By supporting Astral, you are helping to develop future artistic leadership for classical music. Be the first to support these brilliant artists and take part in watching them grow and flourish.

How your support is put to work:

  • Industry–leading programs for emerging artists continue to be developed.
  • World-class concerts remain a part of Philadelphia’s cultural life.
  • Underserved communities receive hundreds of free music programs each year.
  • Philadelphia continues to be a hub for classical music’s emerging talent.

Thank you to all of our generous supporters

Leadership Society

  • ($10,000 and above)
  • The Joseph & Marie Field Fund
  • James B. & Keith R. Straw
  • ($5,000–$9,999)
  • Deborah E. Glass
  • Eric & Lynn Henson
  • Christopher & Laura Lindsay
  • Very & Murray Wilson
  • John & Brenda Wright






  • ($2,000–$4,999)
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Lisa & Michael Aronson
  • Amy Branch & D. Jeffry Benoliel
  • Joan Chait
  • Joan & William Goldstein
  • A. Christine Huber
  • Susan & Richard Huffman
  • Yumi Kendall
  • Christine Lombardo & Chris Prokopowicz
  • Jane McGuffin Books
  • Christopher R. B. & Evie Merritt
  • Jana M. Mossey
  • Laura Picciano
  • Chris Rinaldi & Brian Powers
  • Beatrice Rossman
  • William Schaefer & Diane Umbenhauer
  • Corey & Jonne Smith
  • Fred Snitzer & Jessica Cohen
  • Mark Steinberger & Ann Lebowitz
  • Thomas & Patricia Vernon
  • Louis R. & Cecile Vilardo
  • David Wolfsohn & Alexandra Gignoux

Emerging Artist Advocate ($500–$1,999)

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Julie & Jim Alexandre
  • Peter Benoliel & Willo Carey
  • Mark Edmund Burgert & Cecile Lefebvre Burgert
  • Rudy Chalupa & Lorrie Jurman
  • Barbara M. Cohen
  • Charles and Susan Davidson, in honor of James B. Straw
  • JoAnne & Albert DiSanto
  • Tamsin and Scott Fast
  • Robert Fitzpatrick
  • Carlos Gonzalez
  • Kate Hall
  • Ching-Yun Hu
  • Barbara & Jerry Kaplan
  • Sherman Leis
  • William A. Loeb
  • Howard & Cirel Magen
  • Leonard Mellman
  • Mark & Pnina Mintz
  • Joan & Graeme Newman
  • Karen Kruza & Richard Quinn
  • Mr. & Mrs. Kurt W. Reiss
  • Gabrielle K. Rinaldi, in memory of Al Rinaldi
  • Joan Rosenberg, in honor of Helene Levine
  • Dr. & Mrs. Louis Rossman
  • Dan Rothermel & Michael Hairston
  • Jerry & Bernice Rubenstein
  • Donald & Hether Smith
  • Rheta Smith
  • Henderson Supplee III
  • Michi Tashjian, in memory of Rossli Moser
  • Joshua VanderVeen
  • Gingko Audio
  • R.J. Wallner
  • Sherley Young

Community Engagement Champion ($100–$499)

