Annual Giving Honor Roll

The Musicians, members of the Board of Directors and the Administrative Staff wish to gratefully acknowledge the growing list of friends who give so generously to support the San Diego Symphony.
To make a gift, please call 619.615.3908.
The San Diego Symphony Honor Roll is updated quarterly. The following listing reflects pledges and gifts entered as of July 1, 2021.

San Diego Foundation    Rancho Santa Fe Foundation     Jewish Community Foundation    Deceased ⟡


Stradivarius Circle: $100,000 and Above

Rafaela and John Belanich
Alan Benaroya
City of San Diego Commission for
    Arts and Culture
Daniel J. and Phyllis Epstein
Dr. Seuss Fund 
Joan and Irwin Jacobs 
The Conrad Prebys Foundation
Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation
Doctor Bob and Mao Shillman

Maestro Circle: $50,000-$99,999

Anonymous (2)
Kathy Taylor and Terry Atkinson
Una Davis and Jack McGrory
Silvija and Brian Devine
Sam B. Ersan
Walt Fidler
Esther and Bud Fischer 
Pam and Hal Fuson
Karen and Warren Kessler
Dr. William and Evelyn Lamden
Judy McDonald
Linda and Shearn Platt 
Penny and Louis Rosso
Colette Carson Royston and
   Ivor Royston 
Karen and Kit Sickels
Karen and Jeffrey Silberman 
Gayle and Donald Slate 
Dave and Phyllis Snyder
Gloria and Rodney Stone
Haeyoung Tang
Sylvia and Roger Thieme
Jayne and Bill Turpin
Vail Memorial Fund
Mitchell Woodbury

Robert Shaw Circle: $25,000-$49,999

Gordon Brodfuehrer
California Arts Council
Pam and Jerry Cesak
Nikki A. and Ben G. Clay
Karen and Donald Cohn
Shirley Estes
Anne L. Evans
Lisette and Mick Farrell/
   Farrell Family Foundation
Norman Forrester and Bill Griffin
Jerry and Terri Kohl
Sandra and Arthur Levinson 
Barbara and Harry Markowitz
Eileen Mason
National Endowment for the Arts
Monica and Robert Oder
Deborah Pate and John Forrest
The Potiker Family in memory of
   Sheila and Hughes Potiker 
Allison and Robert Price 
Raghu and Shamala Saripalli
Susan Sharin and Laurina Young
Darlene Shiley
Elaine Galinson & Herbert Solomon 
Sue and Bill Weber 
Kathryn and James Whistler 
Sheryl and Harvey White

Virtuoso Circle: $10,000-$24,999

Anonymous (2)
Warren and Eloise Batts
David Bialis
Michael Blasgen
Dr. Anthony Boganey
Julia Richardson Brown Foundation
California Bank & Trust
David C. Copley Foundation
Kathleen Seely Davis
Martha and Edward Dennis
Karin and Gary Eastham
Martha and William Gilmer
Vicki Garcia-Golden and Tim Jeffries
Jill Gormley and Laurie Lipman
Judith Harris and Dr. Robert Singer
Laurie Sefton Henson
Carol and Richard Hertzberg
Hervey Family Fund 
Arlene Inch
Marilyn James and Richard Phetteplace
Jo Ann Kilty
Brooke and Dan Koehler
Ken Krug
Carol Ann and George Lattimer
Carol Lazier and James Merritt
Elizabeth Li
Jeffrey E. Light
Littman Family Fund of the
   Jewish Community Foundation
Rich Paul and Rena Minisi/Paul,
   Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton, LLP
Riley Mixson
Val and Ron Ontell
Jane and Jon Pollock
Pamela and Stephen Quinn
Sally and Steve Rogers
Sheli and Burton Rosenberg
The San Diego Union-Tribune
SDG&E Sempra Energy
Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek
Jayne and Brigg Sherman
Stephen M. Silverman
Hon. Stephanie Sontag and
   Hon. David Oberholtzer
Jeanette Stevens
Dr. Miriam Summ
R.V. Thomas Family Fund 
Ingrid M. Van Moppes
Isabelle and Mel* Wasserman
Chester Yamaga and Jean Samuels
Sarah Zeitlin
Judy Gaze-Zygowicz and John Zygowicz

