A sincere Thank You to the following members of our orchestra family who have generously supported our efforts by endowing orchestra chairs for 20 years:
Mary and Michael Briggs – Principal Viola
Fred and Sandy Caswell – Principal Percussion
Marge and Paul Coble – Principal Clarinet
Nancy and John Diamond – Principal Trumpet
Patty and David Ekedahl – Principal Oboe
The Estate of Robert – Music Director
& Margaret Gallagher
Erna B. Graver Memorial Chair – Principal Flute
Hilton Head Orchestra League – Principal Harp
Marianne and W. George Krall – Principal Timpani
Mary Ellen and Jack McConnell – Principal Keyboard
Lin and Bob Rada – Principal Trombone
Estate of Adline W Schroeder – Concertmaster
Liz and Walt Schymik – Principal Horn
(In memory of Catherine B. Kaufman)
Willis and Doris Shay – Principal Bassoon
Charles and Ellen Taylor – Principal Cello
Dr. William P. and Judy F. Thorpe – Principal Tuba
(In honor & memory of Richard B. Heyman, M.D.)
Ann and Michael Waters – Principal Bass
Jean S. Wolff – Section Violin
(in memory of Alfred W. Wolff)
The purpose of the ENDOWED CHAIR PROGRAM is to attract and retain distinguished musicians for the Orchestra. The program offers the contributor, whether individual or family, the opportunity to endow a named chair that reflects their particular interest. Endowed Chairs provide the foundation necessary for the Orchestra to continue to grow in musical competence and stature. This program was established to help assure the long term financial success of the organization.
Named Chairs are offered for either a 10 year or 20 year period, and are priced as follows.
STRING PRINCIPALS….. VIOLIN II, VIOLA, CELLO, BASS . . . $35,000/$50,000
OTHER PRINCIPALS…..FLUTE, OBOE, CLARINET, BASSOON, HORN, TRUMPET, TROMBONE, HARP, & TIMPANI . . . . . $25,000/$40,000
SECTION CHAIRS….. 25% less than corresponding principal chairs.
Principal Violin II and All Section Chairs are Currently Available for Endowment.
All endowed Chairs are tax deductible and may be paid over a period of up to three years.
Named Chair funds are invested to maximize the potential for future return.
Personalized giving enhances our community’s cultural arts, enabling the Orchestra to continue to provide inspiring and masterful concerts which bring audiences to their feet, time after time. For information about endowments, please contact Mary Briggs at the HHSO office, 843-842-2055.