Our Contributors

Capital Contributors

We are grateful to the following capital campaign donors whose support made the School possible:

Betsy Bennett
Gerhard and Ariana Bruendl
Peter Cherniavksy
Christopher Foundation
Mary & Gordon Christopher
Heathcliff Foundation
Martha Lou Henley
Jemini Foundation
Tong and Geraldine Louie Family Foundation
The Andrew Mahon Foundation
Irene McEwen
Lois Milsom
Christine Nicolas
Michael and Inna O’Brian
Alan & Gwendoline Pyatt
Kenneth & Patricia Shields
Mary Anne Sigal
TD Bank Group
Leon and Joan Tuey
Tim Wyman & Susan Scott Gabe
The Province of BC
The Goverment of Canada


The VSO School of Music thanks all the students and families who contribute to the continued growth of our musical community.

Traditional Chinese Music Program Founding Circle

Diamond Founder
Mr. Tengxi Qiu
Platinum Founder
Mr. Tony Zhou
Gold Founders
Mr. Ming Ge
Ms. QiQi Hong

Virtuoso Circle ($10,000+)

Province of British Columbia
Anonymous Donation

Accolade Circle ($5,000-$9,999)

Art Willms & Mary-Ann Clark

Bravo Circle ($2,500-$4,999)

Jeff & Keiko Alexander
Carla & Harold Birston
Coleco Investments Inc.
Angela Elster
Claire Hunter
Gordon & Kelly Johnson
Kelly Tweeddale

Honour Roll ($1,500-$2,499)

Wilson Cheung Rosalyn Manthorpe

Friends of the VSO School of Music (gifts up to $1,499)

Bruce Alcock
The Alibhai Family
Barry Allan
Joanne Baxter
Mark Boggs
Naomi Brown
Kevin Brunsch
Beth Carter
Siong & Wendy Chan
E. Chiasson
Paul Cobban
Stanley R. Cowdell
Donovan Davidson
Antoinette Drydgen
Shelley Engman
Kinuko Fukuhara
Cathy Grant
Bryan Hall
Bruce Hamilton
Rob & Crystal Hasell
Terence Hodgson
Hope Todd & Douglas Halliday
Choi Hwasu
Estelle & Michael Jacobson
Diane Kennedy
Sarah Kennedy
Venelin Kokalov
Sandra Larter
Ally (Sumei) Liang
Nicholas Louie
Geoff Lyster
Rob & Sarah McLeod
Martin O’Connor
Fred R. Pletcher
Janet Rae
Cathy Rizzo
Thomas W. Shepansky
Mari Shimada
Dorothy Sonya-Hoglund
Kenneth Smith
Mary Stott
Chad Tenney
Robin Wesley


We thank the following for the establishment of scholarships and bursaries for students at the VSO School of Music:

The Hoing Family Fund
HSBC Bursary Fund
The George & Mary Anne Sigal Bursary Fund
The Shirin Tata Piano Scholarship
The Leon & Joan Tuey Bursary Fund

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