Individual Giving

Individual Giving

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

2019 Concert Circle

Concert Circle donors enjoy benefits that include concert selection, reserved seats and access to additional SMF parties and events. SMF would like to thank all of its donors who ensure artistic success. This list represents gifts that were received since November 5, 2019, unless otherwise noted (*).


Bob Faircloth


Mr. & Mrs. Curtis G. Anderson
Laura Devendorf & Meredith Devendorf
Dr. Bill Dickinson & Dr. Joe Ann Brandt
Charles & Rosalie Morris
Ron & Susan Whitaker


David & Linda Bush
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
Nancy & Larry Fuller
Marla & Morris Geffen
Dayle & Aaron Levy
Walter Lynch & May Wall
Tom & Ruth McMullin
Wilson & Linda Fisk Morris
Dave & Sylvaine Neises
Thomas V. & Susan G. Reilly
Karen & Don Ringsby
Shelby G. Schavoir
Pamela & Peter Voss
Anne P. West


Courtney Knight Gaines Foundation
Dorothea & Tim Coy
J C Lewis Foundation
David & Caroline Johnson
Kole Family Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Jerry McElreath
Jackie & Stephen Rabinowitz
Stephanie & Michael Reardon
Robin & Sandy Stuart Foundation
Doug & Lamar Webb
Gail & Paul Wickes


Mr. Henry R. & Mrs. Leslie Lauer Berghoef
Byck-Rothschild Foundation, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Robbie Harrison
George & Ann Hubbs
Joan & Jim Hunter
Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Jepson, Jr.
Karen & Ted Kleisner
Dr. David Lake & Dr. Linda Wright
Robert M. & Diane v.S. Levy
Ellen Neises
Tom & Diane Oxnard
The Chatham Foundation
The Solomons Family
Mr. & Mrs. John L. Tucker
Susan Willetts & Alan Pritz
Harold & Peggy Yellin


Jan & Gus Bell
Bennett Thrasher Foundation
Walter G. Canipe Foundation
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
Bill & Becky Keightley
Richard K. Lane
Mrs. Robert O. Levitt
The Marjorie E. & B.H. Levy, Jr. Charitable Fund
Inge & Mark Moore
Ellen O’Bannon
Roger & Rachel Page
Elizabeth C. Peeples
Donald Powell
Dr. & Mrs. Andrew T. Sheils, Jr.
Jacqueline & Ken Sirlin
Marti & Austin Sullivan
The Sussman Family
Rex & Dee Ann Templeton
The Hunter Foundation
Mrs. Paul Tietz
Hart & Dee Williford



Festival Society donors enjoy benefits that include first-class ticket brochure mailing, program book recognition, recognition on SMF’s website, and poster discounts. Become a Festival Insider and gain access to open dress rehearsals, SMF’s arts education programs for local area youth and innovative mentorship programs for young musicians or choose to maximize your SMF experience as a Festival Friend. Join now, and take advantage of the many benefits offered for contributing your support. Thanks to all of our supporters for 2018!

For more information about joining the Festival Society and for current supporters interested in personalized donor ticketing, please contact the SMF Development Department at 912.234.3378 ext 106 or This list represents gifts that were received since November 5, 2019, unless otherwise noted (*).


Ed & Joyce Conant • Mr. & Mrs. Glen M. Darbyshire • Russell I. Fries • Ted Ludeke & Barbara Lohr • Ann Lytle • Jack & Barbara McMaken • Tim & Kathleen Mercier • Jim & Bunny Montag • David Pratt & Ramon Norrod • Ms. Ann Yingling


The Adler Family • Anonymous (2) • Mr. Ira P. Berman & Ms. Helen A. Borrello • Muriel Bono • Malcolm & Julia Butler • Blake Caldwell • Doranne Coad • Patton & Mary Dugas • Steve & Carter Eagle • Stephen & Annette Friedman • David Goslin & Nancy McGirr • Mr. & Mrs. Maurice Greene • Susan Johnson • Jane Kahn • Betsy Lancaster • Mr. Joel D. Lynch & Mr. & Mrs. William L. Lynch • Howard J. & Mary R. Morrison • Ms. Judy R. Ochsner • Mary E. Raines • David & Joan Resler • Fran & Ken Rogers • Rosaleen Roxburgh • Barbara Ruddy • Carl & Barbara Sassano • John & Nancy Saucier • Savannah Friends of Music • Diane & Ed Schmults • Cary Shoob • Ned & Mary Sommer • Isabelle Tapley • Ms. Diane Tracy • Frank & Barbara Tribble • Mr. & Mrs. David A. Young


Beth Boone • Scott & Tatsiana Center • Canoochee EMC Foundation, Inc. • Barry & Naomi Cohen • Brian & Mary Duffy • Cynthia & Rick Gross • Mr. & Mrs. G.M. Hubbard • John & Emma Derst Foundation • Cyndi & John Kohn • Drs. Richard F. Leighton & Sylvia Fields • Mr. & Mrs. Lightfoot • Ken & Laurie Puglisi • Savannah Harbor Foundation • R.D. Sachdev • Ben and Lisa Van Dusen • The Junior League of Savannah, Inc. • Alice & Howard Welt • Julia White • Dr. Blenda Wilson & Dr. Louis Fair • Sol & Stephanie Zerden