1. The 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball, Philadelphia’s premier annual white-tie gala, celebrated the Academy of Music’s birthday on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra along with special guest Helen Mirren, dazzled attendees during the concert. It was a spectacular evening of music, dining, and dancing. The white-tie event began with an Open House reception before the Anniversary Concert at the Academy of Music. The Ball including dinner and dancing to the music of six bands followed at the Hyatt at the Bellevue Hotel. Proceeds contribute to the restoration and preservation of The Academy of Music, a national historic landmark. (From left) Jen Shacklett, Courtney Lawless, Kristen Hartz, Nicole Buggie, Jen Imperato, Meeghan Mullin, Lanette Andrews and Megan Means paused for a photo with Academy Ball 2019 co-chair Sarah Marshall (center).
3. Scott and Lori Franzke joined Academy Ball co-chair Jack Ginter and his wife Katie.
5. Matt and Chuck Lentz chatted with Stacey Kracher and Brandon Morrison.
6. Tom and Pat Campbell, Gayle Teti, Chris Annas, Joanne Berwind, Jessica Annas and Matt Tiagwad.
8. Molly and Steven Martorelli and Melissa and Daniel Carey.
9. Michelle Lamm, Tim Seitz, Bob Wexler and Melissa Leonard.
10. Christine and Brian Lobley, Sheila Hess, and Steve and Simone Fera.
13. Helen Anne and Gary Lasher and Tom and Linda McCarthy.
15. Georgiana Noll, Hope and Tony Gay, Shelly Power, Eric Noll and Marty Power.
16. Blythe Tarbox, Casey Anne Satell, Julie March and Lynn Devereux.
17. Liz and Steve Savitz, Marla Maistrow, Peter Loevy and Stephanie Brandow and Dr. Kurt Brandow.
19. Kristen Coyne, Alyssa Lott, Allison Smith, Ellie Lewis and Katie Barnes.
20. Jeff and Sheryl Bartos, Jim and Michelle Schultz and Shelly Preate.
21. Gina and Wil Naylor and Peter and Celeste Madden.
22. Gretchen and John Piasecki, Claudia Von Bismarck and Frank Piasecki.
25. Tricia and Scott Mackay and Betsy and Jake Ramage.
29. Danica and John Cialone and Priyanka and Rohit Gupta.
32. Leonard Buckley, Nikki Boston and Jim and Joanne McSwigan.
34. Joe and Robin Metarchik and Amy and Joe Frick.
36. Greg and Karen Basile chatted with Meghan Chorin, Stacey Brand and Anne Baquez.