Meet GITC’s Contributors!

Guitars in the Classroom thanks each of the people. companies and foundations listed here for funding this important work and making a difference in our schools everyday!

In Memorium: Gifts Honoring Loved Ones

Several GITC contributors have made generous contributions to our efforts in honor and memory of a loved one who expressed himself exuberantly in life through music. Together, we remember Alex Glass, Bradley Dean Hammett, Dee Hoyt, Robert Stojak and Max Heard.

Mission Sustainers, $50,000 and above

Platinum Level
  • The NAMM Foundation
  • Acoustic Guitar Magazine
  • American Music Company
  • The Bill Graham Memorial Foundation
  • Bookman’s Entertainment Exchange
  • John and Joan D’Addario Foundation
  • D’Addario Music Foundation
  • GAMA Guitars & Accessories Mktg Assoc.
  • Godin Guitars
  • Kala Brand Music Company
  • The Martin Guitar Foundation
  • String Letter Publishing

Children’s Champions, $20,000 and above

Gold Level
  • Art & Soul Gallery on 101, Encinitas
  • California Arts Council
  • Cox Charities
  • The Fender Music Foundation
  • GAMA Guitars & Accessories Mktg Assoc.
  • GlobalGiving Foundation
  • Guitar Center Charitable Giving
  • Levy’s Leathers
  • Ms. Janis Ost
  • Upbeat Daily, Maher Publications
  • Mr. George Winston

Arts Integration Angels, $10,000 and above

Silver Level
  • The Bluegrass Music Foundation
  • Dunlop Manufacturing
  • KMC Music
  • Mockingbird Foundation
  • Music For Life Alliance
  • Petaluma Educational Foundation
  • Ms. Jasmin Powell
  • Samick Music Corporation
  • SAGA Musical Instruments
  • Sobrato Family Foundation

GITC Local Legends $5,000 and above

Bronze Level
  • Richard and Lorrin Boyer
  • Richard Cortesi
  • Daisy Rock Girl Guitars
  • Dana B. Goods
  • Ms. Marion Davison
  • Dorr Assett Management
  • Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation
  • Mr. Laurence Juber
  • Mr. Mark and Dr. Joan Maute
  • Kyser Capos
  • Mr. Richard Loewenthal
  • Luna Guitar Company
  • Mr. Tom Lunneberg
  • Manzanita SEEDS Elementary
  • Ken Michel & Associates
  • Sam’s Club of Slidell, LA
  • Wishlist Foundation (Pearl Jam Fan Foundation)

GITC District Donors $2,500 and above

Diamond Level
  • Scott Andreiko
  • Antioch University
  • The Aria Foundation
  • Enid Levien Baron
  • Benevity
  • Richard and Lorrin Boyer
  • Cinema Paradiso (Keiko Beatie)
  • Coastal Community Foundation
  • Daisy Rock Girl Guitars
  • Dana B. Goods
  • Ms. Marion Davison
  • Dorr Assett Management
  • Dr. Joan G. Maute
  • KALA Brand Music
  • Peter Caldwell Jones Family Foundation
  • Mrs. Barbara Gazzolo
  • Guitars and Accessories Marketing Association
  • Guitar Hands Cleansing Lotion
  • Harry Chapin Memorial Foundation
  • Harvest Moon Presents/The Infinite Music Foundation
  • JamPlay.com
  • Mr. Leo, Jeffrey and Deborah Krupp
  • Kyser Capos
  • Richard Loewenthal
  • Luna Guitar Company
  • Tom Lunneberg
  • Manzanita SEEDS Elementary
  • Ken Michel & Associates
  • The Mockingbird Foundation
  • Precott Academy
  • Rice Family Foundation
  • Sam’s Club of Slidell, LA
  • Qualcomm Matching Grant Program

GITC Program Patrons $1000 and above

Emerald Level
  • William M. Becker
  • Francine Ciavolino
  • William & Judith Cottle
  • Mr & Mrs Richard Franz
  • Friends Coastal Restaurant
  • Ibanez Guitars (Hoshino USA)
  • Sharon Irvin
  • Makana
  • Mission Fish
  • Music is the Foundation
  • Ms. Cornelia Moga
  • Paul S. Nadler Family Trust
  • Shubb Capos
  • Sam Soares
  • Song Bomb Project & Timmy Riordan
  • Tim Harrington and Goldfish Guitars
  • William Stern and Carolyn Whitehead
  • TakeLessons.com
  • David Wissbroeker

