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)

Hazel Bell
RBC (Royal Bank of Canada)
Patricia & Ken Shields
Art Willms & Mary-Ann Clark

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

Dave Cunningham
Pei Huang
Claire Hunter
Gordon & Kelly Johnson
Hein & Mollie Poulus
Ned Southerland
Eric & Beverley Watt

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

Jeff & Keiko Alexander
Amy (Yiheng) Jiang
Jean Lytwyn
Kelly Tweeddale

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

Wendy & Siong Chan
Wilma Chang
Rod & Fusako Constable
Margaret Friesen
Thomas Hobley
Dean Hollett
Diane King
Clive Langley
Jessica Laurea
Lois Leslie
Ally (Sumei) Liang
Lana Liu
Andrea Luck
Rola Masri
In Memory of Doreen McDiarmaid

Lois Milsom
Evelyn Nye
Martin O’Connor
Curtis Pendleton & Robert Caron
Elisabeta Podut
Stephanie Rebick
Peter Smith
Dorothy Sonya-Hoglund
Linda Trueman
Alexandra Volkoff
Francis & Xue Wu


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

The Hazel Bell Bursary Fund
HSBC Bursary Fund
The George & Mary Ann Sigal Bursary Fund

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