Without our supporters, it would be pretty quiet around here...
We want to take this opportunity to thank our supporters for their generosity, their belief in our vision and their commitment to live symphonic music in the North State. The invaluable support of these businesses and individuals helps us to keep performing year after year.
Annual Gifts and Community Partners
Listed below are gifts and gifts in kind received since January 1, 2017 and up through May 1, 2018. The list will be updated over the summer.
Our University Partners
Our Business Supporters
Our Media Partners
Our Program Advertisers
Chico Hospitalist GroupTong Fong LowGranite TransformationsBudget BlindsRonald E. Reece, MDNichols Melburg & RossettoThe Hignell CompaniesNorth State Public RadioaNewsCafe.com Law office of Cheryl A. Forbes Museum of Northern California ArtGrandma's Attic Appraisal FaireWine TimeChico News & ReviewBirkenstockRedding Record Searchlight Glass 1900 Margy Wenham Insurance ServicesStoner & AssociatesIntermountain Classics with Tom DiskinOlde Gold Estate Jewelry Deborah Schowalter, Mediator Sierra Steel Harley-DavidsonPickering Law CorporationJefferson Public RadioThe Wright Keys Academy of Musical ArtsFarrell Design GroupQuadco
Donations of Goods and Services
Almendra Winery & DistilleryAnnie's Star Quilt GuildArt Etc.Basque Norte RestaurantCascade TheatreChristian & Johnson, Inc. Cotton Party Creative Cacti and SucculentsIn Motion Fitness Julianne's Jewelry Kirk's JewelryLong Creek Winery and RanchLost Dutchman TaproomLundberg Family FarmsMom'sMooney FarmsMusic ConnectionNantucket Home, Inc.New Clairvaux VineyardOregon Shakespeare FestivalOrient & Flume Art Glass Company Squeaky Clean Window Washing Sweet Chico ConfectionsTres Hombres Restaurant, Inc.Upper Crust BakeryZucchini And Vine
Director Level $10,000 and above
Cooper Family Trust Red Emmerson and Maria Escosa-Emmerson Dignity Health The Johnson Family Foundation
Maestro Level $5,000-$9,999
Anonymous Vern McHaney and Rose Crain Diane Flaherty Sandy Kalinowski Marian and Thomas Milling
Concertmaster Level $2,500-4,999
Douglas and Kathleen Alexander Bank of Commerce Redding Jon and Bonnie Hilbert Pamela Ikuta Richard and Giovanna Jackson Samuel Kissee and Robert Zadra Walter and Dawn Kusumoto Hollie and Rush Lenroot McConnell Foundation Ailsie McEnteggart Stafford Thomas and Carol Berg Stifel Nicolaus Mark and Vickie Spelts Ethan Watters Sally Wells The Whittley Foundation
Principal Level $1,000-$2,499
John and Lauree Asarian Margaret Bomberg Margaret Brennan Clark and Noel Brown Jan and Russ Burnham Steve and Lisa Catterall Joseph and Judy Chiapella Ann and John Coe Courtesy Automotive Center Morris Davis Diane Fossum Joan Genthe Gary Goebel Allen Hackett Sam and Sam Hillaire Bonnie and Jon Hilbert Giovanna and Richard Jackson James and Paula Karman Ed and Joy Kimball Leo Kirchhoff Linda Koch Rush and Hollie Lenroot Nancy Loeffler Grant and Susie Lundberg Richard and Pat Macias North State Symphony League Marianne Olstad, including gift in memory of Carl Larkin Eric Marshall and Nancy Overton Missy McArthur Ailsie McEnteggart Dean Moyer and Jennie Abbe-Moyer Charles and Marvey Mueller Darlene Paise JoAnn Palmer Mark and Emma Pawlicki Patricia Penn Darlene Quinn Kimm Randle Walter Schafer and Teresa Kludt Aman Singh Greg Steel Carol Berg and Stafford Thomas Art and Gayle Tilles Carol Vivion Donald and Heidi Weidlein Sally Wells
Symphony Level $500-$999
