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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Pasadena Conservatory of Music

A place of study, performance, and collaboration dedicated to teaching traditional and contemporary music

four stars

90.50

100 North Hill Avenue Pasadena, CA 91106
tel: (626) 683-3355   Web Site
EIN: 95-3900207

Board Leadership
V. Shannon Clyne
Chair

CEO
Stephen McCurry
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.50 four stars
  Financial 89.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1984, The Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is an independent, nonprofit, nationally-accredited community school whose mission is to educate, advocate, inspire, and share through music study and performance. The Conservatory offers a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses traditional and contemporary music for children and adults. More than 1,200 students attend the school annually and over 3,000 students in schools throughout the Pasadena, CA community benefit from its extensive outreach programs. The fundamental purpose of the Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is to provide opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to learn, perform, and enjoy music.

Established in 1984, The Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is an independent, nonprofit, nationally-accredited community school whose mission is to educate, advocate, inspire, and share through music study and performance. The Conservatory offers a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses traditional and contemporary music for children and adults. More than 1,200 students attend the school annually and over 3,000 students in schools throughout the Pasadena, CA community benefit from its extensive outreach programs. The fundamental purpose of the Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is to provide opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to learn, perform, and enjoy music.

Financial

three stars

89.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.20
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pasadena Conservatory of Music on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pasadena Conservatory of Music on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 90.50 four stars
Grantmakers in the Arts (NY) 87.76 three stars
Creative Capital Foundation (NY) 89.43 three stars
Princess Grace Foundation-USA (NY) 85.98 three stars
The Loft Literary Center (MN) 90.41 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,179,550
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $28,900
Total Contributions $1,208,450
   Program Service Revenue $2,096,009
Total Primary Revenue $3,304,459
   Other Revenue $2,499
TOTAL REVENUE $3,306,958
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,448,256
   Administrative Expenses $539,577
   Fundraising Expenses $215,061
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,202,894
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $104,064
   
Net Assets $10,057,174

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Pasadena Conservatory of Music has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 90.50 four stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 91.33 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 91.23 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.42 four stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 91.72 four 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 95-3900207
Name in IRS Master File PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
NTEE Code A6E
NTEE Classification Performing Arts Schools
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
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 July, 1984
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
$145,357 4.53% Stephen Mccurry Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pasadena Conservatory of Music (CA) 90.50 four stars
National Performance Network (LA) 87.25 three stars
Foundation for Contemporary Arts (NY) 88.93 three stars
Montalvo Arts Center (CA) 91.91 four stars
The Lark (NY) 89.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pasadena Conservatory of Music
100 North Hill Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106
tel: (626) 683-3355
EIN: 95-3900207

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Board Leadership

V. Shannon Clyne
Chair

CEO

Stephen McCurry
Executive Director

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