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.

Leadership Circle

FOUNDER

Anonymous
Bob Faircloth
Ron & Susan Whitaker

Concert Circle

DIAMOND

Scott & Meredith D. Belford in Memory of Laura S. Devendorf
Dorothea & Tim Coy
Charles & Rosalie Morris
Thomas V. & Susan G. Reilly

PLATINUM

Charles A. Frueauff Foundation*
Marla & Morris Geffen
Dayle & Aaron Levy
Walter Lynch & May Wall
Tom & Ruth McMullin
Wilson & Linda Fisk Morris
Dave & Sylvaine Neises
The Savannah Orchestral Music Fund of The Savannah Community Foundation, Inc.
Shelby G. Schavoir
Robin & Sandy Stuart
Pamela & Peter Voss
Anne P. West

GOLD

Mr. Henry R. & Leslie Lauer Berghoef
Byck-Rothschild Foundation, Inc.
The Courtney Knight Gaines Foundation
George & Ann Hubbs
David & Caroline Johnson
J C Lewis Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Jerry McElreath
Stephanie & Michael Reardon
Doug & Lamar Webb
Gail & Paul Wickes

SILVER

Jan & Gus Bell
Walter G. Canipe Foundation, Inc.
The Chatham Foundation
The Chestnut Family Foundation
The Hodge Foundation
Joan & Jim Hunter
Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Jepson, Jr.
Josh & Kelley Keller
Karen & Ted Kleisner
Dave Lake & Linda Wright
Robert M. & Diane v.S. Levy
Mrs. Ellen O’Bannon
Larry Pike in memory of Bonnie Pike
Jackie & Stephen Rabinowitz
The Solomons Family
Zach Thomas
Mr. & Mrs. John L. Tucker
Harold & Peggy Yellin

BRONZE

Anonymous (2)
Joan & Gary Capen
Mr. & Mrs. William J. Donahue
Dr. M. M. Finn
Friends of the Savannah Music Festival
Georgia Music Foundation
Willard & Jean Holland
Mrs. Toby W. Hollenberg
The Hunter Foundation
Jill Kammermeyer & Robert Hochstetler
Bill & Becky Keightley
The Krystal Foundation Inc.
Betsy Lancaster
Richard K. Lane
Mrs. Robert O. Levitt
The Marjorie E. & B.H. Levy, Jr. Charitable Fund
Tim & Kathleen Mercier
Jim & Bunny Montag
Tom & Diane Oxnard
Roger & Rachel Page
Elizabeth C. Peeples
Regina & Rick Roney
Barbara Ruddy
Dr. & Mrs. Andrew T. Sheils, Jr.
Jacqueline & Ken Sirlin
Marti & Austin Sullivan
Adrienne Tietz

FESTIVAL SOCIETY

FESTIVAL INSIDERS

Anonymous • Mr. Ira P. Berman & Ms. Helen A. Borrello Kelley & Neil BermanEd & Joyce Conant • Ed & Pat Coulson • Steve & Carter Eagle • Russell I. Fries in memory of Ann L. FriesPeggy G. Caroline Howell • Geoff & Sandy Ingham • Joann McElravy Jack & Barbara McMakenLinda & Tom McWhorter Ramon Norrod & David Pratt • Mr. & Mrs. J.R. Paddison • Donald Powell • Marilyn & Wayne Sheridan • 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/o The Savannah Community Foundation, Inc. • Mr. & Mrs. Michael Barber in memory of Betty Anne and Frank Major • Ken & Ellen Betuker Mr. & Mrs. Daniel H. Bradley • Robin & Lawrence Brody • Carole Brogdon • Malcolm & Julia Butler • Dr. Jessica F. Carter & Josh Carter • Cartledge Foundation • Mimi Cay Doranne Coad Don & Barbara Cogdell • D’Addario Foundation •  Mr. & Mrs. Glen M. Darbyshire •  Dr. H. Clark & Natalie DerisoPatton & Mary DugasMr. and Mrs. James Emery • Carolyn B. Friedland • Stephen & Annette Friedman David Goslin & Nancy McGirr • AM Goldkrand in honor of Dayle LevyMr. & Mrs. Maurice GreeneAnn & Bert Hand • IBMA Foundation • Sherry Jacobson & Gene Zuriff Susan Johnson • Jane Kahn • Bob and Fran Kelly • Joseph & Mimi Krupp • Joel, Bill & Lane Lynch in memory of Dottie LynchMary Reynolds Morrison Dennis & Victoria Myers • Ms. Judy R. Ochsner • Mary E. Raines Tom & Ann Ramee • Joyce Roche’ & Johnie SealsDavid & Joan Resler • Rosaleen Roxburgh • Mr. & Mrs. Charles RussDr. George C. Sakakini • Sara Sands • Carl & Barbara Sassano • John & Nancy Saucier • Diane & Ed Schmults • Nancy & Carlton Sheets • Cary Shoob • Ron & Priscilla Stahl Mr. & Mrs. R.E. Thorpe, Jr. Frank & Barbara Tribble • Christina & Jim Trolinger • Andrew & Brooke Wilford • Mrs. Frank Wooten, Jr. Bob & Vicky Young • Mr. & Mrs. David A. Young

