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october, 2022

07oct6:30 pm10:30 pmSinging with the Desert Stars6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 East Baristo Road, Palm Springs, California 92262Event Categories:Concerts & Shows,FundraiserOrder your ticket/s here

Singing with the Desert Stars

Event Details

The Desert Ensemble Theatre presents its 12th Annual Season Opener, Special Event Benefit, Singing with the Desert Stars conceived by Danny Kopelson on Friday, October 7, 2022.

This one-night-only evening of song benefits DET's Internship and Scholarship ProgramsThe stars are local, popular, professional singers who will coach prominent community members in a competitive evening of singing. The winner will be determined by the audience. All tickets include a pre-and post-performance reception catered by Eight4Nine at the theatre.

Star Coaches:
Jeff Barnett, Darci Daniels, Patrick Evans, Charles Herrera, Lizzie Schmelling, and Leslie Tinnaro.

Star Contestants:
Winston Gieseke, Philanthropy and Special Sections Editor, Desert Sun
Charles Huff, Membership Manager, The Center
Jeffrey Norman, Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs, McCallum Theatre
Shay Moraga, Founder/President, Shay’s Warriors
Christine Tringali Nunes, Franchisee The UPS Stores of the Desert, Artist
Joe Zakowski, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Philanthropist, MCM Architecture and Design Aficionado

Host: Jerome Elliott Moskowitz
Music Director: Constance Gordy

The Friday evening pre-performance reception will be at 6:30 pm. The show will start at 8:00 pm

DET is committed to growing the art of theatre by producing innovative plays that underscore the complexity of human interaction. We nurture the growth of artists of all ages, on and off the stage, and create an environment that rewards and cherishes them.




(Friday) 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm


Palm Springs Cultural Center

2300 East Baristo Road, Palm Springs, California 92262