National Patrons & Patronesses


 

National Patrons or Patronesses:  A title conferred upon a musician who has attained a national reputation in his or her field. The title may also be conferred upon a nationally recognized patron of music.

 


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* Deceased

Abel, Bruce - Baritone
Alexander, Josef - Composer, Educator
Almond, Claude* - Educator
Anthony, Betsy - Educator
Arrau, Claudio* - Pianist

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Babbitt, Milton - Composer
Banowetz, Joseph - Pianist
Barber, Samuel* - Composer
Barbirolli, Sir John* - Conductor
Battersby, Edmund - Pianist
Beeson, Jack - Composer, Educator
Berger, Jean* - Composer
Bergman, Gustave - Manager, Coach
Bezanson, Philip* - Composer, Educator
Bishop, Ronald T. - Tubist
Blankenship, Jan* - Pianist, Educator
Bloch, Joseph - Pianist, Educator
Bolcom, William - Composer, Pianist
Bolt, Ben - Classical Guitarist
Brown, Harry John - Conductor
Bruck, Gene - Musicologist, Critic
Brusilow, Anshel - Conductor
Bueche, Gregory* - Educator
Busch, Fritz* - conductor

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Cedrone, Frank - Pianist
Chapple, Stanley* - Educator
Charles, Ernest* - Composer
Chenoweth, Wilbur - Organist, Composer
Cho, Philip - Tenor
Chobanian, Loris - Composer
Ciepluch, Gary - Conductor, Educator
Clark, Curtis* - Pianist, Impresario
Cline, J. Deforest* - Educator, Composer
Clokey, Joseph* - Composer, Educator
Coe, Kenton - Composer
Colgrass, Michael - Composer
Corbett, J. Ralph - Philanthropist
Cossa, Dominic - Bass
Curtis, Louis Woodsen* - Educator

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Dann, Hollis* - Educator
Davis, J. B. - Bass
Dello Joio, Norman - Composer
Demus, Joerg - Pianist
Dichter, Misha - Pianist
Diebel, Wendel H*. - Pianist, Composer, Educator
Disney, Walt* - Producer
Downes, Olin* - Critic
Downey, John - Composer
Drake, Glen* - Educator
Dupre, Marcel* - Organist
Durst, Sidney* - Organist, Composer

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Edwards, John S.* - Orchestra Manager
Effinger, Cecil* - Composer, Inventor, Educator
El-Dabh, Halim - Composer
Elmore, Robert* - Organist, Composer
Emile, Anders* - Educator
Enesco, Georges* - Violinist
Eppert, Carl* - Composer
Eschmann, Karl* - Educator, Composer
Estes, Simon - Bass/Baritone

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Ferden, Bruce* - Conductor
Ferguson, Ray - Organist
Findlay, Francis* - Educator
Firestone, Harvey S., Jr.* - Philanthopist
Fitch, Theodore Frank - Composer
Floyd, Carlisle - Composer, Educator
Fodor, Eugene - Violinist
Ford, David - Bass
Ford, Henry* - Philanthropist
Foss, Lukas - Conductor, Composer
Fox, Virgil* - Organist

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Gabrilowitsch, Ossip* - Conductor, Pianist
Gach, Jay Anthony - Composer
Galway, James - Flutist
Garden, Mary* - Soprano
Gartlan, George* - Educator
Gehrkens, Karl* - Educator
Ghitalla, Armando, Trumpet
Giannini, Vittorio* - Composer, Educator
Gibbs, Becket* - Liturgical Music
Gillingham, David - Composer
Gingold, Joseph* - Violinist
Ginsburg, Henry T.* - Violinist, Educator
Goldman, Richard Franko* - Composer, Author, Conductor
Goossens, Eugene* - Conductor
Greenberg, Herbert - Violinist
Gruskin, Shelley - Educator, Early Music Specialist
Guarnieri, Camargo* - Composer

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Hageman, Richard* - Composer
Hale, Robert - Baritone
Hall, Jesse B.* - Manager
Halvorson, Carl - Tenor
Hanson, Howard* - Composer, Educator, Conductor
Harrison, Guy Frazer - Conductor
Hasselmans, Louis* - Conductor
Hawkins, Robert* - Educator
Hendl, Walter - Conductor, Educator
Hill, Barre* - Baritone
Hillman, Erik - Pianist
Hinson, Maurice - Pianist
Hogg, Ima* - Philanthropist
Hollander, Lorin - Pianist
Hollingsworth, Stanley - Composer
Holsinger, David - Composer, Conductor
Hopson, Hal - Composer
Hughes, Royal* - Educator
Hughes, Virgil - Dulcimer maker
Husa, Karel - Composer, Conductor
Hustad, Donald - Organist, Composer-Arranger, Educator

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Jacobi, Roger - Educator
Janiec, Henry - Conductor, Pianist, Educator
Johannesen, Grant - Pianist
Johnson, Thor* - conductor, Educator
Jordania, Vakhtang - Conductor

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Kains, Sherwood* - Conductor,
Katz, Martin - Pianist, Educator
Keister, Mrs. Albert F.* - Philanthropist
Kim, Okgill* - President, Ewha Womans University
Kindler, Hans* - Conductor
Krause, Tom - Baritone
Krone, Max* - Educator
Krueger, Karl* - Conductor
Kubelik, Rafael - Conductor
Kubik, Gail - Composer
Kunzel, Erich - Conductor
Kuyper, George - Manager

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Landers, Joseph - Composer
Lange, Hans* - Conductor
Lees, Benjamin - Composer, Educator
Little, Frank - Tenor

Livingston, Hugh - Composer, Pianist
Lockwood, Normand - Composer
Lopez-Cobos, Jesus - Conductor
Lovelace, Austin - Composer, Organist
Lovelace, Noel Crawford - Conductor, Organist, Composer, Church musician
Luvisi, Lee - Pianist, Educator
Lynn, George* - Composer

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Maddy, Joseph E.* - Educator, Conductor
Malas, Spiro - Baritone
Malko, Nicolai* - Conductor
Marcellus, Robert* - Educator, Conductor
Marchal, Andre - Organist
Martin, Aubrey* - Educator
Martinon, Jean* - Conductor
Maslanka, David - Composer
Mayer, William - Composer
McCray, James - Composer, Educator
Mead, James* - Organist, Composer
Milnes, Sherrill - Baritone
Mohr, Estell E. - Educator
Myers, Gordon - Baritone

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Neuen, Donald - Educator, Conductor
Noelte, Albert* - Educator

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O'Hara, Geoffrey* - Composer
Onofrio, Marshall - Composer, Conductor, Educator

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Paray, Paul - Conductor
Pavarotti, Luciano - Tenor
Persichetti, Vincent* - Composer
Pew, David * - Organist, Composer
Pfautsch, Lloyd * - Composer, Conductor, Educator
Pfohl, James Christan - Conductor, Educator
Piatagorsky, Gregor* - Cellist
Plishka, Paul - Baritone
Pozdro, John - Educator, Composer

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Ramey, Samuel - Bass-Baritone
Rayfield, Robert* - Organist
Reichwald, Siegwart - Musicologist, Conductor, Educator
Reid, Mike - Composer, Pianist
Reiner, Fritz* - Conductor
Reigger, Wallingford* - Composer
Rogers, Bernard* - Composer, Educator
Rogers, Fred* - Educator, Producer, Musician
Rubenstein, Beryl* - Educator
Rudel, Julius - Conductor, Opera Director

Ruske, Eric - French Hornist
Rutter, John - Composer, Conductor
Ryan, Alexander Boggs* - Organist

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Salzedo, Carlos* - Harpist
Scherman, Thomas* - Conductor
Schermerhorn, Kenneth - Conductor
Schipa, Tito* - Tenor
Schippers, Thomas* - Conductor
Schuman, William* - Composer, Administrator
Schwartz, Will - Conductor, Educator
Seagle, John - Baritone, Educator
Seitz, Harry* - Educator, Author, Conductor
Shaw, Robert* - Conductor
Shirley, George - Tenor
Sills, Beverly - Soprano
Smith, Fowler* - Educator
Smith, Joseph - Conductor, Educator
Sopkin, Henry - Conductor
Spalding, Albert* - Violinist
Speaks, Oley* - Composer
Spong, Jon - Organist, Composer, Accompanist
Stone, William - Baritone
Strube, Gustave*
Suzuki, Shinichi* - Musician, Educator, Founder-Suzuki Method of Teaching
Suzuki, Waltraud Prange - Educator, Board-Suzuki Institute
Swarthout, Max* - Educator

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Takahashi, Toshio - Musician, Flute, Educator, Founder-Suzuki Flute Institute
Tanner, Carl - Tenor
Taylor, Deems* - Composer, Critic
Tcherepnin, Alexander* - Composer
Temiamka, Henri - Violinist, Educator
Thomas, John Charles* - Baritone
Thomson, Virgil* - Composer, Critic
Tocco, James - Pianist
Torkanowski, Werner - Conductor
Tredinnick, Noel - Conductor
Treigle, Norman* - Bass-baritone
Trevor, Kirk - Conductor
Tuckwell, Barry - Horn
Tureman, Horace* - Composer

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Underwood, Roy - Educator, Pianist, Music Therapist

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Von Grove, Isaac* - Conductor
Vinay, Ramon - Tenor

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Waller, Frank Laird* - Composer
Watson, Walter - Composer, Educator, Organist, Pianist
Weber, Milton* - Conductor
Weeks, Douglas - Pianist
Weir, Mrs. David* - Philanthropist
Werrenrath, Reinald* - Baritone
Whear, Paul W. - Composer
White, John - Composer, Cellist, Author
Whitney, Robert* - Conductor, Educator
Wilder, Dean - Tenor*
Williams, Guy Bevier* - Composer
Williamson, Gavin - Harpsichordist
Wolff, Beverly - Mezzo-soprano
Worthing, Richard - Conductor, Educator

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Yardumian, Richard* - Composer, Pianist
Yusti, Tibor; Marquis Von Arth - Pianist

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Zamkochian, Berj - Organist
Zelzer, Harry - Impressario
Zimbalist, Efrem* - Violinist, Educator

* Deceased


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