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M usical I nstrument M useum 2 O 1 O D onor R eport

Inspirational Benefactors. Instrumental Support.


The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) enriches the world community by collecting, preserving, and making accessible high-quality musical instruments, images, and music from every country in the world. We celebrate our world’s diverse musical cultures and foster global understanding by offering our guests an incomparable interactive experience, a welcome and fun environment, dynamic programming, and exceptional musical performances.


Message from the President On April 24, 2010, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) opened its doors to the public and began delivering a guest experience unlike any other in the world. In the months that followed, MIM rapidly built an international reputation as a museum that inspires in guests of all ages an appreciation for the world’s extraordinary cultural and musical diversity. MIM’s Museum Encounters, school group tours, and partnerships with Arizona State University and several of the Valley’s performing arts organizations further spread the MIM message. Meanwhile, concerts in the acoustically superb MIM Music Theater allow guests to literally “listen to the world.” So where do we go from here? One of my greatest goals is that MIM will be in a constant state of evolution. Our team will continually seek to upgrade and renew our exhibits so that returning guests will always encounter something new. To that end, MIM recently unveiled its strategic plan for 2011 and beyond. The plan, dubbed “Phase 2,” calls for the number of exhibits to grow by 20 percent. Approximately eight hundred new instruments will be acquired and displayed, and some eighty new exhibits will be installed within the next year. We are pleased to present this donor report as a record of the sustaining gifts MIM received in 2010. On the pages that follow, we highlight a few of the donors, volunteers, and institutions that have partnered with us, as well as some of the exciting programs their generosity has made possible. We are enormously grateful for the contributions of time, talent, and financial support that make MIM the premier place for people to experience and appreciate the world through music. MIM is a fantastic gift from our founder Bob Ulrich to Arizona, the United States, and the world. What we now need is for the regional, national, and global communities to invest in the MIM vision and mission in order to make this cultural gem truly sustainable for future generations. Here’s to MIM’s amazing opening year and to the prospect of even more excitement and success in the future! Come, see, listen—and contribute! Together, and with your support, we can continue to explore and celebrate this great world of music, the language of the soul.

Billie (Bill) R. DeWalt, Ph.D. MIM President and Director


2010—A Banner Beginning! In its first eight months, MIM welcomed more than one hundred thousand guests. The museum was featured in a nationally broadcast segment of the CBS Sunday Morning television show and was written about in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, BBC Music Magazine, Guitar Aficionado, and USA Today. It was also the subject of a five-minute segment on NPR’s news program, Morning Edition. MIM hosted seventy-six stellar performances in the MIM Music Theater in 2010 and became a popular destination for group tours. More than 3,500 guests took part in public tours, while more than three thousand students enjoyed school-group tours of the museum. MIM also welcomed the community for Museum Encounters as well as the popular free Wednesday Morning Interlude performances, a collaborative production with the Arizona State University School of Music. MIM was the site of a birthday marathon performance by renowned pianist Roger Williams, a sold-out concert combined with a day of educational programs by the multicultural Playing for Change Band, and a benefit concert by classical violin legend Joshua Bell. MIM was also the recipient of the following awards:

“Best New Museum of 2010,” presented by Phoenix New Times “Best Cultural Project” in McGraw-Hill Construction’s 3rd annual “Best of the Best Awards” The 2010 Museum Association of Arizona’s “Best Interpretation of a Theme Award.” This honor is given to an institution that has shown an imaginative effort in developing a theme that fosters awareness of contemporary issues. The National Music Council’s 29th “American Eagle Award,” bestowed upon MIM for creating an innovative learning environment where people can understand how music is a shared and universal human experience. The “Golden Trowel Award,” given by the Arizona Masonry Guild as part of its 19th Annual Excellence in Masonry Architecture Awards

“Best New Museum” in The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com’s 4th annual Critics’ Choice Awards Southwest Contractor’s “Best

of 2010 Award”

With all of these awards and accolades, it’s fair to say MIM had a magnificent inaugural year. But 2010 was only the beginning. We look forward to building on these achievements in the years to come.

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MIM FACT On December 30, 2010, MIM set a single-day attendance record for the year, welcoming 2,580 guests that day.

Roger Williams

On the afternoon of December 30, 2010, Kris Tomlinson (third from left) and his family were surprised to learn that Kris had just enabled MIM to reach its goal of welcoming 100,000 guests in 2010. MIM president Bill DeWalt (far left) and chief development officer Chris Bell (far right) greeted the Tomlinsons and presented Kris with a complimentary enrollment in MIM’s Circle of Friends.

MIM’s total attendance topped and attendance continues to grow.

120,000 in 2010—

first four months of 2011, the museum welcomed more than 108,000 guests! In the

MIM special projects director Sylvia Keller with violinist Joshua Bell

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“There truly is nothing else like MIM in the world,” says board member Robert McMahon, shown here with his wife Teresa.

