Our deepest thanks to all who attended Astral’s 30th Anniversary Celebration, on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at the Union League of Philadelphia.

We also express our gratitude for Astral’s most beloved Laureates including guitarist Jason Vieaux, pianists Simone Dinnerstein and Natalie Zhu, violinist Eunice Kim, flutist Mimi Stillman, clarinetist Igor Begelman and soprano Karen Slack, who performed at the event celebrating the 30-year legacy of Astral’s Founder Vera Wilson while looking forward to Astral’s continued mission of developing the future leaders of classical music. 

Credit: P. Checchia

30th Anniversary Celebration Co-Chairs

James B. & Keith R. Straw 
John & Brenda Wright 

Visionary Sponsors

James B. & Keith R. Straw 

Big Bang Sponsors

Eric & Lynn Henson
John & Brenda Wright

Cosmos Sponsors

Catherine M. Cahill
Paul H.L. Chou
Lt. Col. & Mrs. Dwight R. McGhee, USAF (Ret.)
Susan Mucciarone
Chris Rinaldi & Brian Powers
William Schaefer & Diane Umbenhauer
Mark N. Steinberger & Ann C. Lebowitz

Galaxy Sponsors

Susan & Richard Huffman
Jana M. Mossey
Fred Snitzer
Thomas Vernon & Patricia West

Constellation Sponsors

Lisa & Michael Aronson
Peter Benoliel & Willo Carey
DeDe & Tony Brown
Peter & Miriam Burwasser
Joan Chait
Joan & William Goldstein
Kate Hall
Dr. Sherman N. Leis
William A. Loeb
Howard Magen
Christopher B. Merritt
Dr. Laura Picciano
Peter Schoenbach & Anne Tobey
Jonne & Corey Smith
Lourdes Starr-Demers
Radclyffe & Maria Thompson
Lou & Cecile Vilardo
R.J. Wallner
Elizabeth Warshawer
Vera & Murray Wilson
David Wolfsohn & Alexandra Gignoux
Natalie Zhu

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