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Individual Giving

Download our Annual Fund Campaign brochure to learn more about the impact of your gift, and follow this link for a list of membership benefits enjoyed by Virginia Opera donors, including program book recognition, invitations to exclusive events, VIP lounge access, and more!

2015-2016 Individual Donors

Memorial/Tribute Gifts

Honor the life of a loved one or celebrate an upcoming special occasion (a birthday, wedding, anniversary) with a tribute gift. Memorial and tribute gifts support the Virginia Opera Foundation, creating permanent and lasting support that helps ensure the growth and vitality of Virginia Opera. Your donation in honor of a friend or family member will appear in Virginia Opera season program books for one calendar year.

In addition to online donations, gifts may be made by check, credit card, or appreciated stock. A monthly payment option is also available. Download the above brochure for a pledge card, or contact us for more information:

Hampton Roads: 757.627.9545, ext. 3318 kandis.burnworth@vaopera.org
Central Virginia: 804.644.8168, ext. 3398 howard.bender@vaopera.org
Northern Virginia: 804.644.8168, ext. 3398 howard.bender@vaopera.org

Virginia Opera is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to Virginia Opera are tax-exempt to the extent provided by law.

We would like to offer our sincere thanks to our 2015-2016 Annual Fund donors through October 8, 2015.

INDIVIDUAL DONORS

Virginia Opera is grateful to the following contributors for their support of either our 2014-15 Annual Fund Campaign from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015 or our 2015-16 Annual Fund Campaign through October 8, 2015.

Producer's Circle

Anonymous
Mr. & Mrs. Rudolph E. Bunzl
Mr. & Mrs. Langdon T. Christian IV
Col. James F. Deming & Maj. Mark E. Board
Mr. Henry A. Garrity
Mr. & Mrs. Cyrus W. Grandy V
Eva & Michael Hardy
Mr. & Mrs. Peter M. Huber, Esq.
Ms. Denise Keane & Mr. Leonard Mandl
Mr. Richard I. Miller
Mr. Harris Miller and Ms. Deborah Kahn
Mr. & Mrs. Jose Luis Murillo
Mr. & Mrs. William Pusey
Mr. & Mrs. Allan S. Reynolds

 

Artist Patron Society

Anonymous
Vern and Nancy Barham
Mr. & Mrs. Stanley G. Barr, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Cabell Birdsong
Hon. & Mrs. James Cales, Jr.
Capt. & Mrs. John M. Chandler, USN (Ret.)
Lucy & Randolph Church
Frances T. & Robert B. Claytor Fund
Judge & Mrs. Robert B. Edwards
Mr. & Mrs. Vince Ferranti
Mr. Sean P. Foohey
Ms. Cary Fountain
Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Hill
Mr. James Hixon
Mr. & Mrs. Marcellus C. Kirchner
Robert C. & Mary Nell Kuhlo
Dr. & Mrs. Edward L. Lilly
Mrs. Valerie Neff
Mr. Thomas Nicholson III & Ms. Christie Dixon
Warren Richard & Lynn Cobb
James & Diane Schneider
Mr. & Mrs. John S. Shannon
Eleanor & Henry Watts
Mr. Lewis Webb and Ms. Helen Dragas
Mr. & Mrs. Jay Weinberg
Mrs. Deborah Wyld

 

Bravo Society

Mr. Alan D. Albert & Mrs. Charlotte L. Anders
Russell P. Allen
Mr. Barry Ambrose
Anonymous
Howard and Ellen Bender
Lilli & William Beyer
Mr. & Mrs. George Y. Birdsong
Drs. Bruce & Cassianne Booth
Capt. & Mrs. Malcolm Parker Branch
Dr. & Mrs. O. Christian Bredrup
Barry J.* & Donna P. Case
Mr. & Mrs. Christopher J. Coffing
Charles & Minette Cooper
Mrs. Peter G. Decker, Jr.
Hon. & Mrs. Robert G. Doumar
Mr. Ammon G. Dunton, Jr.
Ms. Donna Fischer
Ms. Risë Flenner
Mr. & Mrs. Roger Frost
Mr. Thomas A. Grant
Dr. & Mrs. William T. Hark
Mr. & Mrs. Alan C. Hess
Mr. & Mrs. Philip C. Holladay, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. John E. Holloway
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Hopkins
Mr. & Mrs. Jimmie Lee Huitt, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Kemper K. Hyers
Mr. & Mrs. James E. Johnson, Jr.
Ms. Elizabeth King
Robert C. & Mary Nell Kuhlo
Ms. Ina Levy & Mr. Richard Staub
Mr. & Mrs. Charles R. Modlin
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Monroe, Jr.
Ms. Rebecca Neale
Susan & Dale Oller
Dr. & Mrs. Gerald Pepe
Larry & Susan Quate
Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Roberts
Ms. Eileen Schein
Mr. & Mrs. C. Jeffers Schmidt
Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Scoper
Ms. Marilyn Scott
Mr. & Mrs. Homer A. Smith
Mrs. Joyce Strelitz
Mr. J. Kenneth Timmons
Dr. James Trefil & Dr. Wanda O’Brien-Trefil
Mr. & Mrs. William D. Ungerman
Dr. & Mrs. William M. Waldrop
Dr. Elisabeth Muhlenfeld Wollan & Mr. Laurin A. Wollan, Jr*

