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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!

2014-2015 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. 3396 jesse.lavancher@vaopera.org
Northern Virginia: 804.644.8168, ext. 3396 jesse.lavancher@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 2014-2015 Annual Fund donors through August 29, 2014.

INDIVIDUAL DONORS

Virginia Opera is grateful to the following contributors for their support of either our 2013-14 Annual Fund Campaign from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014 or our 2014-15 Annual Fund Campaign through August 29, 2014.

Director's Circle
Producer's Circle
Artist Patron Society
Bravo Society
Benefactor Society
Opera Partner
Opera Sustainer
Opera Family
Opera Friends

Director Circle

Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous

Estate of Eleanor J. Bader
Mr. & Mrs. J. Harwood
Cochrane
Josée & Bill Covington
Dr. & Mrs. William Jackson
Frable

Mr. & Mrs. David R. Goode
Mr. & Mrs. Floyd D.
Gottwald, Jr. – The
Herndon Foundation
Bucci and John Zeugner

 

Producer's Circle

Mr. & Mrs. Rudolph E.
Bunzl
Mr. & Mrs. Langdon T.
Christian IV
Mr. Henry A. Garrity

Eva & Michael Hardy
Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Hill
Ms. Denise Keane &

Mr. Leonard Mandl
Mr. Harris Miller and
Ms. Deborah Kahn

 

 

Artist Patron Society

Anonymous
Vern and Nancy Barham
Mr. & Mrs. Stanley G.
Barr, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Cabell Birdsong
Hon. & Mrs. James
Cales, Jr.
Capt. John M. Chandler,
USN (Ret.) &
Dr. Charlotte Webb
Chandler, PhD
Lucy & Randolph Church
Frances T. & Robert B.
Claytor Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Anthony R.
Corso
Col. James F. Deming &
Maj. Mark E. Board

Judge & Mrs. Robert B.
Edwards
Mr. Sean P. Foohey
Ms. Cary Fountain
Mr. & Mrs. Mark M.
Gordon
Mr. & Mrs. Cyrus W.
Grandy V
Mr. James Hixon
Mr. & Mrs. Peter M.
Huber, Esq.
Mr. & Mrs. Marcellus C.
Kirchner
Dr. & Mrs. Edward L. Lilly
Mr. Richard I. Miller
Mr. & Mrs. Jose Luis
Murillo

Mrs. Valerie Neff
Mr. & Mrs. William Pusey
Mr. & Mrs. Allan S.
Reynolds
Warren Richard & Lynn
Cobb
James & Diane Schneider
Ms. Marilyn Scott
Mr. & Mrs. Homer A. Smith
Mr. & Mrs. John S.
Shannon
Dr. & Mrs. William M.
Waldrop
Eleanor & Henry Watts
Mr. Lewis Webb and
Ms. Helen Dragas
Mrs. Deborah Wyld

 

Bravo Society

Russell P. Allen
Mr. Alan D. Albert & Mrs.
Charlotte L. Anders
Mr. Barry Ambrose
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
Bredup
Barry J. & Donna P. Case
Mr. & Mrs. Christopher J.
Coffing
Charles & Minette Cooper
Mrs. Peter G. Decker, Jr.
Hon. & Mrs. Robert G.
Doumar
Mr. & Mrs. Ammon G.
Dunton, Jr.
Donna Fischer
Mr. & Mrs. Vince Ferranti
Ms. Risë Flenner
Mr. & Mrs. James J. Gildea

Dr. & Mrs. William T. Hark
Mr. & Mrs. Alan C. Hess
Mr. & Mrs. Jack Holmes
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 Jiral
Mr. & Mrs. James E.
Johnson, Jr.
Robert C. & Mary Nell
Kuhlo
Ms. Ina Levy & Mr. Richard
Staub
Mr. & Mrs. Charles R.
Modlin
Mr. & Mrs. Frank
Monroe, Jr.
Wick and Bonnie
Moorman
Mr. & Mrs. Peter K. Mueller

