New Mexico Performing Arts Society Donors and Sponsors

We would like to express our thanks to the many donors to NMPAS: The Chapel Series at Immaculate Heart, New Mexico Bach Society, and Santa Fe Flute Immersion.

Would you like to get involved? See our Action Items.

As of September 29, 2018

Grant Funders

Albuquerque Community Foundation, Garcia Automotive Group Endowment Fund (2017-2018)
Castagnola Family Fund (2017-2018)
Hoffman-Bravy Charitable Foundation (2017-2018)
McCune Charitable Foundation (2015-2016, 2016-2017)
New Mexico Arts (2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019)
New Mexico Highlands University Foundation
Santa Fe Arts Commission (2014-2015, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019)

$25,000 – $49,999

Richard G. Kurman: Major Sponsor, The New Mexico Bach Society since 2013

$10,000 – $24,999

Los Alamos National Bank: Major Sponsor, Santa Fe Flute Immersion and Season Concerts since 2012
Linda Marianiello**
Franz Vote**
Santa Fe Reporter: Media Sponsor since 2013

$5,000 – $9,999

Christopher Ihlefeld: Sponsor, The New Mexico Bach Chorale Debut Concert and the Easter Oratorio Project
The UNM John Donald Robb Musical Trust

$2,000 – $4,999

Aaron and Naomi Alter
Judith Auer and George Lawrence
Tim Bower, The Burkart Repair Center:* Sponsor, Santa Fe Flute Immersion 2012 and 2013
Century Bank
Del Norte Credit Union
Bette Evans* and Mike Makoid:* Sponsors, Santa Fe Flute Immersion and Season Concerts since 2012
First National Bank of Santa Fe: Sponsor, 2015 and 2016 Winter Solstice Concerts
Valerie and Bud Hamilton
Robert Marcus and Ann Coulston
New Mexico Bank & Trust
Martha and Ken Simonsen
Joyce and Whitney Smith
The Verne Q. Powell Flute Company: Sponsor, Santa Fe Flute Immersion 2011-2018
Judy Williams and Elliot Stern

$1,000 – $1,999

Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP
Plato Karayanis and Dorothy Krebill Karayanis
Lexus of Albuquerque
Raymond and Nancy Lutz
Peter Merrill and Ruth Wallack
Buddy and Irene Roybal
Mel and Hilary Skolnik

$100 – $999

Ruth Aber dba Mostly Madrid
Abiquiu Chamber Music Festival
Keith Anderson and Barbara Lenssen
John F. Andrews**
Gail and Bob Ansheles
Thomas L. and Yoko Arthur
Beth Auer
Debra Ayers and Greg DePrince
Rick Beaubien
Rachel Belash and Robert Burman
Esther Moses Bergh** and Randy Bergh
John** and Barbara Berkenfield
James and Diane Bonnell
Jerry and Barbara Bork
Paul and Ling Bower
Meg Bowles, Richard Price and Hannah Price
Brannen Brothers Flutemakers, Santa Fe Flute Immersion 2014
Valerie Brooker
Terence Cady
The Camera Shop of Santa Fe
Charles G. Case II** and Pamela Culwell
Linda Childers**
Robert and Patricia Ching
Beth Davenport
George and Marcia de Garmo
Mindy and Charles Demott
Nancy and Sreeram Dhurjaty
John and Lanie Dickel
Bob and Judy Eagen
Bill and Sheila Epstein
Doug and Laura Escue
Chris Fletcher
Dr. Anne Foster
Andre Garcia-Nuthmann
John Geffroy
Norman and Suzanne George
James and Joann Gillula
Robert Glick and Jacquelyn Helin
James and Adele Glimm
Dr. John Graham
Susan and Allen Gutheim
Scott Haley**
Wendell and Harriet Harris
Tom and Viola Harrison
Anna Jane Hays
In Memory of Marigay Graña – Anna Jane Hays
In honor of Linda Marianiello
Charles T. Hendrix
Patricia Henning
Irwin and Maya Hoffman
Barbara and Bernhard Holzapfel
In Memory of Barbara Holzapfel – Bernhard Holzapfel
Ted and Renate Hume
David H. Johnson and Sheila Conneen
IBM Matching Grants Program
Christine and Chase Keightley
Regina Klapper
Kenneth Knight and Richard Morehead
Brian and Melody Lee
Jeffrey and Joan Less
Edwina Lieb
Toni Lipton and Scott Temple
Mike and Barbara List
John Loehr and Meg Keen
Diana Lucero
Marilyn MacBeth
Charles MacKay
Kathryn and Manny Marczak
Nancy Maret and Tim Willson
Margie McGregor
Charles and Susan Mize
Gary and Mary Moses
David R. Nelson
Marie Newsom
Mark and Vicki Onstad
Henry and Ruth Ortega
Lucinda Pennington
David Perlowin and Paula Scarpellino
Nina Hinson Rasmussen and Dr. Scott Rasmussen
Veronica Reed and LeRoy Lehr
Don and Sally Roberts
Mara Robinson
Marquita Romero Apodaca
James S. and Kim Rubin
Steve and Lois Rudnick
Hassan and Cara Lu Salam
Gail P. Samota and Hall A. Acuff
John Serkin and Catherine Kurland
James Sicilian and Gracie Cainelli
Davida Simon Terry and Josefo Martinez
Nadine F. Stafford
Lori Stevens**
Nathaniel and Bina Thompkins
Jim and Solveiga Unger
Vic Vandegriff
Marvin Van Dilla
Frederick W. Vote
Richard Warsh and Cynthia Feiden-Warsh
Vivian Waters
Denise Wilder** and Brian Patterson
David and Christine Williams
Tim Willson
Marylou Witz
Rachel Wixom**
Norman and Barbara Yoffee

