A Toast to The Arts



Join us on Sunday, April 23 at Concord Country Club in West Chester for a fun afternoon.  Celebrate and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres, live music by Brandywine Jazz, a silent auction, student performances and more! Celebrate the arts in our community.

This year we will be honoring David Auldon Brown with our Teaching Excellence Award  and Jill Robin Goldman will be honored with our Arts Service Award.



Tickets on sale now! 

Sponsor Tickets    $100
Pair of Tickets       $85
Regular Tickets     $45
Member Tickets    $40



David Auldon Brown is an accomplished performer, composer and teacher. He has inspired countless students to perfect their skills as musicians and many have gone on to win local, national & international competitions. He is graduate of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music with his Masters in Composition and Bachelors in Piano Performance. David is the First Prize winner of the National Merriweather Post Competition and Bloch Award, has been a soloist with Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia and Delaware, Lancaster, National & Utah Symphony Orchestras, and was selected by Jacob’s Music to receive a commemorative Steinway & Sons 2016 Top Teacher Award for outstanding instruction and leadership in piano education.


Jill Robin Goldman is the Managing Broker at Weichert Realtors in Wayne and is a generous supporter of the arts in our community. She has served on Darlington Arts Center’s Board of Directors for many years, during which time she served as chair of the Events Committee and served on the Governance Committee. Jill’s dedication to the arts will continue as she supports Darlington as a member of the Advisory Board and her three children who are all local artists.



A Toast to The Arts is sponsored by:

Broadridge Financial Solutions
Carl Cook
Cider Mill Landscapes
Clothes Mentor Springfield
Clothes Mentor West Chester
Robert and Jane Cochran
Township of Concord
Cozen O’Connor
Guida Door & Window
Jacobs Music
J.P. Morgan Chase and Co.
McCarter & English, LLP
Morgan Stanley
South Jersey Industries
Team Toyota
Santhi Saleem
Wm. Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling

Auction items include:
Park Hopper tickets to Disney World
4 Hall of Fame Level tickets to a Philadelphia Phillies game
Tickets to Saturday Night Fever at Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia
Brunch at Concordville Inn in Glen Mills
Gutter cleaning by G. Fedale Rooding & Siding
Brand New Beginner Program for Empowered Yoga/ Balanced Athlete
Wine Gift Basket
Champagne gift basket
Tickets to the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford
Dinner at Fiorello’s Café in West Chester
Dinner at McKenzie’s Brew House in Glen Mills
Gift basket from  Grub Burger Bar in Wilmington
Gift basket from Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza in Wilmington

Interested in supporting A Toast to The Arts? Email Susan Nicodemus Quinn, Executive Director, at susan@darlingtonarts.org, download the Donor Response Form or donate securely online.



Check out all of the fun we had at last year’s event!