MIM Board of Directors One measure of an organization’s success is its Board of Directors. MIM is blessed with an active and savvy board, whose members bring years of professional experience, education, and wisdom in helping to shape policy and develop strategy.

Robert J. Ulrich MIM Founder and Board Chairman Retired CEO and Chairman Emeritus, Target Corporation Past Chairman, Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Michael R. Francis MIM Vice President and Secretary Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Target Corporation

Gail J. Dorn MIM Treasurer Marketing and Community Relations Consultant, Target Corporation

Marc L. Felix International Expert on African Art

Robert G. McMahon Retired SVP, Property Development, Target Corporation

Gary R. Tobey Chairman and CEO, Haworth Marketing and Media

Billie (Bill) R. DeWalt, Ph.D. MIM President and Director

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John D’Addario Jr., shown here with his wife Joan, says MIM provides guests “a great place to go and experience a museum that’s quite different from anything they’ve seen before.”

MIM President’s Cabinet Enthusiastic ambassadors for MIM in the local, regional, national, and international communities, members of the President’s Cabinet comprise a group of distinguished business professionals, community leaders, and friends who are united by a strong commitment to the museum. In addition to providing guidance to MIM’s president, cabinet members help raise funds from public, private, and foundation sources and work to expand knowledge of MIM throughout the community, the country, and the world.

John D’Addario Jr. Former President, D’Addario & Co., Inc.

David P. Falck EVP, General Counsel and Secretary Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and Arizona Public Service Company (APS)

Matthew P. Feeney Partner, Snell & Wilmer

Jeanne L. Herberger Owner, Hidden Meadow Ranch

Ronald L. Jones Founder of the Ron & Linda Jones Family Foundation and Former Chairman and CEO of Sealy Corporation

James A. Pupillo, CIMA®, CIMC® SVP, Institutional Consulting Director, Family Wealth Director Spectrum Group at Graystone Consulting

Cabinet Member Spotlight John D’Addario Jr. John D’Addario Jr. knows something about longevity, and a lot about music. His family has been in the instrument string-making business for centuries. In fact, in the small Italian town of Salle, from where the family hails, a baptismal record from 1680 lists Donato D’Addario as a cordaro, or “string maker” in Italian. So John’s high praise and support for MIM make for a real compliment. “I’m really excited about MIM,” he says. “It’s a great way to introduce the younger generation to music and the history of music.” John D’Addario Jr. himself represents the eighth D’Addario generation involved in the string business, the third generation in the United States. “It all started when my grandfather came to America at the beginning of the twentieth century and started a little business in New York importing some of the products from his relatives, who were manufacturing strings in Italy,” he says. From there, D’Addario has evolved into the largest manufacturer of strings in the world and expanded to manufacturing woodwind reeds, drumheads, and all types of consumable accessories for musical instruments. Despite the growth, it’s still a family affair; three of John’s children now work for the family business. It’s this regard for legacy that has turned John into an ardent MIM supporter who has sponsored concerts, supported exhibits, and serves as a member of the MIM President’s Cabinet. “It’s a wonderful thing to preserve these instruments for future generations,” he says. “MIM is so important because it’s history. It’s art. There are so many reasons.” Looking back at not only his own career but his family’s long history in the music business, John is grateful. “I’ve had a wonderful career in the music industry, and it’s important to recognize that and support things that are going to continue to enhance the interest in music worldwide,” he says. “MIM is something the world should know about.”

Haldun Tashman Chair and Founding Board Member, Turkish Philanthropy Funds 2010 Donor Report | 5


Paula Corman has cataloged more than five hundred books since MIM opened. She says she appreciates the opportunity MIM gives her to help create something that will live on after her.

