible)

  • Recognition as an Honorary Committee Membber in the Gala Invitation and Program Book
  • One Dinner Seat, VIP Seating at the Concert and Valet Parking

$2,000 Gala Ticket per guest ($1,750 Deductible)

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES (FULLY DEDUCTIBLE, NO TICKETS)

$7,500 Will Support

  • Concert
  • Reception

$5,000 Will Support

  • Invitations
  • Centerpieces
  • Musicians

$3,000 Will Support

  • Champagne
  • Wine
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Ice Cream Sundae Bar

$2,500 Will Support

  • A Young Musician in a Month-Long Residency at SummerFest

$2,000 Will Support

  • Program Book & Menu Cards
  • Valet Parking
  • A SummerFest Musician

$1,500 Will Support

  • A Class Trip of up to 60 Students to Experience a Live Performance

$1,000 Will Support

  • Artist Hospitality
  • Event Photographer
  • Coffee Bar
  • Hotel Accommodations for Artist

$500 Will Support

  • A Guest Artist Visit to a Local School, or to Lead a Music or Dance Masterclass

$250 Will Support

  • A Musical Instrument for a Student Studying at our Community Music Center Program

$100 Will Support

  • Music Books and Supplies for Four Students in our Community Music Center Program

Proceeds from this event support La Jolla Music Society's Artistic, Education and Community Engagement Programs. Portions of the above Gala packages are tax-deductible. An acknowledgement letter will be provided.

In addition to recognition in the Gala Invitation and printed materials, Sponsors and Underwirters will receive an invitation to attend the SummerFest Gala Sponsors' Party.

Please confirm your support by July 8, 2019 so that we may be able to recognize your support in the gala invitation. If you have questions, please contact Rewa Colette Soltan 858.459.3724, ext. 206 or RSoltan@LJMS.org