Memorials & Tributes

Memorials & Tributes

GAMA accepts gifts in memory of individuals and in honor of a special person or event.

When making your gift, please indicate in whose memory you wish to leave a gift or who you wish to honor. We will send notification of your gift to the family or honoree (gift amount will not be disclosed). Their name will appear in our concert program book for one year when a donation of $25 or more is made.

In Tribute

These people have been honored in the last 12 months with contributions made in their names to the Akron Symphony Tribute Fund.

In honor of Tina Magazine by Mr. Harlan Meinwald
In honor of Arthur Blair Wagner and in memory of Rose Janet Wagner by Rick and Carol Wagner
In honor of Guy and Renée Pipitone by Michael and Janet Pera
In honor of Donna Valentine by John E. Wilkinson
In honor of Maestro Christopher Wilkins by Drs. Mark and Sandra Auburn
In honor of Paul Jarrett and GAMA staff for leadership during COVID19 by Drs. Mark and Sandra Auburn
In honor of Michael Pasternak for leadership during COVID19 by Drs. Mark and Sandra Auburn
In honor of Michael Pasternak for his leadership as President of GAMA by DuWayne and Dottie Hansen
In honor of Kathy Booth for her birthday by Joan Booth
In honor of Matt and Lara Dudack by Cyndee and Larry Snider
In honor of Patrick Reilly for his friendship and continued support of the Akron Symphony by Judi and Jerry Brenner
In honor of Maestro Christopher Wilkins for his work on Unorchestrated by Drs. Mark and Sandra Auburn
In honor of Thomas Moore for his work on Unorchestrated by Drs. Mark and Sandra Auburn
In honor of Marilyn Marks Taylor by Farah and Dudly Marks
In honor of Kathy Booth by Judy Witt

In Remembrance

The Greater Akron Musical Association honors the memory of these individuals who passed away during the last year. The outstanding participation, service and support they provided have enhanced the life of our organization, and we are grateful to them for their contributions.

Mark and Sandy Auburn, in memory of Evelyn Burkins
Carolyn Atwood Mackey, in memory of James E. Mackey
Joan Beach, in memory of Lois Chamberlin
Past Presidents of the Akron Bar Association, in memory of Virginia Robinson
Lucile Weingartner, in memory of Professor Russell Weingartner and Mary H. Weingartner
Numerous gifts given in memory of Mr. Robert Finlay
Numerous gifts given in memory of Mrs. Georgine Finlay
Numerous gifts given in memory of Mr. Michael Flaksman
Numerous gifts given in memory of Laura Lee Garfinkel
Richard and Tatiana Harris, in memory of John W. Solomon
Mark and Sandy Auburn, in memory of Leonora Bee
Kittie Clarke, in memory of Rae Welker
Roger and Ann Edwards, in memory of Rae Welker
Numerous gifts given in memory of Joseph Pasternak
Edson and Judy Freeman in memory of Sandra Fishel
Elizabeth Rusnak, in memory of her mother, Lola Rothmann

To make a memorial or tribute gift, contact Development Manager Kimia Ghaderi by email at kimia@akronsymphony.org or by phone at 330.535.8131. or donate online.

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