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Symphony League of Kansas City – Ball Kickoff

Symphony League members gathered at Amy Volini’s beautiful home recently to kick off preparations for the 2024 Symphony Ball, “NOVA.”Amy and Julie Sykes hosted the fun event, where Ball Chairman Barbara Haviland shared exciting plans for the evening. The September 7th event will be held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, and Matthias Pintscher will be welcomed as the new maestro of the Kansas City Symphony. 

Pam Bruce, Melanie Fenske, Symphony League president; Barbara Haviland, Ball chairman; Mary Leonida, and Tricia Scott
Listening to Ball Chairman Barbara Haviland’s exciting plans for the evening were (Front row) Rachael Sabates, Pam Bruce, Melanie Fenske, Symphony League president; Karen Yungmeyer, Lora Smith, Jenny Manka, and Tricia Scott (back row) Mary Leonida, Amy Volini, host; Amy Embry, Kelly Privitera, Deanna Diebolt, and Janna Larsen.
Karen Yungmeyer

Featured in the June 24, 2024 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Rita Clark


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