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 November 1, 2019 to November 1, 2020.

Institutional Support

Aaron Copland Fund for Music
American Opera Projects, Inc.
The Amphion Foundation, Inc.
Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation
Bill Graham Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund
The Bob Ross Foundation
Carol Franc Buck Foundation
City & County of San Francisco Grants for the Arts
Malcolm Cravens Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
The Henry W. and Nettie Robinson Foundation
Horizons Foundation
Jones Day Foundation
Sam Mazza Foundation
OPERA America
The Shenson Foundation
Sing For America
University of California, Santa Cruz

Individual Support

$25,000+

Mr. David I. Berley
Carol Franc Buck
Donna Dubinsky & Len Shustek
Bob Ellis
Gordon P. Getty
Stephen Heiman & Diane Heiman
James C. Hormel & Michael P. Nguyen-Hormel
Bernice Lindstrom
Steven Menzies
Diane Wilsey

$15,000+

Better World
Jeanette Cool & Georges Lammam
Nicole Paiement & Brian Staufenbiel
Elizabeth C Theil & Brian M Kincaid
Paul Sack and Shirley Davis

$10,000+

Martha Allday
Susan Anderson-Norby
Alvin Baum & Robert Holgate
Didi Boring & Dix Boring
Dr. John H Crowe & Dr. Lois Crowe
Keith & Priscilla Geeslin
Philip Goward
Beth Glynn
Jane and David Hartley
Pitch Johnson & Cathie Johnson
Jeffrey Kimball & Pamela Hogan
Lisa Lindelef
Bernice Lindstrom
Nion McAvoy & Leslie Berriman
Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt
Robert Ripps & Steven Spector
Mrs. Martha Peak Rochelle
Jerome Roth
Jack Schafer & Betty Schafer
Dr. Katherine Slazak

$5,000+

Matthew & Krista Annenberg
David Bertoni
Joseph Chan
Charles Charnas
Lawrence Dillon
Carolyn Zecca Ferris
Rudy Guerrero
Willis Goldsmith & Marilynn Goldsmith
Dr. Barry Gustin & Carolina Gustin
Ruth and Rick Harper (In memory of Robert Orth and in honor of Jane Orth)
Mark L. Kalow & Marlene Pitkow
Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker
Fred Levin & Nancy Livingston (in memory of Ben & A. Jess Shenson)
Scott Lord
Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice
Elizabeth McMillan & George Varian
Parker Monroe
Donald G Parachini & Elizabeth Avakian
Mauree Jane & Mark Perry
Enika & Richard Schulze
Paul Sack & Shirley Davis
Sharon Simpson
Mr. Fred Wistow
Susan Unterberg

$2,500+

Sandra Aley
Carolyn Clark Beedle
Harriet C Fried
Susan & Mark Geyer
Joanna Hoffman & Alain Rossman
Britt-Marie Ljung & Warren Miller
Sue Marineau (in honor of Bob Ellis)
Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice
Mary Lou Myers (In honor of Didi Boring)
Jill Matichak
Naaseh & Farhang Ostadan
Alan Olejniczak
Nancy Petrisko & Don Beckham
Cheryl Ruby & Richard Hart
Theresa & Bob Ryan
Bill Russell Shapiro & Alice Haas (in honor of Bob Ellis)
Bonnie Simmons
Dirk A ten Grotenhuis

$1,000+

Stephane Bruno & Christopher Sharpe, Marie Bertillion Collins, Francisco Buchtig, Machelle Burkstrand & Steve Winick, Kevin Cartwright & Steve Eimer (in honor of Debbie Chinn), Malcolm Cravens, James Cross & Dr. Charles Antonen, John & Lois Crowe, Janet Cluff, Marylene Delbourg-Delphis, Deus Ex Machina, Steven Fletcher, Louise M Fox, Mary-Kay Gamel & Thomas Vogler, Alexandra Gillen & Hartmut Koeppen, David Gockley & Linda Kemper, Judy & Jeff Gough, Heggie & Curt Branom, Jaisette Herrera, Michael Hostetler, George & Leslie Hume (in honor of Bob Ellis), James Hunter, Marcia Lazer, Peter Lundberg & James Mowdy, John McGuirk, Mr. Robert I. Kaufelt & Mrs. Nina Kaufelt, Jill Matichak, Patrick McCabe, Susan McConkey, Mina Miller & David Sabritt, Modric & Vivian Schneider, Anne Morton (in memory of Thomas E. Morton), Nancy Roberts & David Mojdeh, Peggy & Boyce Nute, Helen O’Hanlon, Erica Pascal, Patrick Riley, John Roevekamp & Lisa Jill Freeman, Joan Rost, Stephen Rubin, Robin Petrie (in honor of Paul Hostetter), Gail & Lawrence Siegel, Anya & Joseph Stiglitz, Susan Hone (in honor of John Lindstrom), Abraham D Sofaer & Marian Scheuer Sofaer, James Wiley & Karen Wiley, Daniel Sillin, Francoise Stone, Blanche Streeter, Kenneth & Karen Travis, Wallerstein, Jessica Wan, Dee Williams, Brenda Yost, Dr. Anjun Zhou & Dr. Vladimir Malashkevich