Ventura Music Festival
Sponsors

Micheline Sakharoff:
Philanthropist, Educator, Friend

Micheline Sakharoff

In reflecting on the life of our great benefactor Micheline Sakharoff, we are reminded that she was a distinguished educator for many years. At the Ventura Music Festival, her generosity included mentoring and sponsorship of talented young musicians whose promising careers were in early stages, and she was a staunch supporter of music education at all levels, including VMF’s programs for elementary, middle school and high school age youth in both school and non-school settings.

The many who benefited from Micheline’s extraordinary support of the arts, education and other noble causes shall doubtless miss her. More important, we shall long remember the tiny Frenchwoman with a magnificent heart and singular spirit. We shall celebrate her into the future as we celebrate her today, in the 21st Season of a Festival which she loved, and which loved her in return.

 

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WE SALUTE OUR
2017 FESTIVAL SPONSORS

HEADLINER
Anonymous

IMPRESARIO
Julia Campbell & Ben Namba
Freddie & Al Contarino
Janet & Mark Goldenson
Hammer-Hewson Associates
and Shirley & Steve Simms
Jordan Laby
Barbara Meister

PLATINUM SPONSORS
Dr. Peter Cannon
City of Ventura
Celine Gillibrand for P.W. Gillibrand Co.
Montecito Bank & Trust
Schwab Charitable Fund
Smith-Hobson Fund
Miriam Wille

GOLD SPONSORS
Gloisten Family Charitable Foundation
Pierpont Racquet Club

SILVER SPONSORS
E.J. Harrison & Sons
Joseph P. Reardon Funeral
Home & Cremation Service

Limoneira & Limco Del Mar
Rabobank

BRONZE SPONSORS
Aera Energy LLC
(for Music in the Schools)
Arianna Ashkar, Brett Ashkar,
John Ashkar & Family

Community Memorial Health System
Halter-Encinas Enterprises
Julius Gius Memorial Rotary Foundation (for Music in the Schools)
Dr. Richard & Lori Reisman
The Arts Collaborative