Note from Michael Pettry

Dear friends of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, This will be my last blog entry on the staff of the Symphonic Choir, as today is my final day as Executive Director of this very special arts organization. These 14 years we have had together have been – and will always be – a highlight of my… Read More

Behind the Scenes: Gala Bel Canto

Yes, you likely know something about the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir’s annual Gala Bel Canto. It’s one of the best parties in the city. It raises just over 10% of the income needed for the entire season in just one night. It’s unique in that it includes not just a dinner and silent auction (like many… Read More

These are a few of my Favorite Things…

The Official Gala count down: 12 Days. In the spirit of Gala, I am sharing a few of the incredible silent auction items. In no particular order… here are the “Top 10 Gala Bel Canto Silent Auction Items:” Taos, New Mexico Southwestern Getaway Since 1899 Taos has been teeming with arts as one of the… Read More