2016

City of Boerne 2016 Sponsor

The City of Boerne is sponsoring the entire 2016 season…and members from the City were backstage to meet cast members of Seventeen Samurai. Representing The City of Boerne are (from left to right): Jeff Thompson and his wife, Wendy, Pamela Bransford, Carol and Mayor Mike Schultz, and Sandy and Mark Mattick (front row).

Sonora Bank 2016 Sponsor

Sonora Bank continues their support of Boerne Performing Arts with the presentation of TAO. Previous sponsorships have included 102 Years of Broadway, The StepCrew, and The 5 Browns. Representing Sonora Bank (left to right): Phyllis Sekula (Senior Vice President), Katie Buck (Sonora Bank Customer), Mike (Senior Vice President/Regional Market Manager) and Carol Schultz, Danny Buck (Sonora Bank Customer) and Keri Sandvig (Vice President)

Majestic Ranch 2016 Sponsor

Kelly Leith, Executive Director of Majestic Ranch Arts Foundation, is surrounded by the samurais! Majestic Ranch Foundation is a Platinum Sponsor for the 2016-2017 season, and has been very involved with the new Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship program in addition to their sponsorship.

2015

LoneStar Properties Partner Carol Schultz (center) was joined by her family backstage to meet with the vocalists from "down under". From left, Jason Kirkpatrick, Dr. Meghan Kirkpatrick, Carol, and Mike Schultz, enjoyed their visit with THE TEN before The Tenors headed to the lobby to sign autographs for waiting fans.
Hearts’ Home Acoustics continues to show their support both backstage and onstage, and enjoyed the opportunity to meet the Broadway Stars. Chuck Wagner, who performed the role of “Beast” in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, scooped up young Patrick Rutherford for a backstage photo. Pictured left to right are: Ricky Adams (Les Miserables), Anna Grace Salter, Patrick and Chuck, Amy Rutherford and son Pierson Rutherford, Chaney Rutherford with Ethan Rutherford, Carter Calvert (Smokey Joe’s Café) and David Orf.
The Boerne Star continues to provide newspaper coverage and support for all Boerne Performing Arts events. Brian Cartwright, Editor and Publisher, and his wife, Dayna, were backstage prior to the exuberant performance by these young performers from China. The Boerne Star has featured stories about the visiting artists that provide readers special insight into the touring schedule and life of world-class performing artists, and has provided support to Boerne Performing Arts for all four seasons.
A “Blast from the Brass” greeted Authentic Custom Homes LLC, sponsors for The Canadian Brass. Israel and Tricia Pena, joined by Sally Pena, were backstage to visit with the five members of this world-renown brass quintet. Authentic Customs Homes has provided support to Boerne Performing Arts since inception in 2012, and enjoy spending the concert evening with their extended family at each performance.
Hearts’ Home Acoustics, a locally owned music store in Boerne that specializes in acoustic instruments and musical instruction, has sponsored Boerne Performing Arts events since 2012. Continuing to promote the performing arts are (Middle Row from left to right): Peggy and David Orf (owners), Kristin Jackson (instructor) and (Back Row left to right): Chaney Rutherford (manager) and Tyler Jackson (instructor).
Representatives from The City of Boerne enjoyed meeting the members of The Ten Tenors following their two and a half hour performance. The Christmas spirit is evidence by the smiles of Jeff Haberstroh (City Councilman) and his wife, Melissa; Mayor Mike Schultz and his wife Carol, Sandy Mattick (Finance Director) and Mark Mattick (Fire Marshal).
Cordillera Ranch sponsored 102 Years of Broadway…their fourth season to sponsor a Boerne Performing Arts event. Residents of Cordillera in attendance were (left to right): Donna Biddle, Becky Gross, Carla Northington, and Kay Johnson. Cast members on left are Ricky Adams (Phantom), Chuck Wagner (Jekyll & Hyde) and on right are Carter Calvert (Always Patsy Cline) and Danny Zolli (Jesus Christ Superstar).
Boerne Kendall County Economic Development Corporation continues their support for Boerne Performing Arts for the fourth season. Providing the initial seed money for Boerne Performing Arts, the BKCEDC’s goal of enriching the quality of life in Boerne, has been a main focus in the development of bringing professional performing arts to the community. Dan Rogers and Melissa Milton, representing the EDC, enjoy meeting the young members of New Shanghai Circus.
Jefferson Bank is “Family Banking with a Texas Attitude!” Their sponsorship of the New Shanghai Circus was impacted by the “family” show being offered by Boerne Performing Arts. Over 100 student tickets were purchased for this evening event, the highest number of student tickets sold to date. Tiffany and Justin Boerner, from Jefferson Bank, take the time to have their photo taken backstage with one of the featured acrobats prior to her taking the stage for the evening’s show.
Hill Country Memorial-Boerne’s Director of Patient Experience, Mark Peterson, experienced a few laughs with the Fab Five of The Canadian Brass. Mark had the opportunity to visit with the five players during the intermission of the performance on January 30. HCM-Boerne has become involved with Boerne Performing Arts after the opening of their new offices in Boerne in October of 2014.
Frost Bank continues their support of Boerne Performing Arts with their sponsorship of this special holiday show. Joining The Ten Tenors from Frost is Roberta Belanger (left) and her guest, Mary Greenslade.
Majestic Ranch Arts Foundation is sponsoring the entire 2015-2016 season at the Platinum Level. Seen here with The Ten Tenors are Kelly Leith (Executive Director), John Jones (Board Member), John Sherman (Board Member), and their guests Deanie Jones and Chip Taute.
Special thanks to Sonora Bank who continues to provide excellent, professional financial service in a hometown atmosphere…and enrich the quality of life in the communities they serve. Sonora Banks has provided financial support with previous sponsorships of The 5 Browns, The StepCrew, and now 102 Years of Broadway. Meeting the artists from left to right are: Jimmy Sandvig, Keri Sandvig, Susan Friar and Carlin Friar.
The GVTC Foundation has continued their support of Boerne Performing Arts and their FOR KIDS programs. Paula White, President of the Board of Directors for the Foundation, has enjoyed backstage moments since the Inaugural performance by the Vienna Boys Choir in 2012. The Foundation’s mission to profoundly enhance the quality of life in the communities they serve, has benefited over 12,000 local children in the FOR KIDS programs presented by Boerne Performing Arts.
Representatives from Frost Bank enjoyed their visit with the five members of Canadian Brass. The opening performance of the 2015 season was performed to a full house, and was made possible by the continuing sponsorship of Frost. Representing Frost (from left to right) are: Kathy Estes, Lewis Thorne and Nancy Thorne.

