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.

LIFETIME 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

Karin & Michael Standen

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

Sally & Thomas Gleason

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)

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

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

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

Special Events Bar
$10,000 Louise & Larry Ost (2020)

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

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

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

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

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

Boardroom
$50,000 The Galliford Family (2014)

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

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

Parking Space
$5,000 Louise & Larry Ost (2020)

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)

$2,000 Donna & Terence Cultra (2020)

$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)

$2,000 James Mellody (2020)

$9,500 Wendy Needham (2015, 2018, 2019)

$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 Gail Pica (2020)

$1,000 Kathleen Pica (2020)

$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

Sally & Thomas Gleason

Wendy Needham

Nicoletta A. & John M. Pepe

Louise & Lawrence Ost

Joanne & Karl Wyss

Grand Patron

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

J. Aron Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Paula & Roger Weatherburn Baker

Bronwen Adams & Gerald Goldberg

Richard Gray

Sandi & Thomas Moran

Cindy & Edward Stegemann

Ramón Tebar

Jane & Dave Wilson

Benefactor

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

Kathleen Azzariti

Moira & James Fennessey

Livio Ferrari

Susan Gibbons

Jennifer & Michael Hoy

Linda & Michael Kehoe

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

Donor

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

Betsy & James Barton

W. Alex Hoffmann

Judy & John Hushon

Linda & Thomas Koehn

Linda Noel & John Lyngaas

Thelma Negley

Maureen & Charles Nevaril

Sondra Quinn

Mary Anne & Don Ryks

Bonnie & David Slobodien

Nydia Tranter

Nan & George Van Setter

Millennium Club Members

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

Claire & John Bertucci

Jeanne Binder

Polly Keller & Earle Borman

June Reeves & Frank Caccamise

Joann & Sal Campo

Carolyn & Richard Chormann

Joyce & Patrick Coughlan

Myra Janco Daniels

Lisa Da Silva

Lisa & Steve Fendrich

Charles Harriman

Jan & Henry Holzkamper

Ann Host

Joanne Jacobs

Joanne & Richard Liddy

Sue Like

Monique McLenon

Naida & Michael Rodman

Steve Ross

Carole & Stanley Russell

Robert Schultheis

Marguerite Scribante

Gail & Russell Smith

Suzanne & Eric Spitzer

William Szilasi

Richard L. Tooke

Jeff Morgan & Tom Weir

Ellen Williams

Elizabeth Wirth

Supporter

($500+)

Anonymous

James Bauer

Eva Marie & Ray Berry

Marge Bellock & Tom Bogle

Harold Brayman

Susan & Harlan Coit

Korinna & Charles Cole

Carol Covello

Richard Diedrich

Richard Dobson

Suzette Fernandes

Linda & Rick Flewelling

Anne & Torrey Foster

Diana & Stephen Gray

Robin & Scott Hamilton

Elaine Hankin

Marge & Kerry Hansen

Raynelle Heidrick

Terry & Ted Ingrassia

Kim & Jan Kantor

Helga & Peter Kleinschmidt

Sharon & Robert Kraber

Jean Sussman & Edward Lyons

Jan Madigan

Barbara & Rick McMillan

Jacqueline & William Mears

Lisa & Brad Nelson

Jeree & John Robertson

Shelley & John Plakans

Christine & Tom Rogan

Turk & Turk

Barbara Uible

Connie & Vincent Von Zwehl

Stephie & Sashy Zachmann

Contributor

($100+)

Gretchen Adams

Prem Advani

Rita Albaugh

Roy Anderson

Jill & Rod Anderson

Alfred Arbogast

Sandra & John Beeman

Marsha Boymel

Marlys Bromberg

Kimberly Darr

Ann & Bill Edgerton

Betty & John Henry Davis

Harold Davis

Ajit Desai

Pauline Eide

Lenore Ford

Michele Garlough

Donna & Joseph Giasi

George Gould

John Gray

Denise L. Altman & David Greene, MD

Brad Heiges

Joan Kitromilis, PhD

Marvin Kowalewski, PhD

Samantha Lefebvre

 Heather Lerner

Stewart Long

Hans Loose

Alfonso Marquez

Sandra McCay

Joan & Bob McDougall

Jack Newby

Rose & Richard Novak

Nina & John Pantazis

Kathleen Pica

Russell Ramsey

Philip Regala

Andrea Satterfield

Herbert Schneider

Millie Schott

Delores & John Sorey

Donna Sterling

Fredrik Tolin

Carol Wortzman

Endowment

The Dale Family Fund

The Schneider Family Foundation

Ron R. & Karen J. Schneider