Support – Society Membership


2017-2018 Individual Annual Fund Contributors

Each year, ticket sales cover less than 25% of the Orchestra’s costs. Help support your Orchestra and the music you love by making a donation and becoming a member of the Symphony Society

The Brazos Valley Symphony Society is most grateful to the individuals and companies who, by their monetary commitment, make possible the continued growth of the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra’s many outstanding artists, programs, and services.  Listed below are those individuals and organizations that have made gifts or pledges to the Symphony through the Annual Fund Drive as of Nov. 1, 2017 for the Orchestra’s 36th Season.


Premier Circle – $10,000+

Rose VanArsdel


Maestro’s Circle – $5,000 – $9,999

Friends Association of the Symphony Orchestra (FASO)


Concertmaster’s Circle – $2,500 – $4,999

Otway and Bonnie Denny

Robert Lotito and Cydney Donnell

Jerry and Cathy Loving

Creighton and Jeannie Miller

Bookman and Florence Peters

William and Elizabeth Ward in honor of Mary Koeninger


Orchestra’s Circle – $1,000 – $2,499 

Nancy Algert-Watson and Karan Watson

Josephine Berg

Leonard and Nancy Berry

Pierce and Carol Cantrell

David and Joanne Claridge

Grayum and Dorothy Davis

Paul and Kathy Defigueiredo

Norman and Linda Guinasso

Chuck and Lorraine Hermann

Sue Lee

Carolyn McDaniel

Karl and Laura Mooney

John and Carol Nichols

Chet Robinson

Ronald and Candy Rust

David and Valerie Woodcock


Benefactor – $500 – $999

Alethea Bair-Sutherland

Marjorie Benson

Dan and Donna Beto

Harold and Heidemarie Boas

Robert and Elizabeth Chenoweth

Ernest and Billie Elmendorf

John and Naomi Fackler

Jennifer Fredericks

Claude and Joanna Gibson

Jason and Marybeth Hoover

Albert and Mary Loudon

Joe and Carolyn Merritt

Glen and Jennifer Miller

Haskell and Jo Monroe

Susan and Bardin Nelson, Jr.

Sheran Riley

Charles and Cindy Still in Memory of Col. Joe T. Haney

Rand and Doris Watson

Ward and Diane Wells

Dean and Dorothy Wichern

Dick and Linda Witherite


Patron – $250 – $499

Kenneth and Kathi Appelt

William and Nancy Benfer

Douglas and Carol Biggs

Paul Boatright

Robert and Blanche Brick

Irwin and Claudia Carroll

Richard Carroll in Memory of Ruth Clearfield

Franco and Sandra da Conturbia

Terrance and Stacy Dill

Fred and Katherine Gardner

Ivy Geiger

Anat and Nehemia Geva

Gary and Judy Hart

Rodney and Susan Hill

Pat and Gail Henry

David Jarrett

Randi and Averyt Knapp in Memory of Virginia and Russell Mays

Michael J. King and Robin L. Altholz

Christopher Lang

Billy and Mary Jo Lay 

Randall and Irene Light

Janelle McAnally

Mike and Laura Williams

Richard and Joyce Perkins

Michael and Karen Pilant

Edwin and Allethaire Price

Joseph and Lorraine Quinlan

Don Rice and Pat Allen Rice

Werner and Beverly Rose

David and Lou Ellen Ruesink

Mark and Carol Sadoski

Barry and Ann Satterwhite

Margaret E. Touchstone

Tom Vogel and Barbara Gastel

Tommy and Marsha Williams in Memory of Emil Ogden

Roland Schweitzer and Susan Woodard


Sponsor – $100 – $249 

Donald and Maria Austin

Karen Bachman

Scott Ball and Janice Bradshaw

Douglas and Kristy Becker

Linda Bow

Paula Burkhalter in Memory of Morris Gene Butler

Huey Denman

Ronald and Barbara Douglas

Frank and Shirley Edmiston

Charles and Tedi Ellison

Davis and Phyllis Fahlquist

Ann Fancher

Virginia Fox

Stephen Fulling

Ed and Janet Harris

Ted and Anne Hazen

James Heilman and Nan Reichel-Heilman

Don Hellriegel

Clifford and Alice Hoelscher

James and Marilyn Hooton

Weiping Shi and Jenny Guozhen Huang

Susan Irza

William Jones

Rodger and Patricia Koppa

James and Erin Kracht

Andreas Kronenberg

Karen Kubena

John and Claire Lillie in Memory of Col. Joe T. Haney

Marti Marberry and Thomas Roraff

John and Bets McSpadden

Larry and Joyce Piper

Mary Ann Powell

Andrew Ross and Mary Hilderbrand

Tom and Kathy Ritter

Peggy Samson

Timothy and Christine Seubert

Kirby and Teresa Smith

Robert and Pamela Smits

Charles and Cindy Still

Carol Suter

Ed and Bea Uvacek, Jr.

Mary Volz

Ann Wiatt

Joe and Lima Williams

Beverly Young

William and Mary Young


Friend – $50 – $99

Elizabeth Amdor in Honor of Roberta Gullett Briody

Marcia Bennett

Lorence Bravenec in Honor of Helen Bravenec and Robert Kenefick

James and Mildred Carter

David Dellwo and Nancy Inglis

David Dibello

Gracie Graves

Jeanell Haynie

Lynn and Bonnie Burlbaw

Jane Miller

Navasota Music Study Club

Paula Neuman

Mary Parish

Mary Frances Ross

Carol Scamardo

Martha Vilas

Mary Walker

Dahlis Waller

Deborah Webb

Peter Witt and Joyce Nies

Dave and Jennifer Weber

Arlene Wood