Our Donors

Our Donors

Now more than ever, your support plays an important role in helping us sustain the quality of our performances for you and for generations to come. Consider making a donation. Each gift makes a profound difference in our success and in the lives of many musicians, students, and music lovers in Kingston and beyond. We gratefully acknowledge the donations received from June 1, 2023 – February 15, 2024. Thank you to the donors listed below and to those who have chosen to remain anonymous.


2023-2024 Donors

Encore Society

Gold Baton
$25,000+

  • Estate of Barbara M. Parrott
  • Kingston Symphony Volunteers
  • W. J. Henderson Foundation

Symphonic Circle
$10,000 - $24,999

  • Kathy Beers
  • Charles Milne

Maestro Circle
$5,000 - $9,999

  • Ameena & Taj Jaffer
  • Marion Westenberg

Orchestra Circle
$2,500 - $4,999

  • Dr. Eric Carstens & Dr. Anita Krebs
  • Peter & Reine Dawe
  • Peggy Geracimo
  • Janice Payne
  • Gord & Carol Ramer
  • Sherry Richardson
  • Margaret & Michael Sheppard
  • Charles Simonds

Patron
$1,500 - $2,499

  • Luca Andolfatto
  • Marilyn E. Bennett
  • John & Nancy Burge
  • Mark Chen & Mara Shaw
  • Dorothy & Murray Cotton
  • Janis Grant
  • Gunnar & Pauline Heissler
  • Gloria & Gavin Shanks
  • Gord Simons & Helene Kommel
  • Robert H. Thomas
  • Fenton & Jennie Weston
  • Denise Williams
  • Jean & Jim Wilson

Friends of the Symphony

Benefactor
$800 - $1,499

  • Arlene Aish
  • Josette Arassus
  • Dr. James Beliveau & the Honourable Helen MacLeod-Beliveau
  • Stephen Bonnycastle & Daryl Tremain
  • Dawn Davis
  • Dubuc & Tien
  • Dale & Sylvia Jones
  • Larry & Sheilagh Manuel
  • Melba Matthews
  • Julia McArthur & Justin Connidis
  • Katherine & Terry Murphy
  • Elinor Gill Ratcliffe, C.M, O.N.L, LLD (hc)
  • Tom & LaVerne Russell
  • Sonny & Gillian Sadinsky
  • Dr. Steven Salterio & Family
  • Nancy South
  • Kathi Toth-Switzer & Rob Switzer
  • Beth Woodley
  • Carol & Todd Wright

Partner
$500 - $799

  • Barbara & George Aitken
  • Alice Baumgart
  • Kim Carter
  • A. & A. Dierick
  • John & Jane Glassco
  • Dr. Tanya Grodzinski
  • Robert & Elizabeth Harlow
  • Sharon Johnson & Axel Thesberg
  • W. Peter Kissick
  • Janet Lee & Rob Wood
  • Ann & Steve Lukits
  • Valerie & William McCready
  • Neil & Karin McVean
  • Dr. David Mitchell & Dr. Susan Till
  • Gordon Muir
  • Daniel Norman
  • Gordon & Sandra Sinclair
  • Joyce South
  • H.J. Sutherland
  • D.J. & M-L Thomson
  • Gordon Thomson
  • Meikle & Margaret Turner
  • Peter & Lorraine Watson

Friend
$300 - $499

  • Madeleine & Edward Chown
  • Eleanor M. Christopherson
  • Keith & Harriet Collins
  • Jon Dessau
  • Nicole Eaton & Bill Park
  • Peter & Judy Froud
  • Eleanor Grennell
  • Beverley Harris
  • John & Liz Harrison
  • Linda & Robert Harrison
  • Myrna Haughton
  • Phyllis Kearns
  • Janet & Art McDonald
  • Sona Moffat
  • Mariella Morrin
  • Thelma Mott
  • Wayne Myles
  • Dale & Orla Myrfield
  • David Notman
  • Susan & Miles O'Reilly
  • Howard Pulver
  • Lyn Rapin
  • Michael & Penny Robinson
  • Diane Sackfield
  • Meg & Michael Shirlaw
  • William Stevenson
  • Gillian Turnbull
  • Margaret E. Walker

