Our Sponsors

The MSO is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Mississippi Arts Commission
National Endowment For Arts

Sponsoring MSO’s education initiatives.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi

Helping to bring MSO to communities statewide.

Trustmark

OPERATING FUND CONTRIBUTORS

We Are Grateful for Our Generous Donors
Gifts and pledges to the Operating Fund as of December 31, 2021.
Contributions to both the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 seasons.

 

Businesses & Foundations


$130,000+
Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Foundation
Jackson Symphony League

$40,000-$99,999
Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Selby & Richard McRae Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi

$25,000-$39,999
Mississippi Arts Commission
Trustmark National Bank

$15,000-$24,999
Brown Bottling Group, Inc.
Ergon Foundation, Inc.
St. Dominic Health Services
Shornick Family Charitable Fund

$10,000-$14,999
Meyer and Genevieve Falk Endowment Fund for Culture of the Community Foundation for Mississippi
Pirouline

$5,000-$9,999
BankPlus
The Chisholm Foundation
C-Spire Foundation
Community Foundation for Mississippi
Feild Co-Operative
Henry and Martha Hederman Charitable Foundation
Pileum Corporation
Sanderson Farms
Walker Foundation

$3,000-$4,999
EastGroup Properties

$1,500-$2,999
Atmos Energy Corporation
Elaine and Emmanuel Crystal Charitable Fund
ChemFirst/First Mississippi Charitable Fund
Entergy
Griffing & Associates, PA
Junior League of Jackson
StateStreet Group, LLC
Weir Boerner Allin Architecture, PLLC

$1,000-$1,499
Branton Schaffhauser Wealth Management Group of Raymond James
Butler Snow, LLP
Howard & Mary Eliza McMillan Foundation

$500-$999
Atmos Energy
Greater Jackson Arts Council
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
Arbonne Health and Wellness, Dr. Gail Anderson
Biggs, Pettis, Ingram & Solop, PLLC
Breazeale Saunders & O’Neil, Ltd.
Citizens National Bank
Erik Kegler Interiors
Forman Watkins & Krutz Charitable Foundation
Hotel & Restaurant Supply
Jackson Area Federal Credit Union
Jackson Heart Clinic
Jackson State University
JStewart
Keesler Federal Credit Union
Magnolia Federal Credit Union
Mississippi Blood Services
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Software Consulting Services
Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance
Sunbelt Sealing, Inc.
The Rane Center
Waterview Casino
Wing MGMT, LLC

In-Kind
Brown Bottling Group, Inc.
City of Jackson
Communication Arts Company
Hilton Jackson
I.A.T.S.E. Local #589
Jackson State University
Millsaps College
Mississippi Museum of Art
Lesly Gaynor Murray & Stephen C. Edds
Parkway Properties
Regions Bank
Retriever of Jackson
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral
St. Dominic Health Services
Taylor Power Systems
Tougaloo College

 

Individuals


$100,000+
Dr. Morris T. Reagan

$10,000-$24,999
Anonymous
Ms. Ruth B. Tant

$5,000-$9,999
Gov. & Mrs. Haley Barbour
Terry Dwyer & Marcy Petrini
Grace P. & S. Shinn Lee Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Mississippi
Nora-Frances & Vaughan W. McRae
Michael McRee
Mrs. William Mounger
Lesly Gaynor Murray & Stephen C. Edds
Dr. & Mrs. James L. Warnock
Kathryn L. Wiener
Jimmie & Kathy Young
Steve & Chris Zachow

$3,000-$4,999
Hailey & Jack Allin
Drs. Gail & Jim Anderson
Drs. Tim & Cheryl Coker
Michael & Mary Jabaley
Holly & Alan Lange
Dr. Rishi Roy
Kevin W. Smathers

$1,500-$2,999
Michael Beattie
Deidra Bell
Dr. & Mrs. Richard L. Blount
Elizabeth & H. Barber Boone
Nancy Anne Branton & Suzi Altman
Dorothy Kenna Brasfield
Jean & Glen Bush
Elizabeth & Greg Buyan
Ms. Lynda Costas
Frances & Justin Croft
Dr. & Mrs. Quinton Dickerson
Dr. & Mrs. Owen B. Evans
Mrs. Deborah Felt
Shelley & Patrick Floyd
Monica & Ray Harrigill
Dr. Beverly Wade Hogan
Jon Hosler
Olivia & Jerry Host
Dr. H. Richard Johnson
Dick & Bettye Mason
Mrs. Carol McMillin
Mr. & Mrs. Tommy McMillin
Kyle & Kathryn Morris
Cynthia & Hugh Parker
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas C. Parry
Dr. Michelle Petro & Mr. David Pharr
Barry & Barbara Plunkett
Dr. & Mrs. Richard S. Poole
Mr. & Mrs. Emerson B. Robinson, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Sullivan
Jim & Martha Ross Thomas
Ms. Jeannette G. Walker
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Douglas Watson, II
Dr. & Mrs. Michael Winkelmann

