List of donors...

Our Supporters

The Silicon Valley Symphony is a community orchestra, and has over the  years received many generous gifts from the community. These donations  have allowed the orchestra to invite great soloists and young talent,  as well as perform some of the most widely appreciated orchestral  pieces to its audiences. Thank you.

A BIG THANK YOU to our 2013 - 2014 Season Donors

Friend (under $100)
Jim Eby
Rita Baum
Margaret B (Peggy) Burgi
Sidney Mygatt
Wilber Wong
Daniel Lewin
Alma De Lon
Michael Locke-Paddon
John & Anneke Vandenbogaardt
Michael B & Susan E Davis
Judith M Borlase
Vivien A D'Andrea
Curtis Hawthorne
Ayumi Minamikawa
Kaaren Marquez
Wendy Dorn
Charles Feng
James Kjelland
Gregory G Gibson
Leonard Weisberg
Amy Streeper
William R & Janet L Jones
Richard & Eloise Moll

Patron ($250-600)
Robert Waarts
Claudia Engel
Joe Margevicius
Klaus W. & Ann C. Krause
Jay Perry
Billy E Robinson
Walter Cole


Associate ($100-249)
Matt Chambers
Howard Thomas
Greg Kolanek
Derek P or Sally A Freyberg
Nina Farokh Bhaisa
Helmut & Ursula Kayan
Nathan R Reed
Robert W & Joan T Leonard
Timothy D Burkhart
Suzanne Rostamizadeh
Julie A Jervis
Jacqueline W Choppelas
Paula Maurano
Anthony Ralston
Kathleen Fasenfest
Patricia Wheeler
Louis S Thompson & Alice Galenson
Hsiu Liou
Roger Steele
Katja Battarbee
David Lischinsky
Mark Barnard

Benefactor ($1000-2999)
Ranjith Jim Box

Sponsor a Soloist ($3000-5999)
Sponsor a Concert ($6000 and above)

Sponsor a Chair ($1000 or more)

  • Sponsor a chair (e.g., for a position such as Principal Cello or for a particular player.

Past Individual donors

Ruth Baylis in memory of Vincent Anthony Busam
Juliet Barrera
Joan V Boyce
Loretta Faulkner
Jeanne Taber-Johnson and
Dwight Johnson
Bryce Martens & Associates and Family
Bob C Quenelle
Bart Raynaud
David Kyser
Scott Krijnen
Jay Perry

Corporate donors

Jean and E. Floyd Kvamme Foundation
Alameda County Art Commission
American Federation of Musicians  Music Performance Trust Fund
Bay View Federal Savings
The Bernard Osher Foundation
California Arts Council
The Clorox Company Foundation
Danger Research, Inc.
Humanities and Arts Endowment Fund
Jack & Cohen Builders, Inc.
Los Altos Cultural Association
Operon Technologies, Inc.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
San Mateo County Parks and Recreation Foundation
Tarlton Properties, Inc.
San Jose Women’s Club

The Bay Area Music Foundation is fiscal sponsor for the Silicon Valley Symphony and is a 501(c)(3) professional corporation as described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Franchise Tax Code.  Contributions to the Silicon Valley Symphony are deductible under section 170 of the Code.  We are also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code.

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