UVM Lane Series Spring 2024 Sponsors

The Lane Series mission to present cultural, educational, and artistic performances of the highest caliber would not be possible without the generosity of the following sponsors.

Ben & Bucky's Guitar Boutique

We opened Ben & Bucky's in 2022 to provide a home in the Burlington area for hand built acoustic guitars, eclectic electric guitars both vintage and new, innovative effects pedals, and high end accessories for guitarists. We're adding new products and manufacturers rapidly, so visit us often for featured new items.


Bilodeau Wells & Company, P.C.

Founded by Joseph Bilodeau and Robert Wells (retired) in 1984, Bilodeau, Wells & Company, P.C. has steadily grown with quality long-term clients. These include small single-owner, to large multi-owner, multistate, international businesses having sales in excess of $100 million. The firm has expertise in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, retail, construction and development, extractive industries, software/technology, and medical and dental practices.


Hotel Vermont

Located in downtown Burlington near the shores of Lake Chamlain, we give you space to be yourself and room to gather. We're here to help you explore like a local, relax like it's your job, and soak in every detail.


Nu Chocolat

Nu Chocolat is a family owned and operated chocolaterie based in Burlington, VT. Master chocolatiers Kevin & Laura Toohey expertly craft all of their chocolates onsite by hand. Their son and daugher, Rowan and Virginia Toohey, manage the bsuiness, including their beautiful retail boutique located near the historic Lake Champlain waterfront. Kevin trained with master Swuiss chef Rene Neussbaum in 1979, undergoing a traditional three-year apprenticeship on the Swiss lineage. Together, they have mastered the art and craft of chocolate, producing some of the highest caliber chocolate in the world right here in Vermont.


Painting With Purpose

Finding a high-quality painting company that lives up to your high-quality standards can be difficult. You want experienced painters, in-budget pricing, and top-quality results. Fortunately, Painting With Purpose is here to fill all of your needs!

Painting With Purpose isn't just a name and we don't just paint. We have a purpose - end Vermont homelessness. Homelessness affects our whole community, and solutions to this problem are far and few. We want to aid those who foster solutions and support those who need it. Our charitable contributions to CVOEO, the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity, directly impact those who do not have a long-term, stable home.

Help us end homelessness in Vermont by joining the Painting With Purpose Family!


Paul Frank & Collins

Paul Frank + Collins’ lawyers practice in more than eleven diverse areas of the law. While rooted in Vermont, we maintain a regional, national, and international reach. Our experienced and award-winning attorneys bring a depth of knowledge and committed focus to each challenge and offer the unique combination of worldly insight +  local know-how to every client.



PCC (Physician's Computer Company) is an independent software solutions firm exclusively working to meet the needs of independent pediatricians nationwide. We have the solution that gives you the attention you deserve and a dedication that goes far beyond what you expect, because we believe that pediatricians need more than just EHR and Practice Management software to thrive. They need a dedicated partner with the right tools and unlimited support that helps them get more time, more productivity, and more peace of mind. 


Tank Recording Studio

Let's make a record together. No project is too big or too small. No genre unfamiliar. Music is not just our profession, it's our passion. We will capture your creativity with both classic vintage and cutting-edge modern techniques and technology. We aim to combine our experience and vision with yours to realize the full potential of our collaborative efforts. Since 2007, when we established our studion in the Old North End of Burlington, we have been recording, mixing, mastering, producing, and everything in between. We provide a comfortable, productive environment with a wide array of instruments, microphones, and other creative audio toys, all wired and ready to go when inspiration strikes.


UVM Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion believes excellence should be inclusive of the entire University of Vermont (UVM) community and is steadfastly committed to this belief. Every day, our Division strives to make our work accessible, affirming, and action-oriented to help ensure excellence is inclusive of everyone.


Vermont Public

Vermont Public remains Vermont's unified public media source for programs from NPR and PBS and for locally produced, award-winning news, videos and music content. We also host community events, both virtual and in-person, throughout the broadcast region. 

Vermont Public is about bringing people and communities together. We want to give everyone a chance to participate - from every corner of our state and region.


Wetherby Design

Located in Richmond, Vermont and small by choice, Wetherby Design provides good design for good people. With over 15 years of experience, we work with people we admire and respect — whether they are selling a product we love, offering a service we need, or educating the next generation. We pride ourselves on the long-standing relationships we have developed with our clients, some for over 10 years. By working closely with clients and establishing an ongoing dialogue, we get to know them, understand their goals and needs, and deliver effective brand design and marketing solutions.


Williston Place

Williston Place is located in historic Williston, our 55+ enhanced living community offers 72 well-designed apartments; and an enriching lifestyle with a full palette of senior living amenities, engaging opportunities, and chef-prepared meals, all in a charming neighborhood setting. Everything here is designed to complement a full continuum of life enrichment that promotes convenience and independence, down to the washer and dryer right in your home.


Michael Brittenback, in memory of William Meezan '67

Lane Series Board

Geera Demers                           Natalie Neuert, Ex Officio
Nancy Dixon                              Monica Nygaard-Ostby
Zach Dunn                                 Tracy Shamberger
Randall Harp                              Kevin Trainor, Secretary
Jody Kebabian                           Stephen Waud, Vice President
Aaron Kimball, Treasurer          Laura Zakaras
Christopher Leff, President

Lane Series Piano Consortium

The Lane Series Piano Consortium is a funding initiative created in collaboration with the Vermont Community Foundation for our concerts that feature solo piano and chamber piano. In exchange for their donation, Consortium members are able to request seat preferences to piano concerts and recieve invitations to special receptions and events. For more information about giving or to become a member, please call the Lane Series office at 802.656.4455 or email laneseries@uvm.edu.

Current Consortium Members:

Tanya and William CimonettiRenée Reiner and Michael DeSanto
Allan and Victoria DayPat Robins and Lisa Schamberg
Bari and Peter DreissigackerIn memory of Catharine M. Rogers
Christine HadselKevin Trainor and Anne Clark
Marc and Judy KesslerMarc and Dana vanderHeyden
Alan Matson and Dale AzariaWilliam and Joanna Wright


Lane Series Impromptu Fund for Chamber Music

Created by an initial gift from Irene Bareau and continued by Lane Series' donors, the Impromptu Fund helps support our world-class chamber music presentations. For more information about donating, please contact the Lane Series offices. 

And thanks, also, to our anonymous donors.