Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Tokita, founders of The Parnassus Society, are longtime patrons of the arts and dedicated cultural leaders in Orange County, California. The Tokitas’ passion for the arts encompasses everything from classical and jazz music, to contemporary and Eastern art. Dr. and Mrs. Tokita have traveled the globe experiencing the art of numerous cultures, and have amassed an exceptional private collection of works by internationally and locally renowned artists including over 150 paintings, drawings and prints by Los Angeles-based American artist, Ed Moses.

Our Story

How We Got Started

Dr. and Mrs. Tokita have contributed their time and resources as board members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, founders of Chamber Music Orange County, and founders and directors of the Medici Foundation. Additionally, the Tokitas open their home to host solo and chamber music concerts performed by musical luminaries and young emerging artists alike.

With the support of respected members of the local arts and academic community, Dr. and Mrs. Tokita continue their commitment to the growing cultural advancement of Orange County through The Parnassus Society, which was created to nurture the development and professional careers of promising young artists and musicians.

Our Members

Members of the Board

  • Cheryl Lin Fielding

  • William Fitzpatrick

  • Milena Kitic

  • Nina Scolnik

  • Bruce Sledge