TAA Contributors


The Tennessee Arts Academy gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the following individuals, businesses, and organizations whose contributions have helped make the 2020 Academy possible.

MAJOR FUNDING SUPPORT
Belmont University
Country Music Association Foundation
Pat and Thane Smith
Tennessee Arts Academy Foundation
Tennessee Arts Commission
Tennessee Department of Education
Adolph Thornton Jr., aka Young Dolph

MAJOR SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT
Belmont University Department of Art
Solie Fott
Bobby Jean Frost
Lingner Gift Fund
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Sara Savell
Tennessee Book Company

EVENT AND SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT
Dorothy M. Gillespie Foundation
KHS America
Novamet Specialty Products Corporation
Palm Technology, Inc.
SFFC Foundation
Strategic Resource Management
The Big Payback
Theatrical Rights Worldwide
Wegener North America Inc. 

BRAVO EVENT DONORS
as of 7.15.2020
Gold Level
Chuck Blackburn
Brenda & Frank Bluestein
Mary Evelyn & Cavit Cheshier
Marion & Stephen Coleman
Rena Ellzy
Bette & Bill Fields (2)
Solie Fott
Sara Savell
Pat & Thane Smith (2)
Jeanette & William Watkins, Jr.

Silver Level
Joey Beckford
Bobby Jean Frost
Jim Holcomb
Flowerree & Stephen McDonough
Jeanette & William Watkins, Jr.

Corporate/Organizational Level
Germantown Association
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen O. Hewlett
KHS America
Pinnacle Financial Partners
QuaverMusic
Steinway Piano Gallery

Individual Bravo Event Donors
Cheryl Bockstruck
Madeline Bridges
Morel Enoch-Harvey
Joe W. Giles
Suzanne Jack
Ronald S. Meers
Talmage Watts

TAA Virtual Advertisers
AIG
Country Music Association Foundation
Earl Swensson Associates, Inc.
Lois Fyfe Music
KHS America
QuaverMusic
Steinway Piano Gallery
Tennessee Art Education Association
Tennessee Arts Academy Foundation
Tennessee Educational Theatre Association
Tennessee Music Education Association
Tennessee Shakespeare Company
Theatrical Rights Worldwide

TAA Vendors Business Listing
AIG
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Barbershop Harmony Society
Bartlett Music Academy
Belmont University
Belmont University College of Visual and Performing Arts 
Best of the Best Billboards
Broadway Licensing
Buffett Crampon
Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts at Austin Peay State University 
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Davis Publications
Earl Swensson Associates, Inc.
Feierabend Association for Music Education (FAME)
Frist Art Museum
Germantown Performing Arts Center
GIA Publications, Inc.
Kelly’s Piano Service
KHS America
Knoxville Museum of Art
Lipscomb University College of Entertainment and the Arts
Lois Fyfe Music
Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum
Mid-South Ceramic Supply Company
Nashville Children’s Theatre
Nashville Symphony
QuaverMusic
Sargent Art
Savannah College of Art and Design
Steinway Piano Gallery
Studio Tenn Theatre Company
Tennessee Art Education Association
Tennessee Art Therapy Association
Tennessee Arts Academy Foundation
Tennessee Music Education Association
Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Tennessee Shakespeare Company
Tennessee Technological University School of Music
The Riverview Inn
Theatre House
Theatrical Rights Worldwide
Thomas Tours

GOODS AND SERVICES
A. Ray Hospitality
KHS America
NASCO
Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville
Joe West
West Music



The Tennessee Arts Academy is a project of the Tennessee Department of Education and is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee. 


Major corporate, organizational, and individual funding support for the Tennessee Arts Academy is generously provided by:



Significant sponsorship, scholarship, and event support is generously provided by the Belmont University Department of Art; Dorothy M. Gillespie Foundation; Solie Fott, Bobby Jean Frost, Germantown Association; Novament Specialty Products Corporation; Palm Technology, Inc; Pinnacle Financial Partners; Sara Savell, SFFC Foundation; Strategic Resource Management; Tennessee Book Company; The Big Payback; Theatrical Rights Worldwide; and Wegener North America, Inc.