Our Supporters

Thank you to the Principal Financial Group for their donation through “Your Cause,” in honor of tutor Kyle Johnson!

Thank you to Bankers Trust for their donation in support of the 2020 Summer Music Academy!

Thank you to the Wellmark Foundation’s BluesCare Giving Program, and to Jen Santiago for designating a matching gift to City Voices in support of our programming!

Thank you to the Addam C. Medina foundation for supporting City Voices’ voice lesson and Songwriting curriculum! The support of our community means everything!

Thank you to American Enterprise Foundation for a grant in support of our 2020 Summer Music Academy!

Thank you to Wells Fargo for a donation in support of the 2019 Summer Music Academy! We appreciate the support and faith shown in our program!

Thank you to Luther Memorial Church, Des Moines, IA, who has included City Voices in their grant from the ELCA’s Always Being Made New Campaign! We are teaching lessons, providing occasional service music, holding recitals, and will schedule programming there in Summer 2016, including our popular Music Theater Camp! We are blessed and grateful for your support!

mockingbird logoCity Voices was supported, in part, by a grant from The Mockingbird Foundation. This all-volunteer non-profit founded and run entirely by Phish fans, has now disbursed nearly $850,000 in 18 competitive grant rounds.

iowa arts council logo The City Voices Summer Music Academy program is supported, in part, by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

City Voices is supported, in part, by a Bravo Greater Des Moines Cultural Enrichment Grant, as well as a Capital Project Grant, which will help finance our new recording studio. Learn more at http://www.bravogreaterdesmoines.org. 


The following individuals and companies have donated of their time or resources in support of City Voices – your help is gratefully acknowledged and appreciated.

Thank you:

Alex Abdallah – Des Moines, IA

Justin Anthony Long, Jonny Lee – New York City, NY

Josh Jepson – Des Moines, IA

Megan McAfee – Des Moines, IA

Kyle Johnson – Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IA

Jenn Brown – Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IA

North of Grand Neighborhood Association – Des Moines, IA

Luther Memorial Church – Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Symphony – Des Moines, IA

Hoyt Sherman Place – Des Moines, IA

Civic Music Association – Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Metro Opera – Des Moines, IA


Ben Berger – Des Moines, IA

Blackbird Hospitality, LLC – Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Women’s Club – Des Moines, IA

Sigma Alpha Iota, Pi Chapter, Drake University – Des Moines, IA

Fortnightly Club – Des Moines, IA

Flying Mango – Des Moines, IA

Carl’s Place – Des Moines, IA

Ortiz Fencing – Des Moines, IA

O’Halloran Family Foundation – Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Intentional Eucharistic Community – Des Moines, IA

Empress Threads Boutique – Pleasant Hill, IA

Community Foundation of Des Moines – Des Moines, IA

WestBank Foundation – West Des Moines, IA

Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign – Des Moines, IA

Wellmark Foundation’s BluesCare Giving Program – Des Moines, IA

Polk County Community Grant Program – Polk County, IA

Urbandale Democrats – Urbandale, IA

Franklin Tennyson

Susan Fitzpatrick

Amy Wilkins – Des Moines, IA

Robert O’Brien – Omaha, NE

Matthew & Hayley Harvey – Des Moines, IA

Facebook Fundraiser: Elizabeth Keast Sedrel, Joanna Lamb, Ian Stillmunks, Taz Clayburn-Stills, Vicki Goldsmith, Elizabeth Kamberg Griezel, Zach Sandler, Scot Talcott, Hasija Terzic, Kenneth Naanep, Tory Schlievert-Schrock, Mary Anne Sims, Anthony Rodari, Virginia Bennett, Ellen Bupp Harvey, Susan Hernandez, Allegra Hernandez, Ashiah Anderson, Jessica Saunders, Victor Glawe, Caitlin Sims, Blas Hernandez, Julie Tabor, J. Donovan Larson, Paul Larson, Sarah Tallman Muehe, John Armstrong, Jonathan Meeker, Marcia Teter, Nick Wilson, Karrah Rau, Micaiah Anderson, Jay Hamilton Radcliffe, Rachel Gulick, Elizabeth Horton, Kathy Danielson, Lisa Lenth

