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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 a comprehensive,
high quality educational program and ensuring our future.
(Gifts received from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015)

SUSTAINING BENEFACTORS
($50,000 – and above)

Anonymous (2)
Jerry Fiddler & Melissa Alden

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE
($25,000 – $49,999)

Tom & Jerry Povse
Neil Rudolph & Susan Cluff

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

Jamey Aebersold
Susan & Jeffrey Brand
Jacquelin & Sheafe Ewing
Sy & Bonnie Grossman
Cecily & Bannus Hudson
J. Tyler & Melanie Johnston
Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment
Jim & Ruth Reynolds
Ron Scudder

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)

Anonymous
Dave Eshelman
Jeffrey Goodby & Jan Deming
Eric & Simone Lang
Larry & Corinne Marcus
Ernie Mieger
Amy & Eddie Orton
Johanne Poulin & James Richards
David & Beth Sawi
Michael Yovino-Young & Alison Teeman

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)

Anonymous (5)
Anonymous – in memory
of Eddie Marshall
Duncan Brown & Karima Cammell
Margaret Cooke
Allan & Jennifer Daly
Lois De Domenico Fund
Quinn Delaney & Wayne Jordan
Richard Dingman
Sylvia Ferrara
Mary Ford
Mimi Fox
Phil Gainsborough
Rita Hargrave
Laurie Hindes
Barbara Ivins & John Hughes
Darrell & Helen Johnston
Hoil Lee
Bertram Lubin & Vivian Scharlach
Robert & Sue Mertens
Ivan, Maris & Harry Meyerson
Gina Mickas
Shannon & Timothy Miller
Deborah O’Grady & John Adams
John S. Osterweis
John & Barbara Papini
Susanna Porte
Chris & Lori Potter
Danny Scher
Chris Scheuer & Jamie Weinstein
Gretchen Sleeper
Eric Wells
Evie & Gordon Wozniak

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($500 – $999)

Anonymous (2)
Manuela Albuquerque &
Christopher McKenzie
Bill & Rosie Aron
John Barthel
Sylvia Bell
Berkeley High School Jazz Association
Kathy Blackburn
Donald Briggs
Kenneth Chin
Leslie Crary & Andrew Stoloff
David & Lucia Gill
Serban Giuroiu
Chip Isaac III
Laura Klein & Tony Corman
Stephanie Lee
Masako & Francisco Leon
Dean & Joanne Muench
Theresa Mullings
Brian Pardo
Stephane Prunet
Debra Resnik
Tomas Schoenberg & Lynn Signorelli
Laura Steinman & Willem Villet
Katherine Westine & George Davis II
Steve Zieff & Elaine Leitner

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($250 – $499)

Anonymous
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
John Dale
Kyle Davy & Karen Yencich
Eva & Martin Ewing
Lori & Michael Ferguson
Scott & Molly Forstall
George & Ann Gaebler
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
Bob Kridle
Laura Mahanes & Steven Weissman
Merideth & Tom Marschak
Susan Marinoff & Thomas Schrag
Jennifer Maxwell
William McIntyre
Suzanne & Norman Miller
Weston Milliken
Lisa Mitchell
Josh Novic
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
Michael Tilson Thomas & Josh Robison
Beth Ann & Michael Ward
Jean & Jeffrey Weiss

FRIENDS CIRCLE
($100 –  $249)

Anonymous (8)
Dave Backenstoe
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
Kathleen Holliday
Jenny Holland
William Ross Holliday
John Houghton
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
Joel Kreisberg & Wendy Buffett
Robert Lanz
Marjorie Lasky
Vince Lateano & Madeline Eastman
Tienne Lee
Paul Little
Michael Lucey
Tim Lynch
Emy & Domenic Ma
Tom MacKinnon
Christopher Martinez
Helen Marcus & David Williamson
Toni Mayer & Alan Lazere
Flicka McGurrin – in memory of Eddie Marshall
Bill & Suzanne McLean
Michael Meehan
Catherine & Frank Mercurio
Peter Meyer
Ruth & Ronald Miguel
George Miller
Bob Murphy
Bob Negron
Jeffrey Neighbor
Ellen Osmundson
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 Suttie & Don Arbitblit
Joshua Taylor
Leslie Tchaikovsky
Deborah & Bob Van Nest
Judith & Loy Wiese
Sarah Yang
Yehudit
David Yetter & Elizabeth Berry
Greg & Kiyomi Yim
Filip Yip
Gary Zellerbach
Mark Zitter

