2013 - 2014 Annual Donors

Your support makes a world of music and a world of difference. Thank you!

May 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014
We want your recognition to be accurate; should you find an error or have a question, please contact the Development Office at 773.751.3343.

$25,000 and Above
  • Anonymous (1)
  • Loretta Dancer Fund for Children’s
       Music Education
  • Gary & Laura Maurer
  • Don McLellan & Martina Keller
  • John Shea
  • Jim Kastenholz & Jennifer Steans
  • ***
  • Alphawood Foundation
  • BMO Harris Bank
  • The Chicago Community Trust
  • Doris Duke Foundation for
       Islamic Art
  • Illinois Arts Council, a state agency
  • The Irving Harris Foundation
  • The John D. & Catherine T.
       MacArthur Foundation
  • Magellan Corporation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation
  • Pullman Sleeping Car Company,
       LLC

$5,000 to $9,999
  • Anonymous (3)
  • In honor of the wedding of William
       Karnoscak & David Barnett
  • The Bastian Family Charitable
       Foundation
  • Dr. Manoochehr Darab,
       Honoring Mateo Mulcahy
  • Jim Hart
  • Barbara & Kenneth Kaufman
  • Jim & Kay Mabie
  • Bruce Meier
  • Bob Neustadt
  • Tim D. Noel & Joni L. Noel
  • Amanda Lao & Ken Pelletier
  • Gayle & James Prete
  • Michael & Gigi Pucker
  • Kathy Brock & Douglas P. Regan
  • Joe Frank & Elizabeth Solaro
  • ***
  • Associated Bank
  • BDT Capital Partners LLC
  • The Boeing Company
  • Chicago Tribune Foundation
  • Dr. Scholl Foundation
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Harris Theater
  • JCCC Foundation
  • The James Huntington Foundation
  • LaBocca Della Verita
  • Lakshmi Foundation
  • Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle LLC
  • Negaunee Foundation
  • Phalanx Capital Management
       and Christopher McGuire
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
  • Sanborn Family Foundation
  • Speh Family Foundation
  • Shure Incorporated

$1,500 to $2,499
  • Anonymous (1)
  • Kate Abele & Scott Alsterda
  • Phyllis & Mike Alberts
  • Robert Bacon & Joan Trueheart
  • Basil & Katharine Babcock
  • Richard & Janice Bail
  • Phil Collins
  • Bruce Beatus & Kassie Davis
  • Lonny & Jeannine Essex
  • John & Judy George
  • Phyllis Gilfoyle
  • Joseph & Angela Holtzman
  • Peter & Susan Hood
  • Horwitz Charitable Fund
  • Micah Krohn & Mark Ishaug
  • Edward F. Johnson
  • Lael & Eugenie Johnson
  • William Karnoscak & David Barnett
  • Brad & Jennifer Keck
  • Robert Knautz
  • Patricia & Edward Knod
  • Estate of Fred Loewinsohn
  • Scott & Mimi Manzler
  • Todd McGovern & Lisa Dall
  • Ray McKenzie
  • Charles E. Merritt
  • Colm Foley & Amy Pagliarella
  • Jerry & Judi Paulson
  • Jim Cuno & Sarah Stewart,
       in honor of Meredith Mack
  • Nora Preece & Peter Strand
  • David & Robin Small
  • Sherrie D. Gauley &
       Thomas P. Smith
  • Steve, Vivian & Frank Thomas
  • Michael & Michelle Warner Family Fund of the
       Ayco Charitable Foundation
  • Linda & Michael Welsh
  • Jack M. Whitney
  • Andrew & Joann Witherell
  • ***
  • The Thomas J. and Nancy B.
       Campbell Charitable Foundation
  • Fiddle Club of the World,
       Chicago Chapter
  • Dr. Edward S. Orzac Foundation
  • Kuhn Foundation

