Join our mailing list!


Circle of Friends - Thank You!

Thanks for your Support!

Many thanks to our Circle of Friends for supporting year-round educational programs that enrich the lives of thousands of DC public and charter school students each year.

Interested in joining our Circle of Friends? Learn how.

Our Circle of Friends

Chairman’s Circle ($25,000)

The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Linda and Michael Sonnenreich

Producer's Circle ($10,000)

The John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation

Leslie Whipkey

Derrick Mashore

Stephen Riddick

Roger Schagrin

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Deborah Veney and Heather Hiles


Artistic Director’s Circle ($5,000)

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation

K&L Gates LLP

The NEA Foundation

Meryl Justin Chertoff

Venable Foundation

The Reva & David Logan Foundation


Ovation Society Circle ($2,500)

Dallas Morse Coors Foundation

Stephanie Peters

Michelle Fenty

David and Elizabeth Steinglass

Joyce Brayboy

Benefactors Circle ($1,000)

Sharon Dworkin Bell and Peter Bell

Daryl Libow

Andrew and Linda Linebaugh

Anne Selee

Terry Sneed

Richard Wilkof

Craig Williams

William Jordan

Lawrence Simpson

Joshua and Norma Justin

Yon Couso

William and Denise Riley

Peter Bell

Suribabu Thummala

Melissa Bradley

Kimberly Marshall

Deborah Potee

Kevin Merida and Donna Britt

Tinaruth Roper


Patron ($350+)

Joe Carrol

Karen Brooks

Amy Snyder and David Carples

Donna C. Chin, PC

David Connick

Myrna Fawcett

Natalie Forrester

Suzan Jenkins

Eugene and Dale Kenney

Brenda Lee

Thomas St. Hilaire

Layla and Kobi Sana

Patricia Sarcone

Michael Weston

Jay and Kelly Wickliff

Pandit Wright

Patricia Mitchell

Michele Robinson

Michael Spencer

Michael Collins

Carla Labat

Susan Irwin

Cynthia Bunton

Harry Knight

James Barratt

Patricia Sarcone

Jonathan Strum

Michele Givens

Brenda P. Lee

Eric Pages

Anna Celenza

Phillip M. Ingeneri

Karen Brooks

Michal Fishman

Mr. Paul Rosenzweig and Ms. Kathleen Kunzer

Leslie Carey

Adam Powell

Toni Lewis

Donald Williams

Paul Reisler


LaTonya Clark

Cynthia Farrell Johnson

Karen Fawcett

Michal Fishman and David Sheon

Natalie Hatchette

Robert and Miranda Liebscher

Ray and Shaista Mahmood

Douglas and Rhea Marshall

James and Herta Pittman

Rob Turner

Ursula Wright

James Barratt



Commitment to Our Donors:  We will not sell, share or trade our donors' names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.  This policy applies to all information received by DC Jazz Festival, both online and offline, on any Platform ("Platform", includes the DC Jazz Festival website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.  To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.