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The WGBY Masterpiece Ball
made possible by:



















Mole Hollow Candles









Evening's Schedule

6pm Social Hour; Tea and Cocktails
Silent Auction Opens

7pm Five-course period dinner (See Chef Mick Corduff Talk About the Menu)

7:30-10pm Dance to British and American period music with the Masterpiece Ballroom Orchestra under the direction of Jeffery Holmes
or traditional Highlands Celtic dance music with the Ghillies Dance ensemble featuring Kitchen Party with Katherine First in the Southampton Room



















8pm Exhibition dance demonstrations.

Thank you to the Vintage Dance Society for demonstrating period dance at the Masterpiece Ball and to the Country Dance and Song Society for making their performance possible.
(Watch a Connecting Point segment featuring the Vintage Dance Society)


8:30pm Historic Fashion and Lifestyle Commentary, Costume Contest

9:30pm Dessert and coffee

10:30pm* Advance screening of Downton Abbey, Episode 1, Season 4 (first hour only)

Thank you for joining us to benefit WGBY. Don't forget to visit & bid at the auction take a chance on the rafflestake time during the event to get your picture taken by Randi Schenkman. Enjoy the displays and activities of the evening!

*Advance screening at 10:30pm is free and open to the public – no purchase necessary.

Downton Abbey, Season 4 premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014, at 9pm on WGBY.

A special thank you to Durocher Florist.


Composer, arranger, performer and educator Jeffrey W. Holmes is Professor of Music and Director of Jazz & African-American Music Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Holmes received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Eastman School of Music. He is a nationally published and commissioned composer/arranger and multiple recipient of National Endowment For The Arts Jazz Composition Grants. Holmes has written music for John Abercrombie, The Big Apple Circus, Ernie Watts, Max Roach, Yusef Lateef, Doc Severinsen, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, as well as numerous works for military, college, high school/junior high school jazz, concert and marching ensembles.