2009 Gala Banquet

The 14th Annual NOA Legacy Gala Banquet

Saturday, January 10, 2009
The Potomac Ballroom

6:15 PM  Cocktail Reception

Music by the George Mason University Jazz Ensemble

7:00 PM  Vocal Competition Winners Concert

Introduced by Barbara Hill Moore and Curtis Rayam

7:30 PM  Welcome

Marni Nixon, Mistress of Ceremonies


Robert Hansen, Executive Director of NOA


Dinner Music by George Mason University String Quartet
Presentation of Awards

Lift Every Voice Legacy Awards

Robert Owens
Presented by Gail Robinson -Oturu

Luther Saxon
Presented by Barbara Hill Moore

National Opera Association Lifetime Achievement Awards

Marilyn Horne
Presented by George Shirley

Evelyn Lear
Presented by Ryan Edwards

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