$1,000-$1,499
Michael Bentley
Regina Boyles
Bill & Myra Cook
Kathy Davis
The Gleason Family
Mona & Kris Graham
Claudia & Robert Hauberg
Mr. & Mrs. Jared Johnson
Ginger & Robert Leard
Lynn & Edmond Lee
Tandra Marburgh
Suzannah McGowan
Charlotte & Richard McNeel
Amber & Russell Morrison
Frances & Cooper Morrison Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation for Mississippi
Kay & Charles Mortimer
James Palmer
Dr. & Mrs. Robert W. Pearigen
Frank & Sandra Polanski
Mrs. Helen Rogers
Mr. & Mrs. Richard K. Slaymaker
Alvin & Delores Bolden Stamps
Mr. & Mrs. Jerry M. Sullivan, Jr.
Tzedekah Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation for Mississippi
Jon Wenberg
Mr. & Mrs. Charles S. West

$500-$999
Michelle & Robert Alexander
Betty & John Allin
Dea Dea & Dolph Baker
Brad & Leslie Baskin
Helen Boone
Bo & Mary Helen Bowen
Lus Brown
Victoria & David Clark
William Rodney Clement
Elizabeth Copeland
Wade & Betsy Creekmore
Lisa W. Davis
Mr. & Mrs. Kane Ditto
Gay & Joe Drake
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Duke
Mary & Tom Dunbar
Kelley Walton Fenelon
Mary Sanders Ferris
Elizabeth Fioravanti
Ms. Shirlene A. Gill
Beth & Collier Graham
Charles Hall & Jennifer Warren
Mr. & Mrs. Jim Herring
Tish Hughes
Susan Shands Jones
Chris & Lara Kees
Alan Leach
Lynn & Edmond Lee
Dr. James Lynch
Lee & Sally Martin
Owen Mayfield & Nancy Winkelmann
Sharon & Mark McCreery
David & Lyn McMillin
Lieutenant Colonel & Mrs. Harold D. Morgan, Ret.
Russell Morrison
Bob & Corin Morrison
Maxine S. Murillo
Ann Gayden Newton
Revs. Janet & Luther Ott
Amanda Overby
Mr. & Mrs. James Palmer
John Palmer & Carol Puckett
Frank U. Parent
George & Mae Patton
Don & Becky Potts
Bill & Sara Ray
Jim & Betty Roberson
Donna & Stump Russell
Brack & Kaye Schloemer
C. Christopher & Stephanie Scott
Jennifer & Tom Sheppard
Bette Shornick
Alex Sullivan
Sally & Bill Thompson
Billy & Mollie Van Devender
Ben & Marita Walton
Charles A. Weeks
Mr. & Mrs. Don West
Jay Wiener
Elise Williams
Collins & Margee Wohner
Jane Woosley & Patrick McAllister

$250-$499
Anonymous (2)
Allison Balducci
Dr. & Mrs. Steven Bigler
Steve & Melba Boone
Robin & Troy Browning
Mrs. Minnie Bunch-Glover
Dan & Kelley Dickinson
Kara Driver
Richard M. Edmonson
Arty & Amy Finkelberg
Gib & Ellen Ford
Max C. Garriott
Debbie & Jeff Good
Joan Haynie
Marian & George Hazard
Walt & Camille Herrington
Mrs. Taylor G. Holland
Cornelia Holland
Ellen & Thomas Hontzas
Linda Lou Jenkins
The Honorable E. Grady Jolly, Jr.
Dr. Richard D. Key
Edwin King
Cille Litchfield
Mr. & Mrs. Chester C. Lott
Jack W. McDaniel & Linda Mann
Allison McRae
Hema M. Mehta
Peggy B. Miller
Don A. Mitchell
Mr. & Mrs. J.N.C. Moffat, III
John P. Naftel
Vipin Patel
Frank M. Patty, Jr.
Curtiscile Pepper
Dan & Maureen Piersol
Seshadri Raju, M.D.
Karen Redhead
Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin W. Roberson
Gary Rogers
David Rorick
Mrs. Baerbel H. Shaye
Mr. & Mrs. Dale Sisulak
Tricia Stevens
Asoka & Seetha Srinivasan
Hubert Staley
Fulvia Subauste
Sam & Melanie Taylor
Mr. & Mrs. John B. Waskom, IV
Cheryl Welch
Judy & Josh Wiener
Mark Wiggs
Jan & John Wofford
Debbie Wolfgram
Betty Wong
Dr. William K. Wymond
Julia Marks Young

