Ventura Music Festival
Special Events

Opening Night Gala

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Ventura Beach Marriott
2055 East Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA

$100 per person

Ventura Music Festival’s 2013 season opening event included fine cuisine, awards, and music by jazz group “Coda.” Gala guests included Eldar Djangirov, who performed a full-length solo jazz piano concert on Friday, May 3. The festivities helped celebrate nineteen years of the best music in the world!

Call 805-648-3146 for tickets and reservations.

Here are pictures from our 2011 Opening Night Gala!
























Photos by Derek Gulden

VMF logo art

WE SALUTE OUR
2017 Festival Sponsors

HEADLINER
Anonymous

IMPRESARIO
Julia Campbell & Ben Namba
Freddie & Al Contarino
Janet & Mark Goldenson
Hammer-Hewson Associates
and Shirley & Steve Simms
Jordan Laby
Barbara Meister

PLATINUM SPONSORS
Dr. Peter Cannon
City of Ventura
Celine Gillibrand for P.W. Gillibrand Co.
Montecito Bank & Trust
Schwab Charitable Fund
Smith-Hobson Fund
Miriam Wille

GOLD SPONSORS
Gloisten Family Charitable Foundation
Pierpont Racquet Club

SILVER SPONSORS
E.J. Harrison & Sons
Joseph P. Reardon Funeral
Home & Cremation Service

Limoneira & Limco Del Mar
Rabobank

BRONZE SPONSORS
Aera Energy LLC
(for Music in the Schools)
Arianna Ashkar, Brett Ashkar,
John Ashkar & Family

Community Memorial Health System
Halter-Encinas Enterprises
Dr. Richard & Lori Reisman