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The Royal Occasion

The Royal Occasion
The Royal Occasion

Please join us in celebrating Dr. Peter Simon and over 30 years of Transformative Leadership


Event Co-chairs:
Rayla & George Myhal

Honorary Co-chairs:
Louise & James Temerty

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Presenting Sponsor:

The Royal Occasion is an opportunity for The Royal Conservatory to recognize those who have made extraordinary contributions to music and the arts. This year's event will honour Dr. Peter Simon, the RCM's outgoing President & CEO, and celebrate his transformative leadership over the past 33 years. It is now sold out.
The Royal Occasion is also The Royal Conservatory’s most important annual fundraising event and provides crucial unrestricted funding to advance the Conservatory’s mission – to develop human potential through leadership in music and the arts.

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Michael Koerner and Dr. Peter Simon
Cocktail Reception
5:15 p.m. l Atrium
Signature Dinner
6:00 p.m. I Leslie and Anna Dan Galleria
Commemorative Presentation and Performances
8:00 p.m. l Koerner Hall
Featuring performances by students, alumni, faculty members and more!
     Complete Performer Biographies

After Party
10:00 p.m. I Leslie and Anna Dan Galleria



Celebration Sponsor:

Heather Edwards


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