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Friends of Music

2014-2015 Friends of Music

ALLEGRO CIRCLE (Lifetime giving $5,000 and above)

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Asentinel LLC
Mr. John Brayton
Charlie Rich Enterprises
Coltharp Piano World Incorporated
Mr. Jack Cooper
Delta and Pine Land Company
Ms. Dianne D'Gerolamo
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Dinkelspiel
Dolby Laboratories Incorporated
Dorothy K. Hohenberg Trust
Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation
Ms. Janie Evans
Marsha McKee Evans
FedEx Corporation
Mr. and Mrs. David B. Ferraro
Ms. Tina S. Flaherty
Ms. Lynsey Lapointe Freeman
Dr. G. James Gholson Jr.
Mr. Christopher  Gholson
Hi Lo Music Incorporated
Mr. Joe D. Hinson
Mr. Lee B. Grinspan
Charlotte and Fred Hodges
Hohenberg Charity Trust
Dr. Charles & Margaret Hubbert
Mr. James R. Humphreys
Ms. Suzanne H. Jackson
Dr. Pu-Qi Jiang
Ms. Delores Kinsolving
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kremer
Lane Music
Richard L. Lightman
Dr. Barbara Dalton Mashburn
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McAllister
Memphis Drum Shop
Memphis Gridiron Show Incorporated
Musicians Emergency Relief Fund
My Memphis Charitable Foundation
Naegele Outdoor Advertising
NARAS Foundation Incorporated
NARAS of Memphis
Ms. Tommie Pardue
Dr. James K. Patterson
Ms. Kathleen Pearson
Susan and David Perdue
Phillips Brothers Investments
Plough Broadcasting Company
Procter and Gamble Fund
Ms. Margaret A. Rich
Dr. and Mrs. James Richens
Dr. and Mrs. Randal Rushing
Mr. Thomas R. Rushing
Mr. Charles S. Ryan
Mr. and Mrs. Rudi E. Scheidt Sr.
Dr. Charles A. Schulz
Showtime Networks Incorporated
Stone Ward
SunTrust Foundation
Dr. Irvin Tankersley
Terminix International Company LP
Luke Thara and Elizabeth Thara
The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Incorporated
The Mid South Jazz Foundation Incorporated
The Presser Foundation
The W. E. Flaherty Family Foundation
Mr. T. G. Traicoff
Mr. Henry M. Turley Jr.
University of Memphis Band Alumni Chapter
Mr. Raymond VunKannon
Ms. Pearl Wales+
Mr. Robert A. Wampler
Dr. and Mrs. Russel L. Wiener
Ms. Sally Wilbourn
Winchester Heights Christian Church
WREG News Channel 3
Mr. Robert W. Yates

VIVACE CIRCLE ($2500 - $4999)

Mr. Scott E. Bohon

OVERTURE CIRCLE ($1500 - $2499)

Dina and Brad Martin

HARMONY CIRCLE ($500 - $1499)

Mr. and Mrs. George D. Barnes
Dr. Earle Donelson
Luther and Dot Gause
Theresa and John Hash
Mr. James R. (Jim) Holcomb
Dr. Sigurd H. Johnson
Dr. and Mrs. Kam S. Lie
Mr. Tarit Lim
Mr. John A. Lindquist
Mr. Stephen Luttmann
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Mueller
Betty and Hal Padgett
Ms. Sara T. Savell
Mr. Larry J. Stanley

PRELUDE CIRCLE ($100 - $499)

Ms. Frances S. Addicott
Mr. and Mrs. J. Olin Atkins
Mr. Anthony F. Baird
Mr. Robert D. Baker
Mr. John Barzizza
Dr. and Mrs. John W. Baur
Mr. Michael D. Bennett
Ms. Carole C. Blankenship and Mr. Jeffrey L. Blankenship
Ms. Wanda M. Cheatham
Ms. Sara W. Chiego
Church of the River Choir
Ms. Ilene Cooper
Dr. and Mrs. T. Kyle Creson Jr.
Deborah Dunklin Tipton Charitable Foundation
Dr. Pamela R. Dennis
Mr. David A. DePeters
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Duke
Mr. John P. Dumire
Dr. William D. Falvey and Ms. Emily R. Woodside
Mr. and Mrs. T. Clyde Ford
Dr. and Mrs. Donald W. Freund
Dr. Carol S. Fruchtman
Mr. Joseph P. Garrone
Germantown Symphony Orchestra
Ms. Deborah K. Golden
Ms. Elizabeth M. Grant
Mr. R. Larry Greer
Mr. Edward W. Hankins
Ms. Marianne R. Hartquist
Mr. O. Mason Hawkins
Ms. Debra A. Haynes
Ms. Leslie L. Herman
Mr. and Mrs. George R. Hill III
Mr. Henry Robbins and Ms. Danielle Hillman
Ms. E. Eileen Huey
J. Olin Atkins Trust
Mr. James M. Johnson Jr.
Lyn and John  Joyner
Ms. Anna Khokhlova
Dr. Christopher Lornell
Ms. Julia W. Manning
Charles and May Lynn Mansbach
Mr. Matthew T. May
Ms. Claudia McCarthy-Phillips
Mr. Robert G. McEniry
Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church
Mr. and Mrs. Spencer G. Nesvick
Hal and Ronna Newburger
Kevin L. and Susan M.  Nicholas
Dr. Linda T. Pate
Mr. Robert G. Patterson Jr.
Trey and Lisa Pruitt
Dr. Ernest A. and Mrs. Jeanine H. Rakow
Dr. Richard R. Ranta and Dr. Carol Crown Ranta
Ms. Amanda S. Ray
Ms. Vicki J. Rice
Ms. Marcia Richardson
Pat and Curtis Ringold
Robert and Susan Wilson Foundation
Ms. Margaret L. Routon
Flora and Harry Samuels
Ms. Julia R. Schap
Shady Grove Presbyterian Church
Dr. and Mrs. Frank W. Shaffer Jr.
Ms. Karen B. Shea
Mr. Kenneth M. Smith
Dr. Paula Spence-Evans
Ms. Deborah D. Tipton
Dr. and Mrs. Otis S. Warr III
Wells Fargo
Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Wilson
Ms. Kay Yager

The 2013 - 2014 Friends list includes individuals and corporations who made a gift in the period from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. The Allegro Circle includes generous donors who have given more than $5,000 total to the School of Music.

The Friends of Music are a collection of our most loyal supporters. With gifts from alumni, faculty/staff, and friends, we offer our students the best in quality music education. We are deeply grateful for the support of our contributors. From scholarships, to professorships, to student travel, and graduate assistantships, there are many ways in which our benefactors help the Scheidt School of Music move forward and grow. If you would like to become a Friend of Music, please contact Katherine Goliver. Names of donors will be listed unless otherwise requested.

*Programs made possible through the support of Student Activity Funds and support from our donors.


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