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January 2016 - Houston

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ROCO's New Season Starts at ROCC What: River Oaks Chamber Orchestra Opening Concert and Gala. Where: Church of St. John the Divine and River Oaks Country Club. Who: Chair Mills Toomey; honoree Suzanne Lyons (fellow honorees Anne Carsey and Fran Sampson appeared via Livestream); guest maestro Andrés Cárdenes; ROCO founder/artistic director/ principal oboe Alecia Lawyer; executive director Eric Skelly; music devotees Leslie and Jack Blanton, Cora Bess Meyer, Mimi Lloyd, Jennifer and Benjamin Fink, Melissa and Mark Hobbs, and Patte and Paul Comstock. PC Moment: The kickoff to ROCO's 11th season included a performance and four- course seated dinner. The event honored Lyons, Carsey and Sampson for establishing a consortium of 50-plus philanthropists who underwrite five sponsored musician chairs. Matthew Ramirez DABFOTO CREATIVE/PAUL R. DAVIS Candace & Kevin Lyons David Spath & Suzanne LeFevre Andrés Cárdenes, Alecia Lawyer Honoree Suzanne Lyons Frank & Alice McWilliams Steve Toomey & chair Mills Toomey C A R O L P I P E R R U G S

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