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Individual Donors

We are grateful to the following individuals, and to the nearly 10,000 donors whose Guaranty Fund gifts help sustain the Minnesota Orchestra each year.

  • Anonymous, Clarinet section
  • Trudi Anderson and Joseph Green, Librarians
  • Cy and Paula DeCosse Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation, Flute and Piccolo section
  • Martha Head, Trumpet section
  • Kathy and John Junek, Linda and Warren Mack, Viola section
  • Al and Kathy Lenzmeier, First Violin section
  • Nancy and John Lindahl, Bass section
  • Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Second Violin section
  • Jennine and John Speier, Cello section
  • Margaret VB Wurtele, Oboe section

Presenter's Circle

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Julie and Doug Baker, Jr. Foundation
  • Kathy and Charlie* Cunningham
  • Kenneth N.* and Julia W. Dayton
  • Curtis Dunnavan
  • Rosemary and David Good
  • Margot and Paul Grangaard
  • Lawrence Family Foundation/Dr. Mary and Jim Lawrence
  • Doug* and Louise Leatherdale
  • Virginia and Ron Lund
  • Christina and Terry Schopfer
  • Donald E. Benson
  • Margee and Will Bracken
  • Amy and Evan Carruthers
  • John W. Dayton
  • Beverly and Richard Fink
  • Stanley M. and Luella G. Goldberg
  • Beverly N. Grossman
  • Arthur Higinbotham
  • Karen and Stanley Hubbard
  • Cynthia and Jay Ihlenfeld
  • Helen E. and Daniel T. Lindsay Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Joseph and Janice Lueken Family Foundation
  • Nivin and Duncan MacMillan Foundation
  • Katie and Bill Miller
  • David and Leni Moore Family Foundation
  • Betty Myers
  • Rick and Jean* Simmons
  • Dimitrios Smyrnios and Jennifer Miller
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Margie and Pete Ankeny
  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • Rochelle and Jeff Blease
  • Tim Carl
  • Gary B. Cohen
  • Karri and Mark Copman
  • Jill and Jonathan Eisenberg
  • Elftmann Family Fund
  • Cathy and Jack Farrell
  • Laurie and Ed Greeno
  • The Gerald and Patrice Halbach Charitable Fund
  • Karen and John Himle
  • Orville C. Hognander, Jr.
  • Karen and Lloyd Kepple
  • Michael Klingensmith and Ruth Shields
  • Darlene and David Lee
  • McVay Foundation
  • Susan Moore and Douglas Winn
  • Cathy and John Muggee
  • Anita M. Pampusch, Ph.D.
  • Paradis Family Fund
  • Marilyn McGandy Ryerse* and William Ryerse
  • Jean and Robert Spong
  • Dee and Gordy Sprenger
  • Mary and Greg Sumners
  • Liz and Tim Welsh
  • Trudy and John Wilgers
  • Sri and Aks Zaheer
  • Anonymous (4)
  • Judee Arnstein and Michael Lindsay
  • Jerry L. Artz
  • Emily and Eric Backstrom
  • Maria Bales
  • Ruth and Paul* Bauhahn
  • and Mrs. Ford Watson Bell
  • Ruth and John Bergerson
  • Shari and David Boehnen
  • Sarah Brew and Family
  • Dave and Lonnie Broden
  • Michelle Miller Burns and Gary W. Burns
  • Rodney and Barbara Burwell Family Foundation
  • Richard and Mari Carlson
  • Dorothy and Douglas Chapman
  • Ralph and Jodi Chu
  • Richard Cisek* and Kay Fredericks
  • Ellie Crosby – The Longview Foundation
  • Barbara Ellwood
  • Chip and Vicki Emery
  • Kathleen and Gerald Erickson
  • Anders Folk and Angela Pennington
  • Bonnie and Bill Frels
  • FRIENDS of the Minnesota Orchestra
  • Betsy Frost and Charlie Anderson
  • Ellen Gallagher
  • Joline Gitis and Dr. Steven Miles
  • MaryAnn Goldstein and David Benditt
  • Cynthia Goplen and Michael Roos
  • William H. Halverson
  • Crystal and Jerome Hamilton
  • The John and Cynthia Hart Fund
  • Maurice and Denise Holloman
  • Ruth and John Huss
  • Milla and Phil Isaacson
  • Ray Jacobsen
  • Barbara Jordan
  • Kate Kelly and Todd Katopodis
  • Margaret Kinney
  • Martin Lueck and Mallory Mullins
  • Angela and Patrick Mahoney
  • Jim and Jane Matson
  • Michael Merrick
  • Charles and Carolyn Meyer
  • Anne W. Miller
  • Sandy and Bob* Morris
  • Donald G. and Beverly J. Oren Charitable Gift Fund
  • Carol Peterson and Darren Acheson
  • Thomas D. and Nancy J. Rohde
  • Lisa Rovick, in memory of Jim and Joan Peterson
  • Bob and Linda Schreiner
  • Miriam A. Seim
  • Jacqueline Smith
  • Thomas Stocks and Roma Calatayud-Stocks
  • Barbara J. Telander
  • Gregg Thomas and Carol Downie
  • Judy and Paul Trump
  • Lisa Valensi and Brian Tilzer
  • Erik van Kuijk and Virginia van Kuijk Brooke
  • Osmo Vänskä and Erin Keefe
  • Catherine R. and Steven Webster
  • Laurel and Frank* Winsor

