Meet Our Supporters

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir gratefully acknowledges the support of our government partners, corporate and foundation sponsors, and individual donors who, through their financial support, make it possible for the TMChoir to present outstanding high-quality performances, community engagement programs, and education opportunities.

This list reflects donations from September 2020 to the present.

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this list, however, if you notice an error or omission, please accept our apologies and contact Amy Saffer at amy.saffer@tmchoir.org.

 

Click on each heading to meet the many people who support the TMChoir.

Through their generous gifts, Mendelssohn Circle donors provide a critically important base of annual funding support.

Visionary ($20,000+)

Nancy & Tom Laurie
Frances Price

Platinum ($10,000-$19,999)

BMO Financial Group
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund
Robert and Andrea Chisholm
The McLean Foundation
Ontario Arts Foundation
Marilyn Isaac Stewart
Middlefield Group
Tippet Foundation

Gold Member ($5,000-$9,999)

CIBC Children’s Foundation
Covience, Inc
The K.M. Hunter Charitable Foundation
KPMG LLP
Jan Szot

Silver Member ($2,500-$4,999)

Reinhard Dotzlaw
Dick and Diane Freeborough
Dele Ibitoye
Deane and Mary Nesbitt
Annie Odom
David B. Powell
David and Tabitha Raju
Marg Rappolt
Frances Shepherd
Amy Tibble
Jean-Sébastien Vallée
Denny Young

Bronze Member ($1,000-$2,499)

Bryce Atkinson
Michael Baker, in honour of Anna Kajtar and Jeff Baker
Christie Bates
Randy & Janis Benson
Lenora Butler, in memory of Charles Butler
Mary Chang
Teri Dennis-Davies
Catherine & Hugh DesBrisay, in memory of Austin Fricker
David Fallis
Desert Fish Inc
Erin Finlay
Lois Fricker
Ilone Harrison
Pat M. Irwin
Anna Kajtar
Clement Kam, in memory of David Yu-Tin Kam
Christine Kerr
Bruce Killam
Thomas C. Logan
Sachiko Marshall
John & Jennifer McGraw
June McLean
Phil Penney
Kenneth Stephen, in memory
of Stuart and Elaine Stephen
Rev Cynthia R. & Ross R. Stretton, in memory of Ross Dodington, Peter M. Partridge, and Terri Pothier
Eli Taylor
Jennifer Ujimoto
Christopher Wenman, in memory of Madeleine Wenman
Bruce Yungblut

Benefactor ($500-$999)

Anonymous
Anonymous, in honour of Cher Farrell
Ann-Marie Barrett-Tandy, in memory of Chris Tandy
Sonia Baxendale
Laureen Choi
Norm F. Fielding, in memory of Elizabeth H. Fielding
Michael & Karen Fricker
John Grebby
Jean Hunnisett
Kimber Jonah
Janice Ketchen
Elizabeth Kocmur
Brayton Polka
Andrew Slonetsky
Seymour Stern
Lina Stinnes
Halyna Troian
Susan Worthington
Virginia Wright

 

Patron ($200-499)

Anonymous (5)
Philip Arthur and Mary Wilson, in memory of Ruby Good
Suzanne Boggild
Dana Boyko and Roman Pendzey
Sue Foster and Samuel Broverman
Brian Chang
Elizabeth and Tony Churchill
Jay and Patricia Climenhaga
Noreen Coombs
Barry Clegg and Leslie Cooper
Jane Cutler
Judy Claborn
Helen Debenham
Avis Devine
Patricia Dickinson
Leslie Dobbin
Vivian Ducharme
Anne Dupre
Cora M.M. Dusk
Diane English and Rick Phillips
Glen and Sue Earl
Carol Fahie
Kirsten Fielding
Kim Finkelstein and Jerry Bokser
Marg Fisher
John Goad and Laura Wood
Jonathan Goldsmith
Jim Harvey
Miles Hearn
Richard and Eleanor Horlings
Andrew & Pronica Janikowski
Eleanor J. Kunycia
Francis Lam
Tom Lewis
Anne Longmore
Elizabeth Longmore
Richard Lucas & Lorraine Saab-Lucas
Hilary McCrimmon
Deborah Micucci
Lisa Milligan
Kirsten Moy
William Murphy & John Hessels
Lynda Newmarch
Lawrence and Patricia Palin
Thomas Pam
Kenneth Peglar
Nick & Lynn Ross
Brian Scholz
Hugh and Jen Snyder
James and Wilma Spence
Daniel Sullivan
David Sutton
Radka Tamchyna, in honour of TMChoir
Sandra Tang
James Thompson, in memory of Pao-Hui Tung
Maureen Tingley
Marjorie Wiens
Sylvia Winder
Jennie Worden
Art and Marguerite Yung
MaryAnne Zacharias

