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Black Bear is honored to be a part of northeastern Pennsylvania. As a permanent fixture in the cultural and commercial life of the community, we seek to open doors to the arts for aspiring and professional musicians alike. We thereby invite you to become a part of the Black Bear family. By enrolling in the Music Society at Black Bear, you guarantee a host of artistic opportunities for scores of area youth, concert goers, and professional musicians. Joining is easy and can be made at a variety of levels that are renewable annually:

Friend: $10-50
Patron: $51-100
Sponsor: $101-500
Corporate: $501-1,500
Benefactor: $1,500+

Your tax-deductible contribution will go a long way in securing the growth of the conservatory and the community. Because Black Bear actively seeks to integrate both musicians and music lovers, each contributor will be listed on the programs for every event hosted at the school. In addition, for each member contributing at the Patron level or higher, a listing will be made on the “Wall of Donors” located inside the lobby of the conservatory. In this manner, your contribution will be proudly displayed for every student and visitor of the school.

We hope that you will consider becoming a part of the Black Bear family by taking the time to fill out the form below and mail it our address listed above. Even better; come visit us in person and ask for a personal tour. We thank you in advance for your commitment to the community and your support of the arts in northeastern Pennsylvania!

Very Truly Yours,
Ryan Weber

The official registration and financial information of Black Bear Conservatory, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


Robert Perretti

Atty. R. Anthony Waldron, III

William Y. T. Chow

The Wayne County Community Foundation


Robert S. Weber

Gumble Brothers, Inc.

Chorba Computer Consulting

Clemleddy Construction

Mr. Erich Martin

The Hawley Antinque Exchange

Grant and Jeanne Genzlinger

The Weekly Almanac

The River Reporter


Martin Fishman and Carol Guerieri

Tom and Connie Hathaway

Blade Hewlett Marketing & Development

The Dime Bank

Mrs. Alice Welker

Ms. Amiee M. Telsey

Mr. Gregory P. Ho and Ms. Linda Sanchez

The McGraw-Hill Companies

Giovannie Pugliese

Elizabeth Kaplan

Paul and Marian Vansant

Lighthouse Harbor Marina


The Rev. William Samford

David and Allison Bluhm

Dr. Donald and Mrs. Pat Broughton

The Ritz Playhouse

Roger Wehrhahn

Richard and Laura Ferro

Judith Bodman

Judy’s Hairway to Heaven

Juan Espino

Mr. James C. Mei and Ms. Hazel Szeto

Mr. Frederick B. Warder

Mary Helen Schmalzle

Beans Roasting House

Richard Evans and Family

Deborah Unflat

Barbara Briden

Joan Polishook

Joan Nilsen

Rosemary Waldron Tucker

Richard and Barbara Briden


Mr. and Mrs. Harry Schoenagel

Joan Lonsdorf

Dick and MaryAnne Teeter

Richard and Lucille McGrade

Marcia Dunsmore

Ann O’Hara

Edward Riedinger

Dr. and Mrs. Donald Broughton

Tom and Jeannette Bates

Chris and Dawn Strong

Craig, Sharon, and Matthew Altman

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Kennedy