Maestro's Circle

  • Anonymous (1)
  • James M. and Elizabeth K. Fulford
  • Tim Geoffrion
  • Hubert Joly
  • Connie and Bruce Langager
  • Carole and Rick* Wiederhorn
  • Rear Admiral Ray C. and Jean K. Witter
  • James Zeese and William Herrmann
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Ellen Archibald
  • Susan and Lloyd Armstrong
  • Mary Kay Arthur
  • Karen and James Ashe
  • Annette Atkins
  • In memory of June and Sid Barrows
  • George and Denise Bergquist
  • Laura and Jon Bloomberg
  • Dorothy Boen
  • Betty Borman
  • Carolyn* and Bob Brix
  • Michael and Carol Bromer
  • Jean and Bruce M. Carlson
  • Emmett F. Carpel and Katherine Meehan
  • Cinda Collins
  • Alyce Mae Cranston
  • Thomas C.* and Mary S. Detwiler
  • Hyacinth Diehl
  • Steve and Janet Dietrich
  • Dave and Pat Drew
  • Joyce and Hugh Edmondson
  • Camie and Jack Eugster
  • Mina Fisher and Paul Ogren
  • Terrance Fox
  • James and Julie Gasper
  • Charles A. Geer Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Lynn A. Glesne
  • Jane and David Gregerson
  • Myrtle C. Grette
  • Grinnell Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Barbara J. Gullickson
  • Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison
  • In memory of Gertrude C. Hartung
  • Heidi and Chris Hedberg
  • Jon and Beverly Holt
  • Dorothy J. Horns and James P. Richardson
  • Fran and Arthur Horowitz
  • Carmelle and Byron Jackson
  • Ann Jennen and Bruce Jacobs
  • Charlie Johnson
  • Nancy and William Jones
  • Janice and Robert Keefe
  • Warren and Patty Kelly
  • Melissa and Peter Kim
  • Judith Ann Kinsey
  • Tim and Karen Klevar
  • Nancy and Bob Kloehn
  • Judith Krow and David MacMillan
  • Sheila and Stephen Lieberman
  • Diana Lee Lucker
  • Mike Luger and Nancy Heim
  • Holly MacDonald and John Orbison
  • Carol Ann and Harvey Mackay
  • Helmut and Mary Maier
  • Dick and Joyce H. McFarland Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Noah and Beth Monsen
  • Ann and Alfred Moore
  • NaLa Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • David and Karen Olson Family Foundation
  • Caryl and Ernest Pierson
  • Nancy and James Proman
  • Roy and Judie Redman
  • Kit Reynolds and Mike Schwimmer
  • Lois and John Rogers
  • Deborah and Allan Schneider
  • Kathleen Kay Simo, M.D.
  • Douglas and Katherine Skor
  • Peter Spokes
  • Mary Hershberger Thun and David Thun
  • James D. Torbert
  • Marcia K. Townley
  • Mary W. Vaughan
  • Trish and Ed Vaurio
  • Jorge Velosa and Dr. Chris Sigurdson
  • Edward Wagner
  • Don Allan Wells*
  • Ben and Mary Whitney Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Betty Ann and Cornie Wiens
  • John Windhorst
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Dennis P. Albrecht
  • Todd and Allyson Aldrich
  • JoAnn and Tom Ambrose
  • Suzanne Ammerman
  • Beverly Anderson
  • Bob and Nancy Anderson Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • In loving memory of Stanley J. Anderson RADM USN and Lora Anderson
  • Arnar Family Fund
  • William and Kristin* Bahl
  • Carole and Doug Baker
  • Karen Baker
  • Janet and Mary Balej
  • Allen and Andra Barnard
  • Jeannine and Robert Befidi
  • Carl and Joan Behr
  • Russell and Rebecca Bierbaum
  • Michael J. Blum and Abigail Rose
  • Tyrone and Delia Bujold
  • John L. Burbidge
  • Krzysztof Burhardt and April L. Spas
  • Jon and Jean Carlson
  • and Mrs. Benton J. Case, Jr.
  • James Chase
  • Yvonne Cheek and Mike Kirkwood
  • Paul and Edna Christopherson Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Karen* and Don Ciske
  • C. Scott and Nerissa Collins
  • Gisela Corbett and Peter Hyman
  • Jeanne Corwin
  • Russell Cowles
  • James and Roberta Craig
  • David and Kitty Crosby
  • Gary R. Cunningham
  • Duncan N. and Renea Topp Dayton
  • Richard and Lucille DeRemee
  • Deborah Dillaway and Alan Lifson
  • Mary Dolan – The Longview Foundation
  • Jayne and Jim Early
  • Mary Ebert and Paul Stembler
  • Carolyn and Don Egeberg
  • Clare Eisenberg and Colin Carleton
  • The Ekdahl Hutchinson Family Fund
  • James and Elizabeth Ericksen
  • John J. Erickson
  • Catherine L. Fischer
  • Bill and Kathy Fox
  • Patricia Freeburg
  • Daniel and Carol Frenning
  • Lisa Gault
  • Leland and Beverly Gehrke
  • Dan and Marty Gilbert
  • Michael Gillis and Gretchen Schnell
  • Meg and Wayne Gisslen
  • Bill and Paula Glade
  • Myra and Roger Greenberg
  • Jennifer Gross
  • and Mrs. J. R. Guerino
  • Donald and Marion Hall
  • Rieke and Craig Hankins
  • Burt Hara, in loving memory of Julie Hara
  • Lorraine Hart
  • Russell Haywood
  • John and Jean Hedberg
  • Don Helgeson and Sue Shepard
  • Polly Henderson
  • Helen and Curt Hillstrom
  • Diane and Tony Hofstede
  • Cara Gould Holmberg and David Holmberg
  • Jean McGough Holten
  • Robert* and Sondra Howe
  • Penny Hunt
  • Garin Ipsen
  • Marlene and Cecil Jacobs
  • Cathryn and Dale Jacobson
  • Frank and Roxy Janezich
  • Beth and Karl Johansson
  • Marshall and Barbara Johnson
  • Gail M. Jones
  • John and Kris Kaplan
  • Shirley and Arnie Kaplan
  • Kathleen and Charles Kauffman
  • Andrea and Robert Kircher
  • Brian Kleinke and Erin Winchell
  • Nita Krevans
  • Cleo Kriesel
  • Lindsay Kruh
  • Barbara and Robert Kueppers
  • Judy and Harold Kuller
  • Harold and Grace Kurtz Fund
  • Nancy M. Lange
  • Darlene Lee
  • Stefanie Ann Lenway and Tom Murtha
  • Ilo and Margaret Leppik
  • Sharon and Phil Lindau
  • Susan K. Mahle and Betty A. Friesen
  • Karen Margolis and Robert Simonds
  • Mary and Ron Mattson
  • Barbara McBurney
  • Nancy and Roger McCabe Foundation
  • Sam and Patty McCullough
  • Anne McKinsey
  • Robert and Laurie McNeill
  • Mandy Meisner
  • Marlys and Robert Melius
  • Mary and Bob Mersky
  • Charles Mitchell
  • Lucy C. Mitchell – The Longview Foundation
  • George E. Muellner
  • Deb Mundinger
  • Katherine Murphy
  • Gillian and Roy Myers
  • Bob and Carolyn Nelson
  • Marilyn Nelson
  • Kathryn Newsome-Herr and Thomas Herr
  • Lisa Niforopulos
  • Elinor K. Ogden
  • Robert J. Owens
  • Richard and Ruta Palmer, in memory of Elizabeth Palmer Meisinger
  • Gary N. and Barbara J. Petersen Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Dwight and Marjorie Peterson
  • Patricia Ploetz
  • Donna and James Radford
  • Beth Rapier and Tony Ross
  • Barbara and William Read
  • Sandra Bemis Roe
  • Tamara and Michael Root
  • Kurt and Lesley Ann Rusterholz
  • Mary Anne and Donald Ryks
  • Shirley and Michael Santoro
  • Jon Schasker* and Deborah Carlson
  • Buddy Scroggins and Kelly Schroeder
  • Carol and Rick Seaberg
  • Vibhu and Julia Sharma
  • Rebecca and John Shockley
  • Craig and Mariana Shulstad
  • Mark and Mary Sigmond
  • Madeline Simon
  • Richard H. and Mary Jo Skaggs
  • William and Marcelyn Smale
  • Kevin and Lynn Smith
  • Kevin L. Smith and Beverly J. Zimmer
  • Charles Sorenson
  • Steven and Gwen Starr
  • Arturo L. Steely
  • George and Betty Kay Stein
  • Robert and Sandra Stein
  • Julie Stewart
  • John and Jennifer Stoltenberg
  • Marcia and John Stout
  • Mary J. Streitz
  • Donald M. Sullivan, in memory of R. Patricia Sullivan
  • Claudia and Dick Swager
  • Marsha and Gary Tankenoff
  • Doris and Delroy Thomas
  • DoraLee Delzell Throckmorton*
  • Ross Tolbert
  • Louise A. Town, M.D.
  • David and Janice Tweet
  • Stephanie C. Van D'Elden
  • Sharon Van Dyck and Rick Kelber
  • Jim and Sharon Walker
  • Bill and Martha Warner
  • Dee Weaver
  • William and Barbara Welke
  • Marion and Dave Williams
  • Steve Williamson
  • Philip Heffelfinger Willkie
  • Douglas and Laurinda Sager Wright
  • Sandra and Dale Wucher

