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Manchester Symphony Society Patrons

Where would the orchestra be without the generous support of our patrons? With deep gratitude, the Symphony Society recognizes and expresses appreciation to our patrons and contributors who make each concert possible.

  Business and Community Partners  
  Corporate ($5,000+)  
  Indiana Arts Commission
Naragon and Purdy, Inc., CPAs (gift-in-kind)
  Corporate ($1,000+)  
  First Financial Bank
Ford Meter Box Foundation, Inc.
  Corporate ($500+)  
  Batteries Plus Bulbs
Community Foundation of Wabash County
Heartland REMC (Operation Round-Up)
McKee Mortuary
Midwest Poultry Services
Parkview Health
Peabody Retirement Community
Timbercrest Senior Living Community
  Corporate ($250+)  
  Casey's General Store
Fruit Basket Inn
New Market
  Corporate (Up to $250)  
  Beacon Credit Union
BIT Computers
Grandstaff Hentgen Funeral Service
Kappa Kappa Kappa, Alpha Epsilon
Kappa Kappa Kappa, Gamma Kappa
Laketon Lions Club
Main View
Manchester Family Dentistry
Manchester Realty
Manchester University Community Club
Matthew Mize Law Office
Moose Lodge #1518
North Manchester Fine Arts Club
North Manchester Hardware
The Paper
Riverbridge Electric
Terrill & Company
Wetzel Insurance Agency
  Manchester Symphony Society Patrons  
  Life Patrons  
  Lloyd M. Hoff * (1963)
Vernon H. Stinebaugh (1989)
Janice Walrod * (1989)
Robert Bohn (1999)
Rosemary Manifold * (2003)
James R.C. Adams (2004)
Robert G. Jones (2004)
* deceased
  Conductor's Podium ($2,500+)  
  Jane & David (dec.) Grandstaff  
  Concertmaster ($1,000+)  
James R.C. Adams and Thelma Rohrer
Joel and Beverly Eikenberry
Arthur and Ellen Gilbert
Ed and Martha Miller
  Symphony ($500-$999)  
  Arlene Deardorff
Tim and Roberta (dec.) Hoffman
Bob and Stephanie Jones
Jeanetter M. Lahman
David and Renée McFadden
The Planer-Traxler Family
Shirley and David Rogers
  Overture ($250-$499)  
  Kay L. Batdorf
Martha and Bob Bohn
Lisa and Steve Ford
David and Patty Grant
Eric and Maryjo Jones
Paige and Dan Krouse
Wilson and Mary Lutz
Joseph M. Mason and Dorotha Fry
Dan and Weebe Naragon
Kathryn and Roger Presl
Mary K. Uhrig
David and Becky Waas
Marie Willoughby
  Chamber ($100-$249)  
  Barbara J. Amiss
Ruthann Angle
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest G. Barr
Stephen A. Batzka
Liz Hoffman Bauer
Dagny and Charles Boebel
Gregory Bowman and Joseph Hayes
Robert and Martha Bowman
Ruth Bowman
Lillian Brumbaugh
Barry and Diana Bucher
Dennis and Rosemary Butler
James and Doris Carpenter
Judd and Joanne Case
Alan Chambers
Mary Chrastil
Peggy Coppler
Marsha and Dan Croner
Lois Davis
David Doudt and Kim Ebersole
Robert and Lois Dowd
Eloise W. Eberly
Dean and Carolyn Eppley
Dr. Warren Garner (dec.)
Mr. Al Germann
Judith Glasgow
Kathie Grandstaff
Lana and Graham Groombridge
John L. and Esther L. Hamer
Richard and Jane Harshbarger
Pam Higgins and Steve Naragon
Jeff and Cathy Huber
Alan and Marilyn Kieffaber
Charles and Susie Klingler
Laurale and John Kreps
Jim and Chris McCann
Bonnie Dee Merritt
David and J. Patricia Meyer
Scott and Diane Michaels
Judi and Fred Orr
Marcie and Roger Parker
Ronald D. and Beverly Petry
Laura Rager and Kent Martindale
Doug and Lisa Rice
Jo Ann Schall
Celia Shankster
Lorraine Slifer
Helene B. Snider
Lois Snyder
Jim and Carol Streator
Jo and David Switzer
Eileen Weck
Dorothy L. Weldy
  Friends of the MSO (Up to $99)  
  James R. and Kay E. Gaier
Luke and Darlene Hunt
Al and Ruth Ann Schlitt
V.A. (Viv) Simmons (dec.)
Margaret Wimberly

The Concertmaster's Chair


The Symphony Society also gratefully acknowledges the generosity of David and Jane Grandstaff, who have provided financial support for the Orchestra's Concertmaster this season. The Concertmaster is the lead violinist, leads the orchestra in its tuning prior to the concert, and customarily plays all the violin solos within pieces. Additionally, the Concertmaster marks all of the violinists' parts with the appropriate bowings in order that the players are moving their bows in unison. The Manchester Symphony Society thanks David and Jane for underwriting this very important position.