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2019 "Think Big" Gala: “The Chicago River” Album Release Celebration

An evening of music and celebration to raise funds for Chicago Jazz Philharmonic’s performance and education programs. Guests will be treated to an exclusive “director’s cut” style listening (and viewing) session of newly released "The Chicago River"

An evening of music and celebration to raise funds for Chicago Jazz Philharmonic’s performance and education programs. Guests will be treated to an exclusive “director’s cut” style listening (and viewing) session of excerpts from our newly released album “The Chicago River”, an Orbert Davis orchestral composition inspired by photographs from The Lost Panoramas: When Chicago Changed its River and the Land Beyond, which documents the historic reversal of the city's waterway.

EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday, May 16 2019 at The River Roast (315 N. LaSalle St., Chicago)

5:00 PM Departures of downtown Water Taxis to River Roast dock

5:30 PM Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction

7:00 PM Seated Dinner and Program“The Chicago River” hi‐definition listening and viewing experience with commentary from Orbert Davis (composer) and Richard Cahan and Michael Williams, co‐authors of the book The Lost Panoramas: When Chicago Changed its River and the Land Beyond.

Presentation of “Think Big” Founder’s Award: Ted and Susan Oppenheimer

Presentation of inaugural “Jazz Alive” Educator’s Award:  Valerie Nicholson, Professor of Music, Prairie State College

ATTENDEES:

150+ Donors and friends, Gala Host Committee members, corporate executives, members of Chicago’s philanthropic and arts community.

$250 | Individual Tickets

$2,500 | Tables and Sponsorships

2019 "Think Big" Gala: “The Chicago River” Album Release Celebration

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