Gala 2021


An Anniversary Celebration of Music and the Arts

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Event Chairs Renée and Lester Crown and the Board of Trustees of WTTW and WFMT invite you to our virtual gala celebration honoring the 70th anniversary of WFMT, Chicago’s only classical radio station. By offering our community the finest arts and music programming, WFMT and WTTW enrich lives, engage communities, and inspire exploration.


Jim Mabie
The People’s Music School

Lead Sponsor

Sponsorship and Donations

We hope you will join WFMT and WTTW for our virtual gala, our signature fundraising event that provides essential support for our organization throughout the year. We welcome individuals, corporations, and foundations to celebrate our 70 years and are pleased to offer a number of unique ways to acknowledge your generous gifts. Learn more about the levels of sponsorship and related benefits here, {link: benefits of support page} or by contacting the WFMT and WTTW Development Team at (773) 509-5579 or by email at [email protected]. Or, make a gift online here [link: Sponsorship and Donations] All proceeds benefit WFMT and WTTW and our purpose of enriching lives, engaging communities, and inspiring exploration.