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Our Supporters

It takes all kinds of supporters — individual, family, corporate and foundation — to make a music festival. National Music Festival supporters are co-producers of this important cultural event. We are grateful for your contributions and will use them responsibly. Thank you for your support of the National Music Festival!

OuterArts Maryland, Inc. dba National Music Festival is a nonprofit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.The Impresarios! Membership is extended to anyone contributing $1,000 or more in a given year. The Impresarios are important co-producers of the Festival and help make possible the scholarships that are provided to all apprentices. For more information, please contact caitlin@nationalmusic.us or 443.480.0221.

We are grateful to the following supporters for their contributions between May 1, 2017 and May 1, 2018:

Corporate Sponsors: $1,000 and above
  • David A. Bramble, Inc.
  • Chesapeake Bank & Trust
 Grant Funders: $10,000 and above
  • Maryland State Arts Council

Grant Funders: $1,000 and above

  • Town of Chestertown
  • Hedgelawn Foundation (for the Fiddlesticks! Program)
  • Kent County Arts Council
  • Mid-Shore Community Foundation (for the Fiddlesticks! Program)
  • United Way of Kent County (for the Fiddlesticks! Program)

Impresarios: $10,000 and above

  • Anonymous
  • Laura & J. Kirk Wade

Impresarios: $5,000 and above

  • Georgiana Evans
  • Christian Havemeyer
  • Nina Rodale Houghton
  • The Philanthropic Network
  • Mary Anne Shea Reynolds* & Wallace Reynolds
  • Sheila & Richard Riggs
  • Rothschild Family Foundation

Impresarios: $2,500 and above

  • Margie & Stuart “Mickey” Elsberg
  • Elizabeth Gross*
  • Amanda & William Madar
  • Elizabeth & Clement Moore
  • Judy Copeland Schulman & Mark Schulman

Impresarios: $1,000 and above

  • Joan C. Buffone & W. Dorsey* Hammond
  • Robert Busler
  • Maryellen Campbell (for the Fiddlesticks! Program)
  • Peggy & John Christie
  • The Fordi Family
  • Susan & Kristina Hughes
  • Clare Ingersoll
  • Gayle & Robert Ingersoll
  • Diane & Richard Kalter
  • Cathie Kempf
  • Carol & Waldemar Kerbel
  • Linda Knight
  • Elizabeth & Dennis Martin
  • Carla & Al Massoni
  • Deborah Nevins*
  • Merle Phillips
  • Sandra Ryon*
  • Aubrey Sarvis
  • Lolli Sherry
  • Raymond R. Simmons
  • Shelby M. Strudwick
  • Sally & Peter Sweetser
  • Patricia & Richard Tobey
  • Alexandra Totten
  • Patricia Waring, in memory of Belle Stebbins Waring
  • Joan & Clifton West
  • Mary & David White

Harmony Circle: $500 and above

  • The Cornegys Bight Foundation
  • Constance & Bruce* Hartwig
  • Nancy & John Henderson
  • Jeanne & Robert* Johnson
  • Beryl Kemp
  • James Piper III
  • Elizabeth Raffetto
  • William Russell
  • Sharon & Henry Sears
  • Beverly & Kurt Smith
  • Charles Taylor*
  • Joanne & Matthew Tobriner

$250 and above

  • Cheryl & Foster Beach
  • Phyllis & Roger Brown
  • Randy Crawford & David Turner
  • Sandra Durfee
  • Donna & Tony Gibbons-Neff
  • Marian & Philip Griffiths
  • Margaret & James D. Holmes
  • Lisa Webb

$100 and above

  • Sheila Austrian & Charles Patterson
  • Eric Bachman
  • Stella Baucom
  • Carol & Warren Beaven
  • Susan & Brian Berman
  • Anne Bricker
  • Rebecca Byrd
  • Anna Keer Charles
  • Joanna Clarke
  • Judith & Richard Crane
  • Jennifer de Mooy
  • Anita Gottlieb
  • Meredith Davies Hadaway
  • Priscilla Hall
  • Mary Hayman
  • Bonnie & Jed Howell
  • George Kastendike, Jr.
  • Michael Kris
  • Charles Lerner
  • Glenn Michael
  • Lucia Kennan & Richard Stolbach
  • Mary & Howard McCoy
  • Lynn McLain
  • Elizabeth O’Donoghue
  • William Parshall
  • Rita & Daniel Premo
  • Nancy Reed
  • Alice Ritchie
  • Jeannette Sherbondy & George Shivers
  • Anne Burton Vansant
  • Linda Verbeck

