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2014-2015 Individual Gifts

The California Jazz Conservatory wishes to thank the following
individuals for their generous support, enabling us to offer
comprehensive, high quality educational programs.
(Gifts received from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015)

SUSTAINING BENEFACTORS
($50,000 – and above)

Anonymous

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE
($25,000 – $49,999)

Jamey Aebersold
Tom & Jerry Povse
Neil Rudolph & Susan Cluff

BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $24,999)

Susan & Jeffrey Brand
Jacquelin & Sheafe Ewing
Sy & Bonnie Grossman
Cecily & Bannus Hudson
J. Tyler & Melanie Johnston
Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment
Johanne Poulin & James Richards
Jim & Ruth Reynolds
David & Beth Sawi
Ron Scudder

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)

Anonymous (5)
Dave Eshelman
Jeffrey Goodby
Eric & Simone Lang
Larry & Corinne Marcus
Ernie Mieger
Shannon & Timothy Miller
Amy & Eddie Orton
Michael Yovino-Young & Alison Teeman
Michael Zaninovich

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)

Anonymous (11)
Anonymous – in memory
of Eddie Marshall
Lana Alber
Diane Bennett
Duncan Brown & Karima Cammell
Cindy Cerdan
Margaret & David Cooke
Allan & Jennifer Daly
Lois De Domenico Fund
Quinn Delaney & Wayne Jordan
Richard Dingman
Sylvia Ferrara
Mary Ford
Mimi Fox
Phil Gainsborough
Guy Gettle
Rita Hargrave
Laurie Hindes
Barbara Ivins & John Hughes
Darrell & Helen Johnston
Steven Katz – in honor of Matt Betton
Hoil Lee
Bertram Lubin & Vivian Scharlach
Robert & Sue Mertens
Ivan, Maris & Harry Meyerson
Gina Mickas
Randy Moss
Deborah O’Grady & John Adams
Roger Osmundson
John S. Osterweis
John & Barbara Papini
Michael & Ann Parker
Susanna Porte
Chris & Lori Potter
Carol Rice
Chris Scheuer & Jamie Weinstein
Robert Schwartz
Danny Scher
Gretchen Sleeper
Eric Wells
Evie & Gordon Wozniak

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($500 – $999)

Anonymous
Manuela Albuquerque &
Christopher McKenzie
Timothy Angulo
Bill & Rosie Aron
Sylvia Bell
Berkeley High School Jazz Association
Kathy Blackburn
Donald Briggs
Kevin Cato
Jennie Coleman
Leslie Crary & Andrew Stoloff
Colin Cross
Sherie Friedlander
George & Ann Gaebler
David & Lucia Gill
Serban Giuroiu
Chip Isaac III
Laura Klein & Tony Corman
Stephanie Lee
Masako & Francisco Leon
John Barthel
Dean & Joanne Muench
Theresa Mullings
Ellen Osmundson
Palo Alto Jazz Alliance – in honor
of Dr. Herb Wong
Brian Pardo
Stephane Prunet
Debra Resnik
Tomas Schoenberg & Lynn Signorelli
Laura Steinman & Willem Villet
Katherine Westine &George Davis II
Steve Zieff & Elaine Leitner
2015 Women’s Campers

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($250 – $499)

Anonymous (3)
Demetrios Agretelis
Bayard & Nancy Allmond
Richard & Nancy Anderson
Dr. Margie Baker
Kathleen Barrows – in memory of Jack Elliott
Gretchen Brosius
Bert & Lois Carelli
Thomas & Marcie Charlesworth
Lawrence E. Crooks
Kyle Davy & Karen Yencich
Eva & Martin Ewing
Lori & Michael Ferguson
Scott & Molly Forstall
Phyllis Goldsmith,
John Link & Eli Goldlink
Ray Greenleaf
Peter Greenstein
Catherine Hartshorn & Richard Buxbaum
Jeffrey Hargreaves & Meg Levine
Rex Hesner & Susan Torrence
Frances Kalfus
Sakiko Kono
Laura Mahanes & Steven Weissman
Helen M. Marcus and
David J. Williamson Fund
Merideth & Tom Marschak
Susan Marinoff & Thomas Schrag
Jennifer Maxwell
Suzanne & Norman Miller
Weston Milliken
Montclair Women’s Big Band
Josh Novic
Marilyn O’Toole
James Pickrel & Carolyn Woolley
Mary Poffenroth
Debbie Poryes
David & Mary Ramos
Carl Resnikoff
Jonathan Schiele & Christina Nypaver
Bruce & Teddy Schwab
Robert & Linda Spencer
Jack & Char Stephenson
Amy Strage & Marvin Lamb
Mike Sweetland
Michael Tilson Thomas & Josh Robison
Beth Ann & Michael Ward
Jean & Jeffrey Weiss
Dr. Craig Williams