$100-$249
Anonymous (3)
John & Jean Acquilano
Martin E. Amundson
James & Wendy Bobo
James F. Booth
Julie Braswell
Meghan P. Brock
John R. Broome
Thorne & Kelly Butler
Dorsey & Susan Carson
Jim & Sybil Child
Kitty Cottingham
Larence & Sara Cox
Gloria Crews
Terry Dement & Tim Ngau
Joseph & Patricia Donovan
Lynn & Bev Evans
Patricia Evans
Ms. Sarah L. Flanagan
H. Larry Fortenberry, CPA, CLU, CHFC
Clytice R. Gardner
Tippy Garner
Burhman Gates
Dr. & Mrs. Glenn A. Gentry
Ryan & Courtney Graham
Mr. David G. Hampton
Yvonne Haydel
E. Michael Hohm, II, P.E.
Mark & Priscilla Howe
Kathy S. Huff
Richard Johnson & Margaret Wodetzki
Stephen & Elizabeth Johnson
Mr. Arthur S. Johnston
Dr. & Mrs. Richard Joiner
Christine & Robert Knupp
Nancy Lawrence
Jeanne B. Luckett
Michael Lundrigan
Emma N. Lundy
Lisa Maisel & Roger Clapp
Brian & Amelia McGowan
Ms. Patricia C. McMullan
Mrs. Mary McNeill
Drs. G. Rodney & Sara M. Meeks
Margaret & Dave Moody
John G. Morgan
Joe Morris
Mr. & Mrs. Jorge E. Navarrete
Mary Beverly Noble
Mary O’Neal
Joshua Phillips
Margaret & Brad Pigott
Diane Pumphrey
The Rane Center
Mrs. John Rawson
Joe & Lisa Rice
Mrs. Carol Rietvelt
Mrs. Rebecca Rives
Ethel Rose
Jacob & Megan Rowan
Cliff Russell
Pam Howorth & Bill Schmegel
Mr. Paul E. Sheffield
Hubert Staley
Dolores Suedel
Jim & Ward Sumner
Marta Szlubowska
Terry D. Thomas
Ms. Catherine Thomas
Mr. Randall H. Underwood
Nancy Venarske
A. Waite
Becky & Earl Walker
Nell Wall
John M. Wallace
Mr. Quint Withers
Mrs. Julia S. Yandell

Special Thanks


Denise Andrews
Ray Andrews
Julia Box
Cheryl Erwin
Ann Griggs
Dasha Peipon
Eddie Prosser
Mark Prosser
Matt Prosser
Vicki Prosser
Linda Robertson
Patsy Robinson
Jim Rosenblatt
Lauren Rosenblatt
Beverly Smith
Bill Smith
Charlotte Bailey Smith
Sylvia Thomas
Arlette Thompson
Bill Thompson
Sarah Tracy
Trey Tracy
Breanna Washington
Brooke-Lynn Washington
ToShunda Washington
Fredrick Bryce White
Charlie Zundel
Rachel Zundel

 

Memorials


Jean Turner Brewer
Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan W. McRae

Jim Bateman
Jeanne & Steve Cook
Margaret & Brad Pigott

Royce E. “Butch” Harms, Jr.
Margaret & Brad Pigott

Dr. Robert Leard, III
Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan W. McRae
Lesly Gaynor Murray & Stephen C. Edds

Elizabeth Ann McKey
Lesly Gaynor Murray & Stephen C. Edds

Michael McNally
Ann McNally

Daniel McNamara
Mr. & Mrs. James Palmer

Mr. & Mrs. William Henry Nye
Jane Woosley & Patrick McAllister

V.A. Patterson
Jean & Glen Bush
Patricia Evans

Rev. Armistead Christian Powell
Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan W. McRae
Lesly Gaynor Murray & Stephen C. Edds

John Henry Schmitt
James Palmer

Laura Elizabeth “Betty” Hewes Scott
Larence & Sara Cox
Mr. & Mrs. W. Boyce Craig
Rita & Larry Johnson
Lynn & Bill Johnston
Junior League of Jackson Board of Directors
Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan W. McRae
Mr. & Mrs. William H. Morris, Jr.
Joe & Lisa Rice
Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Sheldon
Nell Wall
J Benee Wallace

Sara (‘Lyn) Smith
Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan W. McRae

Barbara B. Stauss
Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan W. McRae

Sue Barron Watson Stock
Great Books Club

Sue Tatum
Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan W. McRae

Rev. Dr. Charles Watson
Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan W. McRae
Lesly Gaynor Murray & Stephen C. Edds

Richard Baxter Wilson, Jr.
Lesly Gaynor Murray & Stephen C. Edds
Susan Shands Jones

 

Honorariums


Michael Beattie
Elizabeth & Greg Buyan
Ms. Ellen Harvey McLean
Mr. & Mrs. Charles S. West

Lisa and David Rotolo
Mr. & Mrs. Vaughan W. McRae

Nora-Frances McRae
Kay & Charles Mortimer

Lesly Gaynor Murray
Lynn & Bev Evans

Chuck & Kathie Lott
Patsy & Tom Walters

Lynn & Bev Evans on their 50th Wedding Anniversary
Lesly Gaynor Murray & Stephen C. Edds

Lester Senter Wilson
Susan Shands Jones


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