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Announcing our 4th Annual Fundraising Gala “A NIGHT IN TUSCANY” at Our Lady of Guadalupe Abbey, Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets are $100 for 2 people and $65.00 for one person, which includes:

  • Cocktails and Hors D’oeuvres
  • Dinner
  • Silent and Live Auction
  • Opera Arias sung by Diva Susan Stokes accompanied by her pianist Debbie Wagner (Heavenly)

Your ticket enters you for a chance to win one of three fabulous prizes.

The Monastery also is extending a special rate for guests wanting to stay for the Gala weekend for $50/night.

BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW - pick them up at the door
1 Ticket admits 2 people - Cost $100 per ticket.
Now Available: Ticket for 1 person - Cost $65.


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Tickets are also available by phone. If you’re interested in purchasing tickets, donating to the auction or sponsoring the Gala: contact ahernandez@pecosmonastery.org or call 505.757.6415, ext. 103

This year's entertainment includes:

Susan Stokes

Soprano Susan Lane Stokes has enjoyed a long and varied performing career with regional opera companies and orchestras across America. From Chicago Opera Theater, Evanston Light Opera, Michigan Opera Theater Lenawee to West Bay Opera, Walnut Creek Symphony, and San Francisco Opera's school tours, among many other organizations, Susan has appeared in such roles as Violetta in La Traviata, Mimi in La Boheme, Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni as part of over 40 roles she has portrayed. Enjoyed by audiences and acclaimed by critics for her acting as well as the beauty of her voice, Susan embraces each opportunity with love and joy. A member of NATS, Susan also maintains a busy private voice studio in Tucson, AZ, where she lives with her husband Gary and their daughter Anna. Susan will be accompanied by her pianist Debbie Wagner.

Deborah Wagner

GALA Pianist
Pianist Deborah Wagner, a native of Las Vegas, Nevada, completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts at Arizona State University after having obtained degrees from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Northwestern University. Since moving to Santa Fe in 2006, Deborah has performed with Santa Fe New Music, the Santa Fe Symphony, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, the Placitas Artists Series, Coro de Camera, New Mexico Performing Arts Society, and the Sangre de Christo Chorale. She has been on the faculties of New Mexico Highlands University and Santa Fe University of Art and Design, in addition to maintining a private teaching studio. She regularly works with singers and instrumentalists in the Santa Fe area and has toured with soloists and choirs throughout the country.