Nashville Ballet is immensely grateful for its Benefactors’ Society members, Ambassadors’ Society members, Ballet Ball 2018 supporters and in-kind donations. All efforts have been made to recognize everyone who has given ($100+ from 11/01/2017 to12/31/2018). If you are interested in supporting Nashville Ballet, please visit

Nashville Ballet wishes to recognize those who have renewed their support every year for the past 10 years:
• Subscriber     † Donor


Ballet Ball 2018

Ingram Charitable Fund, Inc.

Mrs. Martha Rivers Ingram•

Metro Arts

Phase 3 Marketing & Communications


$50,000 - $99,999

Climb Nashville

The Shubert Foundation

Susan Underwood Physical Therapy

Tennessee Arts Commission

Heather and Curt Thorne•†


$20,000 - $49,999


Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund

Brownlee Currey Foundation

Maureen and James Danly

Dedmon Chiropractic

Mrs. Annette S. Eskind•†

Laurie and Steven Eskind•†

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Humphreys

Karen and Sylvain Lapointe

Makioka Foundation

Ellen Harrison Martin•†

Mr. and Mrs. Howard McLure

Patricia and James Munro


PNC Financial Services

Jennifer and Gus Puryear•†

Sandra Schatten Foundation

Mrs. J. Ronald Scott and The Late Ronnie Scott•†

Mr. and Mrs. James F. Turner, Jr.


$10,000 - $19,999


Ms. Sue G. Atkinson

Mr. and Mrs. Robert N. Beck

Mr. and Mrs. Lance Bloom

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC

The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation

Caterpillar Financial

Mr. and Mrs. John R. Cheadle, Jr. •†

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee


Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Jere Ervin

Samuel M. Fleming Foundation

Friends of Nashville Ballet

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Grace

Mr. William L. Haralson†

The HCA Foundation

HCA/TriStar Health

Hotel Indigo

Ingram Industries

Ms. Charlyn Jarrells

Mr. and Mrs. Roland L. Jones

Mr. Neil B. Krugman and Ms. Lee Pratt

League of Women Voters

Lensgraf Chiropractic Clinic

Lipman Brothers and the R.S. Lipman Company

Adrienne and Richard McRae, III

The Memorial Foundation


National Endowment for the Arts

Paramount Extrusions Company

Publix Super Markets Charities

Mary and David Rollins•†

Mr. and Mrs. James C. Seabury, III

Dan, Lisa, Sam and Jake Slipkovich

Mr. and Mrs. James M. Sohr

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Sowell

SP+ Parking

Gloria and Paul Sternberg

SunTrust Bank

SunTrust Foundation


Dallas and Fleming Wilt•†

Shirley Zeitlin and Family


$5,000 - $9,999

Nancy and John Abbott

Advance Financial Foundation

Advanced Sports Medicine

Benefits, Inc.

Bonnaroo Works Fund

Bart Bowling

Mr. Charlie B. Carlisle and Mrs. Anissa Nelson-Carlisle

Dr. Elizabeth Cato

Bonne and Gary Crigger•†

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Crumbo

The Danner Foundation

Suann and Ralph Davis

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Eastwood, Jr.• †

Element Salon

Mr. Patrick Emery


Brian Fitzpatrick•†

Brad and Grace French

Ms. Karyn M. Frist, Karyn McLaughlin Frist Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Hayden

