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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO)

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

PSO is a symphony orchestra based in Pittsburgh, PA that was founded in 1935. As of 2018 they had $45 million in revenue and $159 million in assets.

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) prides itself in artistic excellence, a rich history of the world's finest conductors and musicians, a strong commitment to the Pittsburgh region, and the cultivation of its family of constituents and households.

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

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Program areas at PSO

The pittsburgh symphony orchestra, which celebrated 120 years of music in 2016, possesses a rich history of the world's finest conductors and musicians and an unwavering commitment to the pittsburgh region and its citizens. Its past music directors have included legendary conductors such as lorin maazel and william steinberg. In 2018, psi celebrated 10 years with its ninth music director, manfred honeck. The pittsburgh symphony has a long, illustrious history of broadcasts and recordings, including two grammy awards in 2018. With a long and distinguished history of domestic and foreign tours dating back to 1900, psi continues to be critically acclaimed as one of the world's greatest orchestras. From its home at heinz hall, the orchestra performs 20 weekends of bny mellon grad classics, seven weekends of pnc pops, three fiddlesticks family concerts, specials with orchestra and guest artists, and countless educational, children's, and community outreach programs.

Form 990s for PSO

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-08Oct 11, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Oct 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-08Jul 27, 2016990View PDF
2014-08May 26, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for PSO

Total grants, contributions, etc.$20,906,464
Program services$9,608,586
Investment income and dividends$1,717,777
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$1,630,217
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$11,565,692
Net income from fundraising events$-285,366
Net income from gaming activities$33,201
Net income from sales of inventory$55,138
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$45,231,709

Vendors for PSO

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Schneider Downs and Co IncTax accounting2019-10-11
███████ █████████ ███████Logistics Freight$182,3022018-08-01
█████████████ ████████ ███Tele Fundraising$44,3612018-08-01
███████ ██████Music Director$789,8082018-08-01
██████ ███████████████ █████Mailing Services$285,1112018-08-01
████ ████████████ ███Telefundraising Telemarketing; Tele Fundraising$329,2562018-08-01
█████████Tour Travel Agency$608,5312018-08-01
██████ █ █████████ ███ ████ ███Insurance agent or broker$3,0562016-12-31
...and four more vendors

Personnel at PSO

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Christian SchornichVice President and Chief Operating Officer$194,141Aug. 31, 2018
Jodi WeisfieldVice President and Chief Financial Officer$168,989Aug. 31, 2018
█████ ███████Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer$173,927Oct. 11, 2019
███████ █████████Principal Oboe$225,347Aug. 31, 2018
█████ ██████Principal Flute$172,690Aug. 31, 2018
███████ ███████Principal Clarinet$185,554Aug. 31, 2018
███████ █████████Principal French Horn$287,365Aug. 31, 2018
███████ ██████Music Director-May 30, 2018
██████ █ █████Past Principal Viola$166,083Aug. 31, 2017
██████ ████████Past Principal Trumpet$182,581Aug. 31, 2017
...and 14 more key personnel

Peer symphony orchestras

1Philadelphia Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$53 millionPhiladelphia, PA
2Phoenix Symphony Association501(c)(3)$13 millionPhoenix, AZ
3Chicago Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$81 millionChicago, IL
4Houston Symphony Society501(c)(3)$29 millionHouston, TX
5New World Symphony (NWS)501(c)(3)$18 millionMiami Beach, FL
6Pacific Symphony501(c)(3)$24 millionIrvine, CA
7The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$11 millionSt Paul, MN
8Los Angeles Philharmonic Association (LAP)501(c)(3)$190 millionLos Angeles, CA
9Colorado Symphony501(c)(3)$13 millionDenver, CO
10The Florida Orchestra501(c)(3)$12 millionSt Petersburg, FL
11Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO)501(c)(3)$12 millionBuffalo, NY
12Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO)501(c)(3)$33 millionCincinnati, OH
13The Cleveland Orchestra501(c)(3)$61 millionCleveland, OH
14Seattle Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$32 millionSeattle, WA
15San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$36 millionSan Diego, CA
16Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO)501(c)(3)$33 millionSt Louis, MO
17Indiana Symphony Society501(c)(3)$27 millionIndianapolis, IN
18Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$48 millionMilwaukee, WI
19Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)501(c)(3)$40 millionDetroit, MI
20Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$13 millionFort Worth, TX
21San Francisco Symphony (SFS)501(c)(3)$87 millionSan Francisco, CA
22Grand Rapids Symphony Society501(c)(3)$11 millionGrand Rapids, MI
23Oregon Symphony Association501(c)(3)$21 millionPortland, OR
24Omaha Symphony Association501(c)(3)$14 millionOmaha, NE
25Baltimore Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$27 millionBaltimore, MD