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Our Patrons

Philanthropic partnerships come in all shapes and sizes.

Whatever the shape or size, you are helping WASO make a difference and we thank you for your support. WASO’s philanthropy program continues to grow, supporting our vision now and into the future. It is an exciting time be a part of this community, to meet our musicians and to know you have helped your Orchestra to touch souls and enrich lives through music. Together we can do amazing things.

If you are interested in becoming a Patron or learning more about WASO Philanthropy, please contact

Alecia Benzie, Executive Manager, Philanthropy (08) 9326 0020 or benziea@waso.com.au
Jacinta Sirr, Philanthropy & Annual Giving Manager (08) 9326 0014 or email sirrj@waso.com.au
Sarah Tompkin, Planned Giving Manager (08) 9326 0017 or email tompkins@waso.com.au

All donations over $2 are fully tax deductible.

Endowment Fund for the Orchestra      

This fund includes major donations from:                                              

Tom & Jean Arkley
Janet Holmes à Court AC
Minderoo Foundation
Sagitte Yom-Tov Fund

Estates

WASO is extremely grateful for the
bequests received from the Estates of:

Rachel Mabel Chapman
Mrs Roslyn Warrick
Judy Sienkiewicz
Anonymous (5)

Symphony Circle

Recognising Patrons who have made a provision in their Will to the Orchestra:

Ms Davilia Bleckly
Mr John Bonny
Dr G Campbell-Evans
Deirdre Carlin
Anita & James Clayton
S & J Dale
Dr Michael Flacks
Judith Gedero
Robyn Glindemann
Gwenyth Greenwood
The Guy Family
Emi & Warren Jones
Colin & Jo King
Rachael Kirk & Tim White
Paul Lee
Wolfgang Lehmkuhl
Deborah Marsh
Suzanne Nash
Tosi Nottage in memory of Edgar Nottage
Nigel & Dr Heather Rogers
Gavin Toovey & Jaehan Lee
Sheila Wileman
Sagitte Yom-Tov Fund
Anonymous (31)

                                     

Excellence Circle

Supporting excellence across all we do:

Jean Arkley
Bob & Gay Branchi
Janet Holmes à Court AC
Dr Patricia Kailis
Torsten & Mona Ketelsen
Rod & Margaret Marston
Michael Utsler
Leanne & Sam Walsh

WASO & WAGNER

Supporting our two-year Wagner project culminating in our production of Tristan & Isolde in 2018:

Gold circle

Gifts $5,000 - $9,999

Hon Jane Mathews AO
John Overton
Joyce Westrip OAM

Silver Circle

Gifts $2,500 - $4,999

Dr & Mrs P Breidahl
Stephen Davis & Linda Savage
The Richard Wagner Society of Western Australia (Inc)

Bronze Circle

Gifts $1,000 - $2,499

Constance Chapman
Lorraine Ellard
Gwenyth Greenwood
Mr M Hawkins
Dr Penny Herbert in memory of Dunstan Herbert
Dr John Meyer
Joshua & Pamela Pitt
Anonymous (2)


Wagner Friends

Gifts < $1,000

Jane & Allan Green
Rosemary Grigg & Peter Flanigan
Joseph Kelleher
Rae Metcalf
Adrienne & Max Walters AM
Mrs Barbara Wilcox
Anonymous (2)

 

 

 

 

REACH OUT

Supporting our Education & Community
Engagement programs:


Jean Arkley
Ron & Penny Crittall
Ann Darby
Ken Evans
Robyn Glindemann
The Ionian Club Perth '81
The James Galvin Foundation
Barrie & Jude Lepley
Rosalind Lilley
McCusker Charitable Foundation
Simon Lee Foundation
Peter & Jean Stokes
Ruth Stratton
Anonymous (1)

Crescendo Giving Circle

Supporting our long-term music education program in Kwinana:

AOT Consulting Pty Ltd
Jean Arkley
Kaylene Cousins
The Crown Resorts Foundation & Packer Family Foundation
Euroz Charitable Foundation
Madeleine King MP, Federal Member for Brand
Rosalind Lilley
Mrs Morrell
Pamela Pitt
Deborah & Miles Protter
Dr Lance Risbey
The Spivakovsky Jubilee
Valerie Vicich
Anonymous (1)   

INSTRUMENT FUND 

We thank our Patrons who have supported our Instrument fund: 

John Albright & Susan Lorimer - EChO Double Base
Deborah Marsh - Cor Anglais
Peggy & Tom Stacy - Cor Anglais
Jean & Peter Stokes - Cello & Tuba

THE WASO SONG BOOK

We are grateful to those who have supported new works commissioned for the Orchestra by WASO:

Janet Holmes à Court AC
Peter Dawson
Barrie & Jude Lepley
Geoff Stearn
Anonymous (1)