Concertmaster's Circle

  • Anonymous (20)
  • Alden and Elizabeth (Bette) Abraham Charitable Gift Fund
  • Alberta Adams
  • Stan and Natalie Adler
  • John and Cheryl Adolphson
  • Rebecca Albers
  • Terry and Sara Viker Althoff
  • Bruce T. Anderson
  • Ray and Marilyn Anderson
  • Steven Anderson and Barbara Randolph Anderson
  • Lauren and Greg Anthony
  • Nina Archabal
  • Frederick M. and Catherine B. Asher
  • Michael and Yoshie Babcock
  • Kay C. Bach
  • Jo and Gordon Bailey, Jr.
  • Ralph and Lois Ballinger
  • Jane Batcheller
  • Muriel J. Bebeau
  • Mary Anne and Donald Bennett
  • Chip and LuAnn Berglund
  • Terry Bergman
  • Edward and Patricia* Berkley
  • Scott Berry and Kathryn Johnson
  • Denise Beusen
  • Amanda Birkhead
  • Susan J. Blumentals
  • Ellen Bogardus-Szymaniak
  • Gordon A. Braatz
  • Allan Bradley
  • Joseph and Elizabeth Brama
  • Christopher and Tiffany Brand
  • Steve and Gail Brand
  • Carol Brandenburg
  • Fredric and Deborah Bremseth
  • Ellen and Jan Breyer
  • Kristen Bruya and Andy Chappell
  • Ron and Mary* Budd
  • Cleo and Eugen Cabuz
  • Martha A. and Ronald F. Caldwell
  • James P. Callahan
  • Anne Wright Campbell
  • Kathleen and Paul Campbell
  • Phillip M. and Cheryl A. Carlson
  • Tim Carlson
  • Ruth and Alan* Carp
  • Thomas C. and Anne D. Carrier
  • and Mrs. Collins Cavender
  • Alice Cederberg, in memory of Herb Cederberg
  • Scott and Jill Chamberlain
  • Sarah and Matt Chaplin
  • Cynthia Chapman
  • Ann and Bruce Christensen
  • Arnold Chu and I-ming Shih
  • Patricia Clarke
  • David Colwell
  • Andrew Compton and Melissa Grette-Compton
  • Paula Cooney and Aldo Walker
  • Carolyn and Edward Cushing
  • Ted and Carol Cushmore Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Rosemary T. Dahl
  • James and Gretchen Davidson
  • Donald Davies
  • Linda and Philip Dech
  • David Doty
  • John and Maureen Drewitz
  • Marian M. Ducharme
  • Jean Eastman
  • Laura and Tim Edman
  • Suzanne Edwards
  • Brad and Cindy Eggen
  • Tracy Elftmann
  • Keith and LeAnna Erickson
  • Lee Ann and Jeff Ettinger
  • Alexa and Stephen Fang
  • Michelle Fitzgerald and Jonathan Guyton
  • The Connie Foote Family Fund
  • Kenneth and Gwendolyn Freed
  • John and Karen Froelich
  • Carole and Roger Frommelt
  • Jeffrey and Mary Frush, Frush Family Foundation
  • Martha Gabbert
  • Phillip and Bonnie Gainsley
  • Nancy and Jack Garland
  • Joyce and Charles Gauck
  • Walter and Raeanna Gislason
  • John L. and Marybess D. Goeppinger
  • Lynn E. Goodwyne
  • Robert and Jean Grams
  • Debra and Todd Grant
  • Beth and Curt Gray
  • Elizabeth and James Grimmer
  • Sieglinde and Edward Grivna
  • Mary and Thomas Gross
  • Paula and Michael Gross
  • Roger Gross and Mary Dunnavan
  • Joan Growe and Tom Moore
  • Jean Christianson Grussing and Bruce D. Grussing Family Fund
  • Robert and Julie Guelich
  • Bruce and Judith Hadler
  • Yera Hagopian
  • Heather and Nils Halker
  • Mark and Lana Halldorson
  • Roger B. Hallgren, M.D.
  • Charlene Hara
  • Thomas Hatch
  • Elisabeth Heefner
  • David and Kris Henderson
  • Linda and Jeffrey Hernes
  • David Hilden and Julie Railsback
  • Judith and Walter Hinck
  • Paul and Carol Hinderlie
  • Karen Lundmark Holmes
  • Nancy and Spencer Holmes
  • Stanley and Jane Hooper
  • Charles Horwitz
  • Marylyn and Kent Howe
  • Patricia and Robert Hoyt
  • Carlton Hunke and Kate Haugen
  • Sally Hwang
  • Martha and Rich Ingram
  • Andrea and Gary Iseminger
  • Brian E. Jacobs
  • Paul Jansen and Janet R. Hopper
  • The Jeffs
  • Ned and Angie Jenks
  • Susan Jerutis
  • James and Mary Jetland
  • Audrey Aronson Johnson
  • Darold E. and Carol O. Johnson
  • Paula and Bryce Johnson
  • and Mrs. Richard V. Johnson
  • John and Marcia Jones
  • Sally and Charles Jorgensen
  • Georgia and Joe Kandiko
  • Martin and Carole Kaplan
  • Andrew and Virginia Kass
  • Kathryn E. Keefer
  • Marilyn and Jack Kemme
  • Rosemary Kessler
  • Martin J. Kirsch
  • David J. Klaiber
  • William and Sarah Kling
  • Maynard L. Koopmann
  • Susan Kressin and James Radtke
  • James Kunz
  • Michael and Joanne Lamb
  • Jim and Amy Lamphere
  • Barbara Larson
  • Kenyon S. Latham
  • Benjamin and Ruth Leadholm
  • Anne and Charles Leck
  • Ricky Ledford
  • Karen S. Lee
  • Gordon E. Legge and Wendy Willson Legge
  • Jean and Laurence LeJeune
