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INDIVIDUAL GIFTS
The California Jazz Conservatory wishes to thank the following individuals for their generous contributions to the annual fund, which supports the institution in the broadest terms. (Gifts received from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022):

SUSTAINING BENEFACTORS ($50,000 and above)
Jennifer A. Maxwell
Matt Mullenweg
Guy & Jeanine Saperstein
Abby Wolfson – in memory of Justin P. Simon

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($25,000 – $49,999)
Richard & Christine Lyons
Gregg Perloff of Another Planet Entertainment
Anonymous

BENEFACTORS CIRCLE ($10,000 – $24,999)
Jamey Aebersold
Susan & Jeffrey Brand
Gordon C. & Emilie Talbot Brooks
Andrew Dintenfass – in memory of Susan Dintenfass Subtle
Erle & Pinkie Flad
Rita Hargrave
Bannus & Cecily Hudson
J. Tyler & Melanie Johnston
Ivan, Maris & Harry Meyerson
Neil Rudolph & Susan Cluff
Lisa Scimens & John Moss
The Sterns-Klezmer Trust – in memory of Stan Klezmer

PATRONS CIRCLE ($5,000 – $9,999)
Jacquelin Ewing
Dr. Tricia Gibbs
James Keefe & Lorna Lee
Letty Ledbetter
Anonymous

SPONSORS CIRCLE ($1,000 – $4,999)

Manuela Albuquerque & Chris McKenzie
Caroline Beasley – in memory of Peter Marcus
Al Brown
June Cheit
Michael & Bari Howard
Frank Jargstorff
Steve Katz
Art Lazanoff
George & Nancy Leitmann
Tom Low
Larry & Corinne Marcus
Bob & Sue Mertens
Michael & Ann Parker
James Paxson
Jerry Povse
Renata Quintini
Harriet Roeder
Adene Sacks & Joseph Hellerstein
Sheron Family
Carol Shen & Larry Dodge
Karen Shepherd
Eric Siegel
Jan Stevens
Mike Tekulsky & Ron Wong
Pamela Stefl Toki & John Toki – in memory of Larry Stefl
Trautner-Flanagan Giving Fund
Judy Walters
Gordon & Evie Wozniak
Anonymous
Anonymous – in honor of Eddie Marshall

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE ($1 – $999)

