Thank You!

North State Symphony in Chico and Redding

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 July 1, 2016 and up through April 24, 2017. The list will be updated over the summer.

Our University Partners

California State University, Chico
College of Humanities & Fine Arts
School of the Arts
Instructionally Related Activities
Chico Performances

Our Business Supporters

Website Design: Farrell Design Group
Program and Brochure Design: Farrell Design Group
Program Printing: Quadco
Jefferson Public Radio/Cascade Theatre

Our Media Partners

A News Cafe
Chico Enterprise Record
Chico News & Review
Jefferson Public Radio
KCHO North State Public Radio
Redding Record Searchlight
Upgraded Living

Conductors Circle

Director Level
$10,000 and above

Cooper Family Trust
Dignity Health
Estate of Clare-Louise Bates
North State Symphony League of Redding

Maestro Level

Rose Crain and Vern McHaney
Mr. Archie Emmerson and Mrs. Maria Escosa-Emmerson
Mr. Allen Hackett
Sierra Pacific Foundation

Concertmaster Level

Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Alexander
Mrs. Doris Asbill
Bank of Commerce Redding
Mrs. Margaret Bomberg
Mr. Robert Maxey and Mrs. Margaret Brennan
Dr. and Mrs. Clark Brown
Courtesy Automotive Center
Mrs. Diane Flaherty
Mrs. Diane Fossum
Dr. Charles and Mrs. Joan Genthe
Dr. Harrison Gill
Dr. Robert Hansen and Ms. Kathryn Svoboda
Mr. and Mrs. Jon Hilbert
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hillaire
Dr. Pamela Ikuta
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jackson
Jefferson Live! LLC
Mrs. Sandra Kalinowski
Dr. Leo H. Kirchhoff
Dr. Robert Zadra and
Mr. Samuel Kissee
Mrs. Louisiana Knox
Ms. Linda Koch
Mrs. Marilyn Kruschke, in memory of Dr. Earl Kruschke
Dr. and Mrs. Walter Kusumoto
Dr. and Mrs. Rush Lenroot
Mr. and Mrs. Grant Lundberg
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Lundberg
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Macias
Dr. J. Mann
Mr. Eric Marshall and Ms. Nancy Overton
Ms. Missy McArthur
The McConnell Foundation
Rupert and Joan McDowell
Dr. Ailsie McEnteggart
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Milling
North Valley Community Foundation
Olde Gold Estate Jewelry
Mrs. Darlene Paise
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Pawlicki
Ms. Darlene Quinn
Dr. Walter Schafer and Ms. Teresa Kludt
Spelts Wealth Management
Ms. Jutta Spruce
Dr. Janet Wilson and Mr. Greg Steel
Dr. Stafford Thomas and Ms. Carol Berg
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Tilles
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Weidlein
Ms. Sally Wells
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilkinson
Dr. John Winfield and Ms. Jan Clendenning


Baker’s Birkenstock
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Brown
Dr. John Busby
Calif. Cascade Assoc. for the Education of Young Children
Mr. Stephen Cummins and K. Cummins
Mr. and Mrs. George Davis
Mrs. Doreeta Domke
Ms. Constance Eccles
Mrs. Stephaney Hardie
Mr. Phillip Harvey
Mr. M. Brooks Houghton and Ms. Fran Shelton
Dr. Robert Knight and Dr. Mary Knight
Miss Candace LiVolsi
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Nichols
Dr. Edward Niepoth and
Dr. Marilyn Niepoth
Carl and Mary Peterson
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Salter
Mr. and Mrs. Kendell Seamans
Dr. William Shrum
Mrs. Gretchen Stone
Mr. and Mrs. Lance Tennis
Ms. Brooks Thorlaksson
Tong Fong Low Corp.

Concerto Level

American Assoc. of University Women
Art Etc.
Mr. and Mrs. John Aubuchon
Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Burke
Cornerstone Community Bank
Ms. Kristen Curry
Mr. and Mrs. William Curry
Ms. Liane Curtis
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Davis
Ms. Gail Herritt
Keith Herritt and Enrique Martinez, including gift in honor of Elizabeth Quivey
Kirk’s Jewelry
Law Office of Cheryl A. Forbes
Mrs. Elizabeth Leach
Ms. Henrietta Lo
Ms. Ruth Lundberg
Dr. Halkard Mackey, in memory of Mary Ann Mackey and Reba Price
Mr. and Mrs. David Memmer
Mr. Dean Moyer and
Mrs. Jenny Abbe-Moyer
Mr. Robert Odland and Mrs. Charlotte Kelly-Odland
Dr. and Mrs. George Rawley
Dr. Robert Schlising
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Shelley
Mrs. Dianne Suschil, in memory of Bob Suschil
Mr. Michael Warren
Ms. Susan E. Whitaker
Wine Time
Ms. Catherine Woods

