Support Us

Your financial support helps us present high quality performances of music that is not often performed, but that is significant within the canon of choral literature. Thank you for your support!

To make a tax-deductible contribution,

  • Online: Click this button to donate via Paypal.
  • By mail:
    Seattle Bach Choir
    3704 38th Ave. S.
    Seattle, WA 98144-7126

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Our Donors

We are immensely grateful for the support of many donors over the years who have provided the help that sustains our singing of wonderful music that enlightens our hearts and the hearts of those who hear us. Financial contributions and in-kind assistance are so gratefully received, and we would like to especially thank the following contributors: 

Recent Donors (as of June 2016)

SUSTAINERS ($1,000 and above)

  • Anonymous
  • Aaron & Vera Giles
  • Kathleen Lofstedt
  • Microsoft Matching Fund
  • Christine Moss
  • Bob & Helen Odom
  • Ron & Whitney Tjerandsen

BENEFACTORS ($500-$999)

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Marie Coon
  • Keith Johnson
  • Darryl Johnson
  • Ian & Angela Loney
  • Rick & Anne Matsen
  • Steve & Kathleen Melson
  • Marvin & Mary Miller
  • Mark & Jill Peterson
  • DeMar Southard
  • Damian L. Stack & Frank Klingbeil

PATRONS ($250-$499)

  • Al & Janet Berg
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Laura & Michael Hooning
  • Olympus Corporation
  • Pat Rice & Pam Chang-Rice
  • Nan Beth Walton
  • James Whitehead
  • Verne Willis

SPONSORS ($100-$249)

  • Anonymous
  • Jane Blackwell
  • Boeing Matching Gift Program
  • Alan & Sherry Brandon
  • Catha Cowgill
  • S. Wayne Duncan
  • Gwen & Greg Glass
  • Maryana Gray & Matthew Berk
  • Jackie Harden
  • Lori Hardow
  • Cindy & Dave Harris
  • Julia Katz & Andrew Furdell
  • Barbara Leigh
  • Susan Lofstedt & Jeff Patterson
  • Paricia Lofstedt
  • Ian Loney
  • Zach & Anne Lyman
  • Eugene Melson
  • David Plude
  • Catharine Reid
  • Meryl Seely
  • Sara Shuster
  • Sarah Turner & David Glick

FRIENDS (Up to $99)

  • Amazon Smile Foundation
  • Anonymous
  • Clara Berg
  • Carl Bolstad & Beatrix Wiedmer
  • Juliana Brandon
  • Julie & Eric Dahlgren
  • Miriam Espeseth
  • Christine Ferris
  • Kimberly Furdell
  • Eric Hamilton
  • Young Han
  • Michael Hendrix
  • Jan & Verner Hoeft
  • Wendy Jackson
  • Kirsten Jensen
  • Carl Johnson & Kristina Deignan
  • Leila Kipp
  • Mark A. & Sylvia Knowlton
  • Cheryl & Tom Knudsen
  • Jim & Lisa Lady
  • Tom & Linda Morris
  • Arvind Narayanan
  • Elizabeth Nunes
  • Phyllis & Martin Olson
  • Veronica Parnitski
  • Mariah Pepper
  • Sven Raz & Susanna Kanther-Raz
  • John Saunders
  • Valerie Thoma
  • James Tomchick
  • Chris Valentina
  • Karen Van Lier
  • Liz Wilhelm & Eric Bell
  • Melissa Young

Gifts in memory of

  • Richard Lofstedt
  • Sara & Gene Melson
  • Roland Schlueter

Gifts honoring

  • Whitney Tjerandsen

In-kind donations

In addition to monetary contributions, we are thankful for the following:

St. Catherine of Siena Parish, for providing our wonderful rehearsal venue. Bethany Lutheran Church and Trinity Episcopal Parish in Seattle, and Trinity Lutheran Church of Parkland for providing our performing venues. We are grateful for the program preparations by Phyllis Olson, Karen Van Lier, Anne Lyman, and Christine Moss. We thank our box office team and those who set up and tear down our concert and rehearsal space. We thank the members of our board and the many committees that contribute to the operation of the choir. Most of all we thank our director, accompanist, singers and our audiences for the sharing of wonderful music!

We would like to thank all those who gave in-kind donations to the Bachtoberfest this fall: Joyce Allen, Janet Berg, Juliana Brandon, Ralph and Sue Cobb, Marie Coon, Michael Geier, Dave Grout, Jackie Harden, Darryl Johnson, Frank Klingbeil, Cheryl and Tom Knudsen, Selina Kwok, Lisa Snow Lady, Barbara Leigh, Kathleen Lofstedt, Annie Melson, Kathleen and Steve Melson, Christine Moss, Elizabeth Nunes, Helen Odom, John Rodenberg, Roland Schlueter, Damian Stack, Karen Van Lier, Nan Beth Walton and the Early Music Guild.

We can use the following in-kind contributions, if you would like to assist in that way:

Box Office assistant and ushers for concerts
Printing and mailing services for season and concert mailings
Donations for our silent auction at our annual fundraiser, Bachtoberfest

Many, many thanks to all of you who have contributed and continue to do so!