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.

Below are gifts to OP from February 1, 2017 to March 1, 2018

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT

National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works
Opera America’s Opera Grants for Female Composers
Sam Mazza Foundation
SF Grants for the Arts
The Amphion Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Henry W. and Nettie Robinson Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Ululani Foundation, Inc.
University of California, Santa Cruz

Artist Sponsors 2017-18

Hella & Melvin Cheitlin
   Sponsoring Abigail Levis

Debbie Chinn
   Sponsoring Sherry Parker in honor of Dina Kuntz on behalf of the OP staff

Frances Collmann
   Sponsoring Sherry Parker

Drs. John & Lois Crowe
   Sponsoring Renee Rapier

Margo Hackett & Robert Yagura
Sponsoring Sherry Parker

Bernice Lindstrom
   Sponsoring Brian Staufenbiel and Roma Olvera

Nancy Livingston & Fred Levin
Sponsoring Hannah Addario-Berry in honor of Jane Bernstein for a speedy recovery

Susan McConkey
   Sponsoring Jack Beuttler

D.G. Mitchell
   Sponsoring Brian Staufenbiel

Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt
   Sponsoring Jacques Desjardins

Dianne O’Connell
   Sponsoring Sherry Parker

Robert Gray Patton
Sponsoring Rachel Schutz

David Pollock
   Sponsoring Sherry Parker

Robert Ripps & Steven Spector
   Sponsoring Nicole Paiement

Martha Peak Rochelle
   Sponsoring Nicole Paiement

Bob & Terri Ryan
   Sponsoring Stacey Pelinka

Betty & Jack Schafer
   Sponsoring Brian Staufenbiel

Susan Schumann
   Sponsoring Jacques Desjardins

The Simpson Family
   Sponsoring Steffi Cheong in honor of Debbie Chinn

Katherine Slazak, MD
   Sponsoring Brian Staufenbiel and Jacques Desjardins

Betty Christensen Wallerstein
   Sponsoring David Murakami

 

 

$25,000+

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Donna Dubinsky & Len Shustek
Robert Ellis & Jane W. Bernstein
Gordon P. & Ann G. Getty
Bernice Lindstrom
Steven Menzies
Nicole Paiement & Brian Staufenbiel

$10,000+

Susan Anderson-Norby & Doug Norby
Didi & Dix Boring
Lawrence Dillon
Diane & Steve Heiman
Dina Kuntz & Sherry Parker
Holly & Tom Mayer
Alice Morison & Oakley Hewitt
Nancy Petrisko & Don Beckham
Robert Ripps & Steven Spector
Martha Peak Rochelle
Jerry Roth and Ray Jenks
Sharon Simpson
Elizabeth C. Theil & Brian M. Kincaid
Denise Young Smith

$5,000+

David Bertoni
Joseph Chan
Shirley Davis & Paul Sack
Pitch & Cathie Johnson
Susan McConkey
D.G. Mitchell
Barbro & Bernard Osher
David Pollock
Erika Rottenberg
   in memory of Renee Roth
Betty & Jack Schafer
Katherine Slazak, MD
Anjun Zhou

$2,500+

Carolyn Clark Beedle
Ines & Bertrand Bouvet
Drs. John & Lois Crowe
Lisa Erdberg & Dennis Gibbons
Mary-Kay Gamel & Thomas Vogler
Judy & Jeff Gough
Mary & Craig Henderson
Brian Hollins & Rene Hollins
Barbara Jackson
Elizabeth McMillan & George Varian
Patricia Kristof Moy
Cheryl Ruby & Richard Hart
Marlene & Michael Staufenbiel

 

