Thank you to our 2015-2016 Sponsors and Individual Donors

Donations received from September 1, 2015 through September 1, 2016

Diamond Conductor’s Circle
($75,000+)

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District: Includes Denver, Arapahoe, Jefferson, and Adams counties): $117,176.10

Platinum Conductor’s Circle
($20,000+)

Bonfils-Stanton Foundation
HBB Foundation

Gold Conductor’s Circle
($10,000-$19,999)

CoBank, Arthur Hodges and Bob O’Toole
Rea Charitable Trust
Whole Foods Market, Tuition Scholarships from 5% day

Silver Conductor’s Circle
($5,000-$9,999)

William & Beverly Barber
Colorado Creative Industries
Metropolitan Homes, Peter Kudla
Sheila Fortune Foundation
Wallace & Cynthia Zellmer

Platinum Baton
($2,500-$4,999)

The Bowen Foundation
Nathan B and Florence R
Burt Foundation
Fine Arts Foundation
Eileen & Dennis Griffin
Investment Trust Company – Tom Herrington
Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, Capacity Building Grant
Jacqui and Bob Wetzel

Gold Baton
($1,000-$2,499)

Dave Atkinson
Ralph and Florence Burgess
Charitable Trust
Cyberspace Operations – Dewey Parker
The Denver Foundation MacCourt Fund

First Bank – Claudia Costillo
KPMG, Adam Haynes
Holland & Hart – Susan Oakes
Thomas and Katherine Lee
Betty Naster
Nestle
Sue and Randy Oakes
Nadine Popham
Caroline & Alex Rodawig
Ronald Saykaly
Lynn and Mike Slouka
JM Smuckers
Matt and Eri Stanton
Maria Eugenia Tapia and
Fernando Torre
UMB Bank – Matt Gross

Silver Baton
($500-$999)

Autrey Foundation
Bansbach Foundation
Janet Bartsch
Bert & Max Buckman
Bucy Family Fund
Mary L. Connor
Amanda Cooke
Kathleen & Ray L. Cravy
Donna and Rich Frost
Jackson H. Fenner Foundation
Thomas and Lisa Herrington
Peter and Ruth Homburger
Home Depot Foundation – Jason Waltrip
Duffy L’Hullier
La Sandia
Wes Kenney & Leslie Stewart
Janika and Paul Mahon
Rand and Barb Moritzky
Heather and Marcus Oginsky
Bob and Carrie O’Toole
Donna Owens
Josephine Proett
Suzanne Ryan
Raymond N. Satter
Henry Schmoll
David and Patricia Shelton
Sugar Foods
Kelly & Jason Waltrip
Samuel & Katie Jean Wang

Patron
($250-$499)

Anonymous (2)
LauraLee and Alex Lee Ault
David and Mona Barsotti
Donald and Juanita Burkhardt
Dr. and Mrs. Larry Chan
Henry Chu and Mary Chou
Barbara & John Clifford
Jeanne Coleman
Chris and Chee-Hwa Cole
Bill and Michele Connors
Jerry and Casey Ellington
Fab’rik, BLN Enterprises
Joanne Fanganello
Dennis Gallagher
Dan & Nancy Guerrero
Jennifer Heglin
Arthur and Sunhee Hodges
Feimo Hou
Melissa and Ray Kim
Dan and Montserrat Korleski
Dennis and Alyssa Law
Lisa Lo
Elizabeth O’Donnell and Carlin Long
Mary Mathews
Cheryl Meyers-Saffold
Robert and Judi Newman
Terry and Cindy Oakes
Roni and Gary Ogin
Gayle Ray
Kelly Rayl
Jim Mahoney and Donna Roeckel
Kathryn and Hanspeter Spuhler
James Stegman
Victoria Temple
Katie & Sam Wang
Bonnie Zueger

Benefactors
($120-$249)

Anonymous
Patton and Jacqueline Allen
Michael and Serena Amspoker
Kraig & Michelle Baade
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Claire Benson
Barbara Berryman
David and Jean Bunch
Barbara Caley
Nancy Cochran
Colsman Family
Delta Omicron Fraternity,
Zeta Zeta Chapter
Nuri Lee and Hyoungsoo Do
Ruth Epstein
Gal Faganel
Lois and Bruce Feinstein
Stefan & Chris Geissbuhler
Myron Goldstein
Alenka Han
Lisa and Kyle Hudson
Judith Hutchinson
Nell Ivey
Jean Johnson
Richard & Sue Karlin
Carol and George Koclanes
Law Theatrical Arts, Inc., Dennis Law
Pam Liebel and Kevin Junasz
Heekyung and Chae Lim
Martin Margittai & Hannah Nguyen
Judy Marks
Claire Mathews
Mavi Unlimited, Inc.
William and Rosemarie McGarrity
Katherine McMurray
Bob and Joy Meyers
Mieko Nakamura
Michael Proett
David Rosentrater
Sharon Rouse
Lillian Salazar
Charles Samson
Kay Schans
Encana Cares
Nancy Schulein
Julee Shelton
Steklac Family
Tim Threlkeld and Patty Hakala
Adam Torres
Susan Tucker
Barbara Walton
Irene Warning
The Wednesday Music Party
Martha & Jeff Welborn
Cia Wenzel
Bain and Christine White
Horace Work
Alan and Laura Zeigel