Volunteer Profile Paula Corman When MIM founder and board chair Bob Ulrich strides past Paula Corman in the hallways of MIM, he salutes her and says, “Hello, Number One!” How did a halftime Valley resident gain this distinction? By being proactive. Three years ago, Paula saw a small newspaper article about a new museum coming to the Valley. Wanting to help, she called the fledgling enterprise and volunteered her services. Her offer was met with stunned silence on the other end of the line. It wasn’t that MIM didn’t need assistance; it was that no one had ever offered before. But when Paula mentioned she was a retired librarian, her mission instantly became clear. “Oh my gosh, do we need a librarian!” the curators said. Thus, she became Volunteer Number One at MIM. Since then, Paula has been in charge of the library operation, working to catalog and organize MIM’s growing collection of books. And even though the museum is now housed in a 190,000-square-foot facility, Paula recalls early meetings, back when the staff was so small, “we could all fit around a lunch table,” she says. Having grown up in Boston, surrounded by museums, Paula takes pride in her role at MIM. Back East, where culture is entrenched, she took museums for granted. “We’ve always had museums, and they’ve always had such wealthy collections.” So when Paula saw that a brand-new museum was starting in Arizona, she knew she wanted to be part of it. “I thought to myself, how great would it be to be involved at the beginning of an institution that will be around for generations—maybe centuries—and know that I, in a very small way, contributed something to the founding of it,” she says. Today, Paula divides her time between Phoenix and Boston and, as a winter resident, can see the impact MIM has on Arizona. “It adds to the vibrancy and brings something so unique that it can only bring added enrichment to the state,” she says. “And the more the Phoenix area is enhanced, the more the area will induce business to come in, creating employment opportunities. Plus, from a purely economic standpoint, the money the organization has spent in the area is truly impressive.” As MIM’s first volunteer, Paula has loved seeing the museum move from concept to world-class institution. “I can’t tell you how excited I was at the opening,” she says. “This experience has been personally thrilling and very satisfying.” Thank you, Number One. Like Bob Ulrich, we salute you. 6 | Musical Instrument Museum

Paula Corman


Volunteers MIM has volunteer power. Dozens of public-spirited individuals play an integral role at MIM, utilizing their varied talents to assist museum staff in delivering world-class guest experiences. In 2010, MIM conducted two ten-week docent-training sessions—one in the summer and one in the fall. Thirty-five docents graduated from these courses. On top of this, sixty volunteers were trained to work in the Experience Gallery. Whether they are sharing a musical talent, educating guests about exhibitions, leading group tours, or ushering guests into the MIM Music Theater, MIM volunteers are critical in helping us achieve our mission. Flora Abramson Lynda Altman Robert Altman Douglas Alwin Mitch Anderson Stephanie Andrus Valerie Andrus David Armistead Mimi Aronson Angela Attico William Badowski Margaret Bailey Bryce Baker Mary Bartlett Shirley Bekey Thomas Bekey Janine Bell Joel Benjamin Marlene Benjamin Candice Bennett Ellen Benshalom Christine Blunt Marilyn Blynder Heyam Bonnamy Sharon Braude Peggy Brehm Andrew Brimhall Miriam Brodian Marian Brown

Stephanie Brown Marcia Burland Barbara Burner Vicki Burow Jacqueline Byers Tim Byers Ila Byrne M. Dosia Carlson Patti Casas Veronica Cavallero William Cervini Ward Chandler Debra Chester Stacey Chulew Peggy Cohen Bobbe Colley Debra Collins Ralph Cope Shirley Cope Paula Corman Susan Cotner Gloria Curry Charles Dahill Merilee Davito Sierra Dingeman Stephanie Dinner Amy Duncan Ruth Duncan Brandon Durham

Shirley Durocher Jeanne Dursi Lorna Dyer Andrea Eaton Rita Eberhardt Jean Epley Kay Ercius Bracha Etgar Joe Farugia Jackie Favish Richard Favish Joan Feddern John Finder Joni Finkel Kari Franey Arline Fraser Maggie Frederick Sally Freed Andrea Freed-Krehbiel John Friedman Paul Friedman Sandra Gates Irene Geyer Mae Giesner Bernard Glick Katalina Gomez Barbara Gorkis Ann Gorton Kristine Gradowski

Leslie Grady Greg Grasso Jill Grasso Andrea Greenslade Claude Guldner Jerry Guttman Penny Guttman Hana Halverson Roberta Hanson Emily Harmon Natasha Hatzenbuehler Judith Headley Kathryn Heinl Jane Hendricks Kristinn Henerichs Frederic Herzer Steve Hinders Robert Hoke Benita Hollenberg Audrey Horne Aleida Howard Nancy Hummel Rhonda Hyacinthe Terron Ishihara Lois Jaffe Morton Jaffe Phyllis James Stephanie Jennings Margaret Jimenez 2010 Donor Report | 7


MIM FACT In 2010, 214 volunteers donated 11,730 hours.

Volunteers Nancy Johnson James Johnston Owen Jones Philip Jones Jeffrey Kastner Kalpana Kelkar Courtney Kellum Adam Kelly Barbara King Barry Kipnis Randi Kipnis Elayne Kitchen Emily Knapp Kathleen Knutson Edward Kocner Carol Krahulec Michael Krupinski Anita Kumar Kathleen Lane Edwin Larson Barbara Lazarus Dale Leach Barbara Leard Anne LeClyuse Teresa Levy Joyce Lewis Susan Lewis Deane Lierle Irving Lowell Joan Lowell Jolayne Lowell Marcia Lowman Richard Macy Harumi Maejima Robert Mandell Dorothy Manning Gerhard (Gary) Marby 8 | Musical Instrument Museum

