UPDATED: WKU Symphony Prepares for Sweetheart Soiree

By Melissa Warren | 

UPDATED 9:09PM -- This year's WKU Symphony Sweetheart Soiree will take place on Feb. 14. With a black tie optional dinner, drinks and dancing to performances by the Pauli Quintet and Match Daddy, organizers say it's the perfect Valentines date. Ticket proceeds will benefit the WKU Symphony and local programs they support.

"The proceeds from the soiree benefit the symphony at WKU and all of our education efforts... outreach to the area public schools strings program, where recently we provided a whole lot of instruments to Lost River Elementary and some other elementariness," said WKU Symphony Executive Director Jennifer Bryant.

Bryant says in addition to all the entertainment the soiree will provide, the symphony will also unveil it's upcoming "parties of note," which provide more opportunities to celebrate and support the program throughout the year.

For more information on the event, see the related link.


The WKU Symphony’s Sweetheart Soiree will be held at The Augenstein Alumni Center, Friday, February 14, 2014. This black tie (optional) fundraiser promises to be the best way to spend Valentine’s Day. Thanks to local sponsors USBank, Luxury Imports, Dr. and Mrs. Thad F. Connally, Dr. and Mrs. James K. Phillips, Jr., WKU Conference & Catering. WBKO, SOKY Happenings and the Daily News, it will be an evening you won’t want to miss. The evening will include a cocktail hour starting at 6 pm with music by the Pauli Quintet. A seated dinner will begin at 7:00 pm. After dinner we will have music from Match Daddy, led by Judge Steve Wilson.

The mission of The Symphony is to advance music literacy through performances and educational programs, to provide a symphony orchestra of the highest quality, and to be a focus for musical excellence in our community. The Symphony is a local nonprofit organization which depends on the contributions of individuals, corporations and the support of the Bowling Green Warren County community.

For tickets to the event or for more information please visit the related link or call 745-7681.

We will have more on the soiree and the symphony's mission on WBKO at 10.

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