Past sponsors

Thanks to our 2018-2019 sponsors:

  • Anonymous Donor Family (Peace, Joy & Songs of the Season)
  • Arts Midwest Touring Fund (Eighth Blackbird)
  • Sam and Mary Austin (Musique 21 concerts)
  • Lorie Seitz Barbieri and Chuck Barbieri, in loving memory of Midge Seitz (MSU ’52) (Haydn “Nelson Mass,” Choral Union and University Chorale)
  • Ken and Sandy Beall (Joseph Lulloff and Deborah Moriarty, 3/18/19)
  • Martha L. and John R. Brick (Happy Birthday Mozart!)
  • Joanne and Bill Church (West Circle Series)
  • April Clobes and Glen Brough (Strings of DSO and MSU Artists)
  • Byron and Dee Cook (The Last of the German Romantics, Richard Strauss)
  • Gretchen and Ethan Davidson (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Conrad and Judith Wharton Donakowski (Richard Sherman, 10/3/18)
  • Margie Dunn and Mark Davidoff (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Howard J. Gourwitz (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Belle and Julius Harris Visiting Artist Fund established by Lauren Julius Harris (Spring Opera and Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • The late Stanley and Selma Hollander (A Blend of Classic and Contemporary Works for Strings and Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Doug and Brenda Jewell (Piano Monster)
  • Taylor Johnston (Taylor Johnston Early Music Series)
  • Jeanne M. Kapenga, M.D. (Jane Bunnell and Marc Embree, 9/9/18)
  • Sue and Alan Kaufman (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Hari Kern and the late Ralph R. Edminster M.D. (Ralph Votapek 50th Anniversary Concert, 11/1/18)
  • Iris and Stephen Linder (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Patrick and Victoria McPharlin (MSU Professors of Jazz, 2/21/19)
  • Dr. James M. Miller and Dr. Rebecca H. Lehto (Fall Opera)
  • Mike and Midge Morrow ("Tonight," a Tribute to Leonard Bernstein)
  • MSU Alumni Association (College of Music Livestream Broadcasts)
  • MSU Federal Credit Union (Showcase Series and Spartan Spectacular)
  • Beth and the late Dr. Milton Muelder (The King of Song, Franz Schubert)
  • Jim and Geri Potchen (Johnny Gandelsman, 2/15/19)     
  • Rebecca and Alan Ross (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Jerry Schuur and Elaine Karle (Suren Bagratuni, 12/1/18)
  • Nancy and Charlie Seebeck (Treasure Troves of Schubert)
  • Elaine and Michael Serling/The Serling Institute for Jewish Studies and Modern Israel (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Drs. Lou A. and Roy J. Simon (Fairchild Fanfare and Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Brenda Sternquist (A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • Leonard and Sharon Tabaka (39th Annual Jazz Spectacular Finale Concert)
  • Dr. Robert W. Uphaus and Dr. Lois M. Rosen (Suren Bagratuni, 12/1/2018 and Treasure Troves)
  • Linn Van Dyne and Mike Knox (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Dr. Charles and Philippa Webb (Beacon Hill Music Series)
  • WKAR (Artist-Faculty Recital Series)
  • Jeff D. Williams (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)
  • Wolverine Development Corporation, Joseph Maguire (Jazz on the Grand and A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • Worthington Family Foundation (Opera Season)
  • Andrea L. Wulf (Shostakovich Symphony No. 13)

Thanks to our 2017-2018 sponsors:

  • Anonymous Donor Family (Handel’s Messiah)
  • Sam and Mary Austin (Musique 21, all four concerts)
  • Ken and Sandy Beall; TraveLuxe Wired (Jazz Spectacular; Ron Carter Residency)
  • Martha L. and John R. Brick (Happy Birthday Mozart)
  • Joanne and Bill Church (Joanne and Bill Church West Circle Series)
  • April Clobes and Glen Brough (DSO at MSU)
  • Byron and Dee Cook (I Never Saw Another Butterfly, Music of the Holocaust)
  • Conrad and Judith Wharton Donakowski (Walter Verdehr and Ralph Votapek)
  • Belle and Julius Harris Visiting Artist Fund established by Lauren Julius Harris (Mack the Knife, Music of Kurt Weill)
  • Stanley and Selma Hollander (Chamber Music Gems)
  • Doug and Brenda Jewell (A Night in Vienna)
  • Taylor Johnston (Taylor Johnston Early Music Series)
  • Jeanne M. Kapenga, M.D. (Jane Bunnell and Marc Embree, October 15, 2017)
  • Hari Kern and the late Ralph R. Edminster M.D. (Guy Yehuda and Ralph Votapek)
  • Wolverine Development Corporation, Joseph Maguire (A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • Steven P. and Danguole (Diane) J. Mazurek, (Latin IS America - Greg Beyer, berimbau)
  • Patrick and Victoria McPharlin (MSU Professors of Jazz, September 8, 2017)
  • Dr. James M. Miller and Dr. Rebecca H. Lehto (Spring Opera - Street Scene by Kurt Weill)
  • Mike and Midge Morrow (Carnival of the Animals, Music of Camille Saint-Saëns)
  • Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (Showcase Series; Spartan Spectacular)
  • MSU Alumni Association (College of Music Livestream Broadcasts)
  • Beth and the late Dr. Milton Muelder (Strings and Choir)
  • Craig and Lisa Murray (A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • Jim and Geri Potchen (Dmitri Berlinsky, November 28, 2017)
  • Jim and Elaine Rauschert (Margarita Shevchenko; Rick Fracker and Eldon Little)
  • Jerry Schuur and Elaine Karle (DSO at MSU)
  • Nancy and Charlie Seebeck (Chamber Music Gems)
  • Drs. Lou A. and Roy J. Simon (Fairchild Fanfare)
  • Leonard and Sharon Tabaka (Jazz Spectacular; Ron Carter Residency)
  • Dr. Robert W. Uphaus and Dr. Lois M. Rosen (Harmonious Blacksmith; Suren Bagratuni, March 28, 2018)
  • Linn Van Dyne and Mike Knox (Symphony Orchestra, Mahler Symphony No. 6)
  • Jeff D. Williams (Jazz spectacular; Ron Carter Residency; yMusic)
  • WKAR (Artist-Faculty Recital Series)
  • Worthington Family Foundation (Opera Season)

Thanks to our 2016-2017 sponsors:

  • Sam and Mary Austin (Musique 21, all four concerts)
  • Suren Bagratuni (Korean Hearts of Vision Chamber Orchestra)
  • Ken and Sandy Beall, TraveLuxe Wired (Korean Hearts of Vision Chamber Orchestra)
  • Martha L. and John R. Brick (Happy Birthday Mozart)
  • William David Brohn (Shostakovich - 110 years)
  • Joanne and Bill Church (West Circle Series)
  • April Clobes and Glen Brough (Chamber Music Fusion)
  • Byron and Dee Cook (Shostakovich - 110 years)
  • Susan and Jack Davis (Spring Opera - The Marriage of Figaro)
  • Belle and Julius Harris Visiting Artist Fund established by Lauren Julius Harris (Brooklyn Rider)
  • Stanley and Selma Hollander (Chamber Music Masters)
  • Michael and Angela Hoover, Mosquito Squad of Greater Lansing (Wind Symphony, Choral Union, University Chorale, State Singers)
  • Doug and Brenda Jewell (Piano Monster)
  • Taylor Johnston (Taylor Johnston Early Music Series)
  • Hari Kern and the late Ralph R. Edminster, M.D. (Music of Schumann)
  • Merritt and Candy Lutz (Wind Symphony, March 23, 2017)
  • Patrick and Victoria McPharlin (MSU Professors of Jazz - September 9, 2016)
  • Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (Showcase Series and Spartan Spectacular)
  • MSU’s Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (Korean Hearts of Vision Chamber Orchestra)
  • Dr. James M. Miller and Dr. Rebecca H. Lehto (Yuri Gandelsman, viola - December 4, 2016 and March 19, 2017)
  • Beth and the late Dr. Milton Muelder (Prokofiev, a Russian Giant)
  • Craig and Lisa Murray (A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • Jim and Geri Potchen (Dmitri Berlinsky, violin - January 31, 2017)
  • Jim and Elaine Rauschert (MSU Professors of Jazz - February 24, 2017 and Margarita Shevchenko, piano - February 1, 2017)
  • Jerry Schuur and Elaine Karle (Chamber Music Fusion)
  • Nancy and Charlie Seebeck (Chamber Music Masters)
  • Drs. Lou A. and Roy J. Simon (MSU Brassworks Showcase)
  • Leonard and Sharon Tabaka (Jazz Spectacular)
  • Dr. Robert W. Uphaus and Dr. Lois M. Rosen (Aldo Abreu, recorder - October 4, 2016 and Suren Bagratuni, cello - November 1, 2016)
  • Linn Van Dyne and Mike Knox (Symphony Orchestra - Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 5)
  • Jeff D. Williams (Handel’s Messiah)
  • WKAR (WKAR Artist - Faculty Recital Series)
  • Wolverine Development Corporation, Joseph Maguire (A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • Worthington Family Foundation (Opera Season)
  • Greg and Pam Zbasnik (Ralph Votapek, piano - April 20, 2017)