Karin Marby Lawrence Martell Beverly Martin Robert Martin Carol Matthusen Caitlin Maynard Patricia McCauley Matt McEniry Melissa McGehee Jetta Melnick Liz Merchant Sherry Meyer Linda Mighdoll Karl Milbauer Robin Miller Christopher Moreno Diane Morgan Jacqueline Mosley Larry Moudy Deborah Mullholland Catherine Myers Lou Nalepa Arthur Nedvin Carole Nedvin Martha Norton Fe-Zinnia Nowack Andrea Noziglia Annette Nunnally Adrian Ophals Marti Otten Dolores Ottiano Andrea Ouse Judah Page Themos Panotopoulos William Parker Ernestine (Ernye) Pennamon Seksan Phomsoukha

Elizabeth Pickens Phyllis Pierson Sheldon Pierson Tiffany Poetsch N.W. Pope Barbara Rechlin John Rechlin Mitchell Reiss Taylor Renfro Judith Richards Frederick Richardson Beverly Richdale Susan Richwine Margaret Riley Ed Roberts Jean Roberts Cheryl Robillard Paul Robillard Grace Rolland Marlene Rosen Margaret Ruccolo Janet Runkel Paula Salazar Erik Samarpan Sirarpi Sargsyan Alex Sausedo Jann Sausedo Beverly Schuminsky Julia Searle Suzanne Seifert Shirley Shanholtz Bonnie Shirakhoon Tami Simmons Taryn Sisserson Leroy Smith Phyllis Soben Kata Springer

Ginny Stanchan Rod Starmer Linda Stephens Patricia Stevens Thomas Stubbs John Sturges Pamela Styke Suzanne Suhling Catherine Sullivan Erika Heekyung Sung Mary Lynn Tassin Barry Taylor Jim Thomas Elena Thornton James Thornton Haijun Tian Cole Tinker Jacqueline Toulouse Barbara Vacanti Nancy Vavricka James Walker Xiaotian Wang Kristen Watson Elizabeth Way Louis Weckstein Lynda Weckstein Brad Weiser Sharon Welch Shelly White Curt Wieden Ann Wiess Norman Winderlich Stuart Wolkoff Jeannie Wright Madelon Yarows Terry Yarows Randall Yohre


MIM Annual Donor List 2o1o MIM donors are the museum’s partners in every sense. Philanthropically minded individuals and businesses whose commitment propels the museum, these donors are key to our mission: connecting people with the musical instruments and cultures of the world.

success. If we have inadvertently omitted or incorrectly listed your name, please accept our apology and contact Erin Marley at 480.478.6062. We will correct our records immediately. This list only reflects cash and in-kind contributions received between January 1 and December 31, 2010.

MIM gratefully acknowledges the generosity of its donors. Their financial support has a tremendous impact on our $10 million +

Jim & Jean Meenaghan

JAWA

Robert J. Ulrich

Bob & Edit Murray Lois & Moe Nozari

Jewish Community Foundation/Milwaukee Jewish Federation

Randall Schneewind

Ron & Linda Jones Family Foundation

Watkins Incorporated

Carol & Ken Kasses

$100,000 to $249,999

David & Christine Yaccino

Paul & Martha Kelley

Steve Beddor & Gail Dorn

$5,000 to $9,999

Minnie and Bernard Lane Foundation

Howard R. & Joy M. Berlin Foundation

James & Marcia Lowman

Hyatt & Cici Brown

LU Chung Chun

Gary L. & Kathleen M. Bruce Robert B. Bulla

The Roberta & Stan Marks Charitable Foundation

Richard & Babette Burns

Paulette & Joe Maslick

C.F. Martin & Co.

National Bank of Arizona

CityNorth

Gary & Jullie Peterson

Colletti-Fiss, LLC

Sue, Bob & Veronica Peterson

Dr. Bill Cook

Jim & Jan Pupillo

$10,000 to $24,999

Coyotes Charities

Arch & Laree Rambeau

Nancy Basinger & Carol Rogal

Dr. Doug & Barbara Cusick

Rane Corporation

Uta Monique Behrens

D’Addario & Company, Inc.

Remo, Inc.

Bart & Betsy Butzer

Dr. Charles Daschbach

Vicki & Allan Samson

Tim & Jacqueline Byers

Delta Diversified Enterprises, Inc.

Mary & Paul Sauser

Cole Real Estate Investments

Greg & Char Duppler

Cliff W. Schweitzer

The Thomas R. and Deborah A. Davidson Foundation

Dr. Mark S. and Kay S. Ercius

Scottsdale League for the Arts

Roger S. Firestone Foundation

Sheila & Robert Seaton

Matt & Michele Feeney

Gibson Foundation, Inc.

Seymour Duncan

Robert & Susan Greenberg

Goldman Sachs

Glenna & Lawrence Shapiro

Alexandra & Irwin Jacobs

John & Jane Guild

Taylor Guitars

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

Bob & Katie Janecek & Brenda Baar

Linda & Mike Tomme

$250,000 to $499,999 Target Corporation

Susanne & Gary Tobey

$25,000 to $49,999 Arizona Community Foundation Bank of America John & Joan D’Addario Foundation Jeffrey T. Gerlinger Gary K. & Jeanne L. Herberger Nihal & Haldun Tashman

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Barbara J. Lambesis


MIM FACT R. Carlos Nakai was the first artist to perform a sold-out show at MIM. He played the Native American flute in the MIM Music Theater on May 15, 2010.

Circle of Friends Volunteer Committee Jerome A. Colletti Managing Partner, Colletti-Fiss, LLC

Juan P. Dahdah President, Entrust Arizona, LLC

Mary S. Fiss Julie & Rich Varda Donald & Linda Watland Susan Willetts & Alan Pritz Dr. Judith G. & Edwin H. Wolf Michael Yarnell & Tia Renshaw

Co-Founder and Partner, Colletti-Fiss, LLC

Russell S. Goldstein SVP, Private Client Advisor U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

$2,500 to $4,999

Andrea M. Markowitz, Ph.D.

Stuart Buck

Writer, Editor, Researcher for Businesses, Publishers, and Authors

Stacey & Mark Chulew Bill DeWalt & Sylvia Keller

Patrick R. O’Brien

Kellie & Don Manthe

President, Desert Foothills Land Trust; Retired IT Manager, Random House, Inc.; Retired Lieutenant Colonel, Maryland Air National Guard

Carol & Charles Mutterperl Jerry & Jo Ellen Preradovic Ryan Companies, Inc.

$1,000 to $2,499 Judith Baarda

Michele Yount Community Volunteer

Christopher & Janine Bell Care-Takers Building Maintenance, LLC Paula & Joel Corman Carolyn & John Friedman Allison & Thomas Garfinkel Russell, LeAnna & Ken Goldstein Marita Heikkila-Hertel & Timothy Hertel Heller & Associates LLC Victoria & Stephen Hoffman Doris & Martin Hoffman Family Foundation, Inc. Thomas Hung continued on page 12 2010 Donor Report | 11


Mary Sauser enjoys seeing her parents’ “good Czech name” beside the Czech Republic exhibit at MIM.

Founder’s Circle Profile Mary Sauser Jerry and Ruth Svoboda’s names are engraved on the plaque beside MIM’s Czech Republic exhibit. Like a handful of other exhibits, this one was sponsored by private donors. But who are the Svobodas, and why are they honored at MIM in this way? Mary Sauser, a Scottsdale resident, explains, “I grew up in New Prague, which is a Czech community about fifty miles south of Minneapolis.” Her parents, Jerry and Ruth Sovboda, owned the grocery store there. “They were very hardworking people. My dad ran the store and unloaded the truck,” Mary says. “My mom was in charge of the bakery, so she was up at four o’clock in the morning making kolaches.” The Svobodas were killed in a car accident in 2001 and, ever since, Mary has been searching for a way to pay fitting tribute to her parents. “For nine years, I’ve been trying to figure out what that would be,” she says.

Donor List continued from page 11 Jill Knowlton & William Pilcher Karen & Richard Maguire Sarah & Patrick Maney Merle & Paul Marcus Ann Ritt Evelyn & Daniel Simon Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Ramona & Marc Steadman Shoshana & Robert Tancer The Tech Group, Inc. Diane & Gary Tooker Leslie & Scott Turner Anne Whipple

$500 to $999 Jane & Steve Andrews Maureen & James Baker

So when Mary saw the Czech exhibit at MIM, she knew she’d found it. “There’s a definite Czech connection, but it’s also that music is something that brings fun into people’s lives. I thought, ‘I think they would like that,’” she says.

Shirley & Thomas Bekey

It makes sense, too, since the Svobodas were a musical family. Mary studied flute, French horn, and, like her sister, played trumpet in school. (In fact, MIM’s Czech exhibit features two horns very similar to ones she and her sister played in the school band.) Today, Mary owns a grand Petrof, the piano made in the Czech Republic. “Music has always been very special to me,” she says.

Bruce & Jane Cole

For all of these reasons—the Czech connection, the familiar horns, the homage to music—Mary feels like she’s finally found the ideal way to honor her parents. “I was looking for something special,” she whispers. “This was that special thing.”

