Galas – Special Performances

Cagen Music has the distinct privilege of entertaining at these charity galas and special events.

Major Motion Picture
“Opportunity Knocks” – Universal Pictures/Imagine Films

 

Recent Society, Benefit & Political Events

  • Presidential Inaugural Ball – “President Obama Home States Ball”, Washington DC Convention Center, 2009
  • Montessori Academy of Chicago “FoMac Gala”, Ivy Room, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • National Headache Foundation, Ritz Carlton, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Rock The Cradle Gala, Ritz Carlton, 2017
  • Women’s Athletic Club Fall Ball, 2017
  • NW Central DuPage Hospital Gala, Field Museum 2018
  • Weiss Memorial Hospital Gala, Bryn Mawr Country Club, 2017
  • International Women Associates Gala, Drake Hotel, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Misericordia “Heart of Mercy Ball”, Radisson Blu, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Sacred Heart “L’Esprit de Sacré Coeur”, Chicago Hilton, 2014, 2015
  • Silver Cross Hospital, Childerguild Gala, 2014, 2015, 2016. 2017
  • Sacred Heart Mardi Gras, 2016
  • Casino Club New Years Eve Ball, 2015
  • Food Allergy Research & Education Gala, Chicago History Museum, 2014
  • Camp Kesem “The Magic Ball”, Redmoon Theater, 2015
  • Anshe Emet Synagogue Gala honoring Alberto Mizrahi, Ravenswood Event Center, 2015
  • Food Allergy Research & Education Gala, Chicago History Museum, 2014
  • Harand Camp of the Theater Arts Anniversary Gala, Knickerbocker Hotel, 2014
  • Pinnacle Health Care Gala, Ritz Carlton, 2014
  • Children in Crisis Chicago Gala – Honoring The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, Ritz Carlton Hotel, 2005
  • Celebrate Chicago Gala, Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC, 2009
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg School of Medicine Alumni Gala, 2003 – 2014
  • Chicago Dental Society “Presidents Dinner Dance”, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2016
  • Boys Hope & Girls Hope, 2004, 2007, 2009-2012
  • Rush University Medical Center “The Rush Ball”, 2004 – 2010
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago “The Bearcat Ball”, 2007, 2010, 2011
  • University Club of Chicago, New Years Day Gala, 2003 – 2012
  • Anshe Emet Synagogue Gala honoring Rabbi Michael Siegel, Fairmont Hotel, 2012
  • Illinois State Dental Society Gala, 2012
  • Chicago Sinai Congregation 150th Anniversary, Museum of Science & Industry, 2011
  • Lake County Bar Association Foundation Gala, 2010, 2011
  • Northwest Community Hospital, 50th Anniversary Gala, 2009
  • Prevent Child Abuse America Gala, 2008
  • Solomon Schechter Day Schools Scholarship Dinners, 1986-2002, 2010
  • Boys & Girls Club “Skyline Ball” 2008; Boys & Girls Club of Lake County 10th Anniversary Gala, 2010
  • Youth Guidance Gala, 2007 – 2009
  • Avery Coonley School Centennial Gala, Four Seasons Hotel, 2007
  • Oakton Community College Education Foundation Gala, 2007
  • “The Harbour Ball”, Kenilworth Club, 2007 – 2009
  • Silver Cross Hospital Dinner Dance, 2006
  • Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago “A Mid-Winter Night’s Dream”, Drake Hotel, 2004
  • St. Joseph Carondelet Child Center Gala, 2004, 2005
  • “Kick Up Your Heels” & “A Knight on the Town” – University of Illinois Craniofacial Center Galas, 2004, 2005
  • Roosevelt University “Torchlight Gala”, 2005, 2006
  • “Mercedes Mentor Awards” Gala, Mercedes Benz-Chicago Magazine, 2004
  • Junior League of Chicago “90th Anniversary Gala”, 2003
  • Trinity Health Foundation Balls, Quad Cities, 2003, 2004, 2006 – 2008
  • Chicago Junior Chamber of Commerce, Jaycees “Masque Ball”, 2003 – 2005
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital Gala at Navy Pier, 2002
  • City of Hope “Spirit of Life”, 1997 – 2004
  • Museum of Science & Industry “The Columbian Ball”, 2000
  • Shedd Aquarium Auxiliary Society “Night in Atlantis Ball”
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago “Fantasy of the Opera Ball”
  • “The Presentation Ball” – The Illinois Club for Catholic Women, 2000
