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Friends of the Conservatory

As a Friend of the Conservatory, you designate your support for a specific academic department, student ensemble, high profile guest artist or special initiative. Your gift demonstrates your appreciation for the important role the arts play in our lives and our community.

Step 1: Consider Your Giving Level


$100 – $249
Benefits include:

  • Monthly email newsletter
  • Listing on the Conservatory Performs website


$250 – $499
Benefits include:

  • Level 1 benefits
  • Invitation to 2 special donor thank you events


$500 – $999
Benefits include:

  • Levels 1–2 benefits
  • Reserved parking for performances in Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre and Glaize Studio Theatre


Benefits include:

  • Levels 1–3 benefits
  • VIP invitation to an exclusive Dean’s Circle event

Dean's Circle LogoReady to take your giving to the next level? Become a member of our Dean’s Circle with your transformative gift of $1,000 or greater.

Step 2: Select Your Area of Giving

Friends of the Conservatory

Donations made July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

Champion | $1,000+

Mrs. Kimberly Anderson
Barbara & Andy Ferrari*
Ms. Susanne S. Jackson*
Marjorie & John Lewis*

Advocate | $500 – $999

Michael O. Forest
Gwen & Jim Montano
Bonnie Paulsen
Mr. J. R. Vakiener

Ally | $250 – $499

Joseph & Jane Beaudoin
Charles Herriott
Warren & Mary Hofstra*
Col. & Mrs. Bernard E. McDaniel
Eleanor Pendleton Monahan*
Michael Rutkaus*

Friend | $100 – $249

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Baczkowski
Scott Cassada
Doctors Laura Dabinett & Russell McKelway*
Dr. & Mrs. William W. Ellis*
William & Virginia Groah
Ms. Georgina Hammond
Mrs. Janet Helm
Elizabeth Howley
Mrs. James C. Laidlaw*
Stanley A. Lipinski*
Molly Lynch
Rachel Funkhouser Lynch*
Thomas Miller*
Mr. Stew & Fran Nystrom
Golder W. O’Neill
Courtney Reilly & Joseph Hammett*
Dr. & Mrs. Oljan Repic*
William & Cheryl Reynolds
Mrs. Barbara A. Roach
Catherine Sexton
Mr. & Ms. John Sherman
Jacqueline & Ray Snouffer
Janet & Elroy Sommerfeldt
Mr. Neil Sullivan
Dane Toler & Lee Ruddle*
Karen Walker & Robert Larson*
Alice W. Vance in Memory of Alice Williams*
Carole D. Vandergrift

*denotes World of the Piano – Piano Society member

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 – [Area of Giving]” 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.