Mr. and Mrs. J. Roderick Heller, III

Anna Hemnes and Jacob Schwarz

Marianne and Charles Leach

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M. Lipman

Loeb & Loeb, LLP

Mr. and Mrs. David J. Mahanes III

MarketStreet Enterprises

New Music USA

Mr. and Mrs. Lee F. Noel•†

OBX, Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. D. Tate Rich

R. J. Young Company

Dr. and Mrs. Michael H. Schatzlein

Dr. and Mrs. Timothy P. Schoettle•†


Mr. and Mrs. David R. Smith

J. T. Smith in Memory of Diane L. Smith•†

Julie C. Stadler

Catherine Cate Sullivan

Ms. Angie M. Swinford

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance

Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Trusley

Claire Whitfield Tucker

Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. Wahl

Washington Foundation

Toby S. Wilt Family Foundation

Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence K. Wolfe


$2,500 - $4,999


Aladdin Industries Foundation

David and Carolyn Amiot


Brannan and Amy Atkinson

Mrs. Meera Ballal and Dr. Seenu Reddy

Best Brands

Brian S. Biesman, MD

Ann and Frank Bumstead

CapStar Bank

Mrs. Lucie M. Carroll

Ana Cristina and John Carter Cash

Ruth L. Cate and Dr. Charles White

Veta Cicolello and Theodore Antoniadis

Monica Cintado-Scokin and Daniel Scokin

Community Choice Financial, Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. John P. Cooper

Cumberland Trust and Investment Co.

Brad and Laura Currie

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dashiell

Mr. Charles W. Dunn

DVL Seigenthaler

The Emily Post Institute


Dr. Morel Enoch Harvey•†

Dr. Luis G. Fernandez and Dr. Viviana A. Lavin

Lisa and Michael French

Patricia C. and Thomas F. Frist Designated Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Google, Inc.

Mr. Amos E. Gott and Mr. Vincent Dreffs, Jr.

Elizabeth and Lynn Greer•†

Shawn and Lance Gruner-Wilson

Barbara and Greg Hagood

Dr. Celeste Hemingway

Ashley and Douglas Henry

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond A. Hensler

Mr. and Mrs. B. Hunter Hill

Mark and Amber Holm

Mr. David Hormby

Mr. and Mrs. Bennett Frederick Horne, Jr.

Houston Howell and Jessica Osaki

Carlene Hunt•†

Suzan Ilic

Martha and Gavin Ivester

Mr. Williams J Jones, Jr. and Mr. Robert J. Turner

Karyn Photography

Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Ketchel III

Dr. and Mrs. Howard Kirshner

David and Maria Kretschmer

Ms. Natalie C. Levy-Sousan

Tracy Lipari

Frances and Eugene Lotochinski•†

Mrs. Jayne Menkemeller

The Honorable Gilbert S. Merritt

Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Moody

Roger E. Moore and G. Brian Jackson

Morgan Stanley

James Mosomillo and Erin O'Connor of Spitfire Event Marketing

Lacey Newman, Realtor

Orange Aluminum


Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Peluso

Mr. and Mrs. W. Brantley Phillips

Mr. and Mrs. Colin V. Reed

Mr. and Mrs. Dudley C. Richter

Alice and Michael Rolli

Mr. and Mrs. Todd Sandahl

Dr. Norm Scarborough and Ms. Kimberly Hewell

Michael Schlosser and Kerri Cavanaugh

Dr. and Mrs. John Schneider

Jordan and Rachel Schneider

Dr. and Mrs. Steven B Shankle

Simply Balanced

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Smothers

Dr. and Mrs. Michael J. Spalding

Ms. Ashley Stringfellow

Mr. and Mrs. B. Finn Swarting

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Todd

U.S. Bank Foundation

UBS Financial Services

Jane Vandeventer•†

Paul Vasterling and Jason Facio†

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Waller

Mrs. Johnna B. Watson

Woodmont Investment Counsel, LLC

$1,000 - $2,499


Stephen Abelman and Robin Holab-Abelman

Dr. and Mrs. Dave. A. Alexander, Jr.

Mrs. Hunter Armistead•†

Cynthia and Dave Arnholt

Anita and Don Baltimore•†

Jeanette Barker and Dax Langford


Carl and Susan Becker

The Bentley Family

James and Mara Berkeley

Mr. Charles C. Blackburn and The Honorable Marsha Blackburn

Bloom Wellness & Aethetics

Mr. Jason T. Bradshaw and Mr. Robert J. Deal

Michele and Paul Brown

Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Bryan III

Paulus and Shelly Buijsman

Business Center Partners, LP

Dr. Aaron Coffey

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Conner

Mr. and Mrs. Ian F. Cotton

Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Cox III

Kim and Jim Crafton

Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Dale

Dance USA

Sarah and Jason Dasal

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Dixon

Patrick and Virginia Dodge

The Eden Foundation

Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey B. Eskind

Mike Faith –

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew H. Fones

Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel Galletti

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew T. Gardner

Margaret and Robert Gibbons

Dr. and Mrs. Michael Gold and Family

Mr. and Mrs. James Haile

Carolyn and Hartley Hall

Janet and Jim Hasson•†

Dr. and Mrs. J. Brevard Haynes

Michael D. Hill, M.D.

