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Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts

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Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts is a performing arts school based in Berkeley Heights, NJ that was founded in 1985. As of 2019 they had $2.7 million in revenue and $751,397 in assets.

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts is New Jersey's largest independent non-profit community performing arts center serving over 1,400 students through a range of classes and ensembles.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: The Judith G Wharton Music Center.

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Program areas at Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts

The Performing Arts school (pas) offers private and group music lessons in nearly all instruments (piano, strings, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, percussion, and harp) and voice, musical theater and drama classes, and summer camp programs for children, teens, and adults, regardless of their ability to pay. Serving nearly 700+ individuals annually, pas welcomes beginning students as well as those with advanced musical abilities. In addition to providing Performing Arts education, pas is involved in The community in many ways. Outreach includes offering on-site instruction at local schools, Performing at community events and festivals, and bringing The joy of music weekly to chronically ill children in long-term pediatric care.

Paterson music project (pmp) uses music as a vehicle for social change empowering children through The communal experience of ensemble learning and performance. A member of The el sistema new jersey alliance, pmp enables 250+ students in grades 1-8 from title one schools to engage deeply with music for up to eight hours per week. Students study a primary instrument, plus music theory, music history, aural training, and singing. They perform frequently for The paterson community and beyond. This intensive schedule allows students to make rapid progress on their instruments and provides a positive and safe environment during out-of-school hours. Providing students with a safe, engaging place to be during out-of-school hours is essential to their success in school and life. Pmp transforms The lives of students, generating pride, solidarity, and beautiful music.

New jersey youth symphony (njys) is The premier provider of musical education to some of The most talented young musicians in new jersey. Njys sets The standard for orchestral excellence through its 15 ensembles led by our staff of experienced and renowned conductors, many of whom are known throughout The u.s. and internationally. Our scholarship program allows all gifted artists to participate. Njys ensembles perform at venues ranging from carnegie hall, The kennedy center, union county Performing Arts center, and new jersey Performing Arts center, to local assisted living centers. In 2017, The youth symphonynjys's premier ensemble won first place at The summa cum laude international youth festival and competition in vienna. Njys was The only ensemble from new jersey to compete.njys is located in new providence, nj. Njys's 500+ students are in grades 3-12 and hail from bergen, essex, hunterdon, mercer, middlesex, monmouth, morris, ocean, passaic, somerset, sussex, and ...

Form 990s for Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Oct 14, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Jul 11, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Mar 4, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts

Total grants, contributions, etc.$812,314
Program services$1,941,146
Investment income and dividends$1,144
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-47,097
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-1,742
Miscellaneous revenues$9,770
Total revenues$2,715,535

Vendors for Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
PKF O'Connor Davies LLPTax accounting2020-10-14
█████████Advocacy software2019-08-29
█████████Content management system software2019-08-29
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-29
█████████Marketing software2019-08-29
█████ ████████████ █████████████Tour Expense$454,9832018-06-01
██████████ ███Tax accounting2015-02-23

Personnel at Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Peter GistelinckExecutive Director-Oct. 14, 2020
Susan PetersonOperations and Finance / Director of Operations-Sept. 1, 2019
██████ ███Director of Education and Strings-Sept. 1, 2019
██████ ██████Director of Student Services-Sept. 1, 2019
██████ ██████Music Explorers Camp Director [email protected] 1, 2019
█████ ██████ ██████Director of Camps Diana-Sept. 1, 2019
█████████ ███Controller-Sept. 1, 2019
██████ █████Vice President$0Sept. 11, 2019
██████ █████████President$0Sept. 11, 2019
██████████ ████████Vice President , Effective 5 and 30 and 2019$0June 30, 2019
...and four more key personnel

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