Support the LPO

Orchestra Fund

The following are gratefully acknowledged for new and renewed gifts made to the LPO’s Orchestra Fund during the 2020-2021 season. A gift to the Orchestra Fund supports the LPO’s artistic and community programs that connect people and music throughout the region.


Mrs. Jeri L. Nims
Lois and Lloyd Hawkins, Jr. Foundation
LPO Volunteers


Mrs. Adelaide Benjamin
Hugh W. Long and Susan L. Krinsky
Edward Martin
Drs. R. Ranney and Emel Songu Mize
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce L. Soltis 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Stewart, Jr.
Virginia D. Kock Endowment


Mrs. Adelaide Benjamin
Hugh W. Long and Susan L. Krinsky
Mr. Edward F. Martin
Drs. R. Ranney and Emel Songu Mize
Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust
Estate of James Robert Pope
RosaMary Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce L. Soltis 
Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Stewart, Jr.
The Theresa Bittenbring Marque & John Henry Marque Fund
Virginia D. Kock Endowment


Valerie Besthoff
Mrs. Philip Breitmeyer, II
Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute
Ana and Juan Gershanik
Susan and William D. Hess
Gia Maione Prima Foundation, Inc.
Jeffrey P. Pounds
Estate of Carolyn Jones Ross 
Selley Foundation


Benjamin S. Brupbacher, Jr. and Lois Weil Brupbacher Family Foundation
Mr. Henry Bernstein
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Boudreaux
Mr. James C. Gulotta and Ms. Susan G. Talley
Dr. and Mrs. Stephen W. Hales
Ms. Angela Hill and Dr. Irwin M. Marcus
Jim and Betty Karam
Louisiana Division of the Arts 
Ann Owens and Robin Forman
Mr. Jeffrey P. Pounds
Ms. Courtney-Anne Sarpy


Arts Council New Orleans
Barbara and Edwin Beckman
Mr. and Mrs. Darryl D. Berger
Mrs. Donald M. Bradburn
Kathy and Gordon Cain
Mr. and Mrs. J. Scott Chotin, Jr.
Arthur A. Crais Jr.
Ferber Family of Houma
Ms. Anne B. Gauthier 
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle W. Ferguson
Dr. and Mrs. Stephen W. Hales
Dr. Bernard M. Jaffe
Mr. Erik F. Johnsen
Kathleen Moore Vick Foundation
Timothy and Virginia Kelly
Mr. Paul J. Leaman, Jr.
Dr. Edward D. Levy, Jr.
Bob and Charlotte Lewis
Mary Freeman Wisdom Foundation 
Jonathan McCall
Lt. Col. and Mrs. Dwight R. McGhee, USAF, (Ret)
National Endowment for the Arts
Mr. and Mrs. Juergen F. A. Seifert
Mrs. Mari Servitje
Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Strub
Dr. Robert Watzke
Mr. and Mrs. George H. Wilson

Stand Partners – $5,000+

Capt. Gary Bair
Charlotte Bollinger
Estate of Isaac Dale
Linda Dawson
ExxonMobil Fund 
Ella West Freeman Foundation 
Sybil M. and D. Blair Favrot Family Fund
Mrs. Ellen  Frohnmayer
Mr. Emmet W. Geary, Jr.
Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust
Goldring Foundation
Mrs. Dorothy S. Jacobs
Mr. and Mrs. V. Price Leblanc, Jr.
Louise H. Moffett Family Foundation
Reily Companies
Mr. and Mrs. Garner Robinson
Mr. Peter Rogers
Mr. Vincent P. Saia and Mr. Glynn Stephens
Mr. and Mrs. H. Britton Sanderford, Jr.
Betty and Greg Speyrer
Ms. E. Alexandra Stafford and Mr. Raymond M. Rathle, Jr
Standard Mortgage Corporation
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Straub
Lizbeth Turner
Woldenberg Foundation

Seibel Society – $3,000

Mr. George Bernstein
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Biundo
Drs. Andrea S. and Archie W. Brown
Cahn Family Foundation 
Dr. Gerald Cohen
James Farrow
T. Larry and Darlene Johnson
Lou Lane
Mr. Dwayne O. Littauer
Luther and Zita Templeman Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. Christopher B. Merritt
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation 
Sanford L. Pailet, M.D.
Pedelahore & Co., LLP
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) and Mrs. Thomas A. Sands
Mr. Bernard Van der Linden
Kathryn Eberle Wildgen
Ms. Grace Morris Williamson
Mr. and Mrs. John Morgan Wilson

Con Brio – $1,500+

Mrs. Bethlehem K. Andrews
Tom Barth
Roselyn B. Boneno, Ph.D.
Mr. Alvin J Boos
Ralph and Susan Brennan
Ms. Florence Brown
Chaffe McCall
Ms. Nancy L. Claypool
Veronica Constanza and Gerald Sellar
D’Addario Foundation
Mr. Gerald G. Daussin, Jr.
George & Milly Denegre Fund
Henry and Joan Folse
Robert and Ruth Force

