2012 Diva Impresario Awards

(l. to r.) Douglas Evans, Louise Harms, Irvin Lippman, Dr. Gloria Kline, David Melin, Rebecca Spinale, Eric Koskoff (Tiffany Photgraphy)

The Opera Society Diva Impresario Awards Luncheon will take place on February 23, 2012 at the Panorama Room Pier Sixty Six Hyatt Regency. The following Honorees will be recognized for their outstanding leadership, generosity and support of Florida Grand Opera and the cultural community of South Florida:

GRAND DIVA Dr. Gloria Kline: Past President, The Opera Society, Past Treasurer, The Opera Society

Diva A. Louise Harms: President, The Guild of Florida Grand Opera; Sponsor, Florida Grand Opera Young Artist Daniel Shirley

Impresario Douglas Evans: General Manager, Classical South Florida, 89.7 FM

Impresario Eric Koskoff: Second Vice Membership, Membership, The Opera Society several terms

Impresario Irvin Lippman: Executive Director, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University

Impresario David Melin: Board of Directors, Florida Grand Opera

Diva Rebecca Spinale: President, Young Patronesses of the Opera

The following individuals have volunteered to serve on the Diva Committees. We welcome new volunteers to help. If you wish to volunteer for any of our committees, please contact Carol Frei.

Event Founder: Barbara Copanos

Chair: Carol Frei

Advisors: Linda Balent and Barbara Copanos

Diva Selection Committee: Barbara Copanos, Linda Balent

Young Artist Program: Barbara Copanos

Underwriting Chairman: Roger Hinkley, Tracy Roloff

Hostess Chair: Helena Caplan

Liaison Chair: Gloria Kline

Decorations: Party Deco, Inc (Ralph Stivali)

Reservations: Barbara Parent

Invitations: Linda Balent

Awards: Barbara Copanos

Favors: Robert Trate

Journal: Joyce Walker, Linda Grabowski

Journal Ads: Carol Frei

Journal Biographies: Gloria Kline

Raffles: Eric Koskoff

Silent Auction: Ruth Molina

Jewelry Boutique: Maria Salgado

Handbag Boutique: Designer Discount

Video Program: David Yuen, Justin Moss

Mystery Music: Linda Grabowski, Justin Moss

We look forward to seeing everyone at the luncheon to celebrate these outstanding individuals who are our friends!!! Please help with underwriting or volunteer on one of our committees or volunteer a silent auction prize! Raffle tickets will arrive in the mail soon for purchase before (as well as during) the luncheon!!

(Front) Carol Frei, Barbara Copanos, (Back) Linda Balent, Helena Caplan (Tiffany Photography)

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