Our Supporters

"Supporting ANAM makes me feel connected in a meaningful way to some extraordinary human beings.”
Loris Orthwein

Donors to ANAM, ‘ANAMbassadors‘, are music lovers who wish to ensure the finest young musicians from Australia and New Zealand receive the best training and performance experiences possible.

In 2020, philanthropic support provided for a third of ANAM’s budget. That means one in three lessons were provided, or one in three musicians were able to train at ANAM thanks to donor support.

Download the ANAMbassador form or  DONATE ONLINE

All ANAMbassador contributions directly support our musicians and training initiatives.  

ANAM gratefully acknowledges the support of the following patrons:


the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC DBE 

ANAMbassador Vanguard $100,000+

Ian Potter Foundation
Naomi Milgrom Foundation
Harold Mitchell Foundation
Sidney Myer Fund



ANAMbassador Visionary $80,000+

John and Rosemary Macleod

ANAMbassador Luminary $40,000+

Sieglind D'Arcy+
Eric and Elizabeth Gross Foundation
Janet Holmes à Court AC+
Minderoo Foundation
Kerry Landman^
Allan Myers AC KC and Maria Myers AC
The Piaggio Family, in memory of the late Robert Piaggio
Lady Potter AC
Geoffrey Rush AC
Igor Zambelli+

ANAMbassador Champion $20,000+

Anthony and Sharon Lee Foundation*
Aranday Foundation
Philip Bacon AO*
Barbara Bedwell
Bowness Family Foundation
Jane Hansen AO^
Serp Hills Foundation
the family of the late Margaret Johnson
Peter Jopling AM KC°
Ulrike Klein AO°
Simon Lee Foundation* 
Robert Peck AM and Yvonne von Hartel AM°,
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Robert Salzer Foundation
David and Gai Taylor°,
      Pzena Investment Charitable Trusts

ANAMbassador Leader $10,000+

Angior Family Foundation
Meredith Baldwin^°
Bokhara Foundation*
Jannie Brown^
Bill Burdett AM and Sandra Burdett*
Geoffrey Clarke*
The Cuthbertson Family Fund
Gina Fairfax AC
Gudrun Genee*
John Haasz
Dale and Greg Higham*
Di Jameson and Frank Mercurio*
Joan Lefroy AM and George Lefroy AM
David Mackintosh
Ian Geoffrey Manning*
Mercer Family Foundation
Martyn Myer AO and Louise Myer
Gwen Nisbet Music Scholarship Fund
Sonay Hussein - in memory of David Penington AC
David Recht*
Marie Rowland^
Sunning Hill Fund
Janet Thomson
Ralph Ward-Ambler AM and Barbara Ward-Ambler°
Kim Williams AM
Wright Burt Foundation


ANAMbassador Circle $5,000+

Olga Abrahams^
Robert Albert AO RFD RD and Libby Albert
Beleura – The Tallis Foundation 
Arnold and Mary Bram^
John Daley AM and Rebecca Coates
Angelo Delsante and Jeannie Marsh
Peter and Annie Duncan^
Arnis Dzedins^
Heliotropia Foundation
Merilyn and David Howorth^
The Jack and Hedy Brent Foundation
Bernard Jordan and the late Helen Jordan^
Anthony Knight OAM and Beverly Knight
Fiona McDonald and Graham McConnell
Traudl Moon OAM^
Myer Family Foundation
Jenny Nicol
John and Sue North^
The Orloff Family Charitable Trust^
Richard Parker
Elizabeth and Ron Rosanove^
Rowan Streiff^
Ursula Hoff Institute

