Monmouth Conservatory of Music executive director Vladislav Kovalsky will be honored at an April 27 event, in which a guest list of local dignitaries salute the MCM on its golden anniversary.

Press release from Monmouth Conservatory of Music

The Rumson Country Club will be the setting as the Monmouth Conservatory of Music hosts its 50th Anniversary Kick-Off Gala on Sunday, April 27.

Assemblywomen Mary Pat Angelini and Caroline Casagrande will present a special recognition award to the Conservatory’s Executive Director, world renowned pianist and a Steinway Artist Vladislav Kovalsky. Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna will also make a presentation at the event, and Lillian Burry, Director of the Monmouth County Freeholders, will also be in attendance.

Founded in 1964 by the late Felix Molzer, and headquartered at 50 White Street in downtown Red Bank, the MCM is dedicated to excellence in music education and performance, as well as maintaining an active community outreach. The school’s performance space hosts a continuing series of monthly Saturday afternoon performances by notable guest artists and faculty members, and the Conservatory regularly presents chamber concerts at the Middletown Township Public Library and other outside venues.

The April 27 gala will feature a performance by the harp-viola-flute ensemble Elysian Trio. Tickets ($95 per person) include dinner, a cash bar and silent auction, and are available by calling (732)741-8880 or visiting www.monmouthconservatory.org.