Testimonials

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“The Alex Donner Orchestra was a fantastic choice for my daughter’s wedding reception in DC! (They play all over the place.) Their playlist is enormous yet they had no sheet music in front of them…astonishing! From big band to contemporary, they covered it all and kept the dance floor hopping. ”


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“Hooray For Hollywood Ball  2010: David Steiner’s Steiner Studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yards, the largest film studio on the East Coast, was the setting for a simply wonderful salute to stage and screen legend Patricia Neal, among others… Alex Donner’s band was perfect”


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Summer Gala 2009
“You kept everybody dancing despite the heat…so much fun to have Whitney Houston’s Mother perform with your band.”


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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House 2010
“It was a rip roaring success…nothing but praise for the Orchestra.”


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Princeton University Art Museum’s Black & White Ball 2010
“You apparently drew inspiration from our exhibit of Truman Capote’s legendary 1966 “Party of the Century,” as your music was fantastic!”


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Order of St. John 2008
For our first ever dinner dance thank you…they danced all night…you were better than we even expected!”


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2009 Mardi Gras Ball
“On behalf of the entire staff at the A.C.S., I would like to thank you for your outstanding performance. Your upbeat sounds kept everyone on the dance floor for what turned out to be our most successful event ever.”


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Baltimore Museum of Art 90th Anniversary
“We were lucky to have you. You deserve your international recognition”.


buckley

“Your musicians were outstanding.”


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United Nations Hospitality Gala
“Your music impeccably inspired the diverse crowd to dance the night away…”


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 “The musicians are talented, versatile and their professionalism can be commended.”


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 “I applaud the skill, talent and dedication of the members of your organization.”


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Republican Eagles Gala
“Alex, it was a delight to work with you and your band and I am truly appreciative of the performance!”


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“You were an extremely important element to the success of our benefit.”


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NY Cancer Gala 2009
“It was both a successful and exciting evening and memorable for all.”


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San Francisco MOMA Gala
“People danced more than ever this year and everyone raved about your band.”


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“Your music was the ingredient which changed the party form ‘very nice’ to ‘Terrific’.”


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“I never saw so many people dancing, and dancing so late at a charity event!”


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“You helped make the evening a great success!”


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“You truly set the tone for an enchanting evening for all the guests to enjoy. This year’s edition of the party continued the quality of the event, which has become a grand New York tradition.”


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“Thank you for your outstanding entertainment… our guests enjoyed themselves… your staff is extremely professional… we look forward to working with you next  year.”