Chamber Music Pittsburgh supporters

Chamber Music Pittsburgh gratefully acknowledges our supporters, without whom our concerts would not be possible. The following list reflects gifts given between July 1, 2015, and May 15, 2017. Every attempt has been made to ensure these listings are accurate and comprehensive; any oversight is unintentional.


Encore ($50,000-$100,000+)

Edith Blattner* Fund in Memory of Felix and Liesel Hamburger


Stradivarius ($20,000-$49,999)

Anonymous Donor
The Heinz Endowments
Opportunity Fund


Visionary ($15,000-$19,999)

Allegheny Regional Asset District
J.L.H. Simonds Foundation
The PNC Charitable Trusts


Benefactor ($10,000-$14,999)

The Fine Foundation
Laurel Foundation
David Millstein


Virtuoso ($5,000-$9,999)

Alexandre Dombrovski and Isabella Soreca
Dale Hershey
Mr. Arthur J. Kerr, Jr.
James and Peggy Knapp
A.W. Mellon Educational & Charitable Trust Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Frederick W. Steinberg


Soloist ($2,000-$4,999)

Russell and Kathy Ayres
Lorraine E. Balun, in memory of Phyllis E. Zimmerman
Dr. Darlene R. Berkovitz and Robert P. Zinn
Kenneth Brand
Joe Charny
Alan and Hazel Cope
Kathy Franklin
Kerr Engineered Sales Co.
Kathryn Logan
The Edison* & Ruth M. Montgomery Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation
Audrey Schoenwald
Lea Simonds


Prodigy ($1,000-$1,999)

Bank of America
The Sherle & Michael Berger Charitable Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Dr. Robert Chiu
William and Victoria Guy
David Harding
Jim Keller and Mary Ellen Hoy
Jane MacLeod
Dr. Michael L. and Lilli J. Nieland
Burl J. F. Moone III
The Weissman Group of Merrill Lynch


First Chair ($500-$999)

Anonymous (2)
Anonymous, in memory of Dr. Lee M. Hershenson
Jerry Agin
Pat and Michele Atkins
Jane Arkus
Seth Beckman
Ariadne Beldecos and Robert Yager
David and Susan Brownlee
Susan Campbell and Patrick Curry
Bernice G. Davis*
Mark Fichman and Ruth Fauman-Fichman
Kathleen and Chester Good
Carol Hochman and William Lafe
Claire and Larry Levine, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Elsa Limbach
Joseph and Marilyn Locker
Elizabeth Mertz
Josephine Olson
Charles and Rachel Stegeman
Marcia M. Stewart
Donald Sutton
Patron Technology
Tor Richter
Esther Sales and Patrick Doreian


Artiste ($250-$499)

Laurie and Frank Bruns
Yeeha Chiu, in memory of Nat Melamed
Charles and Donna Conway
Milton Burkart* and Patricia Crumrine Charitable Trust of the Pittsburgh Foundation
Jim and Laurie Cunningham
Frances DeBroff
Harold E. Dixler
Jane A. Downing
Patricia K. Eagon and James E. Stafford
Linda and Robert Ellison
Bruce and Doris Evans
Alice and Jay Klevens
Stan and Nancy Lehman
William Lindgren
Dr. and Mrs. J.W. Lozier
Mark Steven Mazur
Monique Mead
Dr. Milton and Lois Michaels
Peter Moshein
John Nagle
Paul Needle and Dr. Ellen Berne
S. A. Neff, Jr.
Susan Page
Eugene* and Natalie Phillips
Connie Rapp, in memory of Bernice Davis
Daniel and Lauren Resnick
Shoshana and Jerry Rosenberg
G. Fred Roth
Beatrice Salazar and Luis Motles
Steven Schlossman
Dr. Ralph T. Shuey and Ms. Rebecca Carlin
Sidney Stark, Jr.
Ron and Mary Tambellini
Jane Van Steenkist
Charles and Eva Vaughan
Marvin Wedeen
Arthur Weldon


Aficionado ($100-$249)

