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Dean’s Circle

Your Support Makes A Difference!

“Membership in the Dean’s Circle offers participants a deeper understanding and fuller appreciation of the conservatory’s objectives and programs. It also gives us the opportunity to support young artists as they develop their talents and make this world a better place for all of us.”
– Bernie and Mary McDaniel (Members since 2017)

Dean’s Circle Membership (beginning at $1,000/year)

When you join the Shenandoah Conservatory Dean’s Circle, your annual member support helps Shenandoah Conservatory address the costs of excellence in performing arts training, equipping state-of-the-art facilities, hiring world-class faculty, and fostering experimental and creative student projects.

To learn more about joining the Dean’s Circle and the other ways you can make a transformative gift to Shenandoah Conservatory visit su.edu/performs/support or contact:

Melanie L. Mathewes
Shenandoah Conservatory Director of Development
(540) 665-4733

Shenandoah University is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All gifts are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.


$10,000 Visionary
$5,000 Creator
$2,500 Enthusiast
$1,000 Member


  • Name recognition on the Conservatory Performs website
  • Invitations for two to exclusive Dean’s Circle signature events
  • Invitations for two to meet-the-artist events with Shenandoah Conservatory students, faculty and guest artists
  • Reserved parking for performances in Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre and Glaize Studio Theatre




Mr. & Mrs. Andrew U. Ferrari
Ms. Amy Fielder
Miss Stuart T. Greene
The Honderd Family
Will & Libby Ingham
Marjorie & John Lewis+
Ms. Jacqueline B. Mars
Mr. and Mrs. J. Donald Shockey, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Alan L. Wurtzel


Mr. & Mrs. Paul Battista
Mr. & Mrs. Michael E. Hoffman


Mr. & Mrs. Bruce E. Hunter
Richard & Beth McCormick
Col. & Mrs. Bernard E. McDaniel
Ryuji Ueno Foundation
Jane & Neil Sullivan
Mr. & Mrs. Michael S. Tanguay


Ms. Rebecca A. Bowman
Ms. Judith L. Britcher & Dr. Patrick P. McDermott
Mr. & Mrs. Douglas C. Brown, Sr.
Jeanne & Gerry Connor
Hon. R. Clarke Cooper & LTC Michael J. Marin
Doctors Laura Dabinett & Russell McKelway
Ms. Clare Monahan Dame
Kathleen Diamond & Robert Beckwith
Dr. & Mrs. William W. Ellis
Dr. Tracy Fitzsimmons & Mr. J. Knox Singleton
Mr. & Mrs. Eric Fox
Mark & Erika Francis
Mr. & Mrs. Hyung S. Hahn
Linda R. Hall
Dr. Benjamin S. Hanson
Garin Hiebert & Roslyn Donald
Warren & Mary Hofstra
Ms. Susanne S. Jackson
Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Kott
Mrs. Barbara Laidlaw
Mr. & Mrs. Clyde C. Lamond III
Melanie & Perry Mathewes
Kimberley & Doug Mathews
Patrick D. McCoy,
in memory of my mother Velma Ann McCoy-Pulley

Middleburg Concert Foundation
Eleanor Pendleton Monahan
Dr. & Mrs. Stuart A. Monroe
Mr. Kunduck Moon
Mr. & Mrs. Mitchell L. Moore
Dr. & Mrs. William M. Murray
Dr. Kate Reed
Mrs. Jeannette K. Rinehart
Dr. Timothy J. & Carolyn Robblee
The Robertello Family
Dr. & Mrs. Timothy E. Roberts
Dr. Ryan D. Romine & Dr. Byron A. Jones
Rev. Richard Schempp & Mrs. Carol Schempp
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph L. Speranzo
Dr. Michael Stepniak & Dr. Anne Schempp
Mrs. Deanna W. Stouffer
Dr. Ellen Strober
Amanda Sweet
Thomas Sweitzer
Mr. & Mrs. Douglas H. Wheeler
Mr. & Mrs. James R. Wilkins, Jr.
David & Lisa Zerull

+denotes scholarship donor


Payroll Deduction for Shenandoah University Faculty & Staff

Shenandoah University employees can support Shenandoah Conservatory with recurring contributions using Shenandoah’s Payroll Deduction Form. In the form, select “College/School” and enter “Conservatory – Dean’s Circle” to designate your gift.

Shenandoah University is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All gifts are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.