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The Great American Songbook Foundation

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The Great American Songbook Foundation is a music festivals or event based in Carmel, IN that was founded in 2008. As of 2018 they had $16 million in revenue and $16 million in assets.

The mission of the michael feinstein great American songbook initiative is to inspire and educate by celebrating the great American songbook. The mission of The Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative is to inspire and educate by celebrat...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: The Feinstein Foundation For The Educ And Pres Of The Great American Songbook; Feinstein Foundation For The Education And Preservation Of The Great; and The Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative.

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Program areas at The Great American Songbook Foundation

Archives: the great american songbook archives & library house more than 500,000 items representing a rich musical history, such as the collections of songwriters gus khan and meredith willson and other collections of music, manuscripts, and relevant personal papers and possessions. The archives were established to preserve the physical artifacts of the creators and performers of the great american songbook for the education and benefit of current and future generations. The facility also includes a reference library and study space for researchers who wish to learn more about the music and the culture it has inspired. In addition, the great american songbook exhibit gallery " open to the public " is a multimedia educational center with rotating exhibits displaying pieces from the archives. As a cultural affiliate of the los angeles-based grammy museum, the songbook foundation is one of only five such institutions worldwide that collaborate on exhibitions, educational initiatives, ...

Museum activities: in december 2017, the 107-acre asherwood estate in carmel was gifted to the foundation to support its mission, including its plans to establish a great american songbook hall of fame museum. The foundation is developing a marketing plan for the sale of the property.

Education/outreach: the foundation has developed effective education and outreach programs to introduce people of all ages to the music and composers of the great american songbook in the context of american history and culture. The great american songbook academy is the nations only music and performance intensive for high school vocalists that is dedicated solely to the music of broadway, hollywood musicals and the tin pan alley era of the early to mid-20th century. Students from around the country apply for the opportunity to learn and perform under the guidance of broadway performers, music industry professionals and educators from respected university music and theater programs. The foundation also offers multidisciplinary curricula for schoolchildren based on the music of the great american songbook. The free, downloadable lesson plans were developed as a companion educational resource to the pbs series michael feinsteins american songbook. The foundations perfect harmony program, endorsed by the ...

Form 990s for The Great American Songbook Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Apr 14, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Feb 6, 2015990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Great American Songbook Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,167,320
Program services$47,460
Investment income and dividends$442
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$103,722
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,774
Total revenues$16,320,718

Vendors for The Great American Songbook Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2019-08-29
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Personnel at The Great American Songbook Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jeffrey C. McDermottPresident and Chief Executive Officer$14,462Sept. 4, 2019
Susan SpringirthVice President of Finance$10,914June 30, 2018
█████ █████Executive Director / Vice President Gasf$95,109Sept. 4, 2019
█████ ██ ██████Director of Museum Planning and Audience Enrichment-Sept. 4, 2019
███████ █████████Treasurer / Founder and Artistic Director$150,000Sept. 5, 2019
███ ████████ ████████Vice Chairman$0Sept. 11, 2019
███████ █████████ ██████Board Chair$0Sept. 11, 2019
███████ ██████Secretary$0Aug. 2, 2019
██████ █ ████Treasurer$0Aug. 1, 2019
...and one more key personnel

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