Letter to the Editor: Thanks for helping the RSO spread holiday joy!

Dear Editor:

Music makes the season, and supporters and sponsors of the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra (RSO) made the season especially bright last weekend when Music Director & Conductor Gerald L. (Jerry) Steichen and friends delighted shoppers at Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe with live music ringing throughout the candy store and ice cream parlor!

We are grateful to the following individuals and organizations who helped the RSO spread joy to hundreds of music lovers during Holiday Stroll as well as at our VIP Dress Rehearsal, at the RSO’s annual Holiday Celebration concert and at our post-concert reception at the Guild of Artists Festive Home venue the weekend of December 4-5: 

Joan Payden and Payden Mutual Funds, Deborah A. Backes and Mike Grissmer of Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe, Brenda Calia, Doug Coombs, Catherine da Cruz, Mary and Tim Dent of Tubby Tim’s Tree Farm, Barbara Dobbin, Susan Dumont-Bengston, Scott Edwardson, T.D. Ellis, Ira Joe Fisher, Gallo Ristorante, Jon Haddon, HamletHub, Rachel Handman, Mary Harold and Rhonda Gentry (Guild of Artists), Paul Jasinski, Jackie Joyner, Alice and Emily Kerr, Lion’s Heart, Lisa Rose McCormick, Morris Media Group/Ridgefield Magazine, National Charity League, Bob Perry, Chris Pike of Ridgefield Music, The Ridgefield Press, Jim Rouse, Joe Russo, Gerald L. Steichen, Suki Schavoir Design and Kathleen Theisen.

To join the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra’s family of supporters, contact Larry Kopp, 203-438-3889, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit professional arts organization; ridgefieldsymphony.org. Come hear live music!


Chris Bennett, President

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra  


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