The Farmer Family

Amanda & James Birnstengel Susan Bloomquist Jeanette & Eugene Cline Leslie & James Cole Kevin Cummings Patricia Dalton & Laurence Niederhofer Marilyn & Stephen Davis Brynn Evanson Mary Ferro Joni & Larry Finkel Juanita & Philip Francis Debbie Garnett & Robert Stoner Selma K. Glass in memory of Paul F. Glass Karen & Jim Grande Ellen & Samuel Hand Lucinda A. Harris

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MIM FACT The MIM Music Theater’s house piano is a beautiful nine-foot Steinway Model D concert grand that was selected and signed by internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang.

Cathy & James Henderson

Joyce Berk-Lippincott & Randy Lippincott

Deborah & Richard Felder

Jane Hepner & Leonard Silk

Paula & Stuart Biliack

Marcia & David Fisher

Linda Herold & Martin Bell

Gerri Bishop

Evelyn & Evan Fram

Barbara & Charles Herring

Brenda & Matthew Bornyasz

Talie & Sam Freedman

Joyce & Stanley Hoffman

David Bowen

DeeDee Friedlander

Nancy Hummel

Kathryn Bradley

Frank Frulio

Karen & Douglas Kaplan

Chloe & Robert Bratton

Doris Gazda

Shirley & George Karas

Sharon Braude

Jennifer Glass & Ivan Schustak

Lynn & Matthew Luger

Ellen Brennan

Angela & Jeffrey Glosser

M. Klebanoff Foundation

Miriam Brodian

Ruth Gold

Mary Meyer

Steven & Carolyn Broe

Robin & Jeffrey Greeson

Anne Owens

Barbara & Ernest Bruss

Elizabeth & James Groff

Mary & David Patino

Barbara Busse

Deborah Gross

Jody Pelusi

Rebecca & Jim Cairo

Carol Guardo

Susan & Joe Perdew

Mary Lee Cakos

Holly Hansen

Hermine & Leo Philippe

Louann Carlson

Hazel Hare

Linda & William Pope

M. Dosia Carlson

Ruth Hart

Suzanne Powell

Shawntel Carter & Christopher Okoroegbe

Aurelia Hartenberger

Helen Ross & Ronald Antoniono

Jennifer Clancy

Wes Hawkins

Caroline Santora

Ethelyn & Howard Cohen

Carol & John Henderson

Janet & Daniel Schalk

Debra Collins

Holly Hickman

Judy & William Schubert

Mary & James Combs

Jackie & Kenneth Hillman

Roger and Susan Stone Family Foundation

Judie Cosentino

Margaret & Melvin Howie

Jill van der Meulen & Heather Jenkins

Sharon & Robert Cottor

Ken & Nancy Husband

Cap Witzler

Ann & Epifanio Cruz

Caroline Johnson

Joyce & E. Leslie Young

Erin & J.P. Dahdah

Eric Johnson

Michele & Robin Yount

Robin & Alan di Perna

Alice & Jeff Kahn

Mary Zicarelli

Anne Diehl

Maurine & Jeffrey Kahn

Craig Dingle

Alan Katz

Marilee Edel

Barbara Katz

Gerri Empey

Claudia & Alan Kennedy

Carolyne & Jerome Epstein

Darren Kleinberg

Eric Erickson & Peggy Poore

Lois Krahn

Richard Evans

Rabbi Robert & Helen Kravitz

Sheri Fabrega

Andrea & James Krehbiel

Karen & Joe Farugia

Sherry Kriegshauser

$250 to $499 Anonymous Judith Ackerman & Richard Epstein Marni Anbar Howard Asaki Tara Bailey Shoba & Jay Bastani Barbara Behel

Steven Feinberg

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MIM FACT A partner in education, MIM offered public lectures, workshops, Museum Encounters, children’s classes, outreach/partner programs, conferences, and teacher professional development programs during its inaugural year. In fact, seventy-three MIM educational programs impacted more than five thousand guests in 2010.

Donor List continued from page 13

Susan & Lee Riddell

Tammy & Mark Williams

Edith & Donald Kunz

Robert Roos

Deborah Wiss

Sue & Neal Kurn

Peggy & Ralph Ross

Roma & Raymond Wittcoff

Patricia & Jim LaCrosse

Linda Ruzich

Terry Young

Linda & William Langer

Wayne Safka

Leon Zeitzer

Jim & Debra Larson

Nina Sartini

Michael Latz

Carol & Randy Schilling

Judith Levin

Schlein Foundation, Inc.

