Welcome to 2020!

A new decade calls for some new musical fun!

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WHILE OUR MUSICIANS ARE TAKING A MUCH-DESERVED BREAK,

WE HAVE A FUN CHALLENGE FOR YOU

to start out a new decade

of amazing musical archaeology...

...YOU can choose a composer for our 2020 Season!!!


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Who will be the winning composer?????

We need YOU to help us decide!!!

BE THE WINNER!!!

FAVORITE COMPOSERS OF 2019
CPE Bach
JS Bach
A.Bembo
F. Caccini
F. Cavalli
A. Corelli
J. Dowland
D. Gabrielli
GF Haendel
F. Haydn
J. Hasse
E. Jacquet de la Guerre
G. Kapsberger
M. Lambert


G. Lampugnani
I. Leonarda
A. Marcello
B. Marcello
T. Merula
C. Monteverdi
H. Purcell
A. Scarlatti
D. Scarlatti
B. Strozzi
M. Uccellini
A. Vivaldi
W. Von Bayreuth


How does it work??

Easy!

Send us the name of your favorite composer from the list above, and your bid to win the concert auction. We will choose the winning bids for the top 3 composers and dedicate a program to them during our 2020 season, with a huge shout-out to you!!!

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

Just think, in 2020, you could walk into a VMP concert to hear music by the composer YOU chose, in a concert named for you!!!

PRIZES and BENEFITS:
For the 3 winning bids:
  • Concert dedicated to your chosen composer
  • Your input on the name of the concert (i.e. "In memory of..." or "The Mr. and Mrs. John Smith Concert of...")
  • Verbally recognized in opening and closing remarks at the concert
  • Special thank-you in the program and program notes, and on our website and publicity materials
  • 4 free tickets to the concert you won
  • The first copies of VMP's new CD, due out in Spring 2020, autographed by all the musicians
  • Your name next to the title of the concert you won on our website and all publicity materials
  • A great tax deduction
For non-winning bids:
  • A signature VMP tote bag and a copy of our new CD, due out in Spring 2020
  • Names on a special list of auction participants in our 2020 Season Program
  • Credit for 2 tickets to any concert during our 2020 Season
  • A great tax deduction
All bids will go to support our programming for 2020, our excellent musicians, musical archaeology, and of course helping fund the restoration of the manuscripts damaged in the flooding in Venice that continues to plague us still.

Contest description:

Minimum starting bid is $100, which can be increased in minimum increments of $50 (or more!) as the auction progresses. It is all tax-deductible through Friends of Venice Music Project, our US 501c3 non-profit support organization, or through our UK-based non-profit structure.

Bidding will close at Midnight in Venice on

SUNDAY, 19 JANUARY!!


We will update you on the status of your bid as competing bids come in, to let you know if you are in the lead.

Just send an email to us at info@venicemusicproject.it with the name of your favorite composer from our list and your bid.

Shhhhh silent auction!!!

We will announce the lucky winners by 25 January, so get your bids in soon!!

GOOD LUCK!!!!!

If you prefer to help us with a tax-deductible gift through the UK or US non-profits, please go to How to support our work and follow the instructions. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!

2020 is shaping up to be our best year ever, and YOU can be a big part of that!

Thank you so much and Happy 2020 to all!!!

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2020 Calendar ♪♫♬

Coming soon...for news about our recent USA tour and updates on our 2020 season visit our homepage.

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Can't make it to one of our concerts?
Please consider joining Friends of Venice Music Project, thereby supporting us in our season and our efforts to help fund the restoration of the historical and beautiful settings we perform in. You can support us by sharing our initiative with friends and family and by making a donation. Any donation, even a small contribution, will help us achieve our goals!
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Venice Music Project is a 501(c)3 organization (Tax Identification Number: 47-2306591), your contribution toward our work is tax deductible in the US to the full extent of the law.

To contact us for more info:

info@venicemusicproject.it
+393457911948
www.venicemusicproject.it

And remember...

We will Ba-ROCK you!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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