The Santa Fe Desert Chorale’s celebration of its 36th Anniversary Season is enriched by our generous family of donors comprised of individuals, businesses, foundations, and government agencies. With gratitude, we recognize gifts received between January 23, 2017 and January 23, 2018.

While we endeavor to appropriately recognize all of our donors, please inform us if we have inadvertently omitted your name or listed it incorrectly by contacting Janice Mayer, Executive Director at (505) 988-2282 ext. 5. Thank you.

DISCOUNTS: REFLECTIVE IMAGES will donate 20% of your jewelry purchase to Desert Chorale, use code SFDC online at checkout or mention Desert Chorale at time of store purchase

2017 Contributions


Gifts of $50,000+

Nina Hinson Rasmussen and Dr. Scott Rasmussen, In Celebration of Their 50th Wedding Anniversary

Ted and Betsy Rogers


Gifts of $25,000 – $49,999

Habermann Koehn Foundation

Stephen and Jane Hochberg

Susie and Jerry Wilson


Gifts of $10,000 to $24,999

American Airlines
Betsy and Dave Bueschel
Johanna and Arthur† Cinader
City of Santa Fe Arts Commission
and the 1% Lodgers Tax
Dallas Independent School District
David Nathan Meyerson Foundation
Dorothy B. Davis
Bob Gardner and Ken Marvel
Heritage Hotels and Resorts, Inc.,
Inn and Spa at Loretto
Sheryl Kelsey and George Duncan
Barry and Margaret Lyerly
James Murphy and
Roxanne Howe-Murphy
National Endowment for the Arts
The David R. Davidson Tower
Arts Series at Highland Park
United Methodist Church


Gifts of $5,000 – $9,999

Richard C. Bentley
Tom Bloomfield
CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center
Douglas P. Clark MD and
Scott J. Allocco
Allegra and Jim Derryberry
Joanna and Joshua Habermann
C. Terry Hendrix
Lynne and Joseph Horning
Phil Martin
Laurie and Dick Meyer
New Mexico Arts, Division of the Department of Cultural Affairs
Susan Noel
Santa Fe New Mexican
Judith and Bob Sherman
Vincent and Carolyn Stenerson
Bradley and Patricia Thompson
Thornburg Investment Management
Rebecca Tobey


Gifts of $2,500 – $4,999

Ann Aceves
Dr. J. Randle Adair
Rick Andrew and Diane Buchanan
Lynn Bickley and Randy Schiffer
Jane Carson and Karen Kleeman
Christopher and Maureen Carusona
Curtiss T. and Mary G.
Brennan Foundation
Sue-Ellen de Beer
Norbert and Dedria Dickman
Judith Donohue
Margie Edwards and Ellie Edelstein
Evelyn L. Petshek Arts Fund,
Santa Fe Community Foundation
Ruth Anne and Halley Faust
Dora and Clinton Horn
David K. and Kay Duke Ingalls
Kathryn Jordan
Lynn F. Lee
William H. Lynn and
Russell M. Coffield
Shirley MacLaine
New Mexico Humanities Council
Judy and Doug Rhodes
Daniel Rusthoi
Janet S. Sanders PhD
Patricia B. Stanley
Suzanne M. Timble
Janusz and Brahna Lauger Wilczynski


Gifts of $1,000 – $2,499

Catherine and John Alsip
Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Lawrence Baca
Backshore Artists Project, Inc.
Sharon and Bob Barton
Bette Betts
Dr. Julio R. Blanco and
Dr. David J. Manno
Boeckman Family Foundation
Helen and Richard Brandt
Gina Browning and Joe Illick
Dick and Sharon Cooper
Susan and Conrad De Jong
Josef Diaz and Malcolm Purdy
The Reverend Canon Robin Dodge
and Mrs. Thérèse Saint-André
Dr. and Mrs. Cameron Haight Fund,
Santa Fe Community Foundation
Mary Dudley and Greg Wortman
Sheila and Kirk Ellis
David W. Ellwanger and
Thomas F. McGuire
Mary and Joe Ferguson
Jim I. and Nita T. Frank
Chris and Richard Frenk
Len Goodman
Guy and Catherine Gronquist
Valerie and Bud Hamilton
John Haupert
Frank and Cynthia Herr
Marsha Hunter and Brian Johnson
Christopher Ihlefeld
Jewish Federation of New Mexico
Paul and Sylvia Johnson
Lackner Family Endowment Fund
Ellen Lacy
Donald and Jean Lamm
J. David and Lucy Levy
Los Alamos National Bank
Rev. Hampton Mabry and
Cha Foxhall
Susan and Philip Marineau
Erin Mathews and Russell Davis
William McArthur and
Jennifer Martinez
McCune Charitable Foundation
Elaine W. Meyerhoffer
William Nerenberg and
Dorothy Rosenthal
New Mexico Bank & Trust
Margaret K. Norton
Catherine Oppenheimer
Mary Lou and Alex Padilla
Ashwani and Sunita Rajput
Donna and Jay Ralph
Richard W. Rew
Don and Sally Roberts
Mara Robinson
Alan Rolley
Seahollow Family Gift Fund,
Santa Fe Community Foundation
James R. Seitz, Jr.
Charles and Jane Stringfellow
Lee and David Takagi
Brooke Bandfield Taylor
The Mickey Inbody Charitable
Foundation, Inc.
Thorne Family Fund, New Mexico Community Foundation
United Church of Santa Fe
Vivác Winery
Larry F. Widmer, D.C. and
Daniel J. Bigelow
Linda Wolcott