Orchestra Circle: $5,000-$9,999

Carol Rolf and Steven Adler
Anonymous
Bonnie and Krishna Arora
Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance
Dr. Thomas Beers
Edgar and Julie Berner
The Bjorg Family
Dr. Paul Black and Mrs. Evelyn Truitt
Barbara Bloom
Sophie Bryan and Matthew Lueders
Diane and Charles Culp
Berit and Tom Durler
Monica Fimbres
Gertrude B. Fletcher
Art and Pam Handman
Maryka and George Hoover
James B. Idell and
   Deborah C. Streett-Idell
Angela and Matthew Kilman
Sig and Helen Kupka
Robert Leone
Pamela Hamilton Lester
Mark C. Mead
Elena M. Mickelson
Nancy and Robert Morgan
Morrison & Foerster
Donald and Clara Murphy
Arlene Quaccia
Marie Raftery and
   Dr. Robert Rubenstein 
Sandy and Greg Rechtsteiner
Lari Sheehan
The Stainrook Foundation
Diane and Bill Stumph
Stephen L. Tierney
Richard and Susan Ulevitch
Dr. Robert D. Wallace
K. Nikki Waters 
Peter Yang
Drs. Larry and Mara Ybarrondo

BAYSIDE CIRCLE / SYMPHONY CIRCLE: $2,500-$4,999

Cheryl and Rand Alexander
Lauren Lee Beaudry
DeAnn Cary and Bill Jech
Dr. Peter Czipott and Marisa SorBello
Caroline S. DeMar
Barbara and John Edgington
Pamela and Craig Eisenberg
Jennifer and David Eveleth
Anna and Tom Fay
Deborah Reynolds Frank and Jim Frank
Phyllis and Gordon Harris
Susie and Fredrick Harrison
Sharon and Garry Hays
Anona Kuehne
Sylvia and Jaime Liwerant 
Sally and Luis Maizel
Takenori Muraoka
Dave and Jean Perry
Cathy and Lawrence Robinson
The Ryde Family Memorial Foundation
Colin Seid and Dr. Nancy Gold
Norton S. and Barbara Walbridge Fund
Thomas P. Ward and Rosemary T. Ward
Rebecca and Gary Welch
Joseph Witztum
Wood Groves
Luann and Brian E. Wright
Claudia and Paul Zimmer
David and Courtney Angeli
City of Encinitas and
   Mizel Family Foundation
DLA Piper LLP
John E. Don Carlos
Sara Loughead
David and Judith Nielsen

