Dallas Symphony Orchestra League’s annual Presentation Ball has raised more than $12 million for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra through the years and created many family legacies along the way.
For example, Margaret and Barry Hancock met when she was a debutant, a year after he had served in the 1987 honor guard. With this year’s 36th annual ball, all their children have participated, too: Mary Margaret in 2016, James in 2020, and Katherine in 2022.
Elizabeth Gambrell served as ball chair with Sherwood Wagner as honorary chair for the Feb. 12 event at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
The 2021-2022 debutantes: Nora Arnold, Virginia Baker, Bailey Beaird, Cambridge Bender, London Boscamp, Abigail Brannon, Riley Cheek, Grace Condon, Amelia Cox, Erin Daugherty, Eliza Davis, Katherine Downing, Katherine Edwards, Katie Elliott, Virginia Fielder, Sydney Goodiel, Katherine Hancock, Emily Hea, Reva Henderson, Ava Heppner, Julia Hicks, Stephanie Hirschbrich, Sophie Hung, Madigan Jacoby, Grace Judin, Claire Koonsman, Story Langston, Ashley Laughlin, McKinley Lawson, Brooke Marvel, Ashlyn Meuse, Anna Mikeska, Kate Murray, Ashlee Newton, Abbey Perry, Mary Tarver Reid, Anna Robinowitz, Annie Sawers, Bella Scott, Sarah Smith, Lydia Szuwalski, Margaret Thompson, Samantha Ungerman, Ella Varel, Annie Walker, Elizabeth Walsh, Tory Wicklund, and Kelsey Wittmann.