Kids’ Orchestra 2016-2017 Donors

as of Jan. 1, 2017

We recognize and appreciate all those who help make Kids’ Orchestra programming possible. We could not continue our mission without the support of our generous donors and community partners.


Gift of Melody

$5,000+ per year

Brian Haymon

Nanette Noland Foundation

Gift of Rhythm

$1,000+ per year

Branden Barker

Tee and Kate Brown

Michel and Jody Hanet

Carl B. Herrick

Linton Naquin

Dub Noel

Camilla Pugh

Stasha Rhodes

Erich and Katie Sternberg

Mack A. “Bodi” White

Clay Young


Additional Multi-Year Donors

William Assaf

Barbara and Bill Auten

Lori Bade

Sondra Temple Johnson

Kali Johnson

Al McDuff

Frank McArthur

Leslie Porter

Elizabeth Prescott

R. Robert and Jeanette Rackley

Judith Roberson

Heather Swell-Day

Lois Smyth

Jessica Trepaignier



$10,000 and Above

21st Century Community Learning Center Grant

Agrilectric Power Partners

Agrilectric Research Company

B. H. Timber

Capital Area United Way


Charles Lamar Family Foundation

East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools

Excalibur Land Company

Farmers Rice Mill

Hardy Rice Drier

Irene W. and C. B. Pennington Foundation

KSUX Radio

Milling Company

The Powell Group

Rotary Club of Baton Rouge


$1,000 to $9,999

Albemarle Foundation

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Dennis P. and Cissy Caballero

Children’s Classical Music Fund

Classics For Kids Foundation

Cox Communications

Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge Foundation


New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation

Billy Jeansonne Nungesser

In memory of Joseph Polack

William and Beth Pecue

Donna Saurage

St. James Episcopal Church

Up to $999

Laurie Adams

Leonard Adams

Denise Allen

Margaret Altazin

Katherine C Annison

Patrick Banks

Mary Barker

Wilmer Barrett

Earl and Margaret Bell

George and Teri Bell

Connie Bernard

Judith Betts

Billy Heroman Flowerland Inc.

Brett Blanchard

Connie Bolen

Natalie Burrin

Barbara H. Bracken

Darlene Brister

Jessica C. Brister

Sherry Brock

Jay and Vicki Brooks, MD

Mayor Sharon Weston-Broome

Sept Brown

Terrell Brown

Mike and Carolyn Button

Rosalind Campbell

Teri James Casso

Cheryl L. Castille

Dawn Chanet Collins

Renee Chatelain

Erin Colborn

David Couvillon

John G. Daniel

Vicki Dauterive

Eric Dexter

Kevin and Elizabeth Duffy

Supt. Warren Drake Jr.

Adonica Duggan

Donald R. Ford

Michael Foster

Mary Linda Francis

Barbara Freiberg

Loyace Gant

Rebecca Gerdes

Darryl Gissel

William J. Grant

Brenda Guy

Sarah Haneline

Lilian H. Harelson

Michael and Debra Harwood

Diane Haynes

Helen Hoffpauir

Gerri Hobdy

Mark Holland

Betsy Irvine

Evelyn Ware-Jackson

Ronald and Nicole Jackson

Valessa B. Jackson

Rev. Raymond Jetson

Makesha Judson

Jessica Keasler

Ann S. Keogh

Sharon O. Kleinpeter

Ari David Kocen

Sarah Kracke

Mandy LaCerte

Dustin LaFont

Hermoneze Lang

Christopher Langlois

Nancy Leblanc

Mrs. Pat McCallister LeDuff

Dee LeJeune

Donna Collins Lewis

Debbie Little

Gary S. and Debra Littlefield

Ray and Beryl Mack

Mary Ricks Mason

Katherine Martin

Jorhan Mbonisi

Robert & Nell McAnelly

Robert B. and Susan G. McCall

Carolyn McKnight

Pamela Metoyer

Barry A. Meyer

Roger Mayes

Ethelee Nelson

Tania Nyman

Frank Oby

Miriam Overton

Candace Temple Parker

Melissa Parmelee

Josh and Mary Pesses

Joseph A. Polack

Katie Abraham Pritchett

Daniel Richard

Maggie Richardson

Rusty Rebowe

Gordon Rogillio

Veronica Sanders

Connie Schneider

Franz Schoeffler

Esquita D. G. Shack

David Silver

Gary Slater

Adam Smith

Gale Smith

SparkHound Foundation

Tom Spies

Lucas Andrew Spielfogel

Josef Sternberg Memorial Fund

Jeanne Stroda

Benjamin Susanna

Peggy Sweeney-McDonald

Don Thanars

Dorothy Thomas

Beverly Brooks Thompson

Lori Tozel

Ryan and Jeanette Turk

Robert Patrick Vance

Laura Vinsant

Lauren Westbrook

Corine Wiggins

Laura Williams

Sevetri Wilson

Barbara Wittkopf

Randy Young

Shirley Young

6 Anonymous Donors


Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra

Cox Communications

East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center

iCast Interactive

LSU School of Music

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

Sandler Training- Baton Rouge

St. James Episcopal Church

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church


Zeagler’s Music