FRIENDS CIRCLE
($100 –  $249)

Anonymous (7)
Dave Backenstoe
Tom Bacchetti
Wai Leng Baker
Judith Berger
Kim Bogue – in memory
of Ellen Toni Dutton
David Bonaccorso
Ben Bowen
Jeffrey Briss
Anthony Brown
Roland Brown
Cherilyn Brunetti & Daniel Levine
Michael Chanowitz & Alice Supton
Jean Marie Circiello
Norris Clement & Diane Bessell
Rocio & Dale Clough
Margaret Coate
Karen Dabrusin
Daniel Dinaburg, MD
Debbie Faigenbaum
Steve Filson
Susan & Fred Fischer
Marjorie Gelb & Mark Aaronson
Judy & James Gillivan
David Gutierrez
Peter & Grace Hartdegen – in memory of John Holmgren
Adrienne Hirt & Jeffrey Rodman
David Hodul
Jenny Holland
Kathleen Holliday
William Ross Holliday
Katrina Irving & Desiree Beck
Christopher Johnson
Angharad Jones
Jane Kagon
Lloyd & Catherine Kamins
Steven Katz
Denise Kidder
Mary Ann Koory & Christopher Meehan
R. & L. Korsan
S. David Koret
Helen Kosik-Westly
John Houghton
Joel Kreisberg & Wendy Buffett
Robert Lanz
Marjorie Lasky
Paul Little
Michael Lucey
Tim Lynch
Emmy & Dominic Ma
Tom MacKinnon
Christopher Martinez
Helen Marcus & David Williamson
Toni Mayer & Alan Lazere
Bill & Suzanne McLean
Michael Meehan
Peter Meyer
Ruth & Ronald Miguel
George Miller
Bob Murphy
Bob Negron
Jeffrey Neighbor
Moon Hee Park
Frank Peralta
Ruth Phillips
Tia Pierce
Mario Pola
Norman Postone
Greg Rhoten
Mike Rissi
Ahni & Kit Robinson
Barry Robertson
Allen Romano & Linda
Shapiro
José Romero
Susan Sakai-McClure
The Seidlitz/Orenstein Family
Steven Shatz & Nina Rivkind
Jack & Judy Sherman
Rory Snyder
Rae Ann Stahl
Jill Stevens & Char Levitt
Jill Suttie & Don Arbitblit
Joshua Taylor
Leslie Tchaikovsky
Tienne Lee
Deborah & Bob Van Nest
John & Beth Watson
Judith & Loy Wiese
Sarah Yang
Yehudit
David Yetter & Elizabeth Berry
Greg & Kiyomi Yim
Filip Yip
Gary Zellerbach
Mark Zitter

FRIENDS CIRCLE
($50 – $99)

Anonymous
Miriam Agrell
John & Suzanne Barr
Corwin Booth
Gloria Bowles
Ivan Chiolo
John Cotrufo
Ann Farrell
Caroline Gonzalez
Gina Harris
Leslie Heyden
Catherine Hogan
Jim & Maddie Hogan
Audrey Ichinose
Jarrell Irvin
Emily Klion & George Brooks
Joyce Larson
Doug MacKenzie
William Manahan
Victoria Moore
Lambros Paraschos
John Rosenberg, M.D.
Josee Scanlan
Mike & Kim Schulist
Susan Sharfman
Tom Silva
Don Veca
Cindy Vogt
Deborah & Robert Walker
Jeanne Walpole
Barry Warren
Henry Weinstein

FRIENDS CIRCLE
($1 – $49)