$500 to $999
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Tom & Melanie Berg
  • Michael & Maria Boisvert
  • JB & Toni Burt
  • Michelle & Kevin Cahoon
  • Patrick & Betsy Canning
  • Matthew Corcoran
  • Dan Crowley
  • Ed & Peggy Ellis
  • Elizabeth Fiden
  • Jeanine Forini
  • Diane Frazier-Pugh
  • Mike Frerker
  • Furniss Family
  • Bridget Fusco
  • Anthony Gargiulo
  • John & Elena Digiovanni
  • Richard & Mary Jane Drews
  • Julie Wroblewski & Chuck Droege
  • Alan & Jessie Gilbert
  • Michael Glass
  • Catherine Goldthorpe
  • Linda & Leo Gordon
  • Gerald & Catherine Greenwood
  • Lauren & David Grossman
  • Megan Gulhoed
  • Kenneth Guy
  • William Hamilton
  • Gary & Karen Hearing
  • Joel Hurwitz
  • William Jacobs
  • Peter A. Jannotta
  • Suzanne & Dan Kanter
  • Paul Keller
  • Neal & Kathleen Kulick
  • Judi Lapinsohn
  • Penel Van Eynde & Alan Legrand
  • Warren & Susie Levins
  • Mia Park & Paul Levy
  • Paul Lucas & Carla Arnell
  • Mr. & Mrs. David K. Mabie
  • Meredith Mack
  • Peter Mattox
  • Thomas & Harlene Matyas
  • Dennis Mayer
  • Matthew Means
  • John & Julie Meersman
  • Karen and Laurence Mills-Gahl
  • Patrick & Michele Moran
  • Heather Morris
  • Karen Nixon
  • Mike & Kristin O'Connor
  • In Honor of Rinaldo Olff
  • Susan Munaker & Ted Oppenheimer
  • Gail & Mark Prete
  • Kenneth Puglisi
  • Bruce Calder & Elspeth Revere
  • Boyd Rice
  • Charles Rizzo
  • Rhonda Rochambeau
  • Sam & Rebecca Rodgers
  • Bonnie Rothman
  • Susan Schaefer
  • Dave & Sarah Schroeder
  • Adair Schwart
  • Cedric & Pepper Shaw
  • Sisul Cholewa Family
  • Tom & Jori Smith
  • Maria Scherrer & Collin Smyser
  • Lawrence E. Strickling & Sydney
       L. Hans
  • Andrew Strzalkowski
  • Teri & Tom Tracey
  • Anthony Tran
  • Tyler Family
  • Rick Tuttle
  • Laura Wallace
  • Rick & Karen Weiland,
       in honor of Ed Holstein
  • Albert Winston
  • Kevin Wiley
  • Abby Zanarini
  • ***
  • Association of Performing
       Arts Presenters
  • Café Selmarie
  • Instituto Cervantes of Chicago
  • Louis Glunz Beer Inc.
  • Mortar Net Solutions
  • MT Foods
  • Piper Jaffray (Jennifer Williams)
  • Potbelly Sandwich Works
  • Woody Guthrie Foundation

Endowment

Support is provided from funds named to honor and remember:

  • Loretta Dancer
  • Steve Goodman
  • Pat Gordon
  • Brendan Hedges
  • Fred Holstein
  • Bruce Kaplan
  • Myrna Lande
  • David Keats Marcovitz
  • Ray Nordstrand
  • Old Town School Teacher Support
       and Development Fund
  • Elkin Pincus
  • Christopher Saathoff
  • Win Stracke
$10,000 to $24,999
  • Anonymous (7)
  • Pamela Crutchfield
  • Ken & Stacy Drost
  • Anita Chandwaney-Khemani
       & Kish Khemani
  • Richard & Susan Kiphart
  • Douglas & Catherine Knuth,
       In Honor of Pete Seeger
  • Tom Liebman
  • Andy & Nancy Norton
  • Gordon & Claire Prussian
  • Rick and Babette Simcox
  • ***
  • Baird
  • The Comer Foundation Fund
  • Deupree Family Foundation
  • Illinois Department of Commerce
       and Economic Opportunity
  • J.P. Morgan
  • The Jubilation Foundation Fund
       of Tides Foundation
  • Martin and Mary L.
       Boyer Foundation
  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
  • The Seabury Foundation
  • Steans Family Foundation
  • Thanksgiving Fund
  • Walter Family Foundation
  • Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation

$2,500 to $4,999
  • Anonymous (1)
  • In memory of Sarajane Avidon,
       from Dick Simpson
  • Basil & Katharine Babcock
  • Marjorie & Charles Benton
  • Mazal Bohbot Berrie
  • Cairy & Tom Brown
  • Paul & Amy Carbone
  • Martha Cameron
  • Bob Friedman
  • Mike & Rikki Jones
  • Jim Kastenholz & Jennifer Steans
  • Audrey & Tom Langer
  • Michelle & Grant Ley
  • Colleen Loughlin & John Sirek
  • Corey Malis
  • Wade Miquelon
  • Kim & Michael Moran
  • Bryan Oakley
  • Lee & Sharon Oberlander
  • John & Julie Palmer
  • Felicia & Frank Portner
  • Brynn Rail & Reid Rose
  • Bob Riesman & Rachel Kaplan
  • Gary & Joann Shapiro
  • Nancy & Rick Simon
  • Colette & Tom Smithburg
  • Emmy & Stephen Stanley
  • Steve & Susan Steinmeyer
  • Beth & Jim Stephens
  • Andrew & Elwire Strzalkowski
  • Tom Weirath
  • The Weisberg Family
  • Katy Welter
  • James L. Wilson & Pamela Toler
  • Judy & Michael Zeddies
  • ***
  • Aveleda Wines and Maverick
       Wine Company
  • D’Addario Music Foundation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Francis Parker School
  • Henhouse Prowlers
  • Hoellen Family Foundation
  • Inner-City Muslim Action Network
  • International House of
       Blues Foundation
  • Jentes Family Foundation
  • Laurence E. Herman
       Family Foundation
  • Ravinia Capital
  • The Sidley Austin Foundation and
       Sidley Austin Staff

