Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2014-2015: Beyond Labels

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2014-15 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 + )

Reva and David Logan Foundation
John J. Medveckis
S&R Foundation
Adele M. Thomas Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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

Bridget B. Baird
Brian D. Baird
Brandeis University Alumni Association
Cassaday & Company, Inc.

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

British Council USA
George Sonneborn
Ruth, Carl and Beryl Tretter

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

Italian Cultural Institute
Susan Clampitt and Dr. Jeremy P. Waletzky
Fred S. Fry, Jr.
Milton J. Grossman, In memory of Dana Krueger Grossman
Randy Hostetler Living Room Music Project and Fund
Dexter M. Kohn
David A. Lamdin, In memory of Charles B. and Ann C. Lamdin
Egon and Irene Marx
Joyce E. Palmer

Patron ($500 - $999)

William D. Alexander
Bette and David Alberts
Daniel J. Alpert and Ann H. Franke
Bill Bandas
Leonard Bebchick
Peter and Ann Holt Belenky
Sandra J. Blake, In memory of Ronald Diehl
Richard W. Burris and Shirley Downs
Doris N. Celarier
Edward A. Celarier and Gail Yano
Herbert L. and Joan M. Cooper
Dr. Ronald Costell and Marsha E. Swiss, In memory of Dr. Giulio Cantoni and Mrs. Paula Saffiotti
Louise de la Fuente
Geraldine and Melvin C. Garbow
Howard Gofreed
The Richard and Nancy Gould Family Fund
Wilda Heiss, In memory of Dr. James W. Pruett
Frederic and Lucia Hill Charitable Fund
Nancy Hirshbein and Robert Roche
Sheila Hollis, In memory of Emily and Theodore Slocum
Sandra D. Key, In memory of Dr. James W. Pruett
Dr. Rainald and Mrs. Claudia Lohner
Mary Lynne Martin
Winton E. Matthews, Jr.
Undine A. and Carl E. Nash
John O'Donnell
John Mineto Ono
Dr. Judith Pederson and Dr. Eldor Pederson
Sidney H. and Rebecca F. Shaw
Christopher Sipes
Philip B. and Beverly J. Sklover, In memory of Lila Gail Morse
Maria Soto
James and Carol Tsang
Joan Undeland, In memory of Richard E. Undeland
Harvey Van Buren
Linus E. Wallgren, In memory of Dana Krueger
Sidney Wolfe and Suzanne Goldberg


Sponsor ($250 - $499)

Henry and Ruth Aaron
The Honorable Morton I. and Sheppie Abramowitz
Eve Bachrach
Anthony C. and Delores M. Beilenson
Elena Bloomstein
Jill Brett
The Caceres-Brown Family, In memory of Beryl A. Brown
William A. Cohen
Kenneth Cooper
Pamela M. Dragovich
Lawrence W. Feinberg
Becky Fredriksson
Roberta Gutman, in memory of David Gutman
Raquel Halegua
Linda Lurie Hirsch
Zona and Jim Hostetler
Virginia Lee, In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Chai Chang Choi
Michael D. Moss
George P. Mueller
Roberto J. and Mabel A. Poljak
Arthur Purcell
James and Janet Sale
Irving L. and Juliet Antunes Sablosky
Maria Schoolman, In memory of Harold Schoolman
Linda Sundberg
Elaine Suriano
Ianina J. Tobelmann
Georgia Yuan and Lawrence Meinert

Friends ( < $249)

Joseph Bailey
Kathryn Bakich
Sharon Bingham-Wolfolk
Marie Birnbaum
Donnie Bryant
Susan Butler
John Byrne 
Nancy Cavallaro
Ann K. Christy
Kenneth and Sharon Cohen
Alison Drucker and Tom Holzman
Carol Ann Dyer
Michele Falkenau
Charles M. Free, Jr., In memory of Charles M. Free, Sr. and Eva M. (née Darmstädt) Free
Helene Freedman, In memory of Edward Schmeltzer
Elizabeth A. Fulford
Glen Germaine
Norman Gershfeld
Jonathan Gershfeld
Leonid Gershon
Edward Gramlich 
Edwin Gray
Gerda Gray
Lorna Grenadier, In honor of Dorothy Grenadier
Jeanette Helfrich
Jo Ann Hersch
Carol Herwig and George Morgan
Bei-Lok B. Hu
Lorna Jaffe
Jay and Francine Jupiter
Irving E. and Naomi U. Kaminsky, In memory of Richard Brownstone
Cecily Kohler
Anna Louizos
Robert E. Luther
Ingrid Margrave
Sally McCallum
Donogh McDonald
Ada Meloy
Sorab Modi
Jane Papish
M.B. Pfeiffenberger
Mark Phillips
Philip and Carmela Reeves
Mark and Catherine Remijan
Suzanne Salgado
Jo Ann Scott
David Seidman and Ruth Greenstein
Claire and Stanley Sherman
Adelle Simmons
Shousun Chen Szu
George Walser
Barbara Wolfson
Marilyn Wong-Gleysteen