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Miami Bach Society

International Advisory Board
& Board of Directors

International Advisory Board:

Julianne Baird, soprano, university professor
Jay Bernfeld, viola da gamba player, director, Fuoco e Cenere
Frank Cooper, musician, teacher, art historian, lecturer
Raymond Erickson, Academy Director, Aston Magna Foundation for Music and the Humanities, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Queens College NY
Pedro Memelsdorff, scholar, musician, director, Mala Punica
Miles Morgan, festival coordinator, conductor, arts consultant
Steven Rickards, countertenor, teaching at Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana
Ray Robinson, music director, Palm Beach Symphony
Paul Shipper, bass, director of Ex Umbris, instrumentalist

Board of Directors:

Dr. Stephen Mintz and Nancy Mintz, Co-Chairmen
Thomas Abbott, vice-chairman, attorney
Alexis Anderson, consultant and luthier
Susan Barnes, teacher
George Berberian, professor, University of Miami Rosensteil School
Kingsley Bewley, treasurer, comptroller for US Holdings
Flor Blanchett, real estate broker
Carlos Bolade, merchant, J. Bolado Clothiers
Kay Carpenter, nursing consultant
Leatrice Damus, arts volunteer
Gordon Fales, chairman emeritus, corporate executive, Aegis Real Estate Fund
Elizabeth Fels, research project coordinator
Susanne Kayyali, real estate agent
William Kerdyk, Jr., Coral Gables City Commisioner, Kerdyk Real Estate
Veronica Lopez-Lopez, banker
Lazaro Prigues, M.D.
Philippa Smith-Tyler, music teach, mortgage broker
Ehrling Thoreson, retired economist
Charles M. Twyford (Mike), customs agent, musician
Claire Veater, secretary, personal advisor


Miami Bach Society
Suggested Levels of Donation for Individuals wishing to appear in our event program books.

$250 - $499
Name in Program Books listed as Friend

$500- $999
Name in Programs listed as Donor
Invitation to Opening Season Reception & Concert

Director's Circle
$1,000 +
Name in Program Books listed under Director's Circle
(2) Invitations to Opening Season Reception & Concert
Automatic Upgrade to Preferred Seating at all concerts (Season/Festival)

Miami Bach Society is a 501(3)c non-profit
serving South Florida's residents, students, and visitors
for the past 33 years. Miami Bach Society is also the home of Tropical Baroque Music Festival, celebrating its 19th Festival in 2018, and "Bach to School" Educational Outreach Program enhancing the educational experience of 5,000 students throughout Miami-Dade County.

Miami Bach Society is grateful for the financial support received from foundations and government grants which are essential in creating cultural opportunities for our community as well as promoting tourism to our area, and thankful to individual and corporate supporters for their generous gifts which allows us to maintain the highest level of cultural events and ensures the continuance of special programs such as "Bach to School" and Tropical Baroque Music Festival.

Every donation counts and is greatly appreciated.

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MBS is a 501(c)3. Your support and donations are greatly appreciated. Miami Bach Society is a proud participant of Miami-Dade County's "Culture Shock" and "Golden Ticket" programs. Offering the best in cultural experiences to all of South Florida.