Thanks to our 2015-2016 sponsors:

  • Ken and Sandy Beall (Billy Child’s Residency)
  • Martha L. and John R. Brick (Happy Birthday Mozart!)
  • William David Brohn (Music of Antonín Dvořák)
  • Joanne and Bill Church (Church West Circle Series)
  • April Clobes and Glen Brough (Magic of Mendelssohn)
  • Byron and Dee Cook (Music of Antonín Dvořák)
  • Belle and Julius Harris Visiting Artist Fund established by Lauren Julius Harris (Mozart for Five)
  • Stanley and Selma Hollander (From Haydn to…Prutsman)
  • Taylor Johnston (Taylor Johnston Early Music Series)
  • Hari Kern and the late Ralph R. Edminster, M.D. (Beethoven!)
  • Patrick and Victoria McPharlin (MSU Professors of Jazz, September 25, 2015)
  • Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (Showcase Series and Spartan Spectacular)
  • Dr. James M. Miller and Dr. Rebecca H. Lehto (Yuri Gandelsman, viola and Johnny Gandelsman, violin)
  • Beth and the late Dr. Milton Muelder (Chamber Music Favorites)
  • Craig and Lisa Murray (A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • Jim and Geri Potchen (International Chamber Soloists with violinist Dmitri Berlinsky)
  • Jim and Elaine Rauschert (MSU Professors of Jazz, February 26, 2016)
  • Charlie and Nancy Seebeck (Romantic Masterpieces)
  • Drs. Lou A. and Roy J. Simon (A Spanish Serenade)
  • Linn Van Dyne and Mike Knox (Symphony Orchestra – Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 4)
  • Loren and Carol Wall (10th anniversary of MSU/China Vocal Arts Collaboration)
  • Jeff Williams and Joy Whitten (Jazz Spectacular)
  • Jack and Dottie Withrow (Fall Opera – A Room with a View)
  • WKAR (Artist-Faculty Recital Series)
  • Wolverine Development Corporation, Joseph Maguire (Jazz on the Grand and A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • The Worthington Family Foundation (Opera Season)
  • Greg and Pam Zbasnik (Ralph Votapek, piano)

Thanks to our 2014-2015 sponsors:

  • Ken and Sandy Beall (The French Connection)
  • William David Brohn (Viva Vivaldi)
  • Kurt and Cheryl Burmeister (Opera – Cosi fan tutte)
  • Joanne and Bill Church (West Circle Series)
  • April Clobes and Glen Brough (Bach Plus)
  • Byron and Dee Cook (Viva Vivaldi)
  • Pam Dilley (Faculty Recital – Suren Bagratuni, cello and Ralph Votapek, piano)
  • Martin Fuchs and Friends (Maurice Ravel, Man of Mystery and Schubert and Dvořák)
  • Stanley and Selma Hollander (Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival and The Silent Movie, 2015)
  • Doug and the late Ginny Jewell (Piano Monster)
  • Hari Kern and the late Ralph R. Edminster, M.D. (Happy Birthday Mozart)
  • Clare and Cecil Mackey (ScholarShip: Supporting the High C’s)
  • Patrick and Victoria McPharlin (MSU Professors of Jazz)
  • Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (Showcase Series and Spartan Spectacular)
  • Beth and the late Dr. Milton Muelder (Schubertiade)
  • Craig and Lisa Murray (A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • Linda Nelson (MSU – China IX Exchange Faculty Concert and Student Concert)
  • Jim and Elaine Rauschert (Faculty Recital – MSU Professors of Jazz)
  • In memory of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Harold L. Sadoff, by Rosetta N. Reusch, Ph.D. and William H. Reusch, Ph.D. (Bach Plus)
  • Jerry Schuur and Elaine Karle (Bach Plus)
  • Drs. Lou A. and Roy J. Simon (A Fairchild Fanfare)
  • Linn Van Dyne and Mike Knox (Symphony Orchestra – Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 3)
  • WKAR (Faculty Artist Recital Series)
  • Wolverine Development Corporation, Joseph Maguire (A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • Worthington Foundation (2014-15 Opera Season)