2014

For the fourth consecutive season, the BOERNE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU has sponsored Boerne Performing Arts events. Surrounded by the cast of VOCA PEOPLE, Wendy Little, Marketing Specialist of the CVB, enjoys visiting in Voca language with the artists prior to their command performance to a full house! The Boerne CVB serves as one of the official box office locations for Boerne Performing Arts and has been instrumental in the success of bringing the world of performing arts to Boerne.
Wendy Little and Larry Woods of the BOERNE CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU enjoy relaxing with Time for Three following their student outreach program for 1,000 local students. The BOERNE CVB has provided financial support for all three seasons of Boerne Performing Arts, in addition to serving as one of the official box offices for ticketing.
MORNINGSIDE MINISTRIES AT MENGER SPRINGS has partnered with Boerne Performing Arts since the inception of the organization. In addition to sponsoring THE STEPCREW, Menger Springs annually hosts a Greater Boerne Chamber Mixer with Boerne Performing Arts. Residents of Morningside Ministries at Menger Springs enjoyed the opportunity to meet the cast members of The StepCrew.
THE BOERNE STAR has been instrumental in the success of Boerne Performing Arts since the organization’s inception in 2011. Brian Cartwright and Dayna Cartwright enjoy a moment with The Ten Tenors after having sponsored TAO and The 5 Browns in previous seasons.
HILL COUNTY MEMORIAL opened their newest location in Boerne, Texas, on Wednesday, October 22. At their Grand Opening Event, a Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce Mixer, the VOCA PEOPLE made a “surprise” appearance and entertained guests while touring the new facility. HCM-Boerne, sponsors for VOCA PEOPLE, greeted the cast backstage prior to the Thursday evening performance. Representing HCM-Boerne (left to right) are: Mark Peterson, Laurie Broesche, Trip Dickens and Heather Dickens.
HEARTS’ HOME ACOUSTICS sponsors Time for Three, their third “stringed instrument” sponsorship for Boerne Performing Arts. In the past, they provided funding for Bowfire (2012), Celtic Nights (2013) and Time for Three (2014). Representing the local music store are: David Orf (owner), Ranaan Meyer (Tf3), Chaney Rutherford (manager) with his son, Pierson Rutherford, Store Employee Joe Gonzales, Peggy Orf, Nick Kendall (Tf3) and Zach DePue (Tf3).
KENDALL COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION continues their support as a Silver Sponsor for the 3rd season of Boerne Performing Arts. Dan Rogers, of the EDC, enjoys visiting with cast members from The StepCrew as he continues to promote the quality of life in Boerne.
FROST BANK representatives John Rogers, Kathy Rogers, Roberta Belanger, and Mary Greenslade, enjoy visiting backstage with the visiting artists from Australia. Kathy Estes, of Frost Bank, commented, “It was an honor to meet these individuals following their Best of Broadway performance in Boerne!”
In addition to their financial contributions, JENNINGS ANDERSON FORD also provided brand new White Ford Expeditions to transport the cast of VOCA PEOPLE during their stay in Boerne. Pictured above is Robin Hodges, of JENNINGS ANDERSON FORD, enjoying some laughs with the cast of VOCA PEOPLE after their spaceship arrived Boerne. JENNINGS ANDERSON FORD has continuously supported Boerne Performing Arts throughout the first three seasons and is thrilled to once again be showing their support as a sponsor of VOCA PEOPLE.
Representing SONORA BANK are: Carol Schultz, Phyllis Sekula, David Sekula, and Mike Schultz. After a successful sponsorship of The 5 Browns in 2013, Sonora Bank enjoyed their backstage meet and greet with their 2014 sponsored artists…the dancers, vocalist and musicians of The StepCrew!
