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For further information, contact Jane Hill at


The development of Bird of the Inner Eye received funding from

OPERA America’s Opera Grants for Female Composers program,
supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.


Additional Funding from 


Kash & Melissa Boodjeh • Monica & Frank Bumb

CAOS and FACE • Debi Cooper • Karen & Charles Davy
Lori Dengler & Tom Lisle • Julie Fulkerson • Chuck Gould

Humboldt Arts Council • Mary Louise Lowry
Keith & Mariel Morison • Bonnie Neely • Felicia Oldfather
Frank Onstine • Stephanie Perrett
Lewis & Lucy Quinby • Thompson H. Rogers

Carol & Les Scher • Dale Preston & Kay Sennott

Alexandra Stillman • Lynne & Bob Wells • Robert & Desirée Yarber 


Morris Graves Foundation

Eve Simon Foundation   

Wells Fund, Humboldt Area Foundation


Pat Bitton • Bob Doran • Lawrence Fong

Marcia Frederick • Stacy Houdek • Joyce Hough & Fred Neighbor

Laura Hussey • Marla Joy • Pam Mendelsohn • Claudia & Charlie Myers

Lou Litzky & Suzanne Simpson


These lists are as of August 20, 2021. We appreciate and thank donors
who have joined us since.


MG at The Lake 1965.jpeg

Morris Graves was like a totem

one came across in the Northwestern woods, 

mysterious and majestic,

followed by birds seen with him

and by him only.

--Merce Cunningham

Morris Graves in 1965 at “The Lake”
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