FALL FEST "A Night at the Opera" featuring Baritone Jonathan Hays was held on Nov. 8 at St. Paul's Catholic Church. All proceeds benefit our Scholarship and Career Advancement Award Funds. Event Sponsors: The Tiemens Foundation, Dr. Susan Rae Jensen & Mr. Tom Trainer and Nicole de Naray. Venue Sponsors: Victoria Boswell, Catherine Creppon, Barb Gazibara and Connie Raub. Accompanist Sponsors: Michael & Karen McDivitt and Marga Nelsen.
On Oct. 4 we held our annual CAREER ADVANCEMENT AWARD WINNER concert featuring Soprano Madison Falkenstine at The Arbours at MacKenzie Place. Dessert bites and decaf coffee were served. Her program included a mix of opera, broadway and more with music from Rigoletto, Carousel and My Fair Lady. Photos courtesy of Dr. Susan Rae Jensen and Silas Shaw.
Congratulations to PPOL member Cherri Disque who was the winner of the first members-only drawing for 2 free tickets to "The Met Live in HD," courtesy of KCME. Through a new partnership with KCME, PPOL will have these members-only drawings at each program/event this year. Members must be present to win. This is another perk of your PPOL membership.
The PPOL season is back in swing with our opening program and membership meeting on Sept. 6 at Broadmoor Community Church. More than 50 members and guests were in attendance for Denver vocal artist, Imelda Franklin Bogue's "Crazy Opera Dream," an original comic presentation. Program Sponsors were Dr. Susan Rae Jensen and Mr. Tom Trainer and Annabel Widney. Venue Sponsors were Eva Hailbronner and Annabel Widney. Photos courtesy of Dr. Susan Rae Jensen.
We gathered on June 24 for a truly unforgettable evening of fun at our annual Summer Song Fest - "Chanteurs en Chapeaux" (Singers in Hats), an original cabaret production by Eve Tilley and Solveig Olsen featuring Eve's collection of antique hats modeled and exalted in song by some of the Pikes Peak Region's finest vocalists. Proceeds benefited Millibo's "Opera for Children" program. Sponsored by Tiemens Private Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors and Nicole de Naray. Photos courtesy of Tom Trainer.