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Endowment Funds

Endowment gifts strengthen and nurture the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra by ensuring the continuation of our musical programs.  Your endowment gift provides financial stability, helping us to grow and preserve our tradition of performing live orchestral music for the generations to come.



Arlo and Mary Sommervold String Quartet Endowment

Candy Hanson and Mike Crane SDSO Music Endowment

Dakota Wind Quintet Recording Fund

Dody and Boyd Hopkins Endowment of the SFACF

Ensemble Concert for Sioux Falls High Schools
In honor of Everett R. "Mat" Matson

George and Kay Lundberg Endowment of the SFACF

Hugo and Mabel Koerner Music Education Fund for Youth

Jeff Hurley Endowment Fund
In honor of David Xenakis for his extraordinary service to the SDSO

John and Ann Harris Endowment Fund

John Hutchinson Chamber Fund

Kari Den Otter Crescendo Endowment Fund

Life's Celebrations Fund

Milt and Ruby Mutch Annual Piano Concerto Fund

Music for Children

Nicole Keirnes Fund

Paul and Marilyn Fialkowski Memorial Scholarship Fund

Perpetuity Party Fund

Pied Piper Fund
In Memory of Emma Joyce Pawelek

Retirement Series Concerts

SDSO Education Fund

Sharing the Beauty of Music Fund

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Endowment of the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Endowment of the South Dakota Community Foundation

Stephen and Mary Lynn Myers Chamber Series Fund


Donors to the Plant the Seed Endowment (2002-2008)


Curt and Julie Anderson Friesen

Andrew and Avery Barth

Tom and Julia Bennett

Dr. Don and Norma Boyden

Walter and Martha Carlson

Dave and Mary Jo Christensen

Linda Clement

Dr. Bruce and Charlotte Douglass

Marie Eide

Steve and Kathy Everist

Sally Fantle

Mark and Mary Kay Fausch

Benjamin and Rebecca Field

First National Bank in Sioux Falls

Arnold and Lynne Garson

Martha Grimme

Doug and Anne Hajek

John Harris Family

Phil and Martha Helland

Christopher and Susan Hill

Don and Gayle Hooper

Arthur and Doris Huseboe

John Hutchinson

R.C. and Jane Johnson

Duncan and Elinor Keirnes

Dan and Arlene Kirby

Joe and Jennifer Kirby

Kevin and Peggy Kirby

Steve and Suzie Kirby

Dennis and Mary Ann Knutson

Ralph and Jane Koch

George and Kay Lundberg

Lou and Helen Madsen

Vicki Madsen

Tom and Beth Masterson

Boyd and Barb McMurchie

Milt and Ruby Mutch

Stephen and Mary Lynn Myers

Roger and Teresa Peterson

Don and Ann Platt

Brad and Ann Randall

Jay Reeve and Katherine Peterson

Schaap Family

Paul and Koni Schiller

Alvin Carl Schoeneman

David Shanard

Charline Smith

Henry Charles and Mary Jane Smith

Arlo and Mary Sommervold

Jack and Linda Stengel

John and Debra VanderWoude

Dr. Karl and Margaret Ann Wegner

MaryBeth Wenel