Gifts of $500 – $999

John Ashcraft
Ann and Ed Barker
Christine Bassett
Sallie Bingham
George and Carol Burleson
David Carney
Casa Rondeña Winery, LLC
Casas de Santa Fe
Larry Clendenin
Fran and Larry Collmann
George and Marcia DeGarmo
Isabel and Raul Delgado
Heritage Hotels and Resorts, Inc.,
Eldorado Hotel and Spa
Lucinda Ewing
Jeffrey Fort
Gwen and Ralph Fuller
Douglas Gould
Sarah Henderson
Prof. Patricia Henning
Hogan Jewelry and Leather
Dorothy and Plato Karayanis
Steven Kerchoff
Rita Leard
Elisabeth and Alan Lerner
Lexus of Santa Fe
Steven Lustig and Jessie R.
Groothuis MD
Robert Lynn MD and Janet Braziel
Janice L. Mayer
Chris and Paula Miller
Jane Clayton Oakes and Joa Dattilo
Dr. John Petricciani
Sally and Andy Ritch
Charles Rountree and John Jones
Santa Fe Symphony and Chorus
Allen and Andrea Steele
Robert and Barbara Taylor
The Metropolitan Opera
Russell Toal
John and Retha J. Turner
Don and Sue Wills


Gifts of $250 – $499

Loretta Armer
Kathy Armijo Etre PhD
Janice J. Arrott
Connie Axton
Debra Ayers and Greg DePrince
Burck and Sandra Bailey
Marilyn and Cris Barnes
Sue Barnum
Linda and Jim Beck
Boots and Boogie
Erin Bunkley
Constance Burke
Lorna and Earl Calles
Charles Case
Joyce Castle
Cicada Collection
Coca-Cola Bottling Company
of Santa Fe
James T. and Mary B. Coffman
Dr. Paul DeStefano and
Dr. Patricia Bacha
Winnie Devore
John and Lucy Draper
Lorna Dyer and Jerry D. Watts
Greg and Mary Ann Edwards
Feder Gordon Family Fund
Joel E. Gallant and Joel Meneses
Janis and Howard Gogel
Paula Greer
Cynthia Griffin
David and Mary Hartley
Ellie and Trevor Hawkins
Chris Haynes
Donna and Robert Helmholz
Don and Audrey Hinsman
Sam and Gloria Hocking
Jolie and Bart Humphrey
Marcia Hymer
Joyce Idema
Inn of the Mountain Gods
Jinx and Bruce Connell Foundation
Bill Keller
Robert Kyr
Alan and Kathleen Davison Lebeck
Bruce and Anne Legler
Catherine and Henry Lewis
Ed and Anne Maglisceau
Karen and Rick McMichael
David E. McNeel
Milagro Vineyards & Winery
David Mitchell
Jane Gray Morrison and
Michael Tobias
Elizabeth O’Brien
John Pakula
Dr. Jane E. Phillips-Conroy and
Dr. Glenn C. Conroy
Nyla and Larry Rasmussen
Jack and Clare Ratliff
Reflective Jewelry
Julia Rhymes and Sally Whiteley
Jessica Rivera
Russell and Mary Roberts
Paul Rodenhauser
Dot Rose
Mr. and Mrs. William Sandlin
Santa Fe Dry Goods and Workshop
Santa Fe Opera
Santa Fe Style Builders LLC
W. Anthony and Sarah Sawtell
Lucy L. Scott
John and Susan Shaffer
Andrea Slade
David and Maureen Smith
James and Sue Sprague
Monica and Hugo Steensma
Paul Strid
The Bueschel Standley
Family Foundation
Sarah Titus and Tilda Morris
Trailhead Design Source, LLC
Cathy Ullery
Alexandra and Mike Ward
Alan Webber and Frances Diemoz
Hywel White
Bill and Kay Whitman
Wilder Landscaping, Inc.
Sylvia Wittels and Joseph Alcorn
Mary Beth Yates


