Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Celebrating more than 40 Years of Excellence in DeVos Performance Hall and our partnership with ASM Global and the Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority (CAA).

7 PM – Concert and Awards Ceremony
Grand Rapids Symphony
Marcelo Lehninger, Conductor
Stewart Goodyear, Piano

Cuban Overture

Porgy and Bess:
A Symphonic Picture
Rhapsody in Blue (orch. Grofé)

Awards will be presented to ASM Global, CAA, and Suellen Bandyk, winner of the Nancy and Ray Loeschner Outstanding Volunteer Leadership Award.

Post-Concert Sponsor Reception in the DeVos Place Recital Hall
Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres

Mix and mingle with symphony friends and artists

To salute over 40 years of exceptional performances in DeVos Performance Hall that have greatly enriched our community and honor our extraordinary partnerships with ASM Global and the Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority (CAA), your Grand Rapids Symphony will perform a program that celebrates the return of live music.

Honorary Chairs: Dan & Pamella DeVos

Co-Chairs: Luis and Amanda Avila | Kevin and Gina Paul


To see a full list of sponsor benefits, click HERE.

Premiere: Daniel & Pamella DeVos Foundation

Partnering: Karl & Patricia Betz | Kate Pew Wolters

Leadership: CDV5 | Dick & Betsy DeVos Family Foundation | Doug & Maria DeVos Foundation | Barbara Gordon | In Memory of Mary Ann Keeler | Ray Loeschner

Sustaining: Anonymous | Lori Lee & Michael Curley | F. Martin & Dorothy A. Johnson Family Fund | Spectrum Health | Drs. David & Peggy Thompson

Supporting: Luis & Amanda Avila | Kennari Consulting | Kevin & Gina Paul | Karen Henry Stokes

Contributing: Carter Products | Sam & Janene Cummings |  Paul & Celeste Doyle | Anette & Javier Estrada | Robert L. Hooker | John Hunting | Win & Kyle Irwin | Jim & Sheryl Jurries | Jim & Amy Keane | Fred Keller | Wallson & Becky Knack | Peter & Evonne Kok | Ping & Tim Liang | Mercantile Bank of Michigan | Jim & Marie Preston | Richard Roane and Leandro Robles Families Donor Advised Fund | John & Judy Schneider | Jay & Helen Smith | Steenstra's Windmill Cookies