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  • 2014 COTA Patrons

    Please consider becoming a 2014 COTA Patron.
    A tax-deductible gift of $10 or more helps COTA continue to present the best local jazz festival.

     

    Conductors
    Gina & Olav Sandnes

    Highlighters
    Bob & Sally Dorough
    Carol Dorshimer & Ralph Bond
    Bonnie & David Childs — In honor of Bob Hartman, Winnie & Bob Napoli, Dottie Weightman & Buzz Bensinger, and in memory of Richy Barz & Don Weightman
    Michael D. Collins
    Deer Head Inn — Mary Carrig, Denny & Jan Carrig, Bobby Mancuso & Jay Wilson
    Welcome "home" Pastor Sherry! — with love from The Fardas
    Pat & Terry Gaughan — In celebration of The Chamberlains
    The Kendall Family
    Bob & Karen Nickels
    Carol Dorshimer & Ralph Bond 
    Yuki Okuma - In Memory of Andy Leon
    George Graham
    Jim & Diane Pallitto — In loving memory of Dan Higgins Sr.
    Christine Trembly

    The Big Band - Section Leaders 

    In loving memory of Arlene Kirkwood — Jane Davis & Lynn Johnson
    In honor of Bill Cohea & in loving memory of Fred Lindkvist
    Mark Connors & Cindy Crowner
    Jim & Teri Dellaria — In memory of loved ones
    Ian, Sally & Kevin Foster — In memory of Nancy Coyle and Gilbert Foster
    —In honor of Helen Foster
    Gerta, Laurie & Lynne Harriton
    Steve & Mollie Krawitz
    Rod Lennon
    Linus & Lucy
    Rick Madigan & Jan Selving
    Don & Carol Matheson
    Betsi Olmstead & Ron Midwood — in honor of Bob Hartman & Reverend Sherry Blackman

     The Players

    Anita Bondi Designs, Susan Bradford Art & Wellspring Holistic Center
    The Baader Bunch
    Blossom & Olive
    Frank & Pat Brown
    Edie Buechner & Derek Anspach
    Clyde and Grey Girl
    In memory of Ted Peterson, jazz lover
    Anita & Steve Davis - "In Memory of Allan Hecht"
    Michael & Elvi De Lotto
    Nancy Gould & Sandy Rader
    Valerie & Jeff Higbee
    Bob & Jamie Garner
    In Memory of Joan Kaiser by Roxanne, Bruce & Madison Antonowich
    In Memory of Kate Leary by Roxanne, Bruce & Madison Antonowich
    John & Marie Kleinle & Madelyn O'Connor
    In memory of Ted Peterson, jazz lover
    Jim & Jody Reynolds
    Security Brat Pack
    Spencer, Nancy & Olivia Reed — In memory of Arlene Savakus
    Elaine Shuey & George Munn & Abner, Oscar, Madeline & Felicity
    Diana & Denny Smolak
    Smokey Moon, Sandy & Penelope
    In appreciation of Water Gap Trolley
    Garth, Rainey & Christopher Woods
    Grace Nolt—"Joie de Vivre"

    Marty, Susan & Sara Wilson
    Jim, Nancy, Ben & Kate Daniels
    Steve & Mollie Krawitz
    Rod Lennon
    Linus & Lucy
    In appreciation of Gail Phillips
    Jan Selving & Rick Madigan
    Connie & Bill Stine
    In appreciation of Water Gap Trolley

    The Chorus
    In Memory of Ed
    Allisen, Rocky, Chase & Chance
    Bill & Carolyn Carlton & Harriet Carson
    Tammy, Jim & Casey Cornelius
    In memory of Rick Snow & William Snow
    The Crank Family
    Norma & Ron Hart
    Tim Helman & Mary Hayes
    In honor of Lucy Kosmerl
    Barbara & David Lantz
    Wayne & Ruth MacWilliams
    Ivory Moore & Chris Yeaton
    Constance, Dewey & Christian Walck
    Jim Wyckoff & Sue Predl
    John & Elaine Siptroth
    Wayne Smith

     

