Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra Hosts “Dueling Pianos” Fundraiser


Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra Hosts “Dueling Pianos” Fundraiser

Vineland Center, 1155 Vineland Road, St. Joseph, MI

Friday, January 25, 2019, 7:00 pm


The Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra brings back its popular “Dueling Pianos” fundraiser on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Vineland Center, 1155 Vineland Rd, St. Joseph, MI.


Sold out for 6 years, the evening’s entertainment showcases two talented musicians battling out musical favorites on two grand pianos, with jokes, singing and hijinks galore. Audience participation is highly encouraged and received. Musical repertoire runs the gamut from Classic Rock to Country, Hard Rock to R&B, and Show Tunes to Top 40. This is an evening of fast, funny, unforgettable entertainment.


“Dueling Pianos” begins at 7:00pm with an optional buffet dinner at 5:30pm and cocktails at 6:30pm. The SMSO will host a silent auction throughout the evening filled with gift certificates from local businesses. Auction items include delicious treats from Kilwins, Journeyman Distillery, Papa Vinos, and many others. Earnings from this fundraising event are dedicated to activities that further the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra mission of Transforming Lives Through Music.


Tickets are $30 for the Dueling Pianos show. Show with dinner package is $50. Cash bar. Tables of 8 can be reserved for both the show and dinner. Tickets can be purchased online at, by calling 269-982-4030, or in person at  513 Ship Street, St. Joseph, MI 10am-5pm M-F.


Event Details are as follows:

WHAT: Dueling Pianos

WHERE:  Vineland Center, 1155 Vineland Road, St. Joseph, MI

WHEN:  Friday, January 25, 2019

  • 5:30 pm - Optional Buffet Dinner
  • 6:30 pm - Cocktails
  • 7:00 pm - Dueling Pianos show

TICKETSavailable online, by calling our office at 269-982-4030, or in person at 513 Ship Street, St. Joseph 10am - 5pm M-F.

  • Dueling Piano tickets: $30

Table of eight: $240

  • Dueling Pianos with buffet dinner: $50

Table of eight with dinner: $400

  • Cash Bar



The evening will also include a silent auction filled with gift certificates from favorite local businesses. Examples of auction items include delicious treats from Kilwins, Papa Vinos, Journeyman Distillery and many others.

  • 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm - bidding window



Cranberry & Brie Stuffed Chicken Breast

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

California Blend Vegetables

Mixed Greens Salad with Vineland’s Sweet Basil Dressing

Artisan Dinner Rolls


Cake selections from the Flour Shop for all patrons



The Symphony is only able to present events with support from our community.  While that support takes many forms, we are particularly grateful for our event sponsors: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Wolverine Mutual Insurance Company, Fairmount Santrol, Silver Beach Pizza and Dennis & Betsy Sexton.






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