Ms. Rebecca Neale
Susan & Dale Oller
Dr. & Mrs. Gerald Pepe
Mr. & Mrs. John O. Peters
Mr. & Mrs. Richard D.
Roberts
Ms. Eileen Schein
Mr. & Mrs. C. Jeffers
Schmidt
Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Scoper
Dr. Charol Shakeshaft
Mr. J. Kenneth Timmons
Dr. James Trefil & Dr.
Wanda O’Brien-Trefil
Larry & Susan Quate
Mr. & Mrs. Laurin A.
Wollan, Jr.

 

Benefactor Society

Mr. Allen E. Anderson
Anonymous
Marilyn B. Buxbaum
Mr. Paul Campsen and
Ms. Carrie White, PhD
Dr. & Mrs. Martin J.
Carney
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L.
Disharoon
Mr. & Mrs. Marshall H.
Earl, Jr.
Ms. Kari Foster
Adm. & Mrs. Harold W.
Gehman, Jr.
Mr. Thomas A. Grant
Mrs. Karen Guliano
Mr. & Mrs. George L. Hart
Mr. & Mrs. Henry A.
Johnson, Jr.

Ms. Elizabeth King
Mr. & Mrs. James Kitz
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Krantz
Henry & Angelica Light
Mrs. Eleanor Marshall
Col. & Mrs. Thomas H.
Meurer
Mr. & Mrs. Johnson C.
Moss
Mr. Thomas Nicholson III
& Ms. Christie Dixon
Mr. & Mrs. M. Lee Payne
Mr. & Mrs. Robert
Petterson
Mr. & Mrs. William R.
Poynter
Mrs. Virginia Redick
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas
Robinson

Mr. & Mrs. Laurens
Sartoris
Laura Leigh & Jake
Savage
Hon. Lydia Calvert Taylor
Mr. & Mrs. William D.
Ungerman
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
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Eberle
Mr. & Mrs. J. Morton
Eggleston Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Frederick S.
Fisher III

Ms. Gayle E. Hicks
Mrs. Sarah B. Huber
Dr. David E. Johnson &
Ms. Wendy Frieman
Greg & Janet Kim
Alice S. & Frank T. Lennon
Mr. & Mrs. Russell E.
Lundeberg, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Vincent J.
Mastracco
Oriana M. McKinnon
Mr. & Mrs. Ron Primm
Mr. Frank Raysor
Mr. & Mrs. David Rennolds
Jane & Win Short

Mrs. Jane Spilman
Mr. Mark Sternheimer
Mrs. Joyce Strelitz
Ms. Page Styles
Dr. & Mrs. Aaron Vinik
Mrs. Harriet White
Mr. & Mrs. Henry Wolf

 

Opera Sustainer

Anonymous
Anonymous
Mary Virginia and Jalil
Andraos
Ms. Ann Askew
Mr. James Baber
Ms. Donna Bausch
Mr. & Mrs. Malcolm Bell
Ms. Judy Bland
Dr. & Mrs. Glenn R.
Carwell
Dr. & Mrs. Herbert A.
Claiborne, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. C. Robert Clark
Dr. & Mrs. John P. Clarke
Mr. & Mrs. Charles
Connelly
Ms. Kathryn Copeland
Mrs. Robin Covatta
Hon. & Mrs. Rodham T.
Delk
Juanita G. Felton (Tom)
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur A.
Fleming
Capt. Peter J. Fullinwider
John Page Garrett
Capt. & Mrs. George Carl
Gatje
Ms. Dorothy P. Grandstaff
Ms. Vesta Lee Gordon
William Graves III &
Elizabeth Nybakken

