Photo by Tony Powell
Caitlin Goodman, Nora Pouillon (Gtown Resident), Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg (Gtown Resident), Jen Nobil, Lizette Corro, and others
Caitlin Goodman, Nora Pouillon (Gtown Resident), Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg (Gtown Resident), Jen Nobil, Lizette Corro, and others

The Orchestra of the Americas' International Gala on Friday, April 5, 2019, will be an unforgettable evening at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington DC, that will transport guests to the vibrant nation of Mexico in celebration of its upcoming tour. Purchase tickets.

Blake Pouliot & Colburn School String Orchestra at the Four Seasons 2018 (Photo by: Tony Powell) Blake Pouliot & Colburn School String Orchestra at the Four Seasons 2018

The Orchestra honors Arthur C. Brooks, Global Civic Leadership Award, and Gabriela Montero, Global Artist Leadership Award, for their commitment to transforming lives and communities in their respective fields. Gabriela Montero's visionary musical interpretations and unique improvisational gift will be on display as she gives an improvised piano performance. Don't miss the auction with fantastic vacation homes in Argentina, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, and more, as well as exclusive dinner experiences, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and much more.

The Orchestra makes its debut at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany (Photo by: Diego Ramos) The Orchestra makes its debut at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany

All proceeds support The Orchestra of the Americas' Musician Scholarship Program, which provides 80 exceptional musicians from across the Americas full scholarships to participate in a 6-week life-changing orchestra academy.

Eduardo Rios (Peru) performing Barber’s Violin Concerto in Lviv Philharmonic Hall, Ukraine (Photo by: Diego Ramos) Eduardo Rios (Peru) performing Barber’s Violin Concerto in Lviv Philharmonic Hall, Ukraine

Young Professional Committee Members (Photo by: Tony Powell) Young Professional Committee Members
Cecilia Schultz, Arturo Brillembourg, Tsi-Tsi-Ki Felix, Enrique Segura (Photo by: Tony Powell) Cecilia Schultz, Arturo Brillembourg, Tsi-Tsi-Ki Felix, Enrique Segura

The Orchestra of the Americas is a pan-American symphony of top musicians, ages 18 to 30, representing 25+ countries in the Western Hemisphere. The orchestra’s Mission is to empower rising musical leaders to transform lives across the Americas and beyond. With more than 5,000 musicians entering the audition process each year, the 80-member ensemble ranks among the most competitive music platforms in the world. Full scholarships ensure the greatest caliber of artistry possible. The Season Centerpiece is a July & August residence and concert tour hosted each year in different regions of the world.

The International Gala raises funds for The Orchestra of the Americas’ Musician Scholarship Program, which provides 80 exceptional rising musicians from across the Americas underwriting to participate in a life-changing 6-week international residency & concert tour. In July & August 2019, The Orchestra of the Americas leads a coast-to-coast Mexico Tour with artists Gil Shaham (USA), Ingrid Fliter (Argentina), Carlos Miguel Prieto (Mexico), Paolo Bortolomeolli (Chile), and other world-class guests, featuring performances in the country’s top venues including Mexico City’s Palacio Bellas Artes, Guadalajara’s Sala Placido Domingo, and Leon’s Teatro Bicentinario, as well as concerts in Puebla, Boca del Rio, Orizaba, Mexico City, Leon, Guadalajara, Morelia, Querétaro, Aguascalientes, San Luis Potosí, & Monterrey.