Anonymous (2) John and Lauree Asarian John and Susan Aubuchon Stephen Baker Bruce Belton Calif. Cascade Assoc. for the Education of Young Children Cornerstone Community Bank Ernie and Jo Carpenter Michael and Louise Cogan Stephen and Sunday Cummins William and Kirsten Curry Lowell and Dorothy Daun Doreeta Domke James and Tenley Ellison Joan Genthe Nelson Gurll Robert Hansen and Kathryn Svoboda Stephaney Hardie Phillip Harvey Dan and Kathy Herbert Beverly Kahn Gail Herritt Brooks Houghton and Fran Shelton Law Office of Cheryl A. Forbes Luke's Yreka Drug James Malin, including gift in honor of Patty Mullett Eric Marshall and Nancy Overton Dean Moyer and Jenny Abbe-Moyer Patty and Gary Mullett Nichols, Melburg & Rossetto & Associates, Inc. Gene and Tammy Nichols William Oliver Darlene Paise Carl and Mary Peterson Russ and Anne Peterson Ramona Peters Marge Redding Lee and Judy Salter Chad Shaffer – Shaffer Design Shasta Regional Community Foundation Mark and Diana Shelley Shirley Spaid Gretchen Stone Lance and Audrey Tennis Louise and Robert Wilkinson Mike and Kelly Wiltermood Trina Woods
Concerto Level $250-$499
Susan Baber Ray and Roma Barker Eve Berg-Pugh Mark Brown Jeff and Wendy Brown Bruce and Rose Mary Burke Richard and Mary Burns John Busby Steve and Miste Cliadakis Barbara Copeland Liane Curtis Lang Dayton Connie Eccles Barbara Enochian Roger Estey Roxanne Ferry Phil Filbrandt and Joanne Reid Fitzpatrick Fund Lois Fleming Eric Ford Janith Gandy Keith Herritt and Enrique Martinez, in honor of Elizabeth Quivey Sharon Johnson, including gifts in memory of Dr. Robert Johnson, and in honor of Scott Seaton Robert and Mary Knight Missy Knox Mary Lane Elizabeth Lawler Cathleen Elizabeth Leach Ledford Henrietta Lo, in memory of Sherri Fizer Dr. Halkard Mackey, in honor of past family and friends James Malin John and Renee McAmis David and Mary Memmer Gary and Patty Mullett Lois Nichols Joyce Norman Marianne Olstad Kevin and Jennifer Parrish Elizabeth Quivey George and Leanna Rawley Ronald Reece Alan Rellaford and Daria Booth Antonia Rendall Gary and Sharon Rogers, including gift in honor of Patty Mullett Lee and Judy Salter Cathy Shanks Randall and Judith Smith Mary Speigle Stifel Nicolaus Joseph and Patricia Tallerico Brooks Thorlaksson Carol Vivion Mike Warren Catherine Woods Wine Time Dianne Suschil, in memory of Bob Suschil
Sonata Level $100-$249
Anonymous (3) Joseph Alexander Dorna-Le Andersen Jamie Barnes James and Beverly Beeghly Jane Belden Dick and Margaret Bergman Ronald and Ruth Bode Richard and Lynne Bonetti Susan Bruce William Bunstock and Ursula Karow Chico Diamond Hotel, LLC Chico Hospital For Cats Jerry Chandler Cheuk-Kin and Theresa Chau Catharina Cochrane Everett Collier Robert and Magdalena Collins Angelos and Katherine Constantinides Susan Constantinides Geoffrey and Sharon Crawford Tom and Carol DiGiovanni Bill and Peggy Dudman Margaret and William Dudman Jerry and Carla Dunham Trish and Loren Dunlap Trudy Dunphy Carolyn Dusenbury Connie Eccles John and Lynn Eads Stephanie Evans Linda Finkel Ramona Flynn Eric Ford David and Joanne Fuller Patricia Gardetto Lou and Diane Gerard Jonathan and Lisa Hanson, including gift in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Andrew P. Hanson H.H. Armistead & Company, Inc. Kathleen Harris Jan Roberts-Haydon and Thomas Haydon Ebba Herritt Brooks Houghton and Fran Shelton Leslie Howard Mary Jensen, in memory of Elizabeth Shea Sharon Johnson, in memory of Dr. Robert Johnson, and in honor of Scott Seaton Paula Kahler John Keesey Father Bart Kendrick Kinderland Child Development Center Missy Knox Marilyn Kruschke Carl Larkin Bette Lawler Roger Lederer and Carol Burr Diane Leiber Gail Locke Roger and Cecile Longnecker Mark Luhdorff and Drisha Leggitt-Luhdorff Halkard Mackey, in honor of past family and friends Paola