An evening with GRAMMY®-winning chanteuse Sylvia McNair,
performing your favorites from the American Songbook with pianist Kevin Cole

Joanne Chao and the New West Symphony cordially invite you to attend our pre-season concert benefitting our Adopt-A-Musician Program

By popular demand, we are bringing back the Pre-Season Soirée featuring a gourmet dinner with orchestra members and intimate concert. This year we feature two-time GRAMMY® winner Sylvia McNair, performing songs by George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, and Stephen Sondheim. Expect other surprises as world-renowned pianist Kevin Cole joins her in performing songs from the American Songbook. McNair has graced the stage of the Metropolitan Opera, and performed at the Vatican and the White House. She will make her debut at Sherwood Country Club for our loyal supporters.

Seating is extremely limited, and we know you don’t want to miss out.

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Sherwood Country Club | Thousand Oaks
4 PM Cocktails | 5 PM Dinner | 6 PM Performance


Adopt-A-Musician Program 2018/2019 Season
Bringing Music to Life


$1,000 per Person
Adopt-A-Musician Program 2019

The cost of your ticket can be applied towards Adopt-A-Musician at the following levels:
$10,000 – Concertmaster
$5,000 – Associate Concertmaster
$2,500 – Principal Musicians
$1,500 – Musician

To Register
Contact Stephanie Wilson at or (805) 435-2775

Soirée Sponsors

Exclusive Event Sponsor

Joanne Chao

Wine Sponsor

Dr. Paul and Karen Finkel

Dessert Bar Sponsor

Al and Petra Lowe, Al Lowe Construction, Inc.