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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

MasterVoices

Celebrating the art of musical storytelling.

three stars

87.39

1441 Broadway Suite 3024
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 202-9623   Web Site
EIN: 13-1606158

Board Leadership
Juliana Chen & Deborah F. Stiles
Co-Chairs

CEO
Jennifer Collins
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.39 three stars
  Financial 82.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

MasterVoices brings great stories to life through the world's most powerful instrument: the human voice. Unparalleled in scale and vitality, our concerts feature an acclaimed 130-member choir and a dazzling array of world class soloists. From Carnegie Hall to the Intrepid Museum, we chart new musical territory in many genres.

MasterVoices brings great stories to life through the world's most powerful instrument: the human voice. Unparalleled in scale and vitality, our concerts feature an acclaimed 130-member choir and a dazzling array of world class soloists. From Carnegie Hall to the Intrepid Museum, we chart new musical territory in many genres.

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Financial

three stars

82.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MasterVoices on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MasterVoices on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MasterVoices (NY) 87.39 three stars
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (MO) 92.35 four stars
Lyric Opera of Kansas City (MO) 94.24 four stars
Boston Lyric Opera (MA) 89.26 three stars
Opera San José (CA) 92.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $751,933
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $260,347
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $52,475
Total Contributions $1,064,755
   Program Service Revenue $569,675
Total Primary Revenue $1,634,430
   Other Revenue $55,189
TOTAL REVENUE $1,689,619
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,277,221
   Administrative Expenses $173,906
   Fundraising Expenses $212,699
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,663,826
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,793
   
Net Assets $316,850

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
Performances $1,277,221 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2020 87.39 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 81.72 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 81.51 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 86.08 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 84.31 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 81.43 three stars
2016-06 04/01/2017 80.07 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 85.40 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 84.49 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 13-1606158
Name in IRS Master File MASTERVOICES INC
NTEE Code A6B
NTEE Classification Singing, Choral
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 June, 1946
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
$114,033 6.85% Jennifer Collins Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$122,404 7.35% Theodore E. Sperling Artistic Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MasterVoices (NY) 87.39 three stars
Pittsburgh Opera (PA) 86.31 three stars
Sarasota Opera (FL) 86.30 three stars
Opera San José (CA) 92.22 four stars
New Orleans Opera Association (LA) 88.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

MasterVoices
1441 Broadway
Suite 3024
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 202-9623
EIN: 13-1606158

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Board Leadership

Juliana Chen & Deborah F. Stiles
Co-Chairs

CEO

Jennifer Collins
Executive Director

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