Friend ($100-$199)

Anonymous (11)
Anonymous, in memory of Jean Rappolt
Pat Allen
Neil Aronoff, in memory of my mom, Pearl Elizabeth Asselstine
Irene Bailey
Carolyn Baker
Pierre Beaudoin
Judy and Phelps Bell, in memory
of John Lawson
Irene Berry
Richard and Betty Bennett
Deborah Bissell
Malcolm Blincow
J. Douglas Bodley
Ruth Brooks
Mavis Brown
Kit Chapman
Seungbum Choi
Joni Clegg, in honour of Barry Clegg & Leslie Cooper, alumni
Michael Clipperton
Anne Cribben
Tina Doerksen
Anthony Doll
Erik & Janet Eide
Magdalena Finat
Jourdaine Finlay
Frank and Jennifer Flower
Sheila Fowler
Peter French
Pamela Grant
Cathryn Gregor, in memory
of John Lawson
Rosemary & Roland Gosselin
Astrid and John Grinvalds
David G. Hallman
Celia Harte
Derek & Susan Hayes
Adam and Jill Hermant
Jessica Hill
Richard and Helen Holtby
Mark Huggins
Elizabeth Ireton
Barbara Jackell
Ronald Jewell
James Jones
Donald and Mary Kaye
Anthony and Patricia Keith
Anne Kenshole, in memory of Nicholas Forbath
Peter Kirby
Carolyn Knott
Jeannette Kogeler
Edwin Kukurs
Peter G. LaFlair
Yiu Chung Li
Jeffrey MacAlpine
Elizabeth Marshall
Wendy Matheson
Frances Mills
Robert Missen, in memory of Dr. Elmer Iseler
Mary and Clare Pace
Jackie and Peter Psarianos
Maureen Quigley
David Rosen, in memory of Moe and Sylvia Rosen
Sharon and Jed Rosenfeld
Pierre Samson
Craig Saunders
Sandi Schafer
Renate Scholz
Ian Scott
Linda Sheppard
John Sherrington
Catherine Short
Keith Shrouder
Christine Smith, in memory of Barbara & Don Woodrow
Martin Sommerfeld
Diane Stafford
Regine Suehring
Carey Suleiman, in honour of Denny Young
Kenneth Swain, in honour of Marcia Myers
Liz Szonyi
Andrew Szonyi
Barbara Track, in honour of Denny Young
Hitishi and Mary Ujimoto, in honour of Jennifer Ujimoto
Ann Unger
Alan Ward, in honour of Daniel Parkinson
Susan Q. Wilson, in honour of Daniel Parkinson
Baldwin Verstraete
Claire X. Yu

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Supporter ($10-$99)