Judith and Louis Freeman
Ellen P. Frohnmayer
Rev. Susan S. Gaumer
Joanna M. Giorlando
Robert and Valborg Gross
Hancock Whitney
Scott Harrison
Martha Reaves and Lionel H. Head, M.D.
The J. Edgar Monroe Foundation
John Stone Coulter Fund
Dr. Ray Lousteau
Dr. and Mrs. Troy Macaluso
Mr. and Mrs. Dean H. Miller
Dr. Jane C. Miller & Bruce A. Miller
Mr. Benjamin H. Motion

Morgan Keegan & Company Inc.
Nora Roberts Foundation
Mrs. Ellen Pecoul
Raymond James
Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Samuels
Dr. C. Drew Sanders
Sarracenia Foundation
John and Ann Scharfenberg
Mr. and Mrs. I. William Sizeler
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stahel
Nancy Sorak
Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Thompson
Joe and Judy Toups
Maria and Ramon Vallejo
Honorable Sarah S. Vance and R. Patrick Vance
Weil Family Fund
Mrs. Claire L. Whitehurst
Lawrence M. and Georgia B. Young

Patron – $1,000+

Doug and Mary Albert
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard N. Alsfeld
Azby Fund
Mrs. Gayle Benson
Marion and Pepper Bright
Dr. Carolyn M. Clawson
Darwin S. Fenner Memorial Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dupin
Dr. Angela S. Duthu

Eason Weinmann Foundation
Mrs. William H. Ellsworth
Dr. Amelia C Goodenough
Susan and Jimmy Gundlach
Dr. Rick Henderson and James Bruce
Scott and Janet Howard
Joe M. and Anne P. Inabnett
Innovative Worthy Projects Foundation
Nancy Kelly
Sun Kim

Kiwanis Club of Algiers
Ruth and Larry Kullman
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Laborde
Lorraine LeBlanc
Robert Lyall
Jamie M. Manders D.D.S. and James M. Riopelle M.D.
Mr. Mark S. Manguno
Ms. Regina O Matthews
Dr. Cecilia A. Mouton

Max Nathan, Jr.
Ms. Carole Neubauer
Dr. James A. Oakes, III
Larry Rosen
Paul and Margaret Rosenfeld
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Sarpy
Mr. and Mrs. Juan Suarez
Ms. Carolyn Telthorst
Mrs. Joyce M. Thibodeaux
Mr. W.F. Von Almen, II
Peter and Joyce Walker

Allegro – $600+

Suzanne Adams
Mr. John W. Andrews
Mr. Larry Blake
Ms. Charlotte A. Brunner and Alan Shiller
Mary Ann Bulla
Lina Sue W. Cartmill
Peter F. Collins
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Cool
Ms. Julie Dietz
Downman Family Foundation
Anne Marie Fargason
Melissa and Bruce Gordon
Ms Regina Hablutzel
Mr. Ted Laborde
Mr Andrew B Lapeyre

Noonie and Clay LeJeune
David and Mary Lowry
Ellen and Stephen Manshel
Marrero Land & Improvement
Mr. David A. Miller
Anne and James Morse
Eric and Erlinda Nye
Zachary Crawford-Pechukas
W. Kent Prince
Drs. Thomas Ford Reese
James and Monique Robinson
Nan and J.O. Sanders, III
Mrs. Lorraine Thien
Mr. William H. Thompson
Mr. Eric M. Wedig
Mr. Harvey Wier
Laura Wilt


Mr. and Mrs.  Albert J. Beshel
Martha J. Beveridge
Tiffa Boutte
Donna Bradley
James Briscoe
Dr. Georgia M. Bryant
Burkedale Foundation
Laura and Allen Carman
Mr. and Mrs. Dan M. Cliffe
Sydney H. Crackower and Dean Altenhofen
Mr. Ronald R. Durnford
Lillie Eyrich and Rose Vines
Mr. Robert H Gardiner
Estate of Mrs. Sandra P. Heller
John and Kathy Heyman

Heidi and Arthur Huguley
Mrs. Joan G. Inman
Sylvia Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew B. Lapeyre
Lorraine LeBlanc
Victoria Loubiere
Beth and Robert Mazur
Mrs. Lorna Menzel
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Murray
Emilie Rhys
Mrs. Elizabeth H. O’Connor
Stanley Schwam
Dr. and Mrs. Jay M. Shames
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Thibodeaux
Dr. Gregory D. Tilton
Yvonne Vonderhaar
Art and Martie Waterman


