Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2015-2016: Celebrating 90 Years

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2015-16 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 + )

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

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

Brandeis University Alumni Association

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

British Council USA
George & Ruth Tretter

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

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
Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation
Milton Grossman, in memory of Dana Krueger Grossman
Randy Hostetler Living Room Music Fund
Dexter M. Kohn
David A. Lamdin, in memory of Charles B. and Ann C. Lamdin
Igon and Irene Marx
Joyce E. Palmer
S&R Foundation

Patron ($500 - $999)

Bette A. Alberts
William D. Alexander
Daniel J. Alpert and Ann H. Franke
Samuel and Devora Arbel
Agatha Auerbach
Bill Bandas
Leonard N. Bebchick
Peter and Ann Belenky
Sandra J. Blake, in memory of Ronald Diehl
Richard W. Burris and Shirley Downs
Doris N. Celarier
Herbert L. and Joan M. Cooper
Becky Jo Fredriksson and Rosa D. Wiener
Louise de la Fuente
Fred S. Fry, Jr.
Howard Gofreed
Nancy and Robert Gould
Wilda M. Heiss
Frederic and Lucia Hill Charitable Fund
Nancy Hirshbein and Robert Roche
Sandra D. Key, in memory of Dr. James W. Pruett
Virginia Lee, in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Chai Chang Choi
Rainald and Claudia Lohner
Adam Lowy
Mary Lynne Martin
Donogh McDonald
Carl and Undine A. Nash
John P. O’Donnell
John Mineto Ono
Judith C. & Eldor Pederson
Arthur Purcell
Sidney H. and Rebecca F. Shaw
Christopher Sipes
Beverly and Philip Sklover
Joan M. Undeland, in memory of Richard E. Undeland
Harvey van Buren
Linus E. and Dolores R. Wallgren, in memory of Dana Krueger Grossman


Sponsor ($250 - $499)

Anonymous (2)
Henry and Ruth Aaron
Eve E. Bachrach, in memory of Laurel and Linda Bergold
The Honorable Anthony Beilenson
Elena Bloomstein
Jill D. Brett
The Caceres-Brown Family, in memory of Beryl A. Brown & Frances Rowan
Edward Celarier and Gail Yano
Lawrence W. Feinberg
Geraldine and Melvin C. Garbow
Roberta Gutman
Margaret F. Hennessey, in memory of Edward Schmeltzer
Zona Hostetler
George P. Mueller
Dana and Linda Sundberg
Elaine Suriano
Ianina J. Tobelmann

Friends ( < $249)

Anonymous (4)
The Honorable Morton I. and Sheppie Abramowitz
Richard H. and Kathleen M. Abrams
Marie E. Birnbaum
Susan Butler
John Byrne
William A. Cohen
Charlotte and Ed Edelsack
Michele Falkenau
Helene Freeman, in memory of Edward Schmeltzer
Elizabeth A. Fulford
Jonathan Gershfeld
Edward Gramlich
Jo Ann Hirsh
Bei-Lok B. Hu
Jay and Francine Jupiter
Gary Louis Lieber, in memory of Ed Schmeltzer
John and Christine Mansfield
Mr. and Mrs. Frederic G. Mason, Jr.
Sally McCallum
Charlotte E. Nusberg
Erika Pearl, in memory of Edward Schmeltzer
Mark D. and Catherine C. Remijan
Shirley Rosenfeld
Suzanne Salgado
David Seidman
Jeffrey A. Serfass
Jo Ann Scott
David Seidman and Ruth Greenstein
Adele Simmons
James C. Tsang
Frederik van Bolhuis
George H. Walser and Letha Dreyfus, in memory of Hugo C. Dreyfus