Dr. & Mrs. Fred Gross
Mr. & Mrs. Louis S. Harris
Dr. Lee Hinnant
Mrs. Catherine N Holloway
Mr. William Hutton
Dr. & Mrs. Alan H. Jaffe
Barbara & Steve Johnsen
Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Jones
Dr. & Mrs. Joseph F.
Kent,III
Mrs. Bruce M. Koplin
Peter M. & Jodi L. Koste
Dr. & Mrs. Mayes D.
Mathews
Mr. & Mrs. William B.
McAree II
Mr. & Mrs. F. William
McClelland
Earl & Soozi McLain
Arthur J. Menoche, Jr.
Diane and Reynold
Monach
Dr. & Mrs. Norbert
Newfield
Linda & Mike Overstreet
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pacek
Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Price
Robert Roman & Claus
Ihlemann
The Morry Reynolds Fund

William T. & Joanne K.
Roos Philanthropic Fund
Dr. Paul Sayegh
Mr. & Mrs. John Schiffer
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Seder
Ms. Ann Smoot
Harry & Linda Stemple
Bonita & Paul Stockmeyer
Dr. & Mrs. Kearfott M.
Stone
Ms. Phyllis Szymanski
Mr. David Timm
Mr. C. Wayne Tucker
Mr. & Mrs. Kirk Tucker
Mr. & Mrs. James E. Ukrop
Dr. & Mrs. Olmedo
Villavicencio
Mr. & Mrs. J. Dirk Walecka
Mr. Stephen Walsh
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Webster
Mr. Darren J. Wesley & Mrs. Sarah DiCalogero
Mr. & Mrs. Needham B.
Whitfield
Mrs. Faye G. Whitlock
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
Mr. James P. Baber
Mr. & Mrs. Philip Battles
Carlotta & Charles Bell
Mr. & Mrs. Lewis Thomas
Booker
Mr. & Mrs. James Bowers
Rick & Jeannine Boyd
Mr. & Mrs. Robert E.
Brown, Esq.
Mr. & Mrs. Ronald L. Buck
Marvin & Libby Burge
Dr. & Mrs. William Burston
Ms. Virginia Campbell
Dr. Sarah B. Clarkson and Dr. John Herre
Milton Cloud & Win
Whitehurst
Mrs. Martha C. Coffield
Mr. & Mrs. Don and
Jo Cole
Russell & Mary Collins
Mrs. Rosemary Curtis
Ms. Melanie Kohn Day and
Mr. Roland A. Karnatz
Mr. Doug Kleffner & Mr.
James Hill
Ms. Nicole DeJesus
Charles & Connie
Delaplane
Waldemar Eger
Dr. & Mrs. Howard
Fauver, Jr.
Mrs. Lorraine Fleder
Dr. & Mrs. Joseph V.
Formica
Mr. John Fuller
Mr. & Mrs. Carter B. S. Furr
Dr. & Mrs. Dean R Goplerud
Dr. & Mrs. T. Winston
Gouldin
Ms. Linda L. Hansell
Mr. & Mrs. Eric Hanson
Lee and Jane Harris
Mr. & Mrs. Roy V. Harris, Jr.
Dr. & Mrs. Dwight Harrison
Dr. & Mrs. E. Beaumont
Hodge
Mr. Timothy Hodge

Drs. Warren & Jane Hopkins
Herbert Hotchner &
Barbara Weisner
Dr. & Mrs. Robert E.
Howard, Jr.
Gil & Karen Hoy
Anne-Marie Irani &
Larry Schwartz
Hon. & Mrs. Marc
Jacobson
The Reverend Martha L.
Jenkins
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth
Johnson
Mr. Jeff Joyner
Dr. Gayatri Kapur and
Mr. Rasesh M. Shah
Dr. & Mrs. Warren G.
Karesh
Gloria & Evelyn Keyes
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Laibstain
Dr. S.L. & Dr. J.G. Lamkin
Ms. Anne Lankford
Mr. & Mrs. Robert H Large
Wayne and Judy Lawson
Lee & Bob Liverman
Dr. Velimir Luketic
Ms. Arna Majcher
Capt. & Mrs. Carl V. Mallett
Col. & Mrs. David Maltby
Mr. & Mrs. Peter T.
Mangione
Mrs. Alfred McCormack, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. William A.
Messner
Betty Jean Meyer
Ms. Martha Moore
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas V. Moore
Pauline T. Narcavage
Lt. Col. & Mrs. Walter T.
Niedermayer
Donna Noonan
Mr. Dennis Odinov
Amy & David O’Donnell
Mr. Richard G. Parise
Mrs. Toni Parson Mobley
Mrs. C. Cotesworth
Pinckney

