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 and Dr. Ryuji Ueno
Adele M. Thomas Charitable Fund

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

Mallory Walker and Diana Walker

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

British Council USA
Embassy of Sweden & Swedish Arts Council
George Sonneborn and Rosina C. Iping
George & Ruth Tretter

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
Andrew and Eleanor Glass
Milton 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
John Mineto Ono
Joyce E. Palmer
Dr. Judith C. and Dr. Eldor O. Pederson
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
Daniel J. Alpert and Ann H. Franke
Devora and Samuel Arbel
Agatha and Laurence Aurbach
Bill Bandas
Leonard N. Bebchick
Peter and Ann Belenky
The Honorable Anthony C. and Delores M. Beilenson
David and Judith Bernanke
Sandra J. Blake, in memory of Ronald Diehl
Marc H. and Vivian S. Brodsky
Richard W. Burris and Shirley Downs
Doris N. Celarier
William A. Cohen
Herbert L. and Joan M. Cooper
Lawrence W. Feinberg
Becky Jo Fredriksson and Rosa D. Wiener
Fred S. Fry, Jr.
Geraldine and Melvin C. Garbow
Howard Gofreed
The Richard & Nancy Gould Family Fund
Wilda M. Heiss
Frederic and Lucia Hill Charitable Fund
Sheila and John Hollis
Harold F. Kendrick
Sandra D. Key, in memory of Dr. James W. Pruett
Rainald and Claudia Lohner
Dr. Susan Canning and Adam Lowy
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
Arthur Purcell
Robert Roche and Nancy Hirschbein
Bruce Rosenblum
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
Edward A. Celarier and Gail Yano
Gerald Cerny
Carl Ann Dyer
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
Victor Roytburd
Irving L. and Juliet A. Sablosky
Linda Sundberg
Ianina J. Tobelmann
Jan Wolff

Friends ( < $249)

Anonymous (4)
Richard H. and Kathleen M. Abrams
Marie E. Birnbaum
Donald L. Brown 
Susan Butler
John Byrne
Nancie S. Coan
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 Hirsh
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
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
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