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Your contributions to NOA support its many efforts and activities. Please read to learn how you can make a difference:

If you would like to contribute to our Annual Campaign or to one of the NOA Endowed Funds, you can do so online (Donate Funds), where you can choose your amount and what you would like your contribution to support.

If you prefer, you can send your check payable to The National Opera Association, designating the fund of your choice to:

National Opera Association
1100 Baits Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI  48109

Undesignated contributions will be applied where they are most needed.  Donors will be acknowledged on our website and in member publications; please let us know if you prefer not to be acknowledged in this way.  NOA is a 501(c)3 organization, so donations will be deductible to the extent allowed by current tax law.

Newly Announced!  The Robert Hansen NOA Fund

In honor of Robert Hansen's 25 years of dedicated service to NOA, we have established the Robert Hansen NOA Fund to support the newly renamed Robert Hansen Collegiate Opera Scenes Competition as well as other priorities of the NOA.

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Endowments of the National Opera Association

NOA is appreciative of the numerous generous gifts and bequests that have been established to support the organization's activities in perpetuity. Please contact us during your estate planning if you would like to discuss establishing an endowed fund in support of NOA's mission.

The Constance Eberhart Memorial Endowment
Provides scholarships for singers 18-24 in the NOA Vocal Competition
The Boris Goldovsky Endowment
Preserves the legacy of Boris Goldovsky and promotes excellence in operatic stage direction
The Clifford Edwin Bair Endowment
Provides prizes in the Artist Division of the NOA Vocal Competition
The Terry Cofield Endowment
Supports workshops in operatic stage direction
The National Opera Association Endowment
Provides general support for projects of the Association and include:
  • The Legacy Fund
    Provides career development grants and prizes for The Legacy Project, which encourages ethnic and racial diversity in opera
  • The Marjorie Gordon Fund
    Provides prizes in the Artist Division of the NOA Vocal Competition
  • The Leland Fox Fund
    Provides awards for outstanding scholarship in opera
  • The Ruth Martin Memorial Fund
    Established in memory of Ruth Martin, to support projects in opera translation
  • The Emily Hammood Memorial Fund
    Established in memory of Emily Hammood, founding member of Opera for Youth
Director $1,000-$4,999 Diva/Divo $500-$999 Conductor $250-$499

Brian Staufenbiel, in honor of Patrice Maginnis

Robert Hansen
Carol Ann Modesitt, in memory of Betty Jeanne Chipman

 
Répétiteur $100-$249 Comprimario $25-$99  

Scott Skiba
Melanie Helton
Louise Lofquist
Clifton Ware, in memory of Robert Gay

Philip Seward

 

Lisa Dawson, in honor of Mary Hagopian
Robert Hansen, in honor of David Holley
Dawn Neely, in honor of Edward White Sr. 
David Ronis, in honor of Whitfield Lloyd
Blake Smith
Clifton Ware, in memory of all deceased former presidents

Albert Chaney, in memory of Florence Berggren
Mark Ross Clark, in honor of Giorgio Tozzi and Wesley Balk
Carleen Graham
Melanie Helton, in memory of Virginia MacWatters
Melanie Helton, in honor of Leyna Gabriele
Leigh Holman, in memory of Robert S. Holman
Paul Houghtaling, in memory of Jean and George Houghtaling
Amy Johnson
Amanda Johnston
Linda Lister, in memory of Charles Lynam
Arietha Lockhart, in memory of Elizabeth Nohe Colson
Louise Lofquist
Samuel Mungo, in memory of Edward Zambara
Isai Jess Munoz, in honor of Richard Owens
Gordon Ostrowski, in honor of George Shirley
Reginald Pittman, in memory of Dr. Edward Baird
David Ronis, in honor of Whitfield Lloyd
Mitra Sadeghpour, in honor of Mark Ross Clark
Clifton Ware

Director $1,000-$4,999 Diva/Divo $500-$999 Conductor $250-$499

Carol Notestine

Carol Ann Modesitt In Memory of Dr. Donald Henrickson

Milton Granger
Répétiteur $100-$249 Comprimario $25-$99  

Clifton Ware

David Ronis
Kurt Zeller

 

Three Year Pledges: 2014-2016

Martina Arroyo
Robert Chauls
Bruce Gardner
Margaret Garrett
Juliana Hoch
Paul Houghtaling
Carol Notestine
William B. Ray
David Ronis
Donald George Smith