 

     

The following Patrons donate to our Annual Giving program and their support is gratefully acknowledged:
 

Principal Conductor’s Circle

Gifts $20,000+

Janet Holmes à Court AC                                            
John Albright & Susan Lorimer
Patricia New
Peter & Jean Stokes
Sue & Ron Wooller (Orchestral Chair Partners - Principal Bassoon)

Impresario Patron

Gifts $10,000 - $19,999

Gay & Bob Branchi
Gavin Bunning
Peter & Lesley Davies (Orchestral Chair Partners - Tutti Viola)
Tony & Gwenyth Lennon
Margaret & Rod Marston
Joshua & Pamela Pitt
Trish Williams

Maestro Patron

Gifts $5,000 - $9,999

Jean Arkley in memory of Tom Arkley
Bill Bloking
Ian & Elizabeth Constable
Moira & John Dobson
Tim & Lexie Elliott
Bridget Faye AM
E & EA Fraunschiel
Gilbert George
Dr Patricia Kailis
Keith & Gaye Kessell
Dr Ronny Low & Dr Emma Richardson
Bryant & Louise Macfie
Paula & John Phillips
G. J. Seach
Richard Tarala & Lyn Beazley AO
Ros Thomson
Anonymous (2)

Virtuoso Patron

Gifts $2,500 - $4,999

Dr Fred Affleck AO & Mrs Margaret Affleck
Neil Archibald & Alan R Dodge AM
David & Suzanne Biddles
Peter & Marjorie Bird
Dr G Campbell-Evans
Prof Jonathan Carapetis & Prof Sue Skull
Rev Dr John and Prof Rachel Cardell-Oliver
Mark Coughlan & Dr Pei-Yin Hsu
Diane Coxon
Stephen Davis & Linda Savage
Bev East
Robyn Glindemann
Brian & Romola Haggerty
Warwick Hemsley & Melissa Parke
Sue Hovell
Peter Ingram
Jim & Freda Irenic
Eleanor John & Finn Barrett
Kelly Family
Michael & Dale Kitney
Stephanie & John Kobelke
Dr Richard & Patricia Lyon
Mrs Morrell
Anne Nolan
Tim Pavy & Cathy Cole
Dr Lance Risbey & Ms Elizabeth Sachse
Melanie & Paul Shannon
Gail & Tony Sutherland
Gene Tilbrook
Michael & Helen Tuite
Stan & Valerie Vicich
Joyce Westrip OAM
Andrew & Marie Yuncken
Anonymous (2)

 


 

 

PRINCIPAL PATRON

Gifts $1,000 - $2,499

Caroline Allen & Sandy Dunn
Prue Ashurst in memory of Eoin Cameron
Margaret Atkins
Dan Bam
Noelle Beasley
Colin & Sarah Beckett
Tony & Mary Beeley
Kevin Blake
Matthew J C Blampey
Namy Bodinner
Peter & Eve Boland
Dr & Mrs P Breidahl
Jean Brodie-Hall AM
Marilyn & Ian Burton
Dr Anne Chester
Peter & Sue Clifton
David Cooke
Arthur & Nerina Coopes
Hon June Craig AM
Maree Creighton & Kevin Davis
Brian Cresswell
Gay & John Cruickshank
Rai & Erika Dolinschek
Pamela Joy Douglas and Simon Douglas
Julian Dowse
Megan Edwards
Lorraine Ellard
Richard Farago
P & J Fisher
Don & Marie Forrest
Dr Andrew Gardner
George Gavranic
Roger & Ann Gillbanks
Jannette Gray
Deidre Greenfeld
Grussgott Family Trust
David & Valerie Gulland
Richard B Hammond
Pauline & Peter Handford
Dr Harry Hansen-Knarhoi
In memory of Eileen Hayes
Dr Penny Herbert in memory of Dunstan Herbert
Jacoba Hohnen & Stuart Cooksey
Michael Hollingdale
Helen Hollingshead
John & Katrina Hopkins
Judith Hugo
Cynthia Jee
Lilian & Roger Jennings
Warren & Emi Jones
Anthony Kane in memory of Jane Leahy-Kane
Bill Kean
David Keast & Victoria Mizen
Noelle & Anthony Keller AM
Ulrich & Gloria Kunzmann
Irving Lane
Ann Lewis
Meg Lewis
Barry & Elizabeth Lydon
Graham & Muriel Mahony
Gregg & Sue Marshman
S. McWhirter
Betty & Con Michael AO
Mrs Carolyn Milton-Smith in loving memory
of Emeritus Prof John Milton-Smith
Hon Justice S R Moncrieff
Valmae & Geoffrey Morris
Jane & Jock Morrison
Lyn Murray
Val & Barry Neubecker
Delys & Alan Newman
Marianne Nilsson
Dr Phil & Mrs Erlene Noble
John Overton
Ron & Philippa Packer
Michael & Lesley Page
Athena Paton
Rosemary Peek
Charmian Phillips in memory of Colin Craft          
Pamela Platt
Thomas & Diana Potter
Dr Brad Power
Barry & Dot Price
Dr Leon Prindiville
Joan Reyland
John & Alison Rigg
Bryan & Jan Rodgers
Nigel & Dr Heather Rogers
Gerry & Maurice Rousset OAM
Roger Sandercock
Dr R & J Schwenger
Margaret & Roger Seares
Glenice Shephard
Julian & Noreen Sher
Laurel & Ross Smith
Paul Smith & Denham Harry
Michael Snell & Vicki Stewart 
Geoff and Christine Soutar
Ruth Thomas
Gavin Toovey & Jaehan Lee
Mary Townsend
James & Rosemary Trotter
Maggie Venerys
Adrienne & Max Walters AM
Watering Concepts
Ian Watson
Dr Chris & Mrs Vimala Whitaker
Geoff Wilkinson
Dai & Anne Williams
Ian Williams AO & Jean Williams
Jim & Gill Williams
Judith Wilton & David Turner
Hilary & Peter Winterton AM
Sara Wordsworth
In memory of youth concerts at the Capitol Theatre in the 1950s
Anonymous (23)

