Our Supporters

 

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

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT

Aaron Copland Fund for Music
The Amphion Foundation
Bill Graham Foundation
William K. Bowes Foundation
Carol Franc Buck Foundation
Fort Mason Center
Ann G. & Gordon P. Getty Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Kimball Foundation
M-A-C Cosmetics
Sam Mazza Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works
Opera America’s Opera Grants for Female Composers
SF Grants for the Arts
The Shenson Foundation
   in honor of Jane Bernstein
Ululant Foundation, Inc.
University of California, Santa Cruz

INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT

$25,000+

Susan Anderson-Norby & Doug Norby
Didi & Dix Boring
Donna Dubinsky & Len Shustek
Robert Ellis & Jane W. Bernstein
Ann & Gordon Getty
Philip Goward
Bernice Lindstrom
Steven Menzies
Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt
Nicole Paiement & Brian Staufenbiel
Robert Ripps & Steven Spector

$10,000+

Joseph Chan
Steve Fletcher
Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker
Nancy Petrisko & Don Beckham
Jerome Roth
Shirley Davis & Paul Sack
Sharon Simpson
Elizabeth C. Theil & Brian M. Kincaid
Denise Young Smith

$5,000+

David Bertoni
Ines & Bertrand Bouvet
Andrew Bradford
Carol Franc Buck
Margaret & Charles Charnas
Debbie Chinn
Carolyn Clark Beedle
Michael Colbruno
David Denniston & Dr. Todd Yancey
Judy & Jeff Gough
Pitch & Cathie Johnson
Susan McConkey
Vivienne Miller
D.G. Mitchell
Peggy & Boyce Nute
Barbro & Bernard Osher
Martha Rochelle
   in memory of Martha Raley Peak
Cheryl Ruby & Richard Hart
Betty & Jack Schafer
Enika & Richard Schulze
Katherine Slazak, MD
Anjun Zhou

$2,500+

Tom Ames
Machelle Burkstrand & Steve Winick
Anne & Paul Carella
Hella & Melvin Cheitlin
Frank Clark
Marna Clark
Janet & Lloyd Cluff
Kip Cranna
John & Lois Crowe
Naozer Dadachanji
Reid & Peggy Dennis
Jacques Desjardins & Andrea Taylor
Steve & Kerry DiBartolomeo
Lawrence Dillon
Lisa Erdberg & Dennis Gibbons
Anisya Fritz
Mary-Kay Gamel & Thomas Vogler
Alexandra Gillen & Hartmut Koeppen
Jane & David Hartley
Brian Hollins & Rene Hollins
Barbara Jackson
Marlene Pitkow & Mark Kalow
Frank J. Kelly
Patricia Kristof Moy
Marcia Lazer
John Lee
Lisa Lindelef
Susan & Philip Marineau
Jill Matichak
Elizabeth McMillan & George Varian
James Meehan
Silva Watson Moonwalk Fund
Ames Morison
Anne Morton
Mary A. Nola
Ruth Nott
Maria Paiement
Mauree Jane & Mark Perry
   in honor of Bob Ellis and Jane Bernstein
Sarah Ratchye & Ed Frank
Paul Rowe & Michael Sereno
Bob & Terri Ryan
Susan Schumann
Gail & Lawrence Siegel
   in honor of Judy Walsh and Alice Morison
Deb Stallings
Marlene & Michael Staufenbiel
Arianna Van Meurs & John Boesel
Betty Christensen Wallerstein
Judy Walsh
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Karen & Jim Wiley
Paul Woolford & Rick Freeman
Brenda Yost

