Donor Lists

BPO Supporters

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra gratefully acknowledges contributions, grants and sponsorships received from individuals, corporations and foundations $500 and above in the monthly program books and on this page. Click on the tabs below to see the names of these generous individuals and foundations who gave to the BPO through January 31, 2022. While the thousands upon thousands of donors whose gifts ranged from $1 to $499 are too numerous to list here, we gratefully acknowledge those additional individuals, groups, companies and foundations who give to us so generously.

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Allcare Family Services, Inc.
Mr. Joshua Arcadi
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Arena
Reverend James M. Augustyn
Ms. Joyce Bailey
Teo & Jennifer Balbach
Mrs. Susan Baumler
Ms. Elizabeth Bennett and Ms. Marietta T. Lorenzo
Berardi Immigration Law
Alice F. Bird
Mr. and Mrs. Gary A. Blessing
Renate Bob
Bruce and Jill Brown
Mrs. Dorothy J. Brown
Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts
Buffalo Teachers Federation, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. David Bullions
Drs. Douglas R.* and Barbara B. Bunker
John and Diane Burkholder
Tim and Belle Butler
CBRE – Buffalo
Mr. Robert Carnevale and Mrs. Christine M. Bylewski
Margaret C. Callanan
Joseph and Susan Cardamone
Janet M. Casagrande
Mrs. Therese Cavaretta
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Cecchini
Emmy Lou Churchill
Debby and Gary Cohen
Joan & Michael Cohen
Bob and Susan Conklin
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Conklin
John and Patricia Connolly
Mr. William J. Constantine and Ms. Margaret Wellington
Mrs. Donanne S. Coovert
Marilyn R. Cornelius
Dr. and Mrs. Harold G. Corwin, Jr.
Ms. Teresa Danforth
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dannhauser
Beverly J. Davies
Roger and Roberta Dayer
Julie Klotzbach and Gary Diamond
Deborah DiMatteo
Moira and David Dooley
Richard and Cornelia Dopkins
Ms. Marianne G. Dunn
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eardley
Dr. Amy P. Early
Dr. Edward G. Eberl
Joan Michael Eschner
Mr. and Mrs. Francis E. Evans
The Honorable and Mrs. Leo J. Fallon
Robert and Victoria Fernstermaker
Mr. and Mrs. Kim A. Ferullo
Michael R. Fiels & Mary T. Ricotta
Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Fisher
The Fitzpatrick Family
Mrs. Ruth Fleming
Maryann S. Freedman
Ellen S. Friedland, Ph.D. and Thomas A. Hays, M.D.
Rita A. Forman
Sue S. Gardner
William H. Gardner
Dolly Gernatt
Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Gibbons
Drs. Philip Glick & Drucy Borowitz
Mr. Otis Glover
George R. & Cecelia Grasser
Mr. William A. Greenman
Kenneth W. Gross
Ken & Gladys Hardcastle
Barbara R. Hayes
Heathwood Assisted Living
Dr. and Mrs. Reid R. Heffner, Jr.
Ms. Sharon M. Heim and Mr. David Wahl
Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Hemmer
Dr. Theodore Herman and Ms. Judith Ann Cohen
Dr. and Mrs. David Hohn
Duncan C. Hollinger
Dr. and Mrs. William J. Howard
Mr. and Mrs. John K. Howell
Mr. John Hurld
I Squared R Element Company
Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Jacobs
Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy M. Jacobs, Jr.
William & Genevieve James
Renee Joffe and Children
Mr. and Mrs. Mark I. Johnson
Mr. Alex Jokipii and Ms. Shari L. McDonough
Drs. Richard & Barbara Jurasek
Mr. Charles J. Kaars
Kathie A. Keller
Joseph Kelly
Ms. Bettyann Kinyoun
Ms. Juliet Kline
Robert and Barbara Klocke
Ms. Eleanore A. Klodzinski
James & Mona Kontos
Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Koppman
Paul & Marilyn Koukal
Joan Kuhn
Ms. Catherine A. La Porte
Dr. and Mrs. Kevin W. Lanighan
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Laping
Mr. Donald Latt
Dr. John Leddy and Dr. Carmen Alvarez
Joel and Fern Levin
Dorothy Lien
Drs. David B. and Madeline A. Lillie
Mrs. Celia Linder
Howard and Lorna Lippes
Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. Lubick
Frank and Kitty Lysiak
Karen Magee
Lucy C. Maisel
Ms. Karen L. Mathews
Dr. and Mrs. Walter S. Mayo
Stephen McCabe and Gretchen Wylegala
Ms. Barbara A. McCulloch
Dr. G. Allen McFarren
Kate McGhee
Mrs. Louise D. McGrath
Ms. Lucille Melton
The Honorable Judge Ann T. Mikoll
David and Gail Miller
Dr. and Mrs. Donald E. Miller
Mr. John E. Milner
Denis and Elizabeth Miranda
Ms. Pennie C. Misuraca
Mrs. Sally Moehlau
Dr. and Mrs. Herman S. Mogavero Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Morey
Ms. Sandra G. Morrison
Sarah and Richard Munschauer Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo
Eleanor T. Murray
Michael & Janette Neumeister
New Music USA
Philip Nicolai and Mary Louise Hill
Dr. and Mrs. James P. Nolan
Susan D. Nusbaum
Tim O’Brien Fund at the FJC
Bernard & Linda O’Donnell
Barbara Ann Oliver
Ann C. Pappalardo
Laurence & Sylvia Paul
Mary Jane and Walter Pawlowski
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Peterson
Dr. and Mrs. John H. Peterson
Rev. Diane & Craig Phinney
Gregory Photiadis & Sandra Chelnov
Gunther & Dorothy Piepke
Karen L. Podd
Mr. Keith Podgorny
Dr. Christopher Peter Poje
Mr. James and Mrs. Nancy Poole
John and Betty Preble
Charles and Joanne Privitera
Carol Dean Privitera
Scott Propeack and Heidi Friedman
Peter & Nancy Rabinowitz
Mr. Charles Korn and Dr. Deborah Raiken
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Ripley
Diane Rittling
Mr. Philip Rumore
Rev. Melody Rutherford
Mrs. Harriet W. Sacks
Salit Specialty Rebar
Mr. and Mrs. Mark W. Schack
Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Schaefer
Scott & Ardeen Schaefer
Dr. William L. Scheider
Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Schintzius
Gwendolyn R. Schopp
Mary Anne Seifert
Henry and Tricia Semmelhack
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen C. Shewan
Edward and Elizabeth Simmons
Dr. Joyce E. Sirianni
Mr. Carlton M. Smith
Kurt & Melissa Spaeth
Robert & Jeanne Spampata
Ruth & Ted Steegmann
James and Karen Stephenson
Edwin F. Stohrer, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. David G. Strachan
Mr. Joseph Sullivan
Marilyn & Irving Sultz
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Symons
Robby Takac
Guy Tomassi
Garin Tomaszewski
Mr. Mutsuo Tomita
Lyle and Phil Toohey
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur V. Traver, Jr.
Sheila Trossman
Joan B. Trump
Dr. John H Twist, D.D.S.
Ms. Mary K. Twist
Susan & Ron Uba
Mrs. Roberta M. Vincent
Ms. Melva D. Visher
Mr. Robert T. Vosteen
Mr. William Vosteen
Ms. Marlene A. Werner
Ms. Karen Wielinski
Pierre & Barbara Williot
Edwin* & Judy Wolf
Quinn & Jewell Wright
Arden and Julie Wrisley
Mr.* and Mrs. James C. Yuhnke
Gregory and Donna Yungbluth
Zaxis Architectural, PC
Amy M. Zeckhauser
Susan & David Zebro
Dr. Greg Castiglia & Dr. Valerie Zingapan
Irene D. Zinter
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Zylka



