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San Luis Obispo, CA  – David Hamilton, President of the San Luis Obispo Symphony Board of Directors, was awarded the Most Valuable Player Award at the Association of California Symphony Orchestras’ (ACSO) Conference in Los Angeles on July 20, 2017.


Paso Pops, the annual Paderewski Festival-sponsored patriotic-themed concert and Independence Day celebration in Paso Robles combining wine, beer, food, family-friendly activities, live music and fireworks will take place on Saturday, July 1 at the Paso Robles Horse Park.  The 2017 “Pops” program has been announced, with an important reminder to those planning to attend that the deadline for ticket purchases is June 29 – unless the event sells out earlier. No day-of tickets will be sold.

Global Search Yields Symphony’s Ninth Conductor

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA --The San Luis Obispo Symphony has a new music director - Maestro Andrew Sewell. This internationally renowned native of New Zealand ushers in a new era for the Symphony. Sewell’s rehearsal work and commanding direction of the orchestra, conducting the popular Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Overture to The Barber of Seville, delighted the audience to standing ovations on Classics Opening Night in October 2016.


What if the card is declined?

If the card is declined, though you may not see the error right away, the receipt will not print. When you try to charge the card again, it will show you an error.
There are many reasons a card may be declined. You can try another card, or you can break the transaction into multiple amounts, if the card has a per-charge limit.
You can also accept cash or check.

What if they are paying by check?

Just like you would a credit card order, select the 'Check' button. Enter the amount of the check, and click 'Save'.

NOTE: Check is the one payment method that is not considered applied at the time of the receipt. The order balance will not be zeroed out.

TODO: Note how to mark a check as cleared

How do I Charge a Credit Card?

Most of the bidders will have a Credit Card on file. In order to charge it, all you have to do is click the 'Credit Card' button on the point of sale screen.

You will see a list of any credit cards on file to choose from. Select the desired card, and click 'Save'.

If there is no card on file, or if the card is invalid, you may select 'enter a new card' and enter the credit card information.

When you click 'Save', a print dialog will appear with the receipt.

How do I find a Product?

Once you have loaded an order, you can find a product by clicking the 'Product' button.

The easiest way to find the product you are looking for is to enter the product number in the 'sku' field and hit 'enter'.

Enter the winning bid in the winning bid field and click 'tab'. You will see one or two small blue circles for a second or two while the price updates.

How do I find a Customer or Order?

1) Click on 'Auction' or 'Auction'--> Point of Sale to open the POS Interface
2) Click on the 'Order' box
3) Enter the Bidder Number in the Bidder Number field
4) Press "Enter" or click "Apply"
5) You should now see one order in the list. Click 'Load Order'.

NOTE: If you have trouble finding the correct order, you may have filters already in play. If you aren't sure, you can always click the 'Auction' link to start over.

How do I change Bidder Numbers?

1) Click on the 'Auction Seating Report'.
2) Use the filters provided to find the person you are looking to change
3) In the Bidder Number field, click 'edit this field'
4) Change the value to the new bidder number, and press the 'tab' key

NOTE: if more than one ticket was purchased, this will change all tickets in the order.

How do I register somebody who is in the system as a guest?

A guest is a person who is registered under another attendees bidder number. Sometimes, the guest would prefer to have a unique bidder number. In this case, you would simply follow the instructions for registering a guest who is not in the system. You may need to use a fake email address when registering a guest who is already in the system. If this is the case, please use as the fake address.


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