Gifts of $100 – $249

Anonymous (2)
Judith and Bill Alger
Mark and Cheryl Alldredge
Page Allen
Harvey and Elizabeth Applebaum
Rev. Talitha Arnold
Thomas and Yoko Arthur
Aspen Wellness
Back at the Ranch
Kay Barber
Mitzi and Tom Barker
Pat and Stuart Barton
Walter Beckham
Jill Bee and Loren Glasser MD
Norma Bekowies
Martha Benson
Eileen Berry
Lynne L. Bixler
Georgia Sue Black
Donald G. Blair
Rachel Blank and Ed Marks
Martha Blomstrom and
Hugh Balaam
Peggy B. Bonner
Susan and Ken Bower
Michael Brewer
Michael L. Bustamante and
Cheryl Hall
Cafe Pasqual’s
Christy Calderwood, United Way
of Central New Mexico
Dave and Lisa Caldwell
Julie Ann Canepa
Lowell Mark Carver
Joseph and Nancy W. Cella
Mark Edw. Childers
Chocolate Maven Bakery & Cafe
John and Jean Clough
Charles Edward Cole
Collected Works Bookstore
& Coffeehouse
Phillip Cook
Nancy Cooper
Sara Cunningham
Cutting Edge Flowers
Michael D’Alfonso P.C.
Margaret M. Detwiler
Gregory Dove
El Meson Restaurant and Tapas Bar
Bobbie Elliott
Embassy Suites Hotel –
Dallas/Love Field
Gail and Douglas Fine
Charles R. Freuden
Debra and Robert Garcia y Griego
Rochanya Generous
Norman and Suzanne George
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
James and JoAnn Gillula
Julius and Suzan Glickman
Cynthia Gonzales
Good Folk Art Gallery
Fr. Jim Gordon and Andi Shapiro
Susan Graham
Peter and Francine Gray
Jeanne Grealish
Gruet Winery, Santa Fe Tasting Room
Diane and Gerald Gulseth
Gusterman Silversmiths
Flora Gutierrez and Navid Fatemi
Hafner Vineyard
Garnis Hagen
Jim and Pat Hall
Handwoven Originals
Carl Leigh and Kathryn Ann Harris
Dr. Robert and Nora Hillier
Cyril and Ginger Hirt
William Hoadley
Kim Hogan
Joshua Hopkins and Zoe Tarshis
Barbara Horowitz
Rick and Marleen Horsey
Deirdre Howley and Ira Eisenstadt
Beth Hurst-Waitz
Pamela R. Jackson
Brenda and Michael Jerome
Susan Jewell and Jon Lellenberg
Jinja Restaurant
Joyce Robins Jewelry
Stephanie and David Kauffman
Mary Kushnir
La Posada de Santa Fe
Mary Lamy
Connie Langston
Catherine and Bertrand LeBlanc
Liquid Light Glass
Los Poblanos Historic Inn &
Organic Farm
Linda Mack and Wynn Berven
Suzanne Masson
Michael McCafferty
Marjorie and Robert McCarthy
Michael and Frances Meier
Mercedes Benz of Santa Fe
Judy and Lance Mikkelsen
Jeanette (Boo) Miller
Miller Stratvert P.A., United Way
of Central NM
Moss Collection
Museum of New Mexico
Max and Linda Myers
Jerry Nelson
New Mexico Fine Dining
Louis Newman and Justin Ferate
Steven Oakey
Mark Ohnmacht
Dylan O’Reilly, United Way
of Central NM
Sara Thompson Orton
Steven and Camille Ovitsky
Melinne Owen and Paul Giguere
Laura Pancoast
Paper Dosa
Cecil and Douglas Parsons
Paypal Charitable Giving Fund
Performance Santa Fe
Piccolino Italian Restaurant
Robert and Mary Platt
Cheryl Plavnick
Joel and Vivianne Pokorny
Martha P. Rochelle
Patsie E. Ross
Richard and Barbara Rotto
Bernard and Ann Rubenstein
Nicholas Russell
Donald and Mary Sandstrom
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Santa Fe Floral
Santa Fe School of Cooking
Santa Fe Spa
Joel Schafer and Perry Samuels
Thomas Seamon
Sandy Seligman
Caroline Semon
Michael and Kathy Serk
Cordelia Sever
James Shute
Barbara and Glen Smerage
Maureen P. Smith
James and Georgia Snead
Dr. Peter and Jody Spalding
Sandra Sparks
Squeaky Clean Car Wash
Nadine Stafford
Frances Steele
Dorothy Stermer
TerraCotta Wine Bistro
The Compound
The Lensic Performing Arts Center
The Ranch House
The Richard G and Janet J
Charitable Foundation
Lore Thorpe
Touch Art
Leah and Adam Vincent
M. Catherine Volland and
Margaret M. Thompson
Walter Burke Catering
Robert and Patricia Weiler
Joann and Gerald Weiss
William A. Werner
White Orchid Skincare
Whole Hog Cafe
Whoo’s Donuts
Paul and Carol Widick
Wild Birds Unlimited
John and Jean Withers
Jane Woods and Anne M. O’Connor
Paul and Gudrun Wright
Lyle York and Matthew Wilson
Agnes and Clark Zrakovi


