2017-18 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 2017-2018 supporters include:

– 15-501 – IBM Employee Charitable Contribution Campaign
– Aon Foundation – Irregardless Cafe
– Amazon Smile – John William Pope Foundation
– Anonymous – Julia and Frank Daniels, Jr. Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
– Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC – Junior League of Raleigh
– Christ Episcopal Church – St. Madeleine’s Chapter – Kohl’s
– City of Raleigh Arts Commission – The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation
– CT Weekends -McLaurin Parking
– David L. Marzetti Memorial Music Trust Fund – Paragon Commercial Bank
– Dodd Slight Family Charitable Fund – Patricia A. Summers Family Foundation
– Elizabeth Ragland Park Fund of Triangle Community Foundation – Ruggero Piano
– The Ella and Les Swindell Foundation – Salesforce Foundation
– Ella Ann L. and Frank B. Holding Foundation – Smith Anderson Community Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
– The Staff of Empire Properties – St. Michael’s Episcopal Church
– Flying Squirrel Music – United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County
– GlaxoSmithKline  – WCPE Education Fund
 -Historic Oakwood’s Dewey Dames Book Club – White Memorial Presbyterian Church


Our generous individual donors recognize the power of music education to change a child’s life. We value each and every one of you for the contribution that you make to Community Music School.


Many of our valued partners provide our students with visiting guest artists, master class adjudicators, complimentary tickets, competition opportunities, instrument repairs and field trips. Others provide in-kind contributions, guidance and support to our staff and board, or hold fundraisers on our behalf. We are proud to work with:

– Allen Herther Music – N.C. Theatre
– Angus Barn – North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre
– Arts Access – The Oakwood Waits
– Carolina Ballet – Oro Restaurant and Lounge
– Carolina Jams at UNC-CH – Philharmonic Association
– CT Weekends – PineCone
– DeMo’s Pizzeria and Deli – The Pour House Music Hall
– DPAC – Quail Ridge Books
– Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival – Raleigh Area Flute Association
– Glenwood Grill – Raleigh Camerata
– Glenwood South Neighborhood Collaborative – Raleigh Flute Choir
– Harry’s Guitars – Raleigh Little Theatre
– Irregardless Cafe – Raleigh Piano Teachers Association
– John Montgomery Violins – Right On Cue Kids Theater
– Manifold Recording – Rue Cler
– N.C. Chamber Music Institute – Ruggero Piano
– N.C. Symphony Orchestra – Saint Jacques French Cuisine
– Theatre in the Park