Anonymous (9)
Mary Arnold
Christina Arrostuto
Ryan Austin
James Baker
Leslie Beam – in honor of John M. Beam
Theresa Betts
Erik Blangsted
Norman Bookstein
Maxwell Brody
Judith & Burton Calder
Joan & Tom Cleveland
Ann Costello
Mark Costello
Mary Ellen Costello
Maryjane Costello
Deborah Cullinan
George Day
Subarnarekha De
Jazel de Leon
Ruth Dixon-Mueller
Arabella Dorth
Pamela Eiselman
Kay Eskenazi
Ann Farrell
David Ferrazares
Jean Fineberg & Ellen Seeling
David Fischer
Susannah French
Kristina Galante
Gay Taxes, Inc.
Mila Givens
Vinaya Gokarn
Marian Gold
Danielle Goshert
Elizabeth Gould
Lea Grant
Domenico Grossi
Robert Hahn
Karl Hartmann
Sarah Harvey
Wil Hobbs
Christina Hohorst
Kristina Holcomb
Sharon Howard
Michael Howard
Charlotte Ito
Dominic Jeffries
Patty Johnston
Jeff Kang
Dan Keller
Bill Klevins
Courtney Love
Thomas MacKinnon
Richard Maldonado
Frances Martin
Phillip McCants
Jennifer McCormick
Heather McMillan
Wen Mew
Teddy Milder
Katharine Page-Eccles
Vicki Pappas
Maurice Parker
Gerald Pearlman
Tom Pehrson
Dominique Pelletey
Ryan Peters
Julia Pombo
Laura Purdy
Barbara Raboy
Nikole Richardson
Emily Rosenberg
Ricki Rush
Tomas Salcedo
Elizabeth Scarpelli
Seng-Moh Seet
Sohini Sinha
Steve Sleeper
Tina Smelser
Andrei Starobin
Rose Strogatz
Patrice Valdivieso
Katharine Veni
Jon Watkins
Fred Weed
Jon Weiner
Sharon Weinberg
Tom White & Dmitri Belser
Kara Wright

Gifts from Foundations, Corporations, and Government Agencies

The California Jazz Conservatory wishes to thank the following foundations,
corporations and government agencies for their generous support, enabling
us to offer comprehensive, high quality educational programs.
(Gifts received from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015)

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE (over $50,000– $99,999)
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $49,999)
The Bernard Osher Foundation
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
The Whitman Family Foundation

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)
City of Berkeley
The William Ellis Robinson Foundation
Zalec Familian & Lilian Levinson Foundation

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)
Emery Howard Portfolio Management
Golden Rain Foundation/Rossmoor
Korman & Ng Real Estate Services
Students Rock Foundation
Welton Foundation

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($100 – $999)
The Angela Palermo Trust
Forrests Music

GIFTS IN-KIND:
(July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015)

Anonymous (3)
Faye Carol
Brent Donaldson
Dawn Hopkins
Jazzcaffè
Edward Michael Keating, Jr.
Pamela King
Michael Lucey
Richard A. Lyons
Peter Margen
Marcy Wong & Donn
Logan Architects
Seward McCain
Russell McLaren
Montclair Women’s Big Band
Dean & Joanne Muench
Udi Peled
Poulson Gluck Design
Glenn Richman
Patricia Ross
Steve & Kay Streit
Wendel, Rosen, Black &
Dean, LLP

Scholarship Funds

(Gifts received from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015)

THE ANGELO J. MONTESANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship fund has been established in memory of beloved Bay Area jazz aficionado Angelo J. Montesano

James Burden
Merri Dillinger
Aileen Hillman
Beth Hutter
Frankye Kelly & Friends
Charnee Smit
Susan Wallace

BARBARA FITZPATRICK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship fund was established in honor and memory of cherished guitarist and longtime Jazzschool student Barbara Fitzpatrick.

Mary Arnold Katharine Bristol
Nancy & Brad Catania
Jayne Nichols

BUD SPANGLER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship fund was created to pay tribute to our dear friend Bud Spangler, revered Bay Area jazz drummer, recording/concert producer and radio announcer.

John Dale
Nick Phillips & Diana Lang
Merrilee Trost

DICK CONTE JAZZ PIANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This fund was established in honor of noted Bay Area jazz pianist and radio luminary Dick Conte.

Rose Healy
Kathleen Lawton
& Dick Conte
Art Lazanoff
Toni Mayer & Alan Lazere
Danny Scher
Merrilee Trost
Diane L. Wyatt

EDDIE MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Named in honor of legendary Bay Area drummer Eddie Marshall, this scholarship is awarded to deserving drummers of all ages and levels based on a combination of merit and need.

Anonymous
Vince Lateano & Madeline Eastman
Flicka McGurrin

ORRIN KEEPNEWS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship, honoring legendary record producer Orrin Keepnews, provides financial support for deserving CJC students. Founder of the Riverside, Milestone and Landmark labels, he produced classic albums by some of the greatest artists in jazz, including Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans and Sonny Rollins.

Concord Music Group
Andrew Gilbert & Gabriela Quirós
Cisca & Roy Hansen
Nick Phillips & Diana Lang
Merrilee Trost

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