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 63% 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 2019 – 2020 year.


Danette and Michael Banks

Robert and Janice Deal

Geraldine Jenkins Dye

Elizabeth Godinez

Carol Lowry

Mary Lou Norcross


David and Janet Layne

Candace and Frank Nichols

Angela and David McCoig

Mark and Gayle Miele

Carroll Saunders

Omer and Kelly Shedd

Kay Whitesell – In Honor of Brandon Whitesell


Greta Marie Carlos

Eduardo Cedeno

Laurel Morris

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Smirz


H. Randolph and Elizabeth N. Sumner


Heather and Doug Nigbor

Ernest and Nancy Rider – In Honor of Todd and Laura Geer, and In Memory of Vince DeLapp



Farzad and Ann Nowrouzzadeh

Charlie and Helene Pearson

Larry Petty

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.