Gifts up to $99

Anonymous (2)
Albuquerque Isotopes
Mary Allaway
Charles Allen
Amazon Smile Inc.
Dr. Edward Angus
Albert Antonson
Arroyo Vino LLC
Atrisco Cafe and Bar
Mary Azcuenaga
Patricia Bailey
Caryl Baron
Sue S. Baum
Constance Beck
Norma Bell
Portia Blackman
Joseph and Katherine Blagden Jr.
Muriel Brown
Bumble Bee’s Baja Grill
Tasha Burleson-Estrada
Casa Nova
Suzanne B. Cate
Center for Contemporary Arts
Chez Mamou
Rebecca Clay
Nancy and James Clopton
Nancy Colalillo
Companions Grooming &
Downtown Doggie Daycare
Frances D. Cook
Core Movement Collective
Patricia Dean
Linda W. Dillman
Ann Dilworth and John Lathrop
Dinner for Two Restaurant
Douglas Dodson
Janice Duval
Ecco Espresso and Gelato
El Farol Restaurant
El Nido
Susan English
Gregory and Roberta Favis
Marilyn Fifield
Jo Fisher
Rick Fortner
Gabriel’s Restaurant
Eric and Valerie Garton
Madeleine Gehrig Lister
B. David Gibbons
Jeffrey and Barbara Griffith
Maggie Hefley
Anne Hetlage
Catherine Hiesiger
High Desert Dog Hikes
Constance R. Holderer
Joyce Hren
Ronald and Mary Lee Hull
Jambo Cafe
James Kallas Jewelers
Joe’s Dining
Mr. and Mrs. Reverdy Johnson
Kakawa Chocolate House
Kaune’s Neighborhood Market
Lynn and Michael Kelly
Bo Keppel
Gene Kornblum
La Choza Restaurant
La Fogata Grill, LLC
La Unica Dry Cleaners
Jan Lanterman
David LaPlantz
Le Troquet
Melissa Lewis
Marian Lloyd
Los Alamos Concert Association
Loyal Hound Pub
Emily and Jimmy Lucero
Ann MacVicar
Douglas Madison
Ginnie Maes
Virginia and Ralph McCallum
Sherry McClung
Robert McCullough
David and Jane McGuire
Saba McWilliams
Sandra and Thomas Meyer
Midtown Bistro
Timothy and Mary Mitchell
Thomas M. Morales
Sarah Moyer
Eugene and Nancy Mroz
Museum Hill Cafe
Music from Angel Fire
Natural Nails
Patricia and Arthur Newman
Newman’s Nursery
James and Sarah Nickerson
Sarah Noss
Payne’s Nursery
Sam Pemberton
Kirste Plunket
Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico
Lauren Prescott
Drs. Michael Privitera and
Marcia Kaplan
David Prochnow and Gail Reitenbach
Radish & Rye
Rancho de Chimayó
Karl and Lisa Ray
Restaurant Martín
Cardinal Rieger
Bill and Ray Riess
Rowley Farmhouse Ales
Mary Rudd
Karren Sahler
Nathan Salazar
Salon Pura Vida
Sangre de Cristo Chorale
Santa Fe Bite Restaurant
Santa Fe Honey Salon
Santa Fe Pro Musica
Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble
Saveur Bistro
Carole and Juliett Scott-Baker
Dennis and Patricia Smith
Diane Smith
Mary Jane Sobel
Susan’s Christmas Shop
Evangeline Swift
Allen Taylor and Tina Ludutsky-Taylor
Teca-Tu, A Pawsworthy Pet Emporium
Ten Thousand Waves
The Betterday Coffee Shop
Tiny’s Restaurant and Lounge
Carol Tucker Trelease
Tribes Coffeehouse
Tune Up Cafe
Upper Crust Pizza
Betty and Lloyd Van Horn
Glenn Verdi
Joan Vernick
Tobi Watson
Bill and Janislee Wiese
James and Lori Winter
Elisabeth J. Wood
Lynne Xavier
Yoga Source


