Performance: Women on The Verge

“Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Paul Simon


Speaker: Karae Lisle, CEO, Vista Center


Speaker: John Glass, Chair, Vista Center Board of Directors

Testimonial/Performance: Brett Fowler

"Brown Eyed Girl" by Van Morrison

Performance: UC Santa Cruz Chamber Singers

Arabic Folk Song Lammaaarr. by Shireen Abu-Khader

Soloist - Michael Aoun


When he started to sway, Oh night, oh eye!

My lover’s beauty enamored me

through a wink which captivated me.

When he swayed, his body looked like a bent branch.

Oh my awful luck, who is merciful to my complaint

of love pangs, but the sovereign of beauty?

Performance: Susan Glass, Member of Vista Center Board of Directors, "A Cellist Brings Me Autumn"

Speaker: Dr. David Farberow, eye physician

Performance: Lauren Haber and pianist Anna Khaydarova

“La Vergine Degli Angeli” by Giuseppe Verdi


The Virgin of the Angels:

The Virgin of the Angels covers me with her mantle,

and protects me vigilantly; sacred angel of God.

The Virgin of the Angels protects me. 

The angel of god protects me. 

Performance: UC Santa Cruz Chamber Singers

Hebrew Love Song “Larov” by Eric Whitacre


"Mostly,” said the roof to the sky,
the distance between you and me is endlessness.
But a while ago two came up here,
and only one centimeter was left between us.

Speaker: Zack Friend, Second District Supervisor for

Santa Cruz County

Performance: Women on the Verge

 “For Good” by Stephen Schwartz

Testimonial/Performance: Vista Center Youth/Caitlin Hernandez

"Unruly Heart” by Matthew Sklar

Testimonial/Performance:  Mario Suraci, Tammi Brown

and Keith Greeninger

"Mercy in the Water" by Keith Greeninger

Performance: Veronica Elsea

“Most of the Time” by Veronica Elsea

Testimonial: Patrice Maginnis, Interim Director, Vista Center Santa Cruz and Member of Vista Center Board of Directors

Performance: Dayan Kai and Keith Greeninger

“That’s What Makes You Strong" by Jessie Winchester 

Performance: UC Santa Cruz Opera Program

“Little Prince” by Rachel Portman