  • Fern Letnes
  • Stephen Lillyblad
  • Virginia Lindow
  • John R. Litch
  • George Logan and Susan Holman
  • William Lohman
  • Gloria Luger
  • Wendy Lukaszewski
  • Mary Ellen and John Lundsten
  • Carl and Evangeline Lundstrom
  • Barbara Lyall
  • George and Gini MacDonald
  • Karen and Alex MacMurdo
  • Stephen and Kathi Austin Mahle
  • Rhoda and Don Mains
  • Anita Makar
  • Dorothy and Toby Markowitz
  • Donald S. Masler
  • Tammy Nelson Mattson
  • The Mauriel Family Foundation
  • Kay and Mike McCarthy
  • Marcia McConkey
  • Tami McConkey
  • Peter and Kimberly McGuire
  • Susan and Tom McGuire
  • Mary H. and J. Milo Meland Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Tom Melchior
  • William C. Michaelis and Ellory Christianson
  • Tim Miley and Dr. Mary Miley
  • David J. Miller and Mary Dew
  • Evelyn Miller
  • John W. Miller, Jr.
  • Mike and Carol Milligan
  • Elizabeth Molberg
  • Carol and Jim Moller
  • Inar and Susan Morics
  • Charlotte and Fred Morrison
  • Chris and Jack Morrison
  • Ann Morrissey and Bruce Jacobson
  • Carolyn Mueller
  • Marlene and John Mulrooney
  • Thomas Mungavan and Carol Keers
  • Anne Murray and George Edmonson
  • Marybeth Nelson
  • Rodney L. Nelson
  • Sue and Doug Nelson
  • William C. Nesheim
  • Lucia Newell and Steven Wiese
  • Richard and Joan Newmark
  • and Mrs. Leonard Nordstrom
  • Miluska Novota
  • Maggie O’Connor and Linda Ridlehuber
  • Paul and Jeana Ogren
  • Sandy Okinow
  • Claire T. Olson
  • Tamrah and Stephen O'Neil
  • Ruth and Ahmad Orandi
  • Mary Claire Owen
  • Minsok Pak and Carrie Shuchart
  • Derrill Pankow
  • Sotirios Parashos and Christina Phill
  • Kristen and Michael Paulsen
  • Bill and Sami Pelton
  • Ann and Robert Perkins
  • Susan J. Perkins
  • Richard and Shari Perrine
  • Tom Peterson
  • Kay Phillips and Jill Mortensen Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Kay Pickett
  • Lawrence Pitsch and Gail Gresser-Pitsch
  • Mark and Janet Pladson
  • Heidi and Dick Poey
  • Joe and Sara Pohlad
  • Anne and John Polta
  • Marian Priest
  • Marilyn Pyle
  • Linda and Brad Quarderer
  • Lawrence Redmond
  • Sara Reed
  • Warren Regelmann and Marilyn Joseph
  • Remele Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Chris Rence
  • Jack and Ede Rice
  • Sharon and Bill Richardson
  • Paul F. and Eugenie Rolvaag
  • David and Kathy Rothenberger
  • James and Aileen Rowe
  • Sandra D. Sandell
  • John and Carolyn Sandgren
  • Karen and Steve Sanger
  • Leon Satran, M.D. and Alma J. Satran
  • Stephen Schaefer
  • Luke Schallinger
  • Alex Scheel
  • Julie Schlueter
  • and Mrs. E. Nick Schmit
  • Bernie Schmitt
  • Catherine Schubilske
  • Pat and Tom Scott
  • and Margaret Selfridge
  • Barbara and Don Selinger
  • Marge and Ed Senninger
  • Mary Shamrock
  • Emily and Dan Shapiro
  • Gale Sharpe
  • Paul J. Shea, in memory of Gerry H. Shea
  • Susan and Lawrence Sheets
  • Lois R. Siegel
  • Jack and Brenda Sielaff
  • Dorothy J. and Mike Simpson
  • Cara Sjodin and Scott Stensrud
  • Charles W. Skrief and Andrea M. Bond
  • Angela and Nicholas Skrowaczewski
  • Linda and J. Patrick Smith
  • Ardath Solsrud
  • William and Renate Sperber
  • Dennis Stanton
  • William and Mary Steinbicker
  • David M. Steinhaus
  • B. and Patricia A. Stevens
  • Charles and Paula Streiff
  • Jami Stromberg
  • Linnea Stromberg-Wise and Jim Wise
  • Pirkko Suominen
  • Jerry Swenson
  • Rose A. Switzer
  • Mayer and Elizabeth Tapper
  • Judith and Paul A. Tarabek
  • Annette and John Taylor
  • Anthony Thein
  • Kay A. Thomas and James W. Rustad
  • Daniel C. and Trudy Thompson
  • John Toso and Janet Johnshoy
  • Eric J. Trosdahl and Larry Loyer
  • Carol and Lynn Truesdell
  • Marian and Rich Van Dellen
  • Paula Vesely
  • Bernie and Jan Wagnild
  • Hollida Wakefield
  • Alice and Fred Wall
  • Maxine H. Wallin
  • Ann Walton
  • David and Patricia Watkins
  • Melanie and David Watkins
  • Suzanne and Hugh Watson
  • Paul Wehling
  • Chris and Jill Westermeyer
  • John and Nedra Wicks
  • Christina and Stewart Widdess
  • Barbara and James Willis
  • Lani Willis and Joel Spoonheim
  • Eleanor and Fred Winston – The Longview Foundation
  • Barbara Winthrop
  • Peg and Dick Woellner
  • Rita Wolf
  • Kristofer and Ellison Yahner
  • Eric and Joann Ludeman Yost
  • Kevin Zhang and Anna Y. Hsu

