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Meet Our Donors

Why I Support The Cleveland Orchestra

Janet Kramer

My name is Janet Kramer, and I'm a proud supporter of The Cleveland Orchestra. My first Cleveland Orchestra concert was in the winter of 1979 when I moved here from Cincinnati. More

Q&A: Sharing 'Our Orchestra' With Future Generations

Tricia and Kent Smith

Since moving to Cleveland more than 30 years ago, Tricia and Kent Smith have fallen in love with The Cleveland Orchestra and found meaningful ways to stay engaged. In addition to a sustained commitment to the Orchestra's annual fund, Tricia and Kent also made a significant contribution to the Sound for the Centennial Campaign. More

Q&A: Our Choice to Support a World-Class Orchestra

Jack and Darby Ashelman

Ever since moving to the Cleveland area in 2006, Jack and Darby Ashelman have immersed themselves in everything The Cleveland Orchestra has to offer. They subscribe to both the Severance and Blossom seasons, contribute to the Orchestra's annual fund, and have established several charitable gift annuities (CGAs) that will support the Orchestra while providing Jack and Darby with income for life. More

A Gift That Supports Their Future

Tony and Pat Lauria

Great music has always been important to Tony and Pat Lauria. They've been avid subscribers and donors to The Cleveland Orchestra for many years, and it has become such a major part of their lives that they plan international travel around the Orchestra's schedule in order to enjoy more concerts at home and on tour. More

Q&A: Why It's Never Too Early to Plan Your Legacy

Steve Norris and Emily Gonzales

Steve Norris and Emily Gonzales have found many ways to get involved and increase their impact on The Cleveland Orchestra's future. They are actively engaged members of The Circle, the Orchestra's young professionals group, and have made plans for the future by including the Orchestra in their estate plan, becoming the youngest members of the Heritage Society. More

Q&A: Why We Support The Cleveland Orchestra

Dennis and Madeline Block

Dennis and Madeline Block have long enjoyed The Cleveland Orchestra with their family and have named the Orchestra as a beneficiary of their trust to preserve the Orchestra for other families to enjoy in the future. Their gift serves as an example for all who love the Orchestra and care about its long-term success. More