Our Supporters

 

Opera Parallèle’s supporters play a critical role in providing for the organization’s financial and artistic future.  We invite you to help further our mission of bringing contemporary and relevant opera to a wide range of audiences.

Below are gifts to OP from December 1, 2017 to January 1, 2019.

Institutional Support

Aaron Copland Fund for Music
Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation
Bill Graham Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund
Horizons Foundation
Kimball Foundation
Moore Dry Dock Foundation
OPERA America
RiskPress Foundation
SF Grants for the Arts
The Henry W. and Nettie Robinson Foundation
The Shenson Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
University of California, Santa Cruz

2018-19 Artist Sponsorship

Didi & Dix Boring
sponsoring Jacques Desjardins

Hella & Mel Cheitlin
sponsoring Kindra Scharich

Michael Colbruno
sponsoring Philip Skinner

Lawrence Dillon
sponsoring Keisuke Nakagoshi

Beth Glynn
sponsoring Nicole Paiement

Bernice Lindstrom
sponsoring Marnie Breckenridge

Holly & Tom Mayer
sponsoring Daniel Belcher

Susan McConkey
sponsoring Sophia Smith

Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt
sponsoring Jacques Desjardins

Nancy Petrisko
sponsoring Eve Gigliotti

Robert Ripps and Steven Spector
sponsoring Laura Anderson, Nathan Granner, and Roma Olvera

Martha Rochelle
sponsoring Nicole Paiement

Jerry Roth
sponsoring Kindra Scharich

Bob & Terri Ryan
sponsoring Blythe Gaissert

Betty & Jack Schafer
sponsoring Brian Staufenbiel

$50,000+

Mary McDermott Cook
Gordon P Getty & Ann G Getty
Nicole Paiement & Brian Staufenbiel
Donna Dubinsky & Len Shustek

$25,000+

Bob Ellis
Susan & Mark Geyer

$10,000+

Susan Anderson-Norby & Doug Norby, in memory of Jane Bernstein
Didi Boring & Dix Boring
Dr. John H Crowe & Dr. Lois Crowe
Beth & Gary Glynn
Philip Goward
Jane Hartley & David Hartley
Diane & Stephen Heiman
Pitch & Cathie Johnson
Bernice Lindstrom
Holly & Tom Mayer
Elizabeth McMillan & George Varian
Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt
Mrs. Martha Peak Rochelle
Robert Ripps & Steven Spector
Jerome Roth
Sharon Simpson, in honor of Debbie Chinn
Dr. Katherine Slazak
Elizabeth C Theil & Brian M Kincaid

$5,000+

David Bertoni
Joseph Chan
Lawrence Dillon & Rudy Guerrero
Dr. Barry Gustin & Carolina Gustin
Mark L. Kalow & Marlene Pitkow
Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker
Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice
Nancy Petrisko & Don Beckham
David Pollock
Erika Rottenberg, in honor of Jerry Roth’s birthday and in memory of his mother
Shirley Davis & Paul Sack
Betty & Jack Schafer

$2,500+

Sandra L & Darr Aley
Charles & Margaret Charnas
Melvin & Hella Cheitlin
Eliza M Fox
Judy Gough & Jeff Gough
Jake Heggie & Curt Branom
Mary & Craig Henderson
Marcia Lazer
Britt-Marie Ljung & Warren Miller
Peter Lundberg & James Mowdy
Susan McConkey
Helen O’Hanlon
Mauree Jane & Mark Perry
Sarah Ratchye & Ed Frank
Cheryl Ruby & Richard Hart
Theresa Ryan & Bob Ryan
Brenda Yost
Dr Anjun Zhou & Dr Vladimir Malashkevich

