From the Top Gala 2013

The ninth annual From the Top Gala was held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Back Bay Events Center in Boston. THANK YOU to the gala committee and the more than 230 guests who helped us raise over $400,000 to celebrate the power of music in the hands of young people. Please enjoy this video clip of our featured performers: From the Top alumni 29-year-old Lauren Chipman, 19-year-old Tyler Rhodes, 15-year-old Adé Williams, 11-year-old Ray Ushikubo, and 22-year-old Ibanda Ruhumbika and his band Jon Batiste and Stay Human.

Meet the Gala Performers

See the Gala Photo Album

Gala Committee

Monica Julieta Pinzon Bueno
Yukiko and Eran Egozy
Linda and Michael Frieze
John and Pamela Humphrey
Elizabeth Hunnewell
Swanee Hunt
Betsy and Andrew Kessler
Dicken and Sara Ko
Karen Levy
Nancy and Richard Lubin
Nancy Perkins and John Arata
Sue and Joel Sherman
Elizabeth Sikorovsky
Salwa and Robert Smith
Anthony Tjan and Laura Murray-Tjan
Hadassah Wagner
Nina You and Michael Hawley
Yiyan Zhou and Roger Wu

Board of Directors

Jeffrey F. Rayport, Chair
John L. Pattillo, Vice Chair & Treasurer
Stephen L. Symchych, Clerk
Susan B. Cohen
David Feigenbaum
Corinne Ferguson
Jennifer Hurley-Wales
Beth S. Klarman
Elaine Lindley LeBuhn
Marie Pettibone Llewellyn
Gloria Rose
Stephen J. Shapiro
Gerald Slavet
Mark Volpe
Janet Whitla
Anthony Woodcock
In Memoriam: Francis O. Hunnewell, Founding Chair



Thank you to our generous gala sponsors:


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For more information, please contact Kara Gavagan, Development Officer, Events & Stewardship, at 617.437.0707 x125 or