FRIENDS CIRCLE
($50 – $99)

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

FRIENDS CIRCLE
($1 – $49)

Anonymous (2)
Mary Arnold
Christina Arrostuto
John Barr
Leslie Beam – in honor of John M. Beam
Theresa Betts
Erik Blangsted
Norman Bookstein
Judith & Burton Calder
Joan & Tom Cleveland
Ann Costello
Mark Costello
Mary Ellen Costello
Maryjane Costello
George Day
Subarnarekha De Jazel de Leon
Ruth Dixon-Mueller
Arabella Dorth
Pamela Eiselman
Kay Eskenazi
David Ferrazares
Jean Fineberg & Ellen Seeling
Gay Taxes, Inc.
Marian Gold
Danielle Goshert
Lea Grant
Domenico Grossi
Robert Hahn
Karl Hartmann
Sarah Harvey
Wil Hobbs
Kristina Holcomb
Charlotte Ito
Dan Keller
Richard Maldonado
Frances Martin
Phillip McCants
Teddy Milder
Gerald Pearlman
Tom Pehrson
Dominique Pelletey
Laura Purdy
Barbara Raboy
Emily Rosenberg
Ricki Rush
Steve Sleeper
Tina Smelser
Patrice Valdivieso
Katharine Veni
Cindy Vogt
Jon Weiner
Sharon Weinberg
Tom White & Dmitri Belser

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 high quality educational programs.
(Gifts received from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015)

SUSTAINING BENEFACTORS (over $100,000)
Challenge to Learning
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $49,999)
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
The Koret Foundation
The Whitman Family Foundation
William E. Robinson Foundation

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

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

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($100 – $999)
The Angela Palermo Trust
Forrests Music
Marshall Kirk McKusick & Eric P. Allman Foundation

GIFTS IN-KIND:
(April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015)

Anonymous
Anonymous – in memory of Eddie Marshall
Evelyn Boyd – in memory of Armen Boyd
Faye Carol
Mike Charlasch & Hélène Côté
Brent Donaldson
Dave Elliot
Dave Eshelman
Dawn Hopkins
James Howe
Jazzcaffè
Edward Michael Keating, Jr.
Pamela King
Michael Lucey
Richard A. Lyons
Seward McCain
Russell McLaren
Montclair Women’s Big Band
Udi Peled
Timothy Peters
Poulson Gluck Design
Glenn Richman
Patricia Ross
Steve & Kay Streit
Janice & Lanny Weingrod
Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

Scholarships


BARBARA FITZPATRICK SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was established in honor and memory of cherished
guitarist and longtime Jazzschool student, Barbara Fitzpatrick

Mary Arnold
Tom Bennigson
Daniel Bittker
Katharine Bristol
Blues Mob & Friends
Cynthia & Eric Canup
Ariane Cap
Nancy & Brad Catania
Linda Da Re
Richard Drozd
Chuck Fisher
Jennifer Jolly
Julie Lawyer
Richard Mayers, Jr.
Jayne Nichols
Peter Roberts
Susan Sasaki
Cheryl Schwartz
Ruth Shapiro
Barbara Young

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.

Paul Blystone
John Dale
Daria
Kitty Margolis
Kristen Miranda
Bethany & John Shifflett
Merillee Trost
Yoshi’s Oakland

DICK CONTE JAZZ PIANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Sheila Delany
Rose Healy
Kathleen Lawton
& Dick Conte
Art Lazanoff
Merillee Trost

THE ORRIN KEEPNEWS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
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.

Cisca & Roy Hansen
Merillee Trost

JCMS – SUMMER