  • 2013 COTA Patrons

    Conductors

    Gina & Olav Sandnes

    Highlighters

    Michael D. Collins
    Deer Head Inn
    Mary Carrig
    Denny & Jan Carrig
    Bobby Mancuso
    Jay Wilson
    Bob & Sally Dorough
    Carol Dorshimer & Ralph Bond
    Love is the answer!  Always... —Nicholas & Hannah, Joshua & Jamar
    Pat & Terry Gaughan
    Terese Gausman
    George Graham
    The Kendall Family
    Margarethe Laurenzi - in appreciation of the great Phil Woods for his commitment to passing on his legacy to the next generation.
    Jim & Diane Pallitto and their Jazzy Cats
    Gail Phillips
    Christine Trembly
    With love and encouragement to the beloved seniors who can no longer join us on our hillside, but remain with us in spirit, as we remember how much they contributed to our festival for so many years! — The Deacons of the Church of the Mountain

    The Big Band - Section Leaders 
    In loving memory of Don Weightman — Beth, Brendon, Emily & James Carroll
    Lauren Chamberlain
    Bonnie & David Childs
    Jim & Teri Dellaria — In memory of loved ones
    Ian, Sally & Kevin Foster — In memory of Nancy Coyle & Gilbert Foster — In honor of Helen Foster
    In memory of our friend, Allan Hecht. - Anita and Steve Davis
     

    The Players 
    The Baader Bunch
    Gilbert Barretto
    Frank & Pat Brown
    Edie Buechner & Derek Anspach
    Tom & Linda Campbell
    Darcy, Rick & Emelia Chamberlain & Douglas McCoy
    Walter & Cathy Conway
    Jane & Ron Davis
    In honor of Bill Cohea & Fred Lindkvist
    Mark Connors & Cindy Crowner
    Jim, Nancy, Ben & Kate Daniels
    Larry, Rebecca & Kenton Freshcorn — In memory of Bob & Clora Kaiser
    Happy Birthday, Joe! — Jim, Angie & Rose Gloria
    Valerie & Jeff Higbee
    John & Marie Kleinle & Madelyn O’Connor
    Lynn, Alia & Kevin Johnson
    In memory of Joan Kaiser — Bruce, Roxanne & Madison
    Linus & Lucy
    Rick Madigan & Jan Selving
    Grace Nolt—“joie de vivre”
    Betsi Olmstead & Ron Midwood
    Phil, Jill, Gray Girl & Clyde
    Spencer, Nancy & Olivia Reed — In memory of Arlene Savakus
    Elaine Shuey & George Munn and Abner, Oscar, Madelinee & Felicity
    Tek Talmont
    Marty, Susan & Sara Wilson
    Rainey, Christopher & Garth Woods

    The Chorus
    Dad, we love you! — Your children (36 Years!)
    Salvatore Alberico Sr.
    Adon, Brandon, Orien & Mabel
    Allisen, Rocky, Chase & Chance
    Anita Bondi Designs
    In honor of Buzz Bensinger
    Beth Boshart
    Charles & Susan Cooper
    Tammy, Jim & Casey Cornelius
    Delaware Water Gap Classic Car Club
    The Crank Family
    Patrick & Mary Dorian
    Bob & Jamie Garner
    Nancy Gould & Sandy Rader
    Norma & Ron Hart
    Ralph & Fran Harrison
    Gerta Harriton
    Laurie Harriton
    Lynne Harriton
    Bob Hartman
    Tim Helman & Mary Hayes
    Ileana Hernandez
    Terry King
    Celebrating Arlene Kirkwood
    In honor of Lucy Kosmerl
    Steve & Mollie Krawitz
    Gary Lambert
    Barbara & David Lantz
    Linda Ledford-Miller
    Fay Lehr & Beau
    Wayne & Ruth MacWilliams
    Rick Madigan & Jan Selving
    Bob & Winnie Napoli
    Harry & Joan Powlus
    Cheri Read
    The Reish Family
    Deb Rephser
    Jim & Jody Reynolds
    Security Brat Pack
    Diana & Denny Smolak
    In memory of Rick Snow  & William Snow
    Constance, Dewey & Christian Walck
    Wellspring Holistic Center
    Jim Wyckoff & Sue Predl
    Najwa Parkins & family in memory of Jelani Parkins
    Juanita Sims

