Sponsors & Donors


Utah Symphony | Utah Opera is grateful to our generous donors who through annual cash gifts and multi-year commitments at the following levels make our programs possible.





Millennium ($250,000 and above)


Edward Ashwood and Candice Johnson   Gael Benson   Diane & Hal Brierley  
Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation   E.R. and Katherine W. Dumke  
Kem and Carolyn Gardner   Mr. and Mrs. Martin Greenberg   Anthony and Renee Marlon  
Carol and Ted Newlin     Patricia A. Richards & William K. Nichols   James A. and Marilyn Parke
      Kenneth† and Jerrie Randall
  Theodore Schmidt   Shiebler Family Foundation  
  Naoma Tate and the Family of Hal Tate   Utah State Legislature  
Jacquelyn Wentz        


Encore ($100,000 and above)


Anonymous   Doyle Arnold & Anne Glarner   Dr. J. R. Baringer and Dr. Jeannette J. Townsend   Thierry & Catherine Fischer**
Roger and Susan Horn   The Right Reverend Carolyn Tanner Irish**   Emma Eccles Jones Foundation   Ronald and Janet Jibson
Edward and Barbara Moreton   Gib and Susan Myers   William and Christine Nelson   Dr. Dinesh and Kalpana Patel

Bravo $50,000 and above

Scott and Jesselie Anderson
Thomas Billings and Judge Judith Billings
Deer Valley Resort** 
Marriner S. Eccles Foundation 
The Florence J. Gillmor Foundation
Grand & Little America Hotels*
Douglas and Connie Hayes
Huntsman Corporation
Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Family
Frederick Q. Lawson Foundation
Scott and Sydne Parker
Frank R. Pignanelli and D'Arcy Dixon
Albert J. Roberts IV
St. Regis Deer Valley**
Gerald & Barbara Stringfellow
Norman C. and Barbara L. Tanner Charitable Trust
David Wall*
Lois A. Zambo

Overture $25,000 and above

Anonymous in Honor of the March of Dimes
Scott and Kathie Amann
Arnold Machinery
Mr. and Mrs. William C. Bailey
BMW of Murray
BMW of Pleasant Grove
Judy Brady & Drew W. Browning
R. Harold Burton Foundation
Michael and Vickie Callen
Chevron Corporation
C. Comstock Clayton Foundation
John & Flora D'Arcy
Thomas D. Dee III and Dr. Candace Dee
John H. and Joan B. Firmage
Kristen Fletcher and Dan McPhun
Carol Holding
Holland & Hart**
Richard K. & Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation
Tom and Lorie Jacobson
Janet Q. Lawson Foundation
Love Communications*
Markosian Family Trust
Microsoft Corporation*
Carol and Anthony W. Middleton, Jr., M.D.
Montage Deer Valley**
OPERA America’s Getty Audience Building Program
Charles Maxfield & Gloria F. Parrish Foundation
Alice & Frank Puleo
S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney Foundation
Dr. Wallace Ring
Simmons Family Foundation
Harris H. and Amanda Simmons
Stein Eriksen Lodge**
Summit Sotheby’s
Nora Eccles Treadwell Foundation
Utah Symphony Guild
M. Walker and Sue Wallace
Wells Fargo
Jack Wheatley
John W. Williams†
Workers Compensation Fund
Edward and Marelynn Zipser

Maestro $10,000 and above

American Express
Ballard Spahr, LLP
Haven J. Barlow Family
B. W. Bastian Foundation
H. Brent and Bonnie Jean Beesley Foundation
Berenice J. Bradshaw Charitable Trust
BTG Wine Bar*
Caffe Molise*
Marie Eccles Caine Foundation-Russell Family
Chris and Lois Canale
Capital Group
Howard & Betty Clark**
Daynes Music*
Skip Daynes*
Delta Air Lines*
The Katherine W. Dumke & Ezekiel R. Dumke, Jr. Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Earle
Sue Ellis
Chip & Gayle Everest
Robert & Elisha Finney
General Electric Foundation
Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation
Goldman Sachs
Elaine and Burton L. Gordon
Susan & Tom Hodgson
Chuck & Kathie Horman
Hyatt Centric Park City**
Josh and Cherie James
Robert and Debra Kasirer
Katharine Lamb
Marriott Residence Inn*
McCarthey Family Foundaton
Charles & Pat McEvoy
Pete & Cathy Meldrum
Harold W. and Lois Milner
Moreton Family Foundation
Fred and Lucy Moreton
Terrell and Leah Nagata
National Endowment for the Arts
Ogden Opera Guild
Park City Chamber/Bureau
David A. Petersen
Glenn D. Prestwich & Barbara Bentley
Promontory Foundation
David and Shari Quinney
Radisson Hotel*
Brad & Sara Rencher
Dr. Clifford S. Reusch†
Resorts West*
The Joseph & Evelyn Rosenblatt Charitable Fund
Lori and Theodore Samuels
Ben & Peggy Schapiro
Pauline Collins Sells
Sounds of Science Commissioning Club
George and Tamie† Speciale
Thomas and Marilyn Sutton
The Swartz Foundation
Jonathan & Anne Symonds
Zibby and Jim Tozer
Tom and Caroline Tucker
Utah Food Services*
Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce*
U.S. Bancorp Foundation