GITC Arts in Education Advocates $500 and above

Ruby Level
  • Ann Lippincott
  • Amazon Smile
  • Arlene V. Johnson
  • Barry and Linda Pearlman
  • Buena Vista Elementary School
  • Candace B Szalay
  • Cheryl Ann Lally-Deering
  • Donna and Bill Mills
  • Donna and Bill Mills
  • Evanston Space
  • Gold Tone Musical Instruments
  • Greater Madisonville Chamber of Commerce
  • Greg Dale
  • Hodara Real Estate Group
  • In Tune Monthly Magazine
  • Ingrid Noyes
  • Inner Creative Studios LLC
  • Jeffrey Laramie and Dark Star Orchestra
  • John St. Claire
  • Judy & Roger Churley
  • Judy Folsom-Roberts
  • Judy Heitz
  • Judy Roberts
  • Katherine C. Glass
  • Keep Music Alive
  • Ligget Street Elementary School
  • Lindsay and George Voitik
  • Lucie Thornton
  • Lynn Castner
  • Marianne D’Emidio Caston
  • Melissa Wehba Hedges
  • Mission Federal Credit Union
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bob and Helene Gerstein
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jordan and Jean Nerenberg
  • Nathan Davis
  • Network for Good
  • Oliver’s Market
  • Patricia & Robert, Atkins
  • Patricia Craig Soares
  • Patricia Shih
  • Paul & Karen Sisson
  • PC Recycle, LLC
  • Peggy Carter
  • People’s Music
  • Robert Williams
  • Ronald G Ress
  • Rosa Maria Ortiz
  • Rosalba Baez Ramos
  • Roxanne Coyne
  • Sam & Helen Nerenberg
  • San Miguel Elementary School
  • Sandra Backhus
  • Sarah Sumnicht
  • Scott Wardall
  • Service Scout, Inc.
  • Sheila Dillon
  • Shelly Balmer
  • Sheridan Caulley
  • Sheryll Rockway
  • Stay Classy
  • Stuart J. Rothstein
  • Swedesboro-Woolwich School District
  • Tall Toad Music
  • Topanga Records
  • Valerie Simons
  • Vermillion Arts Council
  • Welk Music Group
  • Wendy Fiering
  • Wismar, Robert & Hope

GITC Class Parents $250 and above

Sapphire  Level
  • Baylard, Dana C. Reece
  • Bradley Elementary School
  • Bradley McMurray
  • Camden County ETTC
  • Catherine Carmichael Buffy
  • Cherie Leonard
  • Crutchfield, Pamela J.
  • Dancing Cat Productions, Inc
  • Dayton Foundation
  • Deborah Bernhard
  • Deborah G Cates
  • Dennis, David and Kristen
  • Dwight B. Palmer Jr.
  • Elizabeth Franklin
  • Elva Anderson
  • Emblem Health Services
  • Emily Blossom
  • Encinitas Unified School District
  • Fanger, Robert & Iris M.
  • Frank Mclean
  • Global Incorporated/Jam Play
  • Hildy Bowbeer
  • Holly Near
  • Janet Keiser Godin
  • Janis Vaile
  • Jasmin Powell
  • Jessica Leonard
  • Judy Caplan Ginsburgh
  • Katharine Lundby
  • Katherine Lundby
  • Kimberly Speak
  • Kotler, Nancy and Phil
  • Leanne Tanner
  • Leanne Tanner
  • Linda M. Adrian
  • Linda MacFarlane
  • Lisa Hsia
  • Marc Melinar
  • Bradley Elementary School
  • Sam & Helen Nerenberg
  • Global Incorporated/Jam Play
  • Ciral, Shelvin and Diane
  • Lisa Hsia
  • Melissa Wehba Hedges
  • Stuart J. Rothstein
  • Elizabeth Franklin
  • Baylard, Dana C. Reece
  • Dayton Foundation
  • People’s Music
  • Dwight B. Palmer Jr.
  • Fanger, Robert & Iris M.
  • Shevlin J. Ciral
  • Patricia Craig Soares
  • Wismar, Robert & Hope
  • Kotler, Nancy and Phil
  • Robert Williams
  • Crutchfield, Pamela J.
  • Peggy Carter
  • Janet Keiser Godin
  • Jasmin Powell
  • Bradley McMurray
  • Swedesboro-Woolwich School District
  • Tall Toad Music
  • Rosalba Baez Ramos
  • Stay Classy
  • Mr. Walter Reece
  • Welk Music Group
  • Vermillion Arts Council

