Vocalists Jackie DiMaggio and Christopher Macchio, headliners at Pelham Gazebo summer concerts, will perform on stage at The Manor Club Gala on Saturday, May 18 following a pre-show VIP reception showcasing TMC's historic building.
In advance of the event, starting Saturday in front of Manor Market and DeCicco's, raffle tickets are being sold for only $5 for 1 ticket and $20 for 5 tickets. The 1st prize - Charles Fazzino print of Op Sail 2012 framed by Arteffects (Value $1,750); 2nd Prize - 40” Samsung Smart 4K UHD TV donated by Tiso Appliances (Value $650); 3rd Prize - Woman’s Haircut & Blow Dry at Tricia’s & 5 Manicures at Pick-a-Polish (Total Value $160). Winners will be announced at the Gala but need not be present to win.
Jackie DiMaggio was born and raised in Pelham and graduated from PMHS in 2007 after performing in school productions and the Pelham Music Festival. She was Westchester’s Italian-American Idol winner and performs regularly at several concerts regularly at Westchester County Center and many venues in the tri state area. At age 29 she has mastered a variety of vocal styles, primarily a mix of Pop and Country. She sings in Italian and English.
Christopher Macchio, from Long Island, has a tenor voice of exceptional power and beauty. Classically trained at the Manhattan School of Music Conservatory, Macchio began his professional career in 2011 starring in television concerts and singing in over a dozen languages. Christopher is also the newest member of the famed New York Tenors, along with 9/11 Policeman tenor Daniel Rodriguez and Irish Tenor Andy Cooney. He recently performed to sold-out crowds at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center. His debut album, Dolci Momenti (Sweet Moments), features music from classical arias to Italian folk classics, to Broadway favorites, right into the modern age with renditions of ballads from the songbooks of Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban.
Tickets to The Manor Club Gala are $100 including the VIP pre-show reception starting at 6:00pm and $75 for the show only starting at 8:00pm. Dessert will be served to all. for tickets, visit www.themanorclubofpelham.org or call 914-738-1528.
The Manor Club (TMC) is a community center and registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is on the Federal and NYS Registers of Historic Buildings. It has a 340-seat auditorium and meeting rooms where lectures and events are regularly held for members and the public.