Viva la Musica Auction (All) Review all auction items here Bid at the concert
White matting with black frames, approx 12" by 18" each. Can be purchased in groups of three, six, or nine. Value: $150 for 3, $300 for 6 or $450 for all 9. 17. A grouping of nine colorful and intriguing modern paintings to enhance a large wall, by well-known Oregon artist Bruce Harris.
By Therese Curotto, A delicate watercolor painting of the Blessed Virgin Mary entitled "Mary, Gentle Woman“ ...Size 30"by 39“ ...double matted in white and tea rose...lovely antique gold frame. Value: $800.
Sparkling 5-strand glass, wood, and stone beaded choker by women from the townships in Cape Town. 18" with extension to 24". Value $50.
Colorful ethnic Ndebe beaded circular neckpiece, 20", with matching bracelet. Value $55.
By Mary Ann Weisberg. A 24 inch necklace of approx.16 mm bean-shaped Chinese turquoise accompanied by 3 brass melon beads, 8 mm apple coral and silver heishi. Handmade hook and eye clasp. Value: 70.00
By Mary Ann Weisberg. A 24 inch necklace of gold Vermeill beads, garnet roundels and 8 mm frosted crystal beds. Vermeill toggle clasp. Value: 125.00
By Mary Ann Weisberg, A 3 strand, 24 inch necklace of blue-black jasper. Has 2 Bali Hill tribe sterling silver carrier beads for the strands. Centerpiece is pale green antiqued jade with Chinese design and with a handmade hanger and box clasp Value: 125.00
A three strand, 24 inch necklace of Rhodochrosite gemstone 6 mm beads. Strung on beading wire with 2 Bali Hill tribe silver beads to enhance the clasp. Clasp is a handmade "S" hook. All metal components are sterling silver. Value: 80.00
By Mary ann Weisberg. A continuous 3 strand necklace, approx 26 inches of 6mm rose quartz. Also a 2 inch carved rose quartz accent bead accompanied with silver-copper beads on each side-----no clasp-----accent bead should be worn off center. Value 75.00
Glamorous multi-strand jet-black glass beaded necklace with pewter roundels and clasp. 25" Value $75.
By soprano Evelyn Eaton. Matching sets of cloche hats and 72" neckscarves, meticulously hand-knit of soft lambs wool in colors of brick red, sky blue, and pine (other colors available). Value each set 25.00
By soprano Evelyn Eaton. Luscious handmade cable-knit 72" scarves in cream and lime. A winter necessity! Other colors available. Minimum value $15.
From Ireland: Hand-woven Irish wool cape. Very warm and toasty. Plaid red, green, blue. One size. Value $210.00
By soprano Evelyn Eaton. The piece de resistance: the adorable soft "apple cap" for baby (approx 6 mos) . Bright red with green leaves and brown stem. Buy them for all the little ones you know... Minimum value $10 each.
ESL (English as a Second Language) lessons by teacher and Vivan spouse Maryanne Silber
100% Tinta del Pais (Tempranillo Clone). Denomination Ribera del Duero. Brilliant, brick color. Elegant nose. Aromas of oak, dark fruits and anis; complex and perfumed. Big body mouth feel. Balanced with supple tannins. Fruity and spicy. Fined with egg whites. Aged two years in French Oak. Aged one year in the bottle before release. Serve with complex, hard cheeses, roasted meats.
A tour and tasting package for 30 people at > beautiful Byington Winery and Vineyard in Los Gatos. Includes tasting of 5 preminum wines and a tour of the chateau, vineyard, production area and cave. Value $300.
The voice lessons you've always secretly wanted, offered by Viva's diva, soprano Dierdre Lobo D'Cunha. This is a unique opportunity to learn from Dierdre's lifetime of experience and training.
A conducting lesson with Shulamit Hoffmann and an opportunity to conduct Viva la Musica . . . Imagine the thrill when you step onto the podium to conduct a great chorus for the first time, the audience rising to their feet, shouts of Bravo! and Encore! ringing in your ears . . . Oh. It's also a good way to grab a last-minute deduction and help a worthy cause!
Learn how to sing the right way. Tim Cooney has worked miracles with the tenors over the past year or so. Here is your chance to learn from an expert - proper breath control, vowels, listening.
Go to . . . http://www.instantencore.org/ and enter VivaThankYou in the box near the upper right of the screen As a token of our appreciation please accept our gift of music