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Virginia Symphony Orchestra

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

Virginia Symphony Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in Norfolk, VA that was founded in 1949. As of 2018 they had $7.8 million in revenue and $2.5 million in assets.

The Virginia Symphony inspires, educates and connects audiences of all ages by presenting classical and pops musical concerts and educational and outreach programs to students.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Virginia Orchestra Group.

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Program areas at Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Program 1- provision of orchestras, ensembles, musical groups and guest artists for cultural and educational opportunities and experiences primarily within greater hampton roads. The 99 year-old orchestra is Virginia's pre-eminent professional symphony orchestra and performs classics, pops and family concert series in Virginia and north carolina reaching more than 100,000 concert goers every year. Dedicated to engaging children, students and adults with the power of classical music, education and community programs reach over 35,000 children, students and life long learning adults each year through young people's concerts, school artistic residencies, master classes and small ensemble special programs. In addition, vso presents the generations in unison program whose initiative aims to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of memory care and assisted living individuals.

Form 990s for Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Apr 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Apr 19, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 9, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jul 22, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,019,834
Program services$2,763,660
Investment income and dividends$255
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$14,465
Net income from fundraising events$32,448
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$9,887
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$7,840,549

Vendors for Virginia Symphony Orchestra

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2019-12-05
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-12-05
█████████Content management system software2019-12-05
███████ ███Tax accounting2019-02-14
███████ ███████████ ███Music Director$159,0002018-06-01
███ ██████ █████ ███████████ ███Fundraising Planners and Consultants2018-06-01
█████████ ████████Software2018-04-26

Personnel at Virginia Symphony Orchestra

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Karen PhilionPresident and Chief Executive Officer-April 10, 2019
Monica MeyerVice President of Marketing, Sales and Public Relations-Aug. 10, 2019
█████████ ███████Vice President of Development-Aug. 10, 2019
█████████ ██████Vice President of Orchestra Activities-Aug. 10, 2019
████ ██████Principal Librarian-Aug. 10, 2019
█████ ██ ████████Senior Director of Development-July 12, 2018
█████ ████████Music Director-Aug. 10, 2019
████ ██████Operations Manager-Aug. 10, 2019
██████ ██████Manager of Marketing and Volunteer Resources-Aug. 10, 2019
██████ ██████Manager of Digital Media Strategies and Patron Loyalty-Aug. 10, 2019
...and 11 more key personnel

Peer symphony orchestras

1Richmond Symphony501(c)(3)$5.8 millionRichmond, VA
2Orchestra Iowa501(c)(3)$2.5 millionCedar Rapids, IA
3Empire State Youth Orchestra (ESYO)501(c)(3)$2.3 millionSchenectady, NY
4West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO)501(c)(3)$2.3 millionCharleston, WV
5Chattanooga Symphony and Opera (CSO)501(c)(3)$2.3 millionChattanooga, TN
6Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (WCO)501(c)(3)$2.4 millionMadison, WI
7Indiana Symphony Society501(c)(3)$27 millionIndianapolis, IN
8Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra501(c)(3)$6.1 millionNew Orleans, LA
9San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association501(c)(3)$36 millionSan Diego, CA
10Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$10 millionCharlotte, NC
11Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$4.5 millionLos Angeles, CA
12Oakland Symphony (OEBS)501(c)(3)$2.6 millionOakland, CA
13Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO)501(c)(3)$33 millionSt Louis, MO
14Knoxville Symphony Society Incorporated501(c)(3)$4.1 millionKnoxville, TN
15Sarasota Orchestra501(c)(3)$9.6 millionSarasota, FL
16New Mexico Philharmonic501(c)(3)$2.2 millionAlbuquerque, NM
17National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale of Montgomery County501(c)(3)$2.0 millionNorth Bethesda, MD
18The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Society501(c)(3)$11 millionSt Paul, MN
19Hartford Symphony Orchestra (HSO)501(c)(3)$5.8 millionHartford, CT
20San Antonio Symphony (SAS)501(c)(3)$6.0 millionSan Antonio, TX
21Colorado Symphony501(c)(3)$13 millionDenver, CO
22South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO)501(c)(3)$2.1 millionSioux Falls, SD
23Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale501(c)(3)$4.5 millionSan Francisco, CA
24Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School501(c)(3)$5.0 millionEast Providence, RI
25Santa Rosa Symphony (SRS)501(c)(3)$4.6 millionSanta Rosa, CA