The Laureate Society

The Laureate Society recognizes those who have included the Minnesota Orchestra in their estate plans.

  • Anonymous (45)
  • Mary Adams
  • Dennis Albrecht
  • Meredith B. Alden*
  • Thomas and Donna Alt
  • Mary Alverson
  • Frances V. Anderson*
  • Karen L. Anderson and Dr. Karol L. Jensen*
  • Kenneth Gene Anderson*
  • Rolf L. Andreassen, M.D.
  • DeWalt Ankeny, Sr.*
  • John and Dr. Virginia Lupo Ankeny
  • Evelyn and Stuart Lane Arey*
  • Susan and Lloyd Armstrong
  • Jerry L. Artz
  • William G. Asp*
  • Howard B. Atkin, M.D.
  • Elisabeth M. Ayers-Diemke*
  • Carole and Doug* Baker, Sr.
  • Edward* and Karen Baker
  • Julie M. and Douglas M. Baker, Jr.
  • Rosalyn and Michael Baker*
  • Edward L. Bakewell, Jr.*
  • Earl* and Doris Bakken
  • Maria G. Bales
  • Bernard D. Barton in honor of Doris Barton
  • Richard S. Bauder*
  • Paul and Ruth Bauhahn
  • Charles Baxter
  • Atherton and Winifred Bean*
  • Elinor Watson Bell*
  • Thomas D. Bell*
  • and Mrs. Judson Bemis*
  • Catherine Joan Benson
  • Marilyn C. Benson*
  • Ruth M. and Howard H. Berg*
  • Paul R. Berndt
  • Bruce and Arline* Beutel
  • and Mrs. Bruce Bicknell*
  • Robert and Rebecca Binder
  • Janis* and Susan Blumentals
  • John T. and Barbara J.* Boatwright
  • Phillip Bohl and Janet Bartels
  • Emily and Charles Boigenzahn
  • Bob Boldt*
  • Karen Bolstad*
  • Penny Bond and Chuck Grimsrud
  • Edward H. Borkon
  • Gordon A. Braatz
  • Margaret A. Bracken
  • Robert D. Brendsel*
  • Dianne Brennan
  • Larry and Ellen Marie Brentzel
  • David R. Brink*
  • Bob and Gail Brinkworth
  • Cynthia Eddy Britt*
  • Bob and Carolyn* Brix
  • Carol and Michael Bromer
  • and Mrs. Clarence K. Bros*
  • Susan J. Bruce
  • Tyrone and Delia Bujold
  • T. Bundy 2d
  • Russ Bursch and Lee Mauk
  • James P. Callahan
  • Joan and Gary Capen
  • Deborah Carlson
  • Joe* and Pat Carlson
  • June Carlson and Katherine Carlson*
  • Mari and Dick Carlson
  • Leonard G. and Geraldine K. Carpenter*
  • Tom and Nicky Carpenter*
  • Richard Casement
  • Keith and Dona Caswell*
  • Mark and Robin Caufman
  • William and Nancy Child
  • Judith A. Christensen*
  • Nadia Christensen
  • The Paul Christopherson Family
  • Richard M. Cisek*
  • Karen* and Don Ciske
  • Dave and Carolyn Cleveland
  • and Mrs. John I. Coe*
  • Barbara Cohen
  • Robert Collins
  • Dave Colwell
  • Elizabeth Cook*
  • Diane and Stanley Coombes
  • James P. Corson*
  • Michael and Catherine Crane
  • Alyce Mae Cranston
  • Tom* and Ellie Crosby, Jr.
  • Marion Cross*
  • Charles* and Kathy Cunningham
  • Steven J. Curnow
  • Andrew Czajkowski
  • Ann M. David*
  • Tom E. Davis
  • Kenneth N.* and Julia W. Dayton
  • Cy and Paula DeCosse
  • John and Sanja DeGarmo
  • Vi Victoria Deiro*
  • Laura Delavie
  • Carol and Charles M. Denny, Jr.*
  • Merlin* and Barbara Dewing
  • William C. and Corinne J. Dietrich*
  • Arline B. Dimond*
  • and Mrs. George H. Dixon*
  • Keith M. and Linda M. Donaldson
  • Esther B. Donovan*
  • Ernest F. Dorn*
  • Edna C. Downing*
  • Carl B. Drake, Jr.*
  • Holly Beth Duevel
  • Mary Beth Eagan
  • Morris and Marcia Eaton
  • Mary Anne Ebert and Paul Richard Stembler
  • Sally Economon*
  • Hugh and Joyce Edmondson
  • Jill and Jonathan Eisenberg
  • Kent and Katherine Eklund
  • E. Duane and Marlene* Engstrom
  • James E. Ericksen*
  • John J. Erickson
  • Dan and Marilyn Erwin*
  • Pamela Étienne-Planche
  • William Etter
  • Emogene Becker Evans*
  • Tom* and Corrine Feinberg
  • Mary Ann Feldman*
  • Gertrude Hill Ffolliott
  • Catherine C. Finch*
  • Birdie and Bob Fischer*
  • Donna Fiterman
  • Mary Goff Fiterman*
  • * and Mrs. Henry Flesh
  • Clifford C. Fortin, Ph.D.*
  • Charles and Tanya Foster*
  • Clarence G. Frame*
  • Salvatore S. Franco
  • Leland and Marles Frankman
  • Adele A. and Donald E. Garretson*
  • Charles and Joyce Gauck
  • Regis F. Gaudet*
  • Lois and Larry Gibson*
  • Emma Gilbert*
  • Marvin and Randy Gilman*
  • Meg and Wayne Gisslen
  • Barbara E. Glas