Ellen Andes
Mr. and Mrs. Allain C. Andry
Bill Arthurs
Mrs. Harriett Balart
Mr. John S. Batson
Mr. L. Robert Batterman
Howard Bautsch
Brad Bazargani
Gretchen Bosworth 
Mr. and Mrs. Phelan A. Bright
Burkedale Foundation
Mrs. Diane Butler
Claudia and Steven Campbell
Mr. George F. Cawley
Clark and Lisa Charbonnet
James T. Clavin
Dr. Peter Collins
Marcia Cooke and Ted Cotton

Phyllis Cosentino
Mr. Kerry P Cuccia
Mr. George Dansker
Ms. Pamela Davidson
Ms. Megan G. DeVille
Ms. Marlene L. Donovan
Melanie and Ken Ehrlich
Dee Vern Elliot
Mr. Robert Evans
Drs. Annette and Julio Figueroa
Mr. Philip Freemer
Susan Fuzzard
Dr. Mary Frances Gardner
Joy B. Giraud
Kirk and Holly Groh
Regina and Andreas Hablutzel
Janet Haedicke
Seth Harris
Joan B. Higgins
Mr. Christopher Hines
James Knoepp

Dr. Amanda Barre Kogos
Mr. William Kramer
Mr. Lesley Jernigan
Ms. Emily Lapouble
Mr. Robert E. Leake, Jr.
Mr. Edward LeBreton
Christian and Miriam Lilje
Ms. Wilma S. Longstreet
Carolyn Wood Lorio
Marc Loudon
Rev. and Mrs. David B. Lowry
Mr. Jordy J. Luft
Brigitta Malm
Richard Martin
Mrs. Lorna Menzel
Mr. and Mrs. G. Edward Merritt
Dr. William Meyers
David and Sue Miller
Mr. Robert Mintz
Michael Mislove
Pam Moore
Eric Mund
Mr. Julian Mutter
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nead
Kenneth Newburger
Robert and Nell Nolan Young
Dr. and Mrs. Tom Oelsner
Mrs. Ruth R. Olivera

Dr. Vernon V. Palmer
Mrs. Thomas A. Parker II
Dr. H. Gunther Perdigao
Aurelie Puig
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney C. Pulitzer
Andre and Robbie Rubenstein
Beth and Jim Ryan
Ms. Rosemary G. Ryan
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Ryan, III
William Sabatier
Charles Sanno
Dr. Steven Schilling
Mr. Peter Schlesinger
Louise Schreiner and Tim Ryan
Kathleen and Edmund Schrenk
Mark and Sally Seyler
Sarah Seyler
Esther and Joe Shefsky
Bruce and Jackie Shreves
Margaret Smith
Dr. Maureen W. Stein and Ted Nass
Charles and Ann Stuart
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Stuckey
Mrs. Therese T Stuckey
Ms. Jan Sutton
Nia K. Terezakis, M.D.
James and Caroline Theus
Donna Vitter
Mr. Jason Waguespack
Julia and Cedric Walker
Eric and Regina Wedig
Ms. Julie W. Woolfolk


Frank W. Aderholdt, Jr.
Thomas Albrecht & Heather Schwartz
William Albritton
Mr. W. James Amoss, III and Ms. Nancy Monroe
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Andes
Judy & Allain Andry
Paula Armbruster
Mary Atkinson
Elisa Azze
Esther Bateman
John Bellinger
Ellen Bellone
Richard Beltz
Yolande & Stephen Bernard
Mr. Joseph Berthelot
Virginia Besthoff

Dr. Walter and Martha Birdsall
Leslie Blake
Gerald Bodet
Thomas Bonner
Carolyn Bouloucon
Barbara Bowen
Robert Branson
Fay Bright
Jefferson Brooke
Mr. & Mrs. James B. Brown
Mr. & Mrs. Aden Burka
Mr. Ralph Cadow
Rev. Charles J. Caluda
Joan Campbell
Susan Canavello
Dr. Robert J. Cangelosi and Ann Yvette de la Villesbret
Mr. and Mrs. Carlo Capomazza di Campolattaro
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Carey
Kathleen Carlin

Mr. & Mrs. John Case
Joseph & Dianne Caverly
Louis Chapoton
Gerald Christopher
Angela Cirami
Ms. Marilyn Clark
Mrs. Jacquelyn Brechtel Clarson
Jane Clayton, M.D.
Miles Clements
Allan Colley
Kelly Conaster
Michele M. Condon
Michael & Linda Coney
Ray & Ellen Cook
Marcia Cooke & Ted Cotton
Kelly Cooper
Margaret Corcoran
Margaret Correro
Janis Courson
Claire Binet & Jacques Creppel
Dana Cruthirds
Bob Cunningham
Hope Davenport
Katherine de Montluzin