Representing THE GVTC FOUNDATION for the third season of supporting Boerne Performing Arts are: Keith Watson, Celina Watson, Paula White, and Ed White. In addition to The Ten Tenors, The GVTC Foundation has provided support for Drumline Live (2013) and the Vienna Boys Choir (2012).

2013

Kendall County Economic Development Corporation has been instrumental in the creation/development of Boerne Performing Arts as a Silver Sponsor for the first two years of the organization. The EDC/GVTC conference room hosts all the organizational committee meetings for Boerne Performing Arts. Following the Irish presentation, members of Celtic Nights enjoyed visiting with representatives from the EDC. Pictured from left to right are: Stevie O’Connor (Guitar/Uillean Pipes), Jana Rogers (EDC), Derek Ryan (vocalist), Clodagh Roper (dancer), Brian Kelly (Banjo), Suzanne Savage (vocalist) and Dan Rogers (President/CEO of Kendall County EDC).
J.R. Mooney Galleries supports Boerne Performing Arts by providing a professionally matted and framed poster featuring each of the visiting artists. Combining this visual arts presentation with the performing arts concert melds the entire arts community into promoting the cultural life in Boerne. In turn, autographed posters by the visiting artists are matted and framed by J.R. Mooney Galleries as a “thank you gift” to each of the specific concert sponsors. Picture above are (left to right) Melody Brown, Gregory Brown, Lori and Paul De Luna (J.R. Mooney Galleries), Deondra Brown, Ryan Brown and Stephen Beus, surrounding the artwork on display in the lobby at Champion High School.
GVTC Communications Representatives Billy Wilson and Paula White had the opportunity to meet Manolo Cagnin of the Vienna Boys Choir following their recent sold-out performance in Boerne. GVTC Communications and The GVTC Foundation sponsored the Inaugural Performance of the Boerne Performing Arts. (2012)
Representing Hearts’ Home Acoustics for the second year as Silver Sponsors are: Chaney Rutherford (Manager), David Orf (Owner) and his wife, Peggy. The Celtic Nights show highlighted the many musical offerings of Hearts’ Home Acoustics and served as an inspirational and motivational example for students pursuing music at Hearts’ Home Acoustics.
Representing The Boerne Star with The 5 Browns (left to right) are Brian and Dayna Cartwright. The Boerne Star has provided support to Boerne Performing Arts as Season Silver Sponsors since the Inaugural Concerts in 2012.
Authentic Custom Homes, Silver Sponsors for Drumline Live, greeted cast members Brian Snell (Drum Major) and the Drumline Live Dancers immediately following Saturday’s production. From left to right are John Froetschel, Tricia Peña, Sally Peña, Teri Froetschel and Israel Peña. Following their performance, the cast of Drumline Live led the audience to the lobby where the artists had an opportunity to meet ticket holders and the sponsors for this event. Authentic Custom Homes’ sponsorship provided funding for 1,000 students to attend a special school program held earlier that day by Drumline Live.
Sonora Bank, Silver Sponsors for The 5 Browns, greeted the pianists following Saturday’s production. From left to right are Gregory Brown, Melody Brown, Mike and Carol Schultz representing Sonora Bank, Stephen Beus, Deondra Brown and Ryan Brown. Cordillera Ranch co-sponsored the event with Sonora Bank.
Representing The GVTC Foundation (left to right) are Paula White (President), Robin Cunningham (Secretary), and Roger Lewis (Vice President). The GVTC Foundation has provided support to Boerne Performing Arts as Silver Sponsors since the Inaugural Season in 2012. The GVTC Foundation is dedicated to building and supporting a stronger community by supporting organizations in the area that they serve, with special attention given to the Educational Programs offered by Boerne Performing Arts FOR KIDS programs.