Mr. & Mrs. Norman H.
Pollock
Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Pratt
Mrs. Ann Prince
Ms. Ethel Pryor
Dr. & Mrs. Frederick Rahal
Mr. & Mrs. Ross C. Reeves
Vaughan Richardson
Mr. & Mrs. William R.
Richardson, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Michael L.
Rigsby
Mrs. Juliane Riley
Dr. & Mrs. Rod Rogge
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. Robert and Miriam Seeherman
Jane & John Seel
Mr. Robert Seiler
Dr. & Mrs. William Shaffer
Dr. & Mrs. Donald E. Sly
David & Elizabeth Smith
Mrs. Gudi Stambuk
Capt. & Mrs. Robert J.
Swain, USCG
Ms. Dora Lee Taylor
Mr. Larry G. Valade
Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Van
Auken
Mrs. Jeanette H. Wallace
Capt. & Mrs. Robert
Warakomsky
Ms. Dorothy Whalen
Mr. Nicholas Wheeler
Ms. Isabelle G. Witt
Juan & Linda Whittington
Ms. Martha Williams
Howard & Martha Zaritsky
Robert & Karen Zelnick

 

Tribute and Memorial Gifts

Memorial Gifts

In Memory of Barney Annas
Martha Lee & Mark Shaw

In Memory of Eleanor Bader
Ms. Christine Bader
Mr. Charles A. Brothman
Mr. & Mrs. Leroy Collins
Mrs. Bettie Minette Cooper
Page and Virginia Cranford
Robert and Marie Deegan
Robert H. & Nancy T.
DeFord, Jr.
Leslie Friedman
Adm. & Mrs. Harold Gehman
Mr. & Mrs. John M. Graham
Mrs. Sarah Huber
Mr. & Mrs. Grady C. Inscoe
Anette Johnson
Barbara Karison
Bob and Mary Nell Kuhlo
Ms. Ina Levy
Ed and Linda Lilly
Mrs. Eleanor Marshall
Louise Nagourney
Dr. & Mrs. Maurice
Nottingham
Allan and Harriet Reynolds
Mrs. Elizabeth Crowder
Rollins
Mark and Martha Lee Shaw
Mrs. Darlene Shelton
Dr. & Mrs. Phillip Thomason
Mrs. Mary Ann Williams
Virginia Opera Guild

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

In Memory of Toppy
Bohannon

E.E. & Donna Bortell
Mrs. Marylen Melton

In Memory of Dorothy Rouse Bottom
Wells Fargo

In Memory of Robert Claude
Lelia C. Koplin

In Memory of Rodney Hanneman
Mary Ballon Williams

In Memory of Thaddeus
E. Hayes

Ethel Hayes Pryor
In Memory of Virginia Holsen
Ms. Lynn Clements &
Trustees of the Virginia
Aquarium
Linda Fentress
Ms. Nancy Gleason
David & Ann Gregory and
Katie Flanagan
Town Real Estate Group
Wallerstein Foundation
Hazel Winborne

In Memory of Eugenia Kennedy
Lewis E. Forrest
Benford & Mary Anna Snead

In Memory of Rev. Arne Kristo
Mr. Darrell Kristo

 

 