GITC Song Leaders, $150 and above

Jade Level
  • Diane E. Abbott
  • Alcoa Fastening Systems
  • Patricia & Robert Atkins
  • Viviana Avina
  • Teresa Baginski
  • Eve Barton
  • Mara D. Bass
  • Greg Baty
  • Whittney Grahm Beard
  • Karin Marie Beddow
  • Patricia Bertram
  • Barton B. Biller
  • George Blombach
  • Michael Bouvet
  • Douglas E. Bowers Trustee
  • Judith Brough
  • Beatrix Bugla
  • William Bundschu
  • Jerry Burin
  • Linda J. Burns
  • Judy Caplan Ginsburgh
  • John Carr
  • Norma Carillo
  • CoCo Tanner Smith
  • Anne Cole
  • Brenda Collins
  • Sharon H. Collins
  • Steven Colt
  • John Conover
  • Priscilla G. Cormier
  • Judith S. Cottle
  • Melanie M. Cox
  • Joan Crandell
  • Peter Curry
  • Ellen M. Dabrowski
  • Laura Davis
  • Mary Deandreis
  • Susan Deixler
  • Laura Deman
  • Stephanie Demane
  • Vikki DeVreis
  • Elizabeth Dominguez
  • Bria R. Drennen
  • James & Patricia Duffy
  • Darlene L. Dufour
  • Janos Elohazi
  • Fabiola Elias-Ramsey
  • Robert Fischer
  • P.W. Fiskness
  • Patty Flocchini
  • Patricia R. Fuentes
  • Kathleen Funke-Spicher
  • Sheila Garvey
  • Barbara S. Gazzaolo
  • Pam Gee
  • Stephen Gerber
  • Henry & Norma Jean Germond
  • Gloria S. Gleave
  • Rebecca Gonzales
  • Joshua Gorchov
  • Michael Gorgas
  • Eric L. Granholm
  • Richard Green
  • Vera Guillory
  • Robert Gurda
  • Donna Halper
  • Gary Harmon
  • Lori Harmon
  • Lorraine Harrington
  • Moriah Harris-Rodger
  • Arthur Harvey
  • Laura E. Hatfield
  • Anne Hauser Loring
  • Robert Hayes
  • Dorothy Henning
  • Heidi Holmes
  • Mary R. Hoover
  • Lisa Hsia
  • Lisa & Bill Hults
  • Joseph & Susan Iacocca
  • Leslie Ihrig
  • Daniel Jasinski
  • Lisa Kaku
  • Tim Kieshneck
  • David Keller
  • Linda Koffman
  • Kristen Kuber
  • James Kwok
  • V. Tyrone Lam
  • Garmain Scalisi Lattier
  • Richard & Donna Lebert
  • Natasha Leger
  • Jeffrey Loeffier
  • Hsiu Lu
  • Michael Lund
  • Ted Luquette
  • Jacqueline MacDonald
  • Ken Markman
  • Kyleen M. Martelle
  • Carol L. Martinez
  • Betty Maute
  • Chris Mayard LADL
  • ClintT. Mc Clellan
  • Matthew Hayes McAllister
  • Verlett McFarland
  • C. Joyce McGibbon
  • Norman & Janie McKeithan
  • Amanada D. McPherson
  • Greg Meaux
  • Sidney Merritt
  • Deborah Moore
  • Nancy Morton
  • Dennis Myers
  • Ross Nelson
  • John O’Leary
  • Diane Paleezny-Stevenson
  • Della Peretti
  • Carolyn Perry
  • Diane Powell
  • James and Liane Preston
  • Jennifer Price
  • Sarah Rapp
  • Meera P. Ravindranathan
  • Steve Richards
  • Karen Riddle
  • Rafael Rivera
  • Judy Roberts
  • David Robinson
  • Sheryll Rockway
  • Darlene Rowe
  • T.L. Rubin
  • Mary Lee Rutledge
  • Vanessa Sandoval
  • Kelly D. Sansing
  • Thomas & Juliana Schaefer
  • Kirsten Seevers
  • John Seto
  • Patricia Sheets
  • Blythe Shelley
  • Diane Slaviero
  • Kara Smith
  • Sida Smith
  • Christi Stone
  • Mary Sundberg-Whealdon
  • Patrick & Ellen Hogan Sweeney
  • Kimberly Tiliton-Riley
  • Margaret Todder
  • David Tressel
  • Lorena Turney
  • James Unger
  • Carol M. Weisker
  • Linda G. Welch
  • Mary & Allen Westheimer
  • Susan Williams
  • Brenna Wright
  • Brian & Nancy Wright
  • Nichole Youngberg
  • Fatima Zaki

