Music in the Vineyards - Chamber Music Festival - Wine Country, Napa Valley
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chamber music
August 3 - 21, 2022
string quartet
Vienna & Prague
Tour 2022

Icons of Design

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Icons of Design
Tribute Dinner & Celebration at Inglenook Estate
Honoring Molly Chappellet & Robilee Frederick Deane
Saturday, December 4th, 2021*  |  5:00pm
Inglenook Estate | Napa Valley
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Music in the Vineyards is excited to present a first-ever holiday gala at the stunning and historic Inglenook Estate. The Coppola Family invites you to an evening of beautiful music, a candlelit dinner in the Barrel Room, a dazzling live auction in support of Music in the Vineyards, and a joyous return to live music and dancing.

The evening honors Napa Valley Icons of Design, Molly Chappellet and Robilee Frederick Deane, whose contributions to the arts and design are both iconic and inimitable. Join us in honoring the legacy of these two beloved women who have profoundly influenced the cultural landscape of  the Napa Valley and beyond.

We are really looking forward to welcoming you to Inglenook on Saturday evening. Here are some final details to help you enjoy the evening. The gala is a formal (black-tie optional) event so feel free to dress up and enjoy the party.

Check in and Reception with wine, passed hors d’oeuvres and music downstairs at Inglenook

6:00pm You will be invited to move upstairs to the South Barrel Room to a welcome from MITV Artistic Director, Michael Adams followed by dinner, the Tribute to our Icons, and the Live Auction

7:30pm Virtuoso Music Performance from violinists Maureen Nelson and Daria Adams

8:00pm Dancing to Garuda Blue

  • The evening will take place indoors. There is no need to arrive early, we will be checking everyone in during the reception hour and there will also be the facility to check your coats if it is cold.
  • Please note that the parking lot at Inglenook is about 3 minutes’ walk from the entrance to the main building, you cannot drive up to the main door.
  • There is no elevator at Inglenook but there is ramp access to the South Barrel Room for patrons who cannot manage the stairs.

Covid Health Guidelines and Entry Requirements:

Our aim is to make you as safe and comfortable as we can in a fully vaccinated environment. Entry to Icons of Design will require proof of receiving a fully completed Covid-19 vaccine two weeks prior to the concert date.

  • There will be no exceptions for entry, without providing proof of vaccination and a photo I.D. at the door.
  • We will accept a photocopy, photograph on your phone or verification via the state of California My Vaccine Record website.
  • If you prefer, you can email your proof of vaccination to prior to the event.
  • All staff, musicians and volunteers will also be vaccinated.
  • If you are bringing a guest and have not supplied their email address to us, please make sure they are aware of the entry requirements.

 Patrons are not required to wear a mask for the event but if you feel more comfortable with a mask please wear it. We will also have masks available for patrons at the event. Please note that to assist with air-flow we will also have doors and windows open during the event. Please see our full Covid Health Guidelines on our website.

 Auction Details:
Here are full details of all the Auction Lots.

  • When you check in at Icons of Design you will be given a program which will also act as your Auction Paddle. The paddle number on the back of your program, is registered in your name.
  • Payment: If we record your credit card at registration, your auction purchases will be charged directly to your card. You will receive an emailed receipt as soon as the card is charged and we will also mail a receipt to you with the tax deductible amount listed.
  • If your credit card was not recorded, payment in full for purchases must be made at the Pick Up Station before receiving your auction certificate and related items. Only cash, check, Amex, Visa and MasterCard are accepted. You will be issued a record of purchase and your credit card receipt will be mailed to you.
  • If you have contributed to “Fund a Need” you will receive a receipt by mail.

Address: Inglenook, 1991 St Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573 Website and directions

All proceeds benefit Music in the Vineyards, celebrating its 28th annual chamber music festival in August 2022. Icons of Design is dedicated to funding the musicians whose performances preserve the intimacy and fellowship of the chamber music art form, while increasing access to music for all walks of life.

If you are unable to attend the gala but would still like to honor our Icons of Design, click here to make an online donation in tribute to Molly Chappellet and Robilee Frederick Deane.
Molly Chappellet & Robilee Frederick Deane
The evening will culminate with a tribute and celebration of our 2021 Icons of Design Honorees: Molly Chappellet and Robilee Frederick Deane. Join us in honoring these incredible icons who have contributed so much to the cultural landscape of the Napa Valley and beyond.

Music in the Vineyards’ mission is to enrich people’s lives through the power of music. All proceeds from Icons of Design will benefit the outstanding musicians who make the acclaimed Napa Valley chamber music festival possible. In addition to the annual festival, MITV offers robust community outreach programs including its Apprentice String Quartet program and community concerts, weekly open rehearsals, scholarships for talented local music students, and more.

Anne & Matthew Golden, First Republic Bank

Steph Martin & Dennis O’Neil, Checkerboard Vineyards

Steve Juelsgaard & Lori Cook
Honorary Committee
Eleanor & Francis Ford Coppola
Matthew & Anne Golden
Kathryn & Craig Hall
Peggy Loar
Erin Martin
Steph Martin & Dennis O’Neil
Beth Novak Milliken
Sabrina & Timothy Persson
Maria & Bob Torres
Event Committee
Betty Anne Carlin
Liz Dietz
Susan Duprey
Jackie Jackson, ex officio
Anna Leigon, Development & Events
Andrea Stillman
Deborah Tonella, ex officio