• LKNO December 2019-Holiday Gala
    December 1, 2019
    4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Langtree Plantation

Langtree Plantation

Join Maestro Eduardo Cedeño as he ushers in the holiday season with the Lake Norman Orchestra!  We have special surprises planned for this fundraising gala!   The festivities will be hosted at the fabulous Langtree Plantation, featuring a holiday concert and catered dinner.  The Gala Concert begins promptly when the Maestro’s baton goes up!

  • Food by Langtree Catering!  Dinner, beverages and dessert!
  • One drink included with admission ticket
  • Live and Silent Auction
  • Raffle

In addition to the Orchestra’s holiday selections, there are some musical surprises in store – festive selections and other popular selections to get your toes tapping!  This will be an evening to remember!

Maestro Cedeño in Concert

Proceeds from this event will help provide the annual award of student scholarships, assist with the orchestra’s travel expenses, purchase of music scores and help to defer   concert venue fees.   Any contribution will help the LKNO to continue its mission of outreach to the community in promoting music education and providing free and low cost, family-friendly performances for the Lake Norman region.

The Lake Norman orchestra is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization.  Contributions are welcome and are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.


Our Special Guest –  Gustavo A. Morales, Baritone

Mr. Morales is a busy recitalist and has toured extensively throughout Venezuela, Colombia, Costa Rica, Spain, Italy and the U.S. Mr. Morales has appeared in more than 30 operas and Zarzuelas and has been praised for his interpretations in both comedy and drama. Mr. Morales is a native of Caracas, Venezuela and holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Voice Performance from the University of Florida.

     Gustavo A. Morales, Baritone

Mr. Morales has appeared with the Teresa Carreño Opera, Opera de Caracas, Fundación Primo Casale, Treasure Coast Opera  Society, Riverside Opera of New York, Opera Theatre of Montclair, Hudson Opera Theatre, Amore Opera, Capitol Opera, Delaware Valley Opera, Opera Northeast, New Jersey Verismo Opera, Regina Opera, Opera Company of Brooklyn, Orquesta Sinfónica Venezuela, Orquesta Sinfónica Municipal de Caracas, Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar, American Festival Symphony; University of Florida Symphony, Central Florida Symphony and Staten Island Symphony.

Gustavo possesses professional credits in roles such as “Silvio” in I Pagliacci, “Schaunard” and “Marcello” in La Bohême,”Enrico” in Lucia di Lamermoor, “Count Almaviva” in Le nozze di Figaro, “Valentin” in Faust,”Orfeo” in Orfeo, “Figaro*” in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (*Paisiello), “Alfio” in Cavalleria Rusticana, “Danilo” in The Merry Widow, “Germont” in La Traviata, “Belcore” in L’Elisir d’amore, “Dandini” in La Cenerentola as well as the Baritone solos for the Mozart and Faure’s Requiem and Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle and Carmina Burana.

He has been awarded with the University of Florida Concerto Competition Prize in 1993, the National Association of Teachers of Singing Southeast Region Award and the Venezuelan National Council for the Arts and Culture Studies Abroad Grant.


Concert-Mistress Anne Neely

      Concert-Mistress Anne Neely


WHERE:  Langtree Plantation, 554 Langtree Road, Mooresville, NC 28117

TIME:  Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; Event until 8:30 p.m.    

ADMISSION:  Individual Tickets are $100.   VIP Sponsorship Table (8 reserved seats and sponsorship recognition) is $1,000.

Donations of live and silent auction items are being accepted now.  For more information, or to sponsor a VIP table, please email us at info@lknorchestra.org.

Click “Buy Now”  below to proceed to purchase your ticket, or multiple tickets to the Gala.  You will be placed on our register, and your receipt is your ticket – so please keep it handy for check-in at the event.

GALA INDIVIDUAL ADMISSION:  (1 drink, dinner and raffle ticket per ticket purchased.)  You may purchase up to 8 individual tickets using the drop down at “Ticket Options” below.   You will be directed to PayPal to securely complete your purchase with a Major Credit/Debit Card or PayPal Account.  No PayPal Account is required to purchase.

Ticket Options

VIP TABLE RESERVATION:  (1 VIP Reserved Table of 8 – Includes logo, if desired, on all promotional material, live mentions and 8 tickets, your logo on website with link, name in press releases and VIP Sponsor Award.)


Thank you to our Title Sponsor for this event – Randy Marion Automotive Group!

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Venue Phone: (704) 897-7232

Venue Website:

554 Langtree Rd., Mooresville, North Carolina, 28117, United States