Jennifer Deasy
Mr. Douglas Dike
Ms. Marilyn V. Dittmann
Ms. Marlene L. Donovan
Ms. Virginia M. Dribus
Karen Dunn
Milton Dureau
Leo Ehrhardt
Dr. & Mrs. Walton H. Ehrhardt, Ed.D.
Sean Ezell
Lawrence P. Ferguson
Dr. Gregory S. Ferriss
Micah Fincher
Mrs. Irene Findorff
Dr. Michael C. Finn
Ms. Laurie Fisher
Katie Flash
Ray & Peggy Fransen
Knowles French, Jr.
Joseph Friend
Dr. & Mrs. Harold A. Fuselier, Jr.
Marisol Garcia
John Gavel
Jackie Gillane
Mr. Dov Glazer
Mrs. Jacqueline Gold

Mr. William A. Greene
Hank Greenwald
Sandra Gutierrez
Mr. & Mrs. Douglas J. Haas
Stephen Haddad
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Hall
Gay Hanby
Mr. Stephen G. Hanchey
Mr. Sidney Hardy
Rachel Harney
Ms. Meredith Harnish
Mr. Kim L. Harvey
Mrs. Karen Haydel
Mrs. John G. Hegarty
Dr. Rick Henderson and James Bruce
Carolyn Hennesy

Shane & Melissa Hodgson
Mr. Brian Horowitz
Mr. and Mrs. John Howland
Monica Hunt
Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan A. Hunter
Mrs. Colleen Ingraffia
Ms. Georgette Ioup
Robbie and Cheryl Jarrell
Ms. Joan F. Jensen
Barbara Jezek-Withrow 
Ms. Kathleen Jones
Kathleen & Steven Judice
Robert & Stephanie Jumonville
Ann Kadar
Keller Strings
Brenda Kiefer
Andrew & Carey King
Kiwanis Club of West Jefferson
James Knoepp
Mr. Herman Kohlmeyer
Jeremy Lala

Carol Lambert-LaNasa
Cynthia L. LeBreton
Mrs. Gladys LeBreton
Dr. Craig Ledet
Marc Losh
Mr. Jordy J. Luft
Barbara Lyons
Ms. Barbara Campbell MacPhee
Francis J. Madary Jr.
Yvonne B. Madere
Joel & Suzy Mague
S. Ann Mahorner
Dr. Raga Malaty
Michael Mancuso
Anthony Marinaro
Shirley Rabe Masinter
Joyce Mathison
Sara Mattes
Craig W. Maumas, M.D.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Mayer
Mr. William McGowan
Elizabeth McNulty

Rebecca Meriwether
Diane Michelli
Suzanne Middleton
Elizabeth Miller
Mr. Jeremy Mipro
Michael Mislove
Ms. Melanie Moffat
Mrs. Barbara Mollere
Dr. & Mrs. Lee Roy Morgan, Jr.
Dr Canan Nebigil-Désaubry
Dr. Lynne H. Neitzschman
Ms. Bonnie Nelson
Mr. Kenneth Newburger
Kenneth Newburger
Rhona and Charles Nunez
Jerry R. and Linda Osborne
Lawrence Ozenberger
Mary Pagnutti
Ms. Magda G. Pelias
Ms. Duna Penn
Ms. Kristina J. Peterson
Ms. Murray M. Pitts
Sheela Plater
Diana Powell

Edd Rabon
Natalia Ramer
Yolita Rausche
John & Martha Reaves Head
Charles Reveley
William Reynolds
Camille Rome
Ava Rosenberg Nowalsky
Anthony M. Rotolo
Dr. Rafael Rubio
Leticia Santiago
Larry Schedler
Dr. and Mrs. Charles Scher
Drs. John & Sylvia Schneller, III
Shelia B. Schwartzmann
Sara Shank
Mary L. Shannon
Mr. Danny Shaw
Phillip & Ruth Sheppard
Margaret and Wade Shields
Katherine Shockley
Mr. Sam Simeone
Katharine Simister
Fran and Bob Simon
David Singleton

Jeffrey Smoyer
Joan Soboloff
Ricardo and Sally Sorensen
Betty Spurlock
Howard Stanley
Ralph & Sissy Stephens
Ms. Lynne Stern
Leigh Jeanne Strain
Mr. & Mrs. George R. Sumner
Dr. Stephen and Lynn Thompson
Gerard and Evita Victor
Dr. Nick Volz
Mr. Lee K. Vorisek

Mr. John E. Wade
Frank Wagner
Mr. and Mrs. David Wagstaff
Mr. William Wallace
Ms. Eileen Wallen
Ms. Miriam Warshauer-Cohen
Marjorie Weiner
Katherine M. Whann
Peggy White
Ellen Winchell & Mario Philipp
Kathleen Winter
Elizabeth Wolf
Betty Wood
Mrs. Young Yim
Hwang Youn

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