Join us for this year’s Spring Benefit Concert!

We’re very pleased to invite you to attend our annual Spring Benefit Concert on Saturday, March 25th and to announce the online virtual auction!

The Spring Benefit is GMF’s largest fundraiser – each year, your support is vital to the festival. This spring we have a fresh and exciting lineup of pieces selected by Director Geoffrey Herd – some of his personal favorites – and performed by GMF artists-in-residence joined by some very noteworthy guest musicians.

Anna Petrova, piano; Geoffrey Herd, violin; Eric Wong, viola; and Peter Eom, cello will perform Schubert’s B-Flat String Trio, D. 471, Café Music by Schoenfield, and Brahms’ Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25.

During the intermission, select items from the online auction will be auctioned off in person. You can purchase tickets to the concert ($60 per person) at

The concert this year will be held on the Hobart and William Smith Colleges campus, in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts (299 Pulteney St., Geneva). On Saturday, March 25th, beginning at 7pm, you are invited to join us for a reception with exceptional local wines from Hermann J. Wiemer and a dessert buffet, followed by the musical performance.

Check in online at at 12pm on March 18 to see all the fantastic auction items that local businesses and individuals throughout the region have donated – there’s something for everyone!
From a week-long stay in a stunning seaside Italian villa, to winery tours and museum visits, you can find special treats, exciting experiences, and luxury gifts. No tickets are required to bid on the virtual silent auction items; bidding is open to all. Bidding online continues until March 25th at 5pm.

We hope you’ll join us for this springtime celebration!

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