Swirl & Sip

Thursday, May 4
6:00 - 8:00pm


Wine Tasting and Costume Preview


The Home of Farida Samman Wozniak
3221 Macomb Street NW Washington, DC 20008
6:00 - 8:00pm

Hosted by Co-Chairs Christina Duemler & Farida Samman Wozniak

Join us for a wine tasting sponsored by Paul's Wines and Spirits and discussion with Artistic Director, Diane Coburn Bruning, and Costume Designer, Bekah Nettekoven-Tello. On view will be eight of the completed costumes for the upcoming World Premiere ballet, Songs of Cole, as well as several in-process costumes.

Proceeds from the evening support the funding of the Songs by Cole costumes.

Tickets: $50

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Hip-hop and Ballet Demo Workshop

Thursday, June 8
6:00 - 7:30pm


Hillyer Art Space present Chamber Dance Project: Ballet + Hip-hop Demo and Workshop.


Grab on cocktail on the way in and then join the incredible dancers and brass players of Chamber Dance Project for a interactive hip hop and ballet demo. Watch and learn excerpts from their hip-hop ballet from last season, Festival, which received standing (and dancing) ovations every night! With choreography by DC hip-hop dancer Victor Adebusolaset set to the to the music of Mosche Brass Band.

Doors + Cocktails: 6pm
Demo + Workshop: 6:30-7:30pm


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An Evening with Luz San Miguel

Wednesday, June 14
6:00 - 7:30pm


Former Residence of the Ambassador of Spain
2801 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
The evening with Madrid-born ballet dancer Luz San Miguel will feature her performance of works from Chamber Dance Project’s repertoire with partner Gian Carlo Perez and the company’s string quartet and guest musicians. Known for her gorgeous line, emotional rendering of roles, versatility and wit, Luz is in her fourth year with DC-based Chamber Dance Project. Luz will converse with the audience about her upbringing in Spain and major career throughout Europe and the US. The evening will conclude with a reception featuring Luz’ old family recipe for Sangria and discussing her love of cooking Spanish food.

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Luz San Miguel, photo by Eduardo Patino.NYC

C’est Magnifique” from Songs by Cole in rehearsal with Gian Carlo Perez. Choreography: Diane Coburn Bruning. Costumes: Bekah Nettekoven Tello

------------------- Past Evenings ---------------------

An Evening with Chaerim & Derek Smith, Violin & Viola

Thank you to everyone who joined us for An Evening with Chaerim and Derek Smith.

Valentine's Concert
Join wonderful couple, Chaerim and Derek Smith - violinist and violist for an evening of performance along with Aristic Director, Diane Coburn Bruning for a discussion.
6:00pm: Reception
6:30pm: Performance
7:00pm: Discussion

Scotch Bar | 700 12th Street NW Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005
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An Evening with Claudia Chudacoff, Violinist and Principal Musician

Thank you to everyone who joined us for An Evening with Claudia Chudacoff.

Join Artistic Director, Diane Coburn Bruning for an evening of performance and discussion with our superb violinist.

The Lyceum in Old Town
201 S Washington Street, at Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Ample parking available on site

6:45pm Wine & Cheese
7:00pm Performance and discussion
7:45pm Reception

The next evening with Claudia will be October 2017
Photo by Eduardo Patino.NYC