Our deepest thanks to the following donors and supporters whose financial contributions to MBOTMA make our programs possible. To make a donation, please click here.

This list includes gifts received between Jan. 1 2023 and June 3, 2024. If we have missed your name, we apologize. Please send an email to Ross, and we'll get it sorted out.


Central Minnesota Arts Board
The Estate of William Bushnell
Minnesota State Arts Board


Roger & Maggie Jorgenson
Thomas Anderson
3M Foundation
Abbie & Dick Willits, in honor of Ross Willits


Anonymous, In Honor of All the Members of MBOTMA
Anonymous, In Support of the Grass Seeds Academy, and In Memory of Lucas Tousignant
Mark Bartle
Erdyne Briere, in Memory of Mark Briere
Holle Brian
Patrick & Roberta Clark, in Memory of Mark Briere
Jane Conger & John Clifford, In Support of the Grass Seeds Academy, and In Memory of Lucas Tousignant
Clifford Crockford
Kim Curtis-Monson & Mike Monson
Nathan & Deb Fjeld
Jerry Florian
Scott Grout, In Memory of Lew Tousignant
Penny Hillemann & David Keyes
LaMont Tucker, Carol Mahoney & Neil Rucker, in honor of Barb Schommer
Barry Lazarus, In Memory of Peter Albrecht
Madelyn Leopold
Bill Lindroos & Rebecca Reifler
Stephanie, Chris & Shelly Lipetzky, In Memory of Peter Albrecht
Mac & Nancy McKay
Jana Metge, In Memory of Barb Carlson
Andrew Murray, In Memory of Arthur Geffen
Susan Murray, In Support of the Grass Seeds Academy, and In Memory of Arthur Geffen
James & Susan Natwick
Soren Oleson & Judith Nelson
Elizabeth Pim Knutson
Rob Ross
Barbara Sekelsky, in support of the Grass Seeds Academy, and in Memory of Barb Schommer
Paul Starcevich
Carole Wilson
Jeff & Julie Wood

Up to $99

Anonymous (2)
Anonymous, In Honor of Francis DeLage
Anonymous, In Memory of H. Peter Albrecht
Vicki Andersen, In Honor of Gussie & Vic Crafton
Cathy Baldwin
Janet Collins
Beverly DeLage, In Honor of Francis DeLage
Rand & Mary Evans, In Memory of Peter Albrecht
Myo-O Marilyn Habermas-Sher, In Support of the Grass Seeds Academy, and In Memory of Barbara Schommer, a beautiful being whose life on this earth bestowed joy in every direction
Johnna Lawrence
Rolf & Lisa Lund, In Honor of Becky Buller
Mary & Bob McSorley
Jenny Mealey, in Memory of Mark Briere
Eric Platt & Tamara Beker
Howell Smith
Elliott Solheim
Jill Stefansen, in Memory of Mark Briere
Ross Vaughan
Ross Willits
Karen Rachel Yeatts

Special Memberships

The members below have supported MBOTMA through Special Membership levels. We are grateful for their ongoing and invaluable support.


Doug Chasar

Harlan Jones

Russell Lane

Tom Sullivan

David Tousley


Peter Albrecht *

Mark Bartle

Christopher Boone

Barry Brooks

Laura Cooper

Doug Duncan

Jason Eagle

Craig Evans

Jennifer Faulkner

Mark Fisher

Jim Franczyk

Tom Furrer

Dale Gruber

Tom Gustafson

Michael Hildebrandt

Douglas Lohman

Rudy Marti

Douglas & Georgene Nesheim

Brin Petersen

John Rothenberger

Janet Schaak

Tom and Cathy Schaefer

Barb Schommer *

Penelope Scialla

Howell Smith

Carl Solander

Denise and Tony Stachnik

Jane West

Carole Wilson


Vaughn Asselstine

Kermit Bischoff

Daniel Bourgeois

Jane Conger

Hal Davis

Gary Dunny

Mary DuShane

Matt Edwards

Ed Emery

Leon Evans

Nathan Fjeld

Mary Ellen Fox

Penny Hillemann

David Hougen-Eitzman

Christine Hultman

Ann Iijima

Mark Johnson

Andy Johnson

Chris Juettner

Ryan Julien

Debbie Koehn

Jimmy Lally

Bill Lindroos

Richard Luckeroth

Marianne Ludwig

Margaret Mackaman

Marcie Mayer

Geraldine (Geri) McLennan

Mary & Bob McSorley

Karla Menzel

Corey Mohan

Pauline Mollet

Bradley Munsterteiger

James Natwick

David and Audrey Nelson

Dennis O'Brien

Gary Peterson

Susan & Don Pope

Dick & Jeanne Reierson

Larry & Connie Rew

Brett & Kathy Smith

Richard Sutton

David Therkelsen

Marian Thompson

Ross Vaughan

Christopher Walchuk

Tim & Deborah Wankel

Lucy Weberling

Susan Wichmann

Jeff Wood

* Member is deceased.

Thank you to these organizations for all they do to support bluegrass and old-time music in Minnesota!

“This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Central MN Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.”

Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association

P.O. Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416

Become A Member

Our Mission: To preserve and promote bluegrass and old-time stringband music in and around the state of Minnesota.
MBOTMA is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization. EIN: 36-3336499

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