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The Kansas City Symphony – Spring Luncheon

The Kansas City Symphony League held its annual Spring Luncheon on May 11th at The River Club. Jenny Erdman and Silvy Brookby were the co-hosts for the event, and Symphony Ball Honorary Chairman Marny Sherman was the special guest.

(Seated) Linda Stevens, Symphony League president-elect; and Alex Shapiro, Kansas City Symphony (standing) Danny Beckley, Kansas City Symphony; Katherine Schorgl, Symphony League president; and Marylou Turner


Erin Mos, Jane Marie Kroh, Deanna Diebolt, Kathy Nordhus, and Kelly Privitera


Jenny Manka, Mary Beth Gentry, and Lora Smith


Katherine Schorgl, Symphony League president; Ursula Terrasi, Royal Gala co-chairman; Marny Sherman, Royal Gala honorary chairman; and Sue Ann Fagerberg, Royal Gala co-chairman

Featured in the June 25, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: Heirloom Photo Company


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