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The Choir School’s students benefit from excellent choral arts education as well as the opportunity to be a part of a diverse community of fellow choristers. This is all made possible by generous contributors who believe in the impact of arts education and the power of beautiful choral music. These are our 2020 donors, to whom we give our deepest thanks.


Guardian ($2,500+)

Friend of The Choir School (1)
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Adamson
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Addison
The Honorable John S. Arrowood
Arts & Science Council
Mr. Chase Branham
Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Cleven
Christopher and Abigail Cudabac
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dillard
Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, Good Samaritan Fund
Mr. David Filipczak
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Geis
Good Fellows Club
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Haynes
Katherine J. Hughes
Walter Kearns and Tim Bice
Mr. and Mrs. Nevan Little
Deborah Waldman & Paul Romanelli
Spencer T. and Jenny M. Smith
The Maurer Family Foundation, Inc.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign
Bill and Pat Williamson
Mr. and Mrs. David Wood
Mary Virginia and Dan Woodall


Benefactor ($1,000+)

Allen Tate Company, Mr. David Deal
Steve Bentley and David Deal
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Brown
Mr. John Buric
John Nicholas Burnett
Charlotte Woman’s Club
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Denman
Mr. and Mrs. David C. Driscoll
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Foster
Friend of The Choir School (2)
Mr. and Mrs. Raiford Gainey
Dr. John W. Hall & Mr. W. Robert Howell
The Rev. Patrick Hamrick
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher M. Holtz
Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Jarrell
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Jarrell
Barbara F. Kennedy
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lewis King
Carlyle and Faison Knox
Ms. Elizabeth Lenti
Trissy Lomax
Mr. and Mrs. Vladimir Mashchenko
Mr. and Mrs. Mark McCall
Tina McEntire
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher W. Metzl
Mr. Kevin Monroe
Moore & Van Allen, PLLC
Mr. and Mrs. Jeric Newby
Mr. Albert Robinson
Maria Velez and Robert Rohlman
Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Smith
Rob Smith & Maria Long
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Outreach and Social Justice Ministries
Mr. and Mrs. Brad Threatt
Walt Disney Company Foundation

Patron ($500+)

Candace Armstrong
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bullock
Tom and Christine Bullock
Mr. and Mrs. Rob Burlington
Christ Church, Greenville, SC
Sue Coonen
Mr. and Mrs. Zane Elrod
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Eshleman
Friend of The Choir School (2)
Mr. Jason Gingras & Mr. Kyle Houser
Ms. Hannah Hoyt & Mr. Timothy Laurio
Araminta and Steve Johnston
Libby and Jim Kelligrew
Jane Korn
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey B. Latham
Mr. and Mrs. David Legrand
Vincent and Christina Lenti
Julie Lynch
Mr. Harry B. Mays III
Ms. Hulene McLean
William and Janice Minchin
Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. Morgan
Michael Battle O’Hara and Ben Outen
Mr. and Mrs. CJ O’Neill
The Rev. Jacob Pierce and Adam Santalla Pierce
Ms. Shianece Sanders
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Siebert
Kim and Jarred Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Todd Taylor
Uma Vellaturi
Hope Westerfield and Marti Henderson
Christian and Carrie Weyandt
Patrick Williamson and Dan Duff
Mr. and Mrs. Alan R. Wilson
Mr. Michael Yaffe

Sustainer (250+)

