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Great River Chorale Donors & Sponsors

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Connect, Enrich, Inspire

Your support makes it possible

We believe in what we do and couldn’t do it without you. Thank you for helping us bring beautiful music to central Minnesota and beyond. Become a supporter today by donating online (link below) or by mailing a check to:

Great River Chorale
P.O. Box 270723
Minneapolis, MN 55427


Sponsor a GRC Member

Celebrate the People Who Make the Music

Sponsor a Great River Chorale member and provide vital support to our organization. Sponsor a singer, our pianist, our conductor, or even a concert.  Simply click the link below. Thank you!

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Purchase a CD

Enjoy GRC at home

Purchase one of Great River Chorale’s two CDs: Beautiful River: American Hymns, Folksongs & Spirituals (2018) or A Merry Little Christmas (2014).

Our Donors Make the Music Happen – Thank You!

Donors are listed by Great River Chorale’s fiscal year which runs from September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024. Great River Chorale is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations and sponsorships are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Send questions to or call (320) 515-4472.

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE ($2,500 and above)

The Ted and Ginnie Taylor Family Fund

BENEFACTOR ($1,000 – $2,499)

Marcelyn & William Smale
Charles & Judith Welter

PATRON  ($500 – $999)

The Blackbaud Giving Fund
Dennis & Susan Douma
John Eggers & Sue Langford
Doug & Mary Kay Geston – In memory of Nils Pearson
Liturgical Press
The Rysavy Family
Saint John’s Abbey
Linnea Sodergren

DONOR ($250 – $499)

Donna Harris
Scott Johnson
Patricia Weishaar

SUPPORTER ($100 – $249)

Roberta Basol
Beste & Associates Ameriprise Financial
Lorraine Cannon
Jay D. Carlson & Mary A. Moran
Elizabeth & Edward Cook, Jr.
Carrol M. Edmonds – In memory of Vernon Edmonds
Tom & Eileen Farrell
Don & Anita Fischer
Peggy & Roy Hammerling
Diane & David McClure – In memory of Connie Taylor
MOverland Consulting
Brad Petry & Carol Showalter
Barb North & Annamarie Rametta
Stephanie DeLorie Rindelaub
Gary Sneide
Kathleen Stadther
Brad & Celeste Ufer

FRIEND (Up to $99)

Judith Boe
Steven Botz
Gina Bystedt
Marti Carlson
Claude Copeland
Judith Fischer
Give Us This Day
Brooke Hullander
Edie Johnson
Lester & Teresa Johnson
Bob & Cindy Koubsky
S. Michelle L’Allier, OSF & S. Janice Wiechman, OSF
Mark Larcom
John & Nancy Lease
Diana Leland
Maureen & Jerry McCarter
Mary Munger
Ozzie Mayers – In memory of Stephen Fuller
Myrna & Ronald Ohmann – In memory of Stephen Fuller
Jim Otremba
Rachel Otremba
Joy Reid
Linda Ringsmuth
Ryan Ripley
Fred & Carolina Shermock
Virginia Shimota
Larry Studt
Charlotte Mae Swalley
Catharine Van Nostrand – In memory of David M. Van Nostrand, MD
Kristin Wolf
Brian & Melissa Woods
Mike & Jean Woods


Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Saint Cloud
Jamie Deering
Denny Douma
Doug & Mary Kay Geston
Michaela Hedican, OSB
Minnesota Public Radio
Paul-Vincent Niebauer, OSB
Saint John’s Preparatory School Theater Department, Brandon Anderson
Salem Lutheran Church, Saint Cloud
Gary Sneide
Mike Stadther
Riley Wenisch