Thank You to our 2015-16 Fellowship Sponsors!

  • Mary and Clint Gilliland sponsoring Isabella Ivy *
  • Tricia and Tim Anderson sponsoring Kirk Dougherty
  • Phil Park and Izzy Lewis sponsoring Guest Artist Lisa Chavez
  • Professors John Heineke and Catherine Montfort sponsoring
    Guest Artists Olga Chernisheva and Ariana Strahl
  • Don and Jan Schmidek sponsoring Matthew Hanscom
  • Amici di Musica Bella sponsoring Silas Elash
  • San Jose Opera Guild sponsoring Director Brad Dalton and Guest Artist Amina Edris
  • Gibson Walters Foundation sponsoring Michael Boley

Fellowships can be sponsored by individuals, groups, or foundations and have lifelong benefits for both the sponsors and their fellows.

Artists and Creative Team members can have multiple sponsors, except for exclusive sponsorships.

To establish a Fellowship for a resident, associate, or guest artist, conductor, or other member of our creative team, please contact Noritaka Okada at

* Exclusive Fellowship