Annual CRESCENDO Gala 2020

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the 2020 CRESCENDO Gala will be replaced by an online action and paddle raise on April 3rd.  Watch this page for more information! 

7th Annual Gala | Friday, April 3, 2020

5:30 pm cocktails and silent auction | 7 pm dinner and live auction

Castaway | 1900 NW 18th Avenue in Portland

This year’s theme, Standing for Impact, celebrates the capacity for innovation and imagination in our community.

Celebrate with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony community as a sponsor, donor, or guest.

Musical performances by MYS students and special guests

cocktails | appetizers | plated dinners
Crescendo Honors | wine wall | silent and live auctions

Individual tickets $145 | Table of 8 $1100 | Table of 10 $1250


Passed Appetizers
Serrano Ham Wrapped Asparagus Tips with Meyer Lemon Aioli (GF, DF)
Smoked Chicken and Fontina Croquettes with Green Herb Aioli
Persian Cucumber Cups with White Bean Puree, Crispy Chickpea, Pickled Carrot (Vegan, GF)
Frisée Salad with Herb and Shallot Whipped Goat Cheese, Spice Pickled Golden Beets, Dried Cherries, Spiced Pepitas, Champagne Vinaigrette (Veg, GF)
Entree Choices
Marinated, Spice Rubbed and Grilled Beef Tri-Tip, Alpine Cheese and Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes, Local Asparagus, Chimichurri and Demi-Glace (GF)
Seared Pave of Salmon, Wine Glazed Heirloom Carrots and Leeks, Mustard Green and Granny Smith Apple Salad, Beurre Blanc (GF)
Chickpea Crepe filled with Wild Mushrooms, Kale and Vegan Smoked Gouda, Heirloom Carrot and Red Cabbage Slaw, Olive Oil, Toasted Garlic and Lemon Dressing (Vegan, GF)
(Vegan dessert will be available)
Homemade Strawberry and Custard Roll Cake with Strawberry Glaze, Pie Dough Crumble, Rum-Vanilla Whipped Cream


If you are interested in partnering with MYS for our 2020 Gala, please review the Sponsorship Levelsfill out the Sponsorship Form, and we will get back to you.

Contact Diana Scoggins with any sponsorship questions.

Premiere Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

David Kerr Violin Shop

Silver Sponsors