Thanks to our Friends of Big Ears!

We deeply appreciate the following individuals, who help to make the Big Ears Festival possible through generous contributions. This donor listing is current as of February 17, 2020. To learn more about supporting the festival with a gift, click here.



Ann and Steve Bailey

Birgit Clark

Izzy Gulner

Richard Stair

John Winemiller


INNOVATOR – $1,000 – $4,999:

Martha Begalla

Scott Burland

Stephanie Bush

Anthony B. Creamer III

Mardel Fehrenbach

Nina Gregg and Doug Gamble

Nina Gregg/Communication Resources

Dylan Jones

David Lake

Barbara Lewis

Allen and Irene Natow

Charles Parrish

John Sanders

Mark Smith

Caesar and Dorothy Stair

Sibyl Wray


SEEKER – $500 – $999:

Jacqueline Arthur

Larry Brady

Chris Cameron

Steve Compton

Jonathan Frey

Susan Gay

Louis Gross

Perry Lester

Bryan Merrell

Andy Oakes

Richard Paddock

Paul Parris

Jessica Price

Madeline Rogero

Tom Spoonemore


TRAILBLAZER – $250 – $499:

Brett Anderson

Zac Alfson and Bryan Henley

Gayle Burnett

Steve Burnett

Tim Corbett

Frank Grubbs


Bruce Malmer

Scott Moore

Paul Spanbauer

The Zemel Family


VOYAGER – $100 – $249:

John Achee

Jeffrey and Susan Aronowitz

Kelley Bell

Larry Birstock

Stephen Blackwell

Richard Brooks

George S.  Buck

Mark Champion

Stephen Cohen

Dennis Cooper

Toll Coulter

Barbara Crist

William Driggers

Kate Dumbleton

Kathe Dunder

Ryan Farlow

Jose Fernandez

Barbara Fleming

Brooks Frank

Laura G.

David Gordon

Lauren Gray

Rosalind Hackett

April Hoefler

Scott Jackson

Michael Kane

Tammy Kaousias

Susan Knowles and Andy Saftel

Tom Lee

Paul Lorczak

Elaine Martone

Walt Mattes

Nancy McGlasson

David Meezan

Michelle Moog-Koussa

Nick Ohler

Ottawa Jazz Festival

Hei Park

Scott Pollard

Seth Rosner

David Saslavsky

Richard Schoenberger

Hank Siegelson

Fabien Simon

Richardson Turner

Tinah Utsman

Adrienne Webster

Andrew Wilson

Philip Young

Liza Zenni


Matching Gift Companies:
Bank of America
The Coca Cola Company
Dolby Laboratories
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Texas Instruments

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