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With the support of our valued donors, the League continues to have a positive impact on the future of orchestras in America by helping to develop the next generation of leaders, generating and disseminating critical knowledge and information, and advocating for the unique role of the orchestral experience in American life before an ever-widening group of stakeholders. 

We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of the following donors who contributed gifts of $100 and above in the last year, as of March 15, 2024. For more information regarding a gift to the League, please visit us at americanorchestras.org/donate, call 212.262.5161, or write us at Annual Fund, League of American Orchestras, 520 8th Avenue, Suite 2005, New York, NY 10018.

$150,000 and above

Barbara and Amos Hostetter 🙟
Mellon Foundation
Sakana Foundation 🙟
Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation

$50,000-$149,999

Trish and Rick Bryan †✧🙟
Galena Yorktown Foundation, Ronald D. Abramson
Howard Gilman Foundation
Jamei Haswell
The Julian Family Foundation, Lori Julian 🙟
National Endowment for the Arts
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
Linda and David Roth †
Sargent Family Foundation
The Wallace Foundation

$25,000-$49,999

The 25th Century Foundation
Malcolm and Patty Brown †✧
The Michael and Pamela Carter Charitable Fund
Laura Chang and Arnold Chavkin 🙟
Melanie Clarke §
Carol Colburn Grigor 🙟
The Hagerman Family Charitable Fund
Mason Rodrigues Charitable Fund of Horizons Foundation ¥
Mr. & Mrs. Alfred P. Moore †🙟
New York State Council on the Arts
RP Simmons Family Fund
Norm Slonaker 🙟
Richard Smucker 🙟
Trine Sorensen and Michael Jacobson
Helen Zell 🙟

$10,000-$24,999

Janine Brown & Alex J. Simmons, Jr., The John and Rosemary Brown Family Foundation
William G. Brown
Bruce and Martha Clinton, on behalf of The Clinton Family Fund †✧
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music
Chris and Stephanie Doerr
Marisa & Allan Eisemann
Marian Godfrey Gardner †✧
John & Marcia Goldman Foundation
The CHG Charitable Trust †✧
Mark Jung
Leslie Lassiter Charitable Fund
Nancy E. Lindahl
Robert A. & Diane J. McDonald Family Foundation
Robert Naparstek & Lisa Bisaccia
Mary Carr Patton
Nancy and Mark Peacock
Patricia A. Richards and William K. Nichols
Michael J. Schmitz
Penelope & John Van Horn †✧
The Leslie Miller and Richard Worley Foundation

$5,000-$9,999

Anonymous (1)
Deborah Borda †
Leslie and Dale Chihuly
NancyBell Coe and Bill Burke
Nancy and Bill Gettys
Mary Lou Gorno
Jim Hasler
Sharon D. Hatchett
Paul Judy, Clear Pond Fund
Robert Kohl & Clark Pellett
John M. Loder
Kjristine Lund §
Alan McIntyre, McIntyre Family Foundation †
Catherine & Peter Moye
Lowell and Sonja Noteboom †✧
The Brian Ratner Foundation
Chuck Schweizer
Helen P. Shaffer
Texas Commission on the Arts
Simon Woods & Karin Brookes

$2,500-$4,999

Alberta Arthurs
Jennifer Barlament §
Peter Benoliel and Willo Carey
Vivian & Bill Benter
Marie-Hélène Bernard §
Steve and Cassandra Brosvik §
Tony and Linda Bucci
Janet Cabot ∞
Colbert Artists Management
Martha and Herman Copen Fund of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Charles Dickerson
Daniel and David Els-Piercey
Steve Finerty
Catherine French †✧
Hal & Pam Fuson
Gary Ginstling and Marta Lederer §
Christina and Mark Hanson §
Dr. & Mrs. Claire Fox Hillard
The Home Depot Foundation
James Johnson
William Jones
Joseph H. Kluger and Susan E. Lewis
Thomas & Sherry Koski
Catherine Koten †
Dennis LaBarre and Camille LaBarre
John and Gail Looney
Jonathan Martin
Michael and Catherine Mayton
David Alan Miller
William and Nancy Rackoff
Susan L. Robinson
Mr. And Mrs. James C. Seabury, III
Isaac Thompson and Tonya Vachirasomboon
Melia & Mike Tourangeau †§
Jeff Tsai §¥
Alan Valentine
Kathleen van Bergen
Doris and Clark Warden †
W. Carl Wilson §
Jo Dee Wright