  • Dr. Marvin E. Goldberg*
  • Stanley M. and Luella G. Goldberg
  • Fred Gordon*
  • Polly B. Gordon
  • Stephen Gordon
  • Robert* and Ellen Green
  • Edward and Laurie Greeno
  • Jane and David Gregerson
  • George Grim*
  • Marjorie* and Joseph Grinnell
  • Bud* and Beverly Grossman
  • Marise Evadne Gustafson* Memorial
  • Michelle Hackett
  • Evelyn Sonnack Halverson*
  • William H. Halverson
  • Dale Hammerschmidt and Mary Arneson
  • Ruth Evarts Hanold*
  • Donald T. Hansen*
  • Deborah Hanson
  • Fredrice Nord Hause
  • Stella J. Hawkinson*
  • Heidi and Chris Hedberg
  • John and Jean Hedberg
  • Roy P. and Barbara L. Heinrich
  • Kris and David Henderson
  • Paul* and Jeannette Hermans
  • Fredrick J. Hey* and Toney Frampton*
  • Walt and Judy Hinck
  • Leonard and Mary Lou Hoeft*
  • Susan Jane Fey Hoffe*
  • Al Hoffman*
  • Gertrude Hognander*
  • Orville C. Hognander, Jr.
  • Nancy J. Holland*
  • Cara Gould Holmberg and David Holmberg
  • Karen Lundmark Holmes
  • Spencer and Nancy Holmes
  • Deborah L. Hopp
  • Norma L. Hovden*
  • Bradley A. Hoyt
  • Hella Mears Hueg*
  • David and Wonhi Hurd
  • David J. Hyslop
  • Andrea and Gary Iseminger
  • Dale and Cathryn Jacobson
  • Sherry H. James* and James B. Preus
  • Truman* and Leila Jeffers
  • Blair Jenness*
  • and Mrs. Einar O. Johnson*
  • and Mrs. Frank E. Johnson*
  • Gregory and Mary Johnson
  • Gustave F. Johnson*
  • Jerry Johnson and Larry Montan
  • Klara Johnson*
  • Margaret L. Johnson
  • Marshall and Barbara Johnson
  • Mary and Ray Johnson*
  • Paul C. Johnson, Jr.*
  • Suzanne M. Johnson
  • Inky Johnstone*
  • Gail M. Jones
  • Barbara A. Jordan
  • Charles R. and Sally B. Jorgensen
  • John and Kathy Junek
  • Richard Y. Kain
  • Markle and Charlotte Karlen*
  • Jeannine* and Bill Karnes
  • Laurie E. Karnes
  • David and Barbara Kearn
  • Mary Keithahn
  • and Mrs. Stephen A. Keller*
  • Kearnan Kelly
  • David Keyes
  • Robin Keyworth and Steven Haasl
  • Jon N. Kietzer
  • Pamela Kildahl
  • Jonathon E. and Linda V. Killmer
  • Margaret L. Kilroe*
  • Pam and Dan Kjellman
  • Bernice L. Klask*
  • Jannette C. Koenen*
  • Donald R. Koessel*
  • Michael and Harriette Krasnoff
  • George and Louise Krause
  • Irene D. Kreidberg*
  • Rachel Krevans*
  • Felice and Mervin Kronfeld*
  • Lindsay J. Kruh
  • Harold P. and Grace A. Kurtz
  • Claude and Lorraine Lammers*
  • Stephen C. Larson*
  • Doug* and Louise Leatherdale
  • David R. and Darlene A. Lee
  • Charlotte Lehman*
  • Allen and Kathy Lenzmeier
  • Irving and Gwen Lerner
  • Tom and Rhoda Lewin*
  • F. Bruce Lewis*
  • and Mrs. Ward B. Lewis*
  • John and Nancy Lindahl
  • Clarkson* and Nancy Lindley
  • Barbara S. Longfellow*
  • Dawn M. Loven
  • Wendy Lukaszewski
  • Patricia Lund*
  • Ron and Virginia Lund
  • Dennis Lundgren and Dale Simpson
  • Linda and Warren Mack
  • Kimberley A. MacLennan
  • Susan K. Mahle and Betty A. Friesen
  • Patrick and Angela Mahoney
  • Richard Maier
  • Fred and Karen Malver
  • James and Rebecca* Matson
  • and Mrs. Thomas E. Mauszycki
  • Sue McAllister
  • Katie McCurry
  • Mildred E. McGonagle*
  • Dan and Pam McGowan
  • Mary Ann McGuire
  • Ann Marie McIntire
  • Anne McKinsey
  • Mary E. McKinsey*
  • Harriet and Bill* Mears
  • Roberta Megard
  • Tom Melchior
  • Marlys and Robert Melius
  • Paul Mellblom and Peter Farstad
  • Margaret and Walter Meyers*
  • William C. Michaelis
  • Marlys Joan Michels*
  • Evelyn Miller
  • Rudolph W. and Gladys D. Miller*
  • Mike and Carol Milligan
  • Beverly Montgomery
  • Carol C. Moore
  • Gerald F. and Joyce G. Moran
  • Kristina K. Morden
  • Margaret Morris*
  • Betty Myers
  • Douglas Myhra and John Clingerman
  • James Nastoff
  • Art and Jan Nelson
  • Glen D. Nelson* and Marilyn Carlson Nelson
  • Marybeth Nelson
  • Rodney L. Nelson
  • Frederic D. Nemer, M.D.
  • Mabeth Neslund*
  • Ann Newhall* and Richard Schleuss
  • Richard and Joan Newmark
  • Frances Norbeck*
  • Margaret O’Connor*
  • Dale and Nancy Olseth*
