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 June 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019.

Institutional Support

Aaron Copland Fund for Music

The Amphion Foundation, Inc.

Carol Franc Buck Foundation

Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation

Bill Graham Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Jones Day Foundation

Kimball Foundation

Malcolm Cravens Foundation

Sam Mazza Foundation

Moore Dry Dock Foundation

OPERA America

RiskPress Foundation

The Henry W. and Nettie Robinson Foundation

The Shenson Foundation
in memory of Jane Bernstein

University of California, Santa Cruz

2018-19 Artist Sponsorship

Didi & Dix Boring, sponsoring Jacques Desjardin

Hella & Mel Cheitlin, sponsoring Kindra Scharich

Lawrence Dillon, sponsoring Keisuke Nakagoshi

Beth Glynn, sponsoring Nicole Paiement

Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker, sponsoring Alina Bokovikova

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

$25,000+

Mr. David I. Berley

Donna Dubinsky & Len Shustek

Gordon P Getty & Ann G Getty

Susan & Mark Geyer

Philip Goward

Stephen & Diane Heiman

Steven Menzies

$10,000+

Martha Allday

Susan Anderson-Norby & Doug Norby

Didi & Dix Boring

Dr. John H Crowe & Dr. Lois Crowe

Bob Ellis

Jane & David Hartley

Pitch & Cathie Johnson

Jeffrey Kimball & Pamela Hogan

Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker

Bernice Lindstrom

Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt

Nicole Paiement & Brian Staufenbiel

Nancy Petrisko & Don Beckham

Mrs. Martha Peak Rochelle

Jerome Roth

Dr. Katherine Slazak

Elizabeth C Theil & Brian M Kincaid

$5,000+

David Bertoni

Joseph Chan

Charles Charnas

Lawrence Dillon

Carolyn Zecca Ferris

Beth Glynn

Willis & Marilynn Goldsmith

Dr. Barry Gustin & Carolina Gustin

Mark Kalow & Marlene Pitkow

Peter Lundberg & James Mowdy

Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice

Elizabeth McMillan

Robert Ripps & Steven Spector

Jack & Betty Schafer

$2,500+

Sandra Aley

Harriet C Fried

Holly & Tom Mayer

Susan McConkey

Helen O’Hanlon

Mauree Jane & Mark Perry
In Honor of Robert Ellis

Sarah Ratchye & Ed Frank

Cheryl Ruby & Richard Hart

Theresa & Bob Ryan

Sharon Simpson

$1,000+

Machelle Burkstrand & Steve Winick

Kevin Cartwright & Steve Eimer
in honor of Debbie Chinn

Hella & Melvin Cheitlin

Carolyn Clark Beedle

Marie Bertillion Collins & Leonard Collins

D.G. Mitchell

Steven Fletcher & Carl Croft

Eliza M Fox

Mary-Kay Gamel & Thomas Vogler

Judy & Jeff Gough

Jake Heggie & Curt Branom

Jaisette Herrera

Bette & Joseph Hirsch
In Honor of Mark Campbell

Miriam Hitchcock & Dan Shapiro
In support of Chris Pratorius Gómez

Susan Hone
In honor of John Lindstrom

William Kreysler

Marcia Lazer

Silvia Lindsey

Britt-Marie Ljung & Warren Miller

Jill Matichak

Patrick McCabe

John McGuirk

James Meehan

Ruth Modric & Vivian Schneider

Cathy Reade Moreland & Howard Moreland

Anne Morton
In memory of Thomas E. Morton

Simin Naaseh & Farhang Ostadan

Peggy & Boyce Nute

Robin Petrie
In memory of Paul Hostetter

Marcia & Robert Popper

Rosemarie Theresa Ring

Natalie Shuttleworth

Gail & Lawrence Siegel

Daniel Sillin

Anya & Joseph Stiglitz

Francoise Stone

Patty Unterman & Tim Savinar

Karen & Jim Wiley

Dee Williams

Brenda Yost

$500+

Bettina Aptheker
To thank Debbie and Marilyn for their hospitality

John & Sheila Banning

Will Baty & Mary Pierce

Anne Marie Bourcier & Bill Holtzman

Ines & Bertrand Bouvet

Robert & Jean Brock

Richard Carlstrom

Debbie Chinn

Bruce Colman

Lisa Danzig

Marylene Delbourg Delphis

Jacques Desjardins

Teresa Ferrari

Lisa Jill Freeman

Kurt T Geselbracht

Alexandra Gillen & Hartmut Koeppen

Fred Girodat

Holly Goodwin

MaryAnn Grossman
in honor of Debbie Chinn

Margo Hackett
In honor of Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker

Helen Hakanson

Leonard Heil

William Holsinger

Lorraine & Victor Honig

Frank Kelly

Martha Kessler

Nelda Kilguss

Kerry King

Bob Kossler

John Lee

Robert Lee III

Myron Marx

Elisabeth Morten

Patricia Kristof Moy

Melissa Mullin

Ruth Nott

Anthony Politopoulos

Doug Regalia

Helen Rigby

Nancy Roberts

Marc Rogers
In honor of Susan Schumann

Julie Rulyak Steinberg

David Sabritt & Mina Miller

Maryann Schicketanz

Jay Seidmen

Michael Staufenbiel

Blanche Streeter

Judy Walsh

Jessica Wan

Stephen Yeh

$250+

Katherine Akos & Harry Jacobs

Jon Altemus

Thomas Ames

Kathleen Ames

Terje Arnesen

Catherine Atcheson

Christophe Begue

Lynn D Berger

Helen Berggruen

Patricia Berkowitz

Maxine Bernstein

Susan Bienkowski

Carrie Blanding

Alison Boeckmann

Marnie Breckenridge
In Honor of the Creators, Cast, Crew and Production of “TODAY IT RAINS”. TOI X 3!! With love and gratitude, Marnie

Colleen Brent

Karen Broido
In memory of Barbara Jackson

Donna Brorby

Susie & Stan Brusa

Ashby Cogan

Clifford Cranna

Christine Crawford

Dr. Bradford Crowell

Stacy Cullison

Loni Dantzler

Ann Del Simone

Richard Drossler

Jeannie Duisenberg

Jeanette Dunckel

Vincent Dureau

Susan English

Maria Erdi

Sharon Esker

Ruth Felt

John Fenster

Donald Fineberg & Andrea Fellows Walters

Vicki & David Fleishhacker

Donna Jean Fogel

Karen Friedman

Gayle Geary

Pamela George

Sandra Gillies

Ana Gonzalez-Lane

Michael Good

Dana & Jason Gordon

Don Graulich

Harry Hartzell

Kenneth Hecht

Craig & Mary Henderson

Greer Hopkins

Phil Horowitz

Edward M Irvin
In memory of Edward M. Irvin

Lauren Ito

Alan Johnson

Roxy Jones

Miranda Kane

Jeffrey N & Anne Marie Katz

Penelope & Peter Kenez

Harvey Kohs

Joan Korenman

Regina Lackner

Patricia Lee

Harvey Lehtman

Myra Levenson

Deborah Lewis & Martin H Myers

Charles Lichtman

Sue Marineau

Patrick Markle

Michael McGinley

Deborah McQueen

Danessa Miller

Ames & Kate Morison

Angela Murra

Mary Lou Myers
in honor of Didi Boring

Linda Nakell

Nina Nelson

Jeanne Newman

Daniel Ostrow

Bruce Parker

Erica Pascal

Robert Gray Patton

Nathalie Paven

Margaret Pico

Ricki Pollycove

Jim Quinn

Linda Rarey

Grant C. Reid

Ms. Martha Richards

Heidi Richardson

Jeff Ricker

James Robson

John Roevekamp & Lisa Jill Freeman

Abby Rumsey

Steven Russell

Martha Ryan & Dan McDonald
in honor of Alice Morison

Paul Sack

Jeannie Sack

Rebecca Morison Schaefer

Greg Scown

Marjorie Shapiro

Anne Shortall

Sharon Silva

Renee Simi

Lise Smidth

Richard Sparks

Marcia Stone

Cameron Sunde

Shoshana & Robert Tancer

Gayle Tunnell

Jan Vanderbilt

Betty Wallerstein

Christina Waters

Henry Weissman

Stuart Wells

Jacalyn White

Ms. Diane Wilson

Ann Winterman

Mary Wloszek

Virginia Yang

Dr. Anjun Zhou & Dr. Vladimir Malashkevich

Stephen Zilles