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Sarasota Orchestra

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Sarasota Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in Sarasota, FL that was founded in 1949. As of 2019 they had $11 million in revenue and $10 million in assets.

The mission of the Sarasota Orchestra is to engage, educate and enrich our community through high quality live musical experiences. Sarasota Orchestra is committed to engaging our community with the highest standards in performing and programming, ope...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Florida West Coast Symphony.

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Program areas at Sarasota Orchestra

Sarasota professional Orchestra concert season - the professional Orchestra is one of america's leading regional orchestras performing a wide range of classical, pops, and chamber music concerts. More than 88,000 people experience over 100 live musicial performances each season. The professional Orchestra features a 36 week season, from september to may, and has 72 contracted musicians. Outreach programs connect with the residents and youth of Sarasota and manatee counties, strenthening the community's artistic profile and reputation as a culture hub in Florida.

For 60 years the Sarasota Orchestra has sponsored a youth Orchestra program currently consisting of eight orchestras, five string orchestras, one wind band and two full orchestras. The youth orchestras meet once a week from september through april and present six concerts that are free to the public. The Sarasota Orchestra also presents a summer music camp for two weeks each july. The camp meets every day (monday-friday) and concludes with a recital for parents and the public to attend. To insure all students have access to music instruction and our programs, the Sarasota Orchestra provides tuition, private lesson, summer camp and college scholarships. Needy students also have the opportunity to borrow instruments from the Orchestra. Other programs include the young person's concert which engages fourth and fifth graders from Sarasota and manatee schools. This includes an in-school preparation curriculum guide and culminates in a concert held at a professional ...

Sarasota music festival - the Sarasota music festival is one of the premier teaching festivals focused on chamber music in the united states. Through a competitive process, the festival admits 62 of the most talented college-aged, pre-professional musicians to participate in three weeks of master classes and coaching sessions, along with public orchestral and chamber performances. The internationally acclaimed faculty artists teach and perform. In 2019 there were 13 ticketed concerts, one lecture and public access to master classes and open rehearsals.

Form 990s for Sarasota Orchestra

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-07Jun 26, 2020990View PDF
2018-07Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-07Jan 19, 2018990View PDF
2016-07Apr 19, 2017990View PDF
2015-07Jan 15, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Sarasota Orchestra

Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,616,731
Program services$3,910,599
Investment income and dividends$135,352
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-10,620
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-2,392
Net income from fundraising events$422,044
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-326
Miscellaneous revenues$142,905
Total revenues$11,214,293

Vendors for Sarasota Orchestra

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Mayer Hoffman Mccann P.C.Audit accounting2019-12-31
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...and 14 more vendors

Personnel at Sarasota Orchestra

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Joseph McKennaPresident and Chief Executive Officer$179,532Aug. 18, 2020
Gordon GreenfieldChief Operating Officer$112,385Aug. 18, 2020
█████ ██████Chief Financial Officer / Senior Vice President of Finance and Administr$118,034Aug. 18, 2020
████ ████ ██████Vice President of Operations-Aug. 18, 2020
██████ █████Director of Marketing-Aug. 18, 2020
████ █████Technical Director-Aug. 18, 2020
██████ ██████Director of Education-Aug. 18, 2020
███ ████Music Director$157,103July 31, 2019
█████ █████Director of Artistic Planning-Aug. 18, 2020
█████ ████████Assistant Box Office Manager-Aug. 18, 2020
...and 16 more key personnel

Peer symphony orchestras

1New World Symphony (NWS)501(c)(3)$18 millionMiami Beach, FL
2San Antonio Symphony (SAS)501(c)(3)$6.0 millionSan Antonio, TX
3Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School501(c)(3)$5.0 millionEast Providence, RI
4Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra501(c)(3)$3.6 millionColorado Springs, CO
5Des Moines Symphony Association501(c)(3)$3.3 millionDes Moines, IA
6Santa Barbara Symphony501(c)(3)$3.2 millionSanta Barbara, CA
7Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra501(c)(3)$6.0 millionOrlando, FL
8The Florida Orchestra501(c)(3)$12 millionSt Petersburg, FL
9Jacksonville Symphony Association501(c)(3)$10 millionJacksonville, FL
10The Nashville Symphony501(c)(3)$23 millionNashville, TN
11Indiana Symphony Society501(c)(3)$27 millionIndianapolis, IN
12Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra501(c)(3)$6.1 millionNew Orleans, LA
13Virginia Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$7.8 millionNorfolk, VA
14Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$10 millionCharlotte, NC
15Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO)501(c)(3)$45 millionPittsburgh, PA
16Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO)501(c)(3)$33 millionSt Louis, MO
17Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$48 millionMilwaukee, WI
18Knoxville Symphony Society Incorporated501(c)(3)$4.1 millionKnoxville, TN
19Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$4.5 millionLos Angeles, CA
20San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$36 millionSan Diego, CA
21Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)501(c)(3)$40 millionDetroit, MI
22Richmond Symphony501(c)(3)$5.8 millionRichmond, VA
23Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra501(c)(3)$3.0 millionMilwaukee, WI
24Portland Symphony Orchestra (PSO)501(c)(3)$5.1 millionPortland, ME
25The Louisville Orchestra501(c)(3)$7.4 millionLouisville, KY