Support the LPO

Annual Fund

The following are gratefully acknowledged for new and renewed gifts made to the LPO’s Annual Fund during the 2022 season. A gift supports the LPO’s artistic and community programs that connect people and music throughout the region.


Lois and Lloyd Hawkins, Jr. Foundation
LPO Volunteers


Valerie Besthoff
Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute
Sybil M. and D. Blair Favrot Family Fund
Ana and Juan Gershanik
Gauthier Family Foundation
Susan L. Krinsky
Gia Maione Prima Foundation, Inc.
Ellen and Stephen Manshel
Mr. Edward F. Martin
Estate of James Robert Pope
Jeffrey P. Pounds
Estate of Carolyn Jones Ross
Selley Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Juergen F. A. Seifert
Catherine B. Tremaine


Drs. R. Ranney and Emel Songu Mize
Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust
Estate of James Robert Pope
RosaMary Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Stewart, Jr.
The Theresa Bittenbring Marque & John Henry Marque Fund
Virginia D. Kock Endowment


Arts New Orleans
Mrs. Adelaide Benjamin
Benjamin S. Brupbacher, Jr. and Lois Weil Brupbacher Family Foundation
Mr. Henry Bernstein
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Boudreaux
Mrs. Philip Breitmeyer, II
Dr. and Mrs. Stephen W. Hales
Dr. Bernard M. Jaffe
Kathleen Moore Vick Foundation
Louisiana Division of the Arts
Mary Freeman Wisdom Foundation
Ms. Courtney-Anne Sarpy
Touro LCMC Health


Barbara and Edwin Beckman
Mr. and Mrs. Darryl D. Berger
Eugenie and Joseph Jones
Family Foundation
Ms. Anne B. Gauthier
Georges Lurcy Charitable and
Educational Trust
Mr. James C. Gulotta and Ms. Susan G. Talley
Susan and William D. Hess
Ms. Angela Hill
Mr. Erik F. Johnsen
Timothy and Virginia Kelly
Mr. Paul J. Leaman, Jr.
Dr. Edward D. Levy, Jr.
Bob and Charlotte Lewis
Price LeBlanc Lexus
Jonathan McCall
National Endowment for the Arts
Mrs. Mari Servitje
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce L. Soltis
Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Strub
Dr. Robert Watzke
Mr. and Mrs. George H. Wilson


Capt. Gary Bair
Mrs. Donald M. Bradburn
Drs. Andrea S. and Archie W. Brown
Mr. and Mrs. J. Scott Chotin, Jr.
Arthur A. Crais Jr.
Estate of Isaac Dale
Linda Dawson
ExxonMobil Fund
Ella West Freeman Foundation
Ferber Family of Houma
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle W. Ferguson
Mrs. Ellen Frohnmayer
Goldring Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. Stephen W. Hales
Mr. Michael Harold and Dr. E. Quinn Peeper
Ms. Angela Hill
Jim and Betty Karam
Keller Family Foundation
Louise H. Moffett Family Foundation
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation
Patrick F. Taylor 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.
Nancy Sorak
Betty and Greg Speyrer
Ms. E. Alexandra Stafford and
Mr. Raymond M. Rathle, Jr
Standard Mortgage Corporation
Melanie Sumerlin
Lizbeth Turner
Woldenburg Foundation


Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
Doug and Mary Albert
Mr. George Bernstein
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Biundo
Cahn Family Foundation
Chaffe McCall
Veronica Costanza and Gerald Sellar
James Farrow
Robert and Ruth Force
Mr. Emmet W. Geary, Jr.
T. Larry and Darlene Johnson
Mr. Dwayne O. Littauer
Luther and Zita Templeman
Dr. and Mrs. Christopher B. Merritt
Pedelahore & Co., LLP
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) and
Mrs. Thomas A. Sands
Mr. and Mrs. I. William Sizeler
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Straub
Mrs. Lorraine Thien
Mr. Bernard Van der Linden
Weil Family Fund
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
Kathy and Gordon Cain
Ms. Nancy L. Claypool
Mr. and Mrs. Dan M. Cliffe
Dr. Gerald Cohen
Joan Coulter Fund
D’Addario Foundation
Mr. Gerald G. Daussin, Jr.
George and Milly Denegre Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dupin
Henry and Joan Folse
Judith and Louis Freeman
Ellen P. Frohnmayer
Rev. Susan S. Gaumer
Joanna M. Giorlando
Robert and Valborg Gross
Hancock Whitney
The J. Edgar Monroe Foundation
John Stone Coulter Fund

