‘Applause Gala’ Toasts Longtime Arizona Musicfest Leaders & Supporters

The Event: Applause Gala 2022

The Cause: Arizona Musicfest 

Event Date: December 10, 2022

Location: Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

Co-Chairs: Nancy Schamadan & Sharon Re

Honorees: Chuck & Mary Goldthwaite | Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

Entertainment: Peter Cincotti

Notable Moments: Following the cancellation of Arizona Musicfest’s last two annual galas due to COVID, the organization was thrilled to present its 2022 event, celebrating philanthropy and artistry. Longtime board chair Chuck Goldthwaite and his wife Mary were honored for their exemplary commitment to Musicfest. Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust was also recognized for its extraordinary support of the organization. Acclaimed pianist, singer and entertainer Peter Cincotti was the guest artist. Musicfest young artist Justin Kang also performed to highlight the organization’s commitment to providing valuable performance and scholarship opportunities for young musicians. Record fundraising was achieved through the auction, raffle and paddle raise.

Photos courtesy of Arizona Musicfest

Allan Naplan, Paul & Claudia Critchfield with Sandy & Jim Bruner
Honorees Mary & Chuck Goldthwaite
Anne & Vince Canella
Cathie & Tom Hullverson
Dr. James & Leigh Bradburn
Libby & David Robinson
Michael & Susan Rouleau
Mike & Paulette Miller
Pat & Carlene Moehn
Merle Marcus & June Barrick

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