  • 2012 COTA Patrons

    Conductors

    Gina & Olav Sandnes - Marine Ingredients

    Highlighters
    Alex (Buzz) Bensinger
    Bob and Narda Bush
    Bonnie & David Childs
    Michael D. Collins
    Deer Head Inn - Mary Carrig, Denny & Jan Carrig, Bobby Mancuso, Jay Wilson
    Sally & Bob Dorough - In memory of Allan Hecht, a lover of life and music
    Terry & Pat Gaughan
    George Graham
    Tom Mann
    Jim & Diane Pallitto and The Jazzy Cats
    In Celebration of Dottie Weightman - The Congregation of the Presbyterian Church of the Mountain
    Terese Gausman

    The Big Band - Section Leaders
    In loving memory of Don Weightman -Beth, Brendon, Emily & James Carroll
    Lauren Chamberlain
    Jim & Teri Dellaria -In memory of loved ones
    Carol Dorshimer & Ralph Bond - In memory of Celia Siptroth Cerino
    The Farda Family
    The Goodwin Family - From the Home of Jazz in the Gap!
    The Kendall Family
    John & Marie Kleinle & Madelyn O’Connor
    Bob & Karen Nickels
    Grace Nolt
    Phil Woods & Jill Goodwin - In memory of Celia Siptroth Cerino

    The Big Band - The Players
    The Baader Bunch
    Frank & Pat Brown
    Tom & Linda Campbell
    Darcy, Rick & Emelia Chamberlain & Douglas McCoy
    In honor of Bill Cohea & Fred Lindkvist
    Mark Connors & Cindy Crowner
    Jim, Nancy, Ben & Kate Daniels
    Anita & Steve Davis
    Ian, Sally & Kevin Foster - In memory of Nancy Coyle & Gilbert Foster. In honor of Helen Foster
    Valerie & Jeff Higbee
    Jason, Stacey, Cal, Grace & Ellie Leon
    Lynn, Alia & Kevin Johnson
    In memory of Joan Kaiser - Bruce, Roxanne & Madison
    Betsi Olmstead & Ron Midwood
    Spencer, Nancy & Olivia Reed - In memory of Arlene Savakus
    Elaine Shuey & George Munn and Lily, Abner & Oscar de la Shuey
    Christine Trembly
    Marty, Susan & Sara Wilson
    In memory of Zsa Zsa, the Jazz-loving chihuahua
    Tek Talmont
    John, Debbie & Kai Evans
     

    The Chorus
    Dad, we love you! - Your children (35 Years!)
    Adon, Brandon, Orien & Mabel
    Allisen, Rocky, Chase & Chance
    Anita Bondi Designs
    Jim, Carrie, Mason & Diesel
    Bea’s Bags
    Walter & Cathy Conway
    Charles & Susan Cooper
    Tammy, Jim & Casey Cornelius
    Delaware Water Gap Classic Car Club
    Delaware Water Gap Station Preservation Partnership
    The Crank Family
    Jane Davis
    Patrick & Mary Dorian
    Bob & Jamie Garner
    Larry, Rebecca & Kenton Freshcorn
    Happy Birthday, Joe! - Jim, Angie & Rose Gloria
    Nancy Gould & Sandy Rader
    Norma & Ron Hart
    Ralph & Fran Harrison
    Gerta Harriton
    Lynne Harriton
    Bob Hartman
    Tim Helman & Mary Hayes
    Ileana Hernandez
    Leroy & Vivian Kaiser
    Celebrating Arlene Kirkwood
    In honor of Lucy Kosmerl
    Liz & Al Koster
    Steve & Mollie Krawitz
    Gary Lambert
    Barbara & David Lantz
    Fay Lehr & Beau
    In memory of Andy Leon
    Wayne & Ruth MacWilliams
    Rick Madigan & Jan Selving
    muz 4 now
    Bob & Winnie Napoli
    Harry & Joan Powlus
    Cheri Read
    The Reish Family
    Deb Rephser
    Jim & Jody Reynolds
    Kate & Richie Roche & Family
    Security Brat Pack
    Diana & Denny Smolak
    In memory of Rick Snow
    Chris & Dona Solliday
    Constance, Dewey & Christian Walck
    Wellspring Holistic Center
    In honor of John Wilson
    Rainey, Christopher & Garth Woods - In honor of Bob Doney& Celia Siptroth Cerino
    Jim Wyckoff & Sue Predl