  • Marc Ondrechen and Shelly Rae Linnell
  • Gregory W. Onstad
  • Marsha and Warren Oskey
  • Bea Ourada
  • Anita M. Pampusch, Ph.D., and Frank J. Indihar, M.D.*
  • Gordon C. and Harriet D. Paske*
  • Terry and Mary Patton
  • Donna L. Pauley*
  • Robert and Ruth Paulson*
  • Ruby Pediangco and Matt Shumway
  • Cora E. Peffer*
  • George T. and Jevne H. Pennock*
  • Susan J. Perkins
  • and Mrs. James W. Peter
  • Alice L. Peterson
  • Carol A. Peterson
  • Robert G. Peterson*
  • Kay Pickett
  • Corinne Griffith Pillsbury*
  • and Mrs. John S. Pillsbury, Jr.*
  • Ivan M. Policoff*
  • David and Gaylene Poretti
  • Phyllis and Bob Porter
  • Jonathan and Mary C. Preus
  • Brian G. Prokosch and Trish Huberty Prokosch
  • Nancy and James Proman
  • Rudolph A. Ptak*
  • Judith and David Ranheim
  • David J. Rasmussen
  • Ruth W. Redhead*
  • Gail Reich and David Holter
  • Jeffrey* and Martha Rice
  • Patricia S. Ringer*
  • * and Mrs. Walter M. Ringer, Jr.
  • Alison E. Roberts
  • Karen E. Robinson
  • John S. Roller*
  • John and Dorothy Roos*
  • Lee and Roberta Rosenberg
  • Kathy Ross
  • James and Aileen Rowe
  • Berneen Rose Rudolph
  • Dale M. Rundell*
  • John M. and T. Eileen Russell*
  • Ronald K. and Carol B. Rydell
  • B. Saunders*
  • Jo Ellen and H.L. Saylor
  • Trevor Schaeffer
  • Joseph Schermann
  • Frederick (Fritz) Constans Scheurer* Memorial, Associate Principal Bass
  • Karl Scheurer* Memorial, Concertmaster
  • Paul H. Schmitt*
  • Deborah and Allan Schneider
  • Bob and Shirley Schon
  • Bob and Linda Schreiner
  • Mendon F. Schutt Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Margaret J. Schweizer*
  • Dale and Kay Schwie
  • Regis and Ruth Seidenstricker*
  • Jules Selcer*
  • Jeanne L. Shank*
  • Laura and Mike Shannon
  • Gale Sharpe
  • David M. Shea
  • Ruth M. Shipley*
  • John and Rebecca Shockley
  • Mariana and Craig Shulstad
  • David and Dana Siskind
  • James Skakoon
  • Margaret H. Skoglund*
  • Nicholas and Angela Skrowaczewski
  • Lee and Mary Slater*
  • Nancy Slaughter*
  • Holly Slocum
  • Jacqueline Smith
  • Joan T. Smith*
  • Mary L. Smith
  • The Soeffker Trust
  • Frank J. Sorauf*
  • Jennine and John Speier
  • William and Renate Sperber
  • Robert and Jean Spong
  • Dee and Gordon Sprenger
  • Richard and Carol Stahl
  • Loring M. Staples*
  • Norm* and Norma Steck
  • Betty Kay and George Stein
  • David and Gwen Steinmeyer
  • Norman and Betsy Sterrie*
  • Julie Stewart
  • John Stofko and Kenn Carlson
  • Ruth Stryker-Gordon
  • Betty J. Sullivan*
  • James L.* and June A. Swartz
  • Rebecca and Glenn Taibl
  • Robert S. Takaichi*
  • Bruce R. Taylor and Dennis M. Carey*
  • Barbara J. Telander
  • Scott Thatcher
  • Paul Rexford Thatcher, Sr.
  • Anthony Thein
  • Charles L. Thiesenhusen, M.D.
  • Gregory J. Thomas and Carol M. Downie
  • Daniel and Trudy Thompson
  • Jean Thomson
  • Barbara N. Thorkelson
  • Timothy J. Thorson
  • DoraLee Delzell Throckmorton*
  • George and Marian Toren*
  • Rachel Trockman, M.D. and Mitchell Trockman
  • John and Marcia Turcotte*
  • Janice* and David Tweet
  • Thyrza Tyrrell*
  • Joseph and Jean Urista
  • June and Vern Vendel*
  • Paula Vesely
  • Arnold and Helen Rice Walker*
  • Kirke W. and Ann Walker*
  • Mary Frances Walker
  • Gregory Wallin
  • Jack and Connie Wallinga*
  • William K. Wangensteen
  • Lowell and Carol Weber*
  • Catherine Roessler Webster and Steven Webster
  • Donald Weesner*
  • Harvey R. Weesner*
  • Dick* and Kathy Welander
  • George and Marion Welton*
  • Tom and Arlene Weyl
  • Richard* and Carole Wiederhorn
  • John and Trudy Wilgers
  • Philip Heffelfinger Willkie
  • Douglas Winn and Susan Moore
  • John and Renata Winsor*
  • Laurel and Frank H.* Winsor
  • Elizabeth M. Winston*
  • Gerald D. (Jay) Woldt
  • Donna and Mike Wolsted
  • Margie and Woody Woodhouse*
  • Dale and Sandra Wucher
  • Eric and Joann Ludeman Yost
  • Aks and Sri Zaheer
  • Mrs. Louis N. Zelle*
  • Steven and Rita Zellmer*
  • Joseph A.* and Elizabeth F. Zetah

