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The La Jolla Music Society celebrated their 25th SummerFest gala August 20th, 2011 at the beautiful La Jolla home of patrons Joan and Irwin Jacobs. The gala is part of a month long series of music concerts and educational outreach programs.

This gala event was sold-out at 250 guests due in part to the unique venue. There was quite a wait list too.

Black tie attired guests arrived first for the reception. Champagne in flutes, signature cocktails in martini glasses, and a perfect Pacific sunset were served up to patrons.

Among the guests there were SummerFest 25th Anniversary Chair Dolly Woo and her husband Victor Woo, SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin and his wife Debbie Lin, La Jolla Music Society President and Artistic Director Christopher Beach, SummerFest Gala chairs Barbara Enberg (Barbara is the wife of sportscaster Dick Enberg) and Linda Howard, and SummerFest Gala consultant Margaret Stevens Grossman.

Gala Co-Chairs Barbara Enberg and Linda Howard


A superb concert followed the cocktail reception in the Jacobs’s multi-use concert hall.

Among the selections were Haydn’s Adagio from Violin Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. Vila:1 with Cho-Liang Lin on Violin, and the Éclat Quartet of Sonja Harasim and Xiaoxiao Qiang performing on violins, Zachary Carrettin performing on viola, and Lachezar Kostov performing on cello.

Other highlights included Shostakovich’s Three Duets for Two Violins and Piano with Cho-Liang Lin and Valerie Kim performing on violins, and Dominique Kim performing on piano. Yet another highlight was the Brazilian brothers Sergio and Odair Assad performing on their guitars. And they were a hit too!

Dinner with the artists followed poolside.

Catering creations by Campine included a seared striped seabass with artichoke relish with a dessert of sliced Fitzgerald Peach with pecans, caramel and fluffy cream.

The night continued with mini-cupcakes and coffee and dancing to a DJ.

Among those still there until late were Rita and Richard Atkinson, Jim Beyster, Brenda Baker and Steve Baum, Drs. Sevil and Johan Brahme, Marsha and Bill Chandler, Linda Chester and Dr. Kenneth Rind, Karen and Don Cohn, Wendy and Bill Brody, Valerie and Harry Cooper, Elaine and Dave Darwin, Bob and Bea Epsten, Olivia and Peter Farrell, Lael and Jay Kovtun, Sally Fuller, Gigi Fenley, and Colette and Ivor Royston.

More there included Sally and John Thornton, Mary Walshok, Lori and Bill Walton, he’s the basketball Hall of Famer, and Faye Wilson.

Tray passed party favors at the end included stick on mustaches….. Almost everyone got into the act. Harvey White got creative and used his to bridge a 'uni-brow."

There were quite a bevy of beauties who showed their inner fun while sporting a mustache....only Sheryl White was brave enough to be photographed with her temporary 'stache!'

All in all a superlative evening.

To learn more about the La Jolla Music Society, its events and its outreach programs, please visit www. .


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Susan and Richard Ulevitch with Katherine Kennedy aka KK!

Conrad Prebys (center) with Dr. Cristina Vasile, and Dr. Robert Weinreb, Director of the Shiley Eye Center

Guest with Peter Cooper

Martha Dennis with Joan Jacobs and Erika Torri

Erin and Peter Preuss Jr. with Peter Preuss!

Ivor and Colette Royston



Colette and Ivor Royston with Joan Jacobs

Ivor Royston with Bea and Bob Epsten

Scott Johnston with Colette Royston ** Barbara Enberg

Barbara Enberg in Nicole Miller strapless

La Jolla Music Society Board Chair Leigh Ryan with Debbie Turner

Elyssa Iancovici and Lucian Iancovici , Stacy Rosenberg, and Claire Reiss

Brenda Baker and Steve Baum

Javade Chaudhri of SDG&E ....the one person I could speak Swahili with at the party....

Kate Adams and Brenda Baker

Peter Farrell of ResMed

Peter Farrell with Claire Reiss, Pam Slater-Price is in the background in her favorite pink Zandra Rhodes

Michael Grossman with Bill and Marsha Chandler, and Peter Farrell

Susan Snotw with Christopher Beach

Pam Slater-Price and Hershell Price with Kate Adams

Barbara Enberg with Bea Epsten and Nina Doede

Leigh Ryan with Debbie Turner and Katherine Kennedy

Karen Cohn with Debbie Turner and Sheryl White

Debbie Turner with Bob Epsten and Conrad Prebys

Harry Cooper with Elaine Darwin

Above and Below, the sparkling gals Colette Royston and Valerie Cooper

Scott Johnston with Valerie Cooper

Jeanne Jones in Jordan with Don Breitenberg

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* Margo Schwab, MBA, more formally known as Margaret E. Schwab, has produced, written, interviewed and photographed for various media organizations since 1989. Schwab attended Holton Arms School, La Jolla Country Day School and La Jolla High School. Schwab has a B.A. from Scripps College, spent a business internship with S.A.I.C., Science Applications International Corporation, and earned a Masters of Business degree, M.B.A., from the University of San Diego by way of Claremont Graduate School . Schwab additionally took college courses from Harvard University, and Syracuse University. Schwab volunteers for numerous charity organizations. She also continues to support animal organizations and the prevention of people and animal abuse. Schwab is the editor and co-owner of The Social Diary.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston of The Social Diary Magazine are pleased to announce a partnerships with the San Diego Humane Society and SD METRO Magazine. They have also partnered with Country Friends and the San Diego American Heart Association and the Arthritis Foundation.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are both members of the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club (Margo Schwab since 1974) and both are now members of the University Club and its worldwide ClubCorp Compass Society. Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are Police Press credentialed by the Chief of Police, William Lansdowne.


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