2018 GALA Dinner
Ensemble… Together!

With performances by VIVA!’s Chamber Choir
and ensembles by Guest Artists and Soloists from VIVA!’s Choirs

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
at the beautiful
Arts and Letters Club of Toronto

6 pm to 7 pm
Cocktails and Silent Auction, Music by VIVA! Alumni Singer-Songwriters
7 pm
Dinner and Music,
VIVA!’s own Chamber Choir and Guest Artists singing together with Soloists from VIVA!

 

Donate to VIVA
Our charitable registration number is: 87887 0518 RR001.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018

GALA SPONSORS AND DONORS

 

EVENT SPONSORS

Bronze Event Sponsor – Cappelli Wealth Management/National Bank Financial

Bronze Event Sponsor – Scotiabank

Photo Booth Sponsor – FreshBooks

PERFORMER SPONSORS

VIVA! Soloists – Hon. E. Ria Tzimas and VIVA! Board Member Spyros Volonakis

Guest Artist Emma Hannan – Dr. Noelle Grace

Guest Artist Laura McAlpine – VIVA! Board Members Andrew Hellebust and Michael Levine

Guest Artist Cory Knight – VIVA! Board Member Susan Vella and Elizabeth Grace

Chamber Choir Conductor Carol Woodward Ratzlaff – Sara Faherty and Markus Dubber

Accompanist Brad Ratzlaff – ECS Chorister Eric Lewin

Cocktail Hour Singers Victoria Staff and Lane Whittington – VIVA! Board Member David Stafford and Darlene Stafford

Hosts Alexandria Asaad and David Walsh – The Orchard Montessori School

Chamber Choir – Beatrice van Dijk and Matthew Cumming Stage Manager Lawrie McEwan – Yasmin Pallan

Piano Rental – Joanne Wildgoose

GALA DONORS

Joan Beaton

Gina Buonaguro and Ajay Agrawal

Anne Christie

Heather and John Clark

Theresa Cooke

Leila Gad

Andrew Harding

Jim and Patricia Hartman

Ruth Howard and Stephen Cooper

Moira Hutchinson

Don Melady

Paula Nieuwstraten

James Pitblado

Deron Ramcharran

Raymond and Dorothy Ratzlaff

Mark Smith

Wilma Spence

Patricia Stewart

Jane Witherspoon

David and Jean Woodward

DRAW AND SILENT AUCTION DONORS

Advice from a Caterpillar, A Lifestyle Store for Baby, Child, Adult

Alternative Arts

Ann Shier, Second Door Studio, Distillery District

Aroma Expresso Bar

Bakka-Phoenix Books

Canadian National Exhibition

Cathie Kessler

Chiado Restaurant

Claudia Mio and Simon Au

Curbside Cycle

Civello Salon and Spa

David Woodward, Partner, Lerners LLP

dbk Salon 

Desigual, Distillery District

Duncan Parker

Eleni Angastiniotis 

Ellison Travel and Tours

Elsha Leventis, Red Eye Studio, Distillery District

Event Cinema, Cineplex Entertainment

EVOO Restaurant

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, Annex

Global Pets

Gordon Grant

Grace Hallett 

Harbord Bakery 

Harvest Kitchen

Her Father’s Cider

The Host Fine Indian Cuisine

Hot Docs Festival

Insomnia Restaurant and Lounge

Jackie Newstadt 

Jasmine Hum

John Fluevog, Distillery District 

Joya Paul, Second Door Studio, Distillery District

Juxtapose

Kronis, Rotsztain, Margles, Cappel LLP

Long & McQuade, Bloor Street’s 

Lois Kunkel and John Olthius

Los Colibris Restaurant

Lulu Lemon

L’Unità Enoteca

Maihyet Burton at Lilith’s Garden, Distillery District

Maral Salon

Marina Hanacek, Red Eye Studio, Distillery District

Mary MacKeracher 

Miles Nadal, Jewish Community Centre

mini mioche, Distillery District

Mitchell Demolition 

Mooredale Concerts

National Ballet of Canada

Opera Atelier

Palace Restaurant

Pirate’s Life Adventure, Theatre Cruise

The Pour House

Rasa Restaurant

Ray Kinoshita and the Chamber Pot Singers

Red Label, Bloor West Village

Remenyi House of Music

Richard Lewin

Right Tech Auto Service, Mississauga

Roots and Tips Hairdresser

Rowe Farms, Annex

Sandi Hill

Second Cup, at the JCC

Shopper’s Drug Mart, Annex

Shopper’s Drug Mart, Bloor West Village

Starbucks, 1 Bedford

Starbucks, Hanna Street

Starbucks, Kingston Road and Bingham

Starbucks, 88 Queen’s Quay

Starbucks, Queen and Pape 

Sue Weatherseed

Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir

Tapestry Opera

Tarragon Theatre

Theodore 1922 Menswear

The Toronto Consort

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Wiener’s Home Hardware

Zoe MacKeracher, VIVA! Main Chorus member

DONATIONS OF GOODS AND SERVICES

Summerhill Market

PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR DONORS AND THANK THEM FOR DONATING TO VIVA!

 

Photos from Ensemble…Together!

VIVA’s 2018 Gala Fundraising Dinner