$1,000+

Anonymous (2)
Elie Abi-Jaoude
Katherine E. Akos and Harry L. Jacobs
   in honor of Nicole Paiement and Debbie Chinn
Sandra & Darr Aley
Shellye & Scotty Archambeau
Ross E. Armstrong*
Roslyn Barak & David Olick
Richard M. and Darla Bastoni
Aubrey & Ryan Bergauer
   in honor of Jessalyn Johnson
Helen Berggruen
Donna & Nordin Blacker
Linda Brewer
Jean & Robert Brock
Lisa Bullard
Lenora Carey
Richard Carlstrom
Michael Chu
Bruce Colman
Carl DeBarbrie
Keith Doerge
Caroline Donahue
Jeannie Duisenberg & Rich Hlava
Jacques Fortier
Lisa Jill Freeman
Douglass Garibaldi
Fred Girodat
Dana & Jason Gordon
Wendy Hillhouse
Bruce Hyman & Simone Quarré
Candace Kahn
Daniel Knapp
Jon Leitner
Alan Lessik
Charlie Lichtman
Priscilla Lore
Jennifer Lynch & Justin Schuster
Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice
Susan Marinoff & Thomas Schrag
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Patrick McCabe
Erie Mills
Alexander Rolph Moore
Jean-Pierre Nagy
   in memory of John Keratin
John Norby
Clare Parker Damner
Robert Gray Patton
Carey Perloff & Anthony Giles
Mary Ellen Petrisko & Ken Jacobson
Gilda Poliakin
Cliff Popejoy
Marcia & Robert Popper
Mark Robinson
Terry McKelvey & Heli Roiha
Gail & Daniel Rubinfeld
   in honor of Rob Bailis
David Sabritt & Mina Miller
Matthew & Kate Shilvock
Anne Shortall
Joanne Spotswood
David Stein
Blanche Streeter
Theresa Stuart
David Theil
Joan Varrone
Robert Walker & Ernest Phinney
   in honor of Robert Ripps
Dee Williams
Dennis Winger

 

*deceased

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$500+

Vincanne Adams & John Norby
Kathleen Ames
Lucik Aprahamian
Shellye & Scotty Archambeau
Roslyn Barak & David Olick
Aubrey & Ryan Bergauer
Carrie Blanding
Tod Brody & Susan Walker
Karen Broido
Lisa Bullard
Kathleen & Paul Cardinal
Michael Chu
Bruce Colman
Stacy Cullison
Carl DeBarbrie
Keith Doerge
Caroline Donahue
Jeannie Duisenberg & Rich Hlava
Juannie Eng
Sharon Esker
Lisa Jill Freeman
Dana & Jason Gordon
Margo Hackett & Robert Yagura
Fred Hartwick
Edward M. Irvin
Jeffrey & Anne Katz
Martha & Michael Kessler
Steven Kovacs
Margaret & Damon Kvamme
Jon Leitner
Charlie Lichtman
Patrice Maginnis & Eric Rice
Susan Marinoff & Thomas Schrag
Marilyn Mercur
Erie Mills
Jonathan Moscone
Martin C. Muller
A. Murray
John Norby
Clare Parker Damner
Carey Perloff & Anthony Giles
Gilda Poliakin
Marcia & Robert Popper
Gail & Daniel Rubinfeld
Greg Scown
Anne Shortall
Jean Simpson
Joanne Spotswood
Alex Taite
David Theil
Joan Varrone
Jessica Wan & John DeNero
Irene Wang
Dee Williams