Concerto Circle: $1,000-$2,499

K. Andrew Achterkirchen
B.J. Adelson
David Akers
Anonymous (2)
Patricia and Brian Armstrong
Leslie Bassett
Tania and Greg Batson
Rena and Behram Baxter
Stephen and Michele Beck-von-Peccoz
Sondra Berk
Barry and Emily Berkov
Betty and Robert Beyster
Virginia and Robert Black
Diane and Norman Blumenthal
Marcus and Kimberley Boehm
Whitney Bowers
Benjamin Brand
Joseph H. Brooks and Douglas Walker
Loyce Bruce
Donna Bullock and Ken Bullock
John M. Burns
Rebekah and Glen Campbell
Barbara and Salvatore Capizzi
Kathleen Charla
Angela Chilcott
Stan Clayton
Gary and Carol Coburn
Hilda and Neal Cohen
Judith Collier
Colwell Family Fund 
Jeanette and Hal Coons
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Coutts
Dean M. Crowder
Ann Davies
Ann Green Diggdon
Irene and James Dunny
Florence Nemkov and
   Dr. Bernard Eggertsen
Morey A. Feldman & Jeanne D. Feldman
   Family Endowment Fund 
Nomi Feldman
Max Fenstermacher
Linda Anne Ferguson
Marilyn Field
Elena I. Foronda
Jean Fort
Dr. William Frank
Judith Fullerton
Richard and Sharon Gabriel 
Lynn and Charles Gaylord
Kenneth F. Gibsen Memorial Fund 
Joyce Glazer
Aaron Gordon
Laurie M. Gore
Sally and Dave Hackel
Stephanie and John Hanson
Richard Harms
Beverley Haynes
Ruth Hayward
Nancy and David Herrington
Judith and Verne E. Hildebrand
Mert and Joanne Hill
Barbara and Paul Hirshman
Nancy and Bill Homeyer
Thao Hughes
John Hurley
Elizabeth Inguli
Marguerite Jackson Dill
   and Carol Archibald
Richard and Elisa Jaime
Mary and Joseph Jordan
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Jordan
Louise Kasch, Constance Dyak and
   Marcia Ince
Maurice Kawashima
Adam Kenyon
Julia Kenyon
Betty and Leonard Kornreich
Rhea and Armin Kuhlman
Sue Lasbury and John Cochran
Gail Lauzon
Joseph K. Drag and Karen L. Lee
Lewis Leicher
Greg Lemke
Gayle M. Lennard
Ann Leonard
Terry and Tom Lewis
Deborah and Fred Mandabach
Madonna Christine Maxwell
Judith McConnell
Katy McDonald
Larry McDonald and
   Clare White-McDonald
Joseph McGonigle
Edward and Elizabeth McIntyre
Jonathan McMullen
Karyn Meletis
Dr. Sandra E. Miner
Martha and Chuck Moffett
Tom and Anne Nagel
Nick Newcombe
Dr. J. Nicholas Nowak
James and Gale Petrie
Pratt Memorial Fund
Jim Price and Joan Sieber
Barbara Rabiner
Drs. Marilyn Friesen and Michael Rensink
Dr. Andrew Ries and Dr. Vivian Reznik
Gloria and Dean Saiki
Julie and Jay Sarno
Marilies Shoepflin
Wim Selders
Wilson Sexton
Barbara and Lawrence Sherman 
Ben and Julia Shiller
Kyle Short
Michael Pierce Smolens
Loretta Adams and William Snyder
Suzy Soo
Daniel Soto
Larry and Pamela Stambaugh
Charles Starkey
Steve and Carmen Steinke
Kathleen Sullivan
Kay and Cliff Sweet
David Tammadge
Col. and Mrs. Joseph C. Timmons
Francis J. Tonello
Dr. and Mrs. Howard R. Toole
Samuel Tsang
Janet Anderson and Victor Van Lint
Elianna Vasquez
Nancy Vaughan
Lori and Bill Walton
Margaret Weigand
Judy and Bob Weisman
Karen and Rod Wood
Olga and Oscar Worm
Naima and Mike Yelda
Dr. and Mrs. Philip Ziring
Leo and Emma Zuckerman