2012

The Boerne Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Kronkosky Charitable Foundation each made generous contributions to Boerne Performing Arts. Pictured above are Larry Woods and Wendy Little of the Boerne Convention & Visitors Bureau visiting with the cast of Bowfire.
Representatives from Cordillera Ranch and The Boerne Star had the opportunity to meet the artists of TAO: The Art of the Drum following their recent sold-out performance at the Boerne Champion High School Auditorium. In addition to the evening performance, 1,000 local students enjoyed a 1-hour school show by TAO thanks to the generosity of these two sponsors. Pictured above from Cordillera Ranch are (left to right), Barbara Hill, David Hill, Sara Hill, Charlie Hill, Kathy Denton, and Barry Denton. Representing The Boerne Star, in photo below (left to right), are Dayna Cartwright, Brian Cartwright, and Nick Cartwright. The Kronkosky Charitable Foundation and the Boerne Convention & Visitors Bureau provided additional funding for this performance. Boerne Performing Arts operates under the auspices of the Hill Country Council for the Arts, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Kendall County Economic Development Corporation sponsored the 2012 Inaugural Season in addition to providing office/meeting space throughout the year for Boerne Performing Arts. Pictured above are Dan Rogers and his wife Jana, and Melissa Milton and her husband Mark.
GVTC Communications Representatives Billy Wilson and Paula White had the opportunity to meet Manolo Cagnin of the Vienna Boys Choir following their recent sold-out performance in Boerne. GVTC Communications and The GVTC Foundation sponsored the Inaugural Performance of the Boerne Performing Arts. (2012)
Representing Hearts Home Acoustics, Silver Sponsors for Bowfire (left to right), Amy and Chaney Rutherford, along with their son Pierson, were thrilled to experience the musicianship of Bowfire, and the positive effects this performance will have on their guitar and violin students that presently study at their music school.
Representatives from Cordillera Ranch and The Boerne Star had the opportunity to meet the artists of TAO: The Art of the Drum following their recent sold-out performance at the Boerne Champion High School Auditorium. In addition to the evening performance, 1,000 local students enjoyed a 1-hour school show by TAO thanks to the generosity of these two sponsors. Pictured above from Cordillera Ranch are (left to right), Barbara Hill, David Hill, Sara Hill, Charlie Hill, Kathy Denton, and Barry Denton. Representing The Boerne Star, in photo below (left to right), are Dayna Cartwright, Brian Cartwright, and Nick Cartwright. The Kronkosky Charitable Foundation and the Boerne Convention & Visitors Bureau provided additional funding for this performance. Boerne Performing Arts operates under the auspices of the Hill Country Council for the Arts, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.