  • The Infant Welfare Society of Chicago “Pisces & Dices”, 2000
  • Urban Gateways “Carnival”, 2000
  • University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation: Women’s Board, 1994; Auxillary Board 2000
  • “The Zoo Ball” – Lincoln Park Zoo, 1998, 1999
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center – Annual Fashion Show, 1994 – 1999
  • The National Kidney Foundation “Gift of Life” Gala, 1998
  • Fashion Group International Gala, honoring Ferragamo, 1998
  • “Renaissance Ball” – The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida, 1997
  • 1996 Democratic National Convention – Host Delegation Party & Arkansas Delegation Party
  • AMA Reception for Vice President Al Gore
  • Inaugural Ball – Governor Tommy Thompson, State of Wisconsin, 1995
  • Joseph Kellman Corporate Community Schools Gala with Jay Leno
  • Black Creativity Gala – Museum of Science & Industry 1999, 2000
  • Chicago Cubs – “Cubs Care”
  • Wrigley Field – 75th Anniversary Concert
  • Children’s Inner City Educational Fund, 2006 – 2009
  • Gold Coast Neighbor’s Association, 2008
  • Lake Villa Firefighters 75th Anniversary, 2008
  • National Louis University Benefit Dinner, 2003 – 2008
  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, Opening Night Gala, 2008
  • Victories of the Heart Benefit Dinners, 2004 – 2006, 2009
  • Weiss Memorial Hospital, 2004 – 2007
  • Northwestern Memorial Foundation, 1986 – 2006
  • Notre Dame School of Architecture, Richard Driehaus Prize for Classical Architecture, Dinner, 2006
  • Alliance Francaise “Un Soiree en Rouge”, 1998
  • International Visitors Center “Gold Medallion Ball”
  • St. Clements School “Anchor Ball”
  • Chicago History Museum/Chicago Historical Society – The Costume Committee, and “Making History Awards”
  • Friends of Conservation “Masked Ball” 1990 – 1996
  • Northwestern Settlement Dinner Dance
  • Union League Club of Chicago Boys & Girls Club Gala
  • American Society for Technion Gala with Michael Feinstein
  • Advocate Health Care Fundraiser, 2006
  • ALS Association “An Evening of Hope”
  • American Israel Chamber of Commerce “Industrialist of the Year” Dinners
  • Anixter Center of Naples Florida Gala
  • Ben Gurion University of the Negev Gala
  • “The Ski Ball”, honoring U.S. Ski and Snowboarding Team, 1998 – 2000
  • Exmoor Country Club Centennial Gala
  • Family Focus 20th Anniversary Gala
  • Gads Hill Center Centennial Gala, 1999
  • Gottlieb Hospital Dinner Dance
  • Harper College Foundation Gala
  • Hellenic Foundation Dinner Dance, 2002 – 2003, Hellenic Museum & Greek Star 100th Anniversary Dinner Dance, 2004
  • Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School, Dinner Dances, 1994 – 1999
  • Holy Angel School Gala at the Field Museum, 2001, 2004
  • Holy Cross Hospital Foundation Dinner Dance, 1998
  • American Jewish Committee Fundraisers
  • Illinois Rehabilitation Center Charity Ball
  • Lake Michigan College Gala, Benton Harbor Michigan, 2003 – 2004
  • Illinois Eye-Bank Gala honoring Marilyn Miglin, 1999
  • Greater State Street Council Gala “A Night to Remember”, 1998
  • Maryville Academy “Winter Ball”, 1993
  • Red Cross New Years Eve Gala at the Civic Opera House
  • University of Chicago Graduate School of Business Winter Formal
  • University of Chicago Laboratory School Parents Association Anniversary Gala
  • University of Illinois Medical School Graduation Dance
  • Jewish United Fund, Young Leadership Division “Masquerade”, 2003
  • Arden Shore Child & Family Services “Masked Ball”, 2002
  • Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago “Black & White Ball”
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Holiday Dinner Dance, 1997 – 2000
  • RESOLVE of Illinois Gala
  • Scholarships for Aggrieved Victims Education Dinner Dances, 1995 – 1999
  • Shakespeare Repertory Theater “Romeo & Juliet’s Wedding”
  • Special Children’s Charities Benefit Dinner Dance
  • St. Margaret Mary Health Care, Indiana, Dinner Dance
  • State of Israel Bonds Dinner Dance
  • Meals on Wheels Benefit Dinner