Member

  • David Allan & Laura Talbot-Allan
  • Judith Austin
  • Gordon & Joan Bales
  • Sue Bates
  • Donald & Sharon Beattie
  • Sonia Bergstrom
  • Lorie Bell & Jake Hofstee
  • Franceen A. Berrigan
  • Marilyn Birmingham &
    Matthew Gventer
  • Patricia Bogstad
  • Kath Brady
  • Alan Bronskill
  • Dieter Brueckner
  • Bob & Marilyn Campbell
  • Christine J. Cannon
  • Carl Chevalier
  • Patricia Chown
  • Martha Clarke
  • Janice Coles
  • Merv Daub & Elaine Forshaw
  • Helen & Ray Di Rinaldo
  • Rosemary Dobbin
  • Hanna Dodwell
  • Elizabeth & Robert Duffin
  • Diana Duncan-Fletcher &
    Fred Fletcher
  • John Eby
  • Leslie Farmer
  • Caroline Farrell
  • Renka Gesing
  • M. Elizabeth Gibson
  • Arlene Glynn
  • Sandra Hamp-Lane-Mortensen
  • Rev. & Mrs. William & Lorna Hendry
  • John & Henrietta Henson
  • Ian & Jill Hodkinson
  • Andrew and Pronica Janikowski
  • Judy Jeswiet
  • Gayle Johnstone
  • Silvina Kade
  • Dan Kasaboski
  • Gizella Keppel-Jones
  • David H. Kister
  • Laura Knap
  • Diane Lawford
  • Justine Lord
  • Vivien Ludwin
  • Linda & Brenden MacKinnon
  • John & Marj Mason
  • Kathryn McConnell
  • Gerald McGrath
  • James McLellan
  • David Mott
  • Astrid Muschalla
  • Nancy Nicol
  • Olga Oleinikow
  • Anne Palmer
  • Ron & Clara Paquin
  • Carol Pepper
  • Cynthia Phipps
  • Frank & Linda Poce
  • Lynnette Purda-Heeler
  • Nigel & Ann Raincock
  • Thomas B. Rance
  • Dianne Raniowski
  • Jennine Reid
  • John & Hana Rossiter
  • Andrea Rowley Panet
  • Claire & Peter Shragge
  • Cheryl & Gordon Skinner
  • Carole Steele
  • Frank Steele
  • Rachel Stewart
  • Carole Thierrin Nemeth
  • Michael & Carolyn Woogh

In Honour

  • Ross Beers
  • Mara Shaw

In Memoriam

  • Laszlo & Eva Acs
  • Julian Brown
  • Michael Davies
  • Andy Geracimo
  • Alan Grant
  • Elizabeth Krehm
  • Mary Lindt
  • Bobbie Frances Lyon-McKnight
  • Russell Lyon
  • Douglas Morren
  • Iris & Paul Smits
  • George Stephenson Duncan & Susanne Fletcher
  • Dr. Hans Westenberg
  • Konrad Wolf

2022-2023 Donors

Encore Society

Gold Baton
$25,000+

  • Kingston Symphony Volunteers

Symphonic Circle
$10,000 - $24,999

  • Charles Milne
  • Estate of Konrad Wolf

Maestro Circle
$5,000 - $9,999

  • Kathy Beers
  • Community Foundation for Kingston & Area
  • Elaine Davies
  • Davies Charitable Foundation
  • Margaret & Michael Sheppard
  • John Weatherall

Orchestra Circle
$2,500 - $4,999

  • Anna & Edward C. Churchill Foundation
  • Dr. Eric Carstens & Dr. Anita Krebs
  • Peter & Reine Dawe
  • Janice Payne & Russell Lyon
  • Gord & Carol Ramer
  • Rotary Club of Cataraqui-Kingston
  • Charles Simonds
  • Hans & Marion Westenberg

