The Derby brings the atmosphere of the famous Kentucky Derby to Dallas, complete with hats, horses and mint juleps.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
With a champagne toast from the gracious hosts at Champagne’s Luxe, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Dallas Symphony Orchestra League announced the 2013 Wells Fargo Dallas Symphony Derby will be held April 14, 2013 at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie.
The Announcement Party was hosted by Susan and Jim Mueller at their glittering Champagne’s Luxe on West Lover’s Lane. Mari Epperson, Derby Chair introduced honorary chairs Bradley and Rebecca Todd. Clarice Tinsley, FOX4 News Anchor, will be the emcee for the event. Sharon Barbee is President of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League.
The 2013 Wells Fargo Dallas Symphony Derby marks the sixteenth year the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League has partnered with title sponsor Wells Fargo and presenting sponsor Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie for an exciting fundraising event. The 2013 Wells Fargo Symphony Derby includes a buffet lunch in the Silks Dining Room overlooking the final turn and finish line of the track, as well as live and silent auctions with fantastic prizes. In addition, wagers on any horse race are possible with the help of a personal valet.
Becky & Brad Todd
$150 per person
Proceeds from the Wells Fargo Symphony Derby benefit the Dallas Symphony’s Education and Outreach Programs such as the Cecil and Ida Green Youth Concert Series, the Young Strings program, and Symphony YES! These programs have tremendous impact on children in the Dallas area. In the current 2012-2013 season, more than 25,000 students attended the Symphony’s Youth Concerts. The Young Strings program discovers, develops and promotes the musical talents of African-American and Latino string students. The Young Strings program is celebrating its 21th anniversary in June 2013. Symphony YES! creates an environment for students in grades K-6 and their teachers in which DSO musicians introduce instruments, perform a variety of music, and interact with the children. Annually, 4,500 students participate in this program.
Lone Star Park
1000 Lone Star Pkwy
Grand Prairie, TX 75050