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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra

Providing a wide range of musical and teaching experiences

three stars

84.63

117 North Boston Suite 201
Tulsa, OK 74103
tel: (918) 584-3645   Web Site
EIN: 20-3798077

Board Leadership
Deborah Shallcross
President

CEO
Ronald E. Predl
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.63 three stars
  Financial 91.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 80.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in October, 2005, the unique concept of the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (TSO) has gained national attention as a number of other professional orchestras search for a practical alternative to the traditional structure. The mission of TSO is to collaborate and resonate throughout the community as the professional orchestra that educates, entertains, inspires and distinguishes their community through musical excellence and innovation. TSO is committed to serving the Tulsa community as productive citizens, artists, teachers, facilitators, innovators, musical ambassadors and wherever their talents are needed.

Founded in October, 2005, the unique concept of the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (TSO) has gained national attention as a number of other professional orchestras search for a practical alternative to the traditional structure. The mission of TSO is to collaborate and resonate throughout the community as the professional orchestra that educates, entertains, inspires and distinguishes their community through musical excellence and innovation. TSO is committed to serving the Tulsa community as productive citizens, artists, teachers, facilitators, innovators, musical ambassadors and wherever their talents are needed.

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Financial

four stars

91.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

80.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 16.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (OK) 84.63 three stars
Richmond Symphony (VA) 85.84 three stars
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (MN) 88.65 three stars
Austin Symphony Orchestra (TX) 87.27 three stars
The Delaware Symphony Orchestra (DE) 87.75 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,451,182
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,451,182
   Program Service Revenue $1,050,352
Total Primary Revenue $2,501,534
   Other Revenue $160,744
TOTAL REVENUE $2,662,278
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,123,935
   Administrative Expenses $273,323
   Fundraising Expenses $195,700
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,592,958
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $69,320
   
Net Assets $1,654,268

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Concerts $1,376,780 64.8%
Accompany Other Professional Groups $546,397 25.7%
Education Program $200,758 9.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 84.63 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 86.90 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 86.97 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 83.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 84.88 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.50 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 83.20 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 80.33 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 20-3798077
Name in IRS Master File TULSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 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
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 January, 2006
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$66,825 2.57% Ronald Predl Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$73,613 2.83% Tim McFadden Executive Committee Vice President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (OK) 84.63 three stars
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association (CA) 87.97 three stars
Silkroad (MA) 87.29 three stars
New York Philharmonic (NY) 85.87 three stars
Wichita Symphony Society (KS) 92.84 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra
117 North Boston
Suite 201
Tulsa, OK 74103
tel: (918) 584-3645
fax: (918) 584-3603
EIN: 20-3798077

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Board Leadership

Deborah Shallcross
President

CEO

Ronald E. Predl
Executive Director

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