Patron
$1,500 - $2,499

  • Luca Andolfatto
  • Dr. James Beliveau & the Honourable Helen MacLeod-Beliveau
  • Marilyn E. Bennett
  • John & Nancy Burge
  • Dorothy & Murray Cotton
  • Gunnar & Pauline Heissler
  • Crawford MacIntyre
  • Gloria & Gavin Shanks
  • Gord Simons & Helene Kommel
  • Robert H. Thomas
  • Bhavana & Rakesh Varma
  • Fenton & Jennie Weston
  • Denise Williams
  • Jean & Jim Wilson

Friends of the Symphony

Benefactor
$800 - $1,499

  • Arlene Aish
  • Josette Arassus
  • Betty Bryant
  • Kim Carter
  • Peter & Carol Davy
  • Dubuc & Tien
  • Mark Frederick & Wendy Pentland
  • Dale & Sylvia Jones
  • Rachel Krehm
  • Janice Ley
  • Terry & Katherine Murphy
  • Helene Pratt
  • Tom & LaVerne Russell
  • Sonny & Gillian Sadinsky
  • Nancy South
  • H.J. Sutherland
  • Ross Wilson
  • Konrad Wolf & Cécyle Trépanier
  • Beth Woodley
  • Carol & Todd Wright

Partner
$500 - $799

  • Barbara & George Aitken
  • Pat Antliff
  • Robin & Bernie Boadway
  • Susan Cole
  • Dugald Carmichael
  • Julia McArthur & Justin Connidis
  • Glen Fast & Lisa Draper
  • Sharon Johnson & Axel Thesberg
  • W. Peter Kissick
  • Judy Lawless
  • Ann & Steve Lukits
  • Larry & Sheilagh Manuel
  • Valerie & William McCready
  • Karin & Neal McVean
  • Dr. David Mitchell & Dr. Susan Till
  • J. Gordon Muir
  • Dr. Steven Salterio & Family
  • David & Anne Sinclair
  • Gordon & Sandra Sinclair
  • Bradley Thachuk
  • John Wiley & Beverley Mahon

Friend
$300 - $499

  • Dr. R.E. Boyce Dentistry
  • Eleanor M. Christopherson
  • Keith & Harriet Collins
  • Jon Dessau
  • Peter & Judy Froud
  • Eleanor Grennell
  • Dr. Tanya Grodzinski
  • Elizabeth & Carl Hamacher
  • Beverley Harris
  • John & Liz Harrison
  • Robert & Elizabeth Harlow
  • Bob Hotrum & Maureen Farr-Eagan
  • Andrew & Pronica Janikowski
  • Phyllis Kearns
  • Gary & Heather Kembel
  • Ian & Elaine Ladd
  • Janet Lee & Rob Wood
  • Douglas Morren
  • Thelma Mott
  • Dale & Orla Myrfield
  • Dan Norman
  • David Notman
  • Susan & Miles O'Reilly
  • Cynthia Phipps
  • Howard Pulver
  • Barry & Dona Riddell
  • Michael & Penny Robinson
  • Diane Sackfield
  • Meg & Michael Shirlaw
  • William Stevenson
  • Estate of Robert Swartman
  • D.J. & M-L Thomson
  • Kathi Toth-Switzer & Rob Switzer
  • Gillian Turnbull
  • Kit Wheeler

