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+)

Paula  Davidson

Clement Deliso

Mary F.  Mcvay

Michael & Karin Standen

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

Peter & Lee  Bewley

Tad Connerton & Stephanie Schwetz

Carole  Fabiano

Greg & Kim  Shand

John & Dyan Smith

John & Beverly  Wernette

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

Nick Denucci, Merrill Lynch

Richard & Judy Brown

Anthony  Fabiano

 Traute Gentry

Bill  Gianola

Ralph & Ellen  MacNiven

 Dorothea Rosner

Ryan & Meg Rupert

Linda  Tetrault

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

Ron & Cindy  Blythe

J. Timothy & Colette Diegel

Raquel Dunning

Keith & Irena  Hammer

Selma  Nettles

Jack & Tina Nicholson

Bruce & Beverly Novark

Raymond & Judy Pencherek

Barry & Eva Sands

Jeremish & Lorna  Shafir

James V. & Joan Talano

Becky  Wilder

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

Michael & Susan Adler

Debra Allegretto

Aubrey Bourgeois

Arthur & Hazel Brisker

Elaine Christian

Linda Coyle& Mark Dreyer

John & Patricia Dietzen

Patrick Dietzen

Ross & Noreen Edlund

Laraine Frahm

Ronald & Geraldine Gale

Susan Galvin

Shahriar & Dokhy Ghoddousi

Dan Glemser

Terry & Ena Gleeson

Stephen & Diana Gray

William & Joan Gruver

Klaus & Joan Helf

John R. Wright & Jim Lawson

Shauna Dee & Jeremy Lucca

Bob & Verna Prentice

Lou & Charlene Rana

Gary & Donna Rinck

Lindsay Robertson

Bob Martilla & Mary Slifka

Raymond & Isabelle Staffeldt

Monica Sullivan

Dave & Jeanie Summers

Mary Ann Tittle

Douglas & Joan Zipes

Handel ($500-$999)

Dr. Evelyn Bluhm

Katherine Caldwell

Edith R. Coleman

Emely Darby

Sue Dean

William Dempsey

Linda Greene

Charles Kerwood

Lora Manion

John & Ina Marshall

Jacke & Arden McCurdy

Bob & Barbara Neitzke

Bob & Verna Prentice

Gwen Prentice

Susan Pyke

Maxine Reichhardt

Max & Linda Selig

Aubrey J. Stadtler

Dorothy  Strunk

Gregory Wojciechowski

Friends of Gulfshore Opera ($499 Or Less)

Tom & Peg Best

Moon Bae & Jay Chung

Albro Daniel

Lee & Lia Denson

Ginny Inglese

Luara Maximo

Barbara Mengarelli

Paul & Cello Nadler

Janet Nazar

Bernard & Deborah Roselli

Jenn Wideberg