2015-2016 Supporters

Thanks to the generous support of local government agencies, foundations, nonprofit organizations and individual donors, Community Music School is able to provide its professional music lessons to children for $1 per lesson.

Our 2015-2016 supporters include:

  • AE Finley Foundation
  • AJ Fletcher Foundation
  • City of Raleigh Arts Commission
  • CT Weekends
  • David L. Marzetti Memorial Music Trust Fund
  • Duke Energy Foundation
  • Ella and Les Swindell Foundation
  • Ella Ann L. and Frank B. Holding Foundation
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives, LLC
  • Harry’s Guitars
  • Hopper Piano Company
  • IBM Corporation
  • Irregardless Cafe
  • J. Christensen Charitable Fund
  • John William Pope Foundation
  • Paragon Commercial Bank
  • PNC Bank
  • Raymond J. and Mary C. Reisert Foundation
  • Roberg Charitable Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
  • Ruggero Piano
  • Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan LLP Community Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
  • St. Michael’s Episcopal Church
  • WCPE Education Fund
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
  • White Memorial Presbyterian Church
  • The Woman’s Club of Raleigh
  • Zacharko Insurance Agency

Our generous individual donors recognize that any amount of money can make a difference in a child’s life. We value each and every one of you for the contribution that you make to Community Music School.

2015-2016 Student Sponsors

Student sponsors provide Community Music School with the funding necessary to cover the cost of lessons for one or more students for the full year. To learn more about student sponsorship, visit our Individual Giving page.

Our 2015-16 Student Sponsors are:

  • Anonymous
  • Lynne & Walter Brock – Sponsor Kyrese, flute, grade 10
  • William & Sally Johnson
  • Bonner & Hal Jones – Sponsor Zane, piano, grade 9
  • Debra Leach – Sponsors Kaitlyn, violin, grade 10
  • June & Tom Roberg


Our valued partners provide our students with visiting guest artists, master class adjudicators, complimentary tickets, competition opportunities, instrument repairs and field trips. We are proud to work with:

  • Carolina Ballet
  • Chamber Music Raleigh
  • Harry’s Guitars
  • Marsh Woodwinds
  • Meredith College
  • N.C. Chamber Music Institute
  • N.C. State University Piano Pedagogy program
  • N.C. Symphony Orchestra
  • N.C. Theatre
  • Philharmonic Association
  • PineCone
  • Raleigh Area Flute Association
  • Raleigh Camerata
  • Raleigh Piano Teachers Association
  • Ruggero Piano
  • Triangle Strings