$1,000+

Katherine E. Akos and Harry L. Jacobs
   in honor of Nicole Paiement and Debbie Chinn
Sandra & Darr Aley
Tom Ames
Machelle Burkstrand & Steve Winick
Helen Berggruen
Anne & Paul Carella
Kevin Cartwright & Steve Eimer
Margaret & Charles Charnas
Hella & Melvin Cheitlin
Debbie Chinn
Michael Colbruno
Steve & Kerry DiBartolomeo
Eliza Fox
Alexandra Gillen & Hartmut Koeppen
Margo Hackett & Robert Yagura
in honor of Sherry Parker
Jane & David Hartley
Susan Meadows Hone
Frank J. Kelly
Nelda Kilguss
James Meehan
Britt-Marie Ljung & Warren Miller
Patrick McCabe
Elisabeth Morten
Anne Morton
in memory of Thomas E. Morton
Jean-Pierre Nagy
in memory of John Kearin
Mary A. Nola
Ruth Nott
Peggy & Boyce Nute
Robert Gray Patton
Maria Paiement
Mauree Jane & Mark Perry
in honor of Bob Ellis and Jane Bernstein for their leadership
Cliff Popejoy
Bob & Terri Ryan
Gail & Lawrence Siegel
Kenneth & Karen Travis
in honor of Nicole Paiement
Robert Walker & Ernest Phinney
in honor of Robert Ripps
Betty Christensen Wallerstein
Karen & Jim Wiley
Leslie Winick
in honor of Nicole Paiement and Brian Staufenbiel
Brenda Yost

 

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$500+

Anonymous
Elie Abi-Jaoude
Shellye & Scotty Archambeau
Roslyn Barak & David Olick
Aubrey & Ryan Bergauer
in honor of Jessalyn Johnson
Michael Chinn
Michael Chu
Marna Clark
Clare Parker Damner
Carl DeBarbrie
Jacques Desjardins & Andrea Taylor
Maria E. Dichov
Caroline Donahue
Lisa Jill Freeman
Harriet C. Fried
in memory of Edith Fried
Fred Girodat
Jake Heggie & Curt Branom
Wendy Hillhouse
Lorraine Honig
Kelly Klaus
in honor of Jerry Roth’s birthday
Marcia Lazer
John Lee
Jon Leitner
Lisa Lindelef
Alan Lessik
Sylvia & Paul Lorton, Jr.
Jennifer Lynch & Justin Schuster
Susan & Philip Marineau
in honor of Nicole Paiement
Winifred Miller
Anne Morton
John Norby
Dianne O’Connell
Carey Perloff & Anthony Giles
Marcia & Robert Popper
Susan Schumann
Joanne Spotswood
Theresa Stuart
Joan Varrone
Judy Walsh

$250+

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Ann Akichika
Lucik Aprahamian
Dr. Roy C. Bergstrom
Bill Bowdle
Jean & Robert Brock
Karen Broido
Florence Buatois
Richard Carlstrom
Frank Clark
Bruce Colman
Kip Cranna
Stacy Cullison
Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
Robert Elia
Brad Erickson
David and Vicki Fleishhacker
Donna Jean Fogel
Douglass Garibaldi
Dana & Jason Gordon
Leonard Heil
William Holtzman
James Hunter
Lauren Ito
Martha & Michael Kessler
Marcia Lazer
Myra K. Levenson
Charlie Lichtman
Linda Lillard
Sylvia Lindsey
   in honor of Bernice Lindstrom
Priscilla Lore
Naomi & Bruce Mann
Jeremy Michelson & Randy Michelson
   In honor of Jerry Roth’s birthday
Jonathan Moscone
Martin C. Muller
Angela Murray
D. Warner & Cheryl North
Gilda Poliakin
Anthony Politopoulos
Doug Regalia
Mark Robinson
Martha Ryan & Dan McDonald
   in honor of Alice Morison
Rebecca Morison Schaefer
   in honor of Alice Morison Hewitt
Charlotte Scherman & Charles Stephenson
Kary Schulman
Greg Scown
Matthew & Kate Shilvock
Renée Simi
Jean Simpson
Michael Simpson
Bonnie Miller Stein
   in memory of Philip M. Stein, MD
David Theil
Bill Van Dyk
Jessica Wan
Chris Wang
Irene Wang
Carolyn Waugh-Rinetti
Jane Fowler Wyman
in honor of Susan McConkey

 

 

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