Support Eastern Music Festival

Why Give?
When you give to Eastern Music Festival, you help enrich the lives of young musicians from across the world through extraordinary musical experiences and innovative educational programming.

How To Give

Making a gift in honor, or in memory, of a loved one is a heartfelt way to celebrate their commitment to music in our community. You can support EMF Young Artists with a financial contribution via any of the methods outlined below.

Mail Your Check

Checks should be made out to Eastern Music Festival.

Eastern Music Festival
P.O. Box 22026
Greensboro, NC 27420

 

Call Us

To make a donation by phone, call us at 336-333-7450, ext. 223.

young black man playing piano and laughing with older white man in blue shirt enjoying the music
Credit: Julie Averette for Eastern Music Festival (2019)

Donate Online

You can make a one-time gift or donate monthly online with your credit card. EMF accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Financial contributions to EMF are tax-deductible.

Make Your Gift Today

Sponsor a Student

Sponsored scholarships of any amount support the musical education of talented rising artists. 80% of EMF young artists receive merit or need-based scholarships each season.

➡️ Establish your scholarship gift today.

Other Ways To Give

Stock Donation

You can sell your stock and donate your gains to EMF, or you can donate securities directly for a bigger deduction and donations to EMF.

Matching Gifts

Employers often match employee donations to charities. If your company has a matching gifts program, please contact your Human Resources office and complete the proper paperwork for submission to EMF. 

Planned Giving

Placing EMF in your will, trust, or annuity ensures young musicians will continue to receive innovative educational programming and life-long memories for generations to come.

Amazon Smile

When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to us. Simply sign up, choose Eastern Music Festival from the list of available charities, and start shopping!

Young musicians violas group
Credit: Eastern Music Festival

2021 Annual Campaign Donors

MAESTRO

($50,000 & Above)

  • Anonymous
  • Alan G. Benaroya
  • Joseph M. Bryan, Jr.
  • The Estate of Claire Kelleher
  • North Carolina Arts Council

CONDUCTOR

($20,000 - $49,999)

  • Anonymous
  • ArtsGreensboro
  • The Cemala Foundation
  • Guilford County
  • Rose Schiff and Family

CONCERTMASTER

($10,000 - $19,999)

  • Maxine and Harvey Colchamiro
  • Jacqueline Humphrey
  • Lou and Don McMillion
  • Debby and Ken Miller
  • Sylvia and Norman Samet
  • Jody and Gerard Schwarz
  • The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
  • University of Miami-Frost School of Music
  • Sarah Warmath

SOLOIST

($5,000 - $9,999)

  • Carol Cone Douglas
  • Barbara Cone
  • Judie Davie-Wright
  • Judith and Carey Donaldson
  • Nancy Hoffmann
  • Joan and Sam LeBauer
  • Joe LeBauer
  • Mary and Gus Magrinat
  • Jeanne Tannenbaum
  • Laura B. and Christopher C. Tew
  • Thompson Traders
  • Well-Spring

PRINCIPAL

($2,500 - $4,999)

  • Action Greensboro
  • Alicia and Bill Allred
  • Joseph M. Brantley, III
  • William Carroll
  • Lynn C. Haley
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Robin and Timothy Lane
  • Dr. and Mrs. Eugene LeBauer
  • Kathy Manning and Randall Kaplan
  • Bernfried Messner
  • Barbara Morgenstern
  • Nashville Symphony
  • Marlene Nielson and Jay Gwatkin
  • Cathy and Michael Norins
  • Joan Samet
  • Dabney and Walker Sanders
  • Marc Stadiem
  • Ellen and Sig Tannenbaum
  • Suzanne Tritch
  • Mary Montgomery Tucker
  • Melanie and Charles Tuttle
  • Joann and Jim Weissman
  • Christopher L. Williams

MUSICIAN

($500 - $2,499)

