GSOA Friends and Family

Gaston School of the Arts strives to keep costs affordable for the entire community while still providing excellence in arts education. The revenue generated from students’ tuition covers approximately 62% of our general operations. Won’t you consider becoming a GSOA Friends and Family member?
The levels you can join and become a GSOA Friends and Family are: $1-$49 Member; $50-$149 Fellow; $150-$249 Partner; $250-$499 Patron; $500-$999 Benefactor; $1,000+ Sponsor.
We would like to thank the following individuals, families, and businesses who are helping ensure the school has a long and vibrant life throughout the 2017 – 2018 school year.
Stay tuned for more information about our 2018 – 2019 Friends and Family Campaign, coming in November!



Michael and Danette Banks

Laura Beatty

Rachel Bryant

Michelle Buckman

Michael and Carrie Campbell – In Honor of Olivia Campbell

Robert and Janice Deal

Davis and Cathy Goodman

Cindy Jones

Billy and Erika McHenry

Blair Stepp

Jeff and Migie Taylor


Joshua and Lidia Adkins

William and Annie Anthony

The Boyd and Vanacore Families – In Memory of Valerie P. Lagauskas

James and Rebecca Braddy

Eduardo Cedeño

Todd and Laura Geer

Emma Hanson

Yulia Helm

Mark and Renee Lanier

David and Janet Layne – In Honor of Jan Siler

Mark and Gayle Miele

Wesley and Hayley Nester

Mel Parent

Ethan and Lauren Parker

Chad Pollard

Carroll Saunders

Kelly and Omer Shedd

Cyndee Sheehan – In Honor of Zandon Cox and Galaxie Sylvia

Susan Williams


Greta Marie Carlos

Susan Henry

Brandon Whitesell


Viviana Brunnemer

Gaston String Orchestra

Nancy and Earnest Rider – In Honor of Todd and Laura Geer

Bill and Nancy Moore

Julia and Ravi Singh

William and Lillian Summerville


Roy and Diana Alvarado

Carolinas Weight Loss Institute

Mark and Elizabeth Hatton

Charles and Christa Heilig


Anonymous – In Memory of John Alexander


Steve and Suzy Hannon

Charlie and Helene Pearson

If you would like to donate and join our GSOA Friends and Family, click here. Gaston School of the Arts is a 5019(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.