Festival Sponsors

Our thanks to the following for their support of 2017’s 50th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival. Their support of jazz and jazz education is significant, and it will continue to influence the many young musicians at this Festival in the years ahead. Check back soon for a list of sponsors of the 2018 Festival.

If you are interested in becoming a Festival sponsor, please contact the Office of Development at 630-617-3034.

Bobby Shew Level – $20,000

  • Elmhurst College Jazz Band Alumni

Clark Terry Level – $10,000

  • Elmhurst College Student Government Association
  • The Sylvia and William W. Gretsch Memorial Foundation

Louis Armstong Level – $5,000

  • Anonymous
  • David and Donna Beering
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • The Hill Group
  • TuKaiz, LLC

Duke Ellington Level – $2,500

Charlie Parker Level – $1,000

  • The Jim Cunningham Trust
  • DANSR Inc/Vandoren
  • Kendor Music
  • Laser Piano Service
  • Springhill Suites by Marriott

Miles Davis Level – $500-$999

  • Nick and Connie Avgerinos
  • Sherry Bucaro
  • Lester Caltvedt
  • John and Peggy Cashman
  • Bill and Jill Chittenden
  • The Global Gurus
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company
  • Aaron Michelfelder
  • David and Lynette Roebuck
  • Susan Yankee

John Coltrane Level – $100-$499

  • Cathy Anderson-Berry
  • Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore Bucaro
  • Ruth Chapek
  • Chicago Bass Works
  • Philip Darling
  • Dr. And Mrs. Charles Falk
  • Andrew Hassell
  • Timothy Higus
  • David Hildeman
  • Kristin Hoelscher-Schacker
  • John Jeffrey
  • Chad Kethcart
  • Quentin Lang
  • Donald Lussky
  • M&M Sports – Custompromos
  • Manelli/Tet/The Rabbit
  • Mr. and Mrs. Carl Melby
  • Dave and Jennifer Meseth
  • Tracey Morser
  • Stephen Mueller
  • Music and Arts Centers
  • Michael Napientek
  • Marc Nebozenko
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Olson
  • Paul Ranieri
  • George Shutack
  • Steve Tetrev
  • Kelly Utzig
  • Greg Wangerin
  • Richard Wolf
  • Heather Wood

Ella Fitzgerald Level – $25-$99

  • Joseph Alengo
  • Anonymous
  • Kendra Baxter
  • Rocco Carioto
  • Jim Carpenter
  • Madison Cottingham
  • Harold Dahlstrand and James Szantor
  • Tim Drabant
  • Brian and Kim Dunn
  • Thomas Gahlon
  • Melanie Hansen
  • Floy Haschke
  • Jeff and Beth Hedberg
  • Cliff Johnson
  • Anita Kallman
  • Matt Kellen
  • Michael Kozlowski
  • Thomas Nilsen
  • Ann and Tim Palumbo
  • Jack Pickup
  • Ben Tanen
  • Howard Teich

Benny Goodman Level – Up to $25

  • Matthew Lewis
  • Katherine Miller
  • Gerald Mozdzierz
  • Bruce Shabosky

Promotional Support

  • 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio
  • Chicago Jazz Magazine/ChicagoJazz.com
  • Downbeat Magazine

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