Mr. and Mrs. James Hobbs

The Huggett Family

Mr. Allen Huggins

Jacqueline and Robert Hutton•†

Bud Ireland

Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Lipscomb Jarman

Mr. and Mrs. Franklin M. Jarman

Mr. and Mrs. William Owen Joyner•†

Melissa Langley and Jim King

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Knestrick

Ken and Bev Leiser

Lightning 100

LL Balanced

M.A.C. Cosmetics

Mr. and Mrs. David L. Manning

Dr. and Mrs. Steven V. Manoukian

Richard and Sheila McCarty•†

Mr. and Mrs. M. F. McNamara III

Ms. Royce Monk

Mr. Lannie Walker Neal, Jr.

Anne and Peter Neff

Newk’s of Middle Tennessee

Leslie and Scott Newman

Noteable Blends, Kristen and Scott Davis

Nutrition Stripped Dr. Christopher Ott and Mr. Jeremy Simons

Pure Sweat + Float Studio

Dr. and Mrs. Gregory P. Richardson

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Peal

Bailey and Courtney Robinson, IV

Anne and Charles Roos

Salem Media Group, Inc

Samuel A. Santoro and Mary M. Zutter

Mr. and Mrs. William E. Saunders

Mr. and Mrs. David S. Schwarz

Mrs. Jack W. Shepherd

Deborah D. Sherman, M.D.

Marc Siegel

Steve Sirls and Allen DeCuyper

Mr. Donald K. Skelton

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sloan

Irvin and Beverly Small FoundationDr. Kara Smith

Rich and Lucy Smith•†

Ray D. Smith and Michael H. Johnson

Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Speyer

Star Bagel

Mrs. Hope Stringer

Rebecca and William Taylor

Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe

Tennessee Performing Arts Center

Peggy and Tim Thomson in Honor of Elizabeth Thomson

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Turner

The Tyrrell Family

Ken and Sandy Upleger

William Verheide

Village Real Estate Services

Dr. and Mrs. J. J. Wendel

Bradley D. Wensel

Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Willis

Mr. and Mrs. Ridley Wills III

K. Janelle Wilson

Manuel Zeitlin Architects


$500 - $999


Angie Adams

Drs. JJ and Rachel Ailor

Laurie and Michael Austin

Mrs. Patricia F. Belcher

Annie Laurie Berry

Ms. Shirley Blackburn

June Greer Bogle

Angela and Jerry Bostelman

Richard and Judith Bracken

Phil and Allison Brooks

Leigha Burdick

Mr. and Mrs. Rawls Butler

Mr. Rick Carlton

Mr. and Mrs. John Chadwick

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey C. Clifton

Mr. and Mrs. John Cline

Chase Cole

Lisa and Jonathan Cole


Ronald and Brenda Corbin

Ms. Linda Dyer

Zita and Dan Elrod

Robin and Joshua Embry

Jeff Ervin

Jane and Richard Eskind and Family

Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Fleming Jr.

Dr. and Mrs. A. Fruin†

Mary Gale and Gerry Gaintner

Mr. and Mrs. James F. Gallivan, The Gallivan Family Advised Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Garza

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Ghertner

Grand Avenue Limousine, LLC

Sammie Griffin

Mr. and Mrs. Chris F. Harwell

HCA Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. John Hewitt

Mr. and Mrs. M. Wright Hickerson, III

Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Holland, Jr.

Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Houff

Audrey and Frank Jones

Mr. Jay Joyner

Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Kazimi

Clint and Lisa Kelly

Linda R. Koon

Diane and Wayne Kopit

Dr. Mitchell D. Korn

Heloise Werthan Kuhn

Wendy and John Leonard

Dr. and Mrs. James Loden

Ms. Arnita Long and Mr. Tim Ozgener

Joseph and Lynn May Foundation

Mrs. Laura and Mr. Thomas Moran

Chris and Whitney Morris

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moses

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Nelson

Dr. and Mrs. Jefferson Nunley

Newt and Jill Ogden•†

Susan and Rick Oliver

Mr. and Mrs. Jason Padgett

Sharon and Douglas Pugh

Mrs. Rachel Reedy

Mr. and Mrs. Frederic

Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Lockwood Ross III

G. Kyle Rybczyk

Alix Weiss Sharp•†

Victoria and John Slater

Marcus and Lisa Solomon

Southwest Airlines

Mark Spaniol

Libby and Shooter Stein

Noelle and John Tabor

TapSnap 1208

Chris and Allison Thompson

Lori Tigert

William W. Wade

Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Weigel

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wilson

Donna and Jim Zamorski



Adventure Science Center

Jennifer and Stephen Aleman

Mrs. Rachel Allen

Mr. Adam D. Balfour and Ms. Michelle D. Balfour

The Barr Family Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. William D. Bryant

Denise Buckenheimer

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory L. Burns

Ronald C. Cate

Susan Chapman

Barbara and Eric Chazen

Ms. Anne Christeson

The Corner Market Catering Company

Ms. Kelly Pappas Crockett

Rosemary Dickerson

Kroger Company

Elaine Eskind

Julie Eskind

John and Janet Exton

Ms. Stacy G. Fisher

Jeannie and Alan Gaus•†

Molly and Nicholas Golinvaux

Ms. Marjorie Haines

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Haley

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald W. Hill

The Home Edit

Ms. Mari-Kate Hopper

The Hermitage Hotel

Mr. and Mrs. Granbery Jackson III

Lynda J. Kelly

Anne Knauff in honor of Paul Vasterling

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Koch

Missy Yokom Koehn and Kurt Koehn

Alicia Leadford

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Lucas

Elizabeth and Samuel Marney, Jr.

Ms. Laura McLeod

McNutt Pediatric Dentistry

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Menefee

Karen, Hugh, and Kendall Miller

Mark and Bonnie Miller-McLemore•†

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory J. Mueller•†

Kent and Alice Ann Nagel

Dianne Neal

Mr. Chris F. Pair

Dr. and Mrs. K.B. Parkes

Catherine and Bic Parma

The Poland Family

Ms. Kathleen E. Roth

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rouch

Dr. Stephanie Schultz

Mrs. Herb Shayne

Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Sisk

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Steele

Tonya and Walker Stevens

Tom and Keipp Talbot

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Thienel

Thomas J. Tilinski

Ansley and Brett Tillett

Bill and Cathy Turner

Kent and Karen Weeks

Westerfield Family

Mrs. Lisa W. Wheeler

Eleanor Whitworth

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher R. Willis in memory of Jennifer Willis