The Minnesota Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the generous donors from whom estate gifts were received over the past year. Their dedication to the Orchestra and their vision for the Orchestra’s future is making a lasting impact. Our hearts go out to their beloved families and friends. We are deeply honored to be part of their legacies:

  • Bob Boldt*
  • Violet Victoria Deiro*
  • Mary Ann Feldman*
  • Catherine C. Finch*
  • Charles Frisch*
  • Regis Gaudet*
  • Russell G. Schroedl*
  • Nancy Slaughter*
  • Joan T. Smith*
  • Marcia Turcotte*
  • Renata Winsor*

Corporations, Foundations & Public Support

The Minnesota Orchestra is grateful to the forward-thinking businesses and foundations that value the role of the arts in making our community strong and vibrant. Their generous support fuels musical experiences that enrich, inspire and serve people throughout Minnesota, across the country, and around the world.

$250,000+

MSAB

$100,000–$249,999

Delta
Target
Star Tribune

$50,000–$99,999

Thrivent
Ameriprise
US Bank
League
McKnight
Schmitt
  • 3M
  • The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
  • Andrews-Hunt Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Best Buy Foundation
  • Carlson Family Foundation
  • Ecolab
  • Faegre Drinker and Faegre Drinker Foundation
  • Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation
  • Katherine B. Andersen Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
  • Marie H. Ankeny Legacy Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Medtronic Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • TCF Foundation
  • A Baker’s Wife
  • Beaverdale Foundation
  • Chadwick/Loher Foundation
  • The Crosswols Foundation
  • The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
  • DoubleTree Guest Suites Minneapolis
  • George Family Foundation
  • Hoeft Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Robins Kaplan LLP
  • YPSCA
  • Anna M. Heilmaier Charitable Foundation
  • Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of HRK Foundation
  • Boss Foundation
  • Charlson Foundation
  • Clinton Morrison Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Eugene U. and Mary F. Frey Family Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • The Fredrikson & Byron Foundation
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Margaret Rivers Fund
  • Mayo Clinic
  • OneNet Global
  • Rahr Foundation
  • RBC Wealth Management
  • SandCastle Foundation
  • Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner PA
  • Sir Speedy
  • Tennant Foundation
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Foundation
  • Bailey Nurseries, Inc.
  • Dellwood Foundation
  • Elizabeth C. Quinlan Foundation
  • Emerson
  • Federated Insurance
  • Felice E. Kronfeld Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Harry L. and Janet M. Kitselman Foundation
  • Margaret H. & James E. Kelley Foundation, Inc.
  • Onan Family Foundation

 

*In Remembrance

 

These listings are current as of June 14, 2021. Every effort has been made to ensure their accuracy. If your name has been inadvertently omitted or incorrectly listed, please accept our apology, and contact the Development department at 612-371-5600 or at support@mnorch.org.