$50 and above

  • Bernadette & Paul Bowman
  • Wendy & Frank Bunch
  • Betsy Butler
  • Neil Brayton
  • Anne & James Donaghy
  • Barbara & Jack Fancher
  • Robert Grace
  • Edith Grassi
  • Mark Hansen
  • Jane & George Hardy
  • Nancy Holland & Richard Hawkins
  • Vera Holt
  • Susan Kenyon
  • Leann Miller
  • Gretchen & William Starling
  • Madelaine & Ralph Surette
  • Pamela White
  • Elke & Josef Wiedermann

Up to $49

  • Carol Cordes
  • Donna Hickman
  • Elizabeth & Barrie Montague
  • Ann & John Murray
  • Karen O’Connor
  • Adriana Schueckler
(This list represents contributions and pledges received between May 1, 2017 and May 1, 2018. In some cases, this means that an individual’s contributions for both the 2017 and 2018 fiscal years are reflected above.)

T o donate to the National Music Festival, please contact Caitlin Patton at caitlin@nationalmusic.us or 443.480.0221. Contributions can also be made online at www.nationalmusic.us.

 

In-Kind Supporters

The National Music Festival wishes to thank the following individuals and organizations for their generous in-kind support. These donations of in-kind goods and services help us keep our costs low:

  • Acme (Chestertown & Centreville locations)
  • Adkins Arboretum
  • Anthony’s Flowers
  • Betsy Alexander & Burnell Yow!
  • Karen Ashley
  • John Allen
  • Margo Bailey
  • Bethel A.M.E. Church
  • The Bookplate
  • Bernadette Bowman
  • Barbara & Catherine Brereton
  • Jeannette Brindley
  • MG Brosius
  • Rev. Robert Brown
  • Joan Buffone & W. Dorsey* Hammond
  • Chesapeake Bay Internet Associates
  • Chester River Chorale
  • Chester River Yacht & Country Club
  • Chestertown Baptist Church
  • Chestertown RiverArts
  • Chestertown Spy
  • Carol Colgate
  • Douglas D. Cox
  • Kimberly Cox
  • Crow Farm and Vineyard
  • Margie Elsberg
  • Robin & Robert Emling
  • Emmanuel Church
  • Georgiana Evans
  • John Grasing
  • Elizabeth Gross*
  • Heron Point
  • Jean Hirst
  • Historical Society of Kent County
  • Nina Houghton
  • Sandy Hudson
  • Bill Ingersoll
  • Bob Ingersoll
  • Robert Johnson*
  • K & L Services
  • Diane Kalter
  • Bonnie & David Keating
  • Beryl Kemp
  • Kent County Arts Council
  • Kent County Chamber of Commerce
  • Kent County News
  • Kent County Office of Tourism and Economic Development
  • Kent County Public Schools
  • The Mainstay
  • Sammy Marshall
  • Massoni Art
  • Tom McHugh
  • Drew McMullen
  • Mid-Shore Community Foundation
  • Vida Morley & Robert Fox
  • Jennifer Mulligan
  • Debbie Nevins*
  • Occasions Catering
  • Caitlin Patton~*
  • The Peoples Bank
  • Redner’s Market
  • Mary Anne Shea Reynolds* & Blyth Reynolds
  • Steffi Ricketts
  • RiverArts
  • The River Club
  • Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company
  • Philip Rosenberg~
  • Richard Rosenberg~*
  • Saint Paul’s Parish, Kent
  • Sandy Ryon*
  • Sacred Heart Church
  • Sassy River Market
  • Harry Sears
  • Michelle Sensenig
  • Stephanie Spangler
  • Robert Stiles~
  • Sultana Education Foundation
  • Sumner Hall
  • Charles Taylor*
  • Paddy & Rich Tobey
  • Town of Chestertown
  • Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River
  • United Way of Kent County
  • Laura & Kirk Wade
  • WBJC
  • Jeff Weber*
  • Jerren Wetterau
  • Darcy Williams
  • Michael C. Wootton
  • WSCL
  • WYPR
 ~ NMF Mentor/Staff
 * NMF Board Member

We sincerely apologize to anyone who may have been inadvertently excluded from this list. We appreciate all of our supporters, without whom the Festival would not exist. If you are a donor and have not been listed here, please email info@nationalmusic.us and we will correct the issue as soon as possible. Thank you!