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2022–2023 Patronships

Thank you to our donors!  Anyone who contributes $100 or more shall have full voting privileges in the Association for the membership year in which the contribution is made.  Support from In-kind contributors is immeasurable. 


Grand Ambassador ($10,000+)

Chuck & Nancy Coutant
Lois McKeever 
James Rome 
UT Battelle-ORNL 


Ambassador ($5,000–$9,999)

Adolf King Family
Bill Schwenterly 
Spectra Tech, Inc.


Grand Benefactor ($1,000–$4,999)

Becky & Syd Ball 
Breakfast Rotary Club 
Julie Carter 
Marlene & Chuck Darling 
Jana Datz & John Wurts, Jr. 
Mary Lou Daugherty 
Feldman Family 
Family of Jacinta K. Howard
JAZ Trust 
Charles E. Klabunde Trust 
Herb & Carolyn Krause 
Lee & Hu Family Foundation
Paul Leiby & Libby Clemens 
Penny Lukin 
Jay & Rhita Muci Family 
Eva & Dan Robbins 
Norma & Gene Spejewski 
Audrey Stelson
Jenifer van Tol 
Richard Ward & Susan Sharp


Major Benefactor ($750–$999)

Frank & Connie Larimer 
Joe & Thelma McGrory  


Benefactor ($500–$749)

Martha Adler-Jasny 
Jean Bangham 
Charles & Marion Burger 
Boston Government Services 
Noon Rotary Club 
Patricia Postma 
Irene Sullivan 
Joel Tillman 
Whitten Family 
Joan-Ellen Zucker  


Patron ($250–$499)

Ron & Linda Battle 
Chuck’s Car Care 
Martha Damiano
Dan & Judy DiGregorio 
Margaret Dory 
Miriam Griffin 
Richard & Evelyn Lorenz 
Wilbur Lin 
Brenda Luggie 
Priscilla & Scott McKenney 
Marese Nephew 
Lester & Pat Petrie  


Sponsor ($100–$249)

Reeva Abraham 
Richard Baylor, Jr. 
Coulter & Justus 
Art Dworkin & Fran Silver
Thaddeus Fortenberry 
Woody & Ruth Gove 
Melvyn & Edith Halbert 
Nancy Hardin 
Craig & Pamela Kallio 
Dr. & Mrs. C. E. Klots 
Elizabeth Lowman 
Lisa Muci Eckhoff 
Ann Odell 
Francis Pisano 
Blynn & Ruth Prince 
Carol & Frank Plasil 
Avigail & Victor Rashkovsky 
Valeria Roberson 
Jo Vaccaro 
Nikkie Wolf
Carole Yust


Contributor ($50–$99)

Jeffrey Harris 
Ann Harriett McCurdy 
Ann Mostoller 
John Rudolph 
Miriam Wankerl


Friend ($25–$49)

Patricia Agnew 
Philip Sklad 
Marjorie Swenson


Musician Chairs ($750)

Charles E. Klabunde Trust for Concertmaster 
Richard Ward, Susan Sharp, Lois McKeever for Principal Second Violin in memory of John McKeever
Carol & Adolf King for Principal Viola in memory of Soren King
Jay & Rhita Muci Family for Chorus Accompanist in memory of Herbert Eckhoff 


Memorials and Tributes

Jacinta K. Howard / Family of Jacinta K. Howard, founding member of the Oak Ridge Symphony in 1944 who played until 2001

Eva Andrews / Thaddeus Fortenberry

Jerry & Catherine Braunstein / Lisa Muci Eckhoff

Eugene Cohen / Anonymous

Sheldon Datz / Jonna Datz

Marcia Davis / James Rome

Herbert Eckhoff / Jay & Rhita Muci Family 

Cyrus & Rose Feldman / Feldman Family

Susie Ferguson / Rob Ferguson

Soren King / Adolf & Carol King

Adolf King / Chuck & Nancy Coutant, Chuck & Marlene Darling, Paul Leiby & Libby Clemens, Lois McKeever, 
   Lisa Muci Eckhoff, Oak Ridge Noon Rotary Club, Francis Pisano, Jim Rome

John McKeever / Lois McKeever, Richard Ward & Susan Sharp

Philip Rosen / Penny Lukin

Dorothy Weight / Dr. Chuck Darling



Ticket Donations

Our thanks to everyone who generously donated tickets in 2020 during the pandemic.



Becky Ball
Ingrid Busch
Mike Cates
Chris Dodson Family
First Baptist Church of Kingston 
First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge
Nancy Hardin
Historic Grove Theater
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oak Ridge
Jackson Square Business Association
Marble City Opera
Lois McKeever
Oak Ridge High School Orchestra
Oak Ridge Public Library
ORCMA Board of Directors
Pellissippi State Technical Community College Clayton Performing Arts Center
Princess Theatre
Roane State Community College, Oak Ridge Campus
James Rome
Susan Shor
South Harriman Baptist Church
Audrey Stelson
String Workshop
The Ferrell Shop
Through the Looking Glass, Antiques and Collectibles