Save the Date!

Diamond Anniversary Ball

Coming to Hotel Roanoke in April 2014, the Diamond Anniversary Ball is a black-tie event with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, celebrating 60 years of the RSO!

You'll enjoy cocktails, multi-course gourmet dinner and exceptional wines. $250 per person, including valet parking and open bar.

Diamond Anniversary Ball
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Cocktails begin at 7 p.m.
Dinner & Dancing at 8 p.m.
Roanoke Ballroom at Hotel Roanoke
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
David Stewart Wiley, conductor

Call to reserve: 540.343.9127

Going to The Anniversary Ball?

Thank you for joining us for the 2014 Symphony Ball! We know you will enjoy this very special evening, and wanted you to have this information to assist in your planning.


Dance Lessons
Our partners at Arthur Murray are offering one free, private dance lesson and, if you wish to continue with instruction, you'll receive a discount off the price of your first dance course as well! Call them at 540-774-1900 to reserve a lesson today.

Gowns & Tuxedos
• Davidsons (412 South Jefferson Street or Grand Pavilion, 4235 Electric Road) will give a $50 donation to the RSO and a $50 discount for each tuxedo purchased in the month of March.
• Brides House (5325 Peters Creek Road) is offering a discount on formal dresses and a special on tuxedo rental. Must mention it is for the Symphony Ball.
• Frances Kahn (Grand Pavilion, 4235 Electric Road) is offering special prices on gown purchases and will make a donation to the RSO for each gown purchased for the Ball during the month of March.

Hotel Rooms
Hotel Roanoke is offering hotel rooms for the night of the ball for $119. Make your reservation by March 5 to ensure a room. After that date rooms will be sold based on availability. Specifically ask for the Roanoke Symphony Ball special. If you would like to be seated with someone specific, please call Caroline Ellison at: 540-343-9127 or email her at: by March 31.


See also our Live Auction information.

We will provide complimentary Valet Parking at the Wells Avenue entrance to the Hotel Roanoke Conference Center. When you arrive, volunteers will welcome you and provide you with your table number. If you have made reservations to stay the night at Hotel Roanoke be sure to let them know you are attending the RSO Ball when you arrive - this will assure that you receive complimentary valet parking.

No physical entrance tickets are issued. You will check-in and receive table assignments by name.
• 7 p.m. Cocktail hour with light hors d'oeuvres and open bar.
• 8 p.m. Seating in the main ballroom for a four-course gourmet meal.
• 9 p.m. - 11:45 p.m. The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra will be providing music and entertainment throughout the evening. Dancing is encouraged!
• 10:15 p.m. Live Auction with WSLS Anchor John Carlin

Kevin Hurley Photography will be available to photograph guests throughout the evening.

We look forward to seeing you at the 60th Anniversary Ball!
Drs. Nancy and Kevin Dye
Chairs, Anniversary Ball Committee

P.S. If you have purchased a table, please let us know the names and addresses of your guests and we will provide them with this information. If you have any questions regarding the Ball, please contact Caroline Ellison at: 540-343-9127 or

See also our Live Auction information.

Box Office Information

View information for box office inquiries or questions about booking.


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