 


 

                        

TUTTI PATRON

Gifts $500 - $999

Geoff & Joan Airey
Catherine Bagster
Bernard & Jackie Barnwell
Shirley Barraclough
Mrs Berwine Barrett-Lennard
Pamela M Bennet
Michael & Nadia Berkeley-Hill
John & Sue Bird in memory of Penny Bird
Elaine Bonds
Diane & Ron Bowyer
James & Gay Brown
Ann Butcher & Dean R Kubank
Michelle Candy
Nanette Carnachan
Claire Chambers & Dr Andrea Shoebridge
Fred & Angela Chaney
Dr Sarah Cherian
Lyn & Harvey Coates AO
Agatha & Alex Cohen AO
Helen Cook
Brian Cresswell           
Gina & Neil Davidson
Jop & Hanneke Delfos
In memory of Arbutus Beaver Falatko
Maxine & Bill Farrell AM
Gavin & Susan Fielding
Annette Finn
Joan Gagliardi
Jennifer & Stephen Gardiner
Isobel Glencross
Pitsamai & Kevin Green
Paul & Barbara Harris
Alan Harvey & Dr Paulien de Boer
Eric & Elizabeth Heenan
Rosemary Howarth
Christopher, Julie & Rosemary & Bronwyn Hudson
Peter S Jones
B M Kent
Dorothy Kingston
Nelly Kleyn
John Kusinski & Annie Motherway
Trevor & Ane Marie Lacy
Louis & Miriam Landau
Paul Lee
Martin & Ruth Levit
Megan Lowe
The Lucas Family
Ian & Judith Lunt
Mary Ellen in memory of Kerensa
Oliver & Sophie Mark
Geoff Massey
Tony & Gillian Milne
Dr Peter Moss
Phuong Nguyen
Dr Walter Ong & Graeme Marshall
Marjan Oxley
Bev Penny
Adrian & Ruth Phelps
Tony & Val Ramshaw
Rosie Reeman
James & Nicola Ridsdill-Smith
Paul Roberts
Leigh Robinson
Chris & Serge Rtshiladze
Her Excellency the Hon. Kerry Sanderson, AC
Carole Sexton
The Sherwood Family
In memory of Judith Sienkiewicz
Jacinta Sirr
Paul & Margaret Skerritt
Hendrik Smit
Dr L Sparrow & Family
Peggy & Tom Stacy
Eleanor Steinhardt
In Memoriam of Mr Andrew David Stewart
Lisa & Andrew Telford
Ruth E Thorn
Gwen Treasure
Dr Robert Turnbull
Jan Turner
Patricia Turner
Margaret Wallace
John & Nita Walshe
Doris Walton
Diana Warnock
Anne Watson  
Joy Wearne
Patricia Weston
Margaret Whitter
Mrs Barbara Wilcox
Violette William
Janet Williams
Pari Willis-Jones
Margaret Wood
Kin Yung
Chris Ziatis
Anonymous (20)

FRIENDS

Gifts $40 - $499

Thank you to our community of over 700 Friends who support WASO with their gift.

 

                                                            

Our acknowledgements page is updated regularly and every effort is taken to ensure accuracy.
If you would like to advise of an error or omission however, please fee free to contact our Philanthropy Team at philanthropy@waso.com.au or on (08) 9326 0016.

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