Our Supporters

We are grateful for the following donors, who have generously supported our mission and programs. (as of July 2022).


Marjorie Pelino
The Caerus Foundation
The Negaunee Foundation
The Reva and David Logan Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999

2022 CZI Community Fund
Polk Bros. Foundation
The Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation
The MacArthur Foundation

$25,000 – $49,999

Alphawood Foundation
Kiphart Family Foundation
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Nalini Kotamraju
National Endowment for the Arts
Perry Family Charitable Foundation
Ravenswood City School District
The Crown Family
The Lavin Bernick Huber Charitable Fund
The Lohengrin Foundation

$10,000 – $24,999

Allyson Hanna
Andrew and Jill Gluck
Andy and Lina Bankert
Anthony Gambell
Bank of America
Charles E. Erb Foundation
Christine Donovan
D’Addario Foundation
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Jamie Cleghorn and Heather Treadway
Jo-Elle and Joshua Mogerman
John W. Rogers, Jr.
Jonathan and Katy Kletzel
Kiarash Javanmardian and Laura Chmar
Laura Woll
Lori Julian
Michael Buck and Debbie Lee
Steven C Lopez and Julie K Lopez Charitable Gift Fund
The A N & Pearl G Barnett Family Foundation
The Buck Family Foundation
The Feldman Family Charitable Fund
The Judy Family Foundation
The Macakanja Family
The Orlebeke Foundation
The Siragusa Family Foundation
Tony Armour
Tracy Bolger
Tracy Sefl and Darius Tandon

$5,000 – $9,999

Alexander Kogan and Uma Chandrasekaran
Alice and George McKann
Allen and Genie Kutchins
Big Shoulders NFP
City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Clarence and Regena Carson
Cowen & Company
Daniel Webster-Clark
Darnell and Joy Crenshaw
Gabriel’s Light Foundation
Geoffroy de Carbonnel
Goldman Sachs
Hinsdale Junior Women’s Club
Horwood Marcus & Berk Charitable Foundation
Jason Klein
Joliet Foundation
Judy and Scott McCue Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation
Kemper and Todd Florin
Lee Glenna
Leighton-Oare Foundation, Inc.
Lubetkin Family Foundation
Mark Nasr and Kieran Shanahan Nasr
Marlo Gaal
Martin Perry and Barbara Williams
McKinsey & Company
Natalie Vassall
Nichole Humphrey
Noam Frankel
Northern Trust
Nothing Too Fancy Music, LTD.
Palo Alto Community Fund (PACF)
Peter Sheren and June Tan
Robert and Rose Fealy
Robert U. and Roberta Goldman Family Foundation
Sargent Family Foundation
Sonya and David Miller
Steve and Lori Shaw
Steve and Shiloh Raquet
Sue and Bruce Gottschall
The ATHENA Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation
The Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund
The Frank Swiderski Jr. Gift Fund
Thomas Barta
Tom and Mary Wills LeCroy
Yehoshua Seif

$2,500 – $4,999

Abby and Jonathan Levine
Andrew Farley
Associated Chamber Music Players
Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
Eric Kuby
Greg Waters
Jacob Fisher
Karen Grant
Kashif Qamruddin
Kevin Preloger and Katherine Buck
Lesly and David Koo
Michael Mangan
Renee and John Salomon
Rock Khanna and Manisha Saraf
Stephanie Stiles
Stuart and Susan Handler
The Hassan Charitable Trust
Wallis-Whitehead Family Fund
Will Fickes
Wintrust Financial Bank

$1,000 – $2,499

Aaron and Cecy Van Getson
Alan and Jennifer Maas
Anne Kurdziel
Anne Salomon and Nathaniel Inglis-Steinfeld
Arshad and Lavanya Noor
Arturo Brant
Ben Olien and Jennifer Rone
BlackSheep General Store
Bruce and Diane Nesbitt
Carolyn Jaw
Christine Grant
Christopher E. And Priya P. Roop Family Charitable Fund
Cici Zheng
Clara Siegel
Classics for Kids Foundation
Corey Richardson
Cresset Capital
Dani Petri
Daniel Malnar
Daniel Story
De Priest Family Foundation, Inc.
Gina Malato
H & A Coustan Charitable Fund
Helen & Curtis Pinnell Foundation
Helen Chen
Irving Harris Foundation
Jake and Tasha Downing
James G. Hart Foundation
Jeff James
Jennifer and Kurt Elling
Jennifer Balestrery
Jessica Wasserman-Snow
Jim and Cindy Pinkerton
Joseph Frolik
Julie Cutter
Julie Knudson and Paul Nielson
Karen Egerer
Kevin and Lynn Nealis
Kyle and Allegis Sant
Kyle Downs
Leslie Fund, Inc.
Linda Hills
Mark Affolter
Mark Pinsky
Marsha Wagner
Mary Cahillane
Mary Knight
Maxine Dust
Nancy Meyer
Neeraj Saraiya
Ott Kinser Giving Fund
Pam and Steve Caine
Pat Biladeau
Peter Baillos
Peter Hultman and Erin Willard
Prakash Vijayan
Rahm Silverglade
Rena Henderson Mason
Robert and Isabel Curley
Robert and Deborah Alberti, in Loving Memory of Carita V. Schaub
Robert Whiteman
Rocque Lipford
Ruth Krugly
Ruth Krugly
Scott and Angelica Ahlman
Scott and Nichole Humphrey
Stephanie Szymanski
Steven and Ellen Sonet
Steven and Vivian Thomas
Sue Farley
Susan Robbins
Suzanne Strauss
Terry Flannery
The Graffeo Family
The Owens Family
The Thomas and Cheryl Palfrey Gift Fund
Trevor Bush and Kayla DeSouza
UBS – Barry Wealth Consulting Group
Verizon Wireless

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We are teaching young minds how to think, how to problem solve, how to collaborate through music. We set high expectations for all students. We deliver a rigorous curriculum that demands musical and behavioral excellence. We root all of this in a strong culture of support.

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