Anonymous (37)
Anonymous, in memory of Bill Clipsham
Anonymous, in memory of Gail & Bill Dawson
Anonymous, in memory of Aaron Owoh
Matthew Adams
James Archibald
Reynaldo Ardiente
Julia Armstrong
Oscar Avila
Lezlie Bain
David Barnes
George Bartlett
Gail Bebee
Nancy and Mark Beddoe
Carolynn Bett
Kim and Jackie Blackwell
Anneliese Blackwell
D. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor
Rachel Bokhout
Alison Booz
Mark Boudreau
Alasatair Boyd
Guy Boyd
Ray Bramble
Heather Briant
Helene Brodziak
Elizabeth Brown
Rodney Brown
Lisa Brownstone
Gwyneth Buck
Marlo Bucks
Alicia Bulwik
Ian Campbell
Kendra Cann
Shirley Cann
Fleur Careil
Carla Carlsen
Karen Carlson
Dawn Carr
Rochelle Carribine
Charles Caty
Jerome Chang
Wayne Chee
Christabel Chu
April Clark
Catherine Clarke
Colleen Clarke
Dianne Clipsham
Stephen Cockle
Michele Corbeil
Bruce Corbett
Andrea Cornista
John Coulton
Lindsay Cox, in loving memory of Steven Cox
Julie Crann
Cindy Crawford
Kristin Crawford
Kelly Crichton, in honour of Francis Pegamagabow
Lisa Cruikshanks
Dianne Curtis
Lois Daniels
Pat Davidson, in honour of Gail and Marg Rappolt
Kerry Davis
Joanne Dear
Natalie Delgobbo
Mary DesJardine
Erin DesMarais, in honour of Amy Saffer
Edgar and Brenda Dewar
Rachel Dixon
Brian Donnelly
Myra Douglas
Huntly Duff, in honour of Anne Longmore
Janet Duval, in honour of Christine Kerr
Richard Earls
Colin Eatock
Connie Easto
Jacqueline Elton
Sheri Etherington
Cher Farrell
Cam Ferguson, in memory of Frances Mary Ferguson
Debra Finlayson
Debbie Fleming
Wanda Forsythe
Brian Foster
Janet Fothergill
Jennifer Fowler
Jean Franklin Hancher
Ron Fraser
Colleen Freeman
Lucas Gareri
Tom Gamblin, in memory of Dahne Michele Gamblin and Dick Gamblin
Joan Gladwell
Lynn Glazer
Paula Goldman
Timothy and Caroline Gordon
Phyllis Gordon
Joy Gordon
Sheila Goulet
Carl Grant
Barbara Greenwood
Edward Grenier
Melissa Haggart
Brenda Halliday
Margaret Hardy
Konrad Harley
Phyllis Heaphy
Caroline Helbronner
Barbara Helm
Frances Henderson
Sandi Hill
Chris Hobson
Stephanie Hodnett
Rosalind Holeton
Bridget Hough
Carol Anne Houston
Carol Anne Hunt
Ernest and Margaret Hunter
Karen Johnston
Lucille Joseph
Maria Kazarnovsky
Julia and David Keeling
Miriam Kelly
Alan and Sharon King
Marlene L. Klassen
Nancy Kleer
Doreen Knol
Ildikó Kovács
Jennefer Laidley
Jean Lam
Janess Landell, in honour of Peter Franks
Laura Lane
Ann Lang
Anne Lazenby
Michael Lehikoinen and Marsha Barrett-Lehikoinen
Janis LePage
Michelle Letarte
Nora Lever
Helene Levesque
Larry Lewis, in memory of Brother OZ
Mary Lilley
Sandra Lincoln
Valerie Ling

 

