Donors

Berks Youth Chorus gratefully thanks the following businesses,
foundations, & individuals for their support of the 2016-2017 season.

Corporations & Foundations

Artistic Director’s Circle ($3,000 and above)

  • Berks Arts Council/PA Council on the Arts
  • Reading Musical Foundation

Conductor’s Circle ($1,000-2,999)

  • East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc.
  • Grove Dental Group
  • Jerlyn Foundation
  • Law Foundation of Berks County
  • Sam’s Club
  • Stevens & Lee/Griffin
  • The Breidegam Family Foundation
  • The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation

MasterSingers Circle ($500-999)

  • Berks Community Action Program, Inc.
  • Berks Products Foundation
  • VA Productions

Chorale Circle ($250-499)

  • First Priority Bank
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Herbein + Company, Inc.
  • Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products
  • Reading Music Teachers Association

Choristers Circle ($100-249)

  • Bell Tower Salon & Spa
  • Interior Design Studio
  • Joseph D. Dantas, CPA
  • Penske Truck Leasing
  • Bob, Judy, & Susan Pollack – Fashion Outerwear
  • R. M. Palmer Company
  • Snyder’s Piano Service, Inc.

Training Chorus Circle ($11-99)

  • The Executive’s Solution, Carol Sheeler

InKind

  • Atonement Lutheran Church
  • Berks Packing Company
  • Crayola
  • First Priority Bank
  • Grace Lutheran Church
  • Hollywood Cleaners
  • Hope Lutheran Church
  • Interactive Management Services, Inc.
  • SHIRKWORX
  • A. W. Styer Photography Ltd.

Individual

Conductor’s Circle ($1,000-2,999)

  • Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Bengtson
  • Ben & Marianne Durnall
  • Diane & Walter Pohl
  • Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Pruitt
  • Dail & David Richie

MasterSingers Circle ($500-999)

  • Anonymous
  • Rev. Jack Abel
  • Carter & Kirsten Cheskey
  • Estate of Mrs. Lloyd Eschbach
  • Rosemary & Phillip Fraley
  • Mr. Charles Harenza
  • Chris & Phyllis Luppold
  • Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Maier II
  • Marlin & Ginger Miller
  • Shelley Kauffman & David Osgood
  • Katherine A. Sensenig
  • Katurah & James Sotzin
  • Elizabeth C. Wolfe
  • Linda & Glenn Yeager

Chorale Circle ($250-499)

  • Dr. Martine Backenstoss & Mr. David Altman
  • Dr. & Mrs. James P. Barrett
  • Beth Ann Crippen & Christopher Siebens
  • Curtis Glass
  • David & Nancy Hemberger
  • William & Sharon Luyben
  • Brian & Holly Michelson
  • Sandra Sittler
  • Joseph Smith
  • Darlyn D. Unger
  • Terry & Suzanne Wagner
  • Ms. Michelle Mart & Mr. David Walker
  • Mr. & Mrs. Larry Whalen
  • Victoria & James Wilson
  • Robin Zaremski

Choristers Circle ($100-249)

  • Lorraine & Robert C. Bell
  • Vicki Bowers
  • Mrs. Conchita P. Braun
  • Jane T. Pippart-Brown
  • Dr. & Mrs. Gary Canner
  • Carol & Stu Cohn
  • Mr. & Mrs. James M. Connors
  • William & Kathleen Cotter
  • Michele & Michael Cramer
  • Meredith Rung Creswell – in memory of the Rev. Dr. J. Max Creswell
  • Mrs. Leslie Deatrich
  • Caroline Dunford
  • Brian & Jill Felker
  • Diane Gaul
  • Elizabeth Gaul
  • Warren & Ina Grapenthin
  • Dr. and Mrs. J. Frederick Hiehle
  • Joan & Don Hinkle
  • Judith Kraines & Neil Hoffman
  • Mrs. Robert Jameson
  • Lee G. Kachel
  • Noel Karasin
  • Donna Karpenko
  • Austin Keretzman
  • Dr. Eve & Dr. Daniel Kimball
  • Lucinda Knauer
  • David & Freda Knight – in loving memory of Robert Jameson
  • Jim, Heather, & Sarah Kreider
  • Steve & Lisa Longenecker
  • Bobbie Lykens
  • Meir & Haia Mazuz
  • Neil & Terri McCormick
  • Pat McMahon
  • Chris & Toni Miller
  • Judy Nichol
  • Mr. & Mrs. Craig Perrotty
  • Henry & Janet Peters
  • Walter Petroski
  • Cynthia Phillips
  • Lori & Brian Powers
  • Rev. Thomas H. & Amy H. Reinsel
  • Deana & Mark Reuben
  • Russell Richie
  • Chris & Sarah Rickert
  • Mandy & James Roth
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard T. Smith
  • Ms. Barbara Spangenberg
  • The Rev. & Mrs. David Strobel
  • Jim & Donnasue Thompson
  • Susan Wagner
  • Maura Wesner
  • Reverend Mary E. & Michael G. Wolfe

Training Chorus Circle ($11-99)

  • William & Gloria Ballamy
  • Beth Blanski
  • Mrs. Gail Brown
  • Joseph Di Cindio
  • Anita L. Dolak
  • Ed & JoAnne Earnest
  • Edward Emery
  • Grete & Stanley Furrow
  • Brian Gallagher
  • Neil Gordon – in memory of Berrnadettel Backenstoss
  • Mr. Clair E. Gross
  • Nancy & Richard H. Hampton
  • Daniel Hemberger
  • Priscilla Hirschenhofer
  • Dr. & Mrs. Albert Hornberger
  • Mr. & Mrs. William S. Jaeger
  • Darryl Jeffries
  • Brian & Jill Kelly
  • Preston Knauer
  • Janet Koller
  • Frank E. Macey
  • Timothy McDevitt, BYC alumnus – in honor of his parents
  • Midge & David Pendergast
  • Ms. Joann Pun
  • Mary Jean Purdy
  • John & Annie Sallade
  • Ruth Shaffer
  • Steven C. Silverman
  • Bruce & Sarah Smith
  • Thomas B. Souders
  • Baruh Rodriguez & Margo Thomas
  • Laree Trollinger
  • Margaret Vath
  • Joanne Weidner
  • Harriett Ziegenfuss

Gifts in memory of Bernadette Backenstoss

  • Dr. Martine Backenstoss
  • Mr. David Altman
  • Edward Emery
  • Neil Gordon
  • Baruh Rodriguez & Margo Thomas
  • Dail & David Richie
  • The Executive’s Solution, Carol Sheeler