Thank you

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2003

...for the support.

The Feb. 1 Musical Secrets Juneau Symphony concert was an incredible success. The musicians and board of the Juneau Symphony thank all of our patrons for their patience as the hall filled to capacity and everyone found seats before the downbeat.

We are indebted to ExxonMobil for its sponsorship of the Secrets concert. Without this corporate support, we couldn't produce our concerts, as ticket sales cover only 1/3 of the costs of each concert. Thanks to ExxonMobil for making it all happen.

We also thank actors Alice Wiley Pickett, Patrick Moore, Roblin Davis and Zach Falcon for bringing Hindemith's vision to life during Symphonie Mathis der Maler, and KTOO, Greg Chaney, Pat Race, Gage Choat, Aaron Suring, Lucid Reverie and the Jump Society for their expertise in projecting our images onto the overhead screen during the concert so that every seat in the hall had an excellent view of the stage. Special thanks to Bruce Simonson, Roald Simonson, and Albert McDonnell for working so hard to improve the auditory and visual experience for our patrons.

Additional thanks are due to the Juneau Empire, for its continued support of our Concert Conversations series; to Grayline of Alaska and driver Floyd Spinner for providing transportation for our visiting musicians; to the many Juneau homes that opened to house these musicians; to Drew Gruening and Peter Anderegg for their assistance getting our equipment to Centennial Hall; to our excellent house manager Llewellyn Lutchansky and her capable crew of assistant house manager Alec Carson, Bob Rose, Paula Spreter, Doreen Hogins, Leo Lutchanksy, Bill Johnson, Elizabeth Selfridge, Sue Oliphant, Jo and Fred Boehme, Winifred Weber, Pauline Zheng, Adrian and Joey Bosworth, and Dan Beason; and to Emily Hemenway and her technical crew.

Our special 40th birthday celebration concert will take place Saturday, April 5th. This concert will feature Russian pianist Alexander Tutunov, the Juneau Student Symphony, and Franz Felkl, the winner of our 2003 Youth Concerto Competition. With such a full program, we're sure to fill Centennial Hall to capacity again, so be sure to get your tickets early.

Susan Burke


...for the help.

In March the 38 members of the Juneau-Douglas High School Festival Band, under the direction of Ken Guiher, will participate in the Heritage Music Festival and Disney's Magic Music Days in Orlando, Florida. They wouldn't be able to do this without the fine support received from the people of Juneau. We, the band members, our director, and parents, wish to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support:

Action Rehab, Juneau Drug, Action Security, Juneau Education Association, Dr. Akiyama, Juneau Electronics, Alaska Laundry and Dry Cleaners, Juneau Ready Mix, Alaskan & Proud Market, Juneau Symphony, Allen Marine Tours KJNO/KTKU/TAKU105, Archery Outfitters, KTOO, The Art Department, Lifetime Eyecare, Nelly Augustine, MRV Architects, Baxter, Bruce & Sullivan P.C., McDonald's of Juneau, The Bear's Lair, Dr. Mike McKrill DMD, Big Jim's Charters, Douglas K. Mertz, Breeze In, Mike's Airport Express, Budget Insurance, Inc., Neussel Family, Bullwinkle's Pizza, Non-Force Chiropractic, CJ Enterprises, North Star Signs, Capital Chevrolet, Nugget Alaskan Outfitters, Capital City Weekly, Oliver's Trophies, Capital Copy, Dr. Eric Paulson, Capitol Motor Supply, Pavitt Chiropractic, Century 21 Realtor, Perserverance Theater, Clough & Associates, P.C.I., Dr. Wayne Putman, A.S. Coghill RPM Quality Builders, Collector's Hideaway, Rick's Cafe, Donna Collins,Rickards Family, Sean Cooper, Rozwick-Giles Music, Cooper Consulting Engineers,S&S Auto Body and Paint, Cyndi's Cruise & Travel, Shattuck & Grummett, DK Mining Company Eric Simpson D.D.S., Don Douglas Photography, Tillinghast, Sorensen & Duck Creek Market, El Sombrero, Snap-On Tools, Southeast Furniture Warehouse, John Ellenbecker D.D.S., Southeast Strategies, Encounter Charters Spencer Realty, Evergreen Motors, Inc., State Farm--Reuben Willis, Faulkner, A Stitch in Time, Filipino Community, Susan's Hallmark, Four Eagles Construction, Tongass Alaska Girl Scouts, Fred's Auto, Rick Trostle, Jane Ginter--AFS University of AK Southeast, Glacier Gardens, Valley Auto Parts, Glacier Pediatrics, Ward Air, Glacier Optical, Wells Fargo, Goldbelt, Zale's, Gourmet Alaska, Harri Plumbing and Heating, Hearthside Books, JRC and Juneau Brass and Woodwinds.

In addition, we would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for so generously donating the prizes for our "Enjoy Juneau" Band Raffle:

Adventure Bound, Mount Roberts Tramway, Eaglecrest North Star Trekking, Encounter Charters, The Prospector Hotel, ERA Aviation, Carol Stauffer, The Fiddlehead, Grace Thedinga, Glacier Gardens, Rainforest Adventure,Wehnes & Sons and Wings of Alaska.

This raffle will be held March 7, and tickets are still available from any JDHS Band student.

Again our thanks to the wonderful people of Juneau. You are all invited to hear our Festival Band in concert Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the DZ Commons.

JDHS Festival Band

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