Postponed from last season
Our annual musical finale of this series will feature a conversation with and performance by Wayne Hosford, an award-winning entertainer, singer, comedian, actor and composer, who tickles the keys regularly at Club Colette in Palm Beach, was featured in five different shows at The Colony Hotel’s Royal Room, and has appeared with many cabaret giants (Michael Feinstein, Ann Hampton Callaway, Marilyn Maye). He will introduce musical performances by some amazing young talents, including:
Kai Alivia, 18, is the recipient of the 2016 Young Artist’s Award for the Society of the Great American Songbook, and has performed with her musical mentors Jill & Rich Switzer, and at such legendary venues as the Palladium, Carnegie Hall, Birdland Jazz Club, and the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.
Tyler Corbett, 11, a sixth grader at St. Vincent Ferrer School, has performed in shows both there and at the Lake Worth Playhouse, and is a three-year member of the Delray Summer Sing Camp.
Kaylee Owen, 8, a second grader at Plumosa School of the Arts, performs as both a singer and pianist with the hip-hop dance club, K-2 Choir, and the Delray Summer Sing Camp.
Zachary Lee Williams, a 17-year-old piano player who has performed with the Kretzer Kids, has been described as “an old soul with a classy touch, defying his young age.”
Interviewed by Kathi Kretzer, Founder & President of the Kretzer Music Foundation.
The Yamaha Grand Piano at this event is generously provided by Piano Distributors in Jupiter.
Note: Admission to this season’s final CULTURE & COCKTAILS will be presented live at The Colony Palm Beach. Admission is $75 per person in advance; $85 at the door, $125 for VIP Seating, and FREE for Supporter, Contributor, Patron and Business Arts Partner level members of the Cultural Council.
The 2020-2021 season of CULTURE & COCKTAILS is generously sponsored by*:
The Roe Green Foundation, Roe Green, Founder
*As of 12/10/20. Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available.