 

Benefactor Society

Mr. Alan D. Albert & Mrs. Charlotte L. Anders
Mr. Allen E. Anderson
Mary Virginia and Jalil Andraos
Anonymous
Ms. Jeannie Baliles
Marilyn B. Buxbaum
Mr. Paul Campsen and Ms. Carrie White, PhD
Mr. Raymond DeFrank
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. Disharoon
Mr. & Mrs. Marshall H. Earl, Jr.
Ms. Kari Foster
Adm. & Mrs. Harold W. Gehman, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. James J. Gildea
Mrs. Karen Guliano
Mr. & Mrs. George L. Hart
Kym Hemley Butz and Joe Butz
Mr. & Mrs. Jack Holmes
Mrs. Sarah B. Huber
Ms. Patricia F. Jacobina
Mr. & Mrs. James Jiral
Mr. & Mrs. Henry A. Johnson, Jr.
Dr. & Mrs. Glenn Jones
Mr. & Mrs. James Kitz
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Krantz
Henry & Angelica Light
Mrs. Eleanor Marshall
Mr. & Mrs. Johnson C. Moss
Donna Noonan
Ms. Wendy Pestrue
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Petterson
Mr. & Mrs. William R. Poynter
Mrs. Virginia Redick
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Robinson
Mr. & Mrs. Laurens Sartoris
Laura Leigh & Jake Savage
Dr. Charol Shakeshaft
Ms. Gudi Stambuk
Hon. Lydia Calvert Taylor
Dr. & Mrs. Aaron Vinik
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Winslow
Ms. Evangeline Yoder

 

Opera Partner

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Alemany
Anonymous
Anonymous
Mr. & Mrs. S. L. Boglio
Mrs. Caroline Y. Brandt
Mr. & Mrs. Chris Campbell
Dr. Kevin M. Campbell
Dr. & Mrs. Mark Costenbader
Juanita G. Felton (Tom)
Mr. & Mrs. Jose Figueroa
Mr. & Mrs. Frederick S. Fisher III
Dr. Ronald Flenner
Dr. & Mrs. Fred Gross
Greg & Janet Kim
Alice S. & Frank T. Lennon
Mr. & Mrs. William B. McAree II
Oriana M. McKinnon
Mr. & Mrs. M. Lee Payne
Mr. & Mrs. John O. Peters
Mr. Frank Raysor
Mr. Myron H. Reinhart
Robert Roman & Claus Ihlemann
Mrs. Jane Spilmans
Ms. Page Styles
John and Joanne Theon
Mr. & Mrs. James E. Ukrop
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Walsh
Mrs. Harriet White
Mr. & Mrs. Henry Wolf

 