Jeanne Lewis

Karol & John Schlicher

Pat & James Lohmiller

Barry Schnur

Juanita & Gordon Long

Adam Schwartz

Mr. and Mrs. John Lucking

Marilyn & Walter Scott

Richard Mallery & Kathleen Norton

Kathryn Sederholm & Michael Schultz

Beatrice Mannino

Carol & Kenneth Seidberg

Andrea Markowitz & Pat O’Brien

Marcia Selig

Irene & William Marsh

Ann & Perry Sells

Caitlin Martins

Gary Sollars

Jeanne & Arch McGill

Lesle St. John & Ukiah Odom

Kirsten McLagan

Barbara & Allan Stanley

Charles Molnar

Randy Sterna

Moore Family Foundation

Dorothy Sydnor

Kristi Morrow

Leslee Temple

A. Leonard Nacht

Anne & Steve Thomas

NCG Foundation

Linda & John Thompson

John Nesbit

Mary Jane & Ned Thomson

Rodney Nielsen

Genie Trotter & Jack Watson

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

Mary Vericolli

Marilyn & Jerry Olgin

Christy Vezolles/Art Value, LLC

Susan Owens

Richard Warren

Helene & Sydney Pearl

Elaine & William Watson

Gloria & Michael Pollack

Lou & Lynda Weckstein

Penny & Richard Post

Eleanor & Warren Weinstock

Pat & Gary Pottorff

Sami Weir

Wendy Selig Prieb & Laurel Prieb

Karen & John Werner

Dave & Anne Prine

Drew West

Cynthia Richards

Susan Westover

Arthur Richardson

Cory Williams

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Gifts to $249 Ryan Adkins American Baptist Homes Foundation of the West Joan & Robert Baratz Rosalind Bark Barry Becker Margaret Bennett Marsha & Richard Bergeron Susan & Lee Berk Judith Boesky Patricia Bolster David Bruno Karen & Bradley Buckhout Linda & John Budge Jane Camp Carrie Canizales Richard Cirillo Paula & T.P. Cullison Joslyn Davidson Ivy Davis Desert Foothills Jewish Community Association, Inc. Linda & Gerald Douglas Kristin Eberle Craig Epstein Philip Epstein Robert Feller Xudong Feng & Zhexi Luo Martha Fleishman Jane Fletcher Thomas Foy


Kellie Manthe, Bank of America’s corporate social responsibility market manager for Arizona, believes MIM is an ideal organization for B of A to sponsor. “Bank of America is a global franchise and MIM definitely matches that,” she says.

Corporate Partner Profile Paul Gearhart Kevin Griffeth

Bank of America

Laurie Janko

Bank of America is a well-known global enterprise, so when it engages in sponsorships it’s not always just to enhance its name recognition. Instead, it sometimes looks for ways its clients can enjoy additional value from their association with the bank. So when Kellie Manthe, B of A’s corporate social responsibility market manager for Arizona, heard an associate’s father raving about MIM, she decided to take a tour herself.

Mary Johnson

She was blown away.

Russell Hanson Roseanne Hatfield Lacey Hauser Catharine & Neil Hawks Jeffrey Heimer

Betty & Donald Kaiser Jeffrey Kimball Shannon & Keith LaSpaluto Brett Leonard Francie & Alan Levinsky Erin & Ryan Marley Carmen Mones Colleen & Christopher Moreno George Nash Andrea Ouse Geraldine Quisenberry Lewis and Evelyn Rosenthal Charitable Trust Rona & Robert Rosenthal Jean Rubano Mary Ann & Joseph Schaffer Jean Sherlin Peter Shikany Michael Siegel William Snipes Sandra Sommers Claudia & Jim Svara The Terraces of Phoenix Terravita Community Art League Thunderbird Adventist Academy

“When you drive up, it’s extremely impressive—the architecture, the way it blends into the desert, the landscaping,” Kellie says. “Then, when you take a tour, the vastness is incredible: all the exhibits from all the countries, the progressiveness of how the audiovisuals are part of every experience, and how they really bring you to that culture as well as to that culture’s music.” Kellie thought MIM presented a perfect chance for Bank of America not only to support an important new arts organization, but also to take advantage of the client entertainment possibilities. “It’s very versatile in that you can do large client entertainment, or you can do very exclusive, one-of-a-kind client experiences with artists who come through. We wanted to get in on the ground floor.” Starting a partnership with MIM and cosponsoring the Arizona run of the American Sabor exhibition also was a way for B of A in Arizona to send an important message. “With the economic woes we’re having, it is a pride point for me that the founders, underwriters, and people who endowed this museum chose Arizona,” Kellie says. “Hopefully, other organizations will see what MIM saw in Arizona.” Now a corporate partner of MIM, Bank of America is pleased to have formed a good match. “The diversity of MIM and the depth and breadth of it complement the depth and breadth of our bank,” Kellie says.

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An early and avowed Circle of Friends donor, Jill Marie Helmstetter says, “The opening of MIM will never be forgotten by our family.”

Circle of Friends Profile Jill Marie Helmstetter The opening of MIM on April 24, 2010, was notable for a number of people. But for one Phoenix resident, the date and the occasion were particularly significant. Jill Marie Helmstetter, a MIM Circle of Friends donor, chose MIM’s opening to celebrate an important family milestone.