Julie & Steve Bupp – Charleston, WV

Kevin Geiken – Des Moines, IA

Linda J. Klein – Des Moines, IA

Marilyn & Lowell Kramme – Des Moines, IA

Rhonda L. Olson – Ft. Dodge, IA

Tara Carr – Des Moines, IA

Deborah Snider – West Des Moines, IA

Alma Castro-Ortiz – Des Moines, IA

Judy Svengalis – Des Moines, IA

Sarabeth & William Anderson – Des Moines, IA

Amadeo Rossi – Des Moines, IA

Catherine Gayle Williams (Catherine Gayle Williams Scholarship) – Des Moines, IA

Randy & Joyce Lowe – Des Moines, IA

Scott & Gayle Butler – Des Moines, IA

Andrew & Barb Nish – Des Moines, IA

Andy H. & Sarah Betts Susanin – Des Moines, IA

Nikki Van Englehoven-Toal – St. Louis Park, MN

Roosevelt Class of 1965 – Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Diversity Chorus – Des Moines, IA

Lori & Vic Glawe – Windsor Heights, IA

Sue Breen-Held – Des Moines, IA

Joe & Kathy Skeens – Clive, IA

Phil & Sharon Walsh – Des Moines, IA

James C. & Martha S. Fifield – Des Moines, IA

John & Alice Sims – Independence, MO

Suzanne Van Englehoven-Wedeking – Des Moines, IA

Mike Woody – Capital Ideas

Lisa Kamphuis, ARNP – Whole Woman Health

Martha Gelhaus – Des Moines, IA

Cathy Sims – Allen, TX

Bob & Ann Gernes – Des Moines, IA

Mark Movic – Des Moines, IA

Diane Morain- Des Moines, IA

Ian Stillmunks – Chicago, IL

Susan Batterton – Antioch, CA

Brian Haag – Urbandale, IA

Kathryn Marean – Urbandale, IA

Marcia and Bill Gilmer – Des Moines, IA

Anne & Ivan Webber – West Des Moines, IA

Alan & Regina MacRae – Des Moines, IA

Charles & Mary Kunkel – Des Moines, IA

Judy Porter – Urbandale, IA

Amy Christensen – Urbandale, IA

Susan Voss – Des Moines, IA

Jay and Sarah Gold – Des Moines, IA

Edward and Gloria Kottick – Iowa City, IA

Gary & Sally Harris – Des Moines, IA

Molly House – Des Moines, IA

Patricia Davis – Des Moines, IA

LaDonna Russell – Des Moines, IA

Linda & Larry Christensen – Des Moines, IA

Patrick Toal – St. Louis Park, MN

Lisa Raabe-Werth – Des Moines, IA

Ron Ziegler – North Port, FL

Barb Dwyer Web Design – Clive, IA

Kent Wilson – Ames, IA

Claudia Hawkins – West Des Moines, IA

Vicki Goldsmith – Des Moines, IA

Linda Shivers – Des Moines, IA

Bert and Nancy Schroeder – Ames, IA

Cynthia Jo Ingham – Des Moines, IA

Leanne Freeman-Miller – Drake University

Ann Klein – Des Moines, IA

Mike Thibodeau – Des Moines, IA

Margi Weiss – Des Moines, IA


Luther Memorial Church – Des Moines, IA

Lisa Lacher – Des Moines, IA

Rudy Fors – Des Moines, IA

Westminster Presbyterian Church – Des Moines, IA

Helen Freude – Des Moines, IA

Aleta Bagby – Des Moines, IA

Ryan Williamson – Des Moines Public Schools

Kathie Danielson – Des Moines Public Schools

Matt Smith – Des Moines Public Schools

Dina Else – West Des Moines, IA

Vanessa Brady, Traci Squires, Jennifer Luft, Joseph Thering, Christian White, Michael Williams, Micheal Davenport, Devon Steve, Rose Dino and Lori Glawe – Des Moines Public Schools

John Armstrong – Ithaca, NY

Larry Christensen and St. John’s Lutheran Church – Des Moines, IA

Jared Sutton – Des Moines, IA

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