Opera Sustainer

Anonymous
Anonymous
Mr. James Baber
Mr. & Mrs. J. Temple Bayliss
Mr. & Mrs. Malcolm Bell
Ms. Judy Bland
Ms. Sherry Bremer
Dr. & Mrs. Glenn R. Carwell
Dr. & Mrs. Herbert A. Claiborne, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. C. Robert Clark
Dr. & Mrs. John P. Clarke
Mr. & Mrs. Don and Lilla Jo Cole
Wayne and Judy Coleman
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Connelly
Ms. Kathryn Copeland
Mrs. Robin Covatta
Hon. & Mrs. Rodham T. Delk
Col & Mrs William J. Flanagan
Mrs. Lorraine Fleder
Capt. Peter J. Fullinwider
John Page Garrett
Ms. Dorothy P. Grandstaff
Ms. Vesta Lee Gordon
William Graves III & Elizabeth Nybakken
Mrs. Catherine N Holloway
Mr. William Hutton
Dr. & Mrs. Bernard F. Jamison
Dr. & Mrs. Alan H. Jaffe
Barbara & Steve Johnsen
Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Jones
Dr. & Mrs. Joseph F. Kent,III
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Kerwin
Peter M. & Jodi L. Koste
Ms. Anne Lankford
Dr. Velimir Luketic
Dr. & Mrs. Mayes D. Mathews
Earl & Soozi McLain
Mr. H. T. McLoughlin
Diane and Reynold Monach
Mr. & Mrs. John A. Newman
Linda & Mike Overstreet
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pacek
Powers Peterson, M.D.
Mrs. C. Cotesworth Pinckney
Dr. & Mrs. David B. Propert
Mrs. Robin Reeves
Mr. & Mrs. David Rennolds
William T. & Joanne K. Roos Philanthropic Fund
Dr. Paul Sayegh
Mr. & Mrs. John Schiffer
Jane & Win Short
Mr. Benjamin Smith
Harry & Linda Stemple
Bonita & Paul Stockmeyer
Dr. & Mrs. Kearfott M. Stone
Capt. & Mrs. Robert J. Swain, USCG
Mr. C. Wayne Tucker
Mr. & Mrs. Kirk Tucker
Mr. & Mrs. J. Dirk Walecka
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Webster
Mr. & Mrs. Needham B. Whitfield
Mrs. Faye G. Whitlock
Juan & Linda Whittington
Harry & Sandra Wilbur
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Wintzer
Dr. & Mrs. G. Byron Work
Mr. & Mrs. John G. Zehmer

 

Opera Family

Anonymous
Anonymous
Mr. & Mrs. Neill H. Alford III
Ms. Patricia Arant
Carlotta & Charles Bell
Earl R. Blankenship Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Lewis Thomas Booker
Rick & Jeannine Boyd
Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Brown, Esq.
Mr. & Mrs. Ronald L. Buck
Marvin & Libby Burge
Dr. & Mrs. William Burston
Ms. Virginia Campbell
Mrs. Barbara Carr
Dr. Sarah B. Clarkson and Dr. John Herre
Dr. Martha & Mr. David Coffield
Russell & Mary Collins
Mrs. Rosemary Curtis
Ms. Melanie Kohn Day and Mr. Roland A. Karnatz
Ms. Nicole Dejesus
Mr. Howard J. Ellis
Waldemar Eger
Mr. Frank Faust
Dr. & Mrs. Howard Fauver, Jr.
Dr. & Mrs. Joseph V. Formica
Mrs. Elizabeth Francis
Mr. & Mrs. Carter B. S. Furr
Capt. & Mrs. George Carl Gatje
Dr. & Mrs. Dean R Goplerud
Dr. & Mrs. T. Winston Gouldin
Dr. & Mrs. Chester E. Grosch
Ms. Linda L. Hansell
Mr. & Mrs. Eric Hanson
Lee and Jane Harris
Mr. & Mrs. Roy V. Harris, Jr.
Dr. & Mrs. Dwight Harrison
Ms. Meredith Hartley
Dr. & Mrs. E. Beaumont Hodge
Barry and Anne Hodges
Mr. Timothy Hodge
Drs. Warren & Jane Hopkins
Herbert Hotchner & Barbara Weisner
Dr. & Mrs. Robert E. Howard, Jr.
Gil & Karen Hoy
Ms. Linda Hutchins
Dr. Anne-Marie Irani & Dr. Lawrence Schwartz
Hon. & Mrs. Marc Jacobson
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Johnson
Dr. Gayatri Kapur and Mr. Rasesh M. Shah
Dr. & Mrs. Warren G. Karesh
Gloria & Evelyn Keyes
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Laibstain
Mr. & Mrs. Robert H Large
Lee & Bob Liverman
Capt. & Mrs. Carl V. Mallett
Col. & Mrs. David Maltby
Mrs. Alfred McCormack, Jr.
Mrs. Julie O McDonald
Mr. & Mrs. Bruce McRitchie
Mr. & Mrs. William A. Messner
Betty Jean Meyer
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas V. Moore
Ms. Susan G. Mouser
Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Murcko
Rev. Gwynneth Mudd
Pauline T. Narcavage
Lt. Col.* & Mrs. Walter T. Niedermayer
Mr. Dennis Odinov
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Olson
Ms. Sonja M. Palomaki
Mrs. Toni Parson Mobley
Mr. Wyndham Price
Ms. Ethel Pryor
Dr. & Mrs. Frederick Rahal
Mr. & Mrs. William R. Richardson, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Michael L. Rigsby
John & Barbara Rose
Kurt & Rose Rosenbach
Mary Stuart and Ted Ruhnke
Mr. James Satterwhite
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Scaringello
Mr. & Mrs. James Schloss
Mr. James Schmalz
Dr. James K. Schmitt
Dr. & Mrs. William Shaffer
Mrs. Madeline Sly
Ms. Phyllis Szymanski
Mr. James W. Tucker
Mr. Larry G. Valade
Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Van Auken
Dr. & Mrs. Olmedo Villavicencio
Mrs. Jeanette H. Wallace
Capt. & Mrs. Robert Warakomsky
Ms. Dorothy Whalen
Mr. Nicholas Wheeler
Mr. Andrew l. Wilson
Ms. Isabelle G. Witt
Robert & Karen Zelnick
Mr. & Mrs. Roger Zoccolillo

