April 2016 – A Tribute to Ruth Eliel

Ruth Eliel

Please join us for

A Tribute to Ruth Eliel

Arts Advocate — Foundation Leader — Mentor — Friend and a much-beloved member of the Los Angeles arts community.

Honoring her leadership in the arts upon her retirement from The Colburn Foundation

Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm

In the beautiful Venice home of hosts Cynthia Boxrud and Scott Powell

Ruth is a much-beloved member of the Los Angeles non-profit community. After 14 years in the banking sector, she entered the field of arts management in 1991 as the managing director of the Lewitzky Dance Company. She served as Executive Director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for nearly ten years and recently ended her tenure as Executive Director of the Colburn Foundation, where she spent over seven years. She is a nationally recognized leader in arts management and a revered mentor to other national leaders in arts and education.


Pianist Gloria Cheng premieres Route 33 by Los Angeles composer Gernot Wolfgang

Soprano Elissa Johnston with Los Angeles composer and pianist Vicki Ray perform Ray’s The Four Elements.

Surprise Guest Artists!


Robert Attiyeh (Board of Directors, the Colburn Foundation)

Tony Brown (Executive Director, Heart of Los Angeles – HOLA)

Gail Eichenthal (Executive Producer and Host, KUSC)

Andrea Laguni (former Executive Director, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra)

Donation ticket

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$250 per person

Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Hear Now Music Festival is a 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation.

Tickets are no longer available for this event.