$5,000 to $9,999

Anonymous (2)
Art Works for Kids!
Bambara Restaurant*
Bourne-Spafford Foundation
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music
Diamond Rental*
Discover Financial Services
The Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation
The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
Spencer F. & Cleone P. Eccles Family Foundation
Intermountain Healthcare
J. Wong's Thai & Chinese Bistro*
Jones Waldo Park City
Macy's Foundation
Louis Scowcroft Peery Charitable Foundation
Ruth's Chris Steak House, Salt Lake City*
Salt Lake City Arts Council
Sky Harbor Apartments*
Union Pacific Foundation
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
Victory Ranch & Conservancy

$1,000 to $4,999

Advanced Retirement Consultants
Rodney H. & Carolyn Hansen Brady Charitable Foundation
Bertin Family Foundation
Byrne Foundation
Castle Foundation
City Creek Center
Deseret Trust Company
Henry W. & Leslie M. Eskuche Charitable Foundation
ExxonMobil Foundation
FatPipe Networks
Five Penny Floral*
Victor Herbert Foundation
Homewood Suites by Hilton*
Hotel Park City*
Intermountain Healthcare
Jones & Associates
Lewis A. Kingsley Foundation
Marriott City Center*
Millcreek Cacao Roasters*
Millcreek Coffee Roasters*
George Q. Morris Foundation
Nebeker Family Foundation
Park City Foundation
The Prudential Foundation
Ray, Quinney & Nebeker Foundation
Scoggins & Scoggins Violin Shop*
Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Snow, Christensen & Martineau Foundation
Squatters Pub Brewery*
Strong & Hanni, PC
Summerhays Music*
Swire Coca-Cola USA*
Bill & Connie Timmons Foundation
UMA Financial Services Inc.
United Jewish Community Endowment Trust
The George B. and Oma E. Wilcox & Gibbs M. and Catherine W. Smith Foundation



Abravanel and Peterson Society

$5,000 to $9,999

Anonymous (4)
Fred & Linda Babcock
Dr. and Mrs. Clisto Beaty
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Blair
Carol, Rete & Celine Browning
Judy and Larry Brownstein
Neill & Linda Brownstein
Thomas Christofferson
Amalia Cochran
Marc and Kathryn Cohen
David & Karen Dee
Spencer and Cleone† Eccles
Tom Farkas
Jack and Marianne Ferraro
John F. Foley, M.D. & Dorene Sambado, M.D.**
Joseph & Dixie Furlong
Jeffrey L. Giese, M.D. & Mary E. Gesicki
David and SandyLee Griswold**
Ray & Howard Grossman
John and Dorothy Hancock
Robert and Carolee Harmon
Gary & Christine Hunter
Mary P. Jacobs† & Jerald H. Jacobs Family
Dale and Beverly Johnson
G. Frank and Pamela Joklik
Jeanne Kimball
Thomas & Jamie Love
Paul Meecham and Laura Leach
Rayna and Glen Mintz
Nathan and Karen B. Morgan
Dr. Thomas Parks and Dr. Patricia Legant
Leslie Peterson and Kevin Higgins
Brooks and Lenna Quinn
Dr. Richard and Frances Reiser
James & Gail Riepe
Robert & Kim Rollo
Eric and Shirley Schoenholz
Suzanne Scott
Stuart and Molly Silloway
Lynn Suksdorf
Alexander & Sarah Uhle
Albert and Yvette Ungricht
Kathleen Digre and Michael Varner

