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Grand Rapids Symphony Society

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

Grand Rapids Symphony Society is a symphony orchestra based in Grand Rapids, MI that was founded in 1930. As of 2018 they had $11 million in revenue and $7.7 million in assets.

To bring the enjoyment and rewards of great music to the grand rapids area and the state of Michigan. To share great music that moves the human soul and to excel at providing distinctive musical experiences, with an emphasis on live orchestra music, f...

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Program areas at Grand Rapids Symphony Society

The grand rapids symphony is an integral and indispensable part of the west Michigan community. The institution has long been an important part of the community, with musical excellence, diverse programming, collaborative spirit, and a commitment to learning, all adding to the quality of life we enjoy in west Michigan. Each year, the symphony offers nine main season concert series and a summer series, reaching approximately 200,000 people through 400 performances. Donated facilities and services related to this program for the year were 76,620.

Gateway to music is the grand rapids symphony's matrix of 16 education and access programs that serves more than 80,000 children and adults each year. Current gateway to music programs fall into one of four categories: children and youth, adults, young musicians, and families. Children and youth: -third grade concerts: featuring symphony principal percussion bill vits, third grade concerts highlight the historical use of traditional percussion instruments. -fifth grade concerts: fifth grade concerts incorporate a classroom feel in a traditional concert structure, including various elements and a display of student artwork created for a designated piece on the program. -artists in residence program: this extensive education program incorporates education opportunities for grades k-6 and adds additional in-school performances by small ensembles. Adults: -nooks and crannies tours: these one hour tours provide an opportunity to explore devos performance hall and invite discussion about careers in the arts. -access to music concerts: ...

Form 990s for Grand Rapids Symphony Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-08Oct 7, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Aug 3, 2017990View PDF
2015-08Nov 2, 2016990View PDF
2014-08May 15, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Grand Rapids Symphony Society

Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,114,776
Program services$3,659,202
Investment income and dividends$5,191
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-157,212
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$118,379
Total revenues$11,740,336

Vendors for Grand Rapids Symphony Society

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudCRM software; Fundraising software2019-10-03
█████████ ████████Software2019-10-03
███████ ██████ ██████ ███Tax accounting2019-07-30
█ ██████ ███ ██████████ ███Telemarket$6,5752018-08-01
███████ ██████████Consulting$27,5002018-08-01
███████ █████ ███████Printing$158,5312014-08-01
█████ ██████ ███Tax accounting2014-07-03

Personnel at Grand Rapids Symphony Society

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Peter PerezChairman / President and Chief Executive Officer$100,256Oct. 6, 2019
Jim Pike, CmaActing Chief Financial Officer Fusion Business Services-Nov. 13, 2017
██████ █████Vice President for Marketing and Communications-March 15, 2018
██████ ████████Assistant Vice President of Administration and Board Relations-March 15, 2018
█████ ██████████Vice President for Development-March 15, 2018
█████ ███████Director of Operations-March 15, 2018
████ ██████████Director of Marketing and Design-March 15, 2018
██████ ██████Director of Development-March 15, 2018
█████ ████████Personnel Manager-Nov. 12, 2017
███ ██████Ticketing Services Manager-Nov. 13, 2017
...and 11 more key personnel

Peer symphony orchestras

1Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)501(c)(3)$40 millionDetroit, MI
2Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$48 millionMilwaukee, WI
3The Nashville Symphony501(c)(3)$23 millionNashville, TN
4Knoxville Symphony Society Incorporated501(c)(3)$4.1 millionKnoxville, TN
5Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$4.5 millionLos Angeles, CA
6New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO)501(c)(3)$14 millionNewark, NJ
7Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO)501(c)(3)$45 millionPittsburgh, PA
8Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO)501(c)(3)$33 millionSt Louis, MO
9Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$10 millionCharlotte, NC
10Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra501(c)(3)$6.1 millionNew Orleans, LA
11San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$36 millionSan Diego, CA
12Indiana Symphony Society501(c)(3)$27 millionIndianapolis, IN
13Virginia Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$7.8 millionNorfolk, VA
14Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO)501(c)(3)$34 millionDallas, TX
15Sarasota Orchestra501(c)(3)$9.6 millionSarasota, FL
16Portland Symphony Orchestra (PSO)501(c)(3)$4.9 millionPortland, ME
17Sun Valley Summer Symphony501(c)(3)$3.6 millionSun Valley, ID
18Memphis Symphony Orchestra (MSO)501(c)(3)$4.2 millionMemphis, TN
19Los Angeles Master Chorale Association501(c)(3)$6.5 millionLos Angeles, CA
20Orpheus Chamber Orchestra501(c)(3)$3.2 millionNew York, NY
21Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra501(c)(3)$6.0 millionOrlando, FL
22Symphony Silicon Valley501(c)(3)$5.4 millionSan Jose, CA
23The Louisville Orchestra501(c)(3)$7.4 millionLouisville, KY
24Richmond Symphony501(c)(3)$5.8 millionRichmond, VA
25Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$13 millionFort Worth, TX