Denver, CO, December 17, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Co-Sponsored by Zuma’s Rescue Ranch, Colorado Symphony, and Soul Makers, portions of all proceeds from the event will go to multiple charities, and to support the arts.
Art lovers, music enthusiasts, and fashionistas alike have their chance to celebrate this New Year’s Eve in an unforgettable manner. Hosted by Mondo Guerra, Project Runway All-Stars Winner, the evening will bring together the Colorado Symphony’s Concert Master Yumi Hwang-Williams, a quartet of Colorado Symphony musicians, Colorado’s hottest fashion designers including Hunter Helmstaedter, Gino Velardi, and Deedee Vicory, as well as Denver’s own DJ Live, making the New Year’s Eve Masquerade and Fashion Show the year’s hottest way to celebrate all the good that is to come. Featuring live performances, a fashion show, silent auction, and champagne toast at midnight, there is no better way to ring in 2016.
Sponsored by Soul Makers, a leader in over-the-top, high society events for a good cause, the New Year’s Eve Masquerade and Fashion Show will give back to the community while giving guests an unforgettable evening. Working in conjunction with the acclaimed Zuma’s Rescue Ranch, an animal sanctuary south of Denver for rescue horses and equine programs for at-risk youth, portions of the evening’s profits will go towards funding the ranch’s rescue efforts and educational programs. Additionally, all proceeds from the evening’s silent auctions, as well as portions of ticket sales will go to supporting Denver’s internationally-renowned Colorado Symphony. While guests will have the opportunity to rub elbows with celebrities and musicians at a once-in-a-lifetime VIP New Year’s event, they will be doing so for a great cause.
Ticket packages for the evening are available in two formats:
VIP Guests who purchase a VIP package at $150 will be treated to an open premium bar throughout the evening with the option of signature cocktails, live performances, hors d’oeuvres, and more. Additionally, a second level VIP lounge will be available, featuring unrestricted views of Denver’s skyline, top end wine and beer tastings, a champagne toast at midnight, and free parking. Early bird tickets are available for a limited time, at a special rate of $120.
General Admission Guests who purchase a General Admission ticket at $99 will have unlimited access to the open bar for the duration of the evening. Additionally, they will be treated to live performances and a champagne toast at midnight to ring in the New Year. Early bird tickets are available for a limited time, at a special rate of $75.
The New Year’s Eve Masquerade and Fashion Show will kick off with a fashion show hosted by Mondo Guerra, Project Runway All-Stars Winner, and by Fashion Denver founder, Brandi Shigley, in collaboration with Leon Designs and El Salon. Models provided by the Donna Baldwin Agency and Revolution Management will strut the runway, showing off apparel by acclaimed designers Mondo Guerra, Hunter Helmstaedter, Gino Velardi, and DeeDee Vicory. Throughout the evening, a variety of entertainment will be provided, including live musicians, an open dance floor, a live DJ, all centered around the Colorado Symphony musicians’ performances and live fashion show.
The Colorado Symphony Quartet will be led by Yumi Hwang-Williams, Concert Master for the Colorado Symphony and Professor of Violin at Denver University. Hwang-Williams will be accompanied by Judith McIntyre, fixed 3rd chair cellist for the Colorado Symphony, Mary Davis, fixed 3rd chair Violist for the Colorado Symphony, as well as David Lyon, violinist, and cofounder of Soul Makers. While the night may end on the dance floor, the quartet will offer an unforgettable performance, and an elegant take on the typically overthet-op New Year’s Eve celebration. Following the evening’s fashion, Hwang-Williams’ attire will be provided by Mondo Guerra, winner of Project Runway All-Stars, and owner of his own eponymous line of fashion and accessories.
The New Year’s Eve Masquerade and Fashion Show will take place at Atrium Denver, located at 2055 S. Oneida Street. With fashion and masquerade at the forefront of the evening’s themes, guests are encouraged to wear their favorite ballstyle mask, in addition to their best cocktail attire. Space at the event is limited to 500 people, and ticket sales have already opened.
Notes To Editors
This will be the first time the Colorado Symphony has been involved with a Live Fashion Show. This event will target a new demographic for the Colorado Symphony, and collaborate with a new industry altogether. This will also be a first for the involved fashion designers, including Project Runway All-Stars Winner, Mondo Guerrra. The New Year’s Masquerade & Fashion Show is the premier event introducing this fusion of High Fashion and Fine Arts in Denver.
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