Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2017-2018

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2017-18 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



Sorab K. Modi

Donor contributions

Producer ($10,000 and above)

The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation
Frederic J. and Lucia Hill
The Reva and David Logan Foundation
Adele M. Thomas Charitable Fund

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

Opera America
Mallory and Diana Walker

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

Yanne Norup-Schmidt
John Mineto Ono, in memory of Ronald Robert Ramey
Geraldine Ostrove
Joyce E. Palmer
Judith C. & Eldor Pederson
Mace Rosenstein and Louise de la Fuente
George Sonneborn and Rosina C. Iping
The George and Ruth Tretter Charitable Gift Fund, Carl Tretter, Trustee

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

William D. Alexander
Bill Bandas and Leslie G. Ford
Stephen and Louise Burton
Dr. Ronald M. Costell and Marsha E. Swiss, in memory of Dr. Giulio Cantoni & Mrs. Paula Saffiotti
Carole J. Falvo
Milton Grossman, in memory of Dana Krueger Grossman
Wilda M. Heiss, in memory of Norman Middleton
Randy Hostetler Living Room Music Project and Fund
Egon and Irene Marx
Dr. Judith C. and Dr. Eldor O. Pederson
Arthur F. Purcell
James C. and Carol R. Tsang

Patron ($500 - $999)

Devora and Samuel Arbel
Leonard and Gabriela Bebchick
Peter and Ann Belenky
David and Judith Bernanke
Sandra J. Blake, in memory of Ronald Diehl
Elena Bloomstein
Marc H. and Vivian S. Brodsky
Kym and Joseph Butz
Diane Dixson
Richard W. Burris and Shirley Downs
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
Kym Hemley
Sheila and John Hollis
Michael B. Jennison
Mary Lynne Martin
Winton E. Matthews, Jr.
Donogh McDonald
John and Eileen Miller
Undine A. and Carl. E Nash
Judith Neibrief
John P. O’Donnell
Allan Reiter
Bruce Rosenblum and Lori Laitman
Victor Roytburd
David Seidman and Ruth Greenstein
Rebecca and Sidney Shaw, in memory of Dr. Leonard G. Shaw
Christopher Sipes
Beverly and Philip Sklover
Maria Soto, in memory of Sara Arminana
Lorna C. Totman, in memory of Daniel Gallik
Joan M. Undeland, in memory of Richard E. Undeland
Harvey Van Buren
Linus E. and Dolores R. Wallgren, in memory of Dana Krueger Grossman
Amy Weinstein and Phil Esocoff, in memory of Freda Berla
Sidney Wolfe and Suzanne Goldberg
Pan Zheng and Yang Liu


Sponsor ($250 - $499)

The Honorable Morton I. and Sheppie Abramowitz
Anonymous (2)
Eve E. Bachrach, in memory of Laurel and Linda Bergold
Gerald Cerny
Carl Ann Dyer
Laura Lee Fischer
Ted Hirakawa
Zona Hostetler
May Y. Ing
Phyllis C. Kane
Mr. and Mrs. Kim Kowalewski
Thomas C. Kuchenberg, in memory of Geri (Miriam) Rosen
Kay and Marc Levinson
Sally H. McCallum
George P. Mueller
Irving and Juliet Sablosky
Jeff and Carolyn Serfass
John Davis Snyder

Friends ( < $249)

Jeanne K. Aelion
Anonymous (4)
Anonymous, in memory of Thomas Germaine
Diane Arnkoff
Joseph Auslander and Barbara F. Meeker
Franklin M. Bialostozky and Judith L. Shiffers 
Edwin Berk
Marie E. Birnbaum
Donald L. Brown 
The Caceres-Brown Family, in honor of the Biller-Kehlmann Family
Bruce Carlson
Nancie S. Coan
Kenneth Cohen
Larry D. Cohen
John E. Dixon, in memory of Irving Sablosky
Martin Donougho
Seith and Marion Eisen
Teri A. Fischer 
Farley Fisher
Helene Freeman, in memory of Edward Schmeltzer
Jonathan Gershfeld
Barbara Glick
Gaby Gollub
Edward Gramlich
Bruce N. Gregory and Paula Causey, in memory of Irving Sablosky
Elliott A. and Rosa D. Greher
Jeanette Helfrich
Carol Herwig
Jo Ann Hersh
Bei-Lok B. Hu
William C. and Cecilie K. Jones
Jay and Francine Jupiter
Wilfrid and Kay Kohl
Rachel E. Lynch, in memory of Mattiwilda Dobbs
Ramona H. Matthews
Anne C. Mattison
William McLeese
Eileen Mengers
William L. Montgomery and Steven K. Hays
Morton and Ruth Needelman, in honor of the Music Division staff
Mary K. O’Melveny
Deanna Pennington
Dennis H. Reeder
Blair Reischer and Martha Bozman
Ann Schneider
Michael Schneider, in memory of Irving Lee Sablosky
Jo Ann Scott
David Seidman and Ruth Greenstein
Bette A. Spencer
Robert Steen
Elaine Suriano
David Tannous
Frederik van Bolhuis
Alan Vollmann
Eric Wagner
George H. Walser and Letha Dreyfus, in memory of Hugo C. Dreyfus