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 monthly. The following listing reflects pledges and gifts entered as of November 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 (3)
Kathy Taylor and Terry Atkinson
Kevin and Jan Curtis
Una Davis and Jack McGrory
Mr. and Mrs. Brian K. Devine
Sam B. Ersan
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
   Family Fund 
Gayle and Donald Slate 
Dave and Phyllis Snyder
Gloria and Rodney Stone
The Kong Tang Family
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
Elaine Galinson & Herbert Solomon 
Sue and Bill Weber 
Kathryn and James Whistler 
Sheryl and Harvey White

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

Anonymous (2)
Bonnie and Krishna Arora
Warren and Eloise Batts
David Bialis
Michael Blasgen
Dr. Anthony Boganey
Julia Richardson Brown Foundation
Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek
Kathleen Seely Davis
Martha and Edward Dennis
Karin and Gary Eastham
Vicki Garcia-Golden and Tim Jeffries
Martha and William Gilmer
Jill Gormley and Laurie Lipman
Laurie Sefton Henson
Carol and Richard Hertzberg
Nancy and Ross Stephen Howard
Arlene Inch
Jo Ann Kilty
Ken Krug
Carol Ann and George Lattimer
Carol Lazier and James Merritt
Robert Leone
Elizabeth Li
Littman Family Fund of the
   Jewish Community Foundation
Riley Mixson
Val and Ron Ontell
Rich Paul and Rena Minisi/Paul,
   Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton, LLP
Marilyn James and Richard Phetteplace
Jane and Jon Pollock
Pamela and Stephen Quinn
Sally and Steve Rogers
Sheli and Burton Rosenberg
Jayne and Brigg Sherman
Stephen M. Silverman
Judith Harris and Dr. Robert Singer
Hon. Stephanie Sontag and
   Hon. David Oberholtzer
Jeanette Stevens
Dr. Miriam Summ
Elizabeth and Joseph Taft
  Revocable Trust 
R.V. Thomas Family Fund 
Ingrid M. Van Moppes
Isabelle and Mel Wasserman
Jeffrey and Barbara Winter
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
Dr. Thomas Beers
Edgar and Julie Berner
The Bjorg Family
Barbara Bloom
Benjamin Brand
Sophie Bryan and Matthew Lueders
Diane and Charles Culp
Susan Dube
Monica Fimbres
Joyce Glazer
Pamela Hamilton Lester
Art and Pam Handman
Maryka and George Hoover
Arlene Quaccia and Robin Hughes
James B. Idell and
   Deborah C. Streett-Idell
Angela and Matthew Kilman
Sig and Helen Kupka
Mark C. Mead
Elena M. Mickelson
Nancy and Robert Morgan
Donald and Clara Murphy
Sandy and Greg Rechtsteiner
Susan Sharin and Laurina Young
Lari Sheehan
The Stainrook Foundation
DeAnne Steele and Carlo Barbara
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
David and Courtney Angeli
Lauren Lee Beaudry
Donna and Ken Bullock
City of Encinitas and
   Mizel Family Foundation
Dr. Peter Czipott and Marisa SorBello
Jonathan Dash
Caroline S. DeMar
John E. Don Carlos
Barbara and John Edgington
Pamela and Craig Eisenberg
Jennifer and David Eveleth
Phyllis and Gordon Harris
Susie and Fredrick Harrison
Sharon and Garry Hays
Anona Kuehne
Sylvia and Jaime Liwerant 
Sara Loughead
Sally and Luis Maizel
Takenori Muraoka
David and Judith Nielsen
Dave and Jean Perry
Cathy and Lawrence Robinson
Colin Seid and Dr. Nancy Gold
Norton S. and Barbara Walbridge Fund
Thomas P. Ward and Rosemary T. Ward
Joseph Witztum
Wood Groves
Luann and Brian E. Wright

