Let Their Voice Be Heard Benefit Dinner


Join us on November 14th, 2023 to honor Duane and Kaye Davis.

Join the Girls Choral Academy at our annual Let Their Voice Be Heard Benefit on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at Watermark Country Club. We will be honoring Duane and Kaye Davis, a pair of extraordinary musicians and musical educators, with our Giving Girls a Voice Award. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and program from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $125 each and include dinner, drinks and entertainment.  Please see the donation form to your right for more details on tickets and sponsorships. Contact the GCA at 616-361-6111 or cat@girlschoralacademy.org  for more details.

About Duane and Kaye Davis

Duane and Kaye Davis have been active members of the Grand Rapids music community since 1969.  

Kaye is a retired elementary music specialist from Grand Rapids Public Schools, who has also been the vocal music director for Wealthy Theater, the Grand Rapids African American Youth Chorus, and has had her own private music studio for more than 30 years.  

Duane has taught at Grand Rapids Community College, Western Michigan University, the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, and served as Chorus Master for Opera Grand Rapids for 31 years.  He also taught music at Northeast Middle School and Creston High School in Grand Rapids, and was the music director for the Robeson Players, Civic, Actors, and Circle Theaters of Grand Rapids. 

Thank You to Our 2023  Sponsors

Music Maestro

Bob and Mikki Clay

Joan Secchia




Music Director

Valerie and Michael Feehan Fund

     of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Kim Mitchell




Douglas DeBoer Memorial Fund

     of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Jean Enright

Fred Mellema

Phil and Kathleen Vogelsang





Deb Cleland and Scott Nowakowski

Sam Cummings

Joy DeBoer

Mark and Loree Frank

Grand Rapids Kiwanis

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Valley State University

Win and Kyle Irwin

Tim and Pin Liang, the Hung and Elsie Liang

Fund for Music

     of the Grand Haven Community Foundation

Marge's Donut Den, Inc.

Bradford and Andola Mathis

Stephanie McNamara and John Meulenberg

Meijer, Inc.

Secrest Wardle

Sara Smolenski and Linda Burpee

Mike VanGessel

Robert and Susan Wolford

Members of the Choir


Kevin & Heather Clay

Stanley & Elizabeth Dole

Jean Enright

Barbara Ertl

Courtney Flanagan

Gazelle Sports Foundation

Max & Janet Gibbs

Grand Rapids Public Schools

Grand Rapids Urban League

Doug & Cindy Hoofman

Margaret Idema

Maggie Lancaster

Isaac V. & Lisa René Norris

Tim & Karen O'Donovan

Rockford Construction Company

Trevor Straub

Temple Emanuel Rabbi Emeritus Fund