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Thank you for attending the 2023 Gala Under the Stars and contributing to its resounding success. Click the button below to read the reflections on this memorable evening and see the photo gallery.

Date & Time

Saturday, August 5, 2023


  6pm - Cocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres

  7pm - Dinner

  7:30pm - Performances and Live Auction 

  9pm - Evening concludes

Our gala will be held off-site this year at:

  Saratoga Springs City Center

  522 Broadway

  Saratoga Springs, NY

An afterparty will also be offered until 11pm.


Cocktail chic: Women typically wear dresses or gowns, and men typically don suits. Color scheme is turquoise and silver.


Enjoy performances throughout the evening by students and faculty; dinner and drinks; live auction to fund LMC scholarships

All ticket sales are tax deductible minus the $150/person fair market value for food and beverage.

Meal choices include filet, salmon, or a vegetarian option.

Symphony Stars $4,000

  • Highest-priority seating for eight at dinner and concert 


Ensemble Stars  $2,000

  • High-priority seating for eight at dinner and concert


Duet Star $500

  • Priority seating for one at dinner and concert


Solo Star  $250

  • Single ticket to dinner and concert


There are several hotels in Saratoga Springs and the surrounding area, but rooms fill quickly. Please click on each of the following suggestions for booking information:

The Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs (located next to the Saratoga Springs City Center)

Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs

Hampton Inn & Suites, Saratoga Springs

The Lamplight Inn, Lake Luzerne

The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing

Weekend Events


4 pm         LMC Symphony Orchestra Concert
                     Shed Stage, LMC

                      Free (approx. 30 min) 
7:30 pm    Faculty Artist Series Concert

                     Jack Lawrence Performance Lodge, LMC

                     (approx. 90 min)


6 pm         Gala Under the Stars
                     Saratoga Springs City Center


1:30 pm     Piano Prelude and LMC Symphony Orchestra Concert
                      Shed Stage, LMC

                      Free (approx. 90 min)

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