Applause!

Symphony Supporters

Applause!

The NBSO expresses its deep appreciation to all who support our concerts and educational programs. Donations of $100 or more received between September 1, 2018, and August 31, 2019, are listed below.

Season Presenters

Judith and Robert Rosbe

Season Underwriters

Concert Sponsors

Corporate Support

  • American Research & Management Co.
  • Beauregard, Burke & Franco
  • Coastal Neighbors Network
  • Diana Henry Realty
  • LandVest
  • Music at St. Anthony’s
  • Oral Surgery Associates Southcoast, Inc.
  • Russell Morin Catering
  • Seamark Financial Services, Inc.
  • Southcoast Health
  • Spherion Staffing Services
  • The Symphony Shop

 

 

 

 

Education Sponsors

  • BayCoast Bank
  • First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union
  • DeMello International Center
  • John and Zelinda Douhan
  • John and Katie Mannix
  • Parsons Family Education Fund
  • St. Aidan’s Chapel
  • St. Anne’s Credit Union
  • June Strunk
  • Richard and Barbara Van Inwegen

Furtado Family Scholarship

  • Robert and Susan Bouley
  • Doreen Crawford
  • Judith and Kristian Stoltenberg
  • Martha Trudeau

$100,000+

  • Anonymous

$50,000+

  • A Friend of the NBSO

$15,000+

  • Andy Kotsatos and Heather Parsons

$10,000+

  • John and Nancy Braitmayer

  • Dexter and Susan Mead
  • Elizabeth Morse
  • Ann and Hans Ziegler

$5,000+

  • Charles and Christina Bascom
  • Sandra Bilodeau
  • Dorothy A. HebdenHeath
  • Kenneth and Wendy Joblon
  • Sally Johnston
  • Paul and Denise Lamoureux
  • Michael Malone and Debra Gayle-Malone
  • Harry and Pam Norweb
  • Jane and Neil Pappalardo
  • Sandria Parsons
  • Geoff and Judy Swett
  • Marjorie Williams and Michael Tushman
  • Patricia Plum Wylde

$2,500+

  • Jan and Chuck Bichsel
  • Bill and Mary Jean Blasdale
  • Robert Booth
  • William and Deborah Elfters
  • Drs. Cynthia and Albert Fox
  • Barbara Gee
  • Prof. Susan J. Leclair and Prof. James T. Griffith
  • Nancy and John Mills
  • Joseph Napoli
  • Joseph Nauman
  • John Newton and Janice Weber
  • Norman J. and Maryellen Sullivan Shachoy
  • Barry and Meg Steinberg
  • Margot Stone
  • John and Mallory Waterman

 

 

 

$1,000+

  • Patricia and John Baillieul
  • Michael and Margherita Baldwin
  • Virginia and Robert Becher
  • Anne and Charles Bedser
  • Tom and Ellen Bowler
  • Gertrude Trumbull Burr
  • Sally Conkright and William Rogerson
  • Sheila Powers Converse
  • Andrea and Emmanuel Daskalakis
  • Irene and Michael Davis
  • Bob and Sue Daylor
  • Peter and Patricia Dean
  • Mrs. Helen DeGroot
  • Mary Dermody and Lawrence Kupferschmidt
  • Jim and Carol Dildine
  • Allan and Priscilla Ditchfield
  • Michael Esposito and Cynthia Redel
  • Ralph and Merry Eustis
  • Sheldon Friedland (in memory of Shulamith Friedland)
  • Gail and Tom Gidwitz
  • Mark and Peg Gildersleeve
  • Marjorie and Nick Greville
  • Myrna Hall
  • Ruth and Bill Hathaway, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Prentiss Higgins
  • Ellen Hocker
  • Dr. Edward and Pamela Hoffer
  • Lisa and Bill Holmes
  • Dr. and Mrs. Jack Howard
  • Nan Johnson and Alan Minard
  • Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Killian
  • Trudy Kingery
  • Edith R. Lauderdale
  • Frances Levin
  • John and Doris Ludes
  • Peter L. Macdonald and Dora Beatty
  • Joseph and Holly McDonough
  • Susan McLaren and Philip Guymont
  • Susan Eldredge Mead
  • Joop and Ria Nagtegaal
  • Ed Ottensmeyer and Anne Donnellon
  • Peter Ouellette
  • Victoria and Alan Peacock
  • Richard Pline and Roseann Radosevich
  • Ute and Patrick Prevost
  • C. James and Karen Prieur
  • Mr. and Mrs. Terry Reideler
  • Frank and Barbara Resnek
  • Clifton and Margaret Ann Rice
  • Donald and Genie Rice
  • Heather and Kit Sawitsky
  • Jamey and Laura Shachoy
  • Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert Shapiro
  • Martha and Steven Shuster
  • Robert B. Smith
  • Thomas Stritter and Rachael Kolb
  • Joan Underwood and Geoffrey Taylor
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gurdon Wattles
  • Dean and Janet Whitla
  • Anne Whitney
  • Anonymous (in honor of Lisa Larkin)
  • Anonymous