$3,000 to $4,999

Anonymous (4)
Craig and Joanna Adamson
Robert W. Brandt
Jonathan and Julie Bullen
Richard & Suzanne Burbidge
Lindsay and Carla Carlisle
Mark & Marci Casp
Rebecca Marriott Champion
Paul and Denise Christian
Edward and Carleen Clark
Gary and Debbi Cook
David & Sandra Cope**
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth R. Cutler
Mike Deputy
Carol & Greg Easton
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ehrlich
Midge Farkas
Peter Fillerup†
Flynn Family Foundation
C. Chauncey and Emily Hall
Kenneth & Kate Handley
Dr. and Mrs. Bradford D. Hare
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Huffman
James and Penny Keras
Hanko & Laura Kiessner
Harrison & Elaine Levy
Bill Ligety and Cyndi Sharp
Herbert C. and Wilma S. Livsey
Daniel and Noemi P. Mattis
Michael and Julie McFadden
Rich and Cherie Meeboer
Richard and Jayne Middleton
Richard & Ginni Mithoff
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Muller
James and Ann Neal
Marilyn H. Neilson
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Richer
James and Anna Romano
David and Lois Salisbury
William G. Schwartz and Joann Givan
Thomas and Gayle Sherry
Gibbs and Catherine W. Smith
Elizabeth Solomon
Marilyn Sorensen
Verl and Joyce Topham
Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Trotta
Dr. Ralph and Judith Vander Heide
Susan and David† Wagstaff
Ardean and Elna Watts
Suzanne Weaver and Charles Boynton
David and Jerre Winder
E. Art Woolston and Connie Jo Hepworth-Woolston
Chris & Lisa Young
Gayle & Sam Youngblood

$2,000 to $2,999

Anonymous (4)
Robert and Cherry Anderson
David and Rebecca Bateman
E. Wayne and Barbara Baumgardner
Dr. Melissa Bentley
Anneli Bowen, M.D. & Glen M. Bowen M.D.
Mr. and Mrs. John Brubaker
Luann & James Campbell
Chris and Lois Canale
Coley and Jennifer Clark
Shelly Coburn
Raymond and Diana Compton
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Coppin
David and Carol Coulter
James and Rula Dickson
Margarita Donnelly
Howard Edwards
Neone F. Jones Family
Thomas and Lynn Fey
Robert and Annie-Lewis Garda
Heidi Gardner
Mr. and Mrs. Eric Garen
Mark Gavre and Gudrun Mirin
Diana George
Susan Glassman and Richard Dudley
Randin Graves
Dennis & Sarah Hancock
John B. and Joan Hanna
Geraldine Hanni
Richard Herbert
Sunny & Wes Howell
Dixie & Robert Huefner
Jay and Julie Jacobson
Annette & Joseph Jarvis
Sharon Jenkins
M. Craig and Rebecca Johns
Bryce & Karen† Johnson
Jill Johnson
Pauline Weggeland-Johnson
James R. Jones and Family
J. Allen and Charlene Kimball
Merele & Howard Kosowsky
Val Lambson
Donald L. and Alice A. Lappe
Mr. and Mrs. Melvyn L. Lefkowitz
Paul Lehman
Roger Leslie
James Lether
Lisa & James Levy
Elizabeth and Michael Liess
Milt and Carol Lynnes
David and Donna Lyon
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lyski
Lisa K. Mariano
Jed and Kathryn Marti
Christopher & Julie McBeth
Warren K. & Virginia G. McOmber
George and Nancy Melling
Dr. Louis A. & Deborah Moench
Barry & Kathy Mower
Daniel and Janet Myers
Thomas and Barbara O'Byrne
Jason Olsen and Tim Thorpe
O. Don and Barbara Ostler
Linda S. Pembroke
Ann G. Petersen
Dr. and Mrs. S. Keith Petersen
Jon Poesch
Victor and Elizabeth Pollak
Dan and June Ragan
Dr. and Mrs. Marvin L. Rallison
W. E. and Harriet R. Rasmussen
Dr. Barbara S. Reid
Joyce Rice
Kenneth Roach and Cindy Powell
Tom and Jeanne Rueger
Thomas Safran
Mark and Loulu Saltzman
K. Gary† and Lynda† Shields
Deborah and Brian Smith
Christine St. Andre
Larry R. and Sheila F. Stevens
Steve & Betty Sullentrop
Mr. and Mrs. Glen R. Traylor
John and Susan Walker
Susan Warshaw
Bryan & Diana Watabe
Jeremy and Hila Wenokur
Caroline & Thomas Wright


