To our composers and performers, We want to thank everybody for lending your talents. You all proved to be consummate professionals and we appreciate that. We feel that this was a great first step in the life of this festival and we hope that you will consider joining us again! Please have a safe and enjoyable summer and we will keep you updated about plans for next year.
To our audience, We have been overwhelmed by the positive feedback you’ve provided. It has been our honor and professional pleasure to provide events of such high quality; we hope you will join us again next year!
To our generous sponsors, Without your financial support this event would not have been possible. Thank you for valuing the creative development of our communities and investing in the arts.
Bernstein Level Sponsors
Northeast Louisiana Arts Council
Ives Level Sponsors
Our 24 Local State Farm Agents
Monroe Symphony League
Louisiana Tech University
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Copland Level Sponsors
Ruston-Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau
Barber Level Sponsors
Mayor Ronny Walker
Friends of Black Bayou
Paul Hewitt Music Company
The Band House
Mel Mobley & Greg Lyons, Festival Coordinators