7:00 pm ET

Join us online for an evening of music in appreciation of your support and commitment to Jewish National Fund. We will be treated to an exquisite performance of classical works, including pieces by Jewish composers and music that paints a sonic landscape of our beloved homeland.



Margot Zarzycka Whitelaw

Sarasota Orchestra Violinist

Margot Zarzycka is a violinist born into a family of professional classical musicians. She originally comes from Poland where she made her solo violin debut at the age of 6. Margot is a winner and finalist of numerous European violin competitions, including the Wieniawski International Young Artist Violin Competition in Lublin, Poland.

In the winter of 2000 Margot won a full-time violin position with the Sarasota Orchestra in Florida, where she is currently serving as a core violinist.  Margot is an active soloist and a chamber musician. She serves as a violinist with the Bay Arts Piano Trio and numerous string chamber ensembles in the United States and Europe.

Accompanied By


Michael Stewart


Michael Stewart has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and South America to great acclaim. Recent engagements have taken him to L'Art du Chant Francais (Perigord region of France), Music Academy International and La Lingua della Lirica (Italy), and SongFest (Los Angeles). Mr. Stewart is currently collaborative pianist and vocal coach at Juilliard’s Pre-College Vocal Arts Camp each summer in Orlando, Florida. He has been a top prize winner at various international and national competitions including the Aloha International, New York International, Coeur d'Alene Concerto, PianoArts North American, and Liszt-Garrison competitions, among others.

Event Co-Chairs

Florence & Robert Chertkof ∙ Carol & Dr. Robert Keehn
Jayne Klein ∙ Wendy & Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Nadia Ritter ∙ Nanci Seff & Joe Marzouk
Rita & Dr. Chet Stein

Minimum contribution of $5,000, or $1,000 for donors ages 22-40, to JNF’s 2020 campaign required to attend.

More Information

Joshua Mellits, Director, Western Florida
[email protected] or 941.462.1330 x865


Stuart Diamant-Cohen, Executive Director, MidAtlantic
[email protected] or 410.486.3317 x841


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