Donor List continued from page 15 John Woodworth Terry Ward Cathy & David Watters Gerald Weiner

Gifts to the MIM Collection

Jill and her husband Anthony live in MIM’s neighborhood and watched the museum building being constructed for more than a year. When a sign went up announcing “Opening April 24,” the project became even more meaningful to them. “Our son Cruz is three years old and adopted,” she explains. “April 24th is his ‘Gotcha Day,’ the day we got him at the airport from Guatemala.”

Thea Amoretti

To adoptive families, “Gotcha Day” is extremely special, almost like the day a child is born. Jill knew at once she wanted to support the museum and celebrate her family’s Gotcha Day at MIM. “Museum unseen and unopened, I knew that joining the Circle of Friends was something we wanted to do,” she says. “It allowed us to do something special on our special day, use most of our guest passes to include family, teach Cruz about music, and donate to something positive in our community.”

Margaret Banks

Best of all, Cruz enjoyed the day. Since then, when asked what he did on his Gotcha Day, he replies, “Instrument Museum, a harp, a gong, and headphones with music.”

John C. Budge

“Neither his words nor mine can describe how special that is,” Jill says. “He points out the building now when we drive by.”

Susan & Stephen Chenette

Frances Arnott Arxiu Municipal de Palafrugell Martin Ashby ASU Hispanic Research Center Peter Bankoff Diana Bartlett Robert Berkman Egberto Bermúdez Evangeline Berry Susan Birger Maria & Max Brandt Miriam Brodian Canyon Records C.F. Martin & Co. Marc Cherry & Brian Dunn/C&D Innovative Solutions, LLC Juan Guillermo Contreras Arias Jeffrey Covill in honor of Kay and Bob Mabie Professor Melih Duygulu The Egyptian Center for Culture and Art Ahmed El Maghraby Patricia Etter Michael Fallarino Marc Felix Fender Musical Instruments Corporation Walter & Cris Fish and Robert & Sally Rondeau Marla Folsom

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MIM FACT The museum façade is made of richly grained Indian sandstone that complements the surrounding desert colors.

Jozef Gansemans

R. Carlos Nakai

Gifts In-Kind

Doris Gazda, Andrew Petranek & Doriann Petranek

Liliana & Jeff Napier

3M Corporation

New Western Town, LLC

Arizona Commission on the Arts

Mr. Kasim Ghozali (Gho Kie Siong)

Sharon & David Nowlin

Arizona Security Professionals

Yvonne Gibbons

Ramsay Ong

Ben Franklin Press, Inc.

Russell S. Goldstein

Prof. Dr. Shunzo Onoda

Borroughs Corporation

Betty Grenig

John Pellegrino

California Pizza Kitchen

Eric Grissell

Chad Petrovay

Canyon Records

Alan Gruening

Helen Jacobsen Pierson

Far Niente

Sondra Haile

Professor Polfliet

Genetec

Jim & Sharon Hale

Jerry Riopelle

Howard Core Company

Dr. Fred Hamann

William Neil Roberts

Nonesuch Records

Matilde Gina Hamor

George Rohrmann

QRS Music Technologies, Inc.

Allene Helgeson

Amir Saad

Scottsdale League for the Arts

Janel Hemmerle

SABIAN Ltd.

Sennheiser Electronic Corporation

Matthew Hill

Dick Schumacher

Skullcandy

Alexandra & Irwin Jacobs

Jake Shimabukuro

Sony Masterworks

Jonas Group

Jason Smith

Sony Music Entertainment

Manuel Jordán

Clint Spell

Target Commercial Interiors

Pinna Joseph

Robert Spencer

Tru Vue, Inc.

Dr. Edward L. Kottick

Gandolfa Stegmann

Watkins Incorporated

Paul Alan Ladd

Andrew Tracey

Terry & Danna Lake Yuri Landman

Kuki Tuiasosopo/American Samoa Community College

Philip Lenaerts & Jöelle Fiess

William F. Tumielewicz

Colleen Leppert

Robert J. Ulrich

Tianhou Li

John Vannucci

Pierre Loos

William H. Wagner

Los Texmaniacs

John Weiner

LU Chung Chun

Henny S. Weiss

Don M. Mahan

Millicent Hunt Wesley

Leo Martyn

Alan Willey

Evan Maurer & Kellie Rae Theiss in memory of Jill Dahlin

Dennis Wise

Mary Maxie

Yamaha Corporation of America

Cathryn A. McAllister & Christine E. Nelson

Antonis Xylouris

Barbara Medill

D. Zimmerman

Matching Gift Companies Arch Capital Services, Inc. Goldman Sachs

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