STAR Donor Club



The STAR Donor Club is a recurring giving community invested in protecting the future of Vanguard Music and Performing Arts (VMAPA). VMAPA offers recurring giving plans of monthly or yearly intervals. By committing to a recurring gift, you will help ensure that VMAPA has consistent support in fulfilling our mission to inspire communities and enrich lives by increasing opportunities for participation, education, and excellence in the performing arts.

Our STAR Donors play a major in providing young performers with positive, life-changing opportunities through performing arts. Year after year, their commitment and generosity ensure that VMAPA has the best possible resources with which to produce championship level programs.

As a member of the STAR Donor Club you have the opportunity to receive exciting benefits, including recognition on our website, exclusive gifts, and more!















  • STAR Donors must qualify with three months of recurring giving at their plan level for benefits to take effect. In some cases, benefits may be either rolled out to the next season or substituted.


  • 10% discount on Vanguard Merchandise: On the first Friday of each month, STAR Donors will receive a one-time use code for 10% off online purchases of Vanguard Merchandise through This code is not to be shared and should only be used by STAR Donors. This discount is valid only for that day, and is applicable to purchases ONLINE ONLY, meaning it does not extend to in-person purchases at DCI events. 


  • DCI West VIP Tickets: DCI VIP West Tickets include free parking, passes for the BBQ event in the afternoon. 


  • Group Dinner with Executive Director: Details regarding the Platinum group dinner with the Executive Director will be communicated to those invited closer to the date of the event. Currently the date of this event is TBD, but is projected to take place in October. 


“Due to Covid – some benefits may not be not available or may be substituted.”
“Donation incentives and perks subject to change in concert with the evolving plans and touring schedule of the organization for the summer of 2022”

2020/2021 Star Donors

Steve Grimshaw

Larry Heck

Kevin Kono


Paul Tashiro

Steve Kinoshita

Susan Hannibal

Kathleen Ego

Audrey Milton

Charles Iwanaga

Cynthia Antang

Leo Florendo

Jim Murphy

William Downing

Julie McAfee

Jim Duggan

Robert Morrison

Stephenie Hebert

Dan Williford

Perry Eggleston

MaryEllen Nobuhara

Jeffrey Munk

Mike Needham

Stuart Miyasato

Renee Pellegrino

Jill Redman

Kim Gomez

Fred Bader

Marilyn Chin

Pat Kinder

Charles and Brittany Frost

Steven Harris

Aaron Hedrick

Shekhar Khedekar

Sandra McTavish Adams

Wells Chen

Cary Reed

Christopher Strong

Shannon & Tony Valdez

Robin Kinoshita

Veronica Flores

Deb Pillar

Chris Roberts

Hanny Bonte

Diane Forensich

Brett Beauregard

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