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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 January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018)

SUSTAINING BENEFACTORS ($50,000 and above)

Jerry Fiddler & Melissa Alden

Jennifer A. Maxwell

David & Beth Sawi

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($25,000 – $49,999)

Erle Flad

J. Tyler & Melanie Johnston

Matt Mullenweg

Amy & Eddie Orton

Michael & Ann Parker

Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment

Neil Rudolph & Susan Cluff

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

Anonymous (2)

Jamey Aebersold

Susan & Jeffrey Brand

Charles & Margaret Charnas

The Grossman Family

Rita Hargrave

Bannus & Cecily Hudson

Pat & Vaughan Johnson

Helen M. Marcus – in memory of David J. Williamson

Jerry Povse

Jim & Ruth Reynolds

Danny Scher

Ron Scudder

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)

Anonymous

Janet M. and William F. Cronk, III

Jacquelin & Sheafe Ewing

Jeffrey Goodby

James Keefe & Lorna Lee

Richard McKinley

Ernie Mieger

Walt & Peg Rimler – in honor of Helen Michaels

Lisa Scimens & John Moss

Carol Shen & Larry Dodge

Gene & Leslie Wang – in honor of Sally Wang

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)

Anonymous (2)

Demetrios Agretelis

Steven & Denise Baker

June Cheit

Thomas & Julie Echaniz

Sherie Friedlander

Phil Gainsborough

Michael & Bari Howard

Barbara Ivins & John Hughes

Sue Jewell

Jeff Kaszubinski

Art Lazanoff

Letty Ledbetter

George & Nancy Leitmann

Richard & Christine Lyons

Larry & Corinne Marcus

Ivan, Maris & Harry Meyerson

Martha & P.J. Nora

David & Mary Ramos

Mike Rissi

Sheron Family

Gyula Sziraczky

Gordon C. & Emilie Talbot Brooks

Judy Walters

Cookie Wong & Jim Chanteloup

Gordon & Evie Wozniak

Michael Yovino-Young & Alison Teeman

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($500 – $999)

Manuela Albuquerque & Chris McKenzie

Bill & Rosie Aron

Kathy Blackburn & Dan Sidbury

Diana Cohen & David Spitulnik – in honor of Tyler Johnston

Alex Cole

Seldy Cramer Speers

Eva & Martin Ewing

George & Ann Gaebler

Phyllis Goldsmith

Marilyn Harryman

Steve Katz

Florence and Jules Kragen

Stephanie Lee

Tienne Lee

Josh Novic

Susan Powning

Jorge Rivera

Terry Walker-Mullings

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($250 – $499)

Anonymous

Peter Anastos

Alexander Brown

Dr. Anthony Brown

Bert & Lois Carelli

Thomas & Marcie Charlesworth

Norris Clement & Diane Bessell

Leslie Crary & Andrew Stoloff

John di Bene

Thomas & Julie Echaniz – in honor of Michael Echaniz

Mary Fettig

Mike & Sally Fitzhugh

Deborah Gordon

Ray & Victoria Greenleaf

Lee Hanson & Don Scherer

Catherine Hartshorn & Richard Buxbaum

Darrell Hawthorne

Steve & Angie Holland

Patricia Kates & Henry Brady

Gail Kaufman – in memory of Arje Shaw

Susan & Moses Libitzky

Todd Lorenz

Merideth & Tom Marschak

Susan Marinoff & Thomas Schrag

John & Barbara Papini

James Paxson

J.W. Peng

Nick Phillips

Paul Radosevich & Elise Thomas

Carl Resnikoff

Jonathan Schiele & Christina Nypaver

Sam Schuchat

Tomas Schoenberg – in honor of Arabelle Schoenberg

Johanna Sedman

Linda Shapiro

Jill Suttie & Don Arbitblit

Leslie Tchaikovsky

Mike Tekulsky & Ron Wong

Sandra Tillin

Deborah & Bob Van Nest

Douglas Weber

Donald Worth

Gary & Linda Zellerbach

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($100 – $249)

Anonymous (10)

Peter Garabedian

Paul & Judy Allrich

Richard & Nancy Anderson

Hans & June Andersen

Dave Backenstoe

Margie Baker

Ted Bakowsky

John Barthel

Randy Barnett

Arlene Boyd

Cherilyn Brunetti & Daniel Levine

Dick Conte – in memory of Bill Moody

Karen Dabrusin

Kyle Davy & Karen Yencich

John Degele

David Devlin

Jim Dunbar

Susan Emerick

Paul Fogel

Richard Fregulia

Vicki Friedberg

John & Margo Gordon

Gina Harris

Brad Haywood

John Higham

Jenny Holland

Chris Hudgins & Pam Egan – in memory of Bill Moody

Jarrell Irvin

Winthrop Jackman

Christopher Johnson & Barry Miller

Frances Kalfus

Michael Katz

Christina Kellogg

Mark Klein

Emily Klion & George Brooks

R.& L. Korsan

Terry Kupers

Marjorie Lasky

Karen Laws

Roger Leventhal

Philip Lieb

Bertram Lubin & Vivian Scharlach

Michael Lucey

Laura Mahanes & Steven Weissman

Gautam Makani

Christopher Martinez

George Miller

Susan Miller

Scott & Diane Morgan

Bob Murphy

J.K. Myers & B.A. Seto

Jim Pickrel & Carolyn Woolley

Jeffrey & Sharon Porter

Norman Postone & Lisa Fruchtman

Mark & Sharon Priven

David Rapoport

Barry Robertson

Nilabh Sanat

Eileen & Jay Savel

Valerie Schwimmer

Ron Scudder – in memory of Kathy Scudder

Seidlitz Orenstein Family

Rae Ann Stahl & Burhan Sukarma

Mike Tekulsky

Dillon Vado

Jeanne Walpole

Mengchun Yang

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($50 – $99)