In Memory of Dorothy Virginia Garman
Blankenship Laurie
Rev. J.P. Blankenship

In Memory of Lillian Mease “Dot” Hess
Mr. and Mrs. David B.
Robinson

In Memory of Hiram Elijah Miller
Mr. Harris Miller

In Memory of Joan B. Miller
(The Joan B. Miller Fund)

Peter and Nancy Huber
Richard Miller

In Memory of Vivian Moore
Leslie H. Friedman

In Memory of Walter Neff
Mr. & Mrs. Emanuel Arias
Eleanor Bader
Cabell & Mary Jane Birdsong
Macon & Joan Brock
Dr. & Mrs. Glenn Carwell
Marika Campbell
Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Coffing
Kathryn Copeland
Scot & Pat Creech
Mrs. Ann Marie Crossman
Keith & Kim Curtis
Mrs. Bess Decker and Family
Dr. & Mrs. J. Devlin
Marguerite W. Dickerson
Hon. & Mrs. Robert G. Doumar
Mr. & Mrs. Harold Ehrenfreund
Marvin & Dorinda Ennis
Faye & Joe Feldman
John & Renny Field
Leslie Friedman
Cyrus W. & Edith G. Grandy
Mr. & Mrs. William M. Gunter
Mr. W. Bogart Holland
Peter & Nancy Huber
W. Taylor Johnson
Mr. & Mrs. Barry Kantor
Herbert & Zipora Katz
Ms. Ina Levy & Mr. Richard
Staub
Mike & Patty Lewis
Michael Maraia
Russ and Emily McBride
Ray & Louise Mechling
McKenzie Construction
Corporation
Richard I. Miller
Frank & Diane Monroe
Evelyn Munden
Alfred & Martha Mundy
Judy & Stuart Nachman
Ms. Louise Nagourney
Mr. & Mrs. Donald Perry
Susan & Brett Porter
Allan & Harriet Reynolds
Dan & Nancy Ryan
Michael Salem
Lisa Sands
Linda M. Schell
Will & Bev Sessoms
John B. Shaw
Martha Lee & Mark Shaw
O. Thompson Smith
Edwin C. Stewart
Ms. Joyce Strelitz &
Mr. Irv Hodies
Virginia Opera Guild
Mr. & Mrs. E. Stanley
Wheeler
Frank T. Williams, Sr.
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Winslow
Ms. Joann Young

 

In Memory of William C.
Overman, Jr.

Anne T. Overman

In Memory of Louise Richard
Mary Louise Campbell
LeHew
Willette LeHew

In Memory of Morry Reynolds
(The Morry Reynolds Fund)

Mr. Alan D. Albert
Corrigan Partners, LLC
Mary C. Cooper
Emily Dale
Tim Durham
Kari S. Foster
Megan Frost
Mr. Peter M. Huber
Richard l. Hurwitz
Kenneth A. Krantz
Jay and Ann Rogers
George & Patricia Rublein
Jeffrey Skipper
Jeffrey Stark
Michael Sunblad
Bill and Melissa West
Joyce Zastrow

In Memory of Samuel I.
White

Mrs. Harriet White

Tribute Gifts

In Honor of George and Razelle Brooks
Miriam & Robert Palmer

In Honor of Lucy Church
Ms. Sue Collins

In Honor of Anne Cummings & Andrea Holloway
Eleanor Bader

In Honor of The Hon. &
Mrs. Robert G. Doumar

Anonymous
Nancy and Peter Huber
Ina D. Levy & Richard Staub
Martha Lee & Mark Shaw

 

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

In Honor of Drs. William J. and Mary Ann Frable
James A. Devoe

In Honor of Rowena Fullinwider
Christina Brandon
Capt. Peter Fullinwider

In Honor of Marilyn
Georgiadis

Michael and Frances
Lengowski

In Honor of Helen Scott Reed
Rob & Andrea Erda

In Honor of Bucci and John Zeugner
Donald Creach
Mary Willson Schill