Symphony in the Park
Thank you to everyone who joined Ijams for
the 31st annual Symphony in the Park!
Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016
Symphony in the Park is a wonderful evening with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra benefiting Ijams’ quality environmental education programs, 300-acre wildlife sanctuary and engaging outdoor experiences.
This elegant and enchanting outdoor event is a highlight of Knoxville’s fall social calendar. In addition to a delicious dinner, this year’s event featured one of the KSO’s first performances under the helm of new Music Director Aram Demirjian. The program included music of Gershwin, Copland, Shostakovich, and Rossini, among others. Special local musical guests composer/pianist Ben Maney and vocalist Yasameen Hoffman-Shahin were a highlight of the evening. The cocktail hour featured the whimsical paintings of artist Ocean Starr Cline, jazz from Mark Boling Trio, and a silent auction.
If you couldn’t attend but would like to make a donation, please visit our online donation page.
Ijams especially would like to thank the following sponsors for supporting the 2016 event:
Stephen and April Harris
Lenten Rose Sponsors
Ann Sartwell and Robby Moore
Special Thanks Also To
Jack Barlow and Diane Humphreys-Barlow
Paul and Pat Green
Elizabeth Tonkin and Dusty Tonkin
Tonia Turner and David Brace