$500+

  • Lucy Aptekar and Gerry Leader

  • Drs. Vanda and Alan Blinn

  • Anna Bradfield and Christopher Bunnell

  • Edward and Elizabeth Brainard

  • Norm and Irene Buck

  • Rid Bullerjahn

  • Drs. Suzanne Caron and Matthew Esposito

  • The John A. Conway and Leslie B. Conway Fund

  • Dwight and Loretto Crane

  • Robert and Cynthia Hamburger

  • Taylor and Richard Kane

  • Mr. and Mrs. Keith W. Kauppila

  • Mr. and Mrs. John Kendall

  • Mary Ellen Kennedy

  • Nancy Knutsen

  • Robert and Elizabeth Ladd

  • Ken Lipman

  • Jane Loos

  • Charlie and Louise Nadler

  • Sarah Pinney

  • Mr. and Mrs. William Prescott

  • Karen Quigley and Russell Hensel

  • John Sherburne Reidy

  • Paul and Karen Snyder

  • George and Dagmar Unhoch

  • Laima and Bertram Zarins

  • Anonymous

$250+

  • Milton and Marilyn Adams
  • Dana Anderson
  • Deborah and Benjamin Baker
  • David and Laurie Barrett
  • Alan Bates and Michele Mandrioli
  • Wael Bayazid and Maria Crawley
  • Linda and John Bodenmann
  • Marlissa Briggett and Peter Necheles
  • Earl Briggs
  • The Broffmans
  • Janice Clark
  • Nancy and David Corkery
  • Doug and Cindy Crocker
  • Evelyn T. Crocker
  • Mary Dermody and Lawrence Kupferschmidt
  • Kathy Dinneen
  • Timothy Evans and Howe Allen
  • Kathy and Jim Feeney
  • Stephen Fletcher and Michael Walden
  • Rebecca Foley and Mario Furtado
  • Patricia and Duncan Gratton
  • Sam and Gerry Gray
  • Michael and Nancy Grogan
  • Tom and Ava Hallam
  • Ann M. Harris
  • Clare Healy Foley and Paul Foley (in honor of Sandria Parsons)
  • Elizabeth and Jonathan Howland
  • Austin and Felicity Hoyt
  • Edward and Nancy Kurtz
  • Mary Ellen Lees (in honor of Sally Johnston)
  • Richard and Anne Lucas
  • George and Beverly McTurk
  • Gilbert and AnnMarie Medeiros
  • Paul and Julie Milhoua
  • William Miller
  • Peter and Robin Muise
  • Albert Muren
  • Robert and Phyllis Partridge
  • David and Mary Pendergast
  • Gail and Peter Pendergast
  • Dr. Allan Pineda and Dr. Mary Manning
  • Ruth Prentiss
  • Linda and Daniel Rodenbush
  • Dick and Lori Schaefer
  • Ann Sheehan
  • Louise and Larry Shwartz (in honor of Sally Johnston)
  • Jane Stankiewicz and Mark Southworth
  • Robert and Judith Sterns
  • Sylvia and Eivind Strand
  • David and Patty Strauss
  • Antra and Elliott Thrasher
  • Robert Trahan
  • Nonie Walder
  • Alfred Walker
  • Donald and Ellen Watson
  • Ronald Weingartner and Leslie Lawrence
  • Mrs. Diana M. Worley
  • Grace and David Wyss
  • Anonymous

 

