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Aspen Music Festival and School (AMFS)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

AMFS is a music festivals or event based in Aspen, CO that was founded in 1954. As of 2018 they had $25 million in revenue and $118 million in assets.

The Aspen Music Festival and School (AMFS) is a classical music festival held annually in Aspen, Colorado. It is noted both for its concert programming and its musical training of mostly young-adult music students.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Music Associates Of Aspen.

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Program areas at AMFS

Music education for 630 students during an eight-week session, including orchestral and chamber performances before public audiences of approximately 75,000 patrons.

Community Music education and outreach, including sustained in-school enrichment and after School programming for approximately 500 students throughout the roaring fork valley.

Form 990s for AMFS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Jul 29, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Aug 2, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Oct 3, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Dec 15, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Jul 17, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AMFS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,840,370
Program services$7,315,393
Investment income and dividends$966,675
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$150,378
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$7,342,193
Net income from fundraising events$-270,457
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$3,654
Miscellaneous revenues$81,273
Total revenues$25,429,479

Vendors for AMFS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Constant ContactMarketing software2020-05-28
███████ ███ ██████████ ███Tax accounting2017-10-03
██████Food Services$488,9692016-09-01
████ █ ███████Artist Management$212,7912016-09-01
████ ████████████ ███General Contractor$3,873,5172016-09-01
█████ ██████ ██████████Architect$848,3362016-09-01
███ █████ ███████████ ███Project Management$202,5632016-09-01

Personnel at AMFS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Alan FletcherPresident and Chief Executive Officer$475,926Sept. 26, 2020
Laura E. SmithVice President for Marketing and Communications$132,817Sept. 26, 2020
████████ █████ ██████Senior Vice President for Strategy and Administration$207,964Sept. 26, 2020
█████ ██████Vice President for Advancement-Sept. 26, 2020
███████ ██████████Vice President for Artistic Administration$178,429Sept. 26, 2020
████████ █████Vice President and Dean of Students-Sept. 26, 2020
██████ █████Vice President and General Manager-Sept. 26, 2020
████ ██████████ ██████Director of Operations-March 28, 2018
█████ █████Senior Director of Development-Jan. 16, 2018
███████████ █████████Director of Production-Jan. 16, 2018
...and 22 more key personnel

Peer music festival and event organizations

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2Music For All501(c)(3)$9.8 millionIndianapolis, IN
3La Jolla Music Society501(c)(3)$13 millionLa Jolla, CA
4Milwaukee World Festival501(c)(3)$60 millionMilwaukee, WI
5Bethel Music501(c)(3)$12 millionRedding, CA
6Sunfest of Palm Beach County501(c)(3)$6.3 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
7New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and Foundation501(c)(3)$38 millionNew Orleans, LA
8Newport Festivals Foundation501(c)(3)$7.8 millionEssex, MA
9Vail Valley Foundation (VVF)501(c)(3)$20 millionAvon, CO
10Brevard Music Center Incorporated (BMC)501(c)(3)$11 millionBrevard, NC
11Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS)501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
12New World Symphony (NWS)501(c)(3)$18 millionMiami Beach, FL
13Music and Event Management (CSO)501(c)(3)$42 millionCincinnati, OH
14Rockport Music501(c)(3)$6.4 millionRockport, MA
15Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts501(c)(3)$12 millionKatonah, NY
16Capital Concerts501(c)(3)$10 millionWashington, DC
17Ravinia Festival Association501(c)(3)$43 millionHighland Park, IL
18Carnegie Hall / The Carnegie Hall Corporation501(c)(3)$103 millionNew York, NY
19Bravo Vail Valley Music Festival501(c)(3)$8.8 millionVail, CO
20Central City Opera House Association501(c)(3)$6.7 millionDenver, CO
21Spoleto Festival USA501(c)(3)$8.2 millionCharleston, SC
22Saratoga Performing Arts Center501(c)(3)$9.4 millionSaratoga Springs, NY
23Memphis in May International Festival501(c)(3)$10 millionMemphis, TN
24San Francisco Jazz Organization501(c)(3)$16 millionSan Francisco, CA
25The Virginia Arts Festival501(c)(3)$11 millionNorfolk, VA