Ventura Music Festival
Sponsors

Sponsors & Donors

Impresario Sponsors

  • Freddie & Al Contarino
  • Sandra & Jordan Laby
  • Miriam Wille

Platinum Sponsors

  • Hammer-Hewson Associates
  • Celine Gillibrand for P.W. Gillibrand Co.
  • Barbara Meister
  • Montecito Bank & Trust
  • Schwab Charitable Fund
  • 805 Living
  • Gloisten Family Charitable Foundation

Gold Sponsors

  • Pierpont Racquet Club
  • Ventura Beach Marriott

Silver Sponsors

  • Dr. Peter Cannon
  • Harrison Industries
  • Joseph P. Reardon Funeral Home & Cremation Service
  • Limoneira & Limco Del Mar
  • Rabobank
  • Aera Energy LLC

Bronze Sponsors

  • Arianna Ashkar, Brett Ashkar, John Ashkar & Family
  • Community Memorial Health Systems
  • Janet & Mark Goldenson
  • Dr. Richard & Lori Reisman
  • Pacific Western Bank

Media Sponsors

  • VC Reporter/Ventana
  • Ventura Breeze
  • Ventura County Star

*as of May 18, 2016

Founders

Diamond ~$5000~

  • Janet & Mark Goldenson
  • Sandra & Jordan Laby
  • Barbara Meister

Emerald ~$2500~

  • Nancy & Spencer Garrett
  • Donald Gloisten

Ruby ~$1000~

  • Joanie & Moustapha Abou-Samra
  • Edmund Andreas & Herb Hemming
  • Mary & Bob Braitman
  • Elena Brokaw
  • Bonnie & Don Carlton
  • Sylvia & Dr. Steven Chang
  • Betsy Chess
  • Freddie & Al Contarino
  • County Commerce Bank–Joseph Kreutz
  • Ivor Davis
  • Lynda & Fred Evans
  • Ferguson, Case, Orr, Paterson LLP
  • Barbara Fitzgerald
  • Diane & Peter Goldenring
  • Mary & Jim Harrison
  • Lydia & Tom Hopps
  • Robin Jester
  • Elise & Bill Kearney
  • Patricia Lathrop-McPherson
  • Charles Levin
  • Jeanette & Dennis Longwill
  • Natalie McCallick
  • Virginia & Tim O’Neil
  • Pacific View Mall
  • Diane & Steven Perren
  • Lori & Dr. Richard Reisman
  • Eleanor & Dr. Mark Richman
  • Timothy Smith
  • Dolores B. Taylor
  • Linda & Mike Tracy
  • Dr. Roz Warner & Dr. Michael Hogan
  • Ed & Hilda Warren
  • Jennie & David Whaley
  • Douglas Wied

Donors

Grand Patrons: $5,000 to $10,000

  • Ben Namba & Julia Campbell
  • City of Ventura
  • Smith-Hobson Foundation

Patrons Circle: $1,000

  • Eric Oltmann & Susan Van Abel

Composers Circle: $500

  • Spencer & Nancy Garrett
  • Lewis Greenwood Foundation
  • Eric & Sandra Seale

Conductors Circle: $250

  • Betsy Chess
  • Freddie & Al Contarino
      In Memory of Richard Chess, Chris Wied, Leo Maki & Norm Weitzel
  • Ivor Davis
  • Gary Lee Dickson
  • Ron & Barbara D’Incau
  • Bill & Gail Faulkner
  • Mark & Judith Fleischman
  • Don & Carol Hurley
  • Estelle Ichino
  • Scott & Patricia Johnson
  • Charles Levin
  • Paul & Christine Magie
  • Celia Sisman
  • Marta Smith

First Chair: $100

  • John Baker
  • George Berg
  • Lorelei Brillante
  • Glenda Chittenden
  • Philip Clarke
  • Todd & Cheryl Collart
  • Civil Engineer Corps Officers School–Environmental Division
      In Memory of Jonathan Cooper
  • Jerry & Ruthann Feingold
      In Honor of Barbara Meister
  • Barbara Fitzgerald
  • Anthony P. Fowkes
  • Richard & Nancy Francis
  • Ruth Gallagher
  • Spencer & Nancy Garrett
      In Memory of Micheline Sakharoff
  • Carol Reed Glow
  • Hans Grether
  • Doug Halter
  • Jessica & Harvey Harris
  • Peggy Harris
  • George Heavican
  • Ruth Johnson
  • Alan Kirschbaum
  • John & Susan Knupp
  • Sharon Krumdieck
  • Patricia Lathrop-McPherson
  • David Leoncavallo
  • Victoria Mature
  • Ed & Nell McCombs
  • Rosemary McIntyre
  • Jay Midgley
  • Barbara Niles
  • Thomas & Mary Olson
  • Steven Perren
  • Eleanor & Mark Richman
  • Sylvia Rogers & Doug Williams
  • Rolf & Carol Schoen
  • Perry & Jody Shapiro
  • Shirley & Steve Sims
  • Reed Spangler
  • Marjorie Staley
  • Melvyn & Judith Swope
  • James Uphold
  • Ed Warren
  • Gary Wiseman

Friends: $50

  • Rita Bay
  • Alan Chang
  • Roxanne Chapman
  • Carol Cole
  • Doris Cowart
  • Lynn Creighton
  • Jen Duliakas
  • Ed & Fran Elson
  • Linda Fisher
  • Diane & Alan Gordon
  • Evelyn Grosfield
      In Memory of Richard Chess
  • Donna Hamer
  • Cheryl Heitmann
      In Memory of Micheline Sakharoff
  • Carol Howe
  • Eunice Koch
  • Ronald S. Kopp
  • Geoffrey & Nancy Loman
  • Lelah Lombard
  • Rita & Marvin March
  • Erendira McCormcik
  • Marian Pasternack
  • Michael Putman
  • Mark & Siri Rochin
  • Jacqueline Simons
  • Judith Streamer
  • Will Thompson
  • Warren & Jane Totten
  • Daniel Uhlar
  • Sandra K. Wasgatt
  • Duane Waters
  • Linda Wise

Donors recognized here made contributions to the Ventura Music Festival between May 1, 2014 and March 1, 2015. 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
Dr. Richard & Lori Reisman