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
Michael & Karin Standen
Stephanie Schwetz & Tad Connerton

Puccini ($25,000+)

Clement J. Deliso 
Mary McVay
Michael & Karin Standen

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

Paula Davidson
Carole Fabiano
John & Dyan Smith
Tad Connerton & Stephanie Schwetz
John & Beverly Wernette

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

Peter and Lee Bewley X

Antoni Fabiano x

Bill Gianola x

Frank & Ellen Macniven x

Merrill Lynch x

Selma Nettles x

Ryan & Meg Rupert

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

Ron & Cindy Blythe
Keith & Irena Hammer
Jack & Tina Nicholson
Bruce & Beverly Novark
Barry & Eva Sands
Greg & Kim Shand
James V. & Joan Talano
Becky Wilder

Greg & Kim Shand
James & Joan Talano
John R. Wright & Jim Lawson

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

Michae & Susan Adler
Debra Allegretto
Ron & Cindy Blythe
Aubrey Bourgeois
Arthur & Hazel Brisker
Elaine Christian
J. Timothy & Colette Diegel
Raquel Dunning
Ross & Noreen Edlund
Ronald & Geraldine Gale
Susan Galvin
Shahriar & Dokhy Ghoddousi
Stephen & Diana Gray
William & Joan Gruver
Shauna Dee & Jeremy Lucca
Raymond & Judy Pencherek
Gary & Donna Rinck
Raymond & Isabelle Staffeldt
Mary Ann Tittle
Douglas & Joan Zipes

Handel ($500-$999)

Dr. Evelyn Bluhm
Katherine Caldwell
Edith R. Coleman
Linda Greene
Jacke & Arden McCurdy
Bob & Verna Prentice
Susan Pyke
Maxine Reichhardt
Max & Linda Selig
Aubrey J. Stadtler
Dorothy Strunk
Gregory Wojciechowski

Friends of Gulfshore Opera ($499 Or Less)

Paul & Cello Nadler