     

  • 2011 COTA Patrons

    Highlighters

    In Loving Memory of Richard Adams - 1939-2011
    he loved Jazz & the Deer Head Inn
    his sons: Erik, Marcus & Michael

    John Howard
    The Kendall Family
    In Memoriam— Tom Garvin, Fran Landesman, Gene McDaniels
    Alex (Buzz) Bensinger
    Michael D. Collins
    Deer Head Inn: Denny & Jan Carrig, Mary Carrig, Bobby Mancuso, Jay Wilson
    Bob & Sally Dorough
    Terry & Pat Gaughan
    Jim & Diane Pallitto and The Jazzy Cats
    Melissa Shanley — In memory of CT Tucker Hartshorne
    Christine Trembly
    Thomas J. Levy
    Rosemary Levy
    Jim Martin Productions
    Donna Z. Martin

    The Big Band
    Doreen & Larry Parkins - In Memory of Jelani Parkins
    Anita & Steve Davis
    In loving memory of Don Weightman -  Beth, Brendon, Emily & James
    David & Bonnie Childs
    Bill Goodwin, Lisa Tso, Max Goodwin, Grace Goodwin & Ava Goodwin
    Darcy, Rick & Emelia Chamberlain & Douglas McCoy
    Lauren Chamberlain & Brian, Tess & Tate Stone
    Edie Buechner & Derek Anspach
    Jim, Nancy, Ben & Kate Daniels
    Teri, Jim, James & Thea Dellaria
    Ian, Sally & Kevin Foster—
    In memory of Nancy Coyle
    In honor of Helen & Gilbert Foster
    John & Marie Kleinle & Madelyn O’Connor
    Bob & Karen Nickels
    Jason, Stacey, Cal, Grace & Ellie Leon
    The Baader Bunch
    In honor of Bill Cohea
    Mark Connors & Cindy Crowner
    Jane & Ron Davis
    In loving memory of Mildred Edinger
    Valerie & Jeff Higbee & Lucas
    Lynn, Alia & Kevin Johnson
    In memory of Joan Kaiser & Madison
    Gary Lambert
    Spencer, Nancy & Olivia Reed
    Elaine Shuey & George Munn & Abner, Lily & Oscar de la Shuey
    Lorraine, Christopher & Garth Woods
    David Butler in gratitude for knowing such a great festival is available each September.
    Dale Hess - In Memory Of Robert and Alma Dorough

    The Chorus
    Dad, we love you! 34 years!— Your children
    I love you Grandma! - Casey
    Adon, Brandon, Orien & Mabel
    Allisen, Rocky, Chase & Chance
    Jill, Phil, Gray Girl & Clyde
    Jim, Carrie, Mason & Diesel
    Bea’s Bags
    Bop on! Berklee Girls, Erica & Lydia!
    Ralph Bond
    Anita Bondi Designs
    Charles & Susan Cooper
    Jim, Tammy & Casey Cornelius
    The Crank Family
    Patrick & Mary Dorian
    Carol Dorshimer
    In loving memory of Mildred Edinger
    Larry, Rebecca & Kenton Freshcorn
    Bob & Jamie Garner
    Happy Birthday, Joe!— Jim, Angie & Rose Gloria
    Nancy Gould & Sandy Rader
    Kevin Haines
    Norma & Ron Hart
    Ralph & Fran Harrison
    Gerta Harriton
    Lynne Harriton
    Bob Hartman
    Kent & Lois Heckman
    Tim Helman & Mary Hayes
    Leroy & Vivian Kaiser
    In honor of Lucy Kosmerl
    Steve & Mollie Krawitz
    Tim & Dee Kropp
    Barbara & David Lantz
    Fay Lehr & Beau
    Jordan Lieberman
    Randy Lieberman
    Linus & Lucy
    Wayne & Ruth MacWilliams
    Mandala Design Works
    Rick Madigan & Jan Selving
    Muz 4 Moment
    Bob & Winnie Napoli
    Bob & Karen Nickels
    Harry & Joan Powlus
    Cheri Read
    The Reish Family
    Jim & Jody Reynolds
    Kate & Richie Roche & Family
    Security Brat Pack
    John & Elaine Siptroth & Family
    In loving memory of Rick Snow
    Connie, Dewey & Christian Walck
    Dottie Weightman
    Wellspring Holistic Center
    In loving memory of John Wilson
    Marty, Susan & Sara Wilson
    Jim Wyckoff & Sue Predl