$1,000-$2,499

Burton Alter
Gene & Mary Arner
Beracha Family Charitable Gift Fund
O.C. and Pat Boldt Fund
Jennifer Boomgaarden Daoud
David Bornemann, Phoenix Symphony Board
Ann Borowiec
Elaine Amacker Bridges
Susan K. Bright
Doris & Michael Bronson
Monica Buffington & Jonathan Humphrey
Charles W. Cagle †
John and Janet Canning †
Judy Christl †
Darlene Clark ∞
Daniel and Linda Cooperman
Loretta Davenport ∞
Patrick Dirk
Dr. D.M. Edwards
Scott Faulkner and Andrea Lenz †§
Todd Gordon and Susan Feder
David Filner §
Drs. Aaron & Cristina Stanescu Flagg
Henry & Frances Fogel †✧
John Forsyte §
James M. Franklin †
Stephen Friedlander 🙖
Marena Gault ∞
Alice V. Gelormino
Martha Gilmer
The Joseph B. Glossberg Foundation
Michael S. Gordon
Joseph T. Green
Suzanne Gronemeyer
Daniel & Barbara Hart †§
Dale Hedding
Catherine Heitz New
Michael J. Horvitz
David Hyslop †
Stanley Inhorn
Russell Jones
Emma Kail §
Guiliano Kornberg §
Kathleen Leibrand ∞
Bob and Charlotte Lewis ∞
David Loebel
John Lofton
Sandi M.A. Macdonald & Henry J. Grzes
Regina & John Mangum
Yvonne Marcuse
Louise Mason †✧
Mattlin Foundation
Florence Mc Lean ∞
Paula McReynolds ∞
Mitch Menchaca
Thomas Dreeze & Evans Mirageas
Kim Noltemy
Victoria & Howard Palefsky
Victoria Chu Pao
Henry Peyrebrune
Denise Rehg
Erik Rönmark
Jesse Rosen †✧
Dianne and J. David Rosenberg
Robert B. Rosoff †✧
Don Roth & Jolán Friephoff †
Pratichi Shah and Gaurang Hirpara
Robert Shapiro
Laurie & Nathan Skjerseth ∞
Irene Sohm ∞
Matthew Spivey §
Connie Steensma †✧
Margaret Stehman ∞
Linda Stevens
Laura Street
Venise Stuart ∞
Oscar L. Tang
Marylou Turner ∞
Genevieve Twomey §
Edith & Thomas Van Huss
Jeff vom Saal †
Gus Vratsinas
Robert J. Wagner
Pam & Terry Weaver †
Camille and Alan Williams ∞
Donna Williams
Paul Winberg and Bruce Czuchna §
Edward Yim & Erick Neher §¥

$750-$999

Jeff & Keiko Alexander
Matthew Aubin
Bruce Colquhoun ∞
Corey Field
Jack Firestone
Betsy Hatton
Dr. Sally Johnson and Mr. William Johnson
Steven Libman
Richard Mize
David C. Snead

$500-$749

The Alsop Family Foundation
Janet Lempke Barb
Tim Beswick
Nancy Blaugrund
Terry Brown
Sherri Burkhart Reddick
Michael Burniston †§
Helen Cha-Pyo
Steve Collins
Joseph Conyers
Judith Dines
Afa Dworkin
Lawrence and Karen Fridkis
Vanessa Gardner §
Michael Gehret
Luella G. Goldberg
Gary Good
Nancy Greenbach
Augusta H. Gross and Leslie B. Samuels Fund
Debora Haines
Mary Hammond
The Honorable Paul B. Higginbotham
JT Kane §
Jill Kidwell
Douglas W. Kinzey
Donald Krause and JoAnne Krause †
Robert and Terri McDowell
Kent McNeil ∞
Paul Meecham †
Zarin Mehta †
Anne W. Miller †
Phyllis Mills †
Steven Monder †
Becky Odland † ∞
Deborah Palmer
James Roe
Renee Rymer
Diana Scoggins
Anne-Marie Spataru
Joan Squires §
Elizabeth F. Tozer & W. James Tozer, Jr.
Larisa Unger §
Christopher Wingert

