As my first post, I’d like to introduce our Steinberg Society Brunch, held at Heinz Hall on Sunday, April 3rd.
This is one of those fun opportunities where we get to play with some of the decor elements. I took Lauren, our Major Campaign Assistant and Gretchen – my Special Events intern, and we went to Pittsburgh Cut Flowers early Friday morning to select flowers for centerpiece arrangements. Then we came back and got to work!
Luckily we started investing in our own vases three years ago, and this is another one of those times where we see the financial benefit!
I hope you’ll agree that while saving some much needed dollars, we were still able to create a beauitful arrangement!
What’s the event about? This pre-concert brunch was held in Heinz Hall’s elegant Mozart Room. After a warm welcome by PSO Chairman, Dick Simmons, and Trustee Jane Treherne-Thomas, guests were treated to an intimate performance by PSO Principal Harpist Gretchen Van Hoesen and her talented daughter Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton, principal harp with the Hartford Symphony. The fifty or so in attendance then enjoyed delicious brunch fare and lively conversation with their fellow Steinberg members, PSO musicians and staff.
What’s the Steinberg Society? The Steinberg Society was established to recognize donors who have informed us that they’ve made provisions for the PSO through their estate plans. For information about how you can become a member of the Steinberg Society while helping to ensure that the PSO will continue to enrich the lives of generations to come, call 412.392.3320.