The North Carolina Symphony’s music education program is made possible in part by a generous grant-in-aid from the State of North Carolina, the Honorable Roy Cooper, Governor; D. Reid Wilson, Secretary, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. NCS also gratefully acknowledges the following supporters:


Education Sustainers

Education Benefactors

Anonymous (2)
Anonymous Trust / Simple Gifts Fund
The Bastian Family Charitable Foundation

Education Patrons

The Backyard Foundation
Robert P. Holding Foundation, Inc.
Samuel P. Mandell Foundation
James J. and Mamie Richardson Perkins Memorial Fund
Youths’ Friends Association Inc.

Education Partners

Mark and Gayle Acuff
Alamance County Government
Anonymous Fund
Bailey Endowment, Inc.
The Harold H. Bate Foundation
Bell Family Foundation
Bertsch Family Charitable Foundation, Inc.
BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina
The Borden Fund, Inc.
R.A. Bryan Foundation, Inc.
Mary Grey Burney Foundation
Carteret Community Foundation
Chowan Community Funds Foundation
The Cole Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey A. Corbett
Corning Incorporated Foundation
Craven County Community Foundation
Edna Williams Curl and Myron R. Curl Charitable Fund
The Dickson Foundation, Inc.
Dover Foundation, Inc.
William C. Ethridge Foundation, Inc.
The Lundy Fetterman Family Foundation Trust
George Foundation, Inc.
Gipson Family Foundation
Granville County Community Foundation
Gregory Poole Equipment
The Hellendall Family Foundation of North Carolina Inc.
Iredell County Community Foundation
Harry and Virginia Killian Charitable Endowment
Lenoir County Community Foundation
Dr. Neil McLeod
Moore County Community Foundation
New Hanover County Government
Onslow Caring Communities Foundation
Onslow County Government
Outer Banks Community Foundation
Poole Family Foundation
Prescott Family Charitable Trust
W. Trent Ragland, Jr. Foundation
Rete Mirabile Fund
Rockingham County Community Foundation
Florence Rogers Charitable Trust
E.T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Foundation
The Norman and Rose S. Shamberg Foundation
The Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation, Inc.
Southern Bank Foundation
Swearingen Foundation
Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation, Inc.
The Titmus Foundation
The Unifour Foundation, Inc. Endowment
Vance County Community Foundation
Alex and Barbara Wilson Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Margaret C. Woodson Foundation

Music Education Endowment Funds

The Joseph C. and Diane E. Bastian Fund for Music Education
The Ruby and Raymond A. Bryan Foundation Fund
The Mary Whiting Ewing Charitable Foundation Fund
The Hulka Ensemble and Chamber Music Programs Fund
The Janirve Foundation Fund
The Elaine Tayloe Kirkland Fund
The Ina Mae and Rex G. Powell
Wake County Music Education Fund

School System Supporters

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools
Cumberland County Schools
Durham Public Schools
Edgecombe County Schools
Harnett County Schools
Lee County Schools
New Hanover County Schools
Orange County Schools
Wake County Public Schools

To support our music education program, please make a donation. To learn more, please contact Courtney Hamm, Director of Corporate & Foundation Giving, at 919.789.5483 or