$100+

  • Levi and Jeanne Adams
  • Peggy Bacon and Jack McCarthy
  • Jack and Tessa Belkin
  • Joanna Bennett
  • Robert and Susan Bouley
  • Jane M. Brightman
  • Deborah P. Brooke
  • Nancy, Meyer, and Sam Brown
  • Patricia and Richard Burke
  • Thomas and Linda Bush
  • Ann Butler
  • Robert and Teresa Caldas
  • Lizanne and Malcolm Campbell
  • Charles Carlstrom
  • Mark M. Claff
  • Gloria Clark
  • Kathleen and Gregory Clear
  • Barbara Cook
  • Albert J. Corbeil
  • Scott Corin and Nina Blumenthal
  • Michael Couture and Diane Brown-Couture
  • James and Edwina Cronin
  • Bob and Vickie Cunningham
  • Donald and Kari Douglas
  • Ben Dunham and Wendy Rolfe-Dunham
  • Rose Dupont
  • Randall Elgin and Mark Whalen
  • Sally Fallon
  • Mary E. Farry
  • David and Kate Fentress
  • Don and Carole Foster
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Garfield
  • Gordon W. Goodfellow
  • Helena and Ken Hartnett
  • Mary Hobbs
  • Keith and Erin Hovan
  • Barbara and Ronald Kaplan
  • Mark and Nancy Keighley
  • Lilian Kemp and David Marks
  • Diane and Karl Kozak
  • Michael and Susan Kramer
  • Alice Larson
  • Elizabeth Lufkin
  • Dr. and Mrs. Edward Lund
  • Robert and Carolyn Lytle
  • Cathryn MacLean
  • Kathleen Mahoney
  • Mary Mandeville
  • Yvonne Marquis
  • Hank Mastey
  • Peggy McDonough
  • Nancy McFadden
  • Barbara McManus
  • Rosemary and Tony Melli
  • Gene Mello
  • Heinz and Brigette Muehlmann
  • Regina Mullen
  • Bart Nourse
  • Jessica and Aaron Novy
  • William Osier
  • James Perry
  • Judy and Bill Redway
  • Kathleen Reed
  • Bill Reed
  • Bill and Tinker Saltonstall
  • Robert and Barbara Sanderson
  • Tom and Kate Schmitt
  • Albert and Joyce Signorella
  • Bonnie and Louis Silverstein
  • Chuck Smiler
  • Charlotte D. Smith
  • Dr. Alan and Linda Solomon
  • John and Eileen Sorrentino
  • Sally Spooner
  • Richard Taylor
  • Mary Tomlinson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Toomey
  • Janet and LaVerne Wallace
  • Richard and Norma Warburton
  • Joanna and Loring Weeks
  • Anna Whitcomb and Samuel Knight
  • Lynn Wylde
  • Anonymous

Foundations

  • Barr Foundation and The Klarman Family Foundation through the Barr-Klarman Massachusetts Arts Initiative
  • The Howard Bayne Fund
  • Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation
  • The Cape Code Foundation—Ernest Michael Helides and Evelyn Ponticos Helides Education Fund
  • The Carney Family Charitable Foundation
  • Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts—Acushnet Foundation Fund, Creative Commonwealth Initiative, Stasia Gorczyca Endowment Fund for the New Bedford Symphony, Jacobs Family Donor Advised Fund, Marjorie Waite Fund
  • Demoulas Foundation
  • The Frauwirth Music for Youth Fund
  • Grimshaw-Gudewicz Charitable Foundation
  • Island Foundation, Inc.
  • Leonard and Hilda Kaplan Charitable Foundation
  • League of American Orchestras
  • Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • Nelson Mead Fund
  • New Bedford Day Nursery Fund

Special Support

Learning in Concert program support provided by Concerts at the Point for Fall River, Westport, and Tiverton elementary schools and by Up with School Arts for Little Compton and Middletown elementary schools. Educational program support provided in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council as well grants from the following Local Cultural Councils, which are local agencies supported by the MCC, a state agency: Acushnet, Dighton, Fairhaven, Fall River, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Rochester, and Westport.

Matching Gifts

  • Amazon Smile
  • Benevity
  • IBM

Your donations make possible our innovative educational programs.

Our educational programs serve over 25,000 children a year, and we are recognized nationally for our innovative approach and high impact. We all know of the documented benefits of children learning music, and we firmly believe that by introducing classical music to a new generation of students through our programs, we are helping them to make critical connections between music and their everyday lives, making their NBSO experience enriching on multiple levels.

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