Sonata Level

Mrs. Caroline Aldrich-Langen
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Alvistur
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Anderson
Mr. Harold Applegate
Mr. and Mrs. James Atlas
Dr. Morris Ballard and Dr. Diana Ballard
Mr. and Mrs. James Beeghly
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bergman
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Bode
Dr. Robert Bowman and Ms. Judy Kane
Mrs. Virginia Brown
Mrs. Susan Bruce
Dr. William Bunstock and Ms. Ursula Karow
Ms. Carrie Camacho
Chico Diamond Hotel, LLC
Chico Hospital For Cats
Chico Performances
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Collins
Mr. Steven Comber
Mrs. Katherine Constantinides
Cotton Party
Mr. Max Crab
Mrs. Lorraine Curtis
Dr. and Mrs. Lowell Daun
Dr. William Derr and Mrs. Louise Philippi-Derr
Mr. and Mrs. Errol Doty
Mr. and Mrs. William Dudman
Mr. and Mrs. Loren Dunlap
Ms. Trudy Dunphy
Ms. Carolyn Dusenbury
Dr. Patricia Edelmann
Mrs. Patricia Edwards
Ms. Carlece Ferry
Fitzpatrick Fund
Mr. and Mrs. David Fuller
Mrs. Leslie Howard
Dr. Robert Johnson
Mrs. Jeannie Killingsworth-Tullis
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Kimball
Kinderland Child Development Center
Mr. Christopher Koch, in honor of Linda Koch
Dr. Roger Lederer and Dr. Carol Burr
Lundberg Family Farms
Mr. James Malin
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Matthews
Ms. Margaret McMillan
Dr. Kirk Monfort and Ms. Billie Kanter
Montessori Childrens House
Mooney Farms
Nantucket Home
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Nielsen
Dr. Joyce Norman
North State Parent Magazine
Mrs. Evelyn O’Connor
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Orient and Flume
Mr. and Mrs. George Overton
Mrs. Joan Palmer
Ms. Elizabeth Quail
Dr. Ronald Reece
Mr. Alan Rellaford and Ms. Daria Booth
San Francisco Symphony
Santa Rosa Symphony
Mrs. Corinne Stott Schwartz
Mr. Howard Schweitzer
Ms. Dolores Sellers
Ms. Elizabeth Shea
Ms. Doreen Spellmann
Squeaky Clean
Ms. Nona Steinheimer
Ms. Joyce Torgerson, in honor of Stephaney Hardie
Two Twenty Restaurant
Ms. Carol Vivion
Ms. Dorothy Wills
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Yarosevich
Mr. Jon Zadra
Zucchini and Vine

Chamber Level
up to $99

Mr. Joseph Alexander
Almendra Winery and Distillery
Altum Wealth Advisors
Ms. Barbara Barasa
Basque Norte
Ms. Lynn Bowers
Dr. John Burnham
Cascade Theatre
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Chiapella
Christian and Johnson
Mr. Joseph Church
Mr. David Craig
Ms. Phyllis Dilts
Mrs. Lynette Dorenzo
Mrs. Marian Eby
Dr. and Mrs. Roger Ekins
Dr. Eric Ford
Ms. Barbara Enochian
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Gesick
Ms. Ethel Gibson
Mrs. Mary Gibson
Mrs. Marjorie Hammon
Mr. Bryan Hanson
Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Hogue
Mr. David Hopper and
Mrs. Shari Maxson Hopper
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hughes
Dr. Christopher Ivey
Ms. Deverie Jarrett
Julianne’s Jewelry
Dr. Karolyn Johnston
Ms. Jamie Keshet
Ms. Teresa Larson
Mrs. Gail Locke
Mrs. Rose-Marie Lodi
Long Creek Winery
Mrs. Gerda Lydon
Made in Chico
Mr. Richard Matson
Mrs. Paola McCarthy
Ms. Janet McMurray
Dr. and Mrs. Walter Metherell
Mom’s Restaurant
Dr. Marcia Moore
Mr. Michael Moynahan
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Mullett
New Clairvaux Vineyard
Ms. Lois Olson
Mr. and Mrs. Tibor Polgar
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Quivey
Elizabeth Quivey
Ms. Gretchen Ramsey
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Rogers
Ms. Suellen Rowlison
Ms. Sharon Shea
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Schmidt, in honor of Ailsie McEnteggart
School of the Arts
Ms. Connie Shepherd
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Siemsen
Dr. Kathryn Silliman
Mrs. Rayna Simpson
Keith Slaughter and Greg Fisher
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stofa
Dr. Robin Soloway
Rev. Gerald Summers and Mrs. Georgianna Summers
Sweet Chico Confections
The Lost Dutchman Taproom
Mrs. Freda Thorlaksson
Tres Hombres
Upper Crust Bakery
Mrs. Elizabeth Van Laan Lorenz
Ms. Judy Vickrey
Mrs. Judith Walker
Ms. Jane Wanderer
Dr. Marilyn Warrens, in memory of Dr. Robert Johnson
Ms. Kathy Weeks
Mrs. Suzanne West
Dr. Julian Zener and Dr. Grace Marvin


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

Other Endowments

Constance L. Eccles Endowment
Manuel and Gloria Esteban Endowment
Phyllis Lindley Endowment
North State Symphony Scholarship Endowment (various donors)
Peggy Steel Endowment

Thank You and Bravo!