Member

  • Shirley Albinson
  • David Allan & Laura Talbot-Allan
  • Barry & Julie Andrews
  • Ted & Janet Ashbury
  • Judith Austin
  • Sue Bates
  • Alice Baumgart
  • Donald & Sharon Beattie
  • Mrs. Betsy Beckwith
  • Lorie Bell & Jake Hofstee
  • Franceen A. Berrigan
  • Marilyn Birmingham & Matthew Gventer
  • Joan & Doug Bowie
  • Edgar Brown
  • Eileen Bruce
  • Dieter Brueckner
  • Susan Buckingham
  • Marg Campbell
  • Christine J. Cannon
  • Katherine Carleton
  • Anne Childs
  • Wendy Cliff
  • Alevia & Rob Colwell
  • Carol Dickson
  • A. & A. Dierick
  • Murray & Dixie Dittburner
  • Lesley Drummond
  • Elizabeth & Robert Duffin
  • Diana Duncan-Fletcher & Fred Fletcher
  • The Dwosh Family
  • Ronald & Brenda Earl
  • John Eby
  • Joan Edwards
  • Sharon Esford
  • Christiane Fleig-Hamm
  • John Kelvin Ford
  • Meg Freer
  • Stevan & Ruth George
  • Peggy Geracimo
  • Geoff Gibson
  • J. Edward & Teresa Gibson
  • John & Katherine Gibson
  • M. Elizabeth Gibson
  • Arlene Glynn
  • Sandra Goldman
  • Mary Gordon
  • Virginia Gordon
  • Karen Grant
  • Gordon Hall
  • Sandra Hamp-Lane-Mortensen
  • Camille Hanlan
  • Michael Hart
  • Myrna Haughton
  • Monica Heine
  • Rev. & Mrs. William & Lorna Hendry
  • Douglas & Ella Hogeboom
  • Paul & Peggy Hutchison
  • Kathryn Innes
  • Ameena & Taj Jaffer
  • Ralph Kendall
  • Andrew & Ann Kertesz
  • Trudy Killin
  • Don Kurman
  • Karin Lavin
  • Murray Lefebvre
  • Patrick & Sylvia Lennon
  • Ann Levison
  • Kathleen Lewis
  • John & Marjorie Mason
  • Melba Matthews
  • Norman & Linda Mattice
  • Joe McCabe
  • Daniel & Martha McConnachie
  • Kathryn McConnell
  • Patricia McConville & Michael P. Jordan
  • Mariella C.C. Morrin
  • Roy & Doreen Morrison
  • Mary Josephine Mullan
  • Myrna Murdock
  • Robert & Rose Nolan
  • Robert Pangborn
  • Ron & Clara Paquin
  • Carol Pepper
  • Stefan Petrovic
  • Don & Linda Petruccelli
  • Frank Poce
  • Kelly Purpura
  • Thomas B. Rance
  • Mary Sue Riggs
  • Bill & Sherri Robertson
  • Jane Rodgers
  • Vicki Schmolka
  • David Scott
  • Joan Sherman
  • Claire & Peter Shragge
  • Pierre Simard
  • Margaret Sixel
  • Rachael Souch
  • Sharron & Peter Stangeby
  • Frank R. Steele
  • Jennifer Tindale
  • Lois Elaine Tryon
  • Meikle & Margaret Turner
  • Nicolaus & Joanna Vandervelt
  • John Veenendaal
  • Jill Vitols
  • Pamela Walmsley
  • Valery Watts
  • Anja Wilke
  • Gail Williams
  • Kathryn Wirsig
  • Cynthia Woods
  • Carolyn & Michael Woogh
  • Leslie Wright
  • Janet Zilstra

In Honour

  • Ross Beers
  • The Ludwin Family
  • Amelia Lyon and Family
  • Erika Nielsen & Graham Smith
  • Melissa Scott

In Memoriam

  • Laszlo Acs
  • Julian Brown
  • Betty Clark
  • Arthur R.C. Cole
  • Kye Dalziel
  • Michael Davies
  • Susan Gibbon
  • Elizabeth Krehm
  • Sylvia MacIntyre
  • Dr. Ray Matthews
  • Mary Moore
  • Douglas Morren
  • George Stephenson Duncan & Susanne Fletcher
  • Hans Westenberg
  • Konrad Wolf