Individual Sponsorship


Many people are unaware that ticket sales provide only about 25% of the San Bernardino Symphony's annual operating budget.  We rely on the generous support of our donors to maintain a vital presence in the local arts community.


Indeed, donors to the Symphony also play a crucial role in sustaining our tradition of artistic excellence in musical performance. And, they help perpetuate the Symphony's full suite of life-changing music education programs in the local elementary, middle, and high schools.
 

Consider the ways in which you would most like your contribution to be used.
 

Individual donors may elect to sponsor a portion of a performance: the Maestro, a featured soloist, the musical scores, or a section of the orchestra.
 

Or, they may choose to sponsor seats at an up-coming performance for local students, military personnel, or senior citizens.
 

Or they may share the gift of music with the community through one of our ensemble trios <<include link>>.
 

They may share their love of beautiful music in perpetuity through our Planned Giving Program.
 

Join our esteemed list of Symphony donors today. 
 

Please call the SBSO office at 909.381.5388 for additional support information.


Make a donation to the SBSO and become a Patron of the Arts. Ticket sales represent only about 20% of the San Bernardino Symphony's annual income. We rely on the kind generosity of our patrons to maintain the high quality of our performances. All donations will be acknowledged in the Season Program.
 

Sincere thanks and gratitude to our 2017/18 season supporters


BENEFACTOR
($50,000 and Up)
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

 

VIRTUOSO
($25,000 - $49,999)
City of San Bernardino Fine Arts Commission
James Irvine Foundation

 

CONDUCTOR’S CIRCLE
($10,000-$24,999)
Anonymous Donor
California Arts Council
Clarence E. Heller Foundation
Dignity Health - St. Bernardine Medical Center Medical Staff
San Bernardino Symphony Guild
Southern California Edison – Edison International

 

FORTISSIMO DONORS
($5,000-$9,999)
Drs. Ernest and Dorothy Garcia
Dr. Thomas and Mrs. Phyllis Hellwig
Chester and Desiree Marcell
Marilyn Sauer
In Memory of Henry Stone
Judith Valles

 

CRESCENDO DONORS
($2,500-$4,999)
Arrowhead United Way
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
BNSF Railway Foundation
William Harrison and Gloria Macias Harrison 
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Musicians Performance Trust Fund
San Bernardino Community College District 
Smith Marion & Company, LLP
Jim and Judy Watson

 

MEZZO FORTE DONORS
($1,000-$2,499)
Arrowhead Orthopaedic
Larry and Donna Asmus
CSUSB Foundation
Berenice Dunham
Estate of Barbara Duff
Susie Earp
Ricki Estvander-Mease
Ronald and Rosemarie Evans
Lloyd and Marion Garrison 
Hamburger Mary’s Ontario
Marilyn Karnig / In Memory of Dr. Albert Karnig
Bill and Janice Lemann
Faydell Martin
Dean H. McVay, Esq.
Hon. Patrick and Mrs. Sally Morris
Mountain View Mortuary and Cemetery
James and Theresa Ramos
Real Journey Academies
Dr. Victoria Seitz
Doug Solberg
Bobbi Terrell / In Memory of Charles Terrell
Deane and Donna Uhl
Judy Louise Zak
Nickolas and Arlene Zoumbos

                             
CON BRIO DONORS
($500-$999)
Anonymous Donor
Grace Baldwin
Ballard Rehabilitation Hospital
Bob and Jan Bell
Scott and Lori Bonner
Mark and LauraLee Brownton
Donna Cooley
Crest Chevrolet
CSUSB Marketing
Mayor Carey and Mrs. Johnetta Davis
Thomas Dixon
Don Dudley and Earleen Ferguson-Dudley
Tim Evans
Fairview Ford
Hon. Douglas and Mrs. Judi Fettel
Drs. Jay Fiene and Jan Muto
Fontana Area Chamber of Commerce
Brenda Frederick
Tim Garcia
Kathy A. Johnson, CPA
Lois Jordan
Dr. Lucy Lewis
Hon. Cynthia Ludvigsen and Mr. Gary Silvius
Network For Good
North End Neighborhood Association
Michael Salazar / UBS Financial
Lou and Mary Schnepp 
Dr. Samuel Sudhakar
Rami Tameez / LFG Retirement Services
Phil and Maggie Waller

 

ALLEGRO DONORS
($250-$499)
Anita’s Mexican Food
George and Elaine Bohn
Sig and Roberta Dellhime
Sakari Dixon / Bow and Quill
Drs. Carolyn Eggleston and Thom Gehring
Gloria Flores
Theresa Lantz
Drs. Elliott and Gloria Meltzer
Frank and Donna Marie Minano
Hon. Phillip and Mrs. Judy Morris
Tom Pierce and Laura Kamptner
Elvira Rubio
Phil and Lynda Savage
Tello’s Tailors Menswear
Lowell Trask / Vacuums Etc.
Beth Ulmer
Dr. Eri Yasuhara