  • Adrianne Achee and Mark Delesdernier, Jr.
  • Lynn Allison
  • Judy and Chip Anderson
  • Anonymous
  • Susan Ansin
  • Arts Association in Newton County
  • Kim Applebee AsKew
  • Nancy and David Bray
  • Hedy and Charles Breckenridge
  • Suejette and David Brown
  • Andrea Bushnell and Michael Corbett
  • Susan and Fred Chappell
  • Diane Conrad
  • The Cousins Fund
  • Anne and Glen Denny
  • David Dollins
  • Marya and Jason Fancey
  • Sandi Fields
  • Ted Fix
  • Lou Anne Flanders-Stec and Robert Stec
  • Karen and Lawrence Fridkis
  • Margery Gates
  • Deborah and Carl Gessner
  • Robin and David Gitlin
  • Sandra and Erwin Goldman
  • Ronnie Grabon
  • Greensboro Symphony
  • Peter Guthmann
  • Marcia and Leo Horowitz
  • Lucy G. Ingram
  • Bart Kincaid and Tim Taylor
  • Deborah Kintzing and Marc Samet
  • Rascha and Dr. Robert Kriegsman
  • Susan and Stephen Lasley
  • Mimi Levin
  • Catherine Levinson
  • Grey Lineweaver
  • Robert Loeb
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Joseph Melvin
  • Richard Morse
  • Linda and Mike O'Briant
  • Caroline Panzer
  • Brokie and David Partington
  • Anne Patterson and Martin Shaffer
  • Pest Management Systems, Inc.
  • J. Timothy Prout
  • Maria Puschinsky
  • Kathryn Ramsay
  • Karl Robinson
  • Kami Rowan and Christina Rama
  • SaraLee and Paul Saperstein
  • Beatrice O. Schall
  • Joy Shavitz
  • Judy and Steve Shavitz
  • Phyllis Shavitz
  • Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies, Inc.
  • Pam and David Sprinkle
  • John H. Stein
  • Patti and Al Stephens
  • William A. Stern Foundation
  • Marjorie and Ray Sullivan
  • The Music Club of Hollywood Florida
  • Alejandra and Clifford Thompson
  • Leslye and Marshall Tuck
  • Teresa and Jerry Vaughan
  • Patricia Vedder
  • Beverly and Pat Wright

YOUNG ARTIST

(Up to $499)

