A Curtain Call For Our Generous Supporters

With heartfelt thanks, Opera Naples acknowledges our generous sponsors who make the grandest of art forms thrive in Southwest Florida.

Below are the Opera Naples patrons who have made contributions in the past twelve months. This list is updated on a quarterly basis.

LEGACY DONORS We especially thank these generous sponsors, whose donations cumulatively over the life of our organization have exceeded $50,000 and $100,000.

Lifetime Donors

($1,000,000 +) Also included in the Millennium Club

Louise & Lawrence Ost

Cecile & David Wang

Lifetime Donors

($100,000 +) Also included in the Millennium Club

Anonymous

Erika & Peter Aron

Janice Burrus

Clem Deliso

The State of Florida 

Bronwen Adams & Gerald Goldberg

Judy & John Hushon

Sandi & Thomas Moran

Wendy & Michael Needham

Cindy & Edward Stegemann

Joanne & Karl Wyss

Lifetime Donors

($50,000 – $99,999) Also included in the Millennium Club

J. Aron Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Paula & Roger Weatherburn Baker

Genevieve & Walter Galliford

Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

Selma Nettles

Wang Opera Center Sponsors

David and Cecile Wang Opera Center
$800,000 Cecile & David Wang (2012)

Judy and John Hushon Theatre
$250,000 Judy & John Hushon (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Opera Naples Box Office & Administrative Headquarters
$150,000 Louise & Larry Ost (2015, 2016)

Communication and Sales Office in honor of Burt Binder
$10,000 Jeanne Binder (2018)

Chorus Rehearsal Room In honor of Robin Frank & in memory of Dan Burrus
$75,000 Jan Burrus (2015, 2016)

Lobby
$75,000 Sandi & Tom Moran (2010, 2011)

Boardroom
$50,000 The Galliford Family (2014)

Artistic Director’s Office
$10,000 Joanne & Richard Liddy (2017)

Professional Flooring Upgrade
$40,000 Wendy & Michael Needham (2015)

Executive Director’s Office In honor of Jerry Goldberg
$25,000 Cindy & Ed Stegemann (2014)

Office # 1
$10,000 Susan & Dennis Langer (2014)

Elevator
$40,000 Nicoletta A. & John M. Pepe (2019)

Wang Opera Center Sponsors

$2,000 Erika & Peter Aron (2018)

$2,000 Kathleen Azzariti (2017, 2018)

$2,000 Paula & Roger Weatherburn Baker (2015)

$2,000 Claire & John Bertucci (2018)

$1,000 Jeanne Binder (2018)

$2,000 Marge Bellock & Tom Bogle (2018)

$2,000 Jan Burrus (2015)

$2,000 June Reeves & Frank Caccamise (2015)

$1,000 Moira & James Fennessey (2015)

$2,000 Bronwen Adams & Gerald Goldberg (2015)

$1,000 Joanne Jacobs (2019)

$1,000 Sarann & Stan Kraushaar (2018)

$2,000 Joanne & Richard Liddy (2017)

$2,000 Linda Noel & John Lyngaas (2015)

$4,500 Wendy Needham (2015, 2018)

$2,000 Thelma & Edward Negley (2017)

$2,000 Maureen & Charles Nevaril (2018)

$4,000 Louise & Larry Ost (2015, 2018)

$2,000 Nicoletta A. & John M. Pepe (2018)

$1,000 Robert Schultheis (2017)

$2,000 Lois & Bruce Selfon (2019)

$2,000 Gail & Russell Smith (2017, 2018)

$2,000 Linda & Stanley Sohn (2018)

$1,000 Karin & Michael Standen (2016)

$187,500 State of Florida (2016, 2017)

$2,000 Cindy & Edward Stegemann (2015)

$5,000 Toshiko & Jay Tompkins (2018)

$300,000 Cecile & David Wang (2018)

Impresario

($25,000 +) Also included in the Millennium Club

Erika & Peter Aron

Janice Burrus

The State of Florida

Louise & Lawrence Ost

Joanne & Karl Wyss

Grand Patron

($10,000+) Also included in the Millennium Club

J. Aron Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Two Guys Kitchen and Catering

Bronwen Adams & Gerald Goldberg

Wendy Needham

Cindy & Edward Stegemann

Ramón Tebar

 

Benefactor

($5,000+) Also included in the Millennium Club

Paula & Roger Weatherburn Baker

Patina Collection

Moira & James Fennessey

Livio Ferrari

Susan Gibbons

Sally & Thomas Gleason

Richard Gray

Judy & John Hushon

Martha & Frank Ibarra

Linda & Michael Kehoe

Bill & Lucy Lindsay Fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County

U.S. Trust/Bank of America

Dave Wilson

Windstar Club

Donor

($2,000+) Also included in the Millennium Club

Linda & Thomas Koehn

Joanne & Richard Liddy

IberiaBank

Mary Anne and Don Ryks

Millennium Club Members

($1,000 for Individual Membership, $1,500 for Couple)

Belinda Alexander

Kathleen Azzariti

Jeanne Binder

Marge Bellock & Tom Bogle

Polly Keller & Earle Borman

Emily Bua

June Reeves & Frank Caccamise

Myra Janco Daniels

W. Alex Hoffmann

Joanne Jacobs

Linda Noel & John Lyngaas

Maureen & Charles Nevaril

Nicoletta A. & John M. Pepe

Sondra Quinn

Naida & Michael Rodman

Christine & Steve Ross

Carole & Stanley Russell

Robert Schultheis

Marguerite Scribante

Bonnie & David Slobodien

Gail & Russell Smith

Suzanne & Eric Spitzer

Nan & George Van Setter

Jeff Morgan & Tom Weir

Supporter

($500+)

Eva Marie and Ray Berry

Brayman Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County

 

Latchkey League, Inc.

Catherine Lan & Tao Lin

Jean Sussman & Edward Lyons

Thelma & Edward Negley

Christine & Tom Rogan

Richard L. Tooke

Ellen Williams

Contributor

($100+)

Gretchen Adams

Jill & Rod Anderson

Alfred Arbogast

Sheila & William Bosron

William Byrnes

James Cooper

Elaine Hankin

Betty & John Henry Davis

Jerome Johnson

 Heather Lerner

Alfonso Marquez

Joan & Bob McDougall

Russell Ramsey

Jeree & John Robertson

Marilyn Romeo

Herbert Schneider

Kathleen Scott

Delores & John Sorey

Fredrik Tolin

Endowment

The Dale Family Fund

The Schneider Family Foundation

Ron R. & Karen J. Schneider