You’re invited to our Spring Benefit!

Join us on 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2022, as the Geneva Music Festival presents its 2022 Spring Benefit concert, “Russian Romanticism.”

Violinist Geoffrey Herd, cellist Max Geissler, and pianist Esther Park will perform selections by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Dmitri Shostakovich. The concert will be held at Gearan Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 299 Pulteney St, Geneva, NY. Wine from Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard will be served with light snacks.

Tickets to the benefit concert on March 19th are $60 each and can be purchased online at
Masks and proof of vaccination will be required for entry into the Gearan Center.
For questions, please visit our website or email us at

The Virtual Auction

In addition to the concert, Geneva Music Festival is hosting a Virtual Auction. The auction will run from noon on March 12th to 5 pm on March 20th. The auction will feature unique Finger Lakes gifts and experiences including locally made items, wines and wine tastings, car detailing, fine art, and much more!

For example, with a winning bid you could:

  • Enjoy an hour-long flight for three persons over the beautiful Finger Lakes  
  • Enjoy a guided kayak tour for two through Hector Falls
  • Unwind on a Sunset sail on Seneca Lake
  • Luxuriate for a day at a local spa
  • Enjoy a beautiful oil painting of Kashong Point

Access the auction at:

Bidding on auction items starts at noon on Saturday, March 12th but you can start browsing through the items anytime after March 1st.  No account is necessary to browse.

To bid, you’ll need to create an account so we can keep you informed of the status of your bid and contact you if you’ve placed the winning bid. If you have questions about the auction, send them to

We are excited to announce that the 2022 Geneva Music Festival will include live-streamed and in-person concerts at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Geneva On The Lake, and other venues. There are additional costs associated with presenting the Festival this way and so your support is especially needed this year. The Annual Spring Benefit is a major fundraiser for the Festival. To support and make a donation to GMF, visit

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