USC Thornton Donors

Dean’s Circle

The following Dean’s Circle members – USC Thornton’s premier academic support group – contribute crucial unrestricted annual leadership funds to be used at the Dean’s discretion in support of the school’s wide-ranging and ever-expanding educational opportunities in music while enjoying exclusive member courtesies.

Prodigio $50,000+
Jane and Larry Solomon

Virtuoso $25,000 – $49,999
Lisa Argyros and John Massa
Sue and James Femino
Kenneth and Jennifer Kroner
Phil and Mary Stump

Maestro $10,000 – $24,999
Mr. and Mrs. Wade Austin Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hudson Barineau
Thomas and Judith Beckmen
Joyce Chernick
The Choi Family
Mr. and Mrs. James K. Dunton
Gregg Field
Julie and Doug Garn
Dunard Fund USA
Carol and Warner Henry
Nancy Holland
Annica and James Howard
Rod and Cheri Jones
Barbara and Buzz McCoy
Ann Marie and Thomas Newman
Christine Marie Ofiesh
Lee and Stuart Posnock
Kathleen and Dale Rosenbloom
Dr. and Mrs. Trevor Small
Dr. Carla V. Tardio
Charles and Geneva Thornton
Sherin and John Ye

Impresario $5,000 – $9,999
John and Julie Fogerty
The Ginsburg Family
Lisa A. Hane and Hugh Young Rienhoff Jr.
Perry and Faith Ishibashi
Ken and Judith Joy
Laura Kanter
Richard Kirtland
Steve Choongwoo Ko & Parents Seungseop Ko and Youngsook Lee Ko
Sharon A. Lilly
Marcellus, Suzanne, Camden,
Jensen and Holden McRae
Hanna and Greg Ostroff
Christopher S. Panczner
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony F. Shelley

Aficionado $2,500 – $4,999
Yvonne Bogdanovich and Family
Joseph Boerio and Rosario Arevalo
Mary Levin Cutler
David and Amy Fink
Kirk Brattkus and Erica Fishman
Karen Gorden and David Francis
Jill Roberts-Freeman and Mark Freeman
Julie A. Shepard and Michael K. Garcia
Mark and Tamara Hatwan
Gib and Peggy Hentschke
Tom and Anne Hill
Randi and Richard Jones
Masako Maki
Brian and Gillian McNamee
Jack and Lori Muncherian
Janet Romanishin
Gail Samuel and William Christian
Laureen and Brian Stone
The Veh Family

Listing updated as of August 6, 2019. Every effort has been made to ensure that this list is complete and accurate. If an error or omission has been made, please contact the USC Thornton Office of Advancement at (213) 740-6474 or