Supporters

WITH GRATITUDE TO OUR DONORS

Gateways Music Festival is grateful for support from the following individuals and
institutions for their contributions during the following time period:
July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017

 

Conductor’s Circle ($10,000+)
Eastman School of Music
Rodney Hatch Family Fund
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
National Endowment for the arts (NEA)
New York State Assemblyman David Gantt
Rochester Area Community Foundation
Betty Strasenburgh
University of Rochester

Harps ($5,000 – $9,999)
City of Rochester, New York
The Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation
Ann McQuay Arts & Cultural Fund II
John Morning
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Marie C. & Joseph C. Wilson Foundation

Trumpets ($1,000 – $4,999)
African American Giving initiative
Paul Burgett
Jeanetta Dunlap
ESL Charitable Foundation
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Suzanne Gouvernet
George W. and Mary Hamlin
James Hammond
Barbara Jones
Lee Koonce
Millard E. Latimer & Son
Robert S. and Roni Kohen Lemle
Toni-Marie Montgomery
James and Lois Norman
The Alfred and Jane Ross Foundation
Roger L. Smith
Evelyn Stroud
William Terry
Edith van Slyck
Gareth Warren and Kearstin Piper brown
Robert Thomas Werth

Cymbals ($500 – $999)
Erica and Jajesh Barnabas
New Bethel CME Church
Paul and Mary Callaway
Laurie Capozzi
Kijana Delores Crawford
Delta Sigma theta Sorority, Rochester Alumnae Chapter
Lance Drummond
First Unitarian Church of Rochester
Emerson and Vernita Fullwood
Carolyn Griswold Garman
Robert and Merilyn israel
Winston Layne
NCNW Metropolitan Women’s Network
Marie L. Rivers
Rochester Twenty Pearls Foundation–Delta Nu
Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa alpha Sorority, inc.
Jesse Rosen
Thomas Schumacher
Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity,
Gamma Iota Boulé
Jackie Taylor Holsten
Frances Walker Slocum
Brian Washburn & Kerry Greene
In Memory of Robert J. Werth by Robert T. Werth
Joan R. Willis
Janet C. Wilson

Media Sponsor

 

 


Violas ($100-$499)

Leah Abraham
Carol Adams
Aenon Missionary Baptist Church
G. Harriet Alexander
Jennifer and Franklin Allen
Lewis and Diane Allen
Marlene Allen
John C. and Carmen Allen
Mary E. Allston
Chris Anderson
Joan M. Anderson
Asbury First United Methodist Church
Matthew Augustine
Susan S. Barocos
Asish and Susan Basu
William H. Bayer
Richard Bell
Roy Benedek
Mike and Jane Ellen Bleeg
Carolyne S. Blount
Christina Blount-West
Walter L. Blount
Peter Bocko
Margaret Boros
Mark Bowenzi
Henra Briskin
Ann-Marie Brogan
Beverly Brown
Mariah Brown
Maryann G. Brown
Joel and Theresa Carter
Bill and Musette Castle
Maxine Childress Brown
Christian Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Francine Conwell
Lauretta Conwell
Walter Cooper
Ned and Linda Corman
Forest Cumming
Dianna Cutts
Katherine Gale DaCosta
Kathy and Kevin Damann
Barbara S. De Leeuw
Richard Douglass
Steven and Susan Eisinger
Environmental Services Unlimited
Exxon Mobil Foundation
Joan Feinbloom
Gail Ferraioli
Bruce and Margaret Finch
Robert Fisher
Richard and Nancy Fitts
Sara Bonnie Flagg
Peter Flint
Lawrence and Pearlie Floyd
Frisch & Denig Custom-Fitted Chinrests
Christine M. Fryer
Thomas and Marcia Fugate
Carrie B. Fuqua
Betty Garner
Highlands at Pittsford
Jewelle Gayle-Jones
Cecilia G. Golden
Cecilia S. Griffin-Golden
Robert and Gayle Harrison
Bob and Renee Hayes
Kathleen Holt
Cecilia M. Horwitz
Gloria Jean Howard
Robert and Ann Hughes
Ralf Hulsmann
Immanuel Baptist Church
Janet Irwin
Nina A. Jackson
Peter M. James
Sonia James-Wilson
Frederick C. and June Jefferson
Glen Jeter
William Johnson
Jamie Kerr
Richard and Sidney Killmer
Shirley King
Bobby and Kathy Kirven
Kite Tails LLCJoan S. Kohout
Jim and Marianne Koller
Evelena Lee
Vincent and Christina Lenti
James Lesch
Stephen and Georgette Lesnak
Max and Henrietta Levine
Katherine Lewis
William Lewis
Teresa Livingstone
Richard and Diane
Dinkins Lourette
Sharon Luckman
L. Theresa Macon
Richard Malenka
Gregory P. Marshall
James Mcbride
Laura McCree
Sharon McDaniel
Bernard and Essie Calhoun McDavid
Geraldine McFadden
Elaine McGowan williams
Kevin E. McKenna
Marvin and Peggy McMickle
Roger and Joyce
Burwell Miller
Molly Miller
Lauryn, Tamara and Larry Minter
Laura v. Morrissey
Gail Mott
Baye Muhammad
Jeanne B. Mullgrav
Maria Orengo
Dolores Orman
Our Lady of Lourdes & St. anne
Louise T. Peeples
David and Marjorie Perlman
Richard and Sharon Phillips
Angela Pichichero
Larry Pough
Joanne Prives
Nate Rawls
Janet and Bill Remizowski
William Ridley
Janis Robinson
Verdery Roosevelt
Jane Ross
Jamal Rossi
Rosemary Samentello
Frank Schiro
Julie Schnepf
Jon L. Schumacher
Robin V. Scott
William and Ruth Scott
Rima M. Segal
Philip and Karen Selwyn
Cecille Shorter
Jules L. Smith
Charles Speirs
Gwen and Richard Sterns
Barbara Stevens
Edwin and Lillie Stone
Joseph and Patrica tersigni
Julian and Mary Jane thomas
Raphael and Sherry Tshibangu
Jacqueline Ulmer
David Walker
Sylvia Walker
Emil Homerin and Nora Walter
Paul Warren
Nancy Warren-Oliver
Kate Washington
Rod Watts
Ann D. Weintraub
Dianna R. White-Gould
Donald R. and Alison Wilder
Christopher Williams
Kevin and Diana R. williams
Marylou Wise
Gabriele Wohlauer
Agnes Wright
Alice H. Young
Pat Youngdahl
Rowena Zemel
Barbara Anne Zinker