$1,000 to $1,999

Anonymous (2)
Carolyn Abravanel
Fran Akita
Christine A. Allred
Patricia Andersen
Drs. Crystal & Dustin Armstrong
Graham and Janet Baker
Mr. Barry Bergquist
Mr. and Mrs. William Bierer
Reverend James Blaine
Shauna Bona
Jim and Marilyn Brezovec
Timothy F. Buehner Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. William D. Callister, Jr.
Bartell and Kathleen Cardon
Mr. & Mrs. Lee Forrest Carter
Michael and Beth Chardack
William J. Coles and Dr. Joan L. Coles
Dr. and Mrs. David Coppin
Margaret Dreyfous
Alice Edvalson
Janet Ellison
Naomi K. Feigal
Robert S. Felt, M.D.
Susan Gillett
Rose and Ralph Gochnour
Robert and Joyce† Graham
Dr. and Mrs. John Greenlee
Arlen Hale
Dr. Elizabeth Hammond
Lex Hemphill and Nancy Melich
John Edward Henderson
Steve Hogan and Michelle Wright
Connie C. Holbrook
Patricia Horton
Kay Howells
David and Caroline Hundley
Todd and Tatiana James
Drs. Randy & Elizabeth Jensen
Maxine and Bruce Johnson
Chester & Marilyn Johnson
Dr. and Mrs. Michael A. Kalm
Umur Kavlakoglu
Susan Keyes
Allison Kitching
Carl and Gillean Kjeldsberg
Robert and Karla Knox
Julie Korenberg, Ph.D, M.D. and Stefan Pulst, M.D.
Tim and Angela Laros
Gary and Suzanne Larsen
Dr. Vivian Lee
Dennis and Pat Lombardi
Peter Margulies & Louise Vickerman
Edward and Grace McDonough
Clifton and Terri McIntosh
Johanna & Jack McManemin
David and Colleen Merrill
Dr. Nicole L. Mihalopoulos and Joshua Scoville
Dr. Jean H. & Dr. Richard R. Miller
John and Mary Ann Nelson
Oren & Liz Nelson
Stephen and Mary Nichols
Ruth and William Ohlsen
Blaine and Shari Palmer
Nancy & Rori Piggot
Mr. Steven Price
Keith & Nancy Rattie
Richard C. & Margaret V. Romano
Lousje and Keith Rooker
Bertram H. and Janet Schaap
Ralph and Gwen Schamel
Mr. Grant Schettler
Mr. August L. Schultz
Daniel and Angela Shaeffer
Dennis and Annabelle Shrieve
Barbara Slaymaker
Dr. Otto F. Smith & Mrs. June Smith
Dr. and Mrs. Michael H. Stevens
Amy Sullivan and Alex Bocock
Douglas and Susan Terry
Carol A. Thomas
Mrs. Rachel J. Varat-Navarro
Mr. and Mrs. Brad E. Walton
Nadine Ward
Charles and Ellen Wells
Margaret and Gary Wirth
Marsha and Richard Workman
Norman & Kathy Younker*
Michael and Olga Zhdanov
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Zumbro

In Honor Of

Dr. J. R. Baringer and Dr. Jeannette J. Townsend
George Brown
Paula J. Fowler
Abe and Arline Markosian
David Park
Mark and Dianne Prothro
Clark T. Randt, Jr.
Patricia A. Richards
Bill and Joanne Shiebler
Kevin Sohma

In Memory Of

In Memory Of
Jay T. Ball
Mikhail Boguslavsky
Ann Dick
Ed Epstein
Loraine L. Felton
Neva Langley Fickling
Herold L. “Huck” and Mary E. Gregory
Judith Ann Harris
Roger Hock
Marian Holbrook
Steve Horton
Winona Simonsen Jensen
Eric Johnson
Joan McEvoy
Maxine and Frank McIntyre
Dr. Walter Needham
Bill Peters
Russell Alan Peters
Chase N. Peterson
Mardean Peterson
Kenneth Randall
Dr. Clifford Reusch
Ann O'Neill Shigeoka
Maestro Joseph Silverstein
Barbara Singleton
Tamie Speciale
Marjorie Whitney
John W. Williams
Merrill L. Wilson, M.D.

*In-kind gift
**In-kind & cash gift 
† Deceased
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