FRIENDS OF TWO PIANOS
Papers Please (EIN 83-1227096) is a Washington DC non-profit arts-service organization and Section 501(c)(3) tax exempt public charitable organization. 100% of contributions to Papers Please are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Papers Please initiatives primarily are funded through these donations, plus relationships with performance hosts and in-kind or financial support from individuals and local institutional partners. Donations are welcome by credit card on-line by clicking this Network for Good link, or by check payable to Papers Please at 3605 Tilden Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20008. Please contact us or email us for more information.
Contributors have made possible the Two Pianos venue-specific concert events in Philadelphia, Newark, Leipzig and Yonkers; the Two Pianos Exhibits; creation of Two Pianos color brochures in German and English; printing of event Programs in German and English; and filming/editing of performance Highlights Videos for the Two Pianos Playing for Life YouTube channel.
In-kind expert services helped with Video and Audio tape conversions for our multi-media presentations and full-length DVDs of the 2019 Rutgers and Untermyer Gardens/Yonkers events.
Donations made possible the publication and distribution (under the Penn Convoy Press imprint) of our creative non-fiction books: A Border Town in Poland: A 20th Century Memoir (2021) and Firebird: The Musical Life and Times of Rebecca Burstein-Arber (2023).
Unique artifacts from Anna Bieler’s Kulturbund membership and her Leipzig Germany Kulturbund Concerts (1934, 1936) were donated by the Levin family to the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH), Philadelphia PA. Please click this link to view the online collections catalog entries.
2018: The Judische Kulturbund Project, Gail Prensky, Director – Philadelphia
2019: Ariowitsch Haus, Gisela Kallenbach, Director - Leipzig Germany
2019: Institute for Jazz Studies, Wayne Winborne, Director - Rutgers University/ Newark NJ
2022: Untermyer Gardens Conservancy, Stephen Byrns, President - Yonkers, NY
City of Leipzig, Office for International Affairs and Office for Cultural Affairs
Premiere Concert; Full Exhibit: Mary Louise Curtis Branch, Settlement Music School – Philadelphia PA
Backstory Concert; Exhibit: Grieg Haus – Leipzig
Two Pianos Concert; Display case (Leipzig Conservatory Anna Burstein/Halina Neuman Admissions, Graduation records)
Two Pianos Concert, Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” - Leipzig
Two Pianos Concert; Full Exhibit: Paul Robeson Center – Rutgers University/ Newark
Two Pianos Concert: Untermyer Gardens Conservancy – Yonkers NY
Philadelphia: Hyatt Corporation, Parkway Corporation
Leipzig: Europische Stiftung der Rahn Dittrich Group; KSW Immobilien; Reinwald GmbH; Marriott Corporation
Newark: Yamaha Artist Services
Philadelphia: Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH)
Leipzig: Synagoge und Begegnungszentrum [Community Center] e.V.
Newark: Ahavas Sholom Synagogue
Video/Audio: Gail Prensky
DVD: Stuart Schnitzer
$7,500 - $24,999 - Benefactors
Lori Grifa and Edward Hoffman
Ann and Ken Hoffman
Nora Jean and Michael Levin
$2,500 - $7,499 - Patrons
Margot K. Jones
$500 - $2,499 - Donors
Phyllis and Michael Levy
Hon. Andrew Maguire
Jane and Salomon Suwalsky
$25 - $499 – Supporters
Jeri and Steve Bier
Charitable Flex Fund
Miriam and Aaron Cohen
Eliot N. Mag
Frederick and Suzanne Miller
Bob and Lisa Suvalsky
Joan and Steve Trachtenberg
Five Anonymous gifts