Spring Event


Saturday, April 1, 2017
6:30 PM

The Houston Racquet Club
10709 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77024

Glen Rosenbaum, Honoree

Gwyneth Campbell and Marcheta Leighton-Beasley, Event Co-Chairs

The Houston Grand Opera Guild invites you to spend the evening at THE BEST LITTLE SERAGLIO IN TEXAS for our annual Spring Event. Please join us in honoring Glen Rosenbaum for his generous support of the Guild. Succumb to an evening of pleasures! We will entertain you with cocktails, a seated dinner, musical entertainment from our fabulous HGO Studio Artists, casino gaming, and a silent auction filled with enticing items.

We encourage you to join in the revels, but if you are not able to join us in person, we sincerely hope you will support the Guild and its important work by making a 100% tax deductible donation. We also hope you will spread the word about this event so that our Seraglio is fully booked!

Your participation is this event will further the goals and projects of the Houston Grand Opera Guild. The Houston Grand Opera Guild is nationally recognized for its educational outreach programs for students, adults, and artists. Our mission is to promote suitable opportunities for the advancement of musical culture and to instill, through education and performances, the traditions of opera and musical theater in the general public.

For more information or questions contact Gwyneth Campbell at 713/885-5024 or gcampbell@css-firm.com or Marcheta Leighton-Beasley at 281/589-2880 or mlbeasley51@gmail.com.

Single Tickets

  • $500 “Sultana” ($2,500 casino scrip)

  • $250 “Favorite” ($1,000 casino scrip)

  • $150 “Belly Dancer” ($500 casino scrip)

Tables of 10

  • $5000 “Orient Express” ($30,000 casino scrip, two tickets to HGO dress rehearsal for Abduction from the Seraglio, and invitation to Abduction Guild cast reception, table photos)

  • $2500 “Turkish Delight” ($15,000 casino scrip, invitation to Abduction from the Seraglio Guild cast reception, table photos)

  • $1500 “Pasha’s Pleasure” ($7,500 casino scrip, table photos)

(The fair market value is $90 per person.)

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • $1000 Event Underwriter

  • $500 Entertainment Underwriter

  • $300 Casino Underwriter

  • $175 Studio Artist Underwriter

  • Make a Donation to the Guild Studio Alumni Fund

To register online, use our On-Line Registration Form.

To register by mail, download the Registration Form, and mail to Pat Carnes, 5238 Lymbar, Houston, TX 77096.

All proceeds from THE BEST LITTLE SERAGLIO IN TEXAS support the nationally acclaimed education events and community programs of Houston Grand Opera, as well as the Houston Grand Opera Studio.

Please visit our Scrapbook for photos from the 2016 Spring Event.