In Honor of Helen and Richard Brandt
Gene Kornblum and Anne Hetlage

In Honor of David Bueschel
Robert and Sharon Scanlin Barton
The Bueschel Standley
Family Foundation Susan and Philip Marineau

In Honor of Mark Edw. Childers
Peggy B. Bonner

In Honor of Douglas P. Clark MD
William Nerenberg and
Dorothy Rosenthal

In Honor of Bob Gardner
Cynthia Griffin

In Honor of Cheryl Graham

In Honor of Joshua, Joanna, Kira and Kai Habermann
Habermann Koehn Foundation

In Honor of Stephen and Jane Hochberg
Alan and Elisabeth Lerner

In Honor of Kay Duke Ingalls
Jane Gray Morrison

In Honor of Sherry Kelsey
Eileen Berry
Patricia Dean

In Honor of William H. Lynn and Russell M. Coffield
Cheryl Plavnick

In Honor of Janice L. Mayer Thomas and Yoko Arthur
Maureen and Christopher Carusona
Feder Gordon Family Fund
Dick and Laurie Meyer
Margaret K. Norton
Bradley and Patricia Thompson

In Honor of Laurie Meyer
James T. and Mary B. Coffman

In Honor of Margaret K. Norton
Kathryn H. Jordan

In Honor of Brooke Bandfield Taylor
Suzanne Masson

In Honor of the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Nina Hinson Rasmussen and Dr. Scott Rasmussen
Richard C. Bentley Janice L. Mayer

In Honor of Pat Thompson
Barbara and Richard Rotto

In Memorium

In Memory of Larry Bandfield
Brooke Bandfield Taylor

In Memory of Dr. Lauren Breese
Lorna Dyer and Jerry D. Watts

In Memory of John de Beer
Dora and Clinton Horn

In Memory of Jim Elston
Brooke Bandfield Taylor

In Memory of John Greenspan
Mary Lou and Alex Padilla

In Memory of Fran Contreras Hartley
David and Mary Hartley

In Memory of Mickey Inbody
Mickey Inbody Charitable Foundation Inc.

In Memory of Bobby Lee
Mr. and Mrs. William Sandlin

In Memory of Jeffrey Manns
Margaret K. Norton

In Memory of Marlene Nathan Meyerson
David Nathan Meyerson Foundation

In Memory of Dr. Bruce Noel
Eric and Valerie Garton
Sherry McClung
Susan Noel
Mary Lou and Alex Padilla
Janet S. Sanders PhD

In Memory of Craig A. Smith
Marilyn and Cris Barnes
Virginia Browning and Joseph Illick
Bobbie Elliott
Jo Fisher
Cynthia Gonzales
Janice L. Mayer
Santa Fe New Mexican
Nadine Stafford

The Legacy Circle

We salute the foresight and generosity of the following individuals who have chosen to include support for the Desert Chorale in their estate plans.

Rev. Talitha J. Arnold
Dorothy B. Davis
Margaret Edwards
Allison Elston
Dorothy Harroun
Arnold and Evelyn Kupec
Lynn F. Lee
Nancy and Raymond Lutz
Janice L. Mayer
Thomas F. McGuire
Jerome B. Nelson
Susan Noel
Margaret K. Norton
Nina Hinson Rasmussen and
Dr. Scott Rasmussen
Don and Sally Roberts
Nadine Stafford
Brooke Bandfield Taylor
Bradley and Patricia Thompson
Hywel White
Margaret White

The Desert Chorale has been the grateful recipient of the following estate gifts which provide for the future of the Santa Fe Desert Chorale.

Margaret Arrott
Lawrence Bandfield
John de Beer
Martin Dieter
James Elston
Robert Fisher
Ian McKee
Dorothea Morgan
Paul Resnick
Joseph P. Schitter
Ann Marie Shaw
Robert C. Smith
Frances White