Donors & Sponsors

The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra thanks our 2016-17 season donors and sponsors for their generous support. Ticket sales account for only 25% of operational expenses. We rely on the support of individuals, foundations and businesses to help sustain the orchestra and continue to enrich the cultural life of the citizens of Ridgefield and surrounding communities.


CORPORATE, FOUNDATION & GOVERNMENT DONORS

Fairfield County Bank

Payden & Rygel Investment Management

Union Savings Bank

The Barker Welfare Foundation

CT Department of Economic and Community Development

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Ridgefield Rotary Club

Ridgefield BMW

IBM Matching Grants Program

GE Foundation Matching Gifts Program


50th ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN DONORS  

Videen and Christopher Bennett

Brenda and Dan Berta

Donna Case

Kathleen and Douglas Coombs

Barbara and Robert Dobbin

Anita and Nick Donofrio

Danielle and Scott Edwardson

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ellis

Kitty Fischer and Harvey Fraser

Marlene and Tom Gerhard

Liz and Steven Goldstone

Maryann and Peter Grierson

Marilyn and Joe Kreitz

Aline Lawrence

 In memory of Seth Lawrence a founder of the RSO

Loire and Robert Leavitt


50th ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN DONORS  

Dante and Joyce Ligi

Philip and Christine Lodewick

Ann and Jeff Lundberg

Sue Manning

   In memory of Harold Wegman

Lisa and Robert McCormick

   In memory of Lorra Rose Laven

Daniel and Annette O’Brien

John and Joanne Patrick

Bob G. Perry

Brenda and James Rouse

Harold A. Spratt

   In memory of late wife Cora Spratt

Susan Wolf and Steve Reynolds

J. Ron Steiger, Jr.

   In memory of Roberta Steiger


2016-2017 SEASON INDIVIDUAL DONORS

IMPRESARIO: $7,500+

Videen and Christopher Bennett

Harold Spratt

CONDUCTOR’S CIRCLE: $5,000 – $7,499

Danielle and Scott Edwardson

Vincent and Angelina Falotico

Maryann and Peter Grierson

Philip and Christine Lodewick

Annette and Dan O’Brien

Susie and Gary Singer

PRINCIPAL: $2,500 – $4,999

John and Joanne Patrick

Richard and Carol Vazzana

BENEFACTOR: $1,000 – $2,499

David and Martha Campbell

Kathleen and Douglas Coombs

Jeanne Cook

Ethel Geisinger

The Goldstone Family Foundation

Nick and Eleanor Kilsby

Aline Lawrence

Adrienne Orlan

Walter and Sabina Slavin

PATRON: $500 – $999

Anita Barrios

Joseph and Mary Bellacosa

John and Lori Berisford

Brenda and Laird Calia

Donna Case

Barbara and Robert Dobbin

Suzanne and Dwayne Escola

Frank Eustace

Kitty Fischer and Harvey Fraser

Rabbi Jon and Jean Haddon

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ingram

Adrine Katchadurian

Marilyn and Joe Kreitz

Robert and Loire Leavitt

George B. and Virginia W. Leeman

Ann and Jeff Lundberg

Betsey Ann McGregor

Bob G. Perry

Margaret Ross

Brenda and James Rouse

Karen and Mike Soltis

Celeste and David Ulmer


2016-2017 SEASON INDIVIDUAL DONORS  

SUPPORTER: $100 – $499

Stephen Antkiw

Richard and Chloe Ball

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Beck

Dr. Joseph and Jane Belsky

Fred and Judith Breekland

Robert Bunting

Georgia Carrington

Anne Cassavechia

Ping and Sally Chow

Rosamond Christensen

Laurie and Christofer Christiansen

Anthony Coscia

Chris Crawford

Patrick Daigle

Dorothy Darlington

Murray B. Darvick

Anton Deiters

Anita and Nick Donofrio

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ellis

Rainer A. Gonet

John Grissmer

Martin Hamar

Barbara and Stephen Hartman

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Healy

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Himmelright

Ingrid Hirsch

Ruth Holzthum

Anne and Robert Hort

Christopher Jacobs

Mr .and Mrs. Michael Jaykus

Ellsworth P. Johnson

  in memory of Susan L. Johnson

Robert and Steffi Jones

Mary Kaletta

Nancy and John Katz

Sid and Jill Kelley

Dr. Howard and Betty Kloth

Louise and Kirby Klump

Peter Koppen

Mr. and Mrs. William Lutzius

Jill Maguire

Dr. Adeline Merrill

Vincent Maneri

Nancy O’Connell

Bart and Bonnie Pattie

Laraine Pavarini

Karen Pingarron

Margaret C. Ross

Ryer Charitable Trust

Julie and Scott Sanderude

David Sachs and Linda Shackelford

Susan Corey-Sahlin and Gunnar Sahlin

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Scala

Margot and Martin Schweighofer

David Smith and Sonya Singh-Smith

Lois and Jim Street

J. Ron Steiger, Jr.

Nora Suppers

Harral and Patricia Tenney

Joel H. Third

Dr. Margaret Thompson

Brian Truskowski and Terry McManus

Kerry Walker

John and Donna Ward

Marion and Joseph Wertheim

Elizabeth Yohan

Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Yoran