Thanks to our 2013-2014 event sponsors:

  • William David Brohn ('S Wonderful)
  • Ruth Charles (That’s Amore)
  • Joanne and Bill Church (West Circle Series and Cello Plus including Bach Plus #1 and #2)
  • April Clobes and Glen Brough (Bach Plus #2)
  • Byron and Dee Cook ('S Wonderfu)
  • Pam Dilley (Faculty Emeritus Recital - Ralph Votapek, piano)
  • Martin Fuchs (Russian Gems)
  • Martin Fuchs and Friends (Spring Opera La Bohème)
  • Belle and Julius Harris Visiting Artist Fund established by Dr. Lauren Julius Harris (Guest Recital - Russell Sherman, piano)
  • Selma and the late Stanley Hollander (Happy Birthday Mozart)
  • Doug and Ginny Jewell (MSU Professors of Jazz - Opening Concert)
  • Hari Kern and the late Ralph R. Edminster, M.D. (Chopiniana)
  • Jerry Kutchey and Kathryn Snyder (Faculty Recital - Minsoo Sohn, piano)
  • Patrick and Victoria McPharlin (MSU Professors of Jazz - Opening Concert)
  • Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (Showcase Series and Spartan Spectacular)
  • Beth and the late Dr. Milton Muelder (A French Master: Claude Debussy)
  • Craig and Lisa Murray (A Jazzy Little Christmas and Musique 21)
  • Linda Nelson (MSU - China VIII Faculty Concert, “A Great Wall of Song” and MSU - China VIII Student Concert, “Two Platters - One Plate”)
  • Jim and Elaine Rauschert (Faculty Recital–Richard Sherman, flute, and Ralph Votapek, piano, and Faculty Recital–MSU Professors of Jazz)
  • Jerry Schuur and Elaine Karle (Russian Gems)
  • Larry Snyder and Wendy Champness (Chamber Music Favorites)
  • Jack and Dottie Withrow (Jazz Spectacular)
  • Wolverine Development Corporation, Joseph Maguire (A Jazzy Little Christmas)
  • The Worthington Family Foundation (Opera Season)
  • Greg and Pam Zbasnik (A Composer and His Music)

Thanks to our 2012-2013 event sponsors:

  • Ken and Sandy Beall (MSU Professors of Jazz opening concert “Better Than Alright”)
  • William David Brohn (Rachmanioff!)
  • Joanne and Bill Church (West Circle Series, including Cello Plus, and the Bach Around the Clock marathon)
  • April Clobes and Glen Brough (Early Beethoven)
  • Byron and Dee Cook (All American)
  • Selma and the late Stanley Hollander (Happy Anniversary Brahms)
  • Doug and Ginny Jewell (Piano Monster)
  • Hari Kern and the late Ralph R. Edminster, M.D. (All About Brahms)
  • Patrick and Victoria McPharlin (MSU Professors of Jazz opening concert “Better Than Alright”)
  • Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (Showcase Series and Spartan Spectacular)
  • Beth and the late Dr. Milton Muelder (Happy Birthday Mozart)
  • Craig and Lisa Murray (A Jazzy Little Christmas and Musique 21 “A Theatre of Music”)
  • Linda Nelson (Early Beethoven and MSU-China VII Student Concert)
  • Larry Snyder and Wendy Champness (Schubert and More)
  • Kurt Weill Foundation (Fall Opera Theatre presentation)
  • Jack and Dottie Withrow (Jazz Spectacular)

Thanks to our 2011-2012 event sponsors:

  • Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (Showcase Series and Spartan Spectacular
)
  • Joanne and Bill Church (West Circle Series, including Cello Plus, and Bach Around the Clock)
  • College of Music National Leadership Council (Collage V)
  • Doug and Ginny Jewell (Piano Monster Concert
)
  • Jack and Dottie Withrow (Jazz Spectacular
)
  • Ken and Sandy Beall (Swingin’ with the Bebop Spartans and Branford Marsalis)
  • Craig and Lisa Murray (A Jazzy Little Christmas
)
  • Larry Snyder and Wendy Champness (Russian Gems)
  • Suren Bagatuni (Happy Birthday Mozart)
  • Selma and the late Stanley Hollander (Music of Haydn and Dvořák
)
  • Linda Nelson: Cello and Chamber Music Classics)
  • Byron and Dee Cook (Lisztomania
)
  • Hari Kern and the late Ralph R. Edminster, M.D. (An Evening with Gershwin)
  • Deborah Moriarty (Bach to Basics)