$250-$499

Anonymous
Katherine Akos and Harry Jacobs in honor of Allison Vulgamore §
Steve Alter
Brent and Jan Assink †✧
John T. Axelberg
Celia Baehr
Kathryn Boucher §
Margee and William Bracken
Julie Brantley ∞
Wayne S. Brown & Brenda E. Kee †
Lynda Bucciarelli
Ben Cadwallader §
Daniel Crupi
Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler
Nancy Davenport
Aurelie Desmarais
Samuel C. Dixon §
Bert Dovo
Linda J. Edelstein
Ruth Eliel
Emerson Charitable Trust
Andrew Fleischman
Rachel and Terry Ford §
Ray Fowler
Edward Gallagher, III
Stephanie and Adam Grais
Joelle Graves
Brent Hart §
Kathy Hart
Mieko Hatano
Cynthia Hillas
Jonathan Hummel §
Rhonda Hunsinger †
Laura Jackson, Reno Philharmonic
Eileen Jeanette
Alan Jordan †
Bernard Karian
Gloria Kim Juang and Philip Juang §
Richard Krugman
Arthur & Annelies Kull
Jamie LaFreniere
Najean Lee
Tania Leon
Stanley Leonard
Marshall Levine
Jim Lindheim
Christina Littlejohn
Virginia Lundquist
Sarah Lutman
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Barbara McCelvey
Carol Abbott McCollum
Dr. Janet P. McDaniel given in honor of my sister, Helen P. Schaffer
Robert McGrath §
Charlotte W. McNeel
Phil Miller
Heather Moore †
Thomas W. Morris
Ralph and Susan Nelson §
Robert and Judi Newman
Heather Noonan
Lindsey Nova
Nikki Palley
Robert Pape
Karen Parrott
Alan Pierson Fund
William Powers & Sari Gruber
Agnieszka Rakhmatullaev §
Andre Raphel
Donald Reinhold
Ann Rivard
Lois Robinson §
David Rogers
Rachel Rossos Gallant §
Jessica and Joseph Satava §
Paul Scarbrough
John Shackelford
Shiva Shafii §
David R. Snyder
William B. Taylor
Marc Thayer
Betsy B. Whitney Fund
Marcia Wood

