Strings à la carte a Great Success!
a fabulous sunset soiree to benefit the California Music Center
CALIFORNIA MUSIC CENTER, the producer of the Irving M. Klein International String Competition, hosted Strings à la carte
on Saturday, September 8, 5:30-8PM on the 30th Floor at Salesforce East in San Francisco.
Set in the exclusive Ohana floor with breathtaking sunset views of the bay, 125 guests enjoyed cocktails, light bites, awards ceremony honoring Bay Area arts champion and CMC board emerita Judith Preves Anderson, performances by prizewinner alumni Lisa Lee (violin, 1992) and Coleman Itzkoff (cello, 2016) and 2018 1st Prizewinner Alex Zhou,pianist Jeffrey LaDeur.
Thanks to the generosity of our patrons $25,000 was raised to support the 34th Annual Klein Competition and our current and past prizewinners with cash awards, paid performances, and outreach and teaching opportunities in the Bay Area.