Mr. Horace Andrews
Kimberly Bassett
Emerson Bell
Tina M. Coelho
Ben Covington
Shirley and George Cudabac
Dry Pro, Mr. Ronnie Weatherly
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Everhart
Ms. Theresa Ferguson
Mr. and Mrs. Juan Flowers
Friend of The Choir School (1)
Martin Gibbons and Melissa Chambers
Katherine Hall‑Hertel & Josh Hertel
David Hoover & Mykal Stanley
Erik Johnson
Ms. Luann Johnson
Glenda Parker Jones
Denise A. LaForce and Andrew Keck
John and Laurie Lamb
Mr. and Mrs. David Lauderbaugh
Ms. Kristen Levine
Dr. and Mrs. John Lincourt
Dr. David M. Lowry
Delores Miller
Kathleen and George Mundle
Network for Good
Yemisi Olojede
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Olsen
Mr. and Mrs. Jorge Panduro
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Polnaszek
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Santonato
Murray and Hazel Somerville
Mr. Ted Stawinsky & Mr. Mark Talbert
Ann Stigall
Alexander Michael’s Restaurant & Tavern
Mr. Davis A. Tapp
Eric and Alisa Taylor
Carol Teague
Ms. Sonja Turpin
Wells Fargo Foundation
Sally White
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wielunski
Mr. and Mrs. Zachariah W. Zubow


Supporter ($100+)

Michael and Janet Adamson
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Addison
AmazonSmile Foundation
Jeanette Teresa Arndt
Mr. Robert Atkins
Carol Bartos
Ms. Ashley Bergquist & Mr. Richard Goldman
Sandra F. Blair
Allie Blum
John Bonestell
Mark Boyd & Andre Fleuriel
Mr. Elbert Brigman
Barbara A. Brown, Ed.D.
Addie and Craig Burlington
Jennifer Burlington Hague
Mr. William Burton‑Edwards
Greg and Beth Canute
Dr. and Mrs. Kent D. Carpenter
Britt and Julie Caulder
Sam and Mary Caulder
Ellison Clary & Linda Gallehugh
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cochran
Kelly and Michael Crum
Mrs. Nancy Dailey
Ms. Cheryl DeMaio
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dillard, Sr.
Ms. Leigh Dixon
Ms. Sharon Dover
Alice and Jon Dresser
William Durden and Melinda Barnes
Ms. Elizabeth Ealie
Antoinette Faccone
Ms. Wilnelya Figuera
Ms. Karen Fitzgerald
Dennis L. Flowers

Mr. Eric Frey & Dr. Jessica Walker
Friend of The Choir School (2)
Mr. Brian Gallagher
Carrie Gardner
Mr. Michael Getz
Bobby & Debbie Gibbs
Aaron Goen and Matthew Register
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew J. Guild
William and Julie Hacker
Ed and Angela Hall
Larry D. Hamrick, Sr.
The Rev. Laura Beaver Hamrick
Mr. Jacob Hill
Mr. Mike Hoffman
Kathryn Robinson Holder
Patsy and Joe Howard
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Hunter, III
Liesje Johnson
Lasenia and Albert Jones
Betty Jones
John Elliott Joslin
Kate Lennox Kapetanis
Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Keller Jr.
Catherine and Dean Kidd
Ms. Minnie Kim & Mr. Doug Arborio
Dr. and Mrs. C. Lawrence King
Thomas and Maria Knox
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lavan
Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Raiford
Stephen and Linda Margerum
Jim and Rebecca McCarty
Xan and Doug McDowell
Mr. and Mrs. Arch N. McIntosh, Jr.
Mr. Allen McLellan
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy McMahon

Joel and Nancy Miller
Marilyn and Joe Mitchell
Sharon Baker and Peter Moore
Cooper and Marion Morrison
Carol Nealy
Philip and Susanne Okey
William Osborne
Mr. John Palmer
Mr. Emory Parker
Carla Parks
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pifer
Greg and Desiree Poteat
Patrick and Elizabeth Powe
James and Alicia Brown Powers
Ms. Kristina Richards
Jane G. Robinson
Dr. and Mrs. Russell J. Rogers
Nancy Sarazen
Linda and Murdock Smith
Rod and Sherri Smith
Yvonne and Alan Southwick
Maureen T. Spisak
Albertine Stenbit
Mr. Michael Talbert
Donald R. Traser
Ugarte & Associates, Inc.
Amanda Vann
Josh and Alexa Venters
The Rev. Marshall Wiseman
Ms. Jeanne Wurster
Geoffrey W. Yost
Ann Zubow
Randall Zubow


Contributor (up to $99)

