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Support Clayton Piano Festival

Your support of Clayton Piano Festival represents an investment in the future of Clayton's cultural growth and in the lives of the musicians, students and all the area residents who will benefit from it as it's legacy grows in the years to come.We invite you to support Clayton Piano Festival in it's ongoing mission to bring great music to the community through interactive presentations in local schools, public classes for local piano students, and concert performances with insights from the performers.  We are a nonprofit organization so all gifts will be tax deductible.


Our growing network of volunteers assist CPF in many enjoyable and profitable ways. They help organize and attend the our special events, assist with office chores, and tell everyone we know about the joys of our great music. There are no monthly meetings, and you can volunteer for an ongoing responsibility or for only one event. Do whatever fits your schedule and skills.   We invite you to become a vital part of our artistic community while while having the opportunity to meet like-minded music lovers and visiting musicians from all around the country.

Ways you can help:


— Be an usher or greeter at a concert
— Invite friends to CPF fundraising events
— Help provide transportation for Festival musicians 
— Provide refreshments for event receptions
— Help with CD sales and signings at concerts
— Bring friends to concerts
— Help with mailings and special projects 
— Organize food for the festival artists

Advertising Exchange 

Please consider allowing us to advertise in your newsletter, magazine, paper or concert program in exchange for our providing you with advertising space in our programs and newsletters. 

In-Kind Donations


We gladly accept “in-kind” donations of goods and services. To find out how you can lend your expertise and talents or any sponsorship opportunities please email us at:


Financial Support

None of our events or community outreach would be possible without the continued support of our valued individual donors and business sponsors listed below.  If you are interested in making an impact supporting the arts in Clayton, please review the forms below or be in touch with us through our contact page to learn more. Clayton Piano Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Your gift is fully tax deductible to the extent of the law.

Business and Organization Sponsors:

Ava Gardner Museum
Beddingfield Drug Company
Bethesda Baptist Church
Clayton Steakhouse
Dalton Engineering
Ella Ann L. and Frank Holding
Foundation, Inc
Fiesta Mexicana of Clayton
Four Oaks Bank
Frye Piano Service
The Historic Wagner House
Home Towne Realty Group
Hopper Piano Company
Hudson's Hardware/Outdoor Equipment
Johnston County Arts Council
Johnston County Music Association

Johnston UNC Healthcare
Medlin Insurance Agency, Inc.
Meticulous Movers
Neighborhood Academy of Music
North Carolina Arts Council
Parrish, Pulleyn and Young Wealth Management
Riverwood Music Academy
Smithfield's Chicken and Barbecue
Southeastern Wealth Management
The Town of Clayton, NC

WCPE Radio
Wild Birds UnlimitedSponsors

Individual Patrons and Donors

Sustainer - $500 or more

Steve and Sharon Levin
Eric Thompson

Tom Medlin

Bryan and Misty Smith

Ella Ann L. and Frank B. Holding Foundation

Johnston County Arts Council

Affiliate - $250 or more

Ted and Diane Danchi

Supporter - $100 or more

Angelique Alexander

Allison Brooks

Bobbi Buckler

Francis and Gary Burden

Christin Danchi

Janis Schuon Holman

Bill and Linnea Hubbell

P. Kovac-Major

Rhett and Elaine McPherson

Brenda Newman

Robert and Marilyn PinSchmidt

Garland Richmond

Vanesa Thomas

Josh and Lindsey Wright

Friend - $50 or more

John and Elvis Farr

Ryan and Kathleen Hemingway

Don and Carol Ketter

Andy and Gloria Pleasant

Audrey Pryor

Brent and Betty Smith

Nina Svetlanova

Patrick Taggart

Team Member - $20 or more

Wilinda Atchley

Deborah Beers

Randi Bethel

Andrew Costello

Phil and Jan Davis

Matthew Dean

Niabari Dugbor

Lee Harrison

Brenda Horst

Sue Hraban

Jane Huang

Pamela Jessup

Todd Johnson

Syndy Lambert

Pamela Lloyd

Leslie Luxemburg

John Manni

Daniel Mark

Susan Moorefield

Geoff and Jennifer Nocar

Wendy Osterman

Nikoleta Rallis

Angelo Rondello

Leslie Waugh

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