$1,000+

Anne Marie Bourcier & Bill Holtzman
Machelle Burkstrand & Steve Winick
Kevin Cartwright & Steve Eimer, in honor of Debbie Chinn
Debbie Chinn
Carolyn Clark Beedle
Michael Colbruno
Marie Bertillion Collins & Leonard Collins
Jacques Desjardins & Andrea Taylor
Steven Fletcher & Carl Croft
Mary-Kay Gamel & Thomas Vogler
Margo Hackett & Robert Yagura
Joseph & Bette Hirsch
Miriam Hitchcock & Dan Shapiro, in support of Chris Pratorius
Susan Hone, in honor of John Lindstrom
Lorraine Honig & Victor Honig
Mark L Kalow & Marlene Pitkow
Nelda Kilguss
William Kreysler & Jacque Giuffre
Patricia Kristof Moy
Patrick McCabe
James Meehan
D G Mitchell
Cathy Reade Moreland & Howard Moreland
Elisabeth Morten
Anne Morton, in memory of Thomas E. Morton
Peggy & Boyce Nute
Marcia Popper & Robert Popper
Rosemarie Theresa Ring
Natalie Shuttleworth
Daniel Sillin
Francoise Stone
Kenneth & Karen Travis, in honor of Nicole Paiement
Patricia Unterman & Tim Savinar
Judy Walsh
Karen & Jim Wiley
Dee Williams
Leslie Winick, in honor of Nicole and Brian

$500+

John Banning & Sheila Banning
Ines Bouvet & Bertrand Bouvet
Richard Carlstrom
Michael Chinn
Frances Collmann
Lisa Danzig
Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
Maria E Dichov
Lisa Jill Freeman
Alexandra Gillen & Hartmut Koeppen
Fred Girodat
Helen Hakanson & Helen Hakanson
Leonard Heil
Lauren Ito
Miranda Kane, in honor of Jerry Roth’s birthday
Frank J Kelly
Martha & Michael Kessler
Kelly Klaus, in honor of Jerry Roth’s birthday
John Lee
Myra K Levenson
Deborah Lewis & Martin H Myers
Charlie Lichtman
Sylvia & Paul Lorton Jr
Susan & Philip Marineau, in honor of Nicole Paiement
Myron Marx
Angela Murray
Ruth Nott
Maria Paiement
Clare Parker Damner
Anthony Politopoulos
Doug Regalia
Marc Rogers, in honor of Susan Schumann
Julie Rulyak Steinberg
Maryann Schicketanz
Jay Seidmen
Betty Wallerstein & Robert Gray Patton
Jessica Wan
Stephen Yeh
Denise Young Smith

$250+

Anonymous (2)
Thomas Ames
Bettina Aptheker
Terje Arnesen
Catherine Atcheson
Will Baty & Mary Pierce
Lynn D Berger
Dr Roy C Bergstrom
Robert Brock & Jean Brock
Karen Broido, in memory of Barbara Jackson
Susie & Stan Brusa
Bruce Colman & Margaret Sheehan
Bradford Crowell
Stacy Cullison
Joan Desens & Simon Carr-Ellison, in memory of Jane Bernstein
Sharon Esker
Vicki Fleishhacker & David Fleishhacker
Donna Jean Fogel
Kurt T Geselbracht
Dana Gordon & Jason Gordon
Edward M Irvin
Jeffrey N & Anne Marie Katz
Robert Kossler
Margaret & Damon Kvamme
Margaret Levitt
Sylvia Lindsey
Naomi & Bruce Mann
Jeremy Michelson & Randy Michelson, in honor of Jerry Roth’s birthday
Ames Morison & Kate Morison
Jeanne Newman
Thomas A. Ortenzi, in honor of Jerry Roth’s birthday
Robert Gray Patton
Grant C. Reid
Jeff Ricker
Nancy Roberts
James Robson
Martha Ryan & Dan McDonald, in honor of Alice Morison
Rebecca Morison Schaefer
Greg Scown
Renée Simi
Richard Sparks
Michael & Marlene Staufenbiel
Blanche Streeter
David Swartz & Diane Swartz
Jan Vanderbilt
Christina Waters
Henry Weissman

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