Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Joy of Music Program

Worcester's Community Music School

three stars

88.92

One Gorham Street Worcester, MA 01605
tel: (508) 856-9541   Web Site
EIN: 04-3055099

Board Leadership
Mary Ellen Beaton
President

CEO
Wendy Ardizzone
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.92 three stars
  Financial 84.86 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Joy of Music Program (JOMP) was founded in 1989 to help young children develop a life-long relationship with music, by giving them a joyful and solid musical foundation on which to build in a non-competitive environment. The school's offerings include private instrumental lessons, an exciting choice of classes, highly-regarded jazz and classical ensemble programs, and a vibrant Youth Orchestra and Sinfonietta. Whether you are a beginner or have been playing for many years, you will experience a musical kinship and spirit of community at JOMP that is affirming and energizing.

Joy of Music Program (JOMP) was founded in 1989 to help young children develop a life-long relationship with music, by giving them a joyful and solid musical foundation on which to build in a non-competitive environment. The school's offerings include private instrumental lessons, an exciting choice of classes, highly-regarded jazz and classical ensemble programs, and a vibrant Youth Orchestra and Sinfonietta. Whether you are a beginner or have been playing for many years, you will experience a musical kinship and spirit of community at JOMP that is affirming and energizing.

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Financial

three stars

84.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
70.8%
  Administrative Expenses 22.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.63
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Joy of Music Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Joy of Music Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $348,960
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $7,017
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,100
Total Contributions $368,077
   Program Service Revenue $547,388
Total Primary Revenue $915,465
   Other Revenue $252
TOTAL REVENUE $915,717
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $701,213
   Administrative Expenses $223,486
   Fundraising Expenses $58,362
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $983,061
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-67,344
   
Net Assets $2,721,771

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$63,156 6.42% Gwendolyn Ardizzone Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$64,152 6.52% Richard Ardizzone Associate Director

Mission

Joy of Music Program (JOMP) was founded in 1989 to help young children develop a life-long relationship with music, by giving them a joyful and solid musical foundation on which to build in a non-competitive environment. The school's offerings include private instrumental lessons, an exciting choice of classes, highly-regarded jazz and classical ensemble programs, and a vibrant Youth Orchestra and Sinfonietta. Whether you are a beginner or have been playing for many years, you will experience a musical kinship and spirit of community at JOMP that is affirming and energizing.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Joy of Music Program (MA) 88.92 three stars
MacPhail Center for Music (MN) 85.73 three stars
Third Street Music School Settlement (NY) 93.48 four stars
Settlement Music School (PA) 89.56 three stars
Arts for Learning (FL) 89.95 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Joy of Music Program
One Gorham Street
Worcester, MA 01605
tel: (508) 856-9541
fax: (508) 856-0983
EIN: 04-3055099

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Board Leadership

Mary Ellen Beaton
President

CEO

Wendy Ardizzone
Director