  • Elaine Abrams
  • Susan and Daniel Acker
  • Rose and Victor Ackermann
  • Patricia Adelberger
  • Heidi and Chris Aggeler
  • Barbara and Paul Albertson
  • Jill Alventosa-Brown and Vincent Alventosa
  • William O. Ameen
  • June Anderson
  • Linda and Gary Anderson
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Ann and Charlton Austin
  • Cicily and Lee Backus
  • Dianne Bailey Alton
  • Pat Baker
  • Janet Balej
  • James Barber
  • Leo Barber
  • Mary John Baxley, MD
  • Bob Beerman
  • Kate Belden Schoff
  • Neil Belenky
  • Anna Berdahl
  • Peggy and Nat Bernstein
  • Clara P. Berry
  • Jodi Bilinkoff
  • Carolyn Billings
  • Hugh Black
  • Dorothy Blanchard
  • Amy Rose Bloomfield
  • Bernard Boatwright
  • Susan and Ralt Bohn
  • Phyllis and R. M. Bowden
  • Mary Goode Braley
  • Chester H. Brown
  • Mary Lois Brugler
  • Frances and Frank Bullock
  • Sandra and Victor Bundgaard
  • Elizabeth and Peter Burger
  • David Burgess
  • Leslie and Bill Buschmann
  • Myrna Carlock
  • Greg Carroll
  • Katherine Carruthers
  • Barbara Carter
  • Ingrid Cassuto
  • Erika and Brandon Cave
  • Patricia Chamings
  • Jeffrey A. Childers
  • Diana Clark
  • Louann A. Clarke
  • Irene and Irving Cohen
  • Sue A. Cole
  • Betty and Ben Cone, Jr.
  • Margot Cunningham
  • Timothy Daurity
  • Barb Decker
  • Janet C. Demiray
  • Connie and Edward Doolan
  • Elizabeth Duerr
  • Lucille B. Duncan
  • C. Drew Edwards
  • Melissa Edwards
  • Howard Eisen
  • Leon Eisen
  • Karla Ekholm
  • May and Khaled Fleihan
  • James M. Fogleman, Jr.
  • Ronald Follas
  • Sherri R. Forrester
  • Barbara Freedy and Douglas Lemley
  • William Furlow
  • Virginia Gaskin
  • Nancy G. Gates
  • Ralice Gertz
  • Patti and Douglass Gilbert
  • William Goddard
  • Hope Gooch
  • J. Glenn Grayson
  • Jenny Gregoire and Demondrae Thurman
  • Barbara W. Grills
  • Javier Gutierrez
  • Mary and Kevin Haggerty
  • John Hancock
  • Marilyn Moninger Harper
  • Judith and Cyril Harvey
  • Robert Hawkins
  • Janet Hendley
  • Camille and Lloyd Higgins
  • Donna and Robert Hodgman
  • Harol Hoffman and Gerald Meisner
  • Alexander Hooker
  • Deborah and Jim Hooper
  • Joel Horwich
  • Marion and Gary Hosey
  • Marcia House
  • Brenda Hubbard
  • Rodna and David Hurewitz
  • Anne Hutchinson
  • Judith Hyman
  • Mary R. Idzerda Perko
  • James R. Jackosn
  • Kathi and Wayne Jacobs
  • Williow and Rhett Jeppson
  • Jacqueline M. Johnson
  • Betsy Johnston
  • Karen Lang Johnston
  • Judith A. Jones
  • Dawn and David Kane
  • Dorothy Kearns
  • Chesley A. Kennedy and John Covington Overfield
  • Helen and Jim Killacky
  • Christopher King
  • Joretta and Bob Klepfer
  • Betty and John Knox
  • Derek Krueger and Gene Rogers
  • Kris Landrum
  • Rebecca and Michael Latta
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Merrianne Leff
  • Carter and Bill Leinster
  • Carol and Seymour Levin
  • Michele and Pat Levy
  • Timothy H. Lindeman
  • Sandra LoNano
  • Cathy and Robert Lovejoy
  • Barbara and David MacInnes
  • Nancy Madden
  • Susan Margitic
  • Carl Mariani
  • Rosanne and Louis Martorella
  • Grace Mauney and Thomas Dillon
  • Michael Maynard
  • Keith McCall
  • Kaitlyn McCance
  • Ann McCarty and Robert Fried
  • Mary McConnell
  • Doris McGinn
  • Janet McGoldrick
  • Barbara and Leon McKusick
  • Evans McMillion
  • Susan and Jim Melvin
  • Tricia Mendenhall
  • Karen and Peter Meyers
  • Evelyn and Donald Michelle
  • Sue Miller
  • Donna Moran
  • Melinda and Morty Morgenstern
  • Claire Morse
  • Richard Morse
  • Kris and Mac Moss
  • Eberhard Mueller-Heubach
  • Cindy and Don Murinson
  • Ninevah and Dan Murray
  • Beverly Naiditch
  • Carole F. Nicholson
  • Gary L. Oakley
  • Mary Sue and John Oehler, Jr.
  • William Osborne
  • Linda and William Page
  • Dorothy and Robert Peters
  • Kathleen Petronella
  • Ruth R. Petty
  • Jerri Linn Phillips
  • Phyllis and Fred Picklesimer
  • Donna and Pasquale Piegari
  • Janet Plummer
  • Joan Poole
  • Nan and Roger Poplin
  • Janet and Richard Potter
  • Marlene Pratto
  • Helen Preston
  • Eleanor Procton
  • Barb and Robert Purdie
  • Cynthia and Sam Reichelson
  • Sherri and Lee Richmond
  • Charles G. Roadhouse
  • Elllen and Hans Roethling
  • Helen T. Rogers
  • Ruth Roghelia
  • Brian T. Rose
  • Dr. Richard Rosen
  • Ila Rosenthal and Jeffrey Katz
  • Barbara Roth
  • Betty B. Rowe
  • Lisette Ruiz
  • Marnie and Jerry Ruskin
  • Nancy Ryckman
  • Dorotha D. Sage
  • Mary Charles Sage
  • Johanna Salzer
  • Ellen and Leonard Samet
  • Deborah and Paul Sasser
  • Thelma Sasser
  • Rebecca and Richard Saunders
  • Marcia and Brian Schiff
  • Nancy Schmidt and Jim White
  • Drs. Deb Schoenhoff and Jerry Plovsky
  • Karen Sclare
  • Coridalia and John Scott
  • Palmer F. Shelburne
  • Regina P. Sheppard
  • Mary Ellen Shiflett
  • John M. Sink
  • Dan Skidmore
  • Carolyn T. and Norman B. Smith
  • Dan Smith
  • Benita and Charles Staadecker
  • Kenneth Stalberg
  • Thomas L. Stapleton
  • Michiko Stavert
  • Paula Jean Stober
  • Steve Stonecypher
  • MaryLou and Glenn Strohl
  • Murphy Sullivan
  • Frank Sutherland
  • Thomas Swenson
  • Kelly Swindell
  • Barbara and Stuart Teichman
  • Lee Templeton
  • Laura and Billy Tesh
  • Jeremy Troxler
  • Kathryn Troxler
  • Yvonne and Stephen Truhon
  • Lisa and Randy Underwood
  • Diane and Gary Upham
  • Linda and Kenneth Wallmeyer
  • Dr. James M. Walter, Jr.
  • Jacob Warren
  • Cathy and John Weaver
  • Angela Wenning
  • Rion Wentworth
  • Karen Weston
  • Gay White
  • Judy and Len White
  • Courtney and Richard Whittington
  • Kathleen and Ralph Wiegandt
  • David B. Wilcox
  • Daniel Wilder
  • Katy and Glenn Williamson
  • Sandine and Robert Wilson
  • Susan Wilson and Dave Clark
  • Vicki Wilson
  • Christy Wisuthseriwong
  • Valerie and Karol Wolicki
  • Lynette Wrenn
  • Barbara and Mark Yacovone
  • Maureen and William Yaner
  • Diane and John Younkins

*Gifts processed as of Jul 26, 2021