Anonymous (2)
John and Gloria Anderson
Carol and Joseph Baim
Edith Balas
Caryl Beal
Anne M. Bent, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Don and Sue Bialostosky
Carolyn and Bill Byham
John A. Charley
Jerry Clack
Rosemary K. Coffey
James Colker
Laurence Comden
Estelle Comay and Bruce Rabin
Harry and Florence Corbett
Howard and Jean Davis, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Barry and June Dietrich
Gary Dzura
Lin and Stanley Ehrenpreis
Dr. Michael and Lana Ennis, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Judith Feigert
John H. Feist, M.D.
Arnold Freedman
Joan Friedberg, in honor of Jim Keller
David and Carol Gillis
Cathy and Ken Glick
William E. Gooding and Kimberly A. Francis
Jake Goodman, in honor of Jane Downing
Toby Orem Graham
Laura Haibeck and Edwin Levitan
Margaret Hamstead
Jonathan Harris
Christopher and Lorien Hart
Martha and Terry Harter in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Joseph Howell
Alice Jones, in memory of Eugene Phillips
Richard and Alice Kalla
Barbara and Robert Keller, in honor of Mary Ellen Hoy and James Keller
Claire Keyes
Jim and Jane Knox, in honor of Kristen Linfante
Terry and Janice Kulchar
Glenn Lewis
Kristen Linfante
Ernest and Sandra Manders
Kenneth Manders
William J. McAllister and Janet L. Sarbaugh
Carol and Fred McCullough
Mary McDonough
Dr. John McSorley, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Jamie Lisa Moss, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Anita Newell
Judith and Jerry Olson
Connie Phillips
Lorrie Rabin and Paul Pitts
Ruth Preisner-Quinlan and Joseph Quinlan
Reid Reading
Deanna Love Rutman
Dr. James R. Sahovey
Marybeth and Guy Salama
Urban Schuster
Sidney Stark, Jr.
Carolyn Steglich
John and Yee-Wan Stevens, in honor of Mark Sutton's birthday
Mark Thomas
Michael Thompson and Wendy Kobee
John P. Traugut
Arthur Ward
Diana Wood
Yurij Wowczuk
Isaias and Joan Zelkowicz, in memory of Eugene Phillips
Florence Zeve


Friend ($1-$99)

Anonymous (7)
Anonymous, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Kathryn Albers
Susan Balee
Lissa Barker
Beverly Barkon
Diana Bowden
Gary and Sandra Boyd, in memory of Eugene Phillips
Jeffrey Brightshue
Clareann Bunker
William A. Burgunder, Jr.
Jean Burns
Jeffrey Carpenter
Harold and Joan Chelemer
Maya Chesakova
Susan Chismar
Jean Clickner
Jane M. Collins
Kenneth Craig, Jr.
Brett A. Crawford
Judi Diven
Joyce Driben
Thomas Dubis
Robert Fallon
Oliver Finney
Alva P. Fleming
Cathy and Jerry Gindele
David Givens
Joan Morse Gordon
Lisa Grandstaff
Jeanne Hanchett and Phil Wedemeyer
Marc Harshman
Marlene Haus, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Peter Hughes
Katya Janpoladyan
Craig Johnson
Xiaoyu Kaess
Navroz Karkaria
Amy and David Korman, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Christiane Leach
Nancy Levine
Lisa and Harry Levinson
Mitch & Debbie Levy-McKenney
James Lynch
Joel Marks, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
John McCarthy
Isabel Meisler
Shirley Mucha
Donald and Nancy Naragon
John O’Connor
David Pankratz
Sara Partee
Annie Preis
Laura Quinn
Nancy Reese
Raymond Resetar
Kelly Rexrode
Betty Rieley, in memory of Eugene Phillips
Pinchas and Aviva Rosenberg
Ralph Roskies
Joel and Judy Safier, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Judy Schryer
Robert Schumacher
David C. Serene
Barbara B. Shapira, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Sorley Sheinberg
Paul and Linda Silver
Marjorie K. Silverman, in memory of Dr. Lee Hershenson
Adelaide Smith
Henry D. Spinelli, in memory of Eugene Phillips
Kendall Stanley
Jim and Judy Stark
Euphemia Steffey
John Sumansky
Maria Sunseri
Judith Sutton
Debra Horowitz Tabas, MD
Sandie Turner
Polly Whitehorn
Michael Wholihan
Bruce Wilder
Colette Wilkins
Ralph Wise
David Witter
Lindsey Wood
Susan Yohe


In-Kind Donations

Kelly Strayhorn Theater
The Livermore
Pittsburgh Winery
University of Pittsburgh


Current as of May 15, 2017


Chamber Music Pittsburgh receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Opportunity Fund provides support to continue philanthropist Gerri Kay’s legacy of advocacy for civil rights, social justice, and the arts.

The Heinz Endowments supports efforts to make southwestern Pennsylvania a premier place to live and work, a center for learning and educational excellence, and a region that embraces diversity and inclusion.

Chamber Music Pittsburgh is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh.