The Young New Yorkers for the Philharmonic Winter Benefit took place on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at a private New York City club. Sarah Jane Gibbons, Chair of the Young New Yorkers for the Philharmonic, welcomed guests who enjoyed a chamber music performance by three New York Philharmonic musicians: violinist Na Sun, Assistant Principal viola Cong Wu, and cellist Patrick Jee. The performance was followed by a seated dinner and dancing.
Proceeds from the event help support the Philharmonic’s education and public programs. Benefit Committee Co-Chairs were Sarah Jane and Trevor Gibbons, Justin R. Kush, Stefan Nowicki, and Spencer L. Reames.
The Lerner Children’s Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery hosted the Waves of Fun Festival on Saturday, December 1, 2018 raising over $1.2 million to support pediatric care and research.
Guests and their children enjoyed an afternoon of entertainment, activities, and special tours of National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey in Times Square, NYC.
Hosted by the HSS Pediatric Council, the event was co-chaired by Kate Doerge, Daniel W. Green, MD, and Brenda Green, and Monica Keany.
Photographs by Linsley Lindekens (NY Philharmonic); Don Pollard & Ryan Brown (HSS)