Ms. Xanie Adams
Ms. Elsie J. Albergotti
Ms. Judy Anderson
Pete and Kristina Atsaves
Gayle Christensen Avant
Concetta Baker
Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Becker
Ms. Riley Beetner
Carol Beltrand
Mr. and Mrs. Will Bigham
Jill Bond
Anne and Bill Boykin
Mr. and Mrs. Brick Brackett
Mari Bradford
Ms. Jayne Breisacher
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Brooket
Benjamin and Susan Brooks
Bill Chambers
Ms. Melissa Chappell
Marilyn L. Chester
Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Clay
Robin Cochran
Mr. and Mrs. Walt Coker
Miss Rosie Cudabac
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Dandison
David and Sarah Dowd
Bernadette H. Dugan
Dr. John Dunn
Lisa Easterling
Ms. Karen Elliott
Greg and Deb Ezop
Ms. Judy Ezop
Roberta Farman Stein
Pat and Mike Forster
Mr. John Frederick and Mr. Tony Craghead
Friend of The Choir School (7)
Dr. Nancy Furst & Mr. Danny Reach
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gantt
Sam Gardner & Jim DiMartino
Mr. James Gibbons
Patrick J. Gibbons
Karen Glenn

Bill and Kathy Green
Trip and Suzanne Green
Mr. Drew Greene
Dr. Jon and Connie Gustafson
Ms. Maxine Hedgepeth
Ms. Courtney Henderson
Ms. Peggy Hickson
Lee Anne Hill
Ann Hinson
Erwin Hinson
Father John and Mrs. Jane Hodgins
Mrs. Irma Hoffman
Ms. Beth Holland
Ms. Ann Hopton
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Hose
Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Howard
Ms. Diedra D. Howie
Trissy Isom
James C. Hardin III, PLLC
Mr. Colin Johnson
Judith A. Johnson
Johnston‑Newfield Family
Ms. Karen Kearney
Kate Ketterhagen
Charles and Erika King
Ms. Maureen G. Kivney
Caroline Knox
The Rev. and Mrs. Keith Lane
Hali and Ryan Langevin
Mr. and Mrs. David C. Lavoie
Garrett John Law
Ms. Carol Lillard
Christa Lineberger
Walder and Sandra Lopes
Ms. Emily Mason
Jacki McCarthy
Ms. Linda McDuffie
Ms. Tara McLellan
Ms. Mindy McMurry
Joy Meadows
Mr. Rick Mullin

Ms. Laura Nason
Debora and Paul Novak
Ms. Lisa Olsen
James H. Padgett
Mr. Brice Parker
Betty L. Payne
Mr. and Mrs. Claude A. Plumlee, Jr.
Ms. Stephanie Ponticas
Sarah W. Potts
Ms. Elizabeth Ray
Ms. KP Reiling
Lane and Mitch Rhoden
Amy Richardson
Alicia Robinson
Bobby and Ginger Rolfes
Ms. Barbara Root
Mrs. Elizabeth Rosenbaum
Val Rosenquist
Ms. Stephenie Santilli
Ms. Clara Schommer
Ms. Yvette Seaton
Mr. Matthew D. Sharp
Conrad and Rosita Siebert
Ms. Madeline A. Stewart
Virginia Strickhouser
Jerry A. Taylor
Parlee Teague
The Duke Endowment
Mr. and Mrs. John Veldhuis
Alphonse Vertullo
Andy and Amanda Vestal
Ms. Kristine Wade
Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard A. Wald
Robert Waldman
Robert and Sharon Ward
Ms. Sandra Watt
Judy B. Williams
Richard and Joyce Williams
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Yost
Mr. and Mrs. Philip D. Zulick, II


Gifts In Kind

300 East
Anonymous
Aqua e Vino
Art Aspects
Arts+
Assorted Table Wine Shoppe
Basil Thai Cuisine
Baskin Robbins
Ben & Jerry’s
Blumenthal Performing Arts
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
Bulla
Capishe
Carlyle Knox
Charlotte Athletic Club
Charlotte Ballet
Charlotte Knights
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
Checkers Charitable Foundation
Chicken Salad Chick
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte
Clayworks
Coastal Real Estate of SC
Custom Coaching Solutions
Dan Woodall
Dana Childs Intuitive
Dandelion Market
Deborah Moser
Dressler’s
Dunhill Hotel
Eastside Local Eatery
Eddie V’s
Emerson Joseph
Evergreen Salon & Day Spa
Fleet Landing (Charleston, S.C.)

