The Santa Fe Desert Chorale expresses its deep appreciation to the following donors:
The Road Home Recording was made possible by a generous grant from Faith Strong.
The Road Home Promotional Tour was made possible by a generous grant from Susie and Jerry Wilson.

Additional support for the Santa Fe Desert Chorale’s Tour and Recording Project was received from the following individuals, foundations, businesses, and government agencies:

Ann Aceves
American Airlines
Catherine and John Alsip
Freda Anderson
Rick Andrew and Diane Buchanan
Connie Axton
Russell Baker and Mark Corey
Tom and Mitzi Barker
Linda and Jim Beck
Richard C. Bentley
Peggy B. Bonner
Dmitri Bovaird and Maggie Edmondson
Lynn Bickley and Randy Schiffer
Dr. Julio R. Blanco and Dr. David J. Manno
Grace Bloomfield
Tom Bloomfield
David and Betsy Bueschel
Patricia Carlton
Carol Franc Buck Foundation
Maureen and Christopher Carusona
Penni and Charles Chambers
Douglas P. Clark MD and Scott J. Allocco
Charles Edward Cole
Bekki and John Cook
Dick and Sharon Cooper
Dallas Independent School District
David Nathan Meyerson Foundation
Allegra and Jim Derryberry
Bonnie Detwiler
Linda Dillman
Margie Edwards and Ellie Edelstein
David W. Ellwanger and Thomas F. McGuire
Lucinda Ewing

Ruth Anne and Halley Faust
Edwin Fivekiller and Corrine Gillick
Gwen and Ralph Fuller
Joel E. Gallant and Joel Meneses
Bob Gardner and Ken Marvel
Fr. Jim Gordon and Andi Shapiro
Susan Graham
Wes and Karin Granberg-Michaelson
Guy and Catherine Gronquist
Joshua and Joanna Habermann
C. Terry Hendrix
Michelle and Douglas Hinson
Stephen and Jane Hochberg
Dora and Clinton Horn
Ronald and Mary Lee Hull
Edward and Patricia Hymson
Joyce Idema
Christopher Ihlefeld
David K. and Kay Duke Ingalls
Plato and Dorothy Karayanis
Sheryl Kelsey and George Duncan
Terry and Renée Kershner
Phil Kruger
Betty Kyle
Ellen Lacy
Lynn F. Lee
Barry and Margaret Lyerly
William H. Lynn and Russell M. Coffield
Debbie and Jim Maloney
Erin Mathews and Russell Davis
Janice L. Mayer

Pamela McCorduck and Joseph Traub†
Saba McWilliams
Laurie and Dick Meyer
James Murphy and Roxanne Howe-Murphy
Sarah and James Nickerson
Susan Noel
Elizabeth O’Brien
Mary Lou and Alex Padilla
Ailyn Pérez
Nina Hinson Rasmussen and
Dr. Scott Rasmussen
Nyla and Larry Rasmussen
Robert Ripps and Steven Spector
Kathlene Ritch and Scott Noakes
Doug and Judy Rhodes
Patricia Romer
Carmen Salazar
Janet S. Sanders PhD
James R. Seitz, Jr.
Judith and Bob Sherman
Andrea Slade
Paul Strid
The David R. Davidson Tower Arts Series at
Highland Park United Methodist Church
The National Endowment for the Arts
Bradley and Patricia Thompson
Russell Toal
Rebecca Tobey
Alexandra and Mike Ward
Alan Webber and Frances Diemoz
Coralie Whitmore
San Williams
And our dedicated audience members

† in memoriam


The Santa Fe Desert Chorale expresses its sincere gratitude to the following
individuals and organizations organizations without which our 2017-2018 CD Launch and tour activities would not be possible:

Freda Anderson, A Touch of Class Travel
Connie Axton, Ventana Fine Art
Linda and Jim Beck
Debbie Beckner, Director of Conference Planning, American Choral Directors Association
Michael Blackwell, Piano Tuner
Dave Bueschel, Past President, Board of Directors, Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Mark Edw. Childers, Parish Administrator and Director of Music & Liturgy, The Church of the Holy Faith
Gary Crews, Carolyn Johnson, CPCNeutek
Julie Dana, Program Chair, American Choral Directors Association, Western Division
Rev. Dr. Harry Eberts III, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe
Christian Gallagher, General Manager, Casa Rondeña Winery
Mary Kay Geston, DMA, President, American Choral Directors Association North Central Division
Rodger J. Guerrero, Dean Jim Arnwide, and Gloria Wong, Pasadena City College
Valerie Guy, Director of Artistic Administration and Operations, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Judith Haddon, Professor of Voice, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Music Conservatory

Anna Hamre DMA, Vice President, American Choral Directors Association, Western Division
Joshua Hopkins
Sean Johnson
John Jones
Barry Lyerly, Vice President, Board of Directors, Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Marja Martin, Owner/Manager, Paloma
Carlos Martinez, Tom Mansi, and Yvette Lujan, Cristo Rey Church
Toni-Marie Montgomery DMA, Northwestern Bienen School of Music
Dean and Professor, Piano
Melanne Mueller, Steve Winn, AVIE Records
Mark Munson DMA, President, American Choral Directors Association, Central Division
Emma Ocampo, HelmsBriscoe
Roger Pines, Dramaturg, Lyric Opera of Chicago
Kelly Rafferty, Bradley Russell, and Desiree Scalavino,
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
Linda Raney, Music Director, First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe
Nina Hinson Rasmussen and Dr. Scott Rasmussen
Kathlene Ritch, KHFM
Travis Rogers, President, American Choral Directors Association,Western Division
Charles Rountree
Janet S. Sanders PhD, Secretary, Board of Directors, Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Tim Sharp, Executive Director, American Choral Directors Association
Susie Wilson DMA, Board of Directors, Santa Fe Desert Chorale

Sopranos Sarah Moyer and Sophie Amelkin, Board Member Rebecca Tobey, and Soprano Emmy Noël, pictured at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, during the Chorale’s 2017 Tour. Photo: Sean Johnson