Gala 2022

Enriching Lives Through Music

From the concert hall to the classroom, music touches us all. Join us for an extraordinary evening honoring the many ways in which music enriches our lives. The 2022 Gala, which can be attended in person or virtually, features special performances throughout the night.


Lawrence Gilliard Jr., 2022 Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA Gala Guest of Honor

GUEST OF HONOR

Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

Hosted by award-winning actor and musician Lawrence Gilliard Jr. A graduate of The Juilliard School, Gilliard has been seen in television series such as The Wire and The Walking Dead.

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EVENT DETAILS

Friday, September 16, 2022 @ 6:30pm


LOCATION

Hilton Hotel
301 W. 6th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

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From the comfort of your home!


TICKETS

Individual Price: $125 to attend in-person (plated dinner provided), free to stream online

Table Price: $1,000 (8 people)

Tickets will go on sale soon. Please visit the VSO website regularly for the latest updates.


Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Contact Rachael Evans at [email protected]y.org or call at (360) 735-7278.

GALA 2022 HONORARY COMMITTEE 

Jan and Steve Oliva
Jim and Judith Youde
Ann Bardacke and David Wolf
Dr. Michael Liu and Nien-Wei Hsiao 
Ed Pavone and Charlene Hiss
Drs. David and Tammy Bloom


HOW IT WORKS

We are offering a limited number of tickets for those who are looking to attend the Gala in person. Tickets are first-come-first-served at $125 a person.

Safety remains our number one priority. With this in mind, we will be offering a limited number of tickets for those who are looking to attend the Gala in person. These tickets will be first-come-first-served at $125 per person. Guests attending the Gala in person will enjoy a plated meal, cocktail service, and outstanding live performances.

Prefer to stay home? No problem! You can still access all the performances and live Gala broadcast for free.

WHERE DOES MY MONEY GO? 

Proceeds raised at this event will support our artistic programming and ensure our educational outreach impacts generations to come. Your giving contributes to the artistic vibrancy of the Vancouver community, making this region an inspiring place to live and visit. When you donate during our Gala through the paddle raise, online auction, or on our website, your funds directly impact this organization. We truly appreciate your support at any level.


  • Supporters of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA before the live music portion at a past gala
  • Supporters of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA enjoy socializing at a past gala
  • Classical musicians perform live music for Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA gala attendees
  • Oregon Public Broadcasting President, Steve Bass, with two Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA musicians
  • Supporters of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA enjoy socializing at a past gala
  • French hornist and oboist of Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA perform

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS? 

We are here to help!
Email [email protected] or call the VSO office at (360) 735-7278.