  • 2010 COTA Patrons

    Highlighters

    "Sweet" Sue Terry
    Alex (Buzz) Bensinger
    Michael D. Collins
    In Honor of Winston
    Bill Charlap
    Deer Head Inn
    Denny & Jan Carrig, Mary Carrig, Bobby Mancuso, Jay Wilson
    Sally & Bob Dorough
    Terry & Pat Gaughan
    Jim & Diane Pallitto and The Jazzy Cats
    Christine Trembly
    Thomas J. Levy, Rosemary Levy
    Jim Martin Productions
    Donna Z. Martin

     

    The Big Band
     Bill Goodwin, Lisa Tso, Max Goodwin,
    Grace Goodwin & Ava Goodwin
    The Kendall Family
    Gail Phillips
    Jill, Phil, Gray Girl & Clyde
    Frank & Pat Brown
    Darcy, Rick & Emelia Chamberlain and Douglas McCoy
    David & Bonnie Childs
    Jim, Nancy, Ben & Kate Daniels
    Teri, Jim, James & Thea Dellaria
    Dave & Sue Eilenberger
    Ian, Sally & Kevin Foster
    In memory of Nancy Coyle & In honor of Helen & Gilbert Foster
    In Memory of Truman Ingalsbe

    John & Marie Kleinle & Madelyn O’Connor
    Jason, Stacey, Cal, Grace & Ellie Leon
    Betsi Olmstead & Ron Midwood
    The Baader Bunch
    In honor of Bill Cohea
    Mark Connors & Cindy Crowner
    Mildred Edinger In memory of David Edinger
    The Harlacher Grandchildren:
    Christina, Jennifer & Stephanie Kealey
    and Alyssa & Katelyn Harlacher
    Valerie & Jeff Higbee
    Lynn, Alia & Kevin Johnson
    In memory of Joan Kaiser—Bruce, Roxanne & Madison
    Dan Karcher
    Spencer, Nancy & Olivia Reed In memory of Arlene Savakus
    Elaine Shuey & George Munn and Larry, Zoe & Oscar de la Shuey
    Andy & Wanda Szoke

     

    The Chorus
    33 Years, Dad!  Love, Cheryl
    I love you, Grandma!  Casey
    Adon, Brandon, Orien & Mabel
    Allisen, Rocky, Chase & Chance
    Jim, Carrie, Mason & Diesel
    Bea’s Bags
    Lauren Chamberlain
    In honor of Bob & Pat Clarkson
    Charles & Susan Cooper
    The Crank Family
    Jane Davis
    Patrick & Mary Dorian
    Carol Dorshimer & Ralph Bond
    Bob & Jamie Garner
    Larry, Rebecca & Kenton Freshcorn
    Happy Birthday, Joe!—Jim, Angie & Rose Gloria
    Nancy Gould & Sandy Rader
    Kevin Haines
    Gary Lambert
    Norma & Ron Hart
    Ralph & Fran Harrison
    Bob Hartman
    Tim Helman & Mary Hayes
    Leroy & Vivian Kaiser
    Lucy Kosmerl
    Steve & Mollie Krawitz
    Gary Lambert
    Barbara & David Lantz
    Fay Lehr & Beau
    Linus & Lucy
    Wayne & Ruth MacWilliams
    Mandala Design Works
    Rick Madigan & Jan Selving
    Music for the Moment
    Bob & Winnie Napoli
    Bob & Karen Nickels
    Harry & Joan Powlus
    Cheri Read
    The Reish Family
    Jim & Jody Reynolds
    Kate & Richie Roche & Family
    Security Brat Pack
    Connie, Dewey & Christian Walck
    Dottie Weightman
    Wellspring Holistic Center
    John & Jean Wilson
    Marty, Susan & Sara Wilson
    Garth Woods & Lorraine Gramlich
    Jim Wyckoff & Sue Predl

  • 2009 COTA Patrons

     

