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Support Opera Ithaca


OPERA ITHACA relies on your support and patronage to bring professional opera to the Ithaca region.  Consider joining us today by making a financial contribution in support of our season programming. 

Please fill out our form, or send a check to:

Opera Ithaca
PO Box 71
Ithaca, NY 1485

Opera Ithaca is a 501(c)(3) organization. All gifts to Opera Ithaca are tax deductible to the full extent permitted by law and will be acknowledged publicly.

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If you are interested in underwriting a production, sponsoring or housing an artist or volunteering with us, please email Gretchen Van Valen, Managing Director of Opera Ithaca, at Thank you for your support!

OPERA ITHACA 2023 Donors


Elissa Cogan & Barry Chester

Deborah Montgomery and Andrew Cove

Dianne & James Orcutt

Schickel Rentals


$2,501 - $5,000

Mignon and Jim Groch

Barbara & Charlie Kruzansky


$501 - $2,500

Judith & Mark Ashton

Shelley & Ron Cooper

Larry Harrington

Betta & Jim Hedlund

Kevin Reilly & Leslie Carrère

Bruno Schickel & Amy Dickinson

Patricia Zimmermann & Stewart Auyash


$101 - $500

Christine Armao (In Memory of Patricia Zimmermann)

Caroline & William Arms

Linda Case & Barry Jacobson

David Hudson

Susie Kossack

David Kossack & Dan Taylor

David Kraskow & Elizabeth Hess (In honor of Dianne Orcutt)

Rachel Lampert & David Squires

Lynn Leopold (In honor of Dianne Orcutt)

Tonya Marshall

Johnine McCartney

Deborah Montgomery & Andrew Cove (In Memory of Patricia Zimmermann)

J. Ritchie Patterson & Lawrence Gibbons

Benjamin Robinson & Michael Scarcelle

Jack Roscoe & Kathleen Lynch

Edward & Nancy Siemon

Francesca Zambello & Faith Gay


$10 - $100

Barbara Adams

Larry & Micah Beck

Brett Bossard & Kerry Barnes

Donna Brock

Caroline & Gerry Cox

Robert Dattola

Lena DeTar

Lynn Deuschle

David Dinner (In memory of Patricia Zimmermann)

Marilyn Dispensa & Susan Kendrick

Mary Pat Dolan & David Kerness

Timothy Downs

Jeanne Goddard & Steve Stull

Gerald Gould

Arthur Groos & Bonnie Buettner

Virginia Grove

Peggy Haine

Rebecca & Ron Harris-Warrick

Cynthia Henderson (In memory of Patricia Zimmermann)

Thomas Hirasuna & Jean Hunter

Kris & Ken Hodges

Suzanne Jablonsky

Shelagh & Lou Johnston

Wendy Kimble-Dugan

Monica Lozosky (In memory of Patricia Zimmermann)

Ann Manzano

Nina Miller

Ronald Naar (In memory of Patricia Zimmermann)

Amina Omari & Ken Hill

Heidi & Mark Oros

Patrice Pastore

Gregory & Suzanne Perreault

Karen Powers & Jim Dennis

Elisabeth Prentice & Thys Van Cort

Monika Roth

David Ruth

Barbara Sadovnic

Sherry Scanza

Maria & Ed Scarcelle

David Shengold

Daphne Sola

Renee Stiles (In memory of Patricia Zimmermann)

Mark & Ellen Sussman

Garry Thomas

Pietro Toggia

William Turner

Christopher Umbach

Gretchen & John Van Valen

Janet Wagner & Bill Sonnenstuhl

Zendanesh Zegeye

David Zimet & Melanie Kalman


Housing Donors

Peggy Haine

David Kossack & Dan Taylor

Dianne & Jim Orcutt

Monica & John Vakiner

Gretchen & John Van Valen

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