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

K. Andrew Achterkirchen
David Akers
Anonymous (2)
Patricia and Brian Armstrong
Tania and Greg Batson
Sondra Berk
Barry and Emily Berkov
Virginia and Robert Black
Diane and Norman Blumenthal
Marcus and Kimberley Boehm
Whitney Bowers
Joseph H. Brooks and Douglas Walker
Loyce Bruce
John M. Burns
Barbara and Salvatore Capizzi
Kathleen Charla
Angela Chilcott
Stan Clayton
Gary and Carol Coburn
Sue Lasbury and John Cochran
Judith Collier
Colwell Family Fund 
Jeanette and Hal Coons
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Coutts
Ann Davies
Ann Green Diggdon
Joseph K. Drag and Karen L. Lee
Irene and James Dunny
Florence Nemkov and
   Dr. Bernard Eggertsen
Morey A. Feldman & Jeanne D. Feldman
   Family Endowment Fund 
Nomi Feldman
Max Fenstermacher
Marilyn Field
Elena I. Foronda
Jean Fort
Linda Fortier
Marilyn Friesen
Judith Fullerton
Richard and Sharon Gabriel 
Lynn and Charles Gaylord
Aaron Gordon
Laurie M. Gore
Stephanie and John Hanson
Richard Harms
Beverley Haynes
Ruth Hayward
Mert and Joanne Hill
Barbara and Paul Hirshman
Peggy and John Holl
Nancy and Bill Homeyer
Thao Hughes
John Hurley
Elizabeth Inguli
Marguerite Jackson Dill
   and Carol Archibald
Richard and Elisa Jaime
Jay Jeffcoat
Mary and Joseph Jordan
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Jordan
Jerald and Marge Katleman
Thomas Kelly
Adam Kenyon
Betty and Leonard Kornreich
Rhea and Armin Kuhlman
Greg Lemke
Gayle M. Lennard
Terry and Tom Lewis
Sandra Smelik and Larry Manzer
Madonna Christine Maxwell
Judith McConnell
Larry McDonald and
   Clare White-McDonald
Edward and Elizabeth McIntyre
Jonathan McMullen
Dr. Sandra E. Miner
Martha and Chuck Moffett
Karen and Michael Mudgett
Nick Newcombe
Dr. J. Nicholas Nowak
James and Gale Petrie
Pratt Memorial Fund
Jim Price and Joan Sieber
Barbara Rabiner
Cathy Rempel
Drs. Marilyn Friesen and Michael Rensink
Dr. Andrew Ries and Dr. Vivian Reznik
Gloria and Dean Saiki
Community Service Association,
   San Diego Unified School District
Jeff Sandler
Julie and Jay Sarno
Wim Selders
Wilson Sexton
Barbara and Lawrence Sherman 
Ben and Julia Shiller
Linda J. and Jeffrey M. Shohet
Kyle Short
Stanley and Marilyn Smiedt 
Michael Pierce Smolens
Suzy Soo
Daniel Soto
Charles Starkey
Steve and Carmen Steinke
Kathleen Sullivan
Harry V. Summer
Kay and Cliff Sweet
David Tammadge
Col. and Mrs. Joseph C. Timmons
Francis J. Tonello
Samuel Tsang
Janet Anderson and Victor Van Lint
Elianna Vasquez
Nancy Vaughan
Lori and Bill Walton
Margaret Weigand
Judy and Bob Weisman
Olga and Oscar Worm
Carol L. Young
Dr. and Mrs. Philip Ziring

Sonata Circle: $500-$999

Alana and Roger Albertson
June and Daniel Allen
Linda Corey Allen
Amber Anderson
Laura and Fred Applegate
Mary Ann Beyster
Jerry and Karen Blakely
Robert Boltax
Elizabeth E. Bruton
Terri Bryson
Alyssa Brzenski
Jolie and Glenn Buberl
Shirley Cantu
Lynne Champagne
Tanya and Sutton Chen
Nicole Christie
Jeremy Clear
Marc Davis
Dennis and Patricia DeConcini
Julie and Don De Ment
Paul Dorin
Donna F. Dotson
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
Holli and Ronald Franzese
Judy and Ira Frazer
Judith and William Friedel
Martin Friedlander
Kenneth F. Gibsen Memorial Fund 
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
Lydia Harris
Brian Hays
The Herr Family
Robert Heylmun
Gurdon Hornor
Warren Hu
James and Joanne Hyldahl
Justin Jackson
Robert Jentner
Russell Jucovics
Linda Karimi
Ron Kemp
Ken Kobayashi
John Lally
Mayra Curiel and Carlos Larios
Veronica and Miguel Leff
Tony Lewis
Joseph Gerald and Ann Lipschitz
Claudia Lowenstein
Susan Mallory
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
Joseph Addison Mize
Dr. Thomas Moore
Chandra Mukerji
Joseph Musumeci
Sheryyl A. Nicholas
Richard Norman
The Opp Family
Abraham Ordover
Brent Orlesky and Ronald T. Oliver
Cathy Orr
Robert Kovelman and Sabine Ottilie
Julie Park
Laura Norton Petrovich
Sheila and Ken Poggenburg
Dr. Lee R. Polk and Robert Betzer
Dean Popp
Eve Pritchard
Christopher Puzio
Auguste M. Quaintance
Jeff Quinn
Janet and Bill Raschke
Erin Gourley Reid
Steve Remish
Renaissance Charitable Foundation
Esther Rodriguez
Bill and Janet Rogers
Sheryl Rowling 
Alipasha Sadri
Laila Salvador
San Diego Community College
Steve and Claudia Scherer
Gretchen Shaffer
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
Emily Renee Stroebel
Helga and Sam Strong
Derek Stults
John E. Sturla II
Phoebe and Eugene Telser
Thomas Templeton
Janis Vanderford
Charlie Wade
Carol and Thomas Warschauer
J. Susan Watson
Janet and Joel Weber
Dr. and Mrs. R. Ronald Wood
Maria and Randy Zack
Britt Zeller
Herb and Margaret Zoehrer