Nancy Kelly
Sun Kim and Kee Lee
Mrs. Charles W. Lane III
Dr. Ray Lousteau
Dr. and Mrs. Troy Macaluso
Lt. Col. and
Mrs. Dwight R. McGhee, USAF, (Ret)
Mr. Benjamin H. Motion
Morgan Keegan & Company Inc.
Nora Roberts Foundation
Sanford L. Pailet, M.D.
Mrs. Ellen Pecoul
Raymond James
Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez
William Sabatier
Sarracenia Foundation
Mrs. Ann Scharfenberg
Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Thompson
Joe and Judy Toups
Mrs. Claire L. Whitehurst

Patron – $1,000+

Debb Almeida
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard N. Alsfeld
Azby Fund
Gayle & Tom Benson Charitable Foundation
Charlotte Bollinger
Marion and Pepper Bright
Laura and Allen Carman
Dr. Carolyn M. Clawson
Darwin S. Fenner Memorial Fund
Eason Weinmann Foundation
Mrs. William H. Ellsworth
Mr. Dov Glazer
Dr. Amelia C Goodenough
Susan and Jimmy Gundlach
Lionel and Lynda Head
Joe M. and Anne P. Inabnett
Innovative Worthy Projects Foundation Kiwanis Club of Algiers
Lorraine LeBlanc
Robert Lyall

Jamie M. Manders D.D.S. and
James M. Riopelle M.D.
Mr. Mark S. Manguno
Kim Meier
Ernest O’Bannon
Ms. Regina O Matthews
Mr. and Mrs. Dean H. Miller
Elizabeth Miller
Dr. Cecilia A. Mouton
Max Nathan, Jr.
Ms. Carole Neubauer
Dr. and Mrs. Craig Parker
Emilie Rhys
Drs. Jamie Manders and James Riopelle
Lawrence Rosen
Paul and Margaret Rosenfeld
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Samuels
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Sarpy
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stahel
Ms. Carolyn Telthorst
James and Caroline Theus

Allegro – $600+

Suzanne Adams
Mr. John W. Andrews
Ellen Bellone
Mr. Larry Blake
Ms. Charlotte A. Brunner and
Alan Shiller
Lina Sue W. Cartmill
Peter F. Collins
Clare and David Condon
Dr. Raquel Cortina
Sydney H. Crackower and
Dean Altenhofen
Ms. Julie Dietz
Downman Family Foundation
Melanie Ehrlich
Melissa and Bruce Gordon
Ms. Regina Hablutzel
Heidi and Arthur Huguley
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
Dr. David and Catherine Robbins
Dr. Rafael Rubio
Nan and J.O. Sanders, III
Mr. William H. Thompson
Maria and Ramon Vallejo
Dr Robert Vasquez
Mr. Eric M. Wedig
Mr. Harvey Wier


Virginia Besthoff
Martha J. Beveridge
Tiffa Boutte
Donna Bradley
James Briscoe
Richard Buchsbaum
Burkedale Foundation
Thomas Burroughs
James T. Clavin
Hoolyse Davajian
Mr. Ronald R. Durnford
Lillie Eyrich and Rose Vines
Anne Marie Fargason
Mr. Robert H Gardiner
Henrietta Augustus Harris
Estate of Mrs. Sandra P. Heller
Dr. Rick Henderson and James Bruce
John and Kathy Heyman
Scott and Janet Howard
Mrs. Joan G. Inman
Sylvia Johnson
Rosemarie Kaskell
Dr. James Knoepp
Ruth and Larry Kullman
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Laborde
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew B. Lapeyre
Lorraine LeBlanc
Victoria and Max Loubiere
Rev. and Mrs. David B. Lowry
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Marier
Beth and Robert Mazur
Mrs. Lorna Menzel
Dr. Jane C. Miller & Bruce A. Miller
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Murray
Paul G. and Elizabeth Hofmann O’Connor Family Foundation