$25 – $99

Rose Archuleta
Janice Arrott
Norma Bekowies
Leslie Brodsky
Community Bank
Mary E. Cummings
Ken Dettelbach
Steve Gallion
Tjett Gerdom**
John R. Graham MD
Rebecca Howard
Winnie Klotz and Paul Hutton
Lynn Lee
Patrick MacDonald
Ann Mauzy
Vicky Pavlis
Nancy E. Perlman
Gary Polkowitz
David G. Ponder
Lisa and Karl Ray
María Estela de Ríos
Sharon and Art Ronnie
Nancy K. Ruiz
Betty Scannapieco*
Norman Shatkin and Katherine Mansfield
Mahlon R. Soloway and Leslie Carlson
Lynn Spivey
Camille Tierney
Howard and Cynthia Turner
Karen Turner
Beth and Tim Wallace
T. Spencer Wright
George and Nancy Yankura
Jacqueline Zander-Wall
Ann Watjen

In-Kind Donations

Marsha Aitken
Bob Ansheles**
The Archdiocese of Santa Fe
Jim Attlesey
Debbie Ayers and Greg DePrince
John Berkenfield, Executive Director (ret.), El Rancho de las Golondrinas**
Michael Blackwell
James Bonnell, Madden Hosea & Associates**
Chatter Albuquerque
Monika Cosson
Courtyard Marriott Santa Fe
Donna Elliot
El Rancho de las Golondrinas
El Rey Inn
Nanette Ely-Davies
Bette Evans*
First United Methodist Church Albuquerque
Robert Glick**
Valerie and Bud Hamilton
Alex Hanna / Invisible City Designs
Holy Faith Episcopal Church
Hutton Broadcasting
Joyce Idema
Christopher Ihlefeld
Immaculate Heart of Mary Retreat and Conference Center*
Inn of the Governors
Inn at Santa Fe
Chris S. Jones
Carol A. Karps (CAK Associates/professional grant writing and consulting)
KHFM Radio
Jennifer Kilbourn
KSFR Radio
Richard G. Kurman
Stefanie Kyser Esq.
R. J. Laino dba True Heart Media
Tom Maguire
Mike Makoid*
Linda Marianiello**
Marty Mathisen
Dan McSpadden
Shahin Medgalchi
Peter Merrill**
Charles and Susan Mize
New Mexico Museum of Art
Ruth Ortega, Ortega Insurance Services
Brian Patterson*
Lu Rojas
James S. Rubin
John Sadd
Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church
The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
The Santa Fe New Mexican
The Santa Fe Reporter
The Santa Fe Symphony
Betty Scannapieco*
John Serkin
Jeff Snodgrass
Nadine F. Stafford
Elliot Stern**
Lori Stevens**
Studio Z
Three Stones Consulting
Total Wine & More
Franz Vote**
Denise Wilder**
Tim Willson

* indicates Guild member
** indicates current or past NMPAS Board member


This is a watershed season for NMPAS and, with your help, we can grow our potential even more. The performing arts have the unique ability to create a greater sense of community through collaboration. We are therefore particularly excited at the number of new opportunities for NMPAS to work with other performing arts organizations and non-profits that share our passion to educate, inspire and create real change for the better here in New Mexico. In that spirit, we’d like to share opportunities for you to become part of this exciting movement:

  • Internships in arts management
  • Marketing and social media outreach
  • Photography and videography
  • Stage management at concerts and other events
  • The NMPAS governing board has voted to expand our capacity and welcomes inquiries.

For more information please contact us at 505-474-4513 or send an email to:

A Yamaha grand piano was donated to NMPAS in May 2013 by Stewart Mittnacht. The instrument belonged to his wife, Mary Shoemaker Mittnacht. Our piano resides in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel in Santa Fe. It is available for use in the Chapel Series, by the New Mexico Bach Society, and may be rented by other music organizations. NMPAS includes the Chapel Series at Immaculate Heart, The New Mexico Bach Society, and Santa Fe Flute Immersion. law.

For NMPAS and all nonprofit arts organizations, community support is vital to ongoing programming and the fulfillment of our Mission. Please join the many people who already support NMPAS by making a tax-deductible donation. The New Mexico Performing Arts Society is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations to NMPAS are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Our sincere thanks go to the many donors, business partners, foundations and public funding organizations that have already contributed to NMPAS!

Our Sponsors

This project is supported in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Art Works New Mexico

NMPAS is partially funded by the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission and the 1% Lodgers Tax.

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