Friends
($1-$119)

Anonymous (12)
Erin Acheson
Joe and Carmen Acosta
Douglas Adams
Kacy Adams
Carol Ahern
Ava Allen
Catherine Anderson
Sue Anschutz Rogers
Mark Arnold
Tracy Atkinson
Christophe & Jacqueline Aubertot
Janice Bale
Johnny and Eileen Barela
Carolyn Benoit
Debbie and Chris Benson
Marie and Hod Blaney
Michael Boggess & Kellun Turner
Phil Pearlman & Betty Bona
Syntes Language Group, Inc.
Gertrude & Walter Braud
Dea Brayden
Norma & Mark Brechbill
Jody & Joe Brotherston
Patti & Mike Brustkern
Ken Buckspan
Linda, Tim & Steven Bullock
Polly and Lance Cantor
Julie Carr
Mike & Paula Cassio
Chu Family
Daniel Chetel
Gini Chrisco
Susanna & Peter Chu
Gary & Mary Clexton
The Geraldine R Cohen Trust
Norma & Joseph Coleman
William Cook
Suzanne Schenkein Cooper
Margaret Cunningham
The Don Davison Family
Noelle Delage
Denver Area Music Teachers Association
Dwayne Dickerson
Gary and Karen Dixon
Linda Dorough Berendt
Maureen Douglass
Martin Dyke
Ellen and Anthony Elias
Aref Erfani
Joseph Fanganello
Stephen Fincher
Alan Fisser
Jane Fitzgerald
Mary Lou Flater
Mary Anne & Harvey Fleet
Beth & Steve Foreman
Jay & Deb Frazier
Christy Fredrick
Carol Friesen
Thelma & Victor Fung
Steve & Beth Gannon
Michael Garcia
Caleb & Sidney Gates
GE Foundation
John and Ashton Giarrantano
Colleen Gill
William & Wilma Godfrey
Beverly Goldberg
Miyuki Mabel Googins
Robert Graham
Tony & Nancy Grieder
Elias Gross
Matt Gross
Celeste Grynberg
Yuming Gu
Stanley & Paula Gudder
Mary Hagen
Roland and Marilyn Halpern
Barbara Hamilton and Paul Primus
Teresa & Paul Harbaugh
Jane Harper
Sarah Harrison
Randal and Norma Heinz
Denver Percussion LLC
May Claire Hetzel
Bobbie Hill
Preston Hill
Sarah Catherine Hite
Mark Holmes
Mark Hopkins
John and Dorothy Hudson
Yumi Williams
Barbara Inama
Louise James
Laura Johnson
Thomas Johnson
Julie Johnston
Emily Joy
Diane Kane

Susan Kelly
Neville and Phyllis Kempkes
Scott and Meredith Kendziorski
Randee Isis King
John and Karen Kinzie
Michael and Wendy Klein
Will Kowalski
Keith and Stacey Kramer
Stacey & Keith Kramer
Morgan Krim
Margot Krimmel
Padma & Jai Krishnan
Gregory “GM” Kuzma
Siyong Lee
Larisa Lewis
Daniel Lichtin
Carolyn Longmire
John Low
Shilong Lu and Fang Zhang
Jeanne and James Luethke
LunaSkye Inc
Amy Martinez
Jody Mathie
Family Maucec
Dorothy Mauk
James Maurer
Richard & Margaret May
Patricia McClearn
Walter McClendon
Winnifred McGinnis
Mike McNally
Bridget McNeil
Dr. Naomi and Ryan Meeks
Pushpa Mehta
Molly Brown House Museum
Richard Molzer, Cannone Enterprices, Inc.
Elizabeth Montgomery
Dorothea Moore
Mary Murphy Powers
Elizabeth Nelms, NCTM
Dee Ohi
Nina O’Kelley, Upscale Denver Homes
Chris and Susan Olson
Ricki O’Neill
Eugene Peterson
Fay and Mark Plummer
Robert and Mary Quillin
Kate Raabe
Dale & Karen Rademacher
Jennifer Reese
Bill and Karen Roberts
Melanie Rockwell
Emily Rockwell
Mary and Tom Rogers
Joyce Rohr and Bradley Sclar
Jo Ann Roos
Jeff Rubin
John & Rebecca Saccardi
Richard Sanders
Tom Sarmo
Paul & Nan Schneider
Hank & Judy Schoch
Barbara Seifert
Aspen Shearn
Kathryn Sheffer
Joshua Smith
K.L. Smith
Yoshiko Solberg
James Spink
Kathleen Spring
Barbara Stark
Andrew & Jessica Stout
Marcia Strickland
Julie Strom
Michael Sumpmann Family
Susan Sutherland
Glenn Takimoto & Janet Stephens
Maureen Taylor
The Pasta Shoppe, LLC
William & Monica Trainor
Christopher Tremaroli
Frances Trujillo
Michele Tuepker
Harold & Debbie Tyber
Lynn Vergis
Caren Voeller
Joanne Wendholt
James Whelan
Shirley White
Ariel White
Carmen Wiest
Yvonne Wilder
Leslie Wilhelm
Art & Joyce Wills
Mary and Greg Wills
Michael and Kristina Winn
Sara Winter Nye
Andrew and Alexis Woodyard
Kim Wooldridge
Larry Wulbrandt
Theresa Yoon
Gloria and David Young
Doug Zimmerman

