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Omaha Conservatory of Music (OCM)

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

OCM is a performing arts school based in Omaha, NE that was founded in 2000. As of 2018 they had $2.9 million in revenue and $17 million in assets.

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.

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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 35 artist-faculty and approximately 700 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 voice artist-faculty member cody jorgensen has made the hour-and-a-half drive 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, adding a second ocm artist-faculty member, andrew stickman, 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 and cello 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
2018-06Jul 31, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jul 18, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Oct 6, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 28, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Aug 20, 2015990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for OCM

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,520,184
Program services$1,368,245
Investment income and dividends$1,206
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$41,594
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-26,623
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$271
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,904,877

Vendors for OCM

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2020-03-17
████ ███████ ███Tax accounting2018-06-20
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Personnel at OCM

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ruth MeintsExecutive Director$153,400Jan. 16, 2020
Hartmuth Csanadi-SchwartzDirector of Finance and Administration-Jan. 16, 2020
████ ████████Director of Marketing-Jan. 16, 2020
████ ████Director of Development-Jan. 16, 2020
██ ████ ████Director of Educational Programming-Oct. 23, 2017
███████ █████████Director of Community Engagement-Jan. 16, 2020
████████ ███████Finance Manager-Nov. 12, 2017
█████ █████Education Advisor and Admissions Manager-Jan. 16, 2020
█████ ██████Educational Programming Manager-Jan. 16, 2020
███████ ███████Community Engagement Manager-Jan. 16, 2020
...and nine more key personnel

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