ANAMbassador Advocate $1,000+

Corry and Keith Adams
Wendy Watson and the late Ted Bailey
Nick Bailey
Helen Ballantyne and Milton Robinson^
Ruth Ball^
Zita Ballock
Dale Barltrop
Sara Barratt-Boyes^
Sally Basser
Barbara Ann Bell^
Benjamin Fund
Louise and Hermann Bischoff^
Andrew Blanckensee^
Marti Block^
Jennifer Bott AO
Andrew Boyle^
Helen Brack
Elida Brereton
Elizabeth Butcher AM^
Elise Callander^
Alastair and Sue Campbell
Elaine Canty AM and Roy Masters AM^
Dorothy and Hans Carlborg^
Maggie Cash
Annie Chapman^
John Chapman
Greg Coldicutt
Cherry and Hugh Collins
Graham and Ann Cunningham
John and Patricia Curotta
Lynton Daehli
Nola Daley
Celia Dann^
Darin Cooper Foundation^
Brett Dean
Mark Debeljak and Daniel Lehrer^
Aurel Dessewffy and Olga Vujovic^
George Deutsch OAM and Kathy Deutsch^
Nick Deutsch
Eric Dias and Roger Bau^
Carolynne and Geoffrey Dobbin^
Jim and Sue Dominguez
M Elizabeth Douglas^
Sue Driver^
Barbara Duhig
Lord Ebury
Joanna Flynn AM and Joan Bruton^
Gina Fox^
Anne Frankenberg and Adrian McEniery^
Barbara Friday^
Max Garrard^
Gaye and John Gaylard
Kingsley Gee
Gilbert George
Robert Gibbs and Tony Wildman^
Jennifer Gilchrist^
Nadene Gilmore and Chris Ferdinands^
David and Geraldine Glenny
Andrea Goldsmith^
Faye Goldsmith^
Colin Golvan AM KC and Deborah Golvan
Michael and Lizanne Goodwin^
Simone and Richard Graham^
Ann Grant^
Jan Grant^
Ian Greer^
Graeme Hairsine^
Robyn Harris^
Terry and Christina Hart^
Lesley Hawkins^
Lyndsey Hawkins^
Peter Heffey
Peter and Yvette Hiscock^
Ian Hogarth and Peter Larsen^
Robert Hook^
Vicki and Lawrence Jacks^
Alwyn James
Peter and Margaret Janssens^
Neil and June Jens^
Min Jiang^
Barry Jones AC and Rachel Faggetter^
Ronald Jones and Georgina Whitehead
Tony and Allison Kelly^
Michael Kent and Cristina Cappa Legora^
Ken, Margaret and Edward King^
Suzanne Kirkham
Jerry Koliha and Marlene Krelle^
Stuart Kollmorgen OAM and Valrie Kollmorgen^
Kathy Laster^
Diane Lightfoot^
Janet Limb AO^
Kim Low^
Paul and Yvonne Lynch
June Marks
Robin and Margaret Marks
Ian Marshman AM and Judi Marshman
Kate Mazoudier 
Jan and Michael McColl^
Ingeborg McCullough^
Jan McDonald
Ruth McMullin^
Ian McRae AO and Åsa Hasselgard
Judith Middleton^
Lesley Milburn^
Barry and Joan Miskin^
Rod Mitchell
Pam Montgomery^
Patsy Montgomery^
Sharon Nathni and Michael Cowen
Myles Neri and Kate Nossal
Elizabeth Nye^
Richard O'Dwyer^
O'Keefe Family^
Elizabeth O’Keeffe
Liz O'Shaughnessy and Roger Badalassi^
Sophie Oh
Elizabeth and Jacob Okno^
Mary Oliver^
Claudio Orrico^
Lee Palmer^
Elizabeth Pender OAM
Anne Penington and the late John Penington
Christopher Perks and Victor Goldsztein^
James Phillips^
Peter and Jane Phillips^
Ralph and Margaret Plarre^
Plate Marketing Pty Ltd
Catherine Playoust and Elliott Gyger
Rosalind Price^
the late Estelle Redlich^
the Estelle Redlich Circle^
Naomi Richards and Michael Butson
Adrian Robb and Ben Keith^
Pip Robinson^
Margot and Morry Rottem^
S&D Hain Foundation
the late Noeline Sandblom^
Ken Schroder^
Michael Schwarz and David Clouston^
Anne and Greg Sewell^
Caroline Sharpen and Andrew Parker
Maryann Shepherd^
Penny Shore
Jane Simpson and Darryl Marsh^
Shane Simpson AM and Danielle Michel-Simpson^
Hywel Sims^
John and Lorraine Smith
St Silas Anglican Church
Geoff and Margaret Stewart^
Roger and Karen Stott
Helen Symon KC and Ian Lulham
Jenny Tatchell^
Cherilyn Tillman and Tam Vu
Mick and Margaret Toller^
James Turnbull^
Sylvia Urbach^
Frank van Straten AM and Adrian Turley^
Helen Vorrath
Julie Wehbe^
Robert Whitehead^
Pamela Whiting^
Jan Williams^
D'Arcy and Janet Wood^
Anna and Mark Yates^
Anonymous (23)


