Guitars Under the Stars:
Silent Auction and Mystery Gifts Preview

Portrait of Xuefei Yang

Xuefei is one of our favorite artists. She’s been dazzling us with her artistry for fifteen years, most recently this past October when she opened our 2019-2020 season.

Fabulously talented Austin artist Ryan Runcie painted this breathtaking portrait, based on a photograph by Arlen Nydam of Xuefei performing on our series.

Dell Match Play: VIP Tickets for 2

You are bidding on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch the greatest golfers in the world compete in one of the most exciting golf events of the year, all from the comfort of a private, open-air cabana right on the 14th fairway of the Austin Country Club. 

Hosted by PwC, enjoy the World Golf Championship-Dell Match Play tournament from the front row, with views of Lake Austin and the iconic Pennybacker Bridge.

Your VIP Access includes unlimited drinks and delicious local cuisine.

This opportunity is not available to the general public!

The one-day passes will grant you and a companion access for any day you choose during the tournament, which takes place March 25-29, 2020. 

The winner of this package also takes home a brand new Evnroll ER2.2 putter!

VIP Passes donated by PwC & Rich Puccio
Putter donated by John & Miwa Flaherty

Guitar is Beautiful

A world of music awaits you! Win a gorgeous guitar, a ten-week ACG beginning class in the fall, and tickets to ACG’s two inspiring International Series events this spring. You can do this!

Package includes a Jose Ramirez Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Cedar Top Nylon String Classical Guitar with Humicase, two premium tickets to Grammy-winning David Russell (March 7) as well as our season finale featuring SoloDuo (April 25) at the AISD PAC, AND free enrollment in Austin Classical Guitar’s 10-week Beginning Guitar Class in the fall.

Guitar donated by John & Miwa Flaherty

Super Rare Mezcal Tasting Party + Concert for Ten

ACG’s Performance Engagement Artist Joseph Palmer is an extraordinary musician, an enthralling storyteller, and a passionate connoisseur of Mezcal. His fascination has led him on multiple trips to Mexico, exploring small villages and out-of-the-way places on a quest to find the rarest, most diverse-tasting, hand-made Mezcals in the world. This stuff is not available in the U.S.! 

Joseph will lead up to 10 guests on a guided tasting of some of his most special acquisitions, along with stories and music to enhance the journey. A totally unique experience you and your friends will not forget!

Free Movies for a Year at the Alamo Drafthouse

This super-galactic mega-fantastic package includes two Alamo Season Passes, each granting an ENTIRE YEAR of unlimited movies at any Alamo Drafthouse location in Austin. 

Watch as many movies as you want, even reserve your tickets in advance! 

Conditions: Each pass is good for up to one regularly priced movie per day. Additional fees may apply, see for details.

Donated by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Tim & Karrie League

A Lullaby for a Loved One

Would you, or someone you know, like to write their very-own, personal song for their young child? You’ve heard of ACG’s Lullaby Project, maybe you’ve heard some of the breathtaking songs that have been written. Here’s a special chance to bring that experience to your family or a friend’s family, and support ACG’s Lullaby Project at the same time. 

The winner of this package will be partnered with one of ACG’s artists to meet once per week for 3 or 4 sessions to collaboratively create words and music for a personal lullaby. No music experience necessary! Create a beautiful memory for generations to come. Artists available to write in English or Spanish. 

Artwork by Patti Troth Black

Patti Troth Black is a treasured Austin artist, poet, and musician. She has a particularly deep connection with Austin Classical Guitar’s Lullaby Project, which has inspired some of her stunning original artwork. She has also worked with some of the Lullaby Project’s youngest moms to help them create their own artwork with and for their babies. Patti has generously donated two packages to be auctioned individually.

Brocade Bird II: Island is an original photograph on German etching paper, painted and enhanced with iridescent & duochrome watercolors, and gouache. It is the second in a series of three.

The winner will also take home two of Patti’s illustrated poetry books, and The Little Guitar, a one-of-a-kind relief print, for which the artist hand-carved the original plate and pulled only this single print. An “edition” of one.


Rising Dream: The Flower Girl is an original mixed media piece, combining shadow/reflection photography, iridescent duochrome, interference watercolors, and gouache. The winner will also take home a set of notecards featuring prints from Patti’s Lullaby Collection.

Works donated by Patti Troth Black

Mystery Gift Bags

Support ACG and get a lovely surprise by purchasing Mystery Gift Bags with hand-selected items generously donated by local businesses such as:

Airplane Ride Over Austin, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Austin Chamber Music Center, Austin Opera, Austin Pet Ranch, Austin Shakespeare, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Patti Troth Black, Castle Hill Fitness, Citizen Eatery, Coffee Shark Espresso and Pints, Conspirare, Edis Chocolates, Eldorado Cafe, Esquina Tango Austin, Gusto Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar, Jack Allen’s Kitchen, Juliet Italian Kitchen, La Patisserie, Lake Travis Film Festival, Mandola’s Italian, Margaux & Associates, Giacomo Butera, Reality Based Group, Sweetness Bakery Austin, Teo Gelato, Urban Betty, ZuZu Handmade Mexican Food