75th Anniversary

Welcome to almost 400 attendees!

Welcome to 375 attendees! Over $40,000 was raised for education programs and scholarships.

The 75th Anniversary Gala Concert—Huge Success & Thanks to you!

photo credits: Eric Korenman—KORENMAN.COM

Gala Concert Sponsors:

Greylock Federal Credit Union
Laurin Publishing
Paul Rich & Sons
Michael J. Considine
Shawn P. Leary
Richard M. Ziter, MD
the Bradway Family
the Segal Family
Joan & Jim Hunter
Berkshire Bank

(more donors listed below)

Congratulations by Pitsfield Mayor Linda Tyer

Congratulations by Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer

Honorary Co-Chairs, Frederic & Rosalyn Cohen

Honorary Co-Chairs, Frederic & Rosalyn Cohen

 

Gala Concert Benefactors:

Kate Barton and Sam Craig
David Buxton
John Cheney
Arnold and Sue Cohen
Lynn Festa and Michael Nancollas
Marilyn and Michael Gerhardt
Marianne and Dave Hall
Bill Hurley
Margaret and Jay Plumer
Mary and Peter Rentz
Jane Rosen
Linda Ruberto
Paul and Lenore Sundberg
Claire Williams

Alum & NASA Astronaut Stephanie Wilson

Alum & NASA Astronaut Stephanie Wilson

BMS-156

Opening Act: Cabaret to Go, led by Sherri James Buxton

BMS-248

High School Senior & Merit Scholar, YeeJin Yuk

BMS-356

Alum, Billy Keane

BMS-458

Alice Spatz leads the double bass ensemble

The Evening's Host (from London's West End & Broadway), James Warwick

The Evening’s Host (from London’s West End & Broadway), James Warwick

Alum, Ben Talmi

Alum, Ben Talmi

Alum, Deborah Rentz-Moore

Alum, Deborah Rentz-Moore

BMS Jazz Ensemble, featuring (l–r) faculty Karl Rausch, Alum Nico Wohl, faculty Dave Bartley, faculty Allen Livermore, Board member Roger Suters, and current BMS Merit Winner George Bissell

BMS Jazz Ensemble, featuring (l–r) faculty Karl Rausch, Alum Nico Wohl, faculty Dave Bartley, faculty Allen Livermore, Board member Roger Suters, and current BMS Merit Winner George Bissell

Adult Strings Groups, led by Bing Liu

Adult Strings Groups, led by Bing Liu

Youth & Children's Strings, led by Eileen Markland

Youth & Children’s Strings, led by Eileen Markland

all Strings—All ages

all Strings—all ages

Auction Host, Smitty Pignatelli

Live Auction Host, Representative Smitty Pignatelli

Gala Donors

(Those who could not attend but supported the event)
Anonymous
Mario & Laurel Caluori
James & Marietta Rapetti Cawse
Marvin Cech
Alan and Roselle Chartock
Joyce & Frank Coffey
Robert Crowell
Laura & Dennis Donovan
Ursula Ehret-Dichter
Mark & Molly Elliot
John and Ann Galt
Camp & Comfort Gordinier
Fred and Brenda Landes
Richard Lipton
Marilé Lynch
Matthew and Catherine Mandel
Patricia M. Nixon
Chris Oberfield
Ellen Weiden & James Overmyer
Philip Rich
Elizabeth Sayman
Valerie & David Sharper
Doris Stevenson
Robert Tutnauer
Universal Payroll Associates, Inc.
Sergey & Dr. Natalya Yantovsky, DMD

the Voice (from the Teen Workshop, Finding Your Voice)

the Voices (from the Teen Workshop, Finding Your Voice)

Alum, Kari Steinert

Alum, Kari Steinert

BMS-1090

BMS Merit Scholarship winner, Paul Celebi

Alum, Matt Cusson

Alum, Matt Cusson

BMS-1177

Alum, Madalyn Parnas

 

75th Anniversary Campaign Contributors

Anonymous
Kate Barton
Michael & Shawn Considine
Stewart Edelstein, President, Ruth Krauss Foundation, Inc.
Ethelwynde
Reba & Bruce Evenchik
Feigenbaum Foundation
Mary W. Harrison
Vickie & Ed Hornstein
Paul N. Houston
Joan & Jim Hunter
Anne Marcure
Louise & Josephine Crane Foundation
Lyndon Moors & Joan DeVoe
Michael Nancollas & Lynn Festa
Ingrid Richardson
Laura Rosenthal
Paul & Lenore Sundberg
James and Caroline Taylor
Tracy Wilson & David Wampler
Richard M. Ziter, M.D.