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UH’s Prestigious Music School Celebrates a Major Anniversary in Style

Glamorous Night Brings Out Heavy Hitters

BY // 03.08.17
photography Sammy Butts

What: Moores School of Music 30 Moores Gala

Where: The Four Seasons hotel downtown

PC Moment: Chairs Jackie and Malcolm Mazow toasted the 30th anniversary of the University of Houston’s prestigious music school with a glamorous black-tie evening. Arts benefactor supreme Marie Bosarge was honored for her lifetime of philanthropy. The evening orchestrated one of the highest totals in recent years for the school’s coffers — to the tune of more than $190,000, earmarked for scholarships.

Beth Madison stepped up with a generous matching pledge of $25,000, while Moores grad John Grimmett delivered the impassioned keynote. A last minute donation of 30 dining gift cards was a nice finishing touch from Landry’s CEO Tilman Fertitta (University of Houston System Board of Regents chair).

Who: UH president and chancellor Renu Khator with husband Suresh, Moores school director Andrew Davis and musician wife Corey, Dixie and Ron Messner, Rachel and Bud Frazier, Nancy Willerson, C.C. Conner, Mary Ann and Bob Wilkins, Kathi and Bill Rovere, Sally and Norman Reynolds, Tara and David Wuthrich, Betty and Jesse Tutor, Cora Sue and Harry Mach, Moores Society prez Rhonda Sweeney with husband Don, Julie and John Cogan, Susan and Jeffrey Arnoult, Wade Wilson in from New Mexico, Coco Blaffer, Sherry and Larry Davis, Scott Brogan, Penelope and Lester Marks, Lindsay Harris and Michael Massengale, Rick Cannaday, Shirley and Jay Marks, Ruby Sondock, and the chair lady’s children Jeoffrey Wolens with wife Devyn, and Jonathan Wolens with wife Jill.

Holiday Gifting

  • Asher Gallery
  • Oscar De La Renta - Clutch
  • Cotton Club
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Cle Du Peau - Nail Polish
  • Elaine Turner - GiGi Flats
  • Bond No 9 - Candle
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston
  • Loeffler Randall - Clutch
  • Wayne Smith
  • Cotton Club
  • Wayne Smith
  • Cle Du Peau - Lip Gloss
  • Bond No 9 - Perfume
  • Elaine Turner - Felicia Stole in Magenta
  • Loeffler Randall - Shoes
  • Oscar De La Renta - Earrings
  • Mariquite Masterson

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