Help Enrich Your Community

Annual Donor Program

Have fun and make new friends while enjoying many fringe benefits! A tax deductible annual donation of $500 ($1000 per couple) or more provides membership to the Gulfshore Maestro Club or make a recurring monthly donation.

Join forces with us to enrich the community by presenting high quality opera theater, classical vocal music concerts, meaningful community engagement and friendly social events to Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. We offer five levels of sponsorship, which allow devoted patrons and businesses to make tax-deductible donations in support of Gulfshore Opera.

Special Maestro Club
Benefits Include:

  • Access to pre-purchase of season tickets with first choice seating
  • Recognition in all season programs and on the official Gulfshore Opera website
  • Concierge ticketing services
  • Maestro Club reserved seating section

Mozart level ($2500)
and higher perks include:

  • Invitations to VIP receptions
  • Meet the Maestro Talks
  • Invitations to closed  dress rehearsals


• Puccini $25,000+

 • Verdi $10,000 – $24,999

• Wagner $5,000 – $9,999

• Mozart $2,500 – $4,999

Rossini $1,000 -$2499

Handel $500-$999

• Friends of Gulfshore Opera $250 -$499

A donation of any amount is much appreciated!

Make It Monthly With…

The Maestro Club

Maestro Club Members can have easy continuity of giving at an affordable level each month rather than a one larger annual contribution. You can make a tax deductible monthly donation via bank account or credit card.

Monthly giving is not only easy on the pocketbook, it also helps GO with financial planning by providing a steady monthly income.

Just select monthly under donation frequency OR contact us at 239-529-3925 to set up your recurring monthly donation.

Donations are tax deductible under Section 501(c)(3), tax ID #47-0989874. Florida Charitable solicitation #CH48511.
Gulfshore Opera, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation organized under Section 170 (b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code.

to our Maestro Club Members!

We rely on the tremendous generosity of our donors to help sustain the company’s artistic excellence and social mission. Thanks to your generosity, Gulfshore Opera is able to promote community well-being through performances and musical education programs, which strengthen the cultural and economic vitality of our region.

Thank you to those who gave Cumulative Gift of $100,000+

Clement J. Deliso Charitable Trust
Paula Davidson
The Fabianos
Mary McVay
Jay Paul
Michael & Karin Standen
Stephanie Schwetz & Tad Connerton

Puccini ($25,000+)

Clement J. Deliso Charitable Trust
Mary McVay
Michael & Karin Standen

Verdi ($10,000-$24,999)

Peter & Lee Bewley
Paula Davidson
Carole Fabiano
John & Dyan Smith
Tad Connerton & Stephanie Schwetz
John & Beverly Wernette
Becky Wilder

Wagner ($5,000-$9,999)

William Gianola
Lavonne Johnson
Selma Nettles
Gordon Robertson
Ryan Rupert, Peace River Team at Morgan Stanley
Barry & Eva Sands

Mozart ($2,500-$4,999)

Richard & Judy Brown
Ed & Nancy Colodny
Mark Dreyer & Linda Coyle
Terry & Ena Gleeson
Keith & Irena Hammer
Ralph & Ellen MacNiven
Jack & Tina Nicholson
Bruce & Beverly Novark
Steffanie Pearce
Barry & Eva Sands
Jeremiah & Lorna Shafir
Greg & Kim Shand
James & Joan Talano
John R. Wright & Jim Lawson

Rossini ($1,000-$2,499)

Debra Allegretto
Peter & Linda Biscardi
Ron & Cindy Blythe
Aubrey Bourgeois
Alisa Bowman
Art & Hazel Brisker, William Cross Foundation
Elaine Christian
Tim & Colette Diegel
John & Patricia Dietzen
Patrick Dietzen
Raquel Dunning
David Eastaugh
Ross & Noreen Edlund
Susan Galvin
Stephen & Diana Gray
Shahriar & Dokhy Ghoddousi
Evelyn Hope Mena
Raymond and Judy Pencherek
Jerry & Lynda Platt
John & Marti Odle
Louis & Charlene Rana
Gary & Donna Rinck
Ray & Isabelle Staffeldt
Joan Stonecipher
Monica Sullivan
Linda Tetrault
Mary Ann Tittle
Constantine Tsiros
Doug & Joan Zipes

Handel ($500-$999)

Evelyn Bluhm
Katherine Caldwell
Edith Coleman
William Dempsey
Linda Greene
Charles Kerwood
Maxine Lewis
Michael & Natalie Marsalli
Alexia Martin
Arden McCurdy
Jacke McCurdy
Claudia Polzin
Robert & Verna Prentice
Susan Pyke
Maxine Reichhardt
Max & Linda Selig
Aubrey Stadtler
Dorothy Strunk
Michelle Wade
Chris & Michelle Westley

Friends of Gulfshore Opera ($499 Or Less)

Tom & Margaret Best
Ron & Geraldine Gale
David & Stephanie Klein
Monica Luna
Julie Mann
Paul & Cello Nadler
Janine Riedinger