Anonymous (8)

Bayard & Nancy Allmond

Alexander Aruj

Kathleen Barrows

Gloria Bowles

Colin Boyle & Marcilie Smith Boyle

Barry Warren & Tom Brougham

Tammy Button

Dawn Carpenter

Michael Chanowitz & Alice Supton

Ken Christinson – in memory of Bill Moody

Nelson Combs

Gary & Karen Crangle

Suzette Curran

Steve DeMello

Madeline Eastman & Vince Lateano

James Ellis

Lisa Esherick

Matthew Fabela

Donald Falk

Judith Fiene

Ellen Florey

Jeb Gist

Steve Heckman – in memory of Bill Moody

Leslie Heyden

Wil Hobbs

Maureen Hogan

Angela Jacobson

Robyn Kessler – in memory of Arje Shaw

Gary Larson

Linda Maio

Brennan McBride – in honor of Bill Carey

Michael Mindrinos

Duane Nelsen

Charles & Jane Newberry – in memory of Arje Shaw

Vicki & Thomas Pappas

Lambros Paraschos

Roger Pettey

Gail Richie

Hector Salazar

Frank Sarmir

Mike & Kim Schulist

Daniel Schickele

Brian Seeger

Anthony & Karen Severo

Eric Siegel

Shilpa Singhal

Diane & Paul Stephenson

Sandra Stumbaugh

Eleanor Swift

Rick Trautner

Maureen Vavra

Bette Wadsworth

Henry Weinstein

Jeff Weinmann – in honor of Smith Dobson

Greg Welker

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($1 – $49)

Anonymous (12)

Margarita Ang

Chris Baldwin – in honor of Jodi Durst Quartet

Linda Barton – in honor of David Barton

Marcy Beck

Melanie Berzon

Thomas Brougham

Cathleen Chapman – in honor of Cynthia Chapman

Edward Chanowitz

Margaret Copi

Timothy Farrell

Beth Goldberg

Patricia Hare

Taylor Harwin

Sue Horn

Lyn Anne Jacob

Jepidawg

Claude Jones

Gerald Kaminski

Basha Kooler

Richard Lindsey

Marc Loran

Teddy Milder

Susanna Moore

Laura Murra

Bob Nelson

William Newton

Thomas V. Nicastro

Helen L. Olsen

Gerry Pearlman

Nancy Ragle

Albert Sammons

Lewis Santer

Michael Sela

Bob Sharman

Michael Silvers

Tina Smelser

Nicolas Spycher

James & Donna Storey

Russell Stoneking

David Strachan

William Taylor

Berigan Taylor

Harvey Weinstein

Marc Weinstein

Carrie Wilson

Langqing Zhu

INSTITUTIONAL GIFTS

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. (Funds received from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018)

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($50,000 – $99,999)

Anonymous

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $49,999)

The Bernard Osher Foundation

Hellman Foundation

Koret Foundation

The Whitman Family Foundation

The William Ellis Robinson Foundation

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)

Zalec Familian & Lilian Levinson Foundation

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)

Anonymous

Bill Graham Supporting Foundation

The Schwab Family Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($100 – $999)

Marshall Kirk McKusick & Eric P. Allman Foundation

GIFTS IN-KIND: Received January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Anonymous (2)

Clint Arndt

Kendra Boardman

Charles Murphy

Brent Donaldson

Jean Fineberg & Ellen Seeling

Barbara Gratton

Bill Hickman & Effie Dilworth

Jazzcaffè

Natalie Marshall

Maryann Patterson

Debbie Poryes

Poulson-Gluck Design

Judy Walters

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS: Received January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

THE ANGELO J. MONTESANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund has been established in memory of beloved Bay Area jazz aficionado Angelo J. Montesano.

Jeanette Bueno

Friends of Angelo (2018 Memorial Concert)

BLACK YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund has been established by Kim Nalley, San Francisco Bay Area jazz and blues performing and recording artist, to forward the music education of deserving Black youth.

Fre Goodyear

BOB PARLOCHA SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was created in honor of Bob Parlocha, former KJAZ and WFMT radio announcer, jazz historian and tenor saxophonist. Funds support the Young Musicians Program.

Julia Fox

Jayn Pettingill

Rene Renard – in honor of Jayn Pettingill

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

BUDDY MONTGOMERY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The scholarship was established to revitalize legendary vibraphonist Buddy Montgomery’s efforts in promoting the jazz art form. 

Enis Harrison

Staci Harrison

Montgomery Family

Sandra Phillips

DICK CONTE JAZZ PIANO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established in honor of noted Bay Area jazz pianist and radio luminary Dick Conte.

Anonymous

Chris Hudgins & Pam Egan

Kathleen Lawton & Dick Conte

Stephen Massey

Danny Scher

GIRLS’ AND WOMEN’S CAMPS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was established in memory of cherished guitarist and longtime Jazzschool student Barbara Fitzpatrick to offset the cost of tuition for Girls’ and Women’s Jazz and Blues Camps.

Anonymous (3)

Bancroft Middle School

Jean Fineberg & Ellen Seeling

Nancy Geimer & Chris Vance

Judy & James Gillivan

Janice Reid

Sara Sanderson – in memory of Celestial Sister

Susan Sasaki

Ruth Shapiro

Students Rock Foundation

JCMS GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This is a general fund created to help students in need attend classes in the Jazzschool Community Music School.

Sandra Little

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