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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 Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


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Donors to the Fisher Center


Leadership Support
Carolyn Marks Blackwood
   and Gregory H. Quinn
The Ettinger Foundation
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Alan H. and Judith Fishman
Ford Foundation
Jay Franke and David Herro
Gagosian
S. Asher Gelman ’06
   and Mati Bardosh Gelman
Rebecca Gold and Nathan M. Milikowsky
Barbara and Sven Huseby
Millbrook Tribute Garden
Morningstar Philanthropic Fund
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
Andrew E. Zobler and Manny Urquiza

Golden Circle
The Educational Foundation of America
National Endowment for the Arts

Director
Jamie Albright and Stephen Hart
Anonymous
Arab Fund for Arts and Culture – AFAC
Anne Donovan Bodnar
   and James L. Bodnar
Britton and Melina Fisher
Catherine C. Fisher
Guido Goldman
Dr. Terry S. Gotthelf
Greenway Heritage Conservancy
Institute of International Education
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Richard and Jane Katzman
Prof. Nancy S. Leonard
   and Dr. Lawrence Kramer
Lucille Lortel Foundation
New England Foundation for the Arts
New Music USA, Inc.
Open Society Foundations
George and Gail Hunt Reeke
Bonnie and Daniel Shapiro
Sarah and David Stack
Stair Galleries and Restoration
Thendara Foundation

Producer
Amphion Foundation
Terence C. Boylan ’70
   and Illiana van Meeteren
Gary DiMauro Real Estate
Martha J. Fleischman
Paul and Lynn Knight
Marika Lindholm and Ray Nimrod
Samuel and Ellen Phelan
Ted Ruthizer and Jane Denkensohn

Patron
Mary and Matthew Deady
Johan de Meij and Dyan Machan
Beverly Fanger and Dr. Herbert S. Chase Jr.
Dr. Sanford Friedman and Virginia Howsam
James Gillson
I. Bruce Gordon and David Levin
Thomas and Bryanne Hamill
Betsy Hammerman
Amy Husten and Jim Haskin
Arnold Iovinella and William Bozzetto
Beth Jones and Susan Simon
Kevin Klose and Deborah Ashford
Gideon Lester and Tom Sellar
Alan Miles
Abraham Nussbaum, M.D.
   and Gail Nussbaum
Richard and Enid Rizzo
Myrna B. Sameth
David Schulz

Donors to the Bard Music Festival


Leadership Support
Bettina Baruch Foundation
Robert C. Edmonds ’68
Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust
Felicitas S. Thorne
Millie and Robert Wise

Golden Circle
Helen and Roger Alcaly
Kathleen Vuillet Augustine
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Dr. Barbara Kenner
National Endowment for the Arts

Director
The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Michelle R. Clayman
Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation
Amy K. and David Dubin
Carlos Gonzalez and Katherine Stewart
Thomas Hesse and Gwendolyn Bellmann
Rachel and Dr. Shalom Kalnicki
Susan and Roger Kennedy
Amy and Thomas O. Maggs
Marstrand Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Ottaway Jr.
Drs. M. Susan and Irwin Richman
David E. Schwab II ’52
   and Ruth Schwartz Schwab ’52
Denise S. Simon and Paulo Vieiradacunha
Anthony and Margo Viscusi
Dr. Siri von Reis

Producer
John Geller and Alan Skog
Matthew M. Guerreiro and Christina Mohr
Edna and Gary Lachmund
Alexandra Ottaway
Andrew Solomon
   and John Habich Solomon
Sarah and Howard Solomon
Stewart’s Shops

Patron
Leon Botstein and Barbara Haskell
Lydia Chapin and David Soeiro
Helena and Christopher Gibbs
Elena and Fred Howard
Alison L. Lankenau
Martin L. and Lucy Miller Murray
Janet and Michael Sirotta
Edwin Steinberg
Allan and Ronnie Streichler
Olivia van Melle Kamp
Irene Zedlacher
William C. Zifchak, Esq.


List current as of January 23, 2020
Corporate Sponsors
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