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Community Supporters

Thank you to our corporate and individual supporters

To create and sustain our educational and performance programs, JazzArts Charlotte relies on support from individuals, corporations, foundations, government agencies and community groups. We appreciate the many ways that our community shows its support for jazz arts in the Queen City.

Corporate Supporters & Partners

JazzArts Charlotte is supported, in part, by the Infusion Fund and its generous donors.

Albemarle Foundation
Ally Financial
Atrium Health
Bank of America
C.D. Spangler Foundation / National Gypsum Company
Childress Klein Properties
City of Charlotte
Coca-Cola Consolidated
Deidre and Clay Grubb
Duke Energy
Fifth Third Bank
Foundation For The Carolinas
Jane and Hugh McColl
Jane and Nelson Schwab

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
LendingTree Foundation
Leslie and Michael Marsicano
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Moore & Van Allen
Novant Health
Nucor Corporation
PNC Bank
Premier, Inc.
Red Ventures
Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
Rodgers Builders
The Centene Charitable Foundation
The Gambrell Foundation
Trane Technologies
Wells Fargo

Photography across this website, social media, and other materials generously contributed by Carter Wade Photography, Andy Majors, Paul Nisely, Daniel Coston, and Devin Patel.

Individual Contributors

Sustainers ($10,000 & above)

Oscar and Heide Groomes
Jonathan and Jan Vair

Benefactors ($5,000 – $9,999)

Jerri Kallam
Vincent and Dana Luciani
Linda May and James Juhl
Dr. Robert Petty and Carol A. Hitselberger
Frank and Lindsay Schall
The Scott & Tracey Tozier Fund

Maestros ($2,500 – $4,999)

Ron Baldwin
Paul Brooks
Curtis and Renee Davenport
Lorine and Ray Edwards
David Goodstein
Peter Guild
Michael and Sarah Masci
Nancy Nyberg
Peg and George Povinelli

Arrangers ($1,000 – $2,499)

Howard Adams and Carol McPhee
Ron and Pamela Ancrum
Karen Bernhardt and Marc Tiegel
Joel Burris
Marie Denning
James and Chris Drost
Steve Duniec
Charlie and Lou Elberson
Gene and Bernadette Flavors
Michael and Angela Friedland
Dr. James Greelish and Robin Greelish
Brad and Kathy Keller
Kristian and Carolyn Kellogg

Peter and Mary Kelly Family Fund
Dr. Kelsey Klotz
Kenneth and Nikki Leahy
JC and Pam McKenzie
Richard Mei
Anil and Miriam Patel
Kevin and Charlene Patterson
Thomas and Rita Robinson
John and Marsha Small
Wayne and Vaneta Smiley
Joseph Smith
Aaron and Rebecca Valenstein

Composers ($500 – $999)

Bob and Angela Baron
Virginia Benson and Bruce Cardos
Jeb and Anita Blackwell
Bob and Deborah Bove
Thomas Cambern
Dr. Vivian Campbell & Robert Jones 
Chip Celley
Tim Christman
William and Jan Cook
Donna DeCesare
Stephen and Lisa Fadero
Martin and Francene Greene
Michael and Nancy Heafner

Dr. Jean Kois and Jose Pena
Richard Lancaster
Elizabeth and Andy Majors
Raymond and Kimberly McGregor
Susan Patterson and George Tyree
Rosalia and Herb Peck
Paul Richardson
Krista Terrell
Cassandra Triggs-Tucker
Leo and Tammy Ward
Barbara and Allan Williams
Al and Tracy Zapata

Soloists ($250 – $499)

Lynn Avampato
William and Kathy Bambach
Andrew and Christine Beloni
Pavan and Lori Bharteey
Betsey Chalmers
Elizabeth and Christopher Daly
Floyd and Ann Davis
Alan Deal
Miriam Dixon
Evelyn Ellis
Madhu Engineer
John and Alethia Foster
Thomas and Debra George
Michelle and Mark Hamilton
Thomas Hanchett and Carol Sawyer
Barbara and Mark Holt

Peter and Isabelle Kalshoven
James and Deborah Keenan
Paul and Beth Kinny
Leslie and Drew Ladau
Justin Lyons
Jay and Elizabeth Monge
Fern Paterson and Armando Bellmas
Michael Peffer
Coleen Postilio and Ed Jones
Melissa and Stephen Ratliff
Carlos and Maria Rollan
Karen Sentelle
Richard and Dianne Snyder
Elizabeth Teagarden and Scott Anderson
Carter Wade
Kurt Waldthausen and Patricia Sciarra

Includes contributions received July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

Thanks to our major partners listed below.