Spark your passion today with a gift for an inspired tomorrow.

The Crested Butte Music Festival is dedicated to presenting unforgettable performances and providing meaningful educational experiences that develop the performers of tomorrow. Individuals who express their commitment to the Festival through a tax-deductible gift are a vital component to the Festival’s ongoing success. We invite you to consider a tax-deductible gift and enjoy the many benefits we offer our contributors. Make your gift today!

Season Underwriting:

Individuals who support CBMF’s annual summer performances play an essential role in bringing the finest artists to Crested Butte; nurture our distinct educational programs that transform participants; and support the presentation of free talks, public master classes and more.

One complimentary ticket to a dress rehearsal
Printed recognition in the CBMF Program Book once a year
Enjoy the above privileges, plus:
Two complimentary tickets to a dress rehearsal
Enjoy the above privileges, plus:
Invitation for two to Season Preview + Listening Party
Enjoy all of the above privileges, plus:
New! Guided backstage access and tour of the 2018 opera production
Enjoy all of the above privileges, plus:
New! Access to select private rehearsals during the season
Enjoy all of the above privileges, plus:
New! Invitation for two to a Post-Concert reception with Guest Artists, Board, and fellow Season Underwriters

Leadership Circle:

Members of the Leadership Circle are our most dedicated donors whose significant gifts ensure that the Crested Butte Music Festival continues to thrive. Their generosity demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to the educational and artistic mission of the Festival, provide an integral component of our support system, and serves as a tribute to their passion for fine arts and music in the Gunnison Valley.

Enjoy all of the Platinum Underwriting privileges, plus:
Four complimentary tickets to any mainstage event
Enjoy all of the above privileges, plus:
New! Personalized concert dedication of your choice with four complimentary tickets and use of the Piper Gallery or side garden should you wish to host a post-concert reception with the Artists (Reception arrangements to be made in advance)
Enjoy all of the above privileges, plus:
• Private dinner cooked by Artistic Directors at your home OR
• Artistic Director private talk at your home OR
• Special home performance by Artistic Directors
Enjoy all of the above privileges, plus:
Lunch with Guest Artist of your choice to be arranged in the summer
Enjoy all of the above privileges, plus:
Lunch with Co-Artistic Directors
One Gold Table at the Gala in a premium location
Exclusive acknowledgment opportunities of your choice
Options include:
• Gala Presenter OR
• Master class, talk, or family series presenter

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2017 Underwriters

Tom & Linda Biery
Don & Cathey Humphreys
Kathy & Scott King
Stephanie & Tom Seymour
Paul & Donna Witt
Ansel & Virginia Condray
Christe & Tim Fretthold
James M. and Ynette S. Hogue Philanthropic Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
Ken & Barbara Moffitt
Larry & Venise Stuart
Steve Bolton & Bob Valentine
Jo Ann Macy & Danek Bienkowski
Dr. and Mrs. John M. Haley
Bruce Jackson
Richard & Betty Mayer
Dennis & Victoria Myers
Priscilla Natkins & Seth Novatt
Lucy Porter
Anne & Bill Ronai
Barbara & Randy Rosenblatt
Bob & Suzanne Schutt
John Garrett & Donna Seligman
Lacy & Edie Williams
Gregory & Wita Wojtkowski
Karen Young
Richard & Mary Allen
Mary Nell & R. Michael Beatty
Dr. Sanders & Linda Benkwith
Roger & Darcie Bowler
Wendy & Mike Cieslak
Thomas & Sara Fotopulos
Baliey & Beverly Griffith
Bob & Barbara Kauffman
Margot Levy
Kevin & Lotte Roache
Meg & Mike Smith
Virginia Stone, in memory of Jerry Stone
Martha Violett, in memory of Ted Violett
Alice & Larry West
Joe & Becky Williams
Clyde and Bitsy Wyant
Bruce & Deborah Alpern
Joan Binkow
Richard & Donna Bratton
Clayton & Norma Claassen
Chuck Cliggett & Nancy Reimer
Don Haver
Lucy Hecker
Karen Hickey
Suzanne Joyce, in honor of Bill and Anne Ronai
John & Christy Murchison
David & Marjorie O’Reilly
William & Cynthia Peatross
Debra Sporcich
Bernd & Marta Wachter
Windsor Refrigeration