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Tuned in Tuesday
April 16, 2024

Love ‘n Music Tennis Classic & Luncheon
Thursday, April 25
Starmount Forest Country Club
Tennis at 8:30 am
Luncheon at 11:45 am

   Don’t miss a fun event that includes a delicious lunch, door prizes, raffles and a fashion show by Simply Megs! Please consider attending our Love ‘n Tennis Luncheon on Thursday, April 25! Cost for the luncheon is $45, or for $100, consider being a Lunch/Smash Sponsor which includes lunch and recognition in our program. You may sign-up for lunch or become a Sponsor, by clicking on the link below. Deadline for making lunch reservations is Monday, April 22nd.

Whether you attend or not, don’t miss the opportunity to win some great raffles! Raffle tickets are 1-$20, 3-$50 and 7-$100. Our exciting raffle opportunities are:
18K Gold Roberto Coin Bracelet donated by Fink’s Jewelers
Private dinner for 6 donated by GIA: Drink. Eat. Listen
A Night at O.Henry Hotel 
Party Bus for 4 hours   

Click on the button below to purchase Raffle Tickets!


Entertaining Afternoon at Steinway Piano Gallery

   The Guild was very lucky to have an afternoon with Katie Mahan, at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Greensboro. Ms. Mahan is an extremely accomplished pianist who is also a Steinway Artist.
  We want to thank Mark and Katherine Love, the owners of this beautiful gallery, as well as Guild Chairs Annie Hadgkiss and Val Wolicki for organizing this outstanding event.


Golden Antiques & Treasures Update
   The Guild’s Booth (#11) at Golden Antiques and Treasures, US 220, Summerfield is decorated for Spring. We would appreciate your donations of Spring decor, garden motif items, as well as small furniture, lamps, pictures, home decor, table top items and window treatments.
   Contact Vicki Steck for pick up or drop off at [email protected] or 336-501-6688.
   Please  add to your calendar the Springapalooza! on May 4- 5 from 11 am – 4 pm.


Bravo Award Nominations
   The Nominations/Awards Committee is requesting nominations for the Bravo Award. This award is presented to a Guild member in good standing who has been in the Guild five years or less and has given extensive volunteer service.

   The recipient is selected by the Nominations/Awards committee from names submitted by the membership and received before the June 1 deadline. The award will be presented at the Fall General Meeting.

   Please submit nominations or questions to Brooke Fields, Chair of Nominations/Awards Committee, by email ([email protected]) or phone (336-687-9887). Click Here for the Nominations form.

’88 Keys’ Commemorative Piano Key
   Consider supporting the Guild’s Spring fundraiser – ‘ 88 Keys. For a $100 donation to the Guild, you can dedicate a commemorative piano key in your name or in honor or memory of someone special to you.

   To donate, please click HERE or click the image above to make your donation OR mail your check to Greensboro Symphony Guild, P.O. Box 10408, Greensboro NC 27404.


Camp, Banks, Green to Lead 2024 Symphony Presentation Ball

Donna Gilliam Camp has been named the Chair of the forty-seventh Symphony Presentation Ball. Donna has been an active member of the Greensboro Symphony Guild since 2013 when her oldest daughter, Caroline Truelove, was a Debutante. Her second daughter, Catherine Glen, was a 2020 Debutante.
   Donna received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from UNC at Charlotte, her Masters of Education in Guidance and Counseling from UNC at Greensboro and a Certificate of Non-Profit Management from Duke University. Donna has over 30 years of professional experience in the non-profit sector specializing in program development and implementation. She is currently serving as the Program Coordinator for two centers at Elon University: The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Center for Engaged Learning where she helps develop and implement programs for the university’s faculty and for colleagues national and internationally. 
   Since joining the Guild, Donna has participated with the Presentation Ball in various roles since she joined in addition to Guild events such as School Concerts and Super Sale. Donna is currently serving as Secretary on the Guild’s Board of Directors. In addition to her participation with the Greensboro Symphony Guild, she has served at her children’s school music programs and PTSA, the NC State Association of Volunteer Administration Board in various capacities, the Forsyth County Mental Health Center Advisory Board (Formerly CenterPoint Human Services) and the Forsyth County United Way Volunteer Cabinet, all while participating in her church choirs and committees and being a Wedding Director/Coordinator. 

Carolyn Nutt Banks has been names Honorary Chair of the forty-seventh Symphony Presentation Ball.
   Carolyn is a native North Carolinian, born and resided in Durham. She attended Meredith College in Raleigh and then graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
   Carolyn is a member of First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro where she has served as a Sunday School Teacher and as a Sunday School Class President. Beyond home and church, the greater community is also a recipient of Carolyn’s service to others in her role of Sustainer with the Junior League of Greensboro. Professionally, she is a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Yost and Little and is a member of the Greensboro Regional Realtors Association.
   Carolyn joined the Greensboro Symphony Guild in 1978. Where she has shared her energy and wealth of talents serving in a number of leadership positions overseeing projects and fundraisers. In 2001, Carolyn served as Chair of the Symphony.

Laura Green has been named Mistress of Ceremonies for the forty-seventh Symphony Presentation Ball.
   A Tennessee native, Laura graduated with a B.S.N. from the University of Tennessee College of Nursing in Memphis. Laura held busy and impactful positions over the years at the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences Cardiovascular and Transplant Unit and in the Emergency Departments at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital and City of Memphis Hospital, Alliance Urology Specialists and Transtech Pharma/High Point Clinical Trials Center.
   Laura is a strong believer in community service. She is a member of Christ United Methodist Church where she has served in several leadership positions, was an active member of the Junior League of Greensboro where she served on the Board and Executive Board; a past Sustainer President which positioned her to become a recipient of the Woman of Distinction Award in 2023, Girl Scout Co-Leader for two troops for thirteen years during which she chaired multiple fundraisers, and other fundraising such as Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art and Collector’s Choice Winter Show.
   Regarding the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and the Greensboro Symphony Guild, service to these organizations has been abundant. Laura served on the Greensboro Symphony Guild Board  for over 10 years, was the Symphony Presentation Ball Chair in 2013 and Guild President 2018-2019. More recently, Laura has served on the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra Board, 2017 to present, currently serving as Board Chair 2022-2024. It was entirely fitting for Laura and her husband Robert as 2024 co-recipients of the Barbara Cone Award for outstanding service to the Guild and Community.
   In addition to Laura experiencing almost every role for the Symphony Presentation Ball, the two most special years of participation was of being a “Deb Mom” two of those years. In 2006, her daughter Laura Elizabeth Lane Green currently of Denver, Colorado was presented and her younger daughter Shelby Price Green Gantt of Huntersville, North Carolina was presented in 2009.

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A Message from Your President-Elect

   “60 Years of Music” is not only an outstanding accomplishment, but a heritage to be proud of! This heritage is the accomplishment of the remarkable women who have made up our membership. Ladies, give yourselves a pat on the back! 

   I look forward to leading our organization into our new season of music. We’ll work hard and have fun doing it! If you have an incurable desire to work on any of our projects, I am waiting to hear from you.

Rhonda Bentz

Upcoming GSO Concerts

Maestro Conductor: Chelsea Tipton

Violin: Andrew Sords
Saturday, May 11 at 8 p.m.
Tanger Center

POPS: A Gospel Symphony Celebration with Lady Tramaine Hawkins
Sunday, May 12 at 7 p.m.
Tanger Center