Ventura Music Festival
Supporters

Our Supporters

SPONSORS

Headliner ~ $40,000+

  • Anonymous

Impresario ~ $15,000+

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

Platinum ~ $10,000

  • Dr. Peter Cannon
  • Celine Gillibrand for P.W. Gillibrand Co.
  • Montecito Bank & Trust
  • Schwab Charitable Fund
  • Miriam Wille (Education Programs)

Gold ~ $7,500

  • Gloisten Family Charitable Foundation
  • Pierpont Racquet Club

Silver ~ $5,000

  • E.J. Harrison & Sons
  • Joseph P. Reardon Funeral Home & Cremation Service
  • Limoneira & Limco Del Mar
  • Rabobank

Bronze ~ $2,500

  • Aera Energy LLC (Music in the Schools)
  • Arianna Ashkar, Brett Ashkar, John Ashkar & Family
  • Halter-Encinas Enterprises
  • Community Memorial Health System
  • Dr. Richard & Lori Reisman

Copper ~ $1,000

  • Pacific Western Bank
  • Players Casino

Media Sponsors

  • Ventura Breeze
  • VC Reporter/Ventana

GRANTS

  • City of Ventura ($10,000)
  • Smith-Hobson Fund ($10,000)
  • Julius Gius Memorial Rotary Foundation ($2,500)
  • Saint Paulís Episcopal Church ($1,200)
  • Union Bank ($1,000)

FOUNDERS

Diamond ~$5000~

  • Janet & Mark L. Goldenson
  • Jordan Laby
  • Barbara Meister

Emerald ~$2500~

  • Bob & Mary Braitman
  • Spencer & Nancy Garrett
  • Donald Gloisten
  • Roz Warner & Michael Hogan

Ruby ~$1000~

  • Elena Brokaw
  • Don & Bonnie Carlton
  • Sylvia & Dr. Steven Chang
  • Betsy Chess
  • Freddie & Al Contarino
  • County Commerce Bank
  • Ivor Davis
  • Pete & Diane Dowler
  • Fred & Lynda Evans
  • Ferguson Case Orr Paterson, LLC
  • Barbara Fitzgerald
  • Diane & Peter Goldenring
  • Jim & Mary Harrison
  • Herb Hemming & Edmund Andreas
  • Patricia Lathrop-McPherson
  • Jeanette & Dennis Longwill
  • Roger Myers & Katherine Stone
  • Timothy & Virginia OíNeil
  • Pacific View Mall
  • Steven & Diane Perren
  • Richard & Lori Reisman
  • Eleanor & Mark Richman
  • Susan Scott
  • Timothy & Diana Smith
  • Hilda Warren
  • David & Jennie Whaley
  • Douglas Wied

DONORS

Grand Patrons ~ $5,000 to $15,000

  • Ben Namba & Julia Campbell
  • Bill & Elise Kearney
  • Jordan Laby

Patrons Circle ~ $1,000+

  • Mary Ann Cohen
  • Janet & Mark Goldenson
  • Lydia & Tom Hopps
  • Barbara Meister

Composers Circle ~ $500

  • Ann Ahlstone
  • The Arts Collaborative
  • Jane Deknatel
  • Eric Oltmann & Susan Van Abel
  • Bob & Mary Braitman
  • Freddie & Al Contarino
  • Scott & Patti Johnson
  • Blake Wade

Conductors Circle ~ $250

  • Gladys Aanerud
  • Eddie & Patricia Arkin
  • Robert & Leni Belshay
  • Dave & Karen Brubaker
  • Patrick Davidson
  • Judith Diaz
  • Lisa Dunlap
  • Mark & Judith Fleischman
  • Harmony Music Center
  • Jim Harrison
  • Celia Sisman
  • Kevin Voss
  • Roz Warner & Michael Hogan
  • Doug Wied

First Chair ~ $100

  • Anonymous
  • Cornelia Baer
  • John & Catherine Baker
  • Penny Barnds
  • Stephanie Becerra
  • Barbara Bowman
  • Elena Brokaw
  • Marni Brook
  • Glenda & Richard Chittenden
  • Philip Clarke
  • Patrick Daley
  • Lyn Fairly
  • William & Gail Faulkner
  • Paul & Karen Finkel
  • Spencer Garrett (in memory of Ron Gill)
  • Alan & Diane Gordon
  • Randy & Barbara Hinton
  • Carol Howe & Lucien Lacour
  • Jon & Ann Ives
  • Beverly Jackson
  • Jerry Feingold (in honor of Barbara Meister)
  • Ruth Johnson
  • Alan Kirschbaum
  • Patricia Lathrop-McPherson
  • Anne Lecrivain
  • Charles Levin
  • Al & Petra Lowe
  • Paul & Christine Magie
  • McFarlane, Faletti & Co., LLP
  • Rosanne Nachman
  • Thomas & Mary Olson
  • Lupe Pardue
  • Sylvia Rogers & Doug Williams
  • Rolf & Carol Schoen
  • Perry Shapiro
  • Timothy & Diana Smith
  • Marjorie Staley
  • Judith Streamer
  • Lynn Weitzel

Friends ~ $50

  • Robert Beilin
  • Ronald Boch
  • Ron & Barbara D'Incau
  • Robert Draine
  • Donna Hamer
  • Barbara & Larry Hilburn
  • Susan & John Knupp
  • Eunice Koch
  • Edward & Nell McCombs
  • Rosemary McIntyre
  • Carole & David Minkin
  • Mark & Siri Rochin
  • Mike Russell
  • Marta Smith
  • Rose Thot
  • James Uphold
  • Linda Wise

Donors recognized here made contributions to the Ventura Music Festival between May 16, 2016 and May 15, 2017. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these listings, we apologize for any omissions or errors.

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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