Black & White Gala: A Huge Success!

On Saturday, February 5, Opera Idaho hosted its biggest fundraiser of the year at The Grove Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. The event was a resounding success raising $89,575 in net revenue! 

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

A big thank you to our volunteers on the the special events committee: Janny Wing (Chair), Elaine Crawford, Carla Fromm (Vice-Chair), Gizella O’Neil, and Pamela Thomas. Thank you as well to our other volunteers: Benjamin Arroyo, Abygail Ballantyne, Heather Ballantyne, Moriya Ballantyne, Willis Carr, Bonnie Salewski, and Kryston Velarde. Thank you to our Emerging Artists Victoria Esposito, Sable Strout, Patrick Starke, and Jack Canfield for their performances and Betsi Hodges for her masterful accompanying. 

We’d also like to thank all the attendees and donors that evening. You are the reason we exist, and we thank you all for your part in making Opera Idaho the incredible organization that it is. Hope to see you next year!

Save the Date

February 18, 2023
The Grove Hotel