Our major annual fundraiser, “Hearts for the Arts” benefits the extensive community-wide educational and artistic programs that your Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra brings to 30,000+ children in Southeast Michigan.
Bob and Julie Gates are our honorary chairs.
Whether you have been a long-time concert-goer or simply want to support music education in our community, please join us for a fun-filled evening. The night begins with an elegant champagne reception, high-value raffle, enticing wine pull, and exclusive silent auction; then we will move to a gourmet dinner and conclude with an exciting live auction led by a new celebrity auctioneer, U-M Voice Department Chair Stephen West.
Champagne Reception • Elegant Dinner • Live and Silent Auctions
Auction highlights include trips to Spain, Jordan, Colorado, and New York City
Lewis Jewelers, Wine Pull and Dining Raffles
You can get an early glimpse at the raffles and items to be auctioned in the 2017 auction catalog .
If you are unable to attend we offer you an opportunity to place an absentee bid on your favorite items. Please consult this absentee bidding info table for minimum bids on the items, and then fill out this form to place your bid. Absentee bids will be accepted until Friday, February 10 at 2 pm. We will contact you next week if you are the winner on any of your items.