Violins (Below $25 to $99)

 Rachel A. Adonis
Ruth and David A.  Anderson
Thelma Apicella
Patricia and Thomas M. Ashby
Darline Augustine
Lewis Ward Baker
Rose Banks
Jean Barr
Daniel and Margaret Bavineau
Teresa Blake
Cheryl Blount-Gilbert
James U. Blount III
Jerry and Lynn Boler
Oscar Bowan
Mardell A. Brabant
Michael and Elizabeth Brandt
Melva Brown
Olga Brown
Willard G. Brown Jr.
Management Trust
David Bryniarski
Gil Bussey
Mildred Campbell
Eugene Carr
Carlet Cleare
Esther Cleggett
Lorraine Clement
Katherine Cobbett
Barbara Compa
Thomas and Twyla Cummings
Stephen Cutcliffe
William J. Daniels
Rand and Helen Darrow
Donna M. Davis
Joseph and Helen Dennison
Katherine S. Detherage
Bill and Agathia Deuss
Lottie Divers
Jesse and Margaret Dowdell
Peter and Martha Erhardt
Warren and Nellie Evans
Alma Evans
Alviron Evans
Susan Farrell
Alfred and Anne Fields
Julia L. Figueras
Mary Ann Fitzpatrick
Clyde Forbes
Gloria J. Forgione
Ricky G. Frazier
James and Cassandra Frierson
Joseph and Maudina Fulmore
Jonathan Garlock
Marie E. Gibson
Richard and Joyce Gilbert
Donald and Sheree Gordon
Joanne V. Gordon
Herman and Jennifer Gourdine
Shirley Gray
Mary J. Gutberlet
Hilary & Edward Gutman
Merlyn C. Hann
Edward Harsh
Leonard Hayes
Bob and Ginene Heberger
Kenneth and Maureen Hendel
Cynthia Herriott
Suella C. Hobbersett
Cynthia L. Howk
Wanda Humphrey
Donald and Polly Hunsberger
Katia Iannacome
Anna Nadia and
Luciana Iannacome
Irene Ingram
Aubrey Jackson
Thomacyna Ferguson Johnson
Chloe Johnson
Mordecai Jones
Mary Kane
Lonise Kittles
Nelita True Laires
Niraj and Mary Boland Lama
John and Alice Leddy
Joyce Lindley
Ray Lonon
Margie Lovett-Scott
Beverly Mathis-Hadee
Mansawear Uniquely You
Wendy May
Eldridge M. McClaney
Melissa Mead
Jacqueline Milligan
Kimberly Mitchell
Jarvis S. Morris
Richard and Elizabeth Myers
George and Fontenette Myrtle
Erika Nathan
Donald E. and Eunice Naulin
Denise Nelson
Dorrean Nelson
Mary S. Northington
Estella Norwood Evans
Kenneth and Edna Norton
Donald and Cheryl Olney
George Opira
Heide Parreño
Charles and Janice Plummer
Cheryl Pough
Stella Rainge
Regina Raye
Alice Raymond
Bing C. Reaves
Boddie Richard
Brandon Robbins
Curtis and Amber Robins
Gussie Roundtree
Marvin and Sora Sachs
Jacqueline Schucker
Allen and Judy Schwartz
Jesse and Eunice Scott
Patricia Shively
Douglas R. Sibert
Eleanor Siegfried
Arton C. Silas
B. E. Simpkins
Amy Sims Shaeffer
Marita Smith
Charles and Janet Smith
Maurice and Valerie Snipe
Barry L. Snyder
Silvia Sorensen
Robert Spratling
Ira Srole
Josephus C. Stewart
Rose Stokes
Tamara Strubel
Marcia Summers
Robert Taylor
Carrie M. Thomas
Weldon and Marilyn Thomas
Ronald and Millicent Thompson
Patricia Thompson
Aldith Tomlinson
Donald & Judith Toyer
Deborah Trout
Louis Valinoti
Carolyn Walker
Christopher Wallingford
Lewis B. Ward-Baker
Shirlyn M. Washington
Josephine Wicks
Janet Williams
Joan M. Wilson
Mary Ann Wolfe
Craig and Amanda
Wong-Jensen
Dionne T. Wright
Jeffrey Wright
Edward Yansen
Lena Green Young
Marcia Young

