Individual Giving

Individual & Foundation Support

Savannah Music Festival (SMF) would like to thank the many individuals and foundations that support the festival and our suite of education and community outreach programs. Through the generous underwriting of our donors, the Savannah Music Festival has grown to be one of the southeast’s most anticipated cultural events of the year as well as a hub for hands-on music education and mentorship initiatives for more than 10,000 students and young musicians each season.

Savannah Music Festival donors enjoy a variety of perks such as access to premium reserved seats, discounted or complimentary tickets, invitations to exclusive donor parties, opportunities to meet festival artists, complimentary parking, and more!

For more information about making an outright or planned gift to Savannah Music Festival, please contact the SMF Development Department at 912.234.3378 ext. 106 or development@savannahmusicfestival.org.

The following list represents gifts and pledges that were received starting July 1, 2019, unless otherwise noted (*).

2020 Leadership Circle

FOUNDER

Anonymous
Bob Faircloth
Ron & Susan Whitaker


2020 Concert Circle

DIAMOND

Laura Devendorf & Meredith D. Belford
Dr. Bill Dickinson & Dr. Joe Ann Brandt
Charles & Rosalie Morris
Thomas V. & Susan G. Reilly

PLATINUM

Anonymous
David & Linda Bush
Dorothea & Tim Coy
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation*
Marla & Morris Geffen
Dayle & Aaron Levy
Tom & Ruth McMullin
Wilson & Linda Fisk Morris
Dave & Sylvaine Neises
Savannah Orchestral Music Advised Fund
Shelby G. Schavoir
Robin & Sandy Stuart Foundation
Pamela & Peter Voss
Anne P. West

GOLD

Courtney Knight Gaines Foundation
George & Ann Hubbs
David & Caroline Johnson
J C Lewis Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Jerry McElreath
Jackie & Stephen Rabinowitz
Stephanie & Michael Reardon
Don & Karen Ringsby
Doug & Lamar Webb
Gail & Paul Wickes

SILVER

Jan & Gus Bell
Mr. Henry R. & Leslie Lauer Berghoef
Byck-Rothschild Foundation, Inc.
Walter G. Canipe Foundation, Inc.
The Chatham Foundation
The Hodge Foundation
Joan & Jim Hunter
Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Jepson, Jr.
Josh & Kelley Keller
Kole Family Foundation
Dr. David Lake & Dr. Linda Wright
Robert M. & Diane v.S. Levy
Ms. Ellen O’Bannon
Tom & Diane Oxnard
Larry Pike in memory of Bonnie Pike
Regina & Rick Roney
The Solomons Family
Zachary H. Thomas
Mr. & Mrs. John L. Tucker
Harold & Peggy Yellin

BRONZE

Anonymous
Joan & Gary Capen
Mr. & Mrs. William J. Donahue
Dr. M. M. Finn
Friends of the Savannah Music Festival
Georgia Music Foundation
Mr. Robert Hochstetler & Ms. Jill Kammermeyer
Willard & Jean Holland
Mrs. Toby W. Hollenberg
The Hunter Foundation
Bill & Becky Keightley
The Krystal Foundation
Richard K. Lane
Betsy Lancaster
Mrs. Robert O. Levitt
The Marjorie E. & B.H. Levy, Jr. Charitable Fund
Ann Lytle
Tim & Kathleen Mercier
Jim & Bunny Montag
Roger & Rachel Page
Elizabeth C. Peeples
Karen & Don Rigsby
Barbara Ruddy
Dr. & Mrs. Andrew T. Sheils, Jr.
Jacqueline & Ken Sirlin
Marti & Austin Sullivan
The Sussman Family, in memory of Seymour Sussman
Adrienne Tietz
Mr. Avner Yonai


2020 FESTIVAL SOCIETY

FESTIVAL INSIDERS

Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Allen • Anonymous • Mr. Ira P. Berman & Ms. Helen A. Borrello • Kelley & Neil Berman • Malcolm & Julia Butler • Ed & Joyce Conant • Ed & Pat Coulson • Steve & Carter Eagle • Russell I. Fries • Peggy G. • David Goslin & Nancy McGirr • Geoff & Sandy Ingham • Joann McElravy • Jack & Barbara McMaken • Linda & Tom McWhorter • Ramon Norrod & David Pratt • Donald Powell • David & Joan Resler • Diane & Ed Schmults • Marilyn & Wayne Sheridan • Ned & Mary Sommer • Michael & Peggy Towson • Nina & Bill Weil • Ann Yingling

