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2004 Alumni Award Highlights

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Highlights from the 2004 Festival:
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From left - Ralph Jaccodine, manager; Marilyn Plissey; Paul Plissey '87 (Ellis Paul); Sharon Plissey, and Ed Plissey - with the Arts Council Alumni Award (silver bowl) and a gift given by the Arts Council to Ellis Paul (painting by Fine Arts professor Andrew Tavarelli).

From left - Cathi Ianno Fournier, Arts Festival Director; Jeffery Howe, Chair of the Arts Council; Paul Plissey '87 (Ellis Paul); Grace Regan, Alumni Association Executive Director; and Fr. Leahy, Boston College President.

Alumni Evening at the Arts Festival - Saturday, May 1. Dinner event in Lyons Hall with 255 guests. Before dinner, alumni and their guests could attend Mass for the Arts on O'Neill Plaza and/or browse student art exhibits and "Matta: Making the Invisible Visible" at the McMullen Museum. After dinner, guests had the opportunity to choose between the University Theater's presentation of Cole Porter's Anything Goes or the Festival Concert featuring BC bOp! and its alumni band.

Jeffery Howe, Chair of the Arts Council, addresses the audience with Grace Regan, Executive Director of the Alumni Association, looking on. Alumni Evening at the Arts Festival is co-sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Arts Council.
Boston College President, Fr. Leahy, addresses the 255 guests at the Alumni Evening at the Arts Festival.
Ellis Paul addresses the audience after receiving his award.
A film directed by Paul Schutz '04 was presented at the event to pay tribute to Ellis Paul's career as an award winning singer/songwriter.
Ellis Paul, Paul Schutz '04, and Ralph Jaccodine, manager.
Arts Council Chair Jeffery Howe reveals Andrew Tavarelli's recent art work given as a gift to Ellis by the Arts Council.
Professor Andy Tavarelli and Ellis Paul
Former Boston Globe jazz critic, Ernest Santosuosso '43, further entertained the crowd at the Festival Concert and praised BC bOp! for its precision and musicality.
Alumnus Pat Osborne '97 (tenor sax) was one of 30 BC bOp! alumni that returned to the Heights to perform in the Festival Concert.
Alumnus Joel Vengco '96 on guitar.
Director of BC bOp! - Sebastian Bonaiuto.