 

Tribute and Memorial Gifts

Memorial Gifts
Tribute Gifts

Memorial Gifts

In Memory of Gale W. Allen
Kym Hemley and Joe Butz
Hon. & Mrs. James Cales, Jr.
Mr. Raymond DeFrank
Mr. Sean Foohey
Mr. Charles S. Gibbons
Cy and Edith Grandy
Mr. & Mrs. Peter Huber
Ms. Margaret Page
Mr. Robert Roman and Mr. Claus Ihleman
Ms. Ina Levy & Mr. Richard Staub
Martha Lee and Mark Shaw
Ms. Lisa Domingo Sands
Ms. Joyce Strelitz
Jean and Sidney Sussman
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Winslow
Mrs. Dixie Wolf

In Memory of Marian Best
Nancy Bates
Steve Fleishman
Stuart & Mary Johnson Gilchrist, Jr.
Christopher & Leslie Rich

In Memory of Dorothy Rouse Bottom
Mark Gilkey

In Memory of Barry Case
Mark and Emily Cox
Alan and Edie Hess
Robert and Nancy Hill
Richard Miller
Bucci and John Zeugner

In Memory of Robert Claude
Lelia C Koplin

In Memory of Tony Corso
Martha Lee and Mark Shaw

In Memory of Jerome Gumenick
Ms. Ina Levy & Mr. Richard Staub

In Memory of Jackie Lowenstein
Mr. Phil Cohen and Mrs. Debbie Amos
Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Hill
Michael & Barbara Latta
Mr. & Mrs. Henry Lowenstein

In Memory of Joan B. Miller
(The Joan B. Miller Fund)
Mr. & Mrs. Peter Huber
Richard Miller

In Memory of Vivian Moore
Leslie H. Friedman

In Memory of Mary Neel
Edith Robertson

In Memory of Lt. Col. Walter T. Niedermayer
Ilse Niedermayer

In Memory of William Pusey
Anonymous
Ms. Betty Borton
Mr. & Mrs. Laurin Wollan

In Memory of Morry Reynolds
(The Morry Reynolds Fund)
Kari S. Foster
Mr. & Mrs. Peter Huber
Dr. Marilyn Kellam
Jeffrey Skipper

In Memory of Louise Richard
Mary Louise Campbell LeHew
Willette LeHew

In Memory of Morgan Trimyer, Jr.
Mark and Martha Lee Shaw

In Memory of Samuel I. White
Mrs. Harriet White

In Memory of Laurin A. Wollan, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Burgess Allison
Tonya Banbury
Mr. & Mrs. David Block
Langdon and Jane Chriatian
Mark and Emily Cox
Mark and Joni Dray
Thomas Grant
Kemper and Courtney Hyers
Patricia Pusey
Robert and Nancy Scoggins
Frances Zehmer
Bucci and John Zeugner

Tribute Gifts

In Honor of Marilyn Buxbaum
Opera for Everyone Class at ODU

In Honor of Lucy Church
Ms. Sue Collins

In Honor of Dr. & Mrs. Robert Erdman
William Warner

In Honor of Rowena Fullinwider
Christina Brandon
Capt. Peter Fullinwider

In Honor of Marilyn Georgiadis
Michael and Frances Lengowski

In Honor of Rosemary and Martin Hill
Shelley Stoltz