Our Supporters

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Sō Percussion depends on the generous support of individuals, foundation and government grants, and corporations, who we gratefully acknowledge below.

Foundations and Sponsors

Sō Percussion’s 2022-2023 Season is Generously Supported by:

The National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
The New York State Council on the Arts 
with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature

The Amphion Foundation
The Brookby Foundation
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
The Alice M. Ditson Fund
of Columbia University

The Aaron Copland Fund for Ensembles
The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.
The Howard Gilman Foundation

The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Recordings of the projects ‘Shara Nova: Timeline’ and ‘From Out a Darker Sea’ have both been funded by project grants from New Music USA.  Recordings of Tristan Perich’s ‘Sequential’ and Nathalie Joachim’s ‘Note To Self’ have been funded by a grant from the Aaron Copland Fund Recording Program.

The 2022 Sō Percussion Summer Institute was supported by New Music USA’s Organizational Development Fund with support in part from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, with support from The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Howard Gilman Foundation, and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. Support for the Organization Development Fund is also provided by contributions from the New Music USA endowment. 

Sō Percussion has also recently received support from:

Materials for the Arts
The Trust for Mutual Understanding
National Performance Network
The American Music Project
Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation
The Composers Guild of New Jersey
The New York State Regional Economic Development Council

New Music USA Impact Fund

And Sō Percussion performs on instruments from:

Zildjian Cymbals
Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets
Pearl Drums / Adams Musical Instruments
Black Swamp Accessories
Remo Drumheads
Estey Organs
Kyle Dunleavy Steel Drums

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Individual Donors

So Percussion Producing Circle

Our utmost thanks to Sō’s Producing Circle members, who provide leadership support with a special focus on New Work Development and SōSI. To learn more about joining the Producing Circle, please contact Adam Sliwinski at adam@sopercussion.com.

Updated as of 8.3.22

$5,000 – $10,000

  • Andrew Siegel
  • Michelle and Richard Preston
  • Russell Makowsky and Melanie Katzman
  • McKenzie Family Charitable Trust
  • David Oswald
  • Sara Coffey and Dave Snyder
  • Hank McNeil

$1,000 – $4,999

  • Astrid Baumgardner
  • Larry and Cyndee Snider
  • Rachel and Eric Elson
  • Charles Fournier
  • Catherine Koh and Keith Stillman
  • Grace Row
  • Nathaniel Beck and Karen Hackett
  • John and Jackie Treuting

Friends of So Percussion

Thank you to the many individuals who sustain Sō Percussion on and off stage!

$500 – $999

  • Rich Pettus
  • David Lang and Suzanne Bocanegra
  • Bill and Jackie Meyers
  • Kaitlin Beach
  • Alexandra Mackay
  • Steve Mackey and Sarah Kirkland Snider

$250 – $499

  • Brian Johnson
  • Steven Marsh
  • Laurie Widder
  • Andrea Mazzariello
  • Edward G. Freitag and Martha B. Haley Family Foundation
  • Tom and Eve Sliwinski

$100 – $249

  • Benevity Community Impact Fund
  • Jed Weevil
  • Brian Ellis
  • Jane Stewart
  • Kathy Schuman
  • Jon Lambert
  • Brigid Doherty
  • Doug Perkins
  • David Finck
  • Kelly & Kim Phipps
  • Paula Matthusen
  • William Cahn
  • Amy Feldman
  • Michael Rosen
  • Paul and Hannah Lansky
  • Mark & Sandy Auburn
  • Mark Applebaum
  • David Weller
  • Xavier Verna

$50 – $99

  • Gilbert Kalish
  • Jenise Treuting
  • Jeffrey Jones
  • Jennifer Fry
  • Roger Phillips
  • Paul Cox
  • Howard Shih
  • Rachel Parker
  • John Beck
  • Tristan Perich and Lesley Flanigan
  • Aaron Michael Butler
  • Bill Siegmund
  • Lora Sittinger
  • William Stowe
  • Dana Haynes
  • Mike Mulshine
  • Luciano Medina
  • Karen Viegut
  • Kevin Yetter
  • Bill Stowe
  • Michelle Humphreys
  • Gail Elson
  • Carol Haas
  • John Kelley
  • Limor Tomer
  • Leila Zogby
  • Russell Fisher
  • Chester Englander
  • Tari Pantaleo
  • Frank Jankoski

$5 – $49

  • Ethan Isaac
  • Karen J Orlin
  • Jason Treuting
  • Aline Martinez
  • Maritza Garibay
  • Brian Hoberman
  • Richard McLeese
  • Tim Heath
  • Yumi Tamashiro
  • Christopher Eckdahl
  • Shelby Blezinger-McCay
  • Cindy McBeth-Collins
  • Dan Langa
  • Lawton Hall
  • Mio Nakamura
  • Travis Laplante
  • Sean Connors
  • Bidu Tashjian
  • Peter Brown
  • Eric Whitmer
  • Austin Ferguson
  • Jennifer Treuting
  • Christian Clark
  • Maria Grazia Facciola
  • Paul Dellevigne
  • Athena
  • Phil Niblock
  • Karl Ronnenburg
  • Matt and Lara Dudack
  • Lindsay Vasko
  • Stephanie Damoff
  • William Murphy
  • Eric Puente
  • Elaine Fefferman
  • Bruce Willen
  • Lawrence Smith
  • Lauren Hall
  • Jon Kiphart
  • Rex Gaskins
  • George John
  • Colin Martin
  • Lauren Rault
  • Ricci Adams
  • Coltan Foster
  • Diego Zavaleta
  • Jeryl Johnston
  • Maria Takeuchi
  • Virginia Moore
  • Roger Zahab and Rob Frankenberry
  • Steve Carson
  • Louis Raymond-Kolker
  • Daniel Faronbi
  • Linda Sormin
  • Zachary Detrick
  • Mary Emmons
  • Calvin Hitchcock
  • Lucas Sem