$100-$249

Anonymous (4)
Allen Alexander
Ann and Herb Alperin
Susan Anderson
Anton Armstrong
Nate Bachhuber
Caleb Bailey §
Jen Barbee §
Astrid Baumgardner
Frances Belcher §
Christopher & Videen Bennett
Drs. Al and Barbara Biglan
Norlynn Blocker Price
Kim Bowen
David Braslau
Tod Brody
Ingrid Brown
Keven Brown
Andrew Buelow
Al Buettner
Roanne Burech
Rosina Cannizzaro †
Elaine C. Carroll
Raylene Morris Carter
Nancy Chalifour
Amy Chung §
Karen Clarke
Carolyn S. Clauss
Dr. W. Gerald Cochran
Jim Cockey
Jonathan E Colby
Gina Compitello-Moore §
Robert D. Conrad
Bettie M. Cooper
Elaine B. Cousins
Ginny Cushman
Don F. Dagenais
Louise W. Kahn Endowment Fund of The Dallas Foundation
John D’Arcy
Jean Davidson
Dennis and Mary de Tray
Allan Dear
Larry & Martha Deener
Ingrid DeMilo
Gloria DePasquale †
Aaron Doty
Kim Eberlein
Peter & Maria Eliopoulos §
Carol Erwine
Michael Fehrman
Shire L. Feingold §
Barbara E. Field
David J. Fisk
Ryan Fleur †§
Scott Freck
Piotr Gajewski
Frank Galloway
Elizabeth Galpin
Beth Garcia §
Janice Gerry
Frank Giordano
Marilyn Go
Susan Goode
Linda V. Griggs
Daniel B. Grossman
Hector Guzman
Margaret Hager
Byron Harrison
Gurnee F. Hart
Melanie Hausmann
Bruce Healey
Bob Hetler
Holly Hickman
Joan J. Horan
Mary Kay Howard
Deanna Hoying
Sarah Ioannides
Jeff and Lynda Jackson Donor Advised Fund
Ralph E. Jackson
Peter Jaffe
Kevin James
Annette Jarvis
Brook R. Jason
Dr. Victoria Nichols Johnson
Carla Jones-Batka
Jonathan Kaledin
Steven Karidoyanes
Carolyn Keurajian
John D. Kieser
Gerri Kirchner
Shirley A. Kirshbaum
Denise Koch
Lee Koonce †
Kevin and Cynthia Kozacek
Nuri Kye
George Lange
John Lavrakas
Marylin A. Leprich
Cheryl Lindley
Tom Lindow
La Tonya Lindsey
Joe Loehnis
Brett Loney
Jacqueline Lorber
Judith and Michael Mael Charitable Fund
Courtney Mahaffey
Jessica Mallow Gulley
Marguerite Masterson
Barbara Mattens
Deborah McCann
Charlotte McConnell
Judy McCormick
Shirley McCrary †
Chuck McDanal
Bonnie McIsaac
Jill N. McLaughlin
James T. Medvitz
Rick Meeder
Nike Mendenhall
Courtney Millbrook §
Gloria and Bernard Miller
Janet Miller
Arthur Mills
Jennifer Mondie
Shirley Morgenstern
Michael Naess
Isa Nelson
Janice Nelson
Robyn Newhouse
Melissa Ngan
Lee Nicholas
Caroline Nickel
Mark Nielsen
José-Luis Novo
Aaron Nurick
Casey Oelkers
Maura Packham
Vic Pallos
Dr. Mary Palmer
Peter Pastreich †
Robert Pattengale
Pamela Perkins Dwyer
Gordon B. Peters
Jessica Phillips
Terrell Pierce
Adriana Pohl
Barbara Pollack
Rachael Pudlewski
Tresa Radermacher ∞
Ingrid Reed
Robert Alan Reed §
David Renfro §
Herbert J. Rossmeisl Jr.
George Ruzek
Penelope Sachs
Robert A. Saunders
Falynn Schmidt
Susan M. Schwartz
Marianne Sciolino
Linda Seale
Sandra Seim
Andrew Sewell
Patricia A. Shaheen
Rita Shapiro
John F. Shirley, Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera
Barry Silverman
Norman Smith
Peter Smith and Lynn Perrott Smith †
Rhapsody L. Snyder
Ari Solotoff §
Joseph Soucy §
Nancy Spears
Maribeth Stahl
Natalia Staneva and Eugene Yankevich
Michael Stanley
Cathie Staton
Monique Stevenson
Tim and Kate Storhoff §
Marcia D. Strickland
Amanda Stringer §
Caren Sturges
David Styers
Gray & Barbara Styers
Leslie Sutherland
Sean Sutton
Bob and Suellen Swaney
Kelly Swindell §
Susan Talbot
Marcia Thalhimer
Devin Thomas §
Caen Thomason-Redus and Kristi Crago
Kathleen Thomson
TisBest Philanthropy
Marta Tobey
Betty Tutor, in honor of Helen Shaffer, John Mangum, and Nancy Giles
Samara Ungar
Joseph Valent
Brandon VanWaeyenberghe §
Jeffrey R. Verney
Charles Wade
Nancy Wagner
David & Jane Watson
Libby & Brian Watson
Fredric Alan Weber
Sandra Weingarten
Corey Welch
Nora M Welsh
Anita Whalen
Cindy Whip
Theodore Wiprud
Diane Wittry
Dr. and Mrs. Eugene and Brenda Wolchok
Christian Wolf
Nancy Bowie Wrenn
Tod Yeslow
Laura Yoo
Barbara Zach Lee §
Justus Zimmerman §

† Former League Board
✧ Emeritus Board 
🙟 President’s Council
§ League Alumni Network
∞ Volunteer Council 2023-2024
¥  Includes Corporate Matching Gift
🙖 Deceased

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Anonymous (2)
Janet F. and Dr. Richard E. Barb Family Foundation
Wayne S. Brown & Brenda E. Kee †
John & Janet Canning †
Richard 🙖 †✧ & Kay Fredericks Cisek
Martha and Herman Copen Fund of the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Myra Janco Daniels
Samuel C. Dixon §
Henry & Frances Fogel ✧
Susan Harris, Ph.D.
Louise W. Kahn Endowment Fund of The Dallas Foundation
The Curtis and Pamela Livingston 2000 Charitable Remainder Unitrust †
Steve & Lou Mason †
Charles & Barbara Olton †
Walter P. Pettipas Revocable Trust
Rodger E. Pitcairn
Patricia A. Richards & William K. Nichols
Robert & Barbara Rosoff ✧
Robert J. Wagner
Tina Ward § †
Mr. & Mrs. Albert K. 🙖 †✧ & Sally Webster
Robert Wood Revocable Trust

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