EIN 47-0834657

Omaha Conservatory of Music (OCM)

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At OCM, we believe that passion for learning combined with dedication to excellence can make music a lifelong source of joy and inspiration for our students and families.

Program areas at OCM

The Omaha Conservatory of Music offers private lesson Music instruction in violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, voice, percussion, woodwinds, brass, composition, and Music theory. With over 36 artist-faculty and approximately 900 students, the Conservatory offers 40 private lessons per year, alongside opportunities for group classes, ensembles, and performance opportunities.
Since august 2011, every tuesday when school is in session, Conservatory artist-faculty members travel from Omaha to the winnebago reservation near sioux city, bringing high-quality Music classes to the students of st. augustine mission school, the reservation's only private grade school.this program instills an appreciation of Music through performance, teaches students how to read & write Music, fills a much needed arts education gap in an underserved community. In subsequent years, the Conservatory expanded the program to include recorder and guitar lessons, as well as providing instruments.
String sprouts was founded in 2013 by the Omaha Conservatory of Music. This revolutionary Music education program, funded by generous individuals, foundations, and grants, aims to change the lives of children in underserved areas by providing them with high-quality violin, viola, cello and bass instruction at no cost to caregivers.with a carefully constructed curriculum, excellent educators, and continuous caregiver involvement over the course of five years, young sprouts exercise both discipline and creativity. Early childhood Music education has been shown to:-improve classroom behavior-extend attention span-strengthen motor skills and hand-eye coordination-give kids a jump-start on academic subjects, including math, language, and even science.

Form 990s for OCM

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-06990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-07-31990View PDF
2017-062018-07-18990View PDF
2016-062017-10-06990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

Who funds Omaha Conservatory of Music (OCM)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Lozier FoundationString Sprouts and Nelson Mandela & General Operating Support$120,000
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...and 16 more grants received

Financials for OCM

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,283,604
Program services$1,487,091
Investment income and dividends$8,244
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$17,888
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$37
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,796,864

Personnel at OCM

Fred VakiliFounder and Chief Executive Officer Databaseusa / Director$0
Ruth MeintsExecutive Director$135,463
Daniel RooneyDirector of Finance and Administration$0
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...and 11 more key personnel

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General information
7023 Cass Street
Omaha, NE 68132
Metro area
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA
Website URL
(402) 932-4978
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IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A6E: Performing Arts Schools
NAICS code, primary
711130: Musical Groups and Artists
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