 

SYMPHONY FRIENDS
(Up to $249)
American Association of University Women, Redlands Chapter
Stephen and Linda Anderson
Donald and Carol Averill
Sharilyn Berry
Carol Bradford
Judith Brewer
Nelson Brown
Lucy Cerda
Shirley Ann Collins
Carol Cooper
Ronald and Marie Cooper
Michael Cruz
Thomas Dodson
Bruce and Susan Gaytan
Maureen Godfrey
Marcia Godwin
Marsha Cheung Golanco
Robert Goldware
Richard Gonzalez
Clara Gresham
Howard and Kat Grossman
Gigi Hanna
Craig Henderson
Jenne Hoskins
Inland Valley Repertory Theatre Company
Vivian Irmscher
Kroger Foods
Joshua Laizure
Nicholas Laizure
Audrey Lamprey
Le Rendezvous Cafe
James and Regina Low
Harvey and Anita Lynn
Dawn Mayeda
Sharon McFerran
Mildred “Millie” McKim
Melvin and Jennifer McMullen
Drs. Knox and Carlotta Mellon
Cindy Mills
Elizabeth Murphy
Jack and Susan Nelson
Ann Nobile
Jerry and Marilyn Patterson
Ronney and Judy Podskalan
Captain and Mrs. Theodore P. Porlas
Patricia Reisch
Luciana Reynaud
Diana Rodriguez
James Roberson
Dr. Michael Ross-Marlen
Drs. Milo and Mary Scherer
Dr. Astrid Scheil
Manny Serrano
Dale and Katharine Showman 
Phillip Solberg
William and Leslie Soltz 
Orville and Margy Spears
Cameron Wessell
Linda Wilson

CLASSROOM TO CONCERT HALL
American Association of University Women, Redlands Chapter
Stephen and Linda Anderson
Anita’s Mexican Food
Anonymous Donor
Dr. Donald and Mrs. Carol Averill
George and Elaine Bohn
Lucy Cerda
Shirley Ann Collins
Tom Dodson
Estate of Barbara Duff
Don and Earleen Dudley
Hon. Douglas and Mrs. Judi Fettel
Bruce and Susan Gaytan
Maureen Godfrey
Richard Gonzalez
Howard and Kat Grossman
Jenne Hoskins
Vivian Irmscher
Harvey and Anita Lynn
Melvin and Jennifer McMullen
Drs. Knox and Carlotta Mellon
Ann Nobile
Jerry and Marilyn Patterson
Real Journies Academy
Patricia Reisch
Elvira Rubio
Phillip Solberg
Dr. William and Mrs. Leslie Soltz
Beth Ulmer
Dr. Eri Yasuhara
Judy Louise Zak

 

IN KIND DONORS 
Dignity Health St. Bernardine Medical Center
Garden Interiors
James K. Guthrie Music Rental Library
San Bernardino Symphony Guild
State Street Winery, Redlands

 

MEDIA SPONSORS 
City News Group
Inland Empire News Group 

 

CONTINUO SOCIETY 
Planned Gifts and Endowments

 

We gratefully acknowledge these donors who have scheduled a planned gift in their estate for their generosity, foresight, and leadership in creating an enduring legacy for the San Bernardino Symphony.
 

Mark Edwards and Lori Beach
Tobin and Erin Brinker
Barbara K. Duff*
Drs. Jay Fiene and Jan Muto
Drs. Carolyn Eggleston and Thom Gehring 
John Gates
Mary Lou Gross
Clark H. and Marjorie L. Jones*
Evelyn Magnuson*
Dean Harold McVay, Esq. 
Drs. Knox and Carlotta Mellon
Mel and Judi Nowlin
Chuck and Shelby Obershaw
Frank Plash*
Marilyn Sauer
Lou and Mary Schnepp
Orville and Margy Spears
Dr. Anne L. Viricel and Mr. Russell J. Keenan
Jonathan and Lisa Weldy
*Bequest

 

GUTHRIE MUSIC RENTAL LIBRARY
Dr. Michael Ross Marlen

 

JACQUELINE ‘JACQUE’ CARLENE DAVIS
MEMORIAL FUND

Grace Baldwin
Judith Brewer
Mayor Carey and Mrs. Johnetta Davis
Drs. Ernest and Dorothy Garcia
Dean McVay, Esq. 

 

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