  • Anonymous (5)
  • C Gloria Akers
  • Paul B. Anderson
  • Barbara Andon & Thomas Skopek
  • Lindy Barocchi
  • *Marcantonio Barone
  • Catherine G. Barrett, in honor of Deborah E. Glass
  • Beaumont at Bryn Mawr
  • Laurence Beck
  • Jane Biberman
  • Cristina Bicchieri & Massimo Bigliardo
  • Biscardi Vision
  • Diane & Lawrence Blum
  • Linda M. Blyth
  • Ulrich Boeckheler
  • Portia & Guillermo L. Bosch
  • Patricia C. Brodie
  • Peter & Miriam Burwasser
  • Sandy Cadwalader
  • Eugenio & Giulina Calabi
  • Alice Chase
  • Louise & Harris Clearfield
  • Barbara & Howard Cohen
  • Howell Cohen
  • Gianne Conard
  • Daniel Coren & Gretta Leopold
  • Anthony B. Creamer, III
  • Doris Dabrowski, Esq.
  • John & Ellen Davies
  • Ellen & Peter Davis
  • Cordelia & Donald Delson
  • Irene Dickinson
  • Marc DiNardo, in honor of Tom DiNardo
  • *Simone Dinnerstein
  • Donald & Geraldine Duclow
  • Sheila Dyan & Charles A. Gaglia, Jr.
  • Jonathan Eifert & Patrick Davies-Griffith
  • Margaret Emmons
  • Mr. & Mrs. Mark W. Erwin
  • Joe Eshleman
  • E. M. Eshleman
  • Aron & Joan Fisher
  • Luellen Fletcher
  • Edward Fox
  • Sheila M Galloway
  • Jean & Mark Gilbert
  • Tamra Goodrow
  • Barbara Govatos, in memory of Julian Rodescu
  • Rhoda Herrold
  • Jonathan Hodgson & Andrea Knox
  • William T. & Karen L. Hoffman
  • Deidre Watters & Peter D. Howell
  • Danuta Hrebien
  • Louis & Sylvia Jennis
  • Cynthia & Mark John
  • Everett & Carol Johnson
  • Robert Jones, in memory of Benjamin Franklin Jones, III
  • Justin & Mary Klein
  • Mike Klein
  • Beth Ann Wahl & Jack Kolpen
  • Margaret Kruza
  • Monica Kulaski
  • Margarete Larese-Ortiz
  • Walt Crimm & Deenah Loeb, in honor of David Wolfsohn
  • William M. MacDonald
  • Philip Maneval
  • Frank & Carol Manion
  • Diane Mattis
  • Anna Meadows
  • Mr. & Mrs. John L. Montgomery II
  • Dennis & Susanna Morikawa
  • Patricia Morlok
  • Susan P Mucciarone
  • Joseph Myers, in honor of Vera Wilson
  • Donald John Naly
  • Dr. and Mrs. R. Barrett Noone
  • Ellen Page, in memory of Dorothy C. Pinder
  • Ben & Terry Picker
  • Caroline Piven
  • Rebecca Bien & David Poll, MD
  • Mary Belle S. Rauch
  • Julie Reich
  • Lee C. Reich
  • Dr. Linda Reichert
  • Scott & Carolyn Repke
  • Kay Rinko
  • Evelyn B. Rosen
  • Stephen Ross
  • Anne Roth, in honor of Deborah E. Glass
  • Robin Sampson
  • Dr. Val & Patsy Sauri
  • Ross & Kim Schmucki
  • Deena Jo Schneider
  • Peter Schoenbach & Anne Tobey
  • Mr. & Mrs. David L. Schutzman
  • Tracy E. Segal & Mark Webber
  • Ruth Septee
  • Ron Sevold
  • Thuzar Shin & Matt Sunderland
  • Bob Siegel
  • Maria B. Smith
  • Gail W. Snitzer
  • William McLaughlin & Katharine Sokoloff
  • Sam & Rosanne Spear
  • Mr. Steven Ujifusa & Dr. Alexandra Vinograd
  • Ute Striker
  • Chik-kwun & Mary Tang
  • Stanford L. Thompson, in honor of Vera Wilson
  • Guy Veroli
  • Jack & Ramona Vosbikian
  • Drs. Vukan & Radmila Vuchic
  • Stefanie & Matthew Wakeman
  • Roberta Waldman
  • Janet Yamron
  • Nancy Zambelli
  • Raymond Zumoff

Chamber Music Supporter (up to $99)

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Alison A. Anderson
  • Harry Bambrick
  • Robert & Eleanor Barr
  • Robert Chase
  • Anonymous
  • Marta Dabezies
  • James R Eby
  • Allan Freedman & Amy Rappaport
  • Mark Garvin
  • Susan and Gene Glass, in honor of Deborah E. Glass
  • *Kathryn Guthrie
  • Martin Heckscher
  • Paul & Bettye Hensley
  • Eleanor James
  • Leslie Johnson
  • Herb & Toni Kestenbaum
  • Muriel Kirkpatrick
  • Wallace M. Martindale, III
  • Marjorie Philips
  • Gardiner & Deana Rigg
  • Antonio Sala
  • John J. Schlesinger
  • Elias Schwartz
  • David G. Shapiro
  • Richard Smith
  • Marianna M. Thomas
  • Claire Weber
  • Jennifer West
  • Dara & Hugo Woerdeman

Institutional Funders

  • Alpin J. and Alpin W. Cameron Memorial
  • Amaranth Foundation
  • Arthur Judson Foundation
  • CHG Charitable Trust
  • Christopher Ludwick Foundation
  • Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania
  • Connelly Foundation
  • COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL
  • Daniel W. Dietrich Foundation
  • Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation
  • Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Memorial Fund
  • George L. Shields Foundation
  • Hassel Foundation
  • Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial
  • John Alchin & Hal Maryatt Foundation
  • Joseph Kennard Skilling Trust
  • Leo Model Foundation
  • Maurice Amado Foundation
  • Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia
  • Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
  • Philadelphia Cultural Fund
  • Presser Foundation
  • Rosenlund Family Foundation
  • Ryuji Ueno Foundation
  • Sachiko Kuno Foundation
  • William Penn Foundation

* Astral artist or laureate

Contact us at astral@astralartists.org if you would like to be acknowledged differently than in our listings

Questions?

For more information about how you can make an immediate difference in the careers of our artists, call our office of Institutional Advancement at 215.735.6999.


Astral Artists is a nonprofit, registered charitable organization authorized to solicit charitable contributions under the conditions and limitations set forth under the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act. Please consult your tax advisor as to the deductibility of your contribution. Information about Astral Artists, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania 1.800.732.0999.