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Mrs. Vanda Albera
Ansie Baird
James and Linda Beardi
James M. Beardsley & Ellen M. Gibson
Mr. Thomas Beecher
The Better Buffalo Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
Mark Chason and Mariana Botero Chason
Mrs. Rosalie Ciminelli
Judith Clarke and Alan Dozoretz
Sally and Don Dussing
Peter and Maria Eliopoulos
Mr. and Mrs. Warren E. Emblidge, Jr.
Mrs. John B. Fisher
Lynne Marie Finn
William Freyd & Diane Carlson
Mr. Edward N. Giannino Jr.
Sarah Goodyear
Ms. Constance A. Greco
Dr. Angel A. Gutierrez and Dr. Elisabeth Zausmer
Edwin P. Hart
David and Eva Herer
The Hicks Fund
Monte Hoffman and Niscah Koessler
Dr. and Mrs. Curtis F. Holmes
John J. and Maureen O. Hurley
Drs. Clement and Margot Ip
Lawton* and Linda Johnson
Joy Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs.* Phillip C. Kadet
The Linton Foundation
Mr. Ron Luczak
Dwight King & Leslie Duggleby
Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Kreiner, Jr.
Mrs. Jennifer Lawner
Mr. and Mrs. William Maggio
Charles & Judith Manzella
Sandra and Dennis McCarthy
Frances L. Morrison
Nangee Morrison and Robert Warner
Mrs. Sheila M. Nancollas
Donald F. & Barbara L. Newman Family Foundation
Patricia Notarius/Premier Group
Mark and Stacy Parkinson
The Ralph F. Peo Fund at the CFGB
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Priselac, Jr.
Dennis P. Quinn
Robin Schulze and Adam Rome
Drs. Stephen and Monica Spaulding
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Sperrazza
Steve & Nicole Swift
Lorinda McAndrew Voelkle Foundation
Jim and Michal Wadsworth
The Western New York Foundation
Dorothy Westhafer
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Wetter
Wayne* and Janet Wisbaum



The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation
Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation
Carol and Angelo Fatta
The John R. Oishei Foundation


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Clement and Karen Arrison
Brent D. Baird
Cullen Foundation
Mulroy Family Foundation
John and Carolyn Yurtchuk


Mr. and Mrs. Brian D. Baird
Mr. Bruce C. Baird and Mrs. Susan O’Connor-Baird
The Baird Foundation
Anthony J.* and Carmela M. Colucci
Robert J. and Martha B. Fierle Foundation
Grigg Lewis Foundation, Inc.
Roberta and Michael Joseph
The Montgomery Family Foundation
Robert G. and Carol Morris
Mr.* and Mrs. George F. Phillips, Jr.
Steve and Nicole Swift
Mr. Gerald K. Thomas