As summer unfolds over our valleys and hills with a joyful riot of color, come interact with nature and sculpture and enjoy music and dance performances, beautiful vistas, a sumptuous cocktail reception, and an exciting auction. The Summer Solstice Celebration and Auction will take place at a private home on a bucolic hilltop of Copake, NY— bordering MA.

The auction to benefit Close Encounters With Music’s programs will include sought-after products, popular restaurant and store gift cards, luxury services, fine art and craft objects, vacation properties, tickets to an assortment of performance venues and more. If you are interested in participating as a donor, we welcome in kind contributions and gifts. Thinking of offering a vacation home, special talent or service? Please send us an email with a description and JPG photo if possible. Other items we would appreciate: Gift baskets; artworks; crafts and any other wonderful things...

There are many ways to help our auction effort. If you would like to discuss your donation please contact:

Pamela Smith at or 800.843.0778.

"The Close Encounters With Music chamber music series is a living embodiment of all the right ways to present classical music." -- The Berkshire Edge

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Close Encounters With Music   PO Box 34  Great Barrington, MA  01230
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Close Encounters With Music is a non-profit organization. 
Your contributions are tax exempt to the amount permitted by law.