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Ways to Give

Local and state agencies only partly fund the Charles H. Templeton, Sr. Ragtime and Jazz Festival. You can help sustain this annual event and other exemplary collections, facilities, and programs.

Become a sponsor

Along with supporting the arts and music scholarship at MSU, sponsors receive benefits:

  • We display sponsors' names or logos on the Festival's website, programs, and advertisements.
  • Some sponsorship levels include tickets, so you can enjoy the results of your generous gift!

Sponsorship levels

  • Eight Octave Club ($2500 and up - includes 8 tickets)
  • Concert Grand Piano ($1500 - $2499 - includes 6 tickets)
  • Grand Piano ($1000-$1499 - includes 4 tickets)
  • Baby Grand ($500-$999 - includes 2 tickets)
  • Upright Piano ($200-$499)
  • Spinet ($100-$199)
  • Donor (up to $99)

For more information, contact Stephen Cunetto.


Eight Octave Club
  • Chip and Connie Templeton
  • mscollgetown logo
  • mhc logo
  • office of public affairs logo
Concert Grand Piano
  • Office of Student Affairs
  • maxxsouth logo
Grand Piano
  • sullivans logo
  • Dr. & Mrs. Tim Fairbrother
  • Mr. and Mrs. Turner Wingo
  • Drs. David and Linda Morse
  • Alice Carol Caldwell
Baby Grand
  • Rick's Café
  • East MS Lumber Co.
  • south icon
  • Dr. & Mrs. Bill and Billie Lane Hood
  • Ms. Lynn Spruill
  • Clyde and Marsha Williams
  • Dr. and Mrs. John F. Marszalek
Upright Piano
  • La Quinta
  • 4-County Fiber
  • Charlotte Dickison
  • Bill Hoffman
  • Dr. and Mrs. Armando and Ruth De La Cruz
  • Drs. Robert & Pam Collins
  • Frank and Ann Chiles