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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

The Amarillo Symphony

Enthusiastic for the Performance and Discovery of Great Orchestral Music

three stars

88.43

301 South Polk Street Suite 700
Amarillo, TX 79101
tel: (806) 376-8782   Web Site
EIN: 75-1153018

Board Leadership
Laura Street
President

CEO
Corey Cowart
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.43 three stars
  Financial 87.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Amarillo Symphony will infuse the Amarillo Community with an unbridled enthusiasm for the performance and discovery of great orchestral music. In addition to its seven concert series, the Amarillo Symphony performs educational concerts, sponsors the Amarillo Youth Orchestra and partners with the Lone Star Ballet to present The Nutcracker. An Amarillo Symphony string quintet visits more than 40 elementary schools annually to give second and third grade students an introduction to the different string instruments. The Amarillo Youth Orchestra is a performance-based program for young instrumentalists from around the Texas Panhandle. The four orchestras offer a unique musical experience to young musicians ages 10 to 18 of different skill levels.

The Amarillo Symphony will infuse the Amarillo Community with an unbridled enthusiasm for the performance and discovery of great orchestral music. In addition to its seven concert series, the Amarillo Symphony performs educational concerts, sponsors the Amarillo Youth Orchestra and partners with the Lone Star Ballet to present The Nutcracker. An Amarillo Symphony string quintet visits more than 40 elementary schools annually to give second and third grade students an introduction to the different string instruments. The Amarillo Youth Orchestra is a performance-based program for young instrumentalists from around the Texas Panhandle. The four orchestras offer a unique musical experience to young musicians ages 10 to 18 of different skill levels.

Financial

three stars

87.89

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.23
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Amarillo Symphony on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Amarillo Symphony on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Amarillo Symphony (TX) 88.43 three stars
Minnesota Orchestra (MN) 89.38 three stars
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (OH) 91.96 four stars
Wichita Symphony Society (KS) 92.56 four stars
The Los Angeles Philharmonic (CA) 93.73 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $833,896
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,340
   Fundraising Events $237,256
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,076,492
   Program Service Revenue $580,253
Total Primary Revenue $1,656,745
   Other Revenue $141,568
TOTAL REVENUE $1,798,313
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,452,655
   Administrative Expenses $162,671
   Fundraising Expenses $255,792
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,871,118
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-72,805
   
Net Assets $5,165,459

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
Musical Experiences $1,452,655 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.43 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 90.83 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.13 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.54 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 85.63 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 75-1153018
Name in IRS Master File AMARILLO SYMPHONY INC
NTEE Code A69
NTEE Classification Symphony Orchestras
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related 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 September, 1945
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

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,384 4.45% Corey Cowart Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Amarillo Symphony (TX) 88.43 three stars
Utah Symphony & Opera (UT) 95.31 four stars
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (MI) 92.50 four stars
The Los Angeles Philharmonic (CA) 93.73 four stars
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LA) 86.72 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Amarillo Symphony
301 South Polk Street
Suite 700
Amarillo, TX 79101
tel: (806) 376-8782
EIN: 75-1153018

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2586
Amarillo, TX 79105

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Board Leadership

Laura Street
President

CEO

Corey Cowart
Executive Director

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