FOUND
Greg & Chris Litaker
Hampton Inn and Suites-SouthPark
Hawthorne’s New York Pizza & Bar
John Arrowood
John Dunn
Johnson and Wales University
Josephine Hicks
Kathryn Mahan & Ann Hooper
Kent Academy
Kent and Mary Carpenter
La-Tea-Da’s
Luce
Lynne and Nevan Little
Marty Foil
Massage Envy
Mert’s Heart & Soul
Middle C Jazz
Moo & Brew
Mr. Davis Tapp
Mr. Geoffrey W. Yost
Mr. John Burns
Neal and Eleanora Miller
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Oak Steakhouse
Om Spa Chiropractic & Wellness
Opera Carolina
Outback
Palestra Boutique Spa
Paul Simon Company
Perry’s Jewelry
Pizza Peel / Improper Pig
Poplar Tapas Wine & Spirits
Queen City Grounds
Queen City Q

Rob Williams
Rooster’s Wood-fired Kitchen
Russ Dean
Sapienza Pizza
Shelly Nudell, First Editions Wallcoverings & Fabrics, Inc.
Social Pet Hotel & Daycare
Soho Bistro
South Atlantic Coaching
Sweet Lew’s BBQ
Swirl
Taste of Charlotte
The Bullock Family
The Cellar at Duckworth’s
The Choir School at St. Peter’s
The Family Tree Counseling Services
The Flying Biscuit Cafe
The Harris Holt Gallery – Framing & Art Services
The Melting Pot
The Photo Classroom
The Professional Photography Group
The Rev. Jacob E. Pierce
The Workman’s Friend
Theatre Charlotte
Tim McMahon
Tina Coelho
Tina McEntire
Todd Murphy
Tom & Kay Johnson
Trinity Episcopal School
True Rest Float Spa
Tupelo Honey
Viki Singleton
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Wells Fargo Championship
Woodie’s Auto Service
YMCA of Greater Charlotte


Gifts In Memory of…

Jim Locke
Candace Armstrong

Anne-Tristram Holt Lomax (Trissy)
Ms. Elsie J. Albergotti
Candace Armstrong
John Bonestell
Marilyn L. Chester
Sue Coonen
Mrs. Nancy Dailey
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Hose
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Hunter, III
James C. Hardin III, PLLC
Mr. Rick Mullin
Ms. Laura Nason
Carol Nealy
Mr. and Mrs. Claude A. Plumlee, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. Russell J. Rogers
Mrs. Elizabeth Rosenbaum

James C. Padgett and Hannah H. Padgett
James H. Padgett

James “Jim” Henderson Padgett
Candace Armstrong
Chase Branham
Sue Coonen
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Dandison
Ed and Angela Hall
Katherine J. Hughes
Ms. Luann Johnson
Ms. Hulene McLean
Joel and Nancy Miller
Linda and Murdock Smith
Ms. Jeanne Wurster

Alex Taylor
Alisa and Eric Taylor

Gifts In Honor of…

Sue Coonen
Candace Armstrong

John and Alice Dresser
Mr. Michael Yaffe

Kay Johnson
Candace Armstrong
Patsy and Joe Howard
Sue Coonen

Ben Outen
Candace Armstrong

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, St. Louis, MO
Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Becker

Dan and Mary Virginia Woodall
Ms. Sharon Dover

This list recognizes gifts to The Choir School from January – December, 2020 and includes both operating and endowment contributions. Every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of this listing. We apologize for any unintended mistakes or omissions.

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