In-Kind Donors

Donations received from September 1, 2015 through September 1, 2016

Karen Bollig +
Complete Business Systems *
Flewelling & Mitton, P.C., Kris Flewelling *
Enstroms Chocolates
Golden Music +
Dennis & Eileen Griffin
Barbara Haley +
Tom & Lisa Herrington
Arthur & Sunhee Hodges
Imprints Littleton
King Soopers

Lamont School of Music
Lauren Graphics Inc – Lauren Klopfenstein *
Light Box Images – Thomas Kooper + *
Metropolitan Homes – Peter Kudla *
Natural Grocers
Sue & Randy Oakes
Rose Hill Wine – Sam Yu *
Suzanne Ryan

* Denotes Major In Kind Donor
+ Denotes Painted Violin In-Kind Donor

Schmitt Music Company
Mark Sodden
Sprouts
Starbucks
Unique Litho – Bill Klopfenstein *
John Waltrip
Steve Wiest *
Whole Foods Market, Desserts *
Doug Zimmerman, Photography *

Gifts in Honor or in Memory

The following gifts were made to the Denver Young Artists Orchestra to honor a family member or friend. This listing represents gifts given between September 2015 and September 2016.

In honor of Bert Buckman given by Susan Tucker
In honor of Bert Buckman given by Barbara Clifford
In honor of Bert Buckman given by Mary and Thomas Rogers
In honor of Javan Carson given by Roland and Marilyn Halpern
In honor of Alec Chai given by Theresa Yoon
In honor of Joseph Chan given by Larry and Cynthia Chan
In memory of Christopher Chu given by Susanna Chan-Chu
In honor of Jonathan Gill given by Colleen Gill
In honor of Josh Goo given by Norma and Mark Brechbill
In honor of Troy Googins given by Miyuki Googins
In honor of Eileen Griffin given by Laura Johnson
In memory of Gail Harrison given by Sarah Harrison
In memory of Margie Heskamp given by Paul and Nan Schneider

Peggy Atkinson was a past Executive Director of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra from 1987 to 1994;
In memory of Peggy Atkinson given by Raymond Satter
In memory of Peggy Atkinson given by James Beanland
In memory of Peggy Atkinson given by Dave Atkinson

In honor of Andy Hetzel given by May Claire Hetzel
In honor of Emma Johnson given by Linda Dorough Berendt
In honor of Peter Kudla & Tami Cooke given by Amanda Cooke
In honor of Elizabeth Lo given by Lisa Lo
In honor of Thomas McGarrity given by William and Rosemarie McGarrity
In honor of Barb Moritzky given by Bert & Max Buckman
In honor of Barb Moritzky given by Eileen and Dennis Griffin
In honor of Rebecca Moritzky given by Rand and Barb Moritzky
In honor of Ryan Oakes given by Anonymous
In honor of Cristin Patterson given by Claire Benson
In honor of Daniel and Stephen Spink given by James Spink
In memory of Jim Vorhees given by Neville and Phyllis Kempkes

Ruth Silver was a past President of the Board of Directors for the Denver Young Artists Orchestra from 1993 to 1995 and served as an Honorary Director from 1995 to 2015. Ruth started the DYAO Endowment.
In memory of Ruth Silver given by Suzanne Ryan
In memory of Ruth Silver given by Rand and Barb Moritzky