Sonata Circle: $500-$999

Alana and Roger Albertson
June and Daniel Allen
Amber Anderson
Roberta Balstad and Greg Withee
Elaine Baldwin and Carl Nelson
Mary Ann Beyster
Jerry and Karen Blakely
Robert Boltax
Elizabeth E. Bruton
Terri Bryson
Alyssa Brzenski
Jolie and Glenn Buberl
Shirley Cantu
William Carrick
Dr. Terry Cashmore
Helen and Frank Cavignac
Lynne Champagne
Tanya and Sutton Chen
Nicole Christie
Jeremy Clear
Dr. Sheryl Cramer
Marc Davis
Dennis and Patricia DeConcini
Julie and Don De Ment
Richard and Sheryl Donaldson
Richard G. Dooley
Paul Dorin
Douglas P. Doucette
Elizabeth and Richard Dreisbach
Lucien Dupont
John Durso
Jeane Erley
Joel Ewan and Carol Spielman-Ewan
Julie Ewing-Lawrence
George Fern
Kenneth Fitzgerald
Winifred Fleming
Dan Floit
Richard Forsyth and Katherine Leonard
Holli and Ronald Franzese
Judy and Ira Frazer
Judith and William Friedel
Martin Friedlander
Cynthia and Joe Furlong
Roy Gilmour
Clark Gilson
Julie Thompson and Dan Goldzband
Nathaniel Gomez
Dennis Grady
Carrie and James Greenstein
James Greer
Stephanie and H. Griswold
Charles Gyselbrecht
Noel and Fred Hafer
Ruth and James Harris Fund 
Lydia Harris
Brian Hays
The Herr Family
Robert Heylmun
Gurdon Hornor
Terence Hwa
James and Joanne Hyldahl
Justin Jackson
Jay Jeffcoat
Robert Jentner
Russell Jucovics
Linda Karimi
Margaret Katleman 
Ron Kemp
Ken Kobayashi
Sandria and Stephen Kohl
Jeremy Kolins
John Lally
Mayra Curiel and Carlos Larios
Veronica and Miguel Leff
Tony Lewis
Hongder Lin
Lucy Loftin
Claudia Lowenstein
Susan Mallory
Sandra Smelik and Larry Manzer
Sue Marberry
Beverly and Harold Martyn
Wally J. McCloskey
Michael McGowan
Susan and Douglas McLeod
Michael McMillan and Nancy Salisbury
Narriman McNair
Ellen and Hal Meier
Robert Mickle
James and Estelle Milch
Joseph Addison Mize
Dr. Thomas Moore
Chandra Mukerji
Phillip Musser
Joseph Musumeci
Adrian and Lorna Nemcek
Sheryyl A. Nicholas
Richard Norman
Don and Judy Oliphant
Virginia Oliver
The Opp Family
Abraham Ordover
Brent Orlesky and Ronald T. Oliver
Cathy Orr
Robert Kovelman and Sabine Ottilie
Julie Park
Laura Norton Petrovich
Edward Phelan
Sheila and Ken Poggenburg
Dr. Lee R. Polk and Robert Betzer
Dean Popp
Eve Pritchard
Christopher Puzio
Auguste M. Quaintance
Jeff Quinn
Erin Gourley Reid
Steve Remish
Renaissance Charitable Foundation
Bill and Janet Rogers
Sheryl Rowling 
Alipasha Sadri
San Diego Community College
Gretchen Louise Schafer
Steve and Claudia Scherer
Todd Schultz
Gretchen Shaffer
John Sheridan
Marivi Shivers
Rob Sidner
Hano and Charlotte Seigel
The Simon Family Trust
Anne and Ronald Simon
Mary Slatten
Marilyn and Brian Smith
Holland M Smith II
JD Smith
Nora Jean Smith
Dr. Randall William Smith
Rebecca and Mitchell Steller
Nancy and Charles Stewart
Emily Renee Stroebel
Helga and Sam Strong
Derek Stults
John E. Sturla II
Suzanne and William Sutton
Susie and Steve Swinton 
Phoebe and Eugene Telser
Thomas Templeton
Janis Vanderford
Charlie Wade
Carol and Thomas Warschauer
J. Susan Watson
Bethel and William Watt
Janet and Joel Weber
Steven Weindling
Ellen and Bill Whelan
Jonathan and Janet White
Marshall Whittlesey
Joyce Williams
Carolyn and Eric Witt
Norah and William Wolff
Derek Woodman
Maria and Randy Zack
Britt Zeller
Herb and Margaret Zoehrer

Memorial Gifts

In Memory of Marjorie Cannon
Christopher and Sharon Bisgaard
Mark and Monica Perdue
Jane Cocke Perdue and
   Roland P. Perdue III
Mary H. Thompson
Robert and Beverly Walker

In Memory of Lyman Christopher
Susan Conrad

In Memory of Robert B. Crouch
Elisabeth Crouch

In Memory of Dallis Ferguson
Linda Anne Ferguson

In Memory of Richard Ferrara
Miriam Davis

In Memory of of Budda Gilmer,
   Martha and Bill Gilmer's
   beloved companion

Jeri Crawford

In Memory of Martha Gilmer's
   sister and brother

Martha and Edward Dennis

In Memory of trombonist
   Richard Gordon

Bill Teague

In Memory of Maria S. Gutierrez
Carmen Angelina Gutierrez

In Memory of Virginia Herrick
The Rosenbaum Family

In Memory of my Dad, Tony Higgins
Tonette J. Higgins

In Memory of Jerry Hirshberg
Joan and Irwin Jacobs 

In Memory of Charles Kenny
Cathleen Kenny

In Memory of Lael Kovtun
Barbara Bloom
Zella Burk
Martha and Edward Dennis
Elaine Galinson & Herbert Solomon 
Joan and Irwin Jacobs 
Sandria and Stephen Kohl
Leo and Emma Zuckerman

