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


Benefactors ($10,000+)

  • Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD
  • Margaret Abell Powell Fund
  • Liliane and Bernard Eckstein
  • Maryland State Arts Council
  • Philip L. Graham Fund

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

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Bruce Rosenblum & Lori Laitman
  • Synergy Enterprises, Inc.
  • The Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation

Platinum Members ($2,500-$4,999)

  • Julia & Ollen Douglass
  • The Horwitz Family Foundation
  • 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 and Sally Amoruso
  • Donna Rinaldi Ely
  • Greater Washington Community Foundation
  • Edward Han and Sarah Jackson-Han 
  • John and Meg Hauge
  • Matthew Lay
  • Allison Leader
  • Xiang-Ning Li & Ling Xu
  • Virginia Lum
  • Delia Medina
  • Carol Mysel, in memory of Sue Herzog
  • Lisa Nasar
  • Eliot Pfanstiehl
  • Don and Wendy Susswein
  • Cornelius and Karen Tate

Silver Members ($500-$999)

  • Bob and Naira Darius
  • David and Randee Hahn
  • Allison Leadbetter-Hines
  • Bruce Meyers
  • Carrie Pirie
  • Monika Vasey Rhodes
  • Dr. Jong-on Hahm & Dr. Norman Wereley

Bronze Members ($250-$499)

  • Angel & Rayssa Bezos
  • Kerry Bloom
  • Bold Bite, Inc.
  • Peter Cromwell
  • Margaret Davies
  • James W. Dawson, Jr., Esq.
  • Laura Ferguson
  • James Fielding
  • William and Clarinda Giddings, Jr.
  • Seth Goldman
  • The Isidore Grossman Foundation
  • Jill Herzog and Dick Phillips
  • Todd and Susan Mayman
  • Dorothy Miller
  • Andre Nicholas
  • Eliot Pfanstiehl
  • The Savada-Stevenson Family
  • Hinda Simon
  • TEGNA Foundation
  • Olivia Wang

Patrons ($100-$249)

  • Ken and Tami Abramowitz
  • Natalya Alekseyeva
  • Thomas and Judy Bailey
  • Candace Beinecke
  • Weifeng Fan
  • Mary Ferranti
  • Winnie Gao
  • Joan George
  • Irwin & Margaret Goldbloom
  • Janice Goldwater
  • Sherry Gowarty
  • Amy Hardin
  • Jessica & Paul Heinemann
  • Azeen James
  • Nobuko Katagiri
  • Amy Kirschner
  • Jessica Krash
  • Beth and Robert Krugman
  • Virginia McMurtry
  • Jennifer Miller 
  • Randie Moss
  • Tim and Amy Myers
  • Elizabeth Norton
  • Elizabeth Pyke and Gardell Gefke
  • Gary Rentsch
  • Rich and Debbie Newman
  • Lawrence and Laura Prosen
  • Beno and Rosa Schechter
  • Ellen Schulken
  • Steven and Karen Schupak
  • Katherine Sebastian
  • Shari Silverman
  • Douglas Tran
  • Barbara Wing
  • Christopher and Heather Zindash

Supporter ($50-$99)

  • Monica Barion
  • Gary Carter
  • Yuriko Gandolfo
  • David and Abby Goldbloom-Helzner
  • Debbie Rose Halevy
  • Susan Hanley
  • Tara Manzari
  • Ellen Meade and Robert Kahn
  • Yicell Martinez
  • David and Charla Phillips
  • Andrea Ramirez
  • Carleigh Solomon
  • Adriana Teitel

Friend ($25-$49)

  • Sharese Essien
  • William Klien
  • Monica Outlaw
  • Jason and Miriam Zarin

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.
  • Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington
  • Philip L. Graham Fund
  • 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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