Our Sponsors & Donors

Everything we do is made possible by our generous sponsors and donors! We cannot thank you enough for your support of the San Luis Obispo Symphony.

General Fund Donors

Generous givers to the general fund have helped keep classical music alive in San Luis Obispo County for more than 50 years. Their philanthropy puts musicians on stage for magical and powerful symphony concerts and supports the broad reach of all of the San Luis Obispo Symphony’s work.


Concerto ($1,500+)

John and Rebecca Baer

The Henry W Bull Foundation

The Little Family Trust

Alan G. and Jane A. Lehman Foundation at the direction of Charles Kennel and Ellen Lehman

Martha Michalojko Kettlekamp

Lorenzo Murguia, M.D.

The Swift Action Fund, held at the Community Foundation

Sonata ($500+)

James Brown

Robert and Nita Fishburn

John and Mary Freeman

Patricia Shields

Todd and Jill Talley

Jan and Meredith Voboril

Roy Willey

Prelude ($100+)

John and Tricia Ashbaugh

Mary Baiamonte

Bud and Nellie Beecher

Lauren and Susan Brown

Robert Danielson

Elsie Deitz

Carol Dover

Carol Fine

John and Mary Frey

Robert and Carol Grosse

Victoria Grostick

Nancy Harley

Jim Healy and Leslie Mosson

Tony and Marilee Hyman

Gail Kammermeyer

Patricia Kempel

James and Cynthia Killackey

Kenneth and Jeanette Krone

Stephen La Salle and Barbara Schoenike

Kathryn Lawhun and Mark Shinbrot

David Leipziger

Dianne Long

Dan and Patty Manion

Juliane McAdam

Carol McPhee Norton

Dean and Louise Miller

Ruth Nagano

Elias and Ruth Nimeh

Frank and Virginia Pekar

Artemisa Robinson

Marvin Seid

Annie Shanks

William Smith

Anne Tiber

Florence Touryan

Roger and Nancy

Marisa Waddell

Tom and Carol Weiss

Karen Wiles

Friends (up to $99)

Elisabeth Blake

William Castellanos

Evelyn E. Cunningham

Mike and Judy Eisenhard

Patricia Fiske

Lyle Gilbert

Harry Holden

Martin and Judith Kaliski

Shannon McNeely

Ronald R. Tarica

2018-2019 Concert Sponsors

We are grateful to our concert sponsors, who are committed to enhancing the quality of life for everyone in our community.

A Coastal Awakenings program grant, from the Robert Shanbrom/Xiaoping Cheng Family Fund

Michael and Dianne Draze

James and Jeanette Efird

Kathryn L. and Brendan V. McAdams

Jim and Beverly Smith

Thomas and Mary Tanner

Minke WinklerPrins

Music Education Sponsors

Contributions to the San Luis Obispo Symphony’s education programs empower young people to become adults who are players, listeners and supporters of music.


General Music Education

John and Rebecca Baer

Carmen Fojo

Jim Gealy

William and Glennis Houston

David and Cynthia Javitz

Brad and Nicole Kyker

Juliane McAdam

Lorenzo Murguia, M.D.

Nancy Piver

Anne Tiber

Youth Symphony

Bud and Nellie Beecher

Mr. and Mrs. Dane Jones

Francie Levy

Wayne and Gail McMorran

E. Carrie Ramirez, DDS

Thomas and Mary Tanner

Rosemary and Kathleen Thorne

Lawrence and Marilyn Vredevoe

Sally Young

Special Thanks

Cass Vineyard and Winery

Tolosa Winery