GITC Music Lovers, Gift up to $150

Amethyst Level
  • Adrienne M. Discipio
  • Akhila Naveen
  • Akio Mazor
  • Alex Scoble
  • Aly White
  • Amy Alberda-Acosta
  • Amy N Salinetti
  • Ana Bravo
  • Angela Collins
  • Angela M. Delgado Mason
  • Angela S. Kolaras
  • Anita Christy Randbarger
  • Ann Sui
  • Anne L. Windon
  • Anthony Lim
  • Aoi Shimizu O’Brien
  • Audrey Barnes Elias
  • Belinda N. Reyes
  • Beverly Brown Easterling
  • Beverly Cormier
  • Brenda Crayk
  • Brendan Laurs
  • Brian Kirven
  • Brian Kissell
  • Brynne Mayne
  • Caleb Harris
  • Carmen Sandoval
  • Carol Hickman
  • Carole E. Brady
  • Carolyn B. Davis
  • Carolyn Diguisepp
  • Cassandra Mortier
  • Catherine Bessenbacher
  • Catherine Hurd
  • Chandi Fielder
  • Charles Ellis
  • Charlie M. Beckett
  • Cheleste Ziff-Reves
  • Cher Deering
  • Chou Mei-En
  • Chrales & Jane Rezek
  • Christine Paccione
  • Christopher Forbes
  • Christopher Morrison
  • Chrysanthy Balis
  • Cindy Blumkin
  • Connie C. Polk
  • Constantineau
  • Courtney Eskew
  • Courtney Murphy
  • Craig M. Taylor
  • Daniel Wofford
  • David & Sandi Good
  • David Melborne
  • David Rand
  • David Rand
  • David Ross
  • Debora R. King
  • Deborah Evenich
  • Deborah Krauss
  • Deborah Meaux
  • Debra G. Dunbar
  • Demetrios Lyberpoulos
  • Denise Murphy
  • Denise Spenard
  • Dennis & Beatriz Lawn
  • Dennis Nelson
  • Diane Lincoln
  • Dianna R. Ligon
  • Dixie Mayard
  • Don Instone
  • Dorothy Gittelson
  • Dorothy Henning
  • Douglas & Mary Bolton
  • Dougls & Kathleen Spicher
  • Eike Tupanjanin
  • Eleanora Wong
  • Elizabeth Churilla
  • Elizabeth Lloyds
  • Elizabeth Maddalena
  • Erica Brown
  • Erica Sommers
  • Ernest Simoneaux
  • Esther Yuen
  • Farah DeAngelis
  • Feather Gentry
  • Felici K. Ayala
  • Florence Hoffman
  • Franciose Delhalle
  • Francis & Cynthia Honey
  • Frank & Hilary Balanon
  • Gabriela E. Lopez
  • Gianna S. Panofsky
  • Glen Park
  • Grace Casas-Silva
  • Grace Herrera
  • Heather L. Welburn
  • Heather Yemma
  • Hedy Frazer
  • Heidi Cornwall
  • Heidi Daniels-Noble
  • Helen Lee
  • Holley Calvo
  • Ian Noble
  • Indio Coffeit
  • Ingrid Peterson
  • Iris Vacant
  • James & Robin Butts
  • James Todd Haskell
  • Janet K. Hughes
  • Janine Arendt
  • Janna M. Stanford
  • Jeaanne & Vincent Saltaformaggio
  • Jeannine L. Hensley
  • Jeff Blagg
  • Jeneen E. Vetrovec
  • Jennifer Berg
  • Jennifer Fry
  • Jennifer Youngblood
  • Jerry Miller
  • Jill Burrows
  • Joan C. HerdLein
  • Joann Chapple
  • Jody Williams
  • John & Shan Wysocki
  • John Arthur Moseley
  • John Lund
  • Jon Blankholm
  • Jonathan Mernit
  • Joseph W. Garrett
  • Jude Gaspard
  • Judith A. Heffron
  • Judith Alexander
  • Judith Dodge
