Donors

“I would teach children music, physics and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.”

-Plato


David SmilingThe Neighborhood Music School has believed in this philosophy for 100 years. We’ve been able to continue our good work through the generosity and love of so many patrons and organizations who continue to support us. Thank you all for your generous gifts of all kinds. We are proud to acknowledge the following donors who contributed to the Neighborhood Music School since January 2017.

A warm and gracious “Thank You” to all of our generous donations.                                         

 

 

DONORS – CALENDAR YEAR 2017

ANGEL ($25,000 – $1,000,000+)

  • The Margie and Robert E. Petersen Foundation

and

  • The Ahmanson Foundation
  • The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
  • The Al Sherman Foundation

TITANIUM ($10,000 – $24,999)

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Bradford Chambers
  • The Louis L. Borick Foundation
  • Colburn Foundation
  • Los Angeles County Arts Commission                                                               
  • Youssef & Kamel Mawardi Fund
  • Rose Hills Foundation

DIAMOND ($5,000 – $9,999)

  • Sean Cauvel
  • Jeffrey C. De Francisco
  • Ronald Gustafson
  • Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Virginia Mancini
  • The Union Pacific Foundation

PLATINUM ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council
  • D’Addario Foundation
  • Felipe Esparza
  • Patricia and Michael Martin
  • Office of Supervisor Hilda Solis
  • Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts

GOLD ($1,000 – $2,499)

  • Allstate Foundation
  • Anonymous
  • Baker Commodities
  • Mike Birkholm
  • Janet Doud
  • Jeff Levy
  • Los Angeles Philanthropic Committee for the Arts
  • Albert McNeil
  • Jeremiah O’Neill
  • Joanne Mogannam and David Rosenbaum
  • R.W. Zant Company
  • Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, LLP – Howard Weg
  • Audre Slater
  • Vesper Society

SILVER ($500 – $999)

  • Michael Aldrich
  • Jorge Arciniega
  • Carlotta De Francisco*
  • Germaine Franco
  • Serge Kasimoff
  • Michael Libow
  • Julia Maher
  • Maureen McConnell
  • William and Barbara Steinwedell
  • Lance Ito and Margaret York

BRONZE ($100 – $499)

  • Anonymous (6)
  • Dora Breece
  • Thomas Cacciatore
  • Galeta Carleton
  • Norman C. Chapman
  • Doris P. Christiansen
  • Mary Levin Cutler
  • Jerrold Eberhardt
  • Mimi Fisher
  • Friends of the San Pedro Library^
  • Helen Franke
  • Barbara Fuller*
  • Christopher and Rose Gaynor
  • Susan and Richard Gomez
  • Robert and Dori Gross
  • Frances Hale
  • Diane K. Harder
  • Mario Hernandez
  • Priscilla Heim
  • James Higgins
  • Marguerite Hougasian
  • Alan David Unell and Vokouhi Hovagimian
  • Kiwanis Club of La Canada – AM Foundation
  • Howard and Nancy Klein
  • Margarethe Knoblock
  • Thomas and Gloria Lang
  • Laura Lee
  • Ernie and Margaret Limon
  • Gaurav Malhotra
  • Bruce Merritt
  • Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation
  • Dan and Patricia Murphy*
  • Carlos and Janice Najera
  • Martin Olvera
  • John Pohlmann
  • Virginia Pollack
  • Monica Gutierrez Roper
  • Lillian Salazar
  • St. Cecilia Club
  • Diane Sternal*
  • Bertha Stojic
  • Mercedes Tondre
  • Peggy Lennon and Richard Tom
  • Olga and Roy Walden
  • Ralph and Renee Winkler
  1. Stuart Wright

FRIEND ($1 – $99)

Anonymous

  • Denise Aubuchon^
  • Kyoko Bristow
  • Helen Kaskoski and Dan Brown^
  • Susie Cerna
  • Robert and Constance Constant^
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jay Davis*
  • Vivian Dinh
  • Bernice DuLong
  • Garfield F. Ecung
  • Linda and George Edgington^
  • Jenifer Fleming
  • Michael and Beatrice Fruchter
  • Fred Harris
  • Sergio Hernandez
  • Monica J. Hubbard, in honor of Alyssa Herrera
  • Shelly and Danny Iltis
  • Gloria Izaguirre
  • Rebecca Kahn*
  • Sandra Ann Kapoor*
  • Janette Leon
  • Belem Luna
  • Nancy Luu-Dinh
  • Robert Matsuda
  • Victoria and Frank McKendall*
  • Anna Melendez
  • Ronald and Sylvia Mracky
  • Elizabeth Pestian
  • Loretta Sifuentes
  • Ruth Sugarman
  • Cynthia and I. Mark Thompson*
  • Salvador and Colleen Trujillo*
  • David Vidaurri
  • Sherri Ziff

IN-KIND

  • Jorge Arciniega
  • Dean Avedon
  • Bruce Balan
  • Mitzi Costin
  • Mary Figoten
  • Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation
  • Lula Foster
  • Tom Francini
  • Vincent Gallo
  • Aleks Garibay
  • Dr. Arthur Geoffrion
  • Linda Grand
  • Joe Valles and Paul Gutierrez
  • Gerald Koris
  • Nancy Lawrence*
  • Lily Melton
  • Shelley O’Clair
  • Jen Oki
  • Betty Richardson
  • Ilene Rotenberg
  • Daina Beth Solomon
  • South Pasadena Public Library
  • Barbara Steinwedell
  • Noe Tellez
  • Victor Vallejo
  • Wine of the Month Club
  • Rita Wolfred, in memory of Dr. Morris Wolfred
  • Shiho Yamamoto

 

* in memory of Bob Ross

^ in Memory of Andy Kostelas