Generous Supporters

It is only through the generosity of our supporters that Young Artists of America at Strathmore is able to continue its high quality artistic programming, provide unique educational experiences for our students, attract the highest caliber of mentors possible for our students, and provide need-based scholarships to students who would not otherwise be able to participate.

We hope you will consider joining our list of incredible supporters below by donating or volunteering today.

Masterclass with Anthony McGill, NY Philharmonic


Supporting  Members

2015-2016

Benefactors ($10,000+)

  • Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD
  • Angela Messer
  • Margaret Abell Powell Fund
  • Maryland State Arts Council

Founding Members ($5,000-$9,999)

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Liliane and Bernard Eckstein
  • EVEN Hotel Rockville
  • Sarah Jackson-Han and Edward Han
  • Bruce Rosenblum & Lori Laitman
  • The Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation

PLATINUM MEMBERS ($2,500-$4,999)

  • The Horwitz Family Foundation
  • Matthew Lay
  • G. Hunt Mitchell
  • Jacqueline and Rolando Sanz, in memory of Samuel J. Waters
  • Wilmot/Sanz, Incorporated, in memory of James C. Wilmot

Gold Members ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Paul & Sally Amoruso
  • Angel & Rayssa Bezos
  • Mr. DJ Chi and Dr. Jeongseon Choi
  • The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
  • Meg & John Hauge
  • Susan & David McMunn Family Foundation
  • Miles & Stockbridge Foundation, Inc.
  • Carol Mysel in memory of Sue Herzog
  • The Savada-Stevenson Family
  • Reginald Van Lee
  • Susan Weiss
  • Synergy Enterprises, Inc.

Silver Members ($500-$999)

  • Anonymous
  • Brian Berger & Judy Renfrew
  • Jo & Glenn Doerrman
  • Open Society Foundations
  • Delia Medina
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  • Eliot Pfanstiehl
  • Laura & Lawrence Prosen
  • Mara Primosch
  • Wendy Susswein
  • Karen Tate

Bronze Members ($250-$499)

  • Randy & Jeanie Anastasi
  • Brian Berger
  • Ruth Ann Castillo
  • Francisco Cosio-Marron
  • Peter Cromwell
  • Margaret Davies
  • James W. Dawson, Jr., Esq.
  • Norma DeFelice Diehl
  • Julia Douglass
  • Donna R. Ely, Esq.
  • The Fang Family
  • Laura Ferguson
  • The Gannett Foundation
  • Jeff Goldstein & Bonhee Ku
  • Bill Grossman
  • Susan Heney
  • Jill Herzog & Dick Phillips
  • Mu Li
  • Susan and Todd Mayman
  • Peggy Miyares
  • Monika Vasey Rhodes
  • Sandy Spring Bank
  • Anne Willis
  • Miriam and Jason Zarin

Patrons ($100-$249)

  • Anonymous
  • Tami & Ken Abramowitz
  • Natalya Alekseyeva
  • Debby Amsellem
  • Christopher Austin
  • Judy & Thomas Bailey
  • Susan Bailey, in memory of Alper Yargici
  • Patricia & Jeff Bianchi
  • Bloch/Jawetz Family, in honor of Alper Yargici
  • Kristin Burka
  • Isabel Carrero
  • Colleen Daly & Terry Eberhardt
  • Shirley & Rick Fairhurst
  • Mary Ferranti
  • Winnie Gao
  • Joan George
  • Clarinda Giddings
  • Alan Gnaizda
  • Janice Goldwater
  • Peter Ha & Avigaiyil Goldscheider
  • Sherry Gowarty
  • Suzanne Glassman
  • Randee & David Hahn
  • Amy Hardin
  • Jackie Havener, in memory of Alper Yargici
  • Roy Heaton, in memory of Alper Yargici
  • Patricia Heiber
  • Leanna Heiman, in memory of Alper Yargici
  • Jane Herzog
  • Donald Hirsh
  • Azeen James
  • Nobuko Katagiri
  • Daniel Korn
  • Michelle Leavey
  • Yvonne Mah
  • Burt & Goldy Mazia
  • Elizabeth McFarland
  • Jennifer Miller
  • Tim & Amy Myers
  • Deb & Rich Newman
  • Susy & Michael Novak
  • Huaying Peng
  • Elizabeth Pyke
  • Gary Rentsch
  • Nancy Roman
  • Lori Scott
  • Rosa & Beno Schechter
  • Karen & Steven Schupak
  • Katie Sebastian
  • Hinda Simon
  • Zlatan Slavoff
  • Douglas Tran
  • Chen-Li Tzeng & Zhao-Chan Lin
  • Olivia Wang
  • William Anthony Wheeler, in memory of Alper Yargici
  • Amy Wolf
  • Nancy Wunderlich
  • Christopher Zindash

Foundation Support

Young Artists of America at Strathmore is thrilled to receive support from various foundations that support arts education. Contributions from these valued donors support Young Artists of America at Strathmore’s annual operations, our innovating artistic programming, our educational opportunities for students, as well as our Mentoring Program that brings world-class musicians to work without students.

We are particularly grateful to the following foundations who continue to support our efforts:

  • Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD
  • Maryland State Arts Council
  • Strathmore Hall Foundation, Inc.
  • Margaret Abell Powell Fund
  • The Jim & Carol Trawick Foundation
  • The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
  • The Phillippe and Deborah Dauman Family Foundation
  • Miles & Stockbridge Foundation, Inc.
  • Susan & David McMunn Family Foundation Gannett Foundation

For more information on foundation funding, please email Lisa Larragoite, Executive Director.

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