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Chair Underwriters

Chair Underwriting is the easiest way to make an ongoing impact for the Symphony.


Chair Underwriters are instrumental in sustaining the organization, making an initial 3-year commitment to honor a member of the orchestra. Pledge your support today to sustain the excellence of the Bellingham Symphony into tomorrow!

If you are interested in discussing Chair Underwriting opportunities, please contact Gail Ridenour at executive@bellinghamsymphony.org.

Bellingham Symphony Chair Underwriters, 2019-2020

The Bellingham Symphony is proud to recognize individuals whose major support of our orchestra ensures our continued financial and artistic health for years to come. We are deeply grateful to the following patrons for their commitment to classical music in our community

Jack & Marybeth Campbell

Music Director

Garland Richmond & Richard Stattelman

Concertmaster

Marcela Berg & Michael Addison

Assistant Concertmaster

John D. Stephens & Alice Hale

Founder's Chair

Debbie & Steve Adelstein

Principal Second Violin

Byron & Becky Elmendorf

Principal Viola

Paul & Rebekah Bonde

Principal Cello

John W. Tilley Jr.

Assistant Principal Cello

Bob & Lois Nicholl

Principal Flute

Carol & Dennis Comeau

Piccolo

The Ridenour Family

Principal Oboe

Dick & Sherry Nelson

English Horn

Gordon & Rosalie Nast

Principal Clarinet

Brian & Marya Griffin

Principal Bassoon

George & Crystal Mills

Principal Horn

Bill & Leslie McRoberts

Principal Trumpet

Wendy Bohike & Brian Hansen

Principal Trombone

Marty & Gail Haines

Principal Tuba

Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro

Principal Timpani

Barbara & Michael Ryan

Principal Percussion

Valerie McWhorter & Dean Altschuler

Principal Percussion

Cinda & Stuart Zemel

Principal Harp

Sibyl Sanford

Principal Keyboard

Bellingham Symphony String Quartet and String Trio Sponsored by Kirk Smith.

This list was updated on November 13, 2019.

The BSO is registered with WA State’s Charities Program as required by law and additional information is available by calling 800-332-4483 or visiting www.sos.wa.gov/charities.