Renee Pflughaupt
John M. Pope
Vincent Prieto
Patricia Richards
James and Monique Robinson
Dr. Rafael Rubio
Peter Schlesinger
Stanley Schwam
Dr. and Mrs. Jay M. Shames
Mrs. Therese T Stuckey
Mr. and Mrs. Juan Suarez
Nia K. Terezakis, M.D.
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Thibodeaux
Dr. Gregory D. Tilton
Yvonne Vonderhaar
Dr. and Mrs Rand Voorhies
Janet White
J Wilks
Mr. W.F. Von Almen, II


Ellen Andes
Mr. and Mrs. Allain C. Andry
Bill Arthurs
Raymond Baez
Michael l Baker and Myles J Kearney
Mrs. Harriett Balart
Mr. John S. Batson
Mr. L. Robert Batterman
Howard Bautsch
Brad Bazargani
Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Beshel
Gretchen Bosworth
Mr. and Mrs. Phelan A. Bright
Dr. Georgia M. Bryant
Mary Ann Bulla
Ms. Mary Ellen Burns
Mrs. Diane Butler
Claudia and Steven Campbell
Dianne Caverly
Mr. George F. Cawley
Clark and Lisa Charbonnet
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
Milton Dureau
Jennifer Durst
Melanie and Ken Ehrlich Dee Vern Elliot
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M Elliot, III
Mr. Robert Evans
Dale Fleishmann
Henry Frantz

Drs. Annette and Julio Figueroa
Mr. Philip Freemer
Joseph Friend
Stephen Futrell
Dr. Mary Frances Gardner
Betty Gerstner
Joy B. Giraud
Robert and Mary K. Green
Kirk and Holly Groh
Regina and Andreas Hablutzel
Janet Haedicke
Douglas Hagerman
Carolyn Harris
Seth Harris and Julie Schwam Harris
Mr. Christopher Hines
Rachel Fei Kaplan
Andrew and Carey King
Dr. Amanda Barre Kogos
Mr. William Kramer
Cynthia L. and Robert LeBreton
Mr. Edward LeBreton
Christian and Miriam Lilje
Ms. Wilma S. Longstreet
Carolyn Wood Lorio
Marc Loudon
Francis J. Madary Jr.
Michael L. Mancuso
Richard Martin
Virginia McLain
Mr. and Mrs. G. Edward Merritt
William Meyers
Babs Mollere
Julian Doerr Mutter
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nead
Robert and Nell Nolan Young
Dr. James A. Oakes, III
Dr. and Mrs. Tom Oelsner

Dr. and Mrs. Tom Oelsner
Mrs. Thomas A. Parker II
Wilton Pate
Magda Pelias Dr. H. Gunther Perdigao
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
Charles Sanno
Schilling-Lawson Family Fund
Louise Schreiner and Tim Ryan
Kathleen and Edmund Schrenk
Mark and Sally Seyler
Esther and Joe Shefsky
Bruce and Jackie Shreves
Dr. Maureen W. Stein and Ted Nass
Charles and Ann Stuart
Ms. Jan Sutton
Sydney Touchstone Lawder
Mr. Jason Waguespack
Julia and Cedric Walker
Art and Martie Waterman
Eric and Regina Wedig
Robert and Georgie Weilbaecher
Michael Weiser
Courtney and Elizabeth Wilson
Laura Wilt
Kathleen Winter
Ms. Julie W. Woolfolk
Mary Zervigon

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