Denny Abrams
Richard Ackerman
Eddie Adams
Nasser Addi
David Ahle
Bayard & Nancy Allmond
Paul & Judy Allrich
Richard & Nancy Anderson
Peter Andrews
Bill & Rosie Aron
Alexander Aruj
Ronald Avila
Charles Axthelm
Dave Backenstoe
Ronald Bachman – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Margie Baker
Jena Baker-Calloway
Marian Barber
Randy Barnett
Kathleen Barrows
John Barthel
David & Andrea Baum – in memory of Peter Marcus
Jackie Beasley – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Mary Beaven
Jon Bendich – in memory of Al Bendich
Rachel Benham
Jim Bennett
Deborah Benton – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Daniel Ben-Yosef
Melina Berkov-Rojas
Elizabeth Biasca
Rita Blitt
Wayne & Sheree Bloch – in memory of Peter Marcus
Anita Bloch
Steven Bocian
John Boe
Faro Booshehri – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Corwin & Margaret Booth
Gwendolyn Booze
Gloria Bowles
Peter Bowser – in memory of Nelson Combs
Colin Boyle
Donald Braden
Justin Briggs
Brian Brockhouse
Richard & Janet Brooks
China Brotsky & Dan Roth
Dr. Anthony Brown
Daniel Brown
Gary Brown
Cherilyn Brunetti & Daniel Levine
Ryan Cabrera
Frank Caggiano
Deborah Calloway
Candy Capogrossi
Bert & Lois Carelli
Allen Carroll
Anita Carse
Candelario Jack Castillo
Elizabeth Cervantes
Felicia Chan – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Michael Chanowitz & Alice Supton
Rondi Charleston
Valerie Chase
Amy Chung
Norris Clement & Diane Bessell
Sarah Clegg
Julie Clingerman
Rocio & Dale Clough
The Diana Cohen & David Spitulnik Family Fund – in honor of Tyler & Melanie Johnston
Mitch Cohen
Sabina & Andrew Cohen – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Rudy Collins
Barbara Combs – in memory of Nelson Combs
Nelson Combs
Stephen Combs
Congregation Shir Ami Sisterhood – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Russell Connacher
Dick Conte – in memory of Bill Moody
Cousin Adrienne – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Randall Craig
William Cress – in memory of Peter Marcus
Lawrence E. Crooks
Louis Dangles & Chris Armstrong
Kyle Davy & Karen Yencich
George Day
Deborah Dean
Elizabeth DeCarli
Trevor & Maria Demayo – in memory of Stan Klezmer
David Devlin
Diane Diamond – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Wayne Diamond – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Mary D’Orazi & Greg German
Allan Duncan
Mary Benefiel Dunn
Bidi Dworkin
Madeline Eastman & Vince Lateano
Thomas & Julie Echaniz
Herb & Margaret Eder – in honor of Dave Eshelman & Dann Zinn
Gloria Eive
Adrian Elfenbaum
J A Ellis – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Samuela Evans
Matt Fabela
Susan Nunes Fadley – in memory of Charles S. Fadley
David Farrar
Ann Farrell
Timothy Farrell
Barbara Feinstein – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Eileen & Stan Feldman – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Mary Fettig
Wayne Fettig
Paul Fingerote
Joan Finton
Fred & Sue Fischer
Kerstin Fischer
Marian FitzGerald
Margaret Fivian
Jon & Ellen Florey – in honor of Dave Florey
Jonathan & Sally Francis
Karen Francois
Madeleine Frankel – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Pamela Frankel – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Barbara Freitas – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Vicki Friedberg
Steven Friedland
Lisa Fruchtman & Norman Postone
George Fulmore
James Fung
Harriet Gabbert – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Richard Garcia
Nancy Geimer & Chris Vance
Marjorie Gelb & Mark Aaronson
Martin Gellen
Rainer Gembalczyk – in memory of Stan Klezmer
David Gibbons
Jeb Gist
Michael Golds
Phyllis Goldsmith
David Gordon
Deborah Gordon
Ilene & Michael Gordon
Ruby Goshert
Matt Grandy
Todd Green
Elinor Gregor – in memory of Peter Marcus
Bonnie & Sy Grossman
Scott Guitteau
Tonia Gulden
Mary Guzmán
Ariane Habets
Jeramy Hale
Sallie Hanna-Rhyne
Kate Hanson & Scott Fercuson – in memory of Nelson Combs
Catherine Hartshorn & Richard Buxbaum
Taylor Harwin
Samuel Hawkins
Alex Heigl
Dianne Heitman
Marco Hellman
Mary Henderson – in memory of Stan Klezmer
John Higham
Adrienne Hirt & Jeffrey Rodman
Sunita Ho
Jim Hoadley
Ann-Marie Hogan
Maureen Hogan
Jenny Holland
Peter Holzer
John Houghton
Cathryn Hrudika/Creative Sage – in memory of Joel R. Weisberg
Heather Hughes
K. Scott Hughes & Marilyn Krieger – in memory of Nelson Combs
Jane Hunter
Robin Huntington
Frederick Isaac – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Rabbi Burt Jacobson & Rabbi Diane Elliot – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Joe Jakovac
Rick James
Peter Jardine – in memory of Nelson Combs
Mary Jenson
Chris Johnson & Barry Miller
Christopher S. Johnson
Hampden Jones
Dee Joyce – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Nancy Juliber & Dennis Thurston – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Cole Kahn
Bruce Kaldor
Frances Kalfus
Charles Kalison – in memory of Peter Marcus
Katherine Kaminek
Ronald Karr
Jeff Kaszubinski
Atsuko Katayama
Patricia Kates & Henry Brady
Michael Katz
David & Beverlee Kell
Rosemary Kim – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Buck King – in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Fred & Janel King – in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Mark Klein
Bill Klevins
Bobbe Klezmer & Ken Woolfe – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Lee Klinghoffer
Emily Klion & George Brooks
Sara Klotz de Aguilar
Stuart Kohler – in honor of Kelsey Seymour
Dick Kolbert – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Sakiko Kono
