Donor Acknowledgement

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

Nicoletta A. & John M. Pepe

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)

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)

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

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 Polly Keller & Earle K. Borman (2020)

$1,000 Libbie Bramson (2011)

$2,000 Jan Burrus (2015)

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

$2,000 Donna & Terence Cultra (2020)

$1,000 Betty & Larry Fagan (2020)

$1,000 Moira & James Fennessey (2015)

$1,000 Lavern Gaynor (2011)

$2,000 Bronwen Adams & Gerald Goldberg (2015)
$1,000 Ada Ann & Glenn Healey (2010)

$2,000 Judy & John Hushon (2011)

$1,000 Joanne Jacobs (2019)

$1,000 Toni & Richard Jacobus (2010)

$1,000 Sarann & Stan Kraushaar (2018)

$2,000 Joanne & Richard Liddy (2017)

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

$2,000 James Mellody (2020)

$1,000 Michael Mueller (2016)

$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 Mike Phillips (2010)

$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)

$2,000 Joanne & Karl Wyss (2011)

Impresario

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

Erika & Peter Aron

Janice Burrus

The State of Florida

Sally & Thomas Gleason

Wendy Needham

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

Linda & Michael Kehoe

Sandi & Thomas Moran

Cindy & Edward Stegemann

Ramón Tebar

Jane & Dave Wilson

Benefactor

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

Kathleen Azzariti

Community Foundation of Collier County

Moira & James Fennessey

Livio Ferrari

Susan Gibbons

Jennifer & Michael Hoy

Bill & Lucy Lindsay Fund

Susan Mullin-Scott & Harry Scott

Bonnie & David Slobodien

Donor

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

Betsy & James Barton

Jeanne Binder

W. Alex Hoffmann

Judy & John Hushon

Joanne Jacobs

Linda & Thomas Koehn

Joanne & Richard Liddy

Linda Noel & John Lyngaas

Thelma Negley

Maureen & Charles Nevaril

Sondra Quinn

Nydia Tranter

Nan & George Van Setter

Visit Florida

Millennium Club Members

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

Jane & Steven Akin

Claire & John Bertucci

Polly Keller & Earle Borman

June Reeves & Frank Caccamise

Joann & Sal Campo

Carolyn & Richard Chormann

Joyce & Patrick Coughlan

Myra Janco Daniels

Lisa Da Silva

Laura Donovan

Lisa & Steve Fendrich

Charles Harriman

Jan & Henry Holzkamper

Ann Host

Sue Like

Monique McLenon

Naida & Michael Rodman

Steve Ross

Carole & Stanley Russell

Robert Schultheis

Marguerite Scribante

Gail & Russell Smith

Suzanne & Eric Spitzer

Bonnie & Bill Stoloski

William Szilasi

Jeff Morgan & Tom Weir

Ellen Williams

Elizabeth Wirth

Supporter

($500+)

Anonymous

James Bauer

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

Robin & Scott Hamilton

Elaine Hankin

Marge & Kerry Hansen

Blanche Hawkins

Raynelle Heidrick

Terry & Ted Ingrassia

Kim & Jan Kantor

Helga & Peter Kleinschmidt

Jean Sussman & Edward Lyons

Jan Madigan

Barbara & Rick McMillan

Jacqueline & William Mears

Lisa & Brad Nelson

Joyce & William O’Meara

Shelley & John Plakans

Jeree & John Robertson

Christine & Tom Rogan

Mark Silverio

Delores & John Sorey

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

Anna & Robert Barron

Sandra & John Beeman

Suzan Bly

Marsha Boymel

Marlys Bromberg

Marilyn & H Jerome Bracken

Kimberly Darr

Betty & John Henry Davis

Harold Davis

Ajit Desai

Ann & Bill Edgerton

Pauline Eide

Lenore Ford

Michele Garlough

Donna & Joseph Giasi

Michael Gordon

George Gould

David Gray

Diana & Stephen Gray

John Gray

Denise L. Altman & David Greene, MD

Harbour Insurance

Brad Heiges

Ann Hux

Mary & Harry Injaian

Judy & Gary Jorgensen

Roberta Kosanovich

Joan Kitromilis, PhD

Marvin Kowalewski, PhD

Sharon & Robert Kraber

Samantha Lefebvre

Heather Lerner

Stewart Long

Hans Loose

Richard Macken

Alfonso Marquez

Sandra McCay

Maria Merrill

Joan & Bob McDougall

Mary Lynn & Stephen Myers

Jack Newby

Rose & Richard Novak

M. Anne O’Connell

Laura Ott

Nina & John Pantazis

Gail Pica

Kathleen Pica

Russell Ramsey

Philip Regala

Andrea Satterfield

Herbert Schneider

Millie Schott

Lois & Bruce Selfon

Julianne & Marty Smith

Donna Sterling

Carol Wortzman

Endowment

The Dale Family Fund

The Schneider Family Foundation

Ron R. & Karen J. Schneider

Guild of Opera Naples.

Being a Guild Member is a wonderful opportunity to go behind the scenes, meet cast members and experience the life of a theatrical operation firsthand while knowing you are helping to keep opera alive in their community.

Premier event space.

Host spectacular receptions, recitals, concerts, and conferences in our large event space in the heart of Naples. Enjoy theatrical lighting, sound and projection with up to 320 tiered seats and 120 cafe-style seats.

Supporting our community.

Join us in our mission to provide powerful and insightful performances and help our community grow culturally through education and outreach to all ages and stages.