Music Conservatory of Westchester's Eighth Annual Golf & Tennis Classic Tees Off May 18th

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The Music Conservatory of Westchester will hold its eighth annual Golf & Tennis Classic on Monday, May 18, 2009 at the Whippoorwill Club in Armonk, NY. Last year, sixty-eight golfers teed off and thirteen tennis players took the court, raising $70,000 for Conservatory scholarships and tuition assistance.

The Music Conservatory of Westchester will hold its eighth annual Golf & Tennis Classic on Monday, May 18, 2009 at the Whippoorwill Club in Armonk, NY. Last year, sixty-eight golfers teed off and thirteen tennis players took the court, raising $70,000 for Conservatory scholarships and tuition assistance.

The Golf & Tennis Classic commences at 10:00 a.m. with registration and barbecue lunch, followed by a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start for the golfers and a round-robin tennis tournament at 1:00 p.m. A cocktail reception and live auction begin at 5:30 p.m.; dinner and awards are at 6:30 p.m. Live entertainment will be provided by the Hudson River Jazz Coalition.

"We are very grateful to our community for their continued support," said Dr. Aaron Flagg, Executive Director, Music Conservatory of Westchester. "Participating in or sponsoring the Golf & Tennis Classic is a great way to have fun while contributing to a worthy cause. Proceeds from this event will help area youth pursue their passion in the performing arts, regardless of financial means."

Dinner tickets are $150 per person; $250 per couple. Individual gofers are $650; $350 per tennis player. Sponsorships and journal advertisements are available. There will be an online auction at mcw.cmarket.com from May 1 to May 20, 2009. Select items will be featured in a live auction during the awards dinner. For further information or to make a reservation, please contact Christine Meyer at (914) 761-3900 ext. 106 or chris (at) musiced (dot) org.

The Golf & Tennis Classic is co-chaired by Patricia Bottomley of Larchmont, Mack Cunningham of Rye, Terry J. Feldman of Bedford Hills, Dr. Aaron Flagg, MCW Executive Director, of Riverdale, and Lee Lasberg of Ridgefield. Committee members include Harry Bright of White Plains, Maren Hexter of Armonk, Larry Keiser of West Harrison, Chris Meyer of Bedford, and Amanda Schick of Yorktown.

The Music Conservatory of Westchester is located at 216 Central Avenue in White Plains, NY. Registration is always open and financial assistance is available for qualifying students. They can be reached at (914) 761-3900 or by visiting http://www.musicconservatory.org. Follow the Conservatory on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

About the Music Conservatory of Westchester
Founded in 1929, the Music Conservatory of Westchester (http://www.musicconservatory.org) is a non-profit community school of the arts, providing music, musical theatre education, and music therapy for people of all ages and abilities. The Conservatory's 36,000-square-foot facility in White Plains offers a Recital Hall and 43 acoustically designed classrooms and teaching studios. Their comprehensive programs, which serve 3,700 students annually, include performing ensembles, musicianship classes, student performances, master classes, workshops, and more. All students receive free admission to the Conservatory's annual series of faculty recitals and children's concerts. Last year, the Conservatory awarded $108,000 in scholarship support to more than 100 of its students. The Conservatory is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, a member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, and is one of only 19 non-degree granting institutions in the country to be fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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