2015 Advocate for the Arts Awards Benefit

  • Emcee Ron Magers with Advocate for the Arts honorees Shirley Madigan, Illinois Arts Council chair; Melissa Sage Fadim of Sage Foundation and Donna LaPietra of the Millennium Park Foundation. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Advocate for the Arts Awards honorees Donna LaPietra of Millennium Park Foundation and Shirley Madigan, Illinois Arts Council chair. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Grant Park Music Festival President and CEO Paul Winberg and Advocate for the Arts Awards honoree Melissa Sage Fadim of Sage Foundation. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Advocate for the Arts Award honoree Donna LaPietra of Millennium Park Foundation with Festival board member, Sam Amelio (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Advocate for the Arts Award honoree Melissa Sage Fadim and the Festival's Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Carlos Kalmar. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Shirley Madigan accepts the Advocate for the Arts Award. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Tracie Davis and the Festival's Apprentice Chorale sing Summertime. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • The Project Inclusion team shares a story with Ron Magers about their summer fellowship at the Festival. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • The Project Inclusion ensemble delights the crowd (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Donna LaPietra and John Bryan of Millennium Park Foundation. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Festival board member Michael Feder and Sally Feder. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Festival board member Marcia Lazar and Kevin McGirr. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Lucy Ascoli and Festival board member Peter Ascoli. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Steve Robinson and Chip Fry. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Jeanette Goldstone, Nancy and Tom Hanson, and Festival board member Jerry Goldstone. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Festival board members Kate Donaldson and Peter Baugher. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Sheila Oettinger and Festival board members Julian Oettinger and Ginger Meyer. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Janet Owen, Ryan Whitacre, Festival board member Vern Broders, Stephanie Grais, and Rodger Owen. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Jimmy and Nancy Golding, Jim Ginsburg, Patrice Michaels, Melissa Sage Fadim, and Festival board member Jamey Fadim. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Julie Stagliano and Maxwell Schwartz. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Sheila Oettinger and the Festival's Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Carlos Kalmar. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Maxine Weintraub, Jamey Fadim, and Melissa Sage Fadim. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Guests raise their paddles to support the Grant Park Music Festival. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Festival board chair Chuck Kierscht and board member Susan Noel. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)

  • Grant Park Music Festival President and CEO Paul Winberg and Shirley Madigan. (Photo by Bonnie Rezabek)