Robert Winget

Mr. William H. Woerner

Vivian R. and Richard A. Wynn•†

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen G. Young

$100 - $249


Ben and Nancy Adams

Karen Ahern

Mr. and Mrs. Justin Albright

Mr. Mark Amonett

AmazonSmile Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Anderson

Brandee Anderson and Andrew Commiskey

Mr. and Mrs. Greg Arnold

Basics and Beyond Fitness & Nutrition

Cindy Bath-Cioffi

Betty C. Bellamy

Mr. and Mrs. William R. Bennett

Mr. and Mrs. David A. Berezov

Mr. and Mrs. John K. Berry

Craig Bond

Ms. Nancy Brock

Catherine Buehler

Mr. and Mrs. Louie Phillips Buntin

Ms. Kathryn Calhoon and Mr. David Ettinger

Kadin Callaway

Bratschi Campbell

Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell

Mr. and Mrs. George Cate, III

Mrs. H.H. Catinna

Ms. Sharon Charney

Elizabeth Cormier•†

Mr. Robert Covington

Ms. Patricia Ann Cross

The Honorable and Mrs. J. Dewey Daane

Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Dale, III

Mr. and Mrs. Pete Delay

Barbara M. DeWitt

Michael Doochin and Linda Kartoz-Doochin

Jonathan G. Dugdale

Greg Dugdale Properties

William and Susan Dupont

Ms. Susan Eaton

Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Edwards

Ms. Jane Englebright

Ms. Nancy C. Ezell

Mr. and Mrs. Ron D. Farris

Mr. Marco A. Fernandez and Mr. Stanley Ray Schklar

Rob and Melissa Ferre

Mr. and Mrs. Lindsay W. Fuqua

Mr. and Mrs. John Gianikas

Kathleen Glaser

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gordon

Gerald and Shelley Gotterer

Don and Yvonne Greene

Ms. Carolyne Brinson Hadden

Hadden Group

Libbey Hagewood

Mr. and Mrs. D. Currey Hall

Charlsie and John Halliburton

Ms. Linda B. Hamon

Ms. Kay Hancock

Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Hannon

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Harrington

Lane Harvey in honor of Claire Buehler

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Heard

Mr. Scott Heathcox and Mrs. Aylin Ozgener

Bob and Sheila Herring in memory of John Philip Herring (BJ)

Ms. Judith Hodges

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher A. Holden

Drs. Nan and Duane Holland

Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Hooker

Mr. and Mrs. Trevor W. Howell

Gingie Hunstad

Sara and Bill Hunter

Dr. and Mrs. Glenn James

Melanie A. Jarzynka

Mrs. James Johnson

Ms. Leila M. Jordan

Lissa and Jim Kelley

Ron and Melinda Kimble

Anne Knauff

Mr. Paul H. Kuhn, Jr.

Dane and Dana LaFontsee

Mr. Barry Lapidus

Sally M. Levine

Beverly J. Lingle

Ms. Mary L. Linn

Dr. and Mrs. MacRae F. Linton

Mrs. Barbara W. Love•†

Mrs. Kathy MacLachlan

Mr. and Mrs. David and Farrell Mason

Steven and Amy-Beth Mason

JD Kious and Shane McCoy

Ms. Jennifer Kimball and Mr. Robert L. McDill

Mr. and Mrs. William Douglas McDowell

John E. McDowell

Karen and Scott McKean

Michael Mishu

Jane and Paul Mitchell

Mrs. Kathryn Morton

The Music City Golf Tournament

Jack and Wendy Neinken

Emily Nowicki

Ms. Sandy Obodzinski

Elizabeth O'Hare

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas B. Owen

Dr. Megan Parker Peters

Bunny Porter-Shirley

Ms. Robin M. Rains

Nancy Ray

Caitlin and David Reichstein

Kay and David Raybin

Gabriele Redding

Mr. and Mrs. Shannon Sanders

Julia and Carlos Sanz

Ms. Laurie Schell

Ms. Melissa Schmidt

Megan and Shawn Seliber

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Sewell

Mr. Aaron Shaull

Mr. Joseph Sepanek

Dr. and Mrs. William A. Shell, Jr.

Dr. Beth Sjoblom and Mr. Eric Sjoblom

Brandon and Jennifer Sisk

Mrs. Carol Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Small

Ms. Brittany D. Smith

Mrs. Carol Smith

Mrs. Jeanne Dudley Smith

Ms. Sarah Sperling

Sarah Stamps

Lisa Thomas

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Thomas

Melanie Thurmond

Mr. Mark Tobin

Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Thornburg

Donna and Harvey Tokarski

Tropical Design

Caroline Trost and Joe Wiley

Julie and Jim Tuerff

Melody and David Vanzin

Sarah and Judson Veach

Joyce A. Vise

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Waddle

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Walker

Dr. Stacia and Mr. Cody Watkins

Ms. Jennifer Watson

Joni Werthan

Ms. Cathy Werthan

Westerfield Family

Ms. Arlene D. Wilson

Whit and Kristin Wilson

Lee Wright

Ms. Carol Yarbrough and Dr. Burton F. Elrod

Beth and Bruce Zeitlin