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Cocktails | Auction | Dinner | Live Music

Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Ravinia Festival

5:00 PM | Black Tie Optional
Event to take place in the Dining Pavilion & Martin Theatre

The Ravinia Associates Board invites you to Music Matters 2023 on Saturday, May 6, at Ravinia Festival for an exciting evening of cocktails, food experiences, auction, live music, and more as we celebrate and raise funds for Ravinia’s music education programs.

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Tickets Start at $250 
Ticket prices will increase by $75 per ticket after Saturday, April 1.

Supporting Music Education

All proceeds benefit Ravinia and its Reach Teach Play programs, which provide access to music education and engagement opportunities to over 75,000 students and family members annually in under-resourced communities throughout Chicagoland.

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Honoring Patricia Sikorovsky

This year, the Associates are thrilled to honor long-standing Ravinia Life Trustee, Women’s Board member, and leader Patricia Sikorovsky. As a chairman of the Women’s Board, she oversaw groundbreaking projects that brought the Women’s Board into their golden years of fundraising, drastically increasing profits that supported Ravinia’s music education initiatives. We are so grateful for her leadership and look forward to sharing a special tribute to her at Music Matters.

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2023 Music Matters Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:


Challenge Sponsors:

Stephen & Susan Rappin
Jennifer W. Steans & James Kastenholz

Cocktail Reception Sponsor:

Program Benefactor:

Community Benefactors:

School Benefactors:

Clark Baird Smith LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP
Morgan Stanley

Major In-Kind Support:

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact or 847-266-5052