WITH GRATITUDE TO THE 2017 GATEWAYS
PERFORMANCE VENUES

Corn Hill Landing
Central Library
Eastman School of Music
Mount Olivet Baptist Church
City Hall, City of Rochester
Hochstein School of Music and Dance
Press Coffee CO.

WITH GRATITUDE TO THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR
MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT

WXXI, Media Sponsor
WDKX-FM 103.9 Radio


SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT & THANKS TO:

About Time Productions
Felix Holmes, Graphic Designer
Action for a Better Community
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Delta Nu Omega Chapter
Rhonda Austin
Steve Baldwin / Studio Astute
James M. Blount
Jerome Brooks Photography
Bruce Colburn
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Rochester Alumnae Chapter
DG&M Agency, Inc.
Richmond Futch, Jr./ Festival Poster Designer
Joanne Gordon
Michael Hager / Museum Photographics
Jim Hunter Photography
Ruby Lockhart
Java Cafe
Teej Jenkins / City 12
Kevin Leysath / CreativEye Photo
Richard McCollough, Videographer
Mirusmedia Metropolitan Women’s Network of the
National Council of Negro Women
Robert Mitchell
Mood Makers Books
Muhammad School of Music, Buffalo, NY
Rochester Association of Black Journalists Rochester
Chapter of the Links, Inc.
Rochester Genesee Valley Club
Pamela Chung
Darlene Harwell
Jeffrey Hasbrouck
Judy June
Nilcole Kettles
Rev. Michael Madden
Rahaad Parker
Chazener Ponder
Nyzere Ponder
Jani Ridgeway
Rae Jan Ridgeway
Christopher Robinson
Diane Webb
National Association of Negro Business &
Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc.
Rachel Scott
Victoire Belgian Beer Bar
Volunteer Festival Drivers:
Eddie Bryant
Alan Caine
Chris Cuby
William Lewis
Curtis Rivers
Melvin Smith
Samuel Smith
Maurice Snipe
Bobby Snowden
Ron Thompson
MacClurg Vivian
Luvert Walker
Thomas Warfield
Bob & Dorcet Watson
Clayton Wiley
Marvin Williams
WJZR-FM 105.9 North Coast Radio
Xerox Corporation
Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church
Stella Rainge
Gloria Adams
Sherry Barton
Sherry Boyd
Arie Boykin
Tina Carter