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COUDERT INSTITUTE 2023 GALA AT THE BREAKERS

Featuring Jazz Pianist MATTHEW WHITAKER

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COUDERT INSTITUTE 2023 GALA AT THE BREAKERS
COUDERT INSTITUTE 2023 GALA AT THE BREAKERS

Time & Location

Feb 09, 2023, 6:00 PM

The Breakers Palm Beach, 1 S County Rd, Palm Beach, FL 33480, USA

About the Event

MATTHEW WHITAKER is an American jazz pianist. Blind since birth, he has performed at venues including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and the Apollo Theater, where, at 10, he was the opening performer for Stevie Wonder induction into the Apollo Theater's Hall of Fame.  We are delighted to host The Matthew Whitaker Quinte for a very special evening at The Breakers Palm Beach.  Please join us as we celebrate the season, and the Coudert Institute's ongoing mission to  stimulate meaningful change through creative and enlightened programming!

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

JUPITER GIANT $15,000, INCLUDES 2 PREMIER TABLES OF 8 AT GALA

SATURN RING $10,000, INCLUDES 1 PREMIER TABLE OF 8 AT GALA

VENUS STAR $6,000, INCLUDES 1 TABLE OF 8 AT GALA

MARS RED $2,500 INCLUDES, 1 SEAT AT DIRECTORS TABLE AT GALA

INDIVIDUAL GALA TICKETS $600

UNDERWRITING LEVELS

DINNER SPONSOR $10,000, INCLUDES 1 PREMIER TABLE OF 8 AT GALA

MUSICIAN SPONSOR $10,000, INCLUDES 1 PREMIER TABLE OF 8 AT GALA

INVITATION SPONSOR $6,000, INCLUDES 1 PREFERRED TABLE OF 8 AT GALA

DECOR SPONSOR $6,000, INCLUDES 1 PREFERRED TABLE OF 8 AT GALA

COCKTAIL HOUR SPONSOR $5,000, INCLUDES 1 PREFERRED TABLE OF 8 AT GALA

WINE SPONSOR $4,000, INCLUDES 6 SEATS AT PREFERRED TABLE AT GALA

PROGRAM SPONSOR $3,000, INCLUDES 4 SEATS AT PREFERRED TABLE AT GALA

RESERVE TODAY AT 561.659.6161

All sponsorship and underwriting levels received by January 6 will receive special recognition in the Gala program.

MATTHEW WHITAKER has toured both here in the US and abroad, performing on world-renowned stages, including Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, and Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC; SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco; the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC; The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Monterey Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, Playboy Jazz Festival, Telluride Jazz Festival and at international venues in France, Italy, Germany, Indonesia, UK, Australia, Switzerland, Portugal, Japan, Spain, Morocco, and South Korea.​

In 2010 Matthew was invited to perform at Stevie Wonder’s induction into the Apollo Theater’s Hall of Fame where he was the winning participant in the “Child Stars of Tomorrow” competition, as part of Amateur Night at the Apollo. A year later, at just 10 years old, he . He returned to the Apollo for FOX TV’s revival of Showtime at the Apollo in 2016, where he won the audience over with his rendition of Stevie Wonder’s classic “I Wish.”  Matthew has been on national and international radio and television, which includes the Today Show documentary series "Boys Changing the World," Harry Connick Jr Show an appearance on the syndicated TV talk show Ellen and a segment on the most-watched news magazine on television 60 Minutes

2019 & 2020, Winner of the ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composers Award for his original compositions “Emotions & Underground!"

Tickets

  • SPONSOR A STUDENT

    This gift ticket includes admission (for one local student) to attend the gala dinner and the Matthew Whitaker Quintet performance.

    $600.00

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