Bob & Judith Kridle
Glenn Kubiak
Charles Lagrave & Louis Kravitz
Carol Langford
Gary Larson
Karen Laws
Stephanie Lee – in honor of Rita Largman
Tienne Lee
Debra Leifer & Howard Schwartz – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Amy Levine
Diane Lewandowski – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Elaine Libman – in memory of Peter Marcus
Philip Lieb
Yehudit Lieberman
Maria Lima- in memory of Stan Klezmer
Cole Lindsay
Emily Loeb
Bernice Loober – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Todd Lorenz
Fabio Emilio Lorenzon – in memory of Peter Marcus
Lindy Lowe
Michael Lucey
Mary & Robert Lynch
Laura Mahanes & Steven Weissman
Gautam Makani
Deborah Malbec
Sally Mann – in memory of Peter Marcus
Vicki Marinko
Helen M. Marcus
Susan Marinoff & Thomas Schrag
Daniel Marschak
Chris Martin
Toni Martin
Toni Mayer & Alan Lazere
Brennan McBride
Greg McCall
Nikolas Mcconniesaad
Ray McFadden – in memory of Peter Marcus
Randy McMullen
Rachel Medanic
Linda Meldman
Michael Mensik
Christopher Michel
Teddy Milder
Barbara Miller- in memory of Stan Klezmer
George Miller
John Monroe
Lynda Morgan
Sarah Morsy
Diane Moss – in honor of John Moss
Bill Mullin
Bob Murphy
John & Alice Nakanishi
Richard Neese
Duane Nelsen
Gerald Nelson – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Julie Newdoll
Lizabeth Ng – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Thomas V. Nicastro
Cary Nichols
Josh Novic – in memory of Elliott & Cynthia Oxenberg
Jeanne Oakley
Owen Oakley
Steven Oppenheimer – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Todd Oppenheimer
Virginia Padgett
Johnn Pak – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Palafox Donor Advised Fund
John & Barbara Papini
Vicki & Thomas Pappas
Maria Paramo – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Lambros Paraschos
Ted & Kristine Parker
Melvin Payne – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Gerry Pearlman
Steven Pearson
Tom Pehrson
JW Peng
Jeannie Peters
Roger Pettey
Sandra Phillips
Jim Pickrel & Carolyn Woolley
Nicole Platt- in memory of Stan Klezmer
Michael Pompa – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Chris & Lori Potter
Lory Poulson
Poulson Gluck Design
Mark Poulson
Rachel Pratt
Jennifer Primus
Kelly Quinlan
Elaine & John Quiter – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Fran Quittel – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Paul Radosevich & Elise Thomas
David & Mary Ramos
Thomas Rasch
Carl Resnikoff
Daniel Rethemias – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Barbara Riching
Paul Rim
Andro Rios
Jorge & Elizabeth Rivera
Kristine Rivera
Anthony Roach
Barry Robertson
Ahni & Kit Robinson
Allen Romano & Linda Shapiro
Ben Rose
Pamela Rose
Connie Rosenquist – in memory of Nancy Dooley England
Kathleen Rybicki
The Sacks Family – in memory of Peter Marcus
Sarah Saltzer
Greg Sankovich
Susan Sasaki & Daryl Lura
The Sasner Family
Ellen Saunders
Cynthia Scheinberg
Jonathan Schiele & Christina Nypaver
Robert Schoen – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Suzanne Schrift
Patricia Schroeder
Mike & Kim Schulist
Gloria Schulz
Haryo Sedhono
Seidlitz Orenstein Family
Maura Shannon
Bob Sharman
Steven Shatz & Nina Rivkind
Paula Shaw
Adrian Shih
Kiran Shirali – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Judi Silvano
Lindy Sinclair – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Marissa Singleton
David Slifer – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Richard Sloan
Gary Sloane
Brendan Smith
Rachel Smith
Sherry & Judd Smith
Michael Smolens
Tom Spalding
Rae Ann Stahl
Moe Staiano
Brian & Manuela Standish – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Sanford Statner
Mike Stearns
Jef Stebben – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Sharalyn Stebben – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Laura Steinman
Frank Sterns – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Amy Stewart
Eric Stewart – in memory of Peter Marcus
Harriet Storm
Sandra Stumbaugh
Kevin Sullivan
Jill Suttie & Don Arbitblit
Owen Sylva – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Dr. Jill Tarter & Jack Welch
Leslie Tchaikovsky
Edward Theil – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Jennifer & Michael Thyen
Shannon Townsend
Elsa Tranter
Kerry Truckly
Kerry Truckly – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Emy Tseng
Curtis Uejo
Cindy, Steve, Westin & Lexi Underberger – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Ken Valentine
David & Ellen VanBuskirk – in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Deborah & Bob Van Nest
Myrna Vidor – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Julia Vindasius
Jeanne Walpole
Kim Walesh & Steve Polcyn
David & Penelope Warren
Fred Weed
Kay Weinstein
David Weissman
Katherine Westine
Anita Wharton
George & Sandy Wieland
Tanya Willacy
Susan Wittcoff
Rex Wolfe
Cookie Wong & Jim Chanteloup
Jerrick Woo – in memory of Pearl Wong
Marshall Wood & Betsy Haddad – in memory of Peter Marcus
Anita Woodruff – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Carol Woolfe – in memory of Stan Klezmer
Donald Worth
John & Becky Xepoleas
Cindy Yan
Paul Yonemura
Michael Yovino-Young & Alison Teeman
Gary & Linda Zellerbach
Steve Zieff & Elaine Leitner
Michael Zilber
Mark & Jessica Zitter
Tom Zundel
Anonymous (52)
Anonymous – in memory of Peter Marcus
Anonymous – in memory of Elliott & Cynthia Oxenberg
Anonymous – in memory of Stan Klezmer (3)
Anonymous – in memory of Zelda & Milton Taylor