ANAMbassador $200 - $999

Jenny Anderson
Robert Andrew Baker
Julia Arnold
Anita Beauchamp
Annette Blonski and Martin Bartfeld
Tudor Bostock
Anne Bottomley
Shirley Breese
Roderick Brown
Louise Buckle
Marilyn and Ian Burton
Noreen Casin
Enid Chapman
Min Li Chong
Leslie G Clements
Peter Cole
Kathryn Cook
Elisabeth and Graham Crapp
Sandra Dent
Brian Diamond and Kay Ansell
Peter Downton
John Duncan
Jean Dunn
Jean Dunn
Margaret Durrance
Jennifer Eddy
Julie Edgar and Iain Buckland
Jane Edmanson OAM
Helen Edwards
Evelyn Firstenberg and Graham Blashki
Peter Fleming
Dennis Freeman
Nicholas Garnham and Juliette Houte
Jillian Gengoult-Smith
Robert Goodrick
Patricia Grainger AO
Peter Grant
Denise Grocke AO
Richard Gubbins
Hugh Hallard
Stuart and Sue Hamilton
Mary Hoban
Jane Hockin
Sylvia Hosking
Noelle Howell
Richard and Mary Hoy
Irene Irvine and Iain Wallace
Stewart and Denise Jackel
Garry Joslin and Dimity Reed
Don Just and Kim Harley
Fiona Kearney
Belinda King
Donald Kingsmill
Zoltan Kiss
Joanna Knight
Margaret and David Knight
Deborah Kwa
Gregory Levine and Barbara Kamler
Adrian and Pamela Lombardo
Jennifer Marshall
Wendy Millar
Pauline Moore
Vesna and Brendan Moran
David and Barbara Mushin
Thi Lan Huong Nguyen
Laura Panther
Susanne Pearce
Jeanne and Frank Pleavin
Jan Pontifex
Frank Prain
Benedict Puglisi
Derek and Maree Readman
Ralph and Ruth Renard
Eda Ritchie AM
Kay Ronec
Peter Rowe
Tim Rowley
Jase Scott
John E. Smith
Libby Smith
Susan Smith
Rob and Jane Southey
Susan and John Taffe
Rosemary and Alan Tait
Edel Taylor
Tony Thomas and Jennifer Bryce
Tom and Zillah Diamond Fund - Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation
NS and JS Turnbull
Yvonne Turner
Henk van Leeuwen and Pam Jordan
Ruth Wisniak and John Miller
the late Valda Zegenhagen
Anonymous (28)


Trusts & Foundations


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      Robert Salzer    SIMON LEE SQ    Aus_Comms_SQ         

Life Members

Michael Bertram
Brett Dean
John Haddad AO
Ian McRae AO
Professor John Painter AM
Barry Sheehan


+ denotes ANAM Faculty Chair and Faculty position support
° denotes Artist Residency support
* denotes ANAM Syndicate Full Musician Support
^ denotes ANAM Syndicate supporting a musician’s financial assistance

Acknowledgements from 1 January 2022 and correct to 11 May 2023

Every effort is made to keep this listing up to date, however should you notice a mistake please notify us at support@anam.com.au

ANAM is an endorsed deductible Gift Recipient listed with the Register of Cultural Organisations for the public fund it operates. All donations to ANAM over $2 are tax deductible

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