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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Making Great Music Personal

three stars

85.46

350 S. Figueroa St. Suite 183
Los Angeles, CA 90071
tel: (213) 622-7001   Web Site
EIN: 23-7010825

Board Leadership
Leslie Lassiter
Chairman

CEO
Ruth Eliel
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.46 three stars
  Financial 82.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is to enrich and connect our community through intimate and transformative musical experiences which exemplify and foster artistic excellence, education and innovation. The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1968 as an artistic outlet for the recording industry's most gifted musicians. During its 44-year history, the Orchestra has made 30 recordings, toured Europe, South America and Japan, performed across North America, earning adulation from audiences and critics alike, and garnered seven ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming.

The mission of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is to enrich and connect our community through intimate and transformative musical experiences which exemplify and foster artistic excellence, education and innovation. The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1968 as an artistic outlet for the recording industry's most gifted musicians. During its 44-year history, the Orchestra has made 30 recordings, toured Europe, South America and Japan, performed across North America, earning adulation from audiences and critics alike, and garnered seven ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming.

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Financial

three stars

82.64

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (CA) 85.46 three stars
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (MN) 88.84 three stars
Dallas Symphony Association (TX) 88.15 three stars
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (TN) 85.62 three stars
Flint Institute of Music (MI) 86.13 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,869,731
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $805,796
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,675,527
   Program Service Revenue $1,111,242
Total Primary Revenue $4,786,769
   Other Revenue $-245,609
TOTAL REVENUE $4,541,160
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,635,621
   Administrative Expenses $963,311
   Fundraising Expenses $724,591
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,323,523
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-782,363
   
Net Assets $3,012,322

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 85.46 three stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 88.10 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 82.30 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.01 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.82 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 82.43 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 89.36 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 83.45 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2013 88.14 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7010825
Name in IRS Master File THE LOS ANGELES CHAMBER ORCHESTRA SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code A69
NTEE Classification Symphony Orchestras
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1969
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,781 3.50% Scott Harrison Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (CA) 85.46 three stars
Orchestra of St. Luke's (NY) 90.93 four stars
Princeton Symphony Orchestra (NJ) 93.93 four stars
Los Angeles Master Chorale Association (CA) 87.65 three stars
American Composers Orchestra (NY) 85.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
350 S. Figueroa St.
Suite 183
Los Angeles, CA 90071
tel: (213) 622-7001
fax: (213) 626-2157
EIN: 23-7010825

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Board Leadership

Leslie Lassiter
Chairman

CEO

Ruth Eliel
Interim Executive Director

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