A Night In Old Vienna : WPA Holds Magic Of Music Ball : 4.25.10

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Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Folks enjoyed a night of dancing and fun this past Friday night at WPA's Magic Of Music Ball held at Veritas. Click any photo to enlarge.
Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Folks enjoyed a night of dancing and fun this past Friday night at WPA's Magic Of Music Ball held at Veritas. Click any photo to enlarge.

Afton
Nelson County, Virginia

The night kicked off with a champagne reception & hors d’oeuvres as Wintergreen Performing Arts held its annual Magic Of Music Ball at Veritas Vineyard & Winery. This year’s theme was A Night In Old Vienna. Our Paul Purpura was there to grab shots at this year’s gala! The night continued with Grand March and Opening Ceremony along with dinner and wine pairings.

Click image above to see this year's exquisit menu.
Click image above to see this year's exquisit menu.
Don Burland, President of Wintergreen Performing Arts, talks about the night's upcoming live auction.
Don Burland, President of Wintergreen Performing Arts, talks about the night's upcoming live auction.

con brio! had the crowd dancing to “Viennese waltzes, slow waltzes, Latin standards, and a generous collection of music from the swing era as well as melodies from Broadway and the ever-popular movies,” as they state on their website.

James Muncey conducts the live auction which was followed by a Viennese dessert buffet.
James Muncey conducts the live auction which was followed by a Viennese dessert buffet.

The Magic of Music Ball is one of the annual spring events that precedes the highly popular Wintergreen Summer Music Festival that kicks off in July.

Larry Alan Smith, Artistic and Executive Director of WPA at Friday night's ball.
Larry Alan Smith, Artistic and Executive Director of WPA at Friday night's ball.

See you at many more of the events to come this year!

Wintergreen Performing Arts on the web: wintergreenperformingarts.org

2 COMMENTS

  1. Hey NCL,
    I was hoping to see pictures of people dancing and their beautiful gowns. Any pictures taken?
    The menu looked delicious as well!
    Thanks, Lori

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