Thank you

We would like to express our sincerest gratitude, appreciation, and thanks to those who unselfishly gave of themselves and their time to make this event possible.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors
Arts & Business Council
Robert & Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis
Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra
Sacramento News & Review

Thank you to our Sponsors
California Cable & Telecommunications Association
Dimple Records
InterWest Insurance Services
J Street Recorders
KB Homes
Kline Music
Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
Sacramento Opera Association
Sacramento Regional Community Foundation
Skip’s Music
Solomon Dubnick Gallery

Thank you to our Advertisers
Allure Hair Design
Alphabet Moon
Avalon Arts Center
Behind the Scenes Sounds
Capitol Bowl
Davis Food Co-Op
Dimple Records
Donna Williams Hypnosis
Dr. McClurg
Español Italian Restaurant
Fahn & Company
Gordon’s Music & Sound
Guitar Workshop
Jackson Rancheria Casino Hotel
Mirai Restaurant
Mother Goose
Oxygen Pacific Music Camp
Roma Pizzeria II
Stone Point Financial
Tower Records
Town & Country Dental
Universal Music Group
Vic’s Ice Cream
Video Clearance Center
Virgin Megastore

Thank you to these individuals … who sponsored or donated tickets
Rita Gibson
California Cable & Telecommunications Association

Thank you to the venues … that made the Battle of the Bands possible
Club Retro
Luna’s Cafe
The Underground Cafe

Thank you to our Honorary Board members
Chris Caraway, JAMMIES Director/Dittos Digital Media
Christopher Fairman, Fairman and Friends
Debbie Hayward, Solano Community Symphony/Solano County Youth Orchestra Fred Lange, Director of Bands, Davis High School
Jennifer Leighton, Choral Director, Granite Bay High School
Ming Luke, Asst.Conductor/Education Director, Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra
Skip Maggiora, Owner, Skip’s Music
Michael Morgan, Artistic Director, Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra
Clay Nutting, Director, Concerts & Charity, Inc.
Anne Oncken, General Manager, Sacramento Youth Symphony
John Pellman, JAMMIES Director/Executive Director, Beyond The Proscenium Productions
Kathleen Rabun, Managing Director, Revelation Music Marketing
Sasha Tkacheff, Sasha’s Violin
Carol Van Bruggen, Founder,
Jeff vonKaenel, President/CEO, Sacramento News & Review
Rev. Faith Whitmore, Senior Pastor, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
Ken Winkler, Promoter, Underground Café

Thank you to our Hosts
Kari Alexander, Independent TV personality
Violet, KWOD 106.5
Michael Morgan, Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra

Event Staff

Melissa Patrice, Producer
Chris Caraway, Contemporary Show Director
John Pellman, Classical Show Director

Adrian Estebon, Event Coordinator & Battle of the Bands Producer
Veronica Acosta, Promotions & Media Planner
Andrea Diaz-Vaughn, Art Director
Becca Costello, Writer (Contemporary Bios)
Christian Kiefer, Writer (Contemporary Bios)
Erin Sierchio, Writer (Contemporary Bios)
Nick Miller, Copy Editor
Kelsey Falle, Chief Technical Coordinator
Michele Brown, Web Support
Jinx Liberato, Advertising & Sponsorship Project Coordinator
Stacy Lucier, SN&R Street Team
Anna Ritner, SN&R Street Team
Jennifer Schlife, SN&R Street Team
Matthew Canty, Assistant Stage Manager (Classical)
Netty Carey, Assistant Stage Manager (Classical)
Lizz Ehrenpreis, Assistant Stage Manager (Classical)
Carli Parmeter, Assistant Stage Managers (Classical)
Mike Ragusa and Big Shot Productions, Technical Director (Contemporary)
Chris Caraway, Technical Director (Classical)
3rd Ear, Sound (Contemporary)
Technical Staff (Classical) provided by the Mondavi Center, UC Davis
ATV, Video Production
Capital City Catering, Caterer
VIP Award furnished by The Trophy Center