Gloria Lipski
Lewis and Susan Liu
Carole Lockie
Oliver and Gillian Long
Myroslawa Lukiwsky
Kenneth Lund
Karen Luyendyk
Eileen MacDonald
Duncan MacIntyre
Elisa Mangina
Murray Marchant
Cheryl Marek
Mary Marshall
Ron and Marilyn Matwey
Lauren Mayer
Megan McDonough
Patricia McGee
Sannie McInnis
Lynn McIntyre
Peter McLean
Deborah McLennan
Audrey E. McLeod
Adrianna McQuaid
Maureen McRae
Rensia Anna Melles
Linda Miller
MaryAnne Miller
Lee Mondshein, in memory of Sheila Mondshein
Richard Morrison
Heather Mosher-Saunders, in memory of Mary Saunders and Gwen Mosher
Erin Moure
Bruce and Joanne Moyle
Mary Mundle, in memory of Bert Hood
Cynthia and Craig Murdoch, in memory of Doris Craig
Mary Murnaghan
Janet Murphy
Judith Nancekivell
Paul Newman
Heather Newsome
Cynthia Nidd
Angelina Ng
Peter Nicholls
Cynthia Nidd
Elizabeth Nyburg, in honour of Julia Barber
Kenna Owoh
Allan Parker
Mary Anne Parkinson
Janet Parsons
Jean Marc Pasche
Carol Pask, in memory of Martin and Nina Pask
Sue Penny
Lisette Pereira,in honour of Pamela Pereira
Ana Pereira
Ranee Perera
David Perlman
Muriel Petersen
David Phipps
Roger Pinney
Adrienne Pollak
Cynthia Potts
Siobhan Powell
Judy Price
Linda Prue
Daniella Quagliara
Mary Joy Rae
Kris Ramsay
Gail Rappolt
Brenda Reimer
Peter Restivo
Carol Richards
David & Jan Richards
Timothy J. Richardson
June I. Rilett
Doug Robertson
Susan Rooke
Jane Rose
Sharon & Jed Rosenfeld, in honour of Jan Szot
Christopher Ross
Susan Rothwell
Renate Roy, in memory of Paul Roy
William Ruffett
Catherine Sandrasagra
Yolanda Savino-Walsh
Lorna Sayed
Susan Schmidt
Nellie Scholtes
Sylvia Schroer
Johanna Schueller
Graham Scott
Frances Scovil
Margaret Sellers
Jerrold Shapiro
Peter and Ruth Sidorchuk
Philip and Janet Simone
Danielle Sirek
Alyson Slater
Gregory Smith
Cynthia Smith
Nancy St Laurent
Pamela Steele
Jane Stephenson
Sandy Stewart
Jini Stolk
Jackie Stothers
Risa Thau
Anne Thomson
Gordon Timbers, in memory of Margaret Nugent
Brenda Touzot
Vincenza Travale
Julie Trus
Timothy Tshin
Emilia Tung
Clark Unger
Tammy van den Brink
Cathy Vendramin
Bob Vernon
Teresa Viscomi
Albert and Lyn Vrensen
Margaret Walton
Peter Warth
Margaret Weaver, in memory of Janet Plock
Jo-Anne Weinstein
Kathryn Weise
Richard and Sally Wellen
Peter Wells
Allan & Mavis Whicker
Michele Whitcombe
Cathy and Mark Whitcombe
Nancy White
John Whitehead
Barbara Whitney
Margarete Wiebe
Jurie Wijayanayaka
Barbara Wilson
Morris Wolfe
Mary Woodrow
Mary-Louise Work
Kim Worobec, in memory of Anne Worobec
Heather Wright
Ashley Wu
Corinne Wyatt
Christine Wylie and Brian Foster
Marina Yoshida
Lorna Young
Francis Young
Robert Youtz
Mitzi and Mark Zohar

 

We are grateful to the following individuals who have chosen to support the future of choral music with a legacy gift to the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.

Anonymous (9)

Irene Bailey

Charles & Lenora Butler

Lloyd Chiotti

Elizabeth & Tony Churchill

Debbie Fleming

Anita Rundans-Gaide & Ivars Gaide

William Galloway

Douglas Gardner†

John Grebby

Cynthia Hawkins

Kimber Jonah

Clement Kam

Janice Schuyler-Ketchen

Eleanor Kunycia

Sue Newman & Wilf Trivett

Philip Penney

Isabel Pierce†

Amy Rossiter

Sue Sherman & Don McCuaig

Ross Robert Stretton

Susan Q Wilson

 

† deceased

BMO Financial Group Covenience Inc.
 

KPMG LLP

Logo for Middlefield Group

Performance Sponsor Messiah with the TSO

CIBC Children’s Foundation

Edwards Charitable Foundation

Hal Jackman Foundation

K.M. Hunter Charitable Foundation

Lamb Foundation

McLean Foundation

Ontario Trillium Foundation

Tippet Foundation

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