Mae­stro’s Ball

The Oklahoman (Sunday) - - PARTIES ETC. -

Cel­e­brat­ing 70 years: The Ok­la­homa City Orches­tra League mem­bers were hosts to the an­nual Mae­stro’s Ball at the Ok­la­homa City Golf & Coun­try Club. It was an ex­cep­tional evening of din­ner and danc­ing to the mu­sic of the OKC Jazz Orches­tra. The OCOL has been in ex­is­tence for 70 years.

Mae­stro’s Cir­cle: Jose Freede was in­ducted into the group’s “Mae­stro’s Cir­cle.” She was cho­sen for her vol­un­teer and fi­nan­cial con­tri­bu­tions to the Orches­tra League, the OKC Phil­har­monic and to the com­mu­nity. She was pre­sented the Mae­stro’s Ball Medal­lion and a bou­quet of flow­ers by the hon­orary chair­man, Lee Al­lan Smith. Jose has been pres­i­dent of the OCOL (1973-74) and Show House Chair­man. She has served on var­i­ous boards through­out the years. Mae­stro Alexan­der Mick­elth­wate gave a Cham­pagne toast to Jose.

Flow­ers/food: White os­trich plumes and white roses, anemones, or­chids and berries were ta­ble cen­ter­pieces. Din­ner was ten­der­loin steaks, shrimp, car­rots and green beans and Baked Alaskas.

The com­mit­tee: Judy Austin was chair­man and the com­mit­tee in­cluded Joan Bryant, John Can­non, Terri Cooper, Kris­ten Fer­ate, Brent Hart, Ju­lia Hunt, Zhan­der P’Ng, Lisa Reed, Kirstin Reynolds, Matt Thomas,

Ed­die Walker, Re­nate Wig­gin and Wendi Wil­son. Alex Cameron and Ni­cole Jia were em­cees.

[PHOTO BY JOAN BRYANT]

Lisa Reed, Jay Freede, Jose Freede and Mar­garet Freede Owens.

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Wendi Wil­son, Jose Freede and Lee Al­lan Smith.

[PHOTO BY HE­LEN FORD WAL­LACE, THE OK­LA­HOMAN]

Alex Cameron and Terri Cooper.

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Mae­stro Alexan­der Mick­elth­wate, Jose Freede and Mae­stro Joel Levine.

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