The College of the Canyons Foundation will host the 2009 SCV
Wine Classic, the popular and long-running wine-tasting event benefiting the
SCV Student Orchestra. The 20th annual
event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 2009 at the California Institute of the
As usual, the event will boast a wide variety of vintage
wines for tasting and purchase, as well as gourmet cuisine from some of Santa
Clarita's finest restaurants and caterers.
Attendees will have an opportunity to bid on an impeccable array of rare
and current wines, restaurant certificates and a robust variety of gift baskets
during the live and silent auctions.
Guests will receive souvenir drinking glasses and trays for
wine tasting and snacking while live orchestral music by the SCV Student
Orchestra fills the comfortable and intimate Main Gallery at Cal Arts.
Discounts will be given to those who purchase tickets
early. The pricing structure is as
• $65 each
/$125 a pair through March 27
• $70 each
/ $135 pair from March 29 to May 30
• $80 each
/ $155 pair at the door
• $35 each
for designated drivers
• $65 each
(10 minimum) for group sales through May 25
The SCV Student Orchestra is a three-tiered instrumental
education program that was founded at CalArts in 1969 and moved to College of
the Canyons in 1989. The program
provides a positive and creative outlet for hundreds of young musicians
throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tickets may be purchased by calling the College of the
Canyons Foundation at (661) 362-3737 or faxing (661) 259-9961 (Visa and MasterCard
and American Express accepted), or by sending a check payable to the College of
the Canyons Foundation at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road,
Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
Updated information is also available by visiting the SCV
Wine Classic website at scvwineclassic.org.
CalArts is located at 24700 McBean
Pkwy, just east of Interstate 5. A map and driving directions are available at
the Website listed above.