$250+

Anonymous (3)
Elaine Adamson
Ann Akichika
Susan & Doug Aley
Beresford Amoroso
Laura Anderson
Daniel Andrzejek
Bettina Aptheker
Elinor Armer
Dan Bailis
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Barbara J Bair
Colleen Bal
David Beery
Lynn D Berger
Roy Bergstrom
Patricia & Edwin Berkowitz
Nathaniel Berman
Leslie Bisno
Donald Blais
Richard & Joanne Bogart
Richard & Nancy Bohannon
Victor Bonfilio
Janet H. Boreta
   in honor of Jake Heggie
Bill Bowdle
Lois Brainard
Joy Broom Leisure
Ryan Brown
Florence Buatois
Selma Burkom
Carolyn Burnett
Gregory Burrell
Don Scott Carpenter
Nikki Chicotel
Marie Bertillion & Leonard Collins
Ryan Connolly
   in honor of Nicole Paiement’s outstanding vision and leadership
Helen Conway
Robert Cook
Nanette & Dave McGuinness
Loni & Bob Dantzler
Jolene & Steve Davis
Renee De Jarnatt
Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
Donald Derheim & Diane Mailey
Mikhael Diaz-Elliott
Ann & John Dizikes
Jeanette & Peter Dunckel
Kassandra & Scott Edwards
Robert Elia
Miriam Ellis
Brad Erickson
Rodney Farrow
Lois & Roland Feller
Liz & Dave Ferrari
Karman Ferrell Pave
Barbara Fleming
Benson Flores
Richard Ford
Leslie & Rick Franco
Edith Fried
David Friedman
   in honor of Philip Goward
Pamela Fry
Ann M Gibb
Steven Goldberg
Emma Gordon
William P. Gordon, PhD
David Gordon
Regan Gough
Bronwyn H. Hall
Eleanor Hansen
Darren Hanshaw
James Heagy
   in memory of Jayne Heagy
Jake Heggie & Curt Branom
   in honor of Nicole Paiement
Leonard Heil
Marlies Hensel
Barbara Heroux
Regan Gough & Tyler Hobbs
Bob Hogan
Susan Meadows Hone
Greer Hopkins
Marie & Palmer Hotz
James Hunter
Thomas Huster
Stan Hutton
Lauren Ito
Nancy Jalonen
Bennett Janken & Paul Hein
Laura Kaminsky & Rebecca Allan
John Keys
Nelda Kilguss
Diane & Richard Klein
Randall Kline & Teresa Pantaleo
Bob Kossler
Regina Lackner
Marilyn Langbehn & Scarlett Hepworth
Saskia Lee
Heleno Leitao
Myra K. Levenson
Toby & Marilyn Levine
Margaret Levitt
Andrea Lewin
David Lieberman
Arend Lijphart
Linda Lillard
Sylvia Lindsey
Bill Long
Michael Lopez
Lynn MacDonald
Sal & Carol Maleti
   in memory of Arnold & Beth Bertozzi
Naomi & Bruce Mann
Jennifer Mansfield
Cecily Martin
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Sonja Maund
Peter McCrae
Craig & Lisa McDonald
Melinda McLain & Colleen Rodger
Robert Messick
David Mojdehi & Nancy Roberts
Cathy & Howard Moreland
Deirdre Moy
Mary Louise Myers
Marilyn & David Nasatir
Suzanne & Dale Needles
   in honor of Nancy Petrisko
Theresa Nelson
Ellen Nystrom & Erik Rice
Roma Olvera
Angelica Pence
Pamela Peniston
Christian Perry
Ronni Pitman
Tony Politopoulos
Wendy Polivka & Evan Painter
Lynn Price
R.G. Purks
Doug Regalia
James Rickles
Pamela & Richard Rigg
Sandra Romero
Fred Rosenblum
Solmaaz Adeli Rowan
Gail & Lewis Rubman
Martha Ryan & Dan McDonald
   in honor of Alice Morison
Rebecca Morison Schaefer
   in honor of Alice Morison Hewitt
Milton Schaefer
Charlotte Scherman & Charles Stephenson
Kary Schulman
Peter & Judith Schumacher
Gillian Servais
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Ted Shaner
Margaret Sheehan
Erin Shrader & Richard Mandel
Natalie Shuttleworth
Sharon Silva
Renée Simi
Michael Simpson
Patsy Slater
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Sarah Sobey
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Alma Sorensen
Richard Sparks
Bonnie Miller Stein
   in memory of Philip M. Stein, MD
Michael Stephens
   in honor of Debbie Chinn
Brian Stern & Sandy Sohcot
Ian Stockdale & Ruth Leibig
Cameron & Einar Sunde
Gary Tanner
Alyce Tarcher
Matias Tarnopolsky
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Marta Tobey
J Toney & Sandra Gillies
Bill Van Dyk
Carol Van Sant
Jack Vanderryn & Margrit Vanderryn
Albert Vizinho
Edwin Waite & Davidson Bidwell-Waite
Kathleen Wall
   in memory of Leo Wall
Chris Wang
Christina Waters
Carolyn Waugh-Rinetti
Pat & Steve West
Samantha Wiesler
Nina Wilder
Erling Wold
Ethel Worn
Jane Fowler Wyman
   in honor of Susan McConkey
Joan E Young
   in honor of Nicole Paiement
Terry Yu
Roy Zajac
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Audrey Zavell & Michael Bloom
   in honor of Rob Bailis
Morris Zelditch
Diane Zimmer
Mike Zimmerman

 

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