AFICIONADOS

Margy & Brock Anderson • Anonymous • Leslie & Bill Bennison • Dr. & Mrs. Sidney Jefferson Bolch, III • The Brook Fund, Inc. • Harold Bulman • Scott Center & Tatsiana Shakhmuts • Marla Cocalis • Barry & Naomi Cohen • John & Emma Derst Foundation • Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Eckert Mr. Charles Ellis, III Roger & Karen Foulkes • Dr. Donna Graham & Dr. John Bryan • Ted Haslam • Tom & Becky Hutcherson • Bill and Bev Jaques • Kiwanis Club of Skidaway • Cyndi & John Kohn • Brad Lorimier & Joan Ohl • Dr. M. Ann Levett • L. Glen Lewis & John L. Wills Ms. Jane Levy • Trish McLeod Sue & Jack McNamara • Carol & Ali Nasr Jeff Overman • Bill & Jane Peterson John PorterArlene & Allan Ratner • Mr. and Mrs. William H. Rousseau • Jeffrey & Lila Scott Michael & Gail Siegel Elizabeth & John Skeadas • Jordan and David Smith Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation • Maura Sovchen • Ben & Lisa Van Dusen • Katherine Von Hollen • James O. Westby Mr. & Mrs. Pendleton P. White • Dr. Blenda Wilson & Dr. Louis FairSol & Stephanie Zerden

PATRONS

Anonymous (2) • Thomas & Anita Barreca • Brad & Gail Beaman • Victor Bell • Lynn & Dick Berkowitz • Linda & Allen Blount • Hollace & Jim Boswell • Carol Bruce • Betsy & Bob Contino • Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Y. Conyers • Bailey & Terry Cronin Angela Devore • William P. Donohue • Edward Dumas • Carol Elliott • Bruce Field • Sharon & Murray Galin • David & Diane Gannon • Michael & Teresa Gannon • Judith Gauthier • Charles Gay • Skip & Peggy Gillenwater • Dr. Bruce & Miriam Gingold • Judith Glazer • Ann Hanley • Mrs. Peggy H. Harris • Steve & Jesse Hayden • Beatrice Henderson • Mr. & Mrs. John Holliday • Susan Huelsewiesche The Paul & Harriet Kulbersh Family Philanthropic Fund • Jeff Lamson & Jill Bassman • Melanie Marks • George McDonald • Mr. & Mrs. G. Clinton Myers • J Thomas Mikell • Jo Mohr • Ashby & Annie Moncure • Biff & Jerry Montana Mechelle & Douglas Nobiletti • Linda and Rick North • Jennifer & John O’Callaghan • Ed & Claire O’Donnell • Tom & Debbie O’Rourke • Carol Pine • Sue & Dick Prior • Patrick & Mary Prokop • Rita C. Richey & Charles D. Elder • Doug Sanders • Jan and David Seeley • Mr. & Mrs. Frank Stanton, Sr. • Kristina Svenson • Dr. & Mrs. H. Emerson Thomas, Jr. • James & Haydee Toedtman • Caroline Turner Sandy & Steve Ummel • Ben & Lisa Van Dusen • Connie & Jerry Voight • Tom Vollmuth • Lynn Weddle • Paul & Harriet Weinberg • Marcia & Larry Wills • Dr. and Mrs. W. Lee Young, Jr. • Craig Ziolkowski • Dr. & Mrs. Michael Zoller