    Highlighters

    • Alex (Buzz) Bensinger
    • Deer Head Inn: Denny & Jan Carrig, Mary Carrig, Bobby Mancuso, Jay Wilson
    • Michael D. Collins
    • Bob & Sally Dorough
    • Damon D. Eppley
    • Terry & Pat Gaughan
    • The Kendall Family
    • Jim & Diane Pallitto & The Jazzy Cats
    • Gail Phillips
    • Gina Svoboda
    • Christine Trembly
    • Thomas J. Levy, Rosemary Levy, Jim Martin Productions, Donna Z. Martin

     

    Big Band

    • Bill Goodwin, Lisa Tso, Mat Goodwin, Grace Goodwin, Ava Goodwin
    • In Memory of Stephen Kanych from his family, Stephanie, Joyce, Alisa, Ashlee & Dave
    • Frank & Pat Brown
    • Darcy, Rick & Emelia Chamberlain and Douglas McCoy
    • David & Bonnie Childs
    • Jim, Teri, James & Thea Dellaria
    • Jim, Nancy, Ben & Kate Daniels
    • Dave & Sue Eilenberger
    • Ian, Sally & Kevin Foster  (In memory of Nancy Coyle / in honor of Helen & Gilbert Foster)
    • John & Marie Kleinle & Madelyn O’Connor
    • Jason, Stacey, Cal, Grace & Ellie Leon
    • Betsi Olmstead & Ron Midwood
    • The Baader Bunch
    • Clyde & Gray Girl
    • In honor of Bill Cohea
    • Mark Connors & Cindy Crowner
    • Mildred Edinger In memory of David Edinger
    • The Harlacher Grandchildren: Christina, Jennifer & Stephanie Kealey and Alyssa & Katelyn Harlacher
    • Valerie & Jeff Higbee
    • Lynn, Alia & Kevin Johnson
    • In memory of Joan Kaiser—Bruce, Roxanne & Madison
    • Spencer, Nancy & Olivia Reed in memory of Arlene Savakus
    • Elaine Shuey & George Munn and Larry, Zoe & Oscar de la Shuey
    • Andy & Wanda Szoke

     

     

    Chorus

    • 32 Years, Dad!  Love, Cheryl
    • I love you, Grandma!  Casey
    • Allisen, Rocky, Chase & Chance
    • Jim, Carrie, Mason & Diesel
    • Dr. Carolyn E. Barnes
    • Bea’s Bags
    • Ralph Bond
    • Lauren Chamberlain
    • In honor of Bob & Pat Clarkson
    • Charles & Susan Cooper
    • The Crank Family
    • Jane Davis
    • Patrick & Mary Dorian
    • Carol Dorshimer
    • Bob & Jamie Garner
    • Larry, Rebecca & Kenton Freshcorn
    • Happy Birthday, Joe!—Jim, Angie & Rose Gloria
    • Nancy Gould & Sandy Rader
    • Kevin Haines
    • Gary Lambert
    • Lynne Harriton
    • Norma and Ron Hart
    • Ralph & Fran Harrison
    • Bob Hartmani
    • Tm Helman & Mary Hayes
    • Leroy & Vivian Kaiser
    • Happy 90th! to Lucy Kosmerl
    • Steve & Mollie Krawitz
    • Gary Lambert
    • Barbara & David Lantz
    • Fay Lehr & Beau
    • Linus & Lucy
    • Wayne & Ruth MacWilliams
    • Mandala Design Works
    • Rick Madigan & Jan Selving
    • Music for the Moment
    • Bob & Winnie Napoli
    • Bob & Karen Nickels
    • Harry & Joan Powlus
    • R—Were hearts really flying out of your head? xxx—C
    • Cheri Read
    • The Reish Family
    • Jim & Jody Reynolds
    • Kate & Richie Roche & Family
    • In memory of Robbie Rosenblum
    • Security Brat Pack
    • Diana & Denny Smolak
    • Chris & Dona Solliday
    • Connie, Dewey & Christian Walck
    • Dotty Weightman
    • Wellspring Holistic Center
    • John & Jean Wilson
    • Marty, Susan & Sara Wilson
    • Garth Woods & Lorraine Gramlich
    • Worthington Wealth Management LLC
    • Jim Wyckoff & Sue Predl

     

 

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