Memorial Gifts

In Memory of Marjorie Cannon
Christopher Bisgaard
Mark Perdue
Roland P. Perdue III
Mary H. Thompson
Robert Walker

In Memory of Lyman Christopher
Susan Conrad

Honoring the remembrance of
  Budda Gilmer,
  Martha and Bill Gilmer's
  beloved companion

Jeri and Rick Crawford

In Memory of Martha Gilmer's
  sister and brother

Martha and Edward Dennis

In Memory of Virginia Herrick:
  a beloved pianist, who loved
  attending the San Diego Symphony
  with her family. With Love.

The Rosenbaum Family

In Memory of my Dad, Tony Higgins,
  on his Birthday
Tonette J. Higgins

In Memory of Lael Kovtun
Zella Burk

In Memory of Sig Mickelson
Elena M. Mickelson

In Loving Memory of our son
  Thomas A. Morgan, long time violist
  with the San Diego Symphony

Nancy and Robert Morgan

In Memory of Margarita Ponce
Arlene Hecht

In Memory of Judy Rosen
Duane Morris LLP

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

In Memory of Judith Stainrook
The Stainrook Foundation

In memory of my parents
  Craig and Dori Starkey
  who passed away in January 2021

Charles Starkey

In Memory of John M. and
  Patricia K. Tarle

John Tarle

In loving memory of our parents
  Dr. F. Thomas and Gania D. Trotter

Tania and Greg Batson

In Memory of Nellora J. Walker
Betty Black
Carol Holt
Ada Hunt
Brian McDermott

In Memory of Phil Weiss
Sandra Ambrosi
Judy S. Bentovim
Lori Brannan
Naomi Buckwalter
Mary Campbell
Sue Carberry
Eileen Frame
Bonnie Graham
Susan Guzik
Christine Harmon
Elaine Hiel
Pacific Pathology, Inc.
Vernal Jackson
Val and Ron Ontell
Elliot Rosenberg
Sharon and Robert Russakoff
Dennis Russell
Richard Slater
Jo Anne Springer
Susan Stewart
Janet Black-Yznaga

Honoraria Gifts

In Honor of my husband Bill Beamish
Marie Jureit-Beamish

In Honor of Aaron Brenes
Linda Corey Allen

In Honor of Lyn Nell Conley and
  Audrey ElaIne Conley

Anonymous

In Honor of Richard I. Fox
Judy Grant

In Honor of Pam and Hal Fuson
Jay and Julie Sarno 

In Honor of Kate Hatmaker
Derek Floyd

In Honor of Rich and Franny Heady
Galen Justice

In Honor of Institutional Advancement Team
Em Ezell

In Honor of my love, and my love for music
Amal Iqbal

In Honor of Joan and Irwin Jacobs
Brett Dickinson

In Honor of Paige Kobdish
Nick Newcombe

In Honor of Dr. Warren O. Kessler
Gayle M. Lennard
Stanley and Marilyn Smiedt 
Ellen and Bill Whelan

In Honor of Warren Kessler for
  his lifetime achievement award
  from the Corporate Directors Forum

Anonymous 
Dave and Phyllis Snyder

In Honor of Nick Newcombe
Linda Maxson

In Honor of the wedding of
  Nick Newcombe and Bryan Ditmer

Robert Alexander
Tania and Greg Batson
Mark Ditto
Claudia Fine
William Hamer
Scott Maxwell
Katy McDonald
Armilito Pangilinan
Jamie Peterson
Theodora Spelbrink

In Honor of Deborah Pate
Ingrid de Llamas 

In Honor of Jon Pollock's 75th Birthday
Susan Casey

In Honor of Bill and Clarice Perkins
  60th Anniversary

Susan Casey
Steve and Jeanie Ferriot
Judy Goldman

In Honor of the San Diego Symphony
  for the monumental gift to
  San Diego of music for all

Dr. Andrew Ries and Dr. Vivian Reznik

In Honor of Jack and Sherron Schuster
Lawrence and Andrea Oster
Barbara and Larry Sherman 

In Honor of David Snyder
Robert Scott

In honor of Jeanette Stevens and
  Gordon Brodfuehrer

Todd Schultz

In Honor of Jeffrey and Marlyse Thayer
Terri Bryson

In Honor of John Wilds and
  Larry Leeland with
  "deep appreciation for all your help"

Eileen Wingard

In Honor of the Woodwinds!
Janet McDaniel