Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Youth Orchestra of the Americas

Music transforming lives

three stars

83.82

1342 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC 20009
tel: (703) 236-0010   Web Site
EIN: 52-2309214

Board Leadership
Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg
Chair

CEO
Mark Gillespie
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.82 three stars
  Financial 79.94 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Youth Orchestra of the Americas (YOA) is a world-class symphony orchestra of 100 musical leaders, ages 18 to 30, representing more than 25 countries in the Western Hemisphere. YOA'S mission is to bring together energetic, talented musicians to pursue excellence and celebrate cultural diversity as a catalyst for social change. In ten years, YOA has become an international brand by bringing renowned artists from Yo-Yo Ma to Valery Gergiev, from Plácido Domingo to Philip Glass into the lives of underserved communities, young musicians, and diverse audiences.

The Youth Orchestra of the Americas (YOA) is a world-class symphony orchestra of 100 musical leaders, ages 18 to 30, representing more than 25 countries in the Western Hemisphere. YOA'S mission is to bring together energetic, talented musicians to pursue excellence and celebrate cultural diversity as a catalyst for social change. In ten years, YOA has become an international brand by bringing renowned artists from Yo-Yo Ma to Valery Gergiev, from Plácido Domingo to Philip Glass into the lives of underserved communities, young musicians, and diverse audiences.

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Financial

two stars

79.94

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 145.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth Orchestra of the Americas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Youth Orchestra of the Americas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,403,495
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $230,541
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,634,036
   Program Service Revenue $131,534
Total Primary Revenue $1,765,570
   Other Revenue $13
TOTAL REVENUE $1,765,583
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,509,230
   Administrative Expenses $117,230
   Fundraising Expenses $130,606
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,757,066
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,517
   
Net Assets $-126,277

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,337 7.07% Mark Gillespie CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$124,337 7.07% Katarina Weir CEO, Executive Director

Mission

The Youth Orchestra of the Americas (YOA) is a world-class symphony orchestra of 100 musical leaders, ages 18 to 30, representing more than 25 countries in the Western Hemisphere. YOA'S mission is to bring together energetic, talented musicians to pursue excellence and celebrate cultural diversity as a catalyst for social change. In ten years, YOA has become an international brand by bringing renowned artists from Yo-Yo Ma to Valery Gergiev, from Plácido Domingo to Philip Glass into the lives of underserved communities, young musicians, and diverse audiences.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Youth Orchestra of the Americas (DC) 83.82 three stars
Minnesota Orchestra (MN) 90.58 four stars
Empire State Youth Orchestra (NY) 86.22 three stars
Marin Symphony (CA) 89.66 three stars
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LA) 88.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Youth Orchestra of the Americas
1342 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (703) 236-0010
EIN: 52-2309214

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Board Leadership

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg
Chair

CEO

Mark Gillespie
CEO