McCarthy Carrie McGranahan Merck & Co. Matching Gift Program Terrance Mercer Montessori Childrens House Billie Kanter and Kirk Monfort Marcia Moore K. Mardean Moss Kathleen Muldoon, including gift in memory of Dr. Leo Kirchhoff Barbara Mundy Norman and Ann Nielsen North State Parent Magazine Evelyn O'Connor Bob Odland and Charlotte Kelly-Odland George and Joanne Overton Garrith Perrine Gwen Quail Carole Quick Linda Davis-Reed and Randall Reed Bob and Suzy Roach Winifred Sandrock Corinne Stott Schwartz Howard Schweitzer Robert Scott Catherine Shanks Dolores Sellers Patty Shackleton Donald Sheely Rayna Simpson Sim Simpson Anna Skaggs Patricia Smith Judith and Randall Smith Doreen Spellmann James and Joyce Spielmann Monroe and Carol Sprague Nona Steinheimer Mary Stephens Elisabeth Stewart Gail Stream Gary Stromberg and Marie Pierre-Stromberg M. and Susan Tescher Joyce Torgerson, including gift in honor of Stephaney Hardie Two Twenty Restaurant Ellie Bradbury and Lionel Valley Edward Vela and Celeste Jones Marilyn Warrens, in memory of Dr. Robert Johnson Eric Whitmer Dorothy Wills Barbara Mundy Joseph and Kathryn Yarosevich Grace Marvin and Julian Zener
Chamber Level up to $99
Reed Applegate Mark and Clifta Atlas Ava Balbutin Robb Brown John Burnham Joseph Church David Craig Susan Crandell Lynette Dorenzo Carla and Jerry Dunham Patricia Edelmann Patricia Edwards Barbara Enochian Gary Estep Francis and Ursula Ferrance Donna Gauthier Joyce Groshong Priscilla Hanford Bryan Hanson Diane Hawthorne Ryan Heimlich Judith Hill David Hopper and Shari Maxson Hopper Christopher Ivey Norma Jones Barbara Leach John and Karen Lechner Candace LiVolsi Marge Maddux Marc Mallinger and Pam Baldwin Richard Matson Jean Martin Margaret Brennan and Robert Maxey Michael Moynahan Margaret and William Pahland Joan Palmer Mary Pfeiffer Kirsten Plate Elizabeth Quivey Joel and Carrol Quivey Larry and Sheryl Root Suellen Rowlison Betty and Ernst Schoen-Rene Dennis and Margaret Schmidt, in honor of Ailsie McEnteggart Steven Schwartz Elizabeth Shea Candy Solari Becky and Bob Stofa Alice Swenson Kathy Weeks Greg Steel and Janet Wilson Robert Williams Kelly and Mike Wiltermood
Endowments provide annual support in perpetuity to the Symphony. We sincerely appreciate those who make this lasting gift to our orchestra.
The Robert and Anne Morgan Endowment
The North State Symphony is honored to receive this very significant gift from the estate of Robert and Anne Morgan. Proceeds from the Endowment will be instrumental in providing a sound financial basis for NSS in future years, together with gifts to our annual fund from our many generous donors.
The North State Symphony Endowment
The following individuals have invested in the future of the North State Symphony by making a generous contribution to the newly established North State Symphony Endowment. The purpose of the North State Symphony Endowment is to provide a perpetual financial foundation for the Symphony ensuring its outstanding artistic vision and programs.
Susan Bruce Louis Buchholtz and Mrs. Barbara Janzen Ellen G. Chain Lorraine DeGraff Dr. Leo Kirchhoff Linda Koch Jutta Spruce Noble M. and Sally Streeter Barbara Thacker Sally Wells Louise and Robert Wilkinson
Constance L. Eccles Endowment Manuel and Gloria Esteban Endowment Phyllis Lindley Endowment Robert and Anne Morgan Endowment North State Symphony Endowment North State Symphony Scholarship Endowment Peggy Steel Endowment Contributions made after August 30 will appear in later programs. All donations are sincerely appreciated and may be sent to: North State Symphony 400 West First Street Chico, CA 95929-0805