FESTIVAL FRIENDS

Ken & Phyllis Aaron The Adler Family Foundation • Alan & Karen Anderson Jamie S. Arkins • Arts Ashore Legacy Fund c/p The Savannah Community Foundation, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Michael Barber in memory of Betty Anne and Frank Major Mr. & Mrs. Daniel H. Bradley • Robin & Lawrence Brody • Carole Brogdon • Kathryn & Michael Bryson • Cartledge Foundation • Mimi Cay • Doranne Coad • Mr. & Mrs. Glen M. Darbyshire •  Dr. H. Clark Deriso • Mr. and Mrs. James Emery • Stephen & Annette Friedman • AM Goldkrand in honor of Dayle Levy • Mr. & Mrs. Maurice Greene • Ann & Bert Hand • Sherry Jacobson & Gene Zuriff • Susan Johnson • Jane Kahn • Joseph & Mimi Krupp • Joel, Bill & Lane Lynch in memory of Dottie Lynch • Mary Reynolds Morrison • Mary E. Raines • Tom & Ann Ramee • Rosaleen Roxburgh • Mr. & Mrs. Charles Russ • Sara Sands • Carl & Barbara Sassano • John & Nancy Saucier • Nancy & Carlton Sheets • Cary Shoob • Ron & Priscilla Stahl • Mr. & Mrs. R.E. Thorpe, Jr. • Frank & Barbara Tribble • Andrew & Brooke Wilford • Mrs. Frank Wooten, Jr. • Mr. & Mrs. David A. Young

AFICIONADOS

Faye Kirschner and Christine Addy • Margy & Brock Anderson • Anonymous • Leslie & Bill Bennison • Harold Bulman • Mr. James Carty & Ms. Karen McArdle • Scott Center & Tatsiana Shakhmuts • Barry & Naomi Cohen Sandra Crow Ms. Kathy Dennis • John & Emma Derst Foundation • Joseph and Susan Dockman • Roger & Karen Foulkes • Ms. Eileen Gebrian • Dr. Adelle Burnsed-Geffen & Dr. Theodore Geffen • Karen Geiger • Dr. Donna Graham & Dr. John Bryan • Ms. Lyn Gregory • Ms. Maddie Harwood • Ted Haslam • Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Hubbard • Tom & Becky Hutcherson • Mr. and Mrs. William L. Jaques • Cynthia Creighton-Jones • Kiwanis Club of Skidaway • Karen & Ted Kleisner • Cyndi & John Kohn • Mr. and Mrs. Karl Kriscovich • Dr. Harvey Lebos • L. Glen Lewis & John L. Wills • Ms. Jane Levy • Walter Lynch & May Wall • Trish McLeod • Carol & Ali Nasr • Mr. Walton Nussbaum • Charles and Melissa O’Brien • Mr. Robert Oswald • Bill & Jane Peterson • Arlene & Allan Ratner • Mr. and Mrs. William H. Rousseau • Gunnar & Marie Sarsten • Mr. Rob Shaw • Michael & Gail Siegel • Elizabeth & John Skeadas • Bob & Marilyn Slagel • Mr. Adam Solender & Ms. Sarah Denmark • Ms. Maura Sovchen • Mitzi & Mark Toth • Ms. Diane Tracy • Christina & Jim Trolinger • Ben & Lisa Van Dusen • Katherine Von Hollen • Ms. Lynn Weddle • Mr. & Mrs. Pendleton P. White • Dr. Blenda Wilson & Dr. Louis Fair • Ms. Sarah Yates • Sol & Stephanie Zerden

PATRONS

Anonymous (2) • Thomas & Anita Barreca • Brad & Gail Beaman • Vic & Jean Bell • Lynn & Dick Berkowitz • Linda & Allen Blount • Hollace & Jim Boswell • John & Audrey Canarina • Betsy & Bob Contino • Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Y. Conyers •  Bailey & Terry Cronin • Angela Devore • Mr. William P. Donohue • Carol Elliott •  Sharon & Murray Galin • David & Diane Gannon • Michael & Teresa Gannon • Skip & Peggy Gillenwater • Ms. Judith Glazer • Ann Hanley • Mrs. Peggy H. Harris • Steve & Jesse Hayden • Mr. & Mrs. John Holliday • Ms. Susan Huelsewiesche • Melanie Marks • George McDonald • J Thomas Mikell • Ashby & Annie Moncure • Biff & Jerry Montana • Mechelle & Douglas Nobiletti • Jennifer & John O’Callaghan • Ed & Claire O’Donnell • Tom & Debbie O’Rourke • Greg Parker • Kelley Parker • Carol Pine • Sue & Dick Prior • Patrick & Mary Prokop • David & Joan Resler • Jeffrey & Lila Scott • Jan and David Seeley • Mr. & Mrs. Frank Stanton, Sr. • Kristina Svenson • Arnold Tenenbaum • Dr. & Mrs. H. Emerson Thomas, Jr. • James & Haydee Toedtman • Caroline Turner • Sandy & Steve Ummel • Connie & Jerry Voight • Ms. Lynn Weddle • Ms. Gail L. Wexler • Dr. and Mrs. W. Lee Young, Jr. • Dr. & Mrs. Michael Zoller