2016 Autumn Benefit

Please join us for this special event
graciously hosted by Judith McCartin Scheide
celebrating the musical and culinary arts
of the Italian Baroque.

Saturday, October 8, 2016
The music begins at five o'clock

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Julianne Baird, soprano

The evening includes a theatrical entertainment
featuring soprano Julianne Baird,
actor Paul Hecht, and Dryden's chamber musicians

in music by Monteverdi, Uccellini, Corelli,
and the youthful Handel.

An Italian feast catered by Joss & Jules

and a silent auction will follow the concert.

The Dryden Ensemble's Musicians
Vita Wallace, violin
Jane McKinley, oboe
Lisa Terry, violoncello
Daniel Swenberg, lute & theorbo

Dryden's 2013 Garden Party hosted by the Scheides
Reservations required.
To receive a printed invitation to this special event,
please call 609-466-8541 or send an e-mail to:


Buy Benefit Tickets Online!
Guests may attend as Donors ($150 per person), Patrons ($250 per person),
or Benefactors ($500 per person). Just choose your level and click on "Add to Cart."
(You can change the number of tickets in the shopping cart.)
Autumn Benefit 2016
Note: All but $50 of each ticket is tax-deductible.
Funds raised will supplement ticket income to produce our chamber music series.
The Dryden Ensemble is a Not-for-Profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Contributions are fully deductible to the extent permitted by law. 
All benefit patrons and benefactors will be listed in future programs.
Carter van Dyke, President
Jack Tomlinson, Treasurer
Jane McKinley, Artistic Director
Peggy de Wolf
Charles Magee
Judith McCartin Scheide
Barbara Taylor 
The Dryden Ensemble
The Dryden Ensemble, a professional, non-profit chamber music ensemble,
specializes in music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
 played on period instruments in the stylistic conventions of the time.