Director $1,000-$4,999 Diva/Divo $500-$999 Conductor $250-$499

Carol Notestine in honor of Dr. Robert Hansen

Bruce Gardner
Carol Ann Modesitt in Memory of Betty Jeanne Chipman

 
Répétiteur $100-$249 Comprimario $25-$99  

Robert Chauls
Carleen Graham
Milton Granger
Adriana Hardy
Clifton Ware

Juliana Hoch in memory of Dr. Carl Gerbrandt
David Ronis

 
Director $1,000-$4,999 Diva/Divo $500-$999 Conductor $250-$499
Elizabeth Vrenios

Bruce Gardner
Carol Ann Modesitt in memory of Betty Jeanne Chipman
Carol Notestine in honor of Julia Aubrey
Brian Staufenbiel

 
Répétiteur $100-$249 Comprimario $25-$99  

Martina Arroyo
Susan Boardman in memory of Carrie Haskell
Isabelle Cazeaux
Robert Chauls
Andrew Frierson
Paul Houghtaling
Barbara Hill Moore
Gordon Ostrowsky
William B. Ray
Kirk Severtson
Donald George Smith
Clifford Ware

Margaret Garrett in honor of Dr. Mozelle Sherman
Juliana Hoch in memory of Dr. Carl Gerbrandt
David Ronis
Kurt Zeller

 
Director $1,000-$4,999 Diva/Divo $500-$999 Conductor $250-$499
Elizabeth Ann Vrenios

Julia Aubrey
Bruce Gardner
Carol Ann Modesitt

Carol Notestine

Répétiteur $100-$249 Comprimario $25-$99  

Isabelle Cazeaux
Robert Chauls
William Ray
Kirk Severtson
Osceola Davis Smith
Clifton Ware

Raquel Cortina
Karen Dichiera
Paul Houghtaling
Alice Obery Pierce
David Ronis
Kurt-Alexander Zeller

 
Director $1,000-$4,999 Diva/Divo $500-$999 Conductor $250-$499
Elizabeth Ann Vrenios
Robert Hansen

Julia Aubrey
Bruce Gardner
Frederick Kennedy
Carol Ann Modesitt
Carol Notestine
Gail Robinson Oturu
John Pfautz
JoElyn Wakefield-Wright

William Bugg
Milton Grainger
David Holley
Copeland Woodruff
Répétiteur $100-$249 Comprimario $25-$99  

Susan Boardman
Isabelle Cazeaux
Robert Chauls
Richard Crittenden
Ruth Dobson
Carl Gerbrandt
Adriana Hardy
Barbara Hill Moore
Paul Houghtaling
Louise Lofquist
Kirke Mechem
Gordon Ostrowski
Catherine Payn
Reginald Pittman
Marie Hadley Robinson
Kirk Severtson
Kathleen Roland Silverstein
Clifton Ware

Raquel Cortina
Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber
Alice Pierce
Anthony Radford
David Ronis
Christine Seitz
Louise Toppin
Kurt-Alexander Zeller

 
Director $1,000-$4,999 Diva/Divo $500-$999 Conductor $250-$499
Elizabeth Ann Vrenios

Julia Aubrey
Robert Hansen
Carol Ann Modesitt
John Pfautz
JoElyn Wakefield-Wright

Adriana Hardy
David Holley
Répétiteur $100-$249 Comprimario $5-$99  
William Bugg
Isabella Cazeaux
Robert Chauls
Ruth Dobson
Philip H. Hageman
Lori Laitman
Catherine Payn
Kirk Severtson
Jacque Trussel
Clifton Ware

Dewey Camp
Racquel Cortina
R. Bruce Gardner
Eric Kjellmark
Robert Larsen
David Ronis
Donald George Smith
Kurt-Alexander Zeller

 
Conductor $250-$499 Répétiteur $100-$249 Comprimario $25-$99 Under $25
Julia Aubrey
Philip Hageman
Robert Hansen
Barbara Hill-Moore
Frederick Kennedy
Catherine Payne
George Shirley
Penelopie Speedy
Copeland Woodruff
Wiliiam Bugg
Isabella Cazeaux
Robert Chauls
Richard Crittenden
Ruth Dobson
Carleen Graham
Milton Granger
Adriana Hardy
David Holley
Lori Laitman
Gordon Ostrowski
Reginald Pittman
Kathleen Roland-Silverstein
Kirk Severtson
Clifton Ware
Linda Farquharson
Carl Gerbrandt
Marjorie Gordon
Kirke Mechem
Ronald Perera
William Ray
Davis Ronis
Christine Seitz
Loraine Sims
Kurt-Alexander Zeller
Osceola Davis
Nancy Jantsch
Jacque Trussel
Juliette Singler-Wilson
Point Loma