In Memory of Jim Lester
Pamela Lester

In Memory of Arthur Levinson
Linda and Shearn Platt 

In Memory of Alex McDonald
Carol Ann and George Lattimer

In Memory of Sig Mickelson
Elena M. Mickelson

In Memory of Neil Morgan
Judith B. Morgan

In Memory of Thomas A. Morgan
Dr. Peter Czipott and Marisa SorBello
Deborah Edge
Bradford Hutchins
Nancy and Robert Morgan
Celia and Sal Sutera
Eileen Wingard

In Memory of Jim and Molly Nelson
Mary Smith, Jim Nelson and David Nelson

In Memory of Richard Olson
Raquel Olson

In Memory of Shearn Platt
Barbara Bloom
Lee and Frank Goldberg

In Memory of Margarita Ponce
Arlene Hecht

In Memory of Virginia Reed
Richard and Karen Pond
Marie Southgate

In Memory of Judy Rosen
Greg Gelbr
Elana Hamovitch
Anna Marie Iacobelli
Milena Martinez
Duane Morris LLP
Terri Schaeffer
Bruce and Theresa Searing

In Memory of Sid and his love of music
Linda and Shearn Platt 

In Memory of Judith Stainrook
The Stainbrook Foundation

In Memory of John M. and
   Patricia K. Tarle

John Tarle

In Memory of Eugene Tesler
Phoebe Telser

In Memory of Mel Wasserman
Barbara Bloom
Linda and Shearn Platt
Elaine Galinson and Herbert Solomon

In Memory of Phil Weiss
Sandra Ambrosi
Judy S. Bentovim
Naomi Buckwalter
Mimi and Lois Buckwalter
Mary Campbell
Sue Carberry
Eileen Frame
Bonnie Graham
Susan Guzik
Christine Harmon
Elaine Hiel
Pacific Pathology, Inc.
Vernal Jackson
Patricia Nelson
Val and Ron Ontell
Elliot and Louise Rosenberg
Sharon and Robert Russakoff
Joseph Russell
Terry Selty
Jo Anne Springer
Susan Stewart
Janet Black-Yznaga

Honoraria Gifts

IIn Honor of Jing Yan Bowcott
Sue and Bill Weber

In Honor of Mandy and Steve Dershem
Nick Newcombe

In Honor of Martha Gilmer and the
   Lunch & Listen program

Mimi Lee

In Honor of Mel Goldzband
Fern and David Bryman
Dr. Robert and Fran Preisman
Norman and Barbara Rozansky

In Honor of Ben Haddad
The Ryde Family Memorial Foundation

In Honor of Laura Irvin in gratitude for
   the love of symphony music

Lisa Kaufmann

In Honor of Joan and Irwin Jacobs
Robert Snider

In Honor of Warren Kessler
Ellen and Bill Whelan
Gayle M. Lennard

In Honor of Judy Rosen and her family
Christina Iacobelli

In Honor of Sarah Skuster and
   Eric Starr

Sharon E. Starr

In Honor of Dave Snyder
Sheryl and Rick Davidson
Nancy and Mike Garrett
The Ryde Family Memorial Foundation

In Honor of Concertmaster Jeff Thayer
Philip Poth

In Honor of Margarita and
   Philip Wilkinson

Kathleen Einspanier

In Honor of Eileen Wingard
Susan Page
Ilana Hirschfeld
Daniel and Kaylee Brogadir
Rebekah and Glen Campbell
Pat Francis
Dr. Raulf Polichar

In Recognition of Mitch Woodbury
   who was named Lifetime Director
   of the San Diego Symphony
   Orchestra

Lana and Roger Brenes

In Honor of Dorothy Zeavin
Eileen Wingard