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Our Supporters

We honor the late Richard B. Fisher for his generosity and leadership in building and supporting this superb center that bears his name by offering outstanding arts experiences. We recognize and thank the following individuals, corporations, and foundations that share Dick’s and our belief in presenting and creating art for the enrichment of society. Help us sustain the Fisher Center and ensure that the performing arts are a part of our lives. We encourage and need you to join our growing list of donors.
Major support for the Fisher Center and Bard Music Festival Programs has been provided by the following individuals, corporations and foundations.  Thank you for your generosity and partnership in presenting extraordinary performing arts programming in the Hudson Valley.

Fisher Center programs are made possible in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

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Donors to the Fisher Center

Leadership Support
Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Charitable Foundation
Carl Marks & Co.
Carolyn Marks Blackwood and Gregory H. Quinn
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Alan H. and Judith Fishman
Jay Franke and David Herro
S. Asher Gelman ’06 and Mati Bardosh Gelman
Rebecca Gold and Nathan M. Milikowsky*
The HF Foundation
Barbara and Sven Huseby
March Forth Foundation
Millbrook Tribute Garden
Nancy and Edwin Marks Family Foundation
Anthony Napoli
New York State Council on the Arts
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Denise S. Simon and Paulo Vieiradacunha
Martin and Toni Sosnoff
Felicitas S. Thorne

Golden Circle
The Educational Foundation of America
The Ettinger Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts   
Amanda J. Rubin

Dionis Fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Anne Donovan Bodnar and James L. Bodnar
Stefano Ferrari
Henry L. Kimelman Family Foundation
Jana Foundation
Donald and Gay Kimelman
Prof. Nancy S. Leonard and Dr. Lawrence Kramer
Lucille Lortel Foundation
New England Foundation for the Arts
Alan Seget
Sarah and David Stack
Thendara Foundation

Gary DiMauro and Kathryn Windley
Thomas and Bryanne Hamill
Paul and Lynn Knight
Lazard Asset Management
Ruth E. Migliorelli
Martha Patricof
Sarah and Howard Solomon

The Dates Fund of the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley
Curtis DeVito and Dennis Wedlick
James Gillson
Arnold Iovinella Jr. and William Bozzetto
Beth Jones and Susan Simon
George and Barbara Kafka
Gideon Lester and Tom Sellar
Robert A. Meister
Liza Parker and Frank Migliorelli
Samuel and Ellen Phelan
Ted Ruthizer and Jane Denkensohn
Myrna B. Sameth
David Schulz
Gail Shneyer and Abraham Nussbaum, MD

Donors to the Bard Music Festival

Leadership Support
Kathleen Vuillet Augustine
Bettina Baruch Foundation
Estate of Clyde Talmadge Gatlin
Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust
Dr. Barbara Kenner
Felicitas S. Thorne
Millie and Robert Wise

Golden Circle
Helen and Roger Alcaly
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
New York State Council on the Arts
Denise S. Simon and Paulo Vieiradacunha

The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Anonymous, in honor of Stuart Stritzler-Levine
Michelle R. Clayman
Rachel and Dr. Shalom Kalnicki
Susan and Roger Kennedy
Edna and Gary Lachmund
Amy and Thomas O. Maggs
Drs. M. Susan and Irwin Richman
Ted Snowdon and Duffy Violante
Anthony and Margo Viscusi
Richard and Dee Wilson      

Marstrand Foundation
Christina Mohr and Matthew M. Guerreiro
Stewart’s/Dake Family
Dr. Siri von Reis*

Elizabeth Ely '65
Dr. Sanford Friedman and Virginia Howsam
John Geller and Alan Skog
Helena and Christopher Gibbs
Elena and Fred Howard
Alison L. Lankenau
Martin L. and Lucy Miller Murray
Karl Moschner and Hannelore Wilfert
Jacqueline Royce
Janet and Michael Sirotta
Edwin Steinberg and Judy Halpern
United Way of the Capital Region
Olivia van Melle Kamp
Irene Zedlacher
William C. Zifchak, Esq.

* Deceased
List current as of September 14, 2021
Corporate Sponsors
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