 

Scholarship Funds
Gifts Received July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022:

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

KIM NALLEY BLACK YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by jazz and blues recording artist Kim Nalley to advance jazz education among Black youth enrolled in the Jazzschool.
Gena & Alicia Bleier – in memory of Joshua Sol Bleier
Stu Fishman
Gina Harris
Kim Nalley
Tomas Schoenberg – in honor of Arabelle Schoenberg
Anonymous (2)

BUDDY MONTGOMERY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in honor of jazz vibraphonist and pianist Buddy Montgomery.
Donald Foster
Cain Leon – in memory of David Andersen

DICK CONTE JAZZ PIANO SCHOLARSHIP
In honor of jazz pianist and radio luminary Dick Conte
Kathleen Lawton & Dick Conte
Stephen Massey
Sonoma Valley Jazz Society

EDDIE MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to Jazzschool students in honor of legendary jazz drummer Eddie Marshall
Wil Hobbs


GIRLS’ AND WOMEN’S CAMPS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in honor of Women’s Camp staff member and vocalist Laurie Silverman, as well as guitarist and long-time Jazzschool student Barbara Fitzpatrick.
Piper Cafferata – in memory of Erik Rosenquist
Gina Harris
Cynthia Mah & Robert Palioca
Gloria Springer – in memory of Julie Lawyer


THE JCMS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This is a general fund created to help students in need attend classes in the Jazzschool Community Music School.
Tod & Mary Dickow – in memory of Pearl Wong
David Feldman & Kerry Compton – in honor of Terry Parker
Richard Garcia
Leslie Morishita – in memory of Pearl Wong
Anonymous – in honor of Allen Ling

THE JOHN SANTOS LATIN JAZZ SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established in honor of Latin jazz percussionist John Santos to support Latinx students at the California Jazz Conservatory.
Gena & Alicia Bleier – in memory of Joshua Sol Bleier
Judith & Joseph Epstein – in honor of Susan Brand
Walter P. Riley & Barbara Rhine

GIFTS IN-KIND
Received July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022
Stephen Bailey
Martin Gellen
Richard Lyons
Avram Miller
Alan Peterson
Jonathan Schiele & Christina Nypaver
Curtis Uejo
Wendel Rosen, LLP
Katherine Westine
Jamie Zimmerman
Anonymous


Legacy

Larry Dodge
Frances Feldon
Claudia Fenelon
Ronald Scudder

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