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Annoucement Party for 2014 Wells Fargo Dallas Symphony Derby

Photos by Deborah Brown

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Derby Chair Mary Epperson with Honorary Chairs Barbara and Don Daseke,

and DSOL President Ginger Sager


The Announcment Party was hosted on January 29, 2014 by brothers Saied and Amir Esfahani at their elegant Renaissance Collection showroom in the Design District. Derby Chair Mari Epperson introduced honorary chairs Barbara and Don Daseke and welcomed Ginger Sager, President of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League and former Young Strings student Xavier Wilson, who played the cello for the reception.


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Saied and Amir Esfahani


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G.W. Hail, VP Marketing, Lone Star Park; Allison Brodnax, DSO Director of Volunteer Services; Xavier Wilson; Mari Epperson, Derby Chair; Brian Brode, VP of Investments at Wells Fargo


She also introduced and thanked event sponsors G.W. Hail from Lone Star Park and Brian Brode from Wells Fargo. The 2014 Wells Fargo Dallas Symphony Derby marks the tenth year the Dallas Symphny Orchestra League has partnered with title sponsor Wells Fargo and the seventeenth year it has partnered with presenting sponsor Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie for an exciting fundraising event. The Derby brings the atomosphere of the famous Kentucky Derby to Dallas, complete with hats, horses and mint juleps.


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Melissa and Buddy Lewis; Dixie Marshall, DSOL President-Elect


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Derby committee members Rose Gault and Marena Gault


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David and Maura Jones with Anne Davidson and Mark Porter



Proceeds from the Wells Fargo Symphony Derby benefit the Dallas Symphony's Education and Outreach. Further information available at or Mari Epperson at 972-672-4015.




Welcome to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League



The Dallas Symphony Orchestra League is an organization designed to support the interests and growth of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra through service, education and fundraising activities.

League membership is open to anyone interested in supporting the Symphony. This is the largest arm of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Volunteer groups. Activities include the Symphony Presentation Ball (February), the Junior Symphony Ball (January), the Dallas Symphony Derby (April) and Parties of Note. Education and service projects include ushering for Youth Concerts and assisting at the Symphony Store, Juanita Miller Concerto Competition, Friedlander Competition for Young Strings, and the Lynn Harrell Concerto Competition.

As we enter our 66th year in support of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, we invite you to be a member of our dedicated and outstanding organization. Jaap van Zweden, DSO’s Music Director,will be on the podium and we would love foryou to be part of the festivities.

We look forward to your participation in the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League!





Sunday, May 4, 2014

12:00 - 5:30 pm at

Lone Star Park

Purchase Tickets Here







Dallas Symphony Orchestra


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