Arizona Opera Gala Luncheon Celebrates Two Valley Women

Marion Roose Pullin and Tammy McLeod are inducted into the Arizona Opera Crystal Key Society.

The Arizona Opera Gala Luncheon was held Feb. 18 at El Chorro in Paradise Valley. Nancy Spetzler and Christina Chambers co-chaired the hostess committee, and Billie Jo and Judd Herberger were the honorary chairs.

Two Arizona ladies were induction into the Arizona Opera Crystal Key Society, founded in 2015 to recognize individuals and institutions who have contributed in extraordinary ways to the Arizona Opera mission, elevating the transformative power of storytelling through music across Arizona. Marion Roose Pullin, founder of the Opera Studio, and Tammy McLeod, vice president of resource management at APS, were celebrated for their significant contributions to Arizona Opera and the cultural legacy of the state.

Proceeds from the event were dedicated to the Arizona Opera Studio, which educates the rising stars of the operatic world while providing them with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to take the main stage alongside the best singers in the industry.

The afternoon also included performances from tenor James Valenti, soprano Lauren Wilde, baritone Morgan Smith and the Marion Roose Pullin Studio Artists.

The event was sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, APS and SRP. Event planning and design was by Anthony & Stork.

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Charles and Jennifer Sands, Julie Prusak, Michelle Clarke and Josh Borths

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Andrew Penning; Marjorie Baxley, Nancy Spetzler and Kirsten Spetzler

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Adrienne Schiffner, Patsy Lowry and Shelley Cohn

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Honorary chairs Billie Jo and Judd Herberger; Alyssa Martin

Sue Glawe, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, and Tammy McLeod, APS; Alexis Lane and Shannon Gagnon

 

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Stacey LaPlante and Christina Chambers; Vern Vaughn

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The tables

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Casa Paloma at El Chorro

 

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