Guests will enjoy a no host bar, with cocktails and appetizers being served at 7PM. An exciting silent and live auction hosted by comedian and actor Jim Nieb. Plus entertainment by Crescendo's chamber strings, drumline, vocal students and Kenton Chen. Kenton is the Music Director/Founder of The Backbeats from NBC's The Sing-Off and opened for and went on tour with Ben Folds last year.
Celebrity guests include Suzanne Whang, actor, comedian and radio/TV personality, Reno Wilson, actor/musician, currently stars as "Carl" on CBS's Mike & Molly, and Todd Stashwick, actor/writer, from NBC's Heroes, FX's The Riches and action/horror web comic Devil Inside.
Tickets are $45 per person, $80 per couple or $100 for the VIP package and can be purchased online at www.cymg.org (http://cymg.org/
"I am so excited about our Gala night at Hillary Danner's home. I look forward to meeting all the wonderful people who will be in attendance on this memorable night and hope to share the spirit of Crescendo, its message of inspiration through music and dedication to community service with my new friends." - Pin Chen, Founder
All proceeds from the Fundraiser Gala will be used help CYMG continue to provide music education for L.A. area children. Any businesses and individuals interested in supporting this event can contact Maria Howard, Director of Marketing and Development at (310) 383-0629.
CYMG was begun by Pin Chen in 2011 and provides quality music instruction, mentoring, and performance opportunities to young students who may otherwise not have them. CYMG promotes a spirit of service while bringing students and families of all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds together to work toward a common goal: to enrich their communities through music. Since its start, CYMG has given close to 70 children the chance to learn and reach their full musical potential.
For more information on CYMG, please see their website at www.CYMG.org or call (323) 366-4081.