"Wild About Austin"
Soirée is absolutely unique amongst Austin teen events: a tradition spanning over 40 years, it is the most well-known and anticipated event for Austin-area 9th and 10th graders, while always delivering the most up-to-the-minute entertainment trends for young people. A fundraiser benefiting the children’s education programs of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Soirée, hosted by the Women’s Symphony League of Austin, is held in honor of the season’s Belles & Beaux – the 10th graders being presented at the annual Jewel Ball. 9th and 10th graders from all over Central Texas are invited to attend Soirée.
Save the Date: September 21, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
This year’s much anticipated event features keynote speaker Tim Gunn from Project Runway!! You won't want to miss his remarks on current fashion trends and how to be fashionable at every age. Attendees will also be treated to a sneak peek look at the newest fall fashions with an informal modeling presentation by the prestigious Neiman Marcus!
On Saturday, September 22, 2018, the Women’s Symphony League of Austin will showcase its newest gem: The 2018 Jewel Ball – An Austin Tradition. With a history spanning over six decades, the Jewel Ball is truly the essential Austin Tradition, with families celebrating several generations of participation in this exquisite event. For Austin, the Jewel Ball represents the zenith of the social season, an evening of unmatched entertainment and elegance.
The Austin Symphony Youth Leadership Council (YLC) is an award-winning program that recognizes Austin area teens who share a commitment to learning about leadership and supporting the arts in Austin. Membership is open to all Austin area high school students in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades.
The Women’s Symphony League’s Mission
The Women’s Symphony League of Austin provides service and financial support for the Austin Symphony Orchestra and its programs, and offers educational opportunities for children and the community to further develop an appreciation of music.
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