Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2016-2017

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2016-17 Donors

Gift and trust funds

Julian E. and Freda Hauptman Berla Fund
Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation
William and Adeline Croft Memorial Fund
Da Capo Fund
Ira and Leonore Gershwin Fund
Isenbergh Clarinet Fund
Irving and Verna Fine Fund
Mae and Irving Jurow Fund
Carolyn Royall Just Fund
Kindler Foundation Trust Fund
Dina Koston and Robert Shapiro Fund for New Music
Boris and Sonya Kroyt Memorial Fund
Wanda Landowska/Denise Restout
Memorial Fund
Katie and Walter Louchheim Fund
Robert Mann Fund
McKim Fund
Norman P. Scala Memorial Fund
Karl B. Schmid Memorial Fund
Judith Lieber Tokel & George Sonneborn Fund
Anne Adlum Hull and William Remsen Strickland Fund
Rose and Monroe Vincent Fund
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
Various Donors Fund


Donor contributions

Producer ($10,000 and above)

The Reva and David Logan Foundation
Dr. Sachiko Kuno
Adele M. Thomas Charitable Fund

Guarantor ($5,000 - $9,999)

Mallory Walker and Diana Walker

Underwriter ($2,500 - $4,999)

Embassy of Sweden & Swedish Arts Council
George Sonneborn and Rosina C. Iping
The George and Ruth Tretter Charitable Gift Fund, Carl Tretter, Trustee

Benefactor ($1,000 - $2,499)

Stephen and Louise Burton
Susan Clampitt and Dr. Jeremy P. Waletzky
Dr. Ronald M. Costell and Marsha E. Swiss, in memory of Dr. Giulio Cantoni & Mrs. Paula Saffiotti
Remmel T. Dickinson
Diane Dixson
Carole Falvo
Andrew and Eleanor Glass
Milton Grossman, in memory of Dana Krueger Grossman
Randy Hostetler Living Room Music Project and Fund
David A. Lamdin, in memory of Charles B. and Ann C. Lamdin
Virginia Lee, in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Chai Chang Choi
Egon and Irene Marx
John Mineto Ono
Joyce E. Palmer
Dr. Judith C. and Dr. Eldor O. Pederson
Arthur F. Purcell
Mace Rosenstein and Louise de la Fuente
S&R Foundation
June H. Schneider

Patron ($500 - $999)

The Honorable Morton I. and Sheppie Abramowitz
Mr. and Mrs. David Alberts
William D. Alexander
Devora and Samuel Arbel
Agatha and Laurence Aurbach
Bill Bandas
Leonard and Gabriela Bebchick
The Honorable Anthony C. and Delores M. Beilenson
Peter and Ann Belenky
David and Judith Bernanke
Sandra J. Blake, in memory of Ronald Diehl
Marc H. and Vivian S. Brodsky
Richard W. Burris and Shirley Downs
Dr. Susan Canning and Dr. Adam Lowy
Doris N. Celarier
Edward A. Celarier and Gail Yano
William A. Cohen
Herbert L. and Joan M. Cooper
Ann H. Franke and Daniel J. Alpert
Becky Jo Fredriksson and Rosa D. Wiener
Fred S. Fry, Jr.
Geraldine and Melvin C. Garbow
Howard Gofreed, in memory of Ruth Tretter
The Richard & Nancy Gould Family Fund
Wilda M. Heiss, in memory of Norman Middleton
Frederic and Lucia Hill Charitable Fund
Sheila and John Hollis
Michael B. Jennison
Harold F. Kendrick
Sandra D. Key, in memory of Dr. James W. Pruett
Rainald and Claudia Lohner
Mary Lynne Martin
Winton E. Matthews, Jr.
Donogh McDonald
John and Eileen Miller
Undine A. and Carl. E Nash
John P. O’Donnell
Morton and Ruth Needleman
Judith C. & Eldor Pederson
Allan Reiter
Robert Roche and Nancy Hirschbein
Bruce Rosenblum and Lori Laitman
Roberta Ong Roumel
Victor Roytburd
Rebecca and Sidney Shaw, in memory of Dr. Leonard G. Shaw
Christopher Sipes
Beverly and Philip Sklover
Maria Soto, in memory of Sara Arminana
Elaine Suriano
James C. Tsang
Joan M. Undeland, in memory of Richard E. Undeland
Harvey Van Buren
Linus E. and Dolores R. Wallgren, in memory of Dana Krueger Grossman
Sidney Wolfe and Suzanne Goldberg


Sponsor ($250 - $499)

Anonymous (2)
Henry and Ruth Aaron
Eve E. Bachrach, in memory of Laurel and Linda Bergold
Elena Bloomstein
Jill D. Brett
The Caceres-Brown Family, in memory of Beryl A. Brown & Frances Rowan
Gerald Cerny
Carl Ann Dyer
Lawrence Feinberg
Ronna L. and Stanley C. Foster
Elizabeth A. Fulford
Roberta A. Gutman, in memory of David Gutman
Margaret F. Hennessey, in memory of Edward Schmeltzer
Zona Hostetler
R. Bruce Johnston, in honor of Carolyn and Bob Johnston
Phyllis C. Kane
Kay and Marc Levinson
Eileen Mengers, in memory of Charles and Eileen Mengers
George P. Mueller
Jeff and Carolyn Serfass
Linda Sundberg
Ianina J. Tobelmann
Jan Wolff

Friends ( < $249)

Anonymous (4)
Anonymous, in memory of Thomas Germaine
Joseph Auslander and Barbara F. Meeker
Richard H. and Kathleen M. Abrams
Edwin Berk
Marie E. Birnbaum
Donald L. Brown 
Susan Butler
John Byrne
Bruce N. Gregory and Paula Causey, in memory of Irving Sablosky
Nancie S. Coan
John E. Dixon, in memory of Irving Sablosky
Martin Donougho
Charlotte and Ed Edelsack
Seith and Marion Eisen
Helene Freeman, in memory of Edward Schmeltzer
Jonathan Gershfeld
Edward Gramlich
Elliott A. and Rosa D. Greher
Jeanette Helfrich
Carol Herwig
Jo Ann Hersh
Bei-Lok B. Hu
Jessica Krash
William C. and Cecilie K. Jones
Jay and Francine Jupiter
Gary Louis Lieber, in memory of Ed Schmeltzer
Rachel E. Lynch, in memory of Mattiwilda Dobbs
John and Christine Mansfield
Mr. and Mrs. Frederic G. Mason, Jr.
Ramona H. Matthews
Sally McCallum
Mark Nelson
Charlotte E. Nusberg
Mary K. O’Melveny
Erika Pearl, in memory of Edward Schmeltzer
Mark D. and Catherine C. Remijan
Shirley Rosenfeld
Suzanne Salgado
David Seidman
Michael Schneider, in memory of Irving Lee Sablosky
Jo Ann Scott
David Seidman and Ruth Greenstein
Adele Simmons
Ellen and Taylor Simmons, in memory of Dana Krueger Grossman
Larry R. Spancake
Frederik van Bolhuis
Alan Vollmann
George H. Walser and Letha Dreyfus, in memory of Hugo C. Dreyfus