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Viennese Ball

 

 

You are Cordially Invited to Attend

The Sixth Annual Ball

on

Saturday, November 8, 2014

The Cosmos Club

Washington DC

 

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Under the gracious patronage of

His Excellency the Ambassador of Austria

Dr. Hans Peter Manz

 

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The Event Features

Seated Dinner ● Grande Marche ● Viennese Dessert Buffet ● Fledermaus Quadrille

Waltzing to the Music of con brio! Salon Ensemble

 

Leopold’s Kafe Desserts

  Courtesy of Anthony Lanier

 

 

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5:30 PM

Champagne Reception for those Partaking of the Seated Dinner/Ball/Dessert Table

 

6:00 PM

Dinner

 

6:30 PM

Champagne Reception for those Partaking of the Ball/Dessert Table Only

 

7:30 PM

Grande Marche begins Followed by the Start of the Viennese Waltz Ball

 

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Dress

Ladies: Long Evening Gown or Ball Gown

Gentlemen: Tailcoat with White Tie or Tuxedo with Black Tie or Dress Uniform

 

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Exciting Waltz Lesson Information Below!

 

2014 Viennese Ball Chair John D. Curd, Jr.

 

For an additional information please call 571-332-3265

or contact John at johndc16@icloud.com

 

 

 

INVITATION AND RESERVATION FORMS

 

Ball Tickets  •  Waltz Lessons  •  Parking Information

 

 

For Overnight Accommodations

To stay overnight at the Cosmos Club please call 202-797-6442

for reservations and reference “NSAL” to receive special room rate

 

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Shall We Dance?

Learn to Dance the Viennese Waltz!

 

NSAL offers this series of lessons in preparation for the ball!

 

Learn to dance the Viennese Waltz with dance instructors Herbert and Carol Traxler, holders of the

Republic of Austria’s Decoration of Merit, for their outstanding teaching of the Viennese waltz and customs.

 

Wednesday Evening Dance Lesson Series

October 15  •  October 22  •  October 29

6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

One Lesson $35  •  Two Lessons $70  •  Three Lessons $85

 

The lessons are limited to 50 dancers per evening, so please register soon to secure your desired schedule!

 

Lesson Location

Harbour Square • 500 N Street, SW • Washington DC 20024 • 571-332-3265

One block from the Waterfront Metro Station (Green Line) and half a block from the docks of the Spirit of Washington Cruises.  The Clubroom on the top floor is the venue floor-to-ceiling windows offer a dramatic view of the Potomac while the wood parquet floor offers over 2,000 square feet of continuous dance space.

 

2014 Viennese Waltz Lessons Chair

Laura Ivey

 

For more waltz lesson information please contact

Laura Ivey at NSALVienneseBall@gmail.com or call 202-333-5836

 

 

“It was like a night in Vienna!”

Please enjoy photos from our

Fifth Annual Ball Celebrated

On

Saturday, November 2, 2013

 

Under the gracious patronage of

His Excellency the Ambassador of Austria

Dr. Hans Peter Manz

 

2013 Ball Chair John D. Curd, Jr.

2013 Viennese Waltz Lessons Chair Laura Ivey

Kafe Leopold Desserts Courtesy of Anthony Lanier

 

 

 

A special thank you to Paolo Galli for photographing our 2013 event.

All photos below by Paolo.

 

To order your desired photos, please go to:

http://www.paologalli.net/National-Society-of-Arts-and

 

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NSAL Chapter President Katherine Kyle, Ball Chair John D. Curd, Jr., and Waltz Lessons Chair Laura Ivey.

 

The night began with a Champagne Reception!

 

Candlelit Ball Dinner

 

Elegant gowns twirled to the waltzes of Johann Strauss. 

Austrian Chef Wilhelm Jonach delighted our guests as he announced Allese Waltzer!

 

con brio! Salon Orchestra

 

Lovely performances by dancer Lara Friedman,

soprano Esther Ullberg with her piano accompanist Michael Lodico,

and classical guitarist Joseph Lehning.

 

NSAL Chapter President Katherine Kyle Waltzes with Viennese Ball Chair John D. Curd, Jr.

 

To take a look back at our 2012 Viennese Ball

please click on!

2012 Viennese Ball

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Our 2011 Ball was Skipped Due to

Ongoing Renovations at The Cosmos Club

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For our 2010 Viennese Ball

please click on!

2010 Viennese Ball

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And, for our 2009 Viennese Ball

please click on!

2009 Viennese Ball

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