  • Juliane Rothan-Centers
  • Julie Felix
  • Julie Fox
  • Karen Chikofsky
  • Karin Marie Beddow
  • Kathey N. Hunter
  • Kathleen Rockwell
  • Kathryn Hammett
  • Katrina Espraza
  • Keith A. Carter
  • Keith Miskimins
  • Kelly Creeden
  • Kevin Emperger-Landel
  • Kimberly Smith
  • Kolby Knickerbocker
  • Kristen Anderson Wright
  • Kristin Albright
  • Kristin Zumwait
  • Laura L. Burgee
  • Lauren M. Williams
  • Laurie Rothfeld
  • Laurralyn Martinez-Esli
  • Lee Bonnie
  • Leslie Goodwin
  • Leslie Jimenez
  • Leslie McDermott
  • Leslie Paduada
  • Levin Alejandro
  • Liane Hamann
  • Linda D. Barry
  • Linda Hertzberg
  • Linda Holdorf
  • Lisa R. Broussard
  • Lisa R. Kenchel
  • Lisa Romano
  • Louis L. Perez
  • Lucille Giles
  • Lucy Herzberg Dailey
  • Lyssa S. Dennis
  • Mac Orton
  • Margaret E. Brian
  • Margaret Smith
  • Margaret Vela
  • Mari Anita Waldron
  • Maria D. Barajas
  • Maria Paz Villalobos
  • Maria Peterka
  • Marian Jaurdan
  • Marilyn Francis
  • Marlene Martinez
  • Mary Kate Toner
  • Matilda Cancino
  • Megan Lars
  • Megan Peterson
  • Meghann F. Hughes
  • Melinda Wohl
  • Melissa Sipes
  • Michael Flaningam
  • Michael Plaisance
  • Michael Sloan
  • Micheal McCracken
  • Michele I. Gelboin
  • Michelle J. Lund
  • Mike Runyeon
  • Mira Rubens
  • Nancy Eberhart
  • Natalie Crowe
  • Nathan Norrgran
  • Noel Mahmood
  • P.J. Guenirer
  • P.J. Guenther
  • Paige Mullins
  • Pam Juckas
  • Pat Krusinski
  • Patrice Miller
  • Patricia Ippolito
  • Patricia M. Anstett
  • Patty Brown
  • Paul Goldowitz
  • Paul Valerio
  • Paula Ingrassia Lasky
  • Pedro Melo Perez
  • Penny A. Collins
  • Philip Tapley
  • Pierce Flynn
  • Rachel M. Sahalon
  • Rachel Shaffer
  • Randall Williams
  • Randy & Rebecca Becnel
  • Rebecca Braun
  • RebeccaCavazos
  • Rena Hadas
  • Rob Ercoli
  • Robert H. Gerstein
  • Robin L. Butts
  • Robin O’Herin
  • Robyn L. Waters
  • Rosalba B. Ramos
  • Roseanne Ercolini
  • Russ Henning
  • Ruth Harris
  • Sandra Deixler
  • Sarah Franco
  • Sarah Giles
  • Saundra Parrett
  • Saylor Crayk
  • Sharon L Oriel
  • Sharon L. Milukas
  • Sharon Molander
  • Sherie Malta
  • Sherri Harris
  • Stacey Moore
  • Staci Hagel
  • Stacy Matseas
  • Stefan Bialosiewics
  • Steve Davis
  • Sue G. Rosenthal
  • Sunya L. Felburg
  • Susan Bernas
  • Susan Estapa
  • Susan Feller
  • Susan Hurley Deoncini
  • Susan L. Decamillis
  • Suzanne Krupa
  • The Lunatic Fringe
  • Thomas & Sheri Lang
  • Tim Sargent
  • Tom & Rebecca Cullen
  • Travis Burke
  • Tricia Johnson
  • Trisha Hershberger
  • Tyler Grant
  • Victor & Cloria Suarez
  • Walter Reece
  • Wendy Kanter
  • William & Kristene Edwards
  • William Stern
  • Winifred Simpson
  • Zelie F. Dech
  • Zoe Setzenfand