$1,000 to $1,499
  • Anonymous (1)
  • Robert & Susan Anderson Arthur
  • Tom & Kara Barta
  • Ralph Blust
  • Jon Buckland
  • William & Eileen Bush
  • Marion Cameron
  • John Carney
  • Scott Clewis
  • Cindy & Stephen Cruise
  • Meghan Curran
  • Doris Davenport
  • Leona & Douglas Dancer
  • Steve & Dorne Eastwood
  • Scott Eirinberg
  • JoAnn Favia
  • David Fiske
  • Louise Frank
  • Steve & Theresa Fuhrman
  • Stephen Futterer
  • Su Metzel & Matt Gehringer
  • Steve Grant
  • Marilynn & Ronald Grais
  • Scott Hargadon & Selima Ani
  • Jim & Marianne Hayes
  • Hauser-Ross Family Charitable
       Fund, in honor of Ed Holstein
  • Jim O’Brien & Kay Hoogland
  • Sarah Solomon & Andrew Isgrig
  • Helen Jameson
  • Dana & Michael Kanovitz
  • Mary Lou Kennedy
  • David Reinisch & Julie Kiefer Fund
  • Fred Klein
  • Jason Klein
  • Joav Kohn
  • Daniel Rosenthal & Emmy Kondo
  • Stephen & Sheri Korbet
  • George Levison
  • Fred & Teri Lowinger
  • Jim & Kay Mabie
  • Elizabeth & Jim Masterson
  • Robin & Eric Maddix
  • Paul Schick & Beth Mannino
  • Steve Martin
  • Kathy Harrington & Charlie Moles
  • Tom, Rita & Joe Morrissey
  • Erica Nelson
  • John & Diane O’Donnell
  • Ethel Polk
  • Jamie & Leslie Rachlin
  • Robbie Robinson
  • Mary and Tom Ross
  • Susan & David Schmid
  • Harry & Susan Seigle
  • Timothy & Elizabeth Simer
  • Christina & Robert Smolen
  • Shauna Babcock &
       Gary Snyderman
  • Bill & Orli Staley Foundation
  • Laura & Benjamin Stein
  • Kimi Stiffle
  • Dr. Bryan Traubert
  • Fran Tuite
  • Taylor and Eli W. Tullis, Jr.
  • George & Mary Voight
  • Cliff and Laura Prussian-Weber
  • Bartholomew & Deborah Weldon
  • James N. & Katherine W. Zartman
  • ***
  • ARCADIS
  • Charles Jacob Foundation
  • Fork
  • Franczek Radelet P.C.
  • Lader Family Foundation, a
       supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation
       of Cleveland
  • The Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation
  • Rubens Family Foundation
  • Uncommon Ground


Tribute Gifts
  • In honor of Bob Arthur
       and Magellan Corporation
  • In honor of the wedding of William
       Karnoscak and David Barnett
  • In memory of Calogero
       “Chazz” Capraro
  • In memory of Chris Crowley
  • In honor of Robbie Fulks
  • In celebration of my brother
       Bau Graves’ leadership
  • In memory of Kevin Hartney
  • In memory of Fred Holstein
  • In honor of Ed Holstein
  • In memory of Barbara A.
       & Kenneth P. Hein
  • In memory of Bruce Kaplan
  • In memory of John Benjamin Kirk
  • In honor of Jason B. Klein
  • In honor of Steve Levitt
  • In honor of Jim and Kay Mabie
  • In honor of Meredith Mack
  • In honor of Mateo Mulcahy
  • In memory of Rick Neeley
  • In honor of Rinaldo Olff, from
       Elizabeth, Mark, and Carly Jackson
  • In honor of the Old Town
       School Faculty
  • In memory of Dr. Edward S. Orzac
  • In honor of Jim Prete
  • In honor of Pete Seeger
  • In memory of Bob Simmons
  • In memory of Eric Sutherlin
  • In honor of Addie Sweet -
       Happy Birthday!
  • In memory of Harry Upshaw, an
       ideal colleague and treasured
       friend

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