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Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO)

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

DSO is a symphony orchestra based in Dallas, TX that was founded in 1945. As of 2018 they had $34 million in revenue and $18 million in assets.

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, under the leadership of Music Director Jaap van Zweden, presents the finest in orchestral music at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, regarded as one of the world's premier concert halls.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Dallas Symphony Association.

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Program areas at DSO

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra's mission statement is to entertain, inspire and change lives through musical excellence. It strives to be a key catalyst in making Dallas a world-class city and major cultural center with the DSO as a landmark. The DSO is ranked among the top American Orchestras. The classical Series, Pops Series and numerous events highlighting diversity in the city, along with youth concerts, number over 165 performances each year.. As a community partner, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra sponsors the following programs: Community Connections (free tickets distributed by social service agencies), Young Strings (provides free instruments and music lessons to students), Symphony YES (provides musician ensembles to perform in area schools), DSO Kids (educational website for children and teachers), and My DSO Concert (free concert for adults and children wtih autism and developmental disabilities). The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is a community of passionate music lovers making more music lovers.

Form 990s for DSO

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-05Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-05May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-05Aug 18, 2017990View PDF
2015-05Jul 25, 2016990View PDF
2014-05May 27, 2015990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for DSO

Total grants, contributions, etc.$15,584,016
Program services$11,102,737
Investment income and dividends$339
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$954,549
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$78,965
Miscellaneous revenues$7,049,670
Total revenues$34,770,276

Vendors for DSO

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-06-26
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-26
███████ █████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$9482019-12-31
████████ ████████Insurance2019-12-31
██████ ██ █████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███████ ██████████ ███████ ███Insurance2019-12-31
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███ ███ ███Tax accounting2019-05-16
...and seven more vendors

Personnel at DSO

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Kim NoltemyPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0July 18, 2019
Drew CameronChief Financial Officer-July 18, 2019
██████ ████████Vice President of Communications$90,255July 18, 2019
███ ██████Vice President of Sales and Marketing-July 18, 2019
█████ ███████Vice President of Development-July 18, 2019
████ ████Vice President of People and Facilities$142,033July 18, 2019
█████ ███████Vice President of Artistic Operations$167,231July 18, 2019
█████ █████████████Principal Librarian-July 18, 2019
██████ ████Director of Operations-July 18, 2019
████████ █████████Director of Marketing-July 18, 2019
...and 37 more key personnel

Peer symphony orchestras

1Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$13 millionFort Worth, TX
2Houston Symphony Society501(c)(3)$29 millionHouston, TX
3Indiana Symphony Society501(c)(3)$27 millionIndianapolis, IN
4Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$10 millionCharlotte, NC
5Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO)501(c)(3)$45 millionPittsburgh, PA
6New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO)501(c)(3)$14 millionNewark, NJ
7Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO)501(c)(3)$33 millionSt Louis, MO
8Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$48 millionMilwaukee, WI
9San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$36 millionSan Diego, CA
10Sarasota Orchestra501(c)(3)$11 millionSarasota, FL
11The Nashville Symphony501(c)(3)$23 millionNashville, TN
12Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)501(c)(3)$40 millionDetroit, MI
13San Francisco Symphony (SFS)501(c)(3)$87 millionSan Francisco, CA
14Kansas City Symphony501(c)(3)$17 millionKansas City, MO
15Boston Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$110 millionBoston, MA
16The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$11 millionSt Paul, MN
17Omaha Symphony Association501(c)(3)$14 millionOmaha, NE
18Baltimore Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$27 millionBaltimore, MD
19Pacific Symphony501(c)(3)$24 millionIrvine, CA
20Fort Wayne Philharmonic501(c)(3)$10 millionFort Wayne, IN
21Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO)501(c)(3)$33 millionCincinnati, OH
22Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO)501(c)(3)$12 millionBuffalo, NY
23The Florida Orchestra501